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179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
201-933-4446
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average Diner

Food was good, service was good. I haven't been here in a really long time but I would come back for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Dan G
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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was good, service was good. I haven't been here in a really long time but I would come back for sure.

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Newton, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Always feel like family and never a bad meal if you walk away hungry it is your own fault they serve large portions great value for your money. Very friendly staff!!! Alicia is the best..

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Asheville, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We tried this restaurant while in the area recently on someone's recommendation. The menu is extensive, so if you have a hard time making up your mind on what to select you might have trouble. We were satisfied with our meal. My son and I chose hamburgers which there are lots of choices as I mentioned earlier. The food was... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had dinner here 2 nights in a row because the food was so good. Highlights in our group were Atlantic salmon, chicken pot pie, and burgers. The salmon eater said it was the best he had had in years. The chicken pot pie had large chucks of chicken, and the burgers were Angus beef on artisanal rolls; mine had... More 

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Newton, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I go to this Diner at least once a week. The owners Jimmy and Vicki always greet us with a big Smile and come over to the table to see how we are doing. They have top notch staff and service. My favorite wait staff is Alyssa she is the best. We have never had a bad meal here or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Heard this from my employee, Food was good, but to be extra charged for TV Entertainment is ridiculous,WT? They sat down to eat and were watching TV. They asked if they could change the channel to watch another sport event being that there was 3 TV's showing the same game. When they received the check each were charged .33 cents... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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168 reviews 168 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This restaurant has kind of a family restaurant / New York Deli kind of feel. As you enter it has a great looking desert display that definately gives it the Deli feel but the decor and menu gives it more of an American family restaurant feel. I ordered the Pot roast sandwich with a salad. The sandwich was delicious and... More 

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440 reviews 440 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I know this place before they renovated but never went in afterwards. After the renovation, this place is very modern and comfortable. The staff is very helpful and you either get your very young people or the mean old-faced ladies (they could be nice but I don't know since they didn't wait in me). Sitting at the bar can be... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What a waste of an amazing space. The owners need to wake up. The management and staff are frequently unprofessional and discourteous with slow, unresponsive service. The food seems to get worse every time. Cold, bland and undercooked seems to be the norm here. I'm not going here anymore as I have had a whole succession of bad experiences. The... More 

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Teterboro, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

first time here Deserts look great as you enter. Breakfast - the building appears new but our booth already was missing the covering right in the middle of the seat. Omelet was typical flat and overdone, potatoes just ok, toast like a board, bacon thin and mostly fatty, coffee barely better than brown water, ok it's a diner I know,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 179 Paterson Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1801
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
  • Phone Number: 201-933-4446

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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