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Skylark Diner

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17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817
732) 777-7878
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really disappointing

Just horrible service. C'mon. Re-read the playbook. Waitress was nowhere to be found; never attending to the customers. Host didn't even offer a menu. Food is overpriced. Why weren't we served bread? Did you forget or just cutting corners? Not a favorite of mine at all. Too over priced.

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Dynamo297
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Edison, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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185 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Edison, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Just horrible service. C'mon. Re-read the playbook. Waitress was nowhere to be found; never attending to the customers. Host didn't even offer a menu. Food is overpriced. Why weren't we served bread? Did you forget or just cutting corners? Not a favorite of mine at all. Too over priced.

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Edison, New Jersey
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wait staff attentive. Food hot and promptly served. The sandwiches are inventive traditional with a twist. Good for price.

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Belleville, Michigan
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Every item on the menu is great. Very fast and great service and of course the Chick Pea salad is out of this world.

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My wife and I were out running a few errands and decided to stop in for a bite of lunch. We had dined here for breakfast, lunch and a early dinner previously. We were seated promptly upon entering the front door. Our wait staff seemed competent but not overly attentive. We place our order with the staff. My wife ordered... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Such ashame when this Restaurant /diner opened up it had such promise. ... their menu was exciting and innovative. With that being said, they definitely lost sight of what they had originally intended. Bring back the good that you offered when you first opened. I could go to any diner for what I ordered. . Not worth mentioning

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Skylark Diner offers quite a lengthy all-day breakfast menu. I ordered one of their omelets and asked if it could be made with egg whites and no cheese. I was told that was no problem. A lovely breakfast was delivered a short while later. If you are hungry for breakfast, this is a good place to come.

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Edison, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

have eaten both breakfast and lunch here on numerous occasions. good solid food, once in a while they get creative but nothing that really hits it out of the park. - I don't have a menu 'favorite' that compels me to return. don't get me wrong, great food, great staff,,usually very attentive and predictable.

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Westfield, New Jersey, USA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is what I call an upscale diner with a broad, moderately priced menu and very good service. My family eats brunch here monthly. The food is prepared properly and the portions are just right. For those dining later in the day, this diner also serves a range of alcoholic beverages; an interesting twist for a diner.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The place very spacey. Bathroom dreadful, should have been cleaner. Restaurant waiting area neat. I love the space! I ordered a burger, wings, and l 3 salads for the vegetarians in my Fam :)The salad is totally over priced. Caesar salad that does not include tomatoes only lettuce, light cheese, croutons. I could have bought that at raceway. The salads... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Freshly squeezed OJ!! Awesome décor, delish food and friendly staff made for a nice quiet breakfast after a night of drinking and dancing! LOVE the look and feel of this diner...cant wait to go back again...maybe for dinner? So glad we got up and went!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: 732) 777-7878

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?