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Skylark Diner

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17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817
+1 732-777-7878
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 32
    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
Not your usual diner!

This may look like a traditional diner, but the food is better than what you grew up eating if you're from NJ. Nice selection of entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Portions are generous and prices are fair. One of the best diners in NJ!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
devineka
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Flemington, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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194 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Flemington, New Jersey
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This may look like a traditional diner, but the food is better than what you grew up eating if you're from NJ. Nice selection of entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Portions are generous and prices are fair. One of the best diners in NJ!

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NJ USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Met my sister and niece here based on hype to celebrate a birthday and were not disappointed. Crowded but we were seated right away on a Tuesday at 1 PM. Waitress was attentive yet we were not rushed. Received accurate description to menu questions. Shared a turkey club with my sister which was plenty - roasted turkey (not deli meat)... More 

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wolfp10
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Don't let the name fool you, it calls itself a Diner but it is more of a chic restaurant. Decorum was clean and bright. Staff was friendly. You get a free piece of bread, which was a nice touch. I had a Cuban sandwich, which was grilled just enough to make it absolutely delicious. I would eat here again.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have always enjoyed the food here. Only some waiters are very attentive and efficient, others are preoccupied. The environment is not quite comfortable but the decor is a nice change. The greatest disappointment is a restaurant with a booze cart... and they have theirs out early in the morning where the promoter has no discretion or regard for kids.... More 

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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were in the area on business and basically stumbled upon this place. The décor and number of cars in the lot enticed us to give it a try. Turned out to be a decent stop for a light dinner. Weren't sure if we should go with the dinner items or sandwiches, opted for sandwiches. Both were very good. Not... More 

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Marlboro
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We ate at skylark diner in Edison, NJ. It had a bar and the menu had a little more then diner food. It was good. Service was great. I wouldn't rush back.

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Really enjoyed this diner with my son and husband. Service was good, food was good and were really liked where we were sitting - by the bar in a sports bar like atmosphere. The only complaint is that the restrooms need to be cleaned more often - this was a turn off.

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New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

First time trying the skylark and won't be my last. Went on a Monday afternoon with the family. The service was great, it was not busy at all, but they were still fully staffed. The server was friendly and kept checking on us. They have a children's menu and the prices are very reasonable for the kids. They also give... More 

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New York City, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a good diner but not a great diner. The food is good, the service is friendly, but it is vastly overpriced for what you get. The LOX omelette does not surpass other places yet the price is much higher than anywhere else. However, it's a nice place to go with family.

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Edison, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: +1 732-777-7878

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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