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Chit Chat Diner

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515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
201-820-4033
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Solid & Consistant

If you run a diner in N J, then you have to meet your customers demands for Good ,Fresh and Appetizing meals 24/7.This dinner gets it and the décor is very very charming..

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If you run a diner in N J, then you have to meet your customers demands for Good ,Fresh and Appetizing meals 24/7.This dinner gets it and the décor is very very charming..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It might say it's a diner and it might look like a diner, but the prices are not diner prices. I remembered the location of this place when it was under another name and was interested in trying it under its current incarnation. The wait staff was pleasant. The food was OK (ordinary). I had a burger & fries. There... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Chit Chat is not the usual Diner. It has class! The décor is very appealing and soothing. The menu is very varied and the food .... hmmmmmm is simply delicious! Service is great. And even parking is convenient. Go! You will not regret it. As a matter of fact, you will keep returning there to try all the items on... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

GREAT place to eat. GREAT food, GREAT people working their. Plus the Management is outstanding. They will do anything for their customers.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The menu is worth an arm and a leg with 10 pages worth of items, but the vegetarian options are too few. We ordered the quesadilla and a pasta, both on the boring side. The portions were a good size, being a diner and all - But I was left expecting more from $15 meals. Service is good and the... More 

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Lodi, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Not your typical NJ diner menu. Yes, you'll find the standard salads, breakfast eggs but definitely specialty items. I had the Torta Milanesa (chicken, grilled onions, refried beans, chipotle on a baquette). Also tried the Mole Frites. The menu is riddled with unique dishes (example Braised short rib and egg tacos) from breakfast to 3am snacks. Definitely properly staffed, good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I enjoy the food from Chit Chat, but it is overpriced. I have had burgers, salads and platters that were all good, but each dish could be 2-4$ less. I would order more often if the price was better. People can't spend 15-20$ on lunch often, at least not most people.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Disappointed! I have breakfast at the Chit Chat at least 3 or 4 times a month, and my wife and I order take out at least once a week. This morning I noticed I was charged for a refill on my soda, something that I'd never been charged before. When I informed the manager that I was surprised that they... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had a quick bite as this very cute diner decorated in the artists theme of black and white checks with bright colors. I had their Vegan urge and my two companions had a burger and the other a grilled cheese. the food was tasty and delicious. and the service was with a smile. I'd recommend it to anyone who lives... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I always order the same thing here no matter what time of day. I loved the first time I went there and had an omelet so that's what I stick with. Place can be crowded at times but usually don't have to wait long. 2 people 2 omelets 2 coffees= $24 + tip

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: 201-820-4033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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