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358 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-342-0914
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Ranked #9 of 143 Restaurants in Hackensack
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Seriously I don't understand why this tiny place is packed - burgers were small (OK taste) and did not even come with lettuce and tomatoes... disappointed!

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Ok so I am not from around bergen county, but after moving to Hackensack my wife made this huge deal about going to White Manna. Well we went and it was interesting. White manna is a classic sliders stand. The menu is simple, but effective. I ordered cheese burger with onion and ketchup. The burgers were a little greasy but... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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137 reviews 137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is always packed and the reason is because they have excellent food. The place offers this incredible little burgers. My only wish is that it would be cleaner. then I would definitely give a 5 star. To the owners, I like your food, but keeping a place clean from outside to the inside and your place will not... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

One of the oldest diners in the US. It is all about the atmosphere the burgers are good .Have to try it fun place. You will come out smelling like an onion !!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

this place is really something. the burgers are terrific and cooked right in front of you on the grill which is the centerpiece of the U shaped counter. Be prepared to wait for a seat as this place is tiny.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I started going to the White Manna as a rookie cop walking a beat in 1964. The best breakfast, then the best lunch. Walking the midnight shift, I would wait for the owner to open up at 6AM to get a hot cup of coffee. He used to order fresh ground beef every day and cut up fresh onions every... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

White Mana in Hackensack has the best small burger on a bun by far. Go there and taste it for yourself, you will be a believer!

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Brooklyn, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This small, 1930s diner is as unassuming as it is (justly) famous. The small burgers on potato rolls are a thing of perfection (and a true cheap eat). Definitely get it with onions and, if you like it, cheese. The question is not whether to go but how many burgers to get when you are there. A must.

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Iconic burger place. Fresh steamed over onion burgers, served on soft, Martin potato rolls, made the way you want. Yea so she has a little attitude, that just adds to the ambiance. Go in for some great little burgers and have a good time! Don't order fries from the cook, but the guy in the back. He takes fry and... More 

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New Jersey
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251 reviews 251 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
653 helpful votes 653 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Everyone raves about the White Mana in Hackensack. I was here several years ago to get some cheese burgers with onions for take out. At that time they tasted ok. Today I was on my way to Costco and decided to stop here before the lunch crowd arrived. There was only one person ordering 3 burgers for take out around... More 

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Address: 358 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone Number: 201-342-0914
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack

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