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72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
973-533-1213
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6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Thank Heavens for the Top Qualithy Food!!!

They are hiring new waiters/waitresses so to say that service on our recent visit was average would be kind. The atmosphere does not compare with recently renovated diners throughout New Jersey...Ah the food and the value. These are the saving features. We continue to believe that the top quality... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Richard S
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Livingston nj
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toronto
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

probably the best diner around - expect absolutely huge portions - definitely end up taking food home or sharing. a little bit of everything. fast friendly service

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Livingston nj
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183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

They are hiring new waiters/waitresses so to say that service on our recent visit was average would be kind. The atmosphere does not compare with recently renovated diners throughout New Jersey...Ah the food and the value. These are the saving features. We continue to believe that the top quality fish is among the best values in the state and is... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Love the takeout bakery items bit as for the rest of the joint take a pass. Never good when the silverware is stained. Food is average at best. Food is thrown at you with no care for the quality. Best item on menu is blueberry pie. As for the rest of the place, living off reputation from years ago. Just... More 

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Livingston
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Terrific breakfast sandwiches, awesome pancakes and omelets! Service is excellent and the menu is huge! Best desserts in town for any party or holiday.

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New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Growing up in the area, I frequented the Ritz quite often. For one thing, it's extremely affordable even for a diner—just this morning I had brunch with a friend and the entire meal cost the two of us a grand total of $18.04 plus a 20% tip. Almost nothing for a delicious and delightful meal! For diner food, the quality... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great food and service. Did not have room for desert so we got them to go for the next morning. Would highly recommend this diner.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Good restaurant but a little dirty, make sure you don't sit in the back booths near the kitchen, for 17 years now they haven't been able to get rid of the family of flies that live back there and that's where they put the screaming kids too. BEWARE

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Livingston New jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have been here many times, as my wife likes to go but I do not understand why people go here. The service is horrible, the carpets are ripped the food is mediocre at best. I can't even believe diners drive ins and dives came here, for desserts only I can see. The caramel apple pie is good but other... More 

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Livingston nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

But don't expect any atmosphere. The best thing that can be said about the decor is that the carpeting is always replaced before it becomes a negative. If you are looking for a modern, clean quiet diner this ain't it. I eat dinner here quite often and if you love fish at a reasonable price this is the place to... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We eat here probably on average once a month. It is a real local establishment and we always run into everyone we know. The ritz staff are always very accommodating of families and the staff are always helpful, despite looking exhausted from the sheer volume of people coming on a daily basis (they must print money). Highly recommend getting the... More 

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Additional Information about Ritz Diner

Address: 72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
Phone Number: 973-533-1213
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-533-1213

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am

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