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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch

We went After golf, but good anytime. Extensive menu. Prompt service. Always busy. A local institution. Great diner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went After golf, but good anytime. Extensive menu. Prompt service. Always busy. A local institution. Great diner.

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Weston, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Loud and brash and a huge menu. Sometimes great service, sometimes not. As with most diner, a huge choice of everything. Prices are from moderate and above. Food is quite good--my favorites are the Marion Chopped Salad and the Turkey Bowl. We've been going for 20+ years and the place needs to be freshened up a bit. There is almost... More 

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Roselle, New Jersey
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I love the bakery here, especially the mini apple pies. The food is pretty much diner fare, with a ton of options that are all average taste-wise. The issue here is that the service is pretty much nonexistent. Some of the servers are slow, others disinterested, but overall you won't be pleased by the attention you are paid. The service... More 

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New York City, New York
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I used to like the Ritz Diner but two recent visits to the Ritz Diner indicate that it is on the decline. Both vists were for breakfast and on both visits even though there were booths toward the front we were seated at a table toward the back across from the kitchen door and had the same waitress. On the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This has to be one of the best diners in north Jersey. It's been around at lease 25 years and the food is always great! Their salads are plentiful, as are their other items. You never leave hungry. This popular eatery needs to be updated somewhat and yes, while it can get crowded at times, it definitely says something about... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The diner is worn out and borders on seedy..a renovation is most definitely in order. The blinds at our table were spattered with food, the menus were sticky. I ordered pierogies...they came to the table overcooked and hard...when I returned my dish, the waitress seemed annoyed...it wasn't her fault. Won't be back until some changes are made.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've only eaten inside once years ago for breakfast, when I was visiting family, and today my family brought in their lunch as take out- we had a fabulous stack of fresh shrimp salad sandwiches- they were meaty with plenty of shrimp on rye bread with lettuce and tomatoes- the accompanying cole slaw was very good as well, and they... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food is quite good. It's the meeting place in town and can get pretty noisy. The service is very good.

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New York City, New York
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The large menu has many different types of food to suit anyone from breakfast to dinner entrees. Very good for families with large portions that can be shared or taken home. It is still a diner so don't expect an elegant dining but the food is very good. The bakery is excellent and they do a big take out bakery... More 

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

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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