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Cracker Barrel

172 Howard Blvd, Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
(973) 398-8404
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Cuisines: American
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- Jul 28, 2014
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Lecatno, Fl
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108 reviews 108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We normally stop here 3 or 4 times a summer when traveling from the Poconos to the NY Meto area. for breakfast and have never been disappointed. We have found the chain to be consistently good. We normally get a breakfast combo consisting of eggs and pancakes or french toast and there is always more than we can finish. The... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Got right in,no waiting. But then the wait at the table began. When we finally put our order in it took 35 min to get the food. We then had to wait for the ketchup, white gravy, biscuits, and refills!!! Uughhh A lot of waiting. The foods taste where fresh and good as expected. Just having to wait so long... More

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I meet with a group of guys about once a month for breakfast and conversation about events. This place is a favorite of theirs...not me. It's been a while since my last comment about this place. The menu is large, especially for breakfast. You can get more choices than at "Alice's Restaurant". It appears that the pancake/waffle dishes are tasty... More

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Dover, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The wait wasnt too long which I was happy about. I ordered an egg dish for breakfast. It came with biscuits that were suppose to come with butter and jelly according to the menu which of course didnt come out with my food. I had to ask 3 people for butter. In the middle of eating our waitress dropped off... More

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Ledgewood, NJ
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I think that all Cracker Barrel restaurants have essentially the same menu selections. While the cuisine is hardly gourmet, I don't think that it's meant to be! There's a good variety from which to choose (there are almost 2 dozen "vegetables and sides") and breakfast can be ordered at any time. On our last visit, my husband had a turkey... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Down home cooking at an unbelievable value. A must when your in town. Meatloaf was amazing with turnip greens and cornbread. Throw in a cucumber, onion and tomato salad and I was living large.

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've been here before and it was much better on previous visits. We sat there for almost a half hour before anyone came to the table, the place wasn't packed so I don't know what the problem was. The waitress never brought us biscuits so we had to ask for them, not a major thing, but, it gets worse. I... More

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New York, New York, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There is no place in this country I will go without identifying this restaurant and stopping for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It simply has everything - fresh, tasteful, intelligently sized portions, great and friendly service, an attached store that you will definitely find something that you won't resist purchasing...my trips are not really trips without a stop there!

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wayne, nj
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on a Sunday evening on way back from pa Have been to several cracker barrels outside of nj and always a pleasant experience This place was the exception From the hostess's uninterested attitude to the person who sat us to our waitress All seemed like they would rather be somewhere else Food was downright awful The hamburger was... More

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Wenonah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Was within walking distance from Hotels. Service was exceptional.Food and prices were excellent. Facility was very clean and presented a good atmosphere.

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