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Fireplace Restaurant

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American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers
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Route 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-3107
201-444-2362
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner and the best burgers in Bergen County...
Serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner and the best burgers in Bergen County since 1956!
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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cozy family fast food place

Good place of a nice family meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Food is order at the counter and there are no waiter services. Plenty of parking and seating inside. There is also a upper level where pizza is served.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Paramus, New Jersey
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  • Families with children
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Returned to Ridgewood for my 50th HS reunion and had to stop at the Fireplace, a favorite gathering spot from the 60's. Little has changed, except the price of the burgers -- still very affordable however. Nothing better than a flame grilled, fatty burger. All the fixin's available to dress the burger including the same garlic pickle chips. So happy... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Good place of a nice family meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Food is order at the counter and there are no waiter services. Plenty of parking and seating inside. There is also a upper level where pizza is served.

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Westwood, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I love the fireplace! The greasy burgers are all part of the fun, so what's the deal with people complaining about them?? You are at a burger joint, nothing is going to be healthy, (and no, they don't have salads....)so just roll with it and enjoy. The Fireplace has a pretty broad menu that includes burgers, dogs, sliced steak sandwhich,... More 

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cape may court house, n.j.
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97 reviews 97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I was expecting a high end steak house after driving by many times on my travels to New York State and beyond. Imagine my surprise when I enter a Burger joint from the 50's and thought I spotted the "Fonz" at the far end of the dining hall. O.K., it's an interesting concept with three or four fireplaces and a... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Not much has changed at the Fireplace since we started going there in the 60's as kids. It really is a place that will take you back to the innocence of childhood and the neighborhood burger joint from the 60's. The food is average but their homemade pickles are the best! There is ample seating capacity in the knotty pine... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Two visits for lunch this trip. Fries were really good but way too much sauerkraut which drenched the hot dog bun. Fun place to eat at though if your from the area.

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We recently met up with family for breakfast at the Fireplace. There were 10 of us and there was no problem with seating. I loved that you just order at the counter and find a seat! The food was very good, endless coffee. The price was right, too! Very enjoyable time, will return and try the lunch menu!

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

One of the best cheese steak hoagie's I've ever had. Love the char broiled burgers and dogs too. Fast food at it's best!

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Paramus, New Jersey
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154 reviews 154 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This 50 year old Route 17 roadside restaurant is quite a few steps up from fast food. Serving hamburgers, hot dogs,chicken, pizza, breakfast etc at counters located throughout the facility by a slew of servers. Seating at picnic type tables throughout the multiple dining areas. Everything is quite good & very reasonably priced.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I have so many fond memories of my father and I going here when I was a kid. I went to Bergen Catholic right down the road and we would head over here on occasion after practices etc. The value was great and it was cool because the place was kind of a quality throwback of a time gone by.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-3107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: 201-444-2362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner and the best burgers in Bergen County since 1956!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?