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Fireplace Restaurant

718 N State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-3107
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Ranked #29 of 118 Restaurants in Paramus
Price range: $5 - $15
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner and the best burgers in Bergen County since 1956!
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Back in the 70's your first trip to the Fireplace was a coming of age. To young for clubs so this was the place for the tweeners. You felt grown up. In those days some nights you had enough money for a coke and then would eat the free pickles of course when you had enough for the burger and... More

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Lindenhurst, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Old School joint like you only find in Jersey. An institution. You must know what you going to get in a place like this and The Fireplace will deliver it. Smooth operation. I'd wish it was less expensive for sure. My second time here and I'll be back. The fixins bar is straight up.

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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Terrible service. The man behind the counter was rude, condescending and thought it was annoying to have to help us clarify something we asked about the menu. When I first said hello, he just looked straight at me, not even acknowledging the greeting, let alone returning it - When we(my wife & I) eventually got the food, we ate as... More

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Haworth, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

What's not to like? The place is clean, the food is basic and good, the service is prompt and efficient, the ambiance is dated but family-friendly and the prices will not bust the budget. We both had their steak sandwich: a hard roll piled high with sliced steak done exactly as ordered.

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

We have gone to this old time burger joint for many years. The burgers are cooked on a fireplace exactly as you order them. Cooked to perfection. Their fries are average. Their prices are very readonable. They have nice topping that you can put on your burgers free of charge.

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Homosassa, Florida
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151 reviews 151 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Located right on Rt. 17 in Paramus, this is the kind of place that we used to see. Walk up to the counter and order from the big board -- we had the Jersey Burger -- hamburg, Taylor Ham, cheese, lettuce and tomato on a bun, cajun sweet potato fries, cokes. Order came out quickly reasonable price. Find a table... More

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Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My wife & I make it a point to stop by every few months. It's my home away from home. Nice cheesesteaks. A nice place you can relax at, and stay awhile. Nothing special about the food, but as a whole, its a nice place to visit. Make sure to try the pickles!

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Usually we go to this restaurant to have breakfast on either Saturday or Sunday mornings. It is nice because they have a full menu and you can bring a newspaper and read while you eat. They will give you a tray and buzzer to let you know when food is ready and you pay when you pick it up. It... More

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was here last night, go every few months. It's very reasonable, food is good, and you know what you are going to get. It's a burger joint, you don't get served, you place your order, get your food at the counter and sit down. It's really no different from when I went as a kid, 25 years ago, the... More

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