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Rio Grande Diner & Restaurant

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1305 Rte 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
(609) 886-7376
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
One of our favorites every year at vacation time.

A little pricey, not a super huge menu but every meal well prepared and very good. Outstanding soups including some of the best Clam Chowder. Wait staff is top notch and ambiance I find cozy. I usually go there twice in the week we are down that way

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Rio Grande, New Jersey
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even though this diner probably has one of the biggest menus in the county, the back page is the best deal, They call them Mini meals, but they are far from the mini except in price. A selection of about 15 entries with soup or salad, entree and desert

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Cape May, New Jersey
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A little pricey, not a super huge menu but every meal well prepared and very good. Outstanding soups including some of the best Clam Chowder. Wait staff is top notch and ambiance I find cozy. I usually go there twice in the week we are down that way

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We often eat at this diner - great breakfast and lunch, never been there for dinner. Waitresses are fast and efficient and food is served very quickly.

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Cape May, New Jersey
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My mom and i went to the rio grande diner for lunch the other day and of course i got breakfast for lunch because their breakfast is my favorite!! That's what i absoloutley love about diners... you can get breakfast for dinner or dinner for breakfast! My mom and i both got a special that included an omlette, homefries or... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have had a summer home here for many years and never have eaten here. There always seems to be a good crowd in there so we tried it and it was great. I had the chipped beef that was awesome (I make my own and am very picky and this was good!) My son had a burger and his... More 

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Philadelphia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Service was fast, as was the food. Sure the place was a little dirty. I wouldn't use the bathroom unless you had to. But for the amount and surprising quality of the food this place was a great find..especially when you consider it's about 4 miles from Cape May, where prices are ASTRONOMICAL. The prices at Rio Grande are a... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Never come out hungry! If it's breakfast, lunch dinner or homemade desserts that you want-this place has it all!

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Service was fast and friendly. We ordered to-go, so I can't really comment on anything other than the food and service. They have a huge menu with lots of choices. I would go her again.

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We ate here for breakfast as a party of 8. We all got various breakfast specials off the menu and it was served up pretty quickly and there was a ton of food. All the food was OK, prepared well with no mistakes. Prices were reasonable also, about $8.50 per meal with beverage. Is it dated inside? Yes. But you... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We have had excellent service at breakfast twice now. This diner is open year round and seems to have a local following as well as vacationers. Our breakfast came out hot and fresh and the staff were right there to refill your coffee or tea. I recommend this place for breakfast.

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Address: 1305 Rte 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
Phone Number: (609) 886-7376
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rio Grande
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 1305 Rte 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: (609) 886-7376

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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