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River Edge Diner

American, Diner
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516 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge NJ, River Edge, NJ 07661
(201)262-4976
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
River Edge Diner

First off let me say the decor needs some improvement. Secondly the food doesn't really stand out to me it is your typical diner and typical diner food not much choice to really make it stand out from the rest. I went there and ordered the steak medium rare and when they brought it out to me i was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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River Edge, New Jersey
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River Edge, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First off let me say the decor needs some improvement. Secondly the food doesn't really stand out to me it is your typical diner and typical diner food not much choice to really make it stand out from the rest. I went there and ordered the steak medium rare and when they brought it out to me i was expecting... More 

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Northwest USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Though the Diner was not teeming with patrons at 10 a.m. when my friend and I arrived for breakfast, the staff was so noisy that I wish I had brought ear plugs. The bus boys threw dirty dishes into wash basins with such force that I expected breakage galore. Waitresses sat on bar stools conversing with each other without regard... More 

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New Jersey
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266 reviews 266 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I went to the River Edge Diner the other morning for breakfast and am shocked at some of the bad reviews. I had a very good pancake breakfast with the nicest waitress who was straight out of central casting for waitress's in diners. She could not have been any more pleasant or jolly. The pancake and sausage breakfast I had... More 

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George S, Owner at River Edge Diner, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your breakfast! The staff will be thrilled to hear the kind words, as well, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more pancakes very soon. Take care, George Siderias, Owner More 

New York City, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I found the River Edge to be just fine. Our waitress was pleasant enough and checked up on us appropriately. Our breakfasts came reasonably quick and were done to order. Prices were also reasonable. I would return.

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George S, Owner at River Edge Diner, responded to this review

While I'm glad that it sounds like you enjoyed your meal enough to return, I'm disappointed to see that your overall impression was just so-so. I'd love to know what we could do to earn more stars in your book next time, and I hope to welcome you back to our place soon! Take care, George Siderias, Owner More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Missing some good diner food, I chose this place for my birthday with my family. Our waiter seemed to sigh with every item ordered, which was the sign of things to come... Their salad bar is really poor, and on our visit at least, items were not fresh at all. The chicken wings were clearly the worst I have ever... More 

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Weehawken, nj
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

very good food and ambiance nice big diner good staff and all in all good food good appetizers salad and sandwiches ............and dessert

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George S, Owner at River Edge Diner, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving us this wonderful review last year! Glad you enjoyed everything from the food to the ambiance, and I hope you've been back to see us many times since. All the best, George Siderias, Owner More 

New York City, New York
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I can't believe anyone would give this diner a good review. Anytime I've eaten here has been more than a disappointment. The majority of patrons they get here are local seniors who don't want to travel for good food. Their salad bar is a disgrace. I work with the board of elections on local elections and they order from here... More 

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George S, Owner at River Edge Diner, responded to this review

Wow, first, I'd like to apologize for the delay in getting back to you -- we're just now getting active on TripAdvisor, but it doesn't feel right to not acknowledge a bad review, no matter how long ago you left it. I am so sorry to hear that you had several bad experiences with us last year. We are always... More 

Highland Lakes, New Jersey
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Occasionally, my bandmates go out to eat after a gig. This is the second time I have visited the River Edge Diner. The first time, last year, was a disaster. I ordered a grilled chees with bacon, very crispy. The bacon was barely cooked and all fat. The onion rings were awful. They tasted as if they'd been in the... More 

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George S, Owner at River Edge Diner, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your meal with us last year. We're in this business because we want to serve you a great meal, so I'm sure you can understand how disappointing it is to read a review like this -- especially after you gave us two chances. I would understand if you don't want... More 

Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Food is good but service is spotty at best.I must say their split pea soup is exceptional. My wife likes the wraps a lot.

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I go several times a month and have always liked their food. Decent salad bar and good service. A 24 hour operation and I have been there for every one of the hours.. lol The whole restaurant has been redone.. Extremely clean place too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 516 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge NJ, River Edge, NJ 07661
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  River Edge
  • Phone Number: (201)262-4976

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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