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The Scotchwood Diner

1934 Us Highway 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1012
908-322-4114
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Ranked #24 of 41 Restaurants in Scotch Plains
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Fanwood, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It's a great diner. Typical though. Tons of choices. We always come here for breakfast or brunch. It's good value. Can get crowded too.

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Tampa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Place is consistent, and staff very nice. Food is average. Last time I visited I had the pasticcio. Cold in the middle, and portion too much. Other times and other food has been good. My parents (oldies) love it. Recommend.

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Scotch Plains, NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First off, I haven't been to the Scotchwood Diner in about 2 years, so hopefully they cleaned up their act, but based on experiences from friends in town, it doesn't seem that way I used to love Scotchwood Diner when we first moved to Scotch Plains... And up until about 4 years ago, I still had that opinion. Im not... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is ok. Nothing great that's for sure. I went there because it is convenient. The wait staff leaves much to be desired. I believe their prices are somewhat high for what you get.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Scotchwood is consistently tasty, the service is quick, owners/managers are friendly & considerate. Great place for a casual meal! I've been here for breakfast & lunch, and haven't been disappointed.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

After four gruelling hours to JFK and back we were starving and totally exhausted at 1:30 am, decided to stop at the only place in the area open at that time. We waited for the waitress to seat us for about 5 minutes, not that it was crowded but she walked back and forth twice looking at us like we... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We have occasionally stopped at the Scotchwood because of its convenience. Food was usually OK, but service always left much to be desired. We came because of convenience. However this last trip will be our last. At the conclusion of the meal we were asked about dessert, my mother in law, who ordered a full meal thought that dessert was... More 

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Always thought of this diner as our go to place to eat, but after a visit to this diner in July we have vowed NEVER to return. We had the misfortune to see the presence of 2 uninvited guests (if you know what I mean) on our table behind the condiments. When we advised the waitress of this event, and... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

When in the area it is a great local stop on Rte 22 East. Just passed Martine Ave. this local stop provides great breakfast and fast lunch options for any traveler or local resident. We stopped here twice, once for a breakfast and another time for lunch. Both excellent choices, friendly staff and good food. Stop for that quick meal... More 

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new jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have been to several diners and this one is still the best one for me when I want eggs and pancakes. Although there is nothing special about diners in general, this one has great coffee. The servers have always been friendly. Portions are generous.

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Address: 1934 Us Highway 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1012
Phone Number: 908-322-4114
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Scotch Plains
Cuisine: Diner

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