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1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
908-277-3256
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5:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eggs over easy !

Loved our visit to this classic American diner. The inside decor matched the authentic exterior The staff were friendly and we look forward to returning one day

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
JulieAMartin
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  • Families with children
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New Providence, New Jersey
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

WE love to bring our boys here very Saturday. Delicious egg sandwiches, can't get that anywhere else! Yum Yum, call ahead and they will have your sandwich ready

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We just landed from Paris and needed a simple yet tasty first meal and it was just perfect. My 3 children got exactly what they wanted, no problem in customizing and adapting to their particular requests, my wife and I were starving and had a perfect lunch. People very nice and friendly, the check was OK! Will go there again!

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Loved our visit to this classic American diner. The inside decor matched the authentic exterior The staff were friendly and we look forward to returning one day

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Hook, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I wanted to visit a classic American diner for breakfast and this met every expectation. Huge portions, free flowing coffee and I was asked if I'd like my eggs easy over - made me smile. Made one mistake and order far too much, bacon, eggs, potatoes, pancakes and toast..... Ate about 50% :)

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New York, NY
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A nostalgic interesting 1930s style diner. But a bit too common/brash for my taste. The food is okay but a bit messy, plopped together quick - simple fare. But not into greasy foods. My objection is the service which was quick but seemed too quick. The cleanliness of the place seemed a bit questionable. The flatware did not give me... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Authentic diner food. Service is great. People are great. Get there early on a weekend. Bill Parcels and Phil Simms once did a Super Bowl broadcast from here. Love it.

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I've been everywhere In the USA and New Jersey Diners remain one of the few institutions unique to the state of. New Jersey. Some diners are formulaic and call themselves diners when they are simply restaurants. The Summit Diner is an authentic New Jersey diner complete with rough edges but terrific food delivered fast, tasty and hot. We have been... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

You may have to wait, you may have to sit at the counter, but it's worth the wait. The service isn't the friendliest, but the food is delicious and the prices are great.

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warren,nj
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I go to this spot weekly for their soups which are always good, and usually some eggs with mashed potatoes. All that for $6.00. If you want something quick and reasonable it is great. They also have great Greek salads, and fresh sandwiches, and you must try the HILLTOP BURGER- that is awesome in deluxe form, and great coffee. I... More 

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New Jersey
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

New jersey is famous for its diners and Summit Dinner is an old railroad style car that is held together by the grease and I mean this in the best way! Awesome breakfast from pancakes to eggs and great potatoes. Everything is made to order. It is well priced and always has a line! If you want to eat a... More 

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Additional Information about summit diner

Address: 1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
Phone Number: 908-277-3256
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: 908-277-3256

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 8:30 pm

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