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Tick Tock Diner

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281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
+1 973-777-0511
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“late night” (15 reviews)
“finger food” (21 reviews)
“waffle fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family always seems to flock to the Tick Tock Diner whenever we are celebrating anything. My mom loved the place as does her sister. On my mom's birthday, we always went to the Tick Tock. (her choice) My mom passed away last year so...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in the area and stopped in. Extensive menu with great service. Sat at the counter. ordered a chocolate egg cream and toast. This is how the diners used to be. So many were available and not it seems so few are left. Glad I...More

Thank havingfunagain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy Greek salad with spinach pie. Had pie for dinner next night. Too full!!!! But wii go back. Great service and delicious 😋

Thank maurengbbs
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Open 24/7 this place is located on busy Route 3 West. They'll cook virtually anything. From hamburgers to steak to breakfast to Greek traditional fare. Breakfast is still the best here. You can even order a beer, cocktail or glass of wine. The place is...More

Thank cjlawlor
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jimmy and the diner. The food was great and abundant everyone enjoyed their meals and took home extras. Thank you again you made our unpleasant day very pleasant.

Thank Prunellanj
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I got the bacon cheese burger with onion rings. It was a decent burger made to medium rare like I asked. My wife got the French dip and my 4 year got a hotdogs. It was during dinner time and they were very accommodating for...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Need I say more? Diner food at its best ! We love tick tock, the plates are big and flavorful. We also love the lunch and diner specials at the diner. A must visit if you are in the area.

Thank 87ivettet
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is not the place I remember growing up...what a change since the last few times going there...definately on the decline. My service the last two (2) consecutive times was horrible, and I am very understanding when someone is genuinely busy...but not hiding in the...More

Thank Brosker
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Great old school diner. Had an egg cream and a club sandwich – both of which were excellent. Service was excellent and the other diners were very friendly. Packed on a Sunday at 3 is always a good sign, and people just came flooding in....More

Thank mja1982
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We came here with friends after going to a late soccer match. Food is plentiful and reasonably priced but nothing stood out. I had a grilled chicken with pesto sandwich where the chicken was dry and the roll was not fully fresh. My wife had...More

Thank Norjeff2
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March 8, 2017|
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Response from micp1274 | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure, but similar to other diners.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from BRIAN B | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Diner directly by phone and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-777-0511
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