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Colonial Diner

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Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
+1 732-254-4858
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  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

After morning of appointments at the Doctor's office, post office, and pharmacy. We were getting hungry. Since we were in East Brunswick area we decided to check out Colonial Diner. We were greeted promptly by the hostess and we're seated in a nice comfortable booth....More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Disgusting cuisine Everything was smeared on a plate. Pasta is piszha on FOSSIL. The dishes are dirty in stains and oily.

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We came in for a weekend breakfast. We were seated promptly. The waitress was friendly and provided good service. We ordered some classic breakfasts and I went off piste withe the Chipotle Benedict with Taylor ham. Everything was delicious and well-prepared. The portions were huge....More

Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My husband and I eat at the Colonial Diner regularly - mostly for dinner, but sometimes for breakfast or lunch. The head chef is a master at seafood cuisine, in addition to creating delicious meat, poultry, and vegetarian dishes. We highly recommend this restaurant for...More

Thank eichabode
Reviewed June 9, 2017

They are very clean and the food is good except the bacon is always a little undercooked! They have a nice selection of desserts!

Thank Lorifurey5655
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I was back to NJ to visit my family. I am 60 years old and when I was a young girl my grandfather took my brother and I here for breakfast on Saturday mornings. It was so much fun! The memories came flooding back as...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful late dinner (10:30PM) last night, it is open until midnight on the weekend. The service was excellent, the food is delicious, great burgers and wraps, we loved our milk shakes and the facility is immaculately clean. One of our more adventurous...More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Colonial Diner is simply a reliable place to eat. Food is always good and fresh. You definitely get your money's worth because the prices are reasonable for a diner where the food is slightly better than most diner food. I believe you can't go wrong...More

Thank BrianBrian123123
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This use to be a great diner years ago. They changed owner and it has never been the same. The food is just okay and I remember not liking their omelettes. How can a diner mess up eggs? Jersey is know for diners, just not...More

Thank G R
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Well updated diner with booth, table or counter seating. Very wide selection on menu and good cooking and portions. We've eaten there a lot over the years.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-254-4858
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