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Skylark Diner

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17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817-3865
+1 732-777-7878
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Edison, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you really want great food with a very good atmosphere you need to go to the Skylark Diner! Every time we have gone there has always been a great experience. Too many things on the menu are great to say just one item is it!

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Batmancop
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Skylar Diner for lunch on our road trip from Massachusetts to D.C. because it was at the half-way point and I really didn't want to eat at the highway rest stops. I loved that this restaurant looks like a diner and has quick service like a diner, but has the menu of a more upscale restaurant. I... More 

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Maryland
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because of the great reviews. My Salmon was suppose to be marinated in lemongrass but I could never taste it. Fish was overdone. My husband had a slow roasted beef sandwich but asked for more sauce because it lacked flavor.

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new jersey
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love their bread and the variety of food. The fussiest eater will find something yummy. I like that they substitute a vegetable or any side dish that comes with dish. Sauces on food are gourmet. Food is never overcooked like most diners. Upscale place but not upscale prices. Pasta, fish & roast beef sandwiches have all been good & fresh!

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Thank joskiNewJersey
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350 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I arrived at the diner I immediately noticed the great presentation. This definitely transferred to the inside as well. Customer service was very good throughout the meal. I ordered a Greek salad with blackened chicken and it was very good. I enjoyed my meal and received great service. It's very clean and well presented throughout.

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Thank jamesdean29
South Plainfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food was very good, great selection! Champagne mimosa's at 10:30 am were a great surprise as we were celebrating my daughter's 21st birthday!

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New Jersey
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attended a meeting at the Skylark Diner. Its not really just a diner. First thing you need to know … The address, 17 Wooding Avenue, is misleading. The Skylark Diner is on Route 1, at the corner of Wooding. If you try to follow your navigation system on to Wooding Avenue to get into the diner you will just get... More 

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Thank UneasyRider
Edison, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We held an event at the skylark and they were most helpful with everything. The bar section was held for us and they accommodated a party of 50 flawlessly. The food here is always outstanding and the decor is awesome - very different from your average diner because the Skylark is not your average diner.

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Thank JOAN S
Linden, NJ
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Went to this diner after church (around 12:30) with a friend. This was my first time and I was pleasantlhy surprised, especially since I am not a "diner" person. The wait was about 15 minutes and we were seated by a wndow. The menu was varied. I ordered a vegie omelette with turkey sausage and grits, along with a few... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

parking is tight, the food was not that great, I expected the usual goo diner food, was suppose to be a 50-60's atmosphere, but poor job, food like the burgers we had were like $1.50 more for the same in other local area diners. we wont go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Wooding Ave, Edison, NJ 08817-3865
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: +1 732-777-7878

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?