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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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Quaint and relaxed, the Kenilworth Diner & Restaurant is dedicated to being your home away from home. Fresh, homestyle cooking paired with friendly and attentive service this is what we do best. Think: first-class dining on a first-name basis, where new patrons often become our most-beloved regulars. Whether it’s a lunch meeting, quick breakfast before work, or a quiet dinner with your family, we’re dedicated to giving you the most outstanding dining experience. Sit back and relax while you enjoy our fresh soups, hearty entrees, and world-famous cheesecake. With over 40 years of service, we’ve had the pleasure of growing with our community. Now with an expanded catering menu, and award-winning
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Diner
FEATURES
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Have eaten late lunch here a couple of times. My wife and I have eaten scrambled eggs and omelettes and I have sampled the burger. It's probably less than a mile west of the Garden State Parkway. They have a small parking lot and there...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Thank you!!

Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Always a great night with great food at the Kenilworth Diner!!! The food is fantastic with large portions. The waitresses are always extremely friendly and enjoy conversations with customers! Service is quick and accurate! You can’t go wrong with anything on their menu! Before you...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Thank you Colleen

Reviewed February 24, 2020

it has been many, many years since the last visit, but while in the area had to go back..same great food, friendly attentive service, nice sized portions at a reasonable price....blg and decor have changed over the years but not the quality of food.

Date of visit: February 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thank you

Reviewed February 22, 2020

My friend and I stop at this Diner for dinner once a month on your way to a club meeting. We always order something different every time and are never disappointed with the quality and freshness of the food and the service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Thank you Barry. See you next month

Reviewed February 9, 2020

I get take out about twice a month. The food is always very good. Fresh vegetables, real mashed potatoes, not instant with very generous portions. I know what homemade soup is because I make my own, the soup here is homemade and very good. The...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2020

Thank you Gloria

Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

Diners are abundant in Jersey, but it's hard to find a good one. My fiancé and I were running errands in the area on MLK Jr. Day, so we were looking for a lunch spot. A quick Yelp search presented me with Kenilworth Diner with...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2020

Hi Melanie thank you for this wonderful and detailed review. We always enjoy our customer’s feed back. Your review was a pleasant notification and a joy for the staff to read. Thank you again and look forward to you next visit

Reviewed January 12, 2020

Had lunch ordered in while here for work, and the sandwich I had was delicious. I would recommend this diner to anyone visiting the area

Date of visit: January 2020
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Thank you Mark

Reviewed December 27, 2019

When we are in this area we usually stop for lunch at the Kenilworth Diner. My egg platter was cooked as requested and promptly served hot. The Turkey Club is made with roasted turkey and not the salty type deli turkey. Good solid food and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2019

Thank you see you again on your next visit

Reviewed December 21, 2019

I was in town for 36 hours & actually went to the diner twice in that span. Very extensive menu, generous portions, and a marvelous dessert section. Good value for the price and would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2019

Thanks Ryan!!

Reviewed December 6, 2019

Good food. Small building. Only issue we had is the day we went they were painting the lines on the street and couldn't park infront of it and the parking lot was full.

Date of visit: November 2019
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TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2019

Thank you Paul

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