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Kenilworth Diner

614 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1612
+1 908-245-6565
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“greek salad” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
614 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1612
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderfully cooked turkey burger on lettuce and tomato. My son got the sliders and my daughter-in-law got a turkey sandwich. The portions were big and the food was very fresh and tasty and visually appealing. We had the same charming and efficient...More

Thank Loves2travel271
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Love to hear about customers experiences. Thank you for coming for a second time and so happy that once again it was a pleasant visit.

Reviewed March 22, 2018

We enjoyed our lunch here. Nice service and great food overall. Interior would need a touch of renewal ...

Thank Hugo M
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you Hugo

Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

You always get MORE than you pay for...huge portions served hot; excellent service; mix and match to get exactly what you want and... bring your appetite. You will NOT be disappointed.

Thank mekgolfski
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Wow thanks so much Marie !!

Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We went here for dessert. We were somewhat disappointed. We had the pound cake with ice cream and the pound cake was stale and burnt! They offered to pan fry it but I felt that was to mask a bad item. The other desserts such...More

Thank Hawaiianskirt
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you hawaiianskirt for your review and coming in. Sorry you felt the pound cake was stale we make about 3 loafs through out the week on average. So for it to be stale is tuff to see. We don’t pan fry the pound cake...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018

In town on business. 8AM breakfast. Tina served me, she is wonderful- kind and efficient. My special order mushroom and onion omelette was cooked EXACTLY how I ordered it. Served on time-it was the best omelette I ever ate. Atmosphere was typical NJ diner, only...More

Thank Eric S
Antoni B, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you Eric, I must agree Tina is great at what she does, an extension of the values we have as a diner. Thank you again for the review and looking to see you on the next business trip

Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby and went looking for breakfast. We found the diner and we're very happy we did. We were going to the Giants - Cowboys game and we each had our jerseys on. Well it seems our waitress and her husband Giants and...More

Thank BudDiana
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2017

Thank you guys for the review hope to see you again

Reviewed November 2, 2017

Family tradition to stop here after visiting at Graceland. Always busy, large menu, energetic crowd, and the coffee was poured until one screamed "uncle." A little disappointed during my recent visit. My eggs were bland and I had to keep on asking for coffee. Next...More

Thank DianeXit98
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Diane sorry to here we weren’t up to par, very disappointing in a way but a learning experience. I’ll make sure staff is made aware that we need to be on our game each and every time.

Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my family stopped in here after getting off a flight from Ireland along with my brother in law Joey for breakfast and also for dinner before we got our return flight and all I can say is OMG 😋Food was fantastic staff were...More

Thank Dermot B
TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

What an fulfilling review to read. Will defenantly share this with the staff. All great stuff. Thank you for all the kind words and so happy everyone enjoyed them selves. 😁 see you in June!!!

Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I stopped by for a Saturday lunch, and it was popular, but not overcrowded. I opted for a dinner item, which came with a choice of soup or salad (I went for quite a decent lobster bisque), followed by meatloaf, covered in onions (yummy), with...More

Thank Mark B
Antoni B, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Hi Mark thanks for the awsome review good choice with meatloaf, very popular. See you again soon.

Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I just had a Kansas City grill chicken sandwich and it was more than good The fries were the way it should be: crispy fresh. Resuelve

TheKenilworthDiner, Owner at Kenilworth Diner, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you glad you enjoyed it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1612
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-245-6565
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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 desserts that travel over state lines, we’re proud to continue serving you and your family. Thank you for choosing to join us. Stay for a while and enjoy our excellent food in our cozy atmosphere. Most of all, remember there will always be a seat for you at one of our tables.
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