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Garden State Diner

Newark Airport and Port Newark
American, Diner, Bar, Pub
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Terminal C, Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ 07197
(973) 648-6791
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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278 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly better than a fast food spot. Decent menu selection and fast service. Good draft beer selection. Mushroom Swiss cheese burger was good. Cooked as requested bConvenient for sending off folks on gates B60-65. Not sure of food options after security. Overall a good place to recharge before security. Or while dropping off departing passengers.

Thank pieroinusa
Saratoga Springs, New York
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175 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a bite before a long overnight flight and this was the right choice. Got he chicken sandwich and fries. Things came out hot, could tell was made to order, fries were good, bill was responsible, place was clean, free wifi, and good service. No complaints!!

Thank scotch1958
Long Valley, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

At an airport I'd expect fast service, so we weren't surprised when we got a table immediately. There were hardly any other customers and we were wondering why. When we had been waiting for 10-15 minutes for somebody to get our order we understood the reason and left.

Thank aptij-66
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

The worst possible experience and food! The hot sandwich with gravy was cold, the mentioned fat sliced Texan bread was a typ of "Wonderbread". The service was slower than rush hour traffic over from Manhattan... Don't waste your time and money here!

Thank Ola H
United States
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Is nothing that i can say about this place because it is an airport diner what can you expect when you go there just to fill your belly with something before departure.We had no choice because of the delay.Typical airport food expensive and not good what else can i say.

Thank Chrischris111
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Ok food. Ordered a pull pork burger. The didn't have coleslaw, so we got with extra cheese instead. Was good but not the best. Asked for a Coke, but they had Pepsi. God way to much ice, so my Pepsi was all light and transparent. Anyway, not to expensive so an OK choice before flying.

Thank Mkhovde
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1,098 reviews
543 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 810 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I have gone here many times over the years for breakfast and lunch before my flights. They offer a wide variety of diner menu items. The service is quick as they know you have a flight to catch. I have always been pleased with my choices there.

Thank ct-cruisers
United States
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98 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We went in there after at a long delay as our flight had been cancelled and we had spent the day since 5am wandering waiting for a space on a flight. I must empahasise that it wasn't busy and there was no line. We were shown to very small table for two that had been put in an aisle, it... More 

Thank Vendue2
Paris, France
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is very expensive as is all food kiosk here in EWR airport. 1 owner owns all food outlets in ewr airport! Prices are simply OUTRAGEOUS!!! Philly chicken cheese steak sandwich was ok. Hot fries...total $20!!! I know & this place DOES NOT have a bar. They have no liquior license. My recommendation: Dont eat n EWR aeroport.

Thank universeho
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The service and food at this airport restaurant is second to none! I cannot begin to describe how tasty the meatballs are here! The service was much more personal and friendly than I've found at airport venues. This was my last taste of America before boarding our flight to the UK, I cant recommend this place enough and will definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
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: Terminal C, Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ 07197
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Airport and Port Newark
  • Neighborhood: Newark Airport and Port Newark
  • Phone Number: (973) 648-6791
  • This restaurant is at Newark Liberty Intl Airport (after security)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?