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River View Diner

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7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047-6221
201-868-5400
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I have been going to the River View Diner -- probably at least once a month -- for years, and keep going back for it's reliable food and service, and definitely their Moussaka with Greek Salad.I have tried their salads, burgers, main entrees, soups, comfort food, and more, and enjoyed it all. Family owned and operated, the River View reflects... More 

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

After driving from Eastern Long Island, through New York City, through the Lincoln Tunnel, I was tired and cold. Saw this diner and went in with my tired cold husband. We had the large bowl of lobster bisque. Cost $2.85 For dessert we had the biggest piece of baklava that I had ever been served. Both of us shared one... More 

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Good diner, with fresh fish and a inexpensive Special menu, that comes complete with a beautiful fresh salad and sides that include a dish of chick peas, beets and Great Cole slaw and a glass of red or white wine. Good service and very friendly owners Don't forget to buy a Challah on the way out, they bake all their... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Have been to Diner several times. Food is very good. Last time only complaint was regarding service. I asked for coffee with half and half. Waitress bought me 2 half and half single serve containers. When she came by, I asked for more half and half - got one more. Seriously, wasn't aware there was a shortage....Had to flag down... More 

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Thank Cristina6460
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

This was one of my first experiences at an American Diner and it really met the stereotype I have from a UK perspective. You get what you enter the building for with no rubbish. Fast, friendly service, big menu, simple, large dishes, a nice selection of drinks and then off out of the door and into the car on the... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This restaurant is the quintessential New Jersey Style Americana Diner in a great location. There was a diverse array of menu selections as expected from pancakes to steak. We ordered burgers, a gyro, and turkey sandwich. These items were flavorful, and abundant portions were served. The service was attentive and friendly. The prices were fair when factoring in the large... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went to this diner several months ago. After being seated, we ordered 2 drinks: a soda and a cranberry juice. After the drinks came we placed our orders. Both of the choices we made were not available. I don't remember what they were but we never order anything strange. After looking at the menu to find substitutes for a... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We've eaten there several times now. Consistent food, generous portions, friendly service. This will become our "go to" diner.

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Palm Desert, California
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast was served in less than 10 minutes after ordering. Crispy fluffy Belgium waffle. Coffee not so great but hot. Free parking.

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

So they fast! That is amassing. That is why 4 stars in review. Food nothing special at all, i have mostly eggplant parm, it is execrable. All other food is much to desire for, but it is a diner after all. Hard to do better as average at that speed. There is no river view at Hudson, do not take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047-6221
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Bergen
  • Phone Number: 201-868-5400

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