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Rio Grande Diner & Restaurant

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1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
+1 609-886-7376
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“finger food” (16 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I wanted a nice dinner at a restaurant that had both seafood and steak. What an incredible gem! The Spinach and Artichoke dip was to die for. That alone would have gotten a good review. The food just got better. The salad,...More

Thank Alexis T
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Not too long of a wait on Friday evening or Sunday for breakfast. Servers were friendly but because they are so busy they do not frequent your table for example to refill drink or coffee until you’re almost finished eating. The food was good.

Thank dreanique72
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Mom and I stopped for lunch before her post op check. She had the turkey reuben (open faced) and I had the turkey club. They roast and slice their own turkey on site and it makes all the difference! Our waiter was friendly and attentive....More

1  Thank Pam H
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We went here for breakfast while down at the shore. Such an amazing breakfast! The homefries were perfect and service was great. The only downside was the 10 minute wait because it was pretty crowded.

Thank brookeann521
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Our yearly trip to the Jersey Shore includes trips to "RIO GRANDE DINER" food great,service great ,prices great !! best, you can get breakfast all day !! Plenty of parking and nice clean place including "RESTROOMS"!! Nice family business !!

Thank Ted A
Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is like the real old fashioned diners. Seem to know most of the customers and they seem to know each other. We have a vacation home in the area and we come here a lot. The menu is good and you get plenty of...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

If you like to eat in a diner with great food and quick friendly service, then stop in at the Rio Grande Diner. Huge portions for good prices. If you're a cookie/cake person take a look at what they bake fresh on site each day....More

Thank Monica F
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on Saturday night. Had meatloaf special. Came with soup salad two veggie and desert. Wow. I was hungry and this was perfect. Meatloaf was ok probably a different choice next time. Good food and lots of it for the price. I have...More

Thank John NJ H
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday night around 10:20pm, they close at 11:00. We were greeted with a friendly smile by the host and waitress. We were not rushed. We liked it so much we went back Sunday for breakfast before we left to go...More

Thank PhilaAnne
Reviewed September 27, 2017

I don't know who would vote good things about this Diner. It's very OVERPRICED and the food is terrible and it took for ever the receive the food. Never would go back !!! Bad Breakfast menu...

Thank firephoto352
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August 11, 2016|
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Response from Helen V | Reviewed this property |
I believe Dave is confusing the diner with Rio Station, which is nearby. The diner is a diner, nothing fancy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 609-886-7376
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