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The Scotchwood Diner

American, Greek, Diner
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1934 US Highway 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1012
6:00 am - 2:00 am
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All hours
Sun - Wed 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thu 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed to find a dinner at the last minute - so stopped in. WE both had the salmon special, I had it poached, my wife had it broiled. Both of us really thought it was done fine - nothing fancy, good basic salmon. Very affordable - full meal included, sides, salad or soup (I had the soup, my wife... More 

Thank SigEpBill
Fanwood, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually eat at the counter. Breakfast is very good. Have had oatmeal, eggs ( comes with toast, juice and home fries), pancakes ( 3 nice ones) with crisp bacon. Marianne the waitress is very nice with her German accent. She is a real pro and very pleasant. They have a nice variety of lunch specials on the board as... More 

Thank ginopizza75
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here is friendly and quick. I come for breakfast or lunch frequently with a friend. The food is good diner food and the price is average for a diner.

Thank Denise M
Branchburg, New Jersey
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I have lunch at The Scotchwood Diner several times a month. The food is average, decent diner food. I find their prices to be a little higher than I think they should be.

Thank danielcP7480ZE
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend for lunch and it was awful! I had a Greek salad and there was a bunch of water in the bottom of the plate which made the lettuce soggy. My friends sandwich was equally as bad, the bread was dry and stale. Won't be back!

Thank BETH N
Westfield, New Jersey
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Only served on Wednesday and to die for. Big portion with huge chunks of white meat and fresh vegetables in a creamy sauce with a fresh baked crust in top. Love when they have this!

Thank pcg123
Union, New Jersey, United States
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The scotch wood diner is a fine dining establishment. They have a wonderful assortment of food for breakfast. Lunch menu is very good and dinners too. They are reasonably priced but contain a lot of items and can be confusing. The turkey club for lunch was very good along with their cheeseburgers. The fish appears to be fresh and tasty.

Thank Jim F
Warren, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I love going her for Breakfast even if it's 7 at night the French toast can not be beat. There are not to many diners left, but believe you me this place is a great place for families or people on a budget.

Thank Sussie94
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The service was good. Expect the usual diner fare. I ordered scrambled eggs and coffee. I wasn't disappointed.

Thank bdrumrock
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

The food is mediocre at best, the service staff treat the customers with disdain, and the prices for diner food are ludicrous! Do yourself a favor and go down the road a little ways to the Union Plaza Diner instead!

Thank raelynne38c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1934 US Highway 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Scotch Plains
  • Phone Number: 908-322-4114

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