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Tenafly Classic Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner


American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Cup $4.0
Bowl $5.5
Soup of the Day
Onion Soup
Gruyere / herb crostini
Beef Housemade Chili
Cheddar / jack / red onions / jalapenos
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Spinach / artichokes / parmesan / tortilla chips
Maryland Crab Cakes
Shellfish remoulade
Crispy Calamari
Pomodoro sauce / lemon
Fried Mozzarella
House made marinara
Chicken Tenders
Honey mustard sauce
Chicken Wings of Fire
Sriracha / bleu cheese
Ultimate Nachos
Beef chili / cheddar / jack / jalapenos / lettuce / pico de gallo / guacamole / sour cream / salsa
Served with soup or mixed green salad. Gluten free pasta available - $2
Linguini Bolognese
Grass fed chopped beef / reggiano parmigiana
Rigatoni Chicken Sausage
Broccoli rabe / sun-dried tomatoes / roasted garlic / parmesan
Penne "Bella Vista"
Sun-dried tomatoes / mushrooms / feta / kalamata olives / garlic & olive oil and grilled chicken
Short Ribs Ragu w/ Pappardelle Pasta
Ricotta cognac sauce / pecorino romano
Linguini Scampi Romano
Sauteed shrimp with garlic lemon-olive oil / basil / parsley
Grilled Chicken Carbonara
Fettuccine / diced bacon / black pepper / creamy alfredo sauce
Penne Vodka
Creamy tomato vodka sauce
Layered with bolognese sauce / ricotta / marinara / mozzarella cheese
Linguine Vongole
Clams / olive oil / garlic / white wine
Capellini Pescatore
Mussels / clams / shrimp / calamari / pomodoro sauce
Grass Fed Burgers Beyond Organic: "We proudly serve organic grass-fed beef and steaks from great northern cattle company, Montana". We make our burgers with 100% black Angus grass fed beef. All burgers served with lettuce, tomatoes and French fries. Turkey and chicken breast option available for all burgers. Available on gluten free bun $2. Add a shake to your burger (+$4): Vanilla, chocolate, strawberry
Traditional Burger
Classic Burger
American Cheese / grilled red onions / bacon
The Firehouse Burger
Cheddar / jack / chipotle mayo / pepperoncini
L.A. Burger
Swiss cheese / avocado / arugula
Bronx Burger
Swiss / sautéed mushrooms / caramelized onions
Napa Burger
Fresh goat cheese / arugula / Dijon honey mustard
Jersey Shore Burger
Taylor ham / hot peppers / caramelized onions / provolone / disco fries
Havana Burger
Ham / roasted pork / dijon mayo / pickles / Swiss / chili fries
The "Short Rib" Burger
Cheddar / bacon / sautéed mushrooms / caramelized onions
Brunch Burger
Havarti cheese / fried egg / bacon / avocado / mayo
Shakes & Malts
Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry or Mint Chip
Cookies & Cream Shake
Vanilla milkshake with Oreos
Black Forest Shake
Strawberry ice cream / dark chocolate sauce / whipped cream
Cheesecake Shake
Creamy cheesecake vanilla ice cream
Brownie Shake
Fudge brownie with vanilla ice cream
Greek Yogurt Smoothie
Fresh berries / bananas / honey / crushed ice
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Strawberries / bananas / greek yogurt / ice
Peach Mango Smoothie
Peach / mango / greek yogurt / ice
Berry Sinful Smoothie
Strawberries / blueberries / raspberries / ice / Greek yogurt
Served w/ french fries
Grass Fed Beef
Cheddar / grilled onions / sliced pickles
Braised Beef Short Rib
Cheddar cheese
BBQ Pulled Pork
Cheddar cheese
California B.L.T.
Bacon / avocado / arugula / tomatoes
Buttermilk Pancakes
Choice: bacon / ham / pork sausage / pork roll / Canadian bacon / turkey bacon / chicken sausage
Cinnamon French Toast
Choice: bacon / ham / pork sausage / pork roll / Canadian bacon / turkey bacon / chicken sausage
Berry Berry Waffle
Strawberries / blueberries
Fried Chicken & Waffle
Belgian waffle / crispy fried chicken strips
Two Eggs / Any Style
Choice: bacon / ham / pork sausage / pork roll / Canadian bacon / turkey bacon / chicken sausage
Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
Homemade corned beef hash
Grass Fed Steak & Eggs
8 oz. grilled sirloin steak / 2 eggs
Light Omelette
Egg whites / mushrooms / broccoli / tomatoes / onions
Mediterranean Omelette
Feta / spinach / tomatoes / onions / mushrooms
Huevos Rancheros
2 eggs on home fries / ranchero sauce / chorizo sausage
Served with rice / salsa / guacamole / sour cream / cheddar-jack cheese / warm flour tortilla
Chicken Fajitas
Marinated chicken / grilled bell / peppers / onions
Steak Fajitas
Marinated black Angus beef / grilled bell peppers / onions
Grilled Shrimp Fajitas
Sizzling marinated shrimp / grilled bell peppers / onions
Available on Gluten Free Wrap $2
Cuban Roast Pork Panini
Spice rubbed pork / smoked ham / Swiss / pickles / dijon mayo / on baguette. Served with caesar salad
Mexican Chicken Panini
Tomato salsa / avocado / jalapenos / cheddar jack / tomato focaccia. Served with caesar salad
Italian Chicken Panini
Fresh mozzarella / sun-dried tomatoes / fresh basil / balsamic vinaigrette / ciabatta. Served with caesar salad
Smoked Ham & Swiss Panini
Dijon mayo / tomato focaccia. Served with caesar salad
Greek Chicken Wrap
Feta / onions / tomatoes / lettuce / Greek vinaigrette. Served with tortilla chips
Buffalo Crispy Chicken Wrap
Romaine / tomatoes / gorgonzola. Served with tortilla chips. Served with caesar salad
Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap
Caesar dressing / shaved parmesan. Served with tortilla chips. Served with caesar salad
Grilled Salmon Wrap
Spring mix / pico de gallo / wasabi mayo. Served with tortilla chips
Gluten Free Pizza Crust - $3
Tomatoes / basil / olive oil / fresh mozzarella
Feta / tomatoes / fresh oregano
Fresh mozzarella / arugula / sliced almonds / balsamic vinaigrette
Goat Cheese, Artichokes & Spinach
Artichoke hearts / roasted garlic / baby spinach / fresh thyme
BBQ Chicken
Red onions / cilantro / mozzarella
White Pizza
Ricotta / mozzarella
Meat Lover's
Bacon / sausage / pepperoni / meatballs
add shrimp +$7 / add chicken +$4.50 / add salmon +$8 / add steak +$9
Classic Greek Salad
Tomatoes / cucumbers / feta / red onions / kalamata olives / stuffed grape leaves / field greens / greek vinaigrette / grilled pita
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce / croutons / shaved parmesan / Caesar dressing
Field Greens Salad
Tomatoes / cucumbers / onions
Spinach Romaine Cobb
Bacon / egg / onions / mushrooms / avocado / gorgonzola / house vinaigrette
Roasted Beets & Goat Cheese Salad
Sping mix / toasted almonds / house vinaigrette
Italian Garden Salad
Field greens / tomatoes / artichokes / roasted peppers / Kalamata olives / fresh mozzarella / pepperoni / olive oil vinaigrette
Mediterranean Salad
Arugula / tomatoes / cucumbers / beets / garbanzo beans / Feta / wheat rusks / house vinaigrette
Organic Kale Caesar Salad
Organic baby kale / shaved parmesan / croutons / Caesar dressing
Greek Salad Quinoa Bowl
Organic tomatoes / cucumbers / arugula / feta / kalamata olives / organic quinoa / lemon thyme vinaigrette
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been here so many times that there should be a plaque on the wall commemorating my patronage! Always a good meal and excellent service. The staff doesn't try to rush your out and special orders are not a problem.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Betsy S
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

It had been many years since my last visit here and the quality of the food is still good. I had a ham and egg breakfast and the ham was as thick as a steak and tasted delicious. The coffee and juice were good too,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ap609
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very good food reaessneble price the service was long it took a long time to get the food wine list is ok reasnble price.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank meirelart
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I go here with my parents all the time because I live close by, but I would go even if that wasn't the case. The food is good, the servers are friendly and helpful, and you have a beautiful view of downtown Tenafly from your...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sunrisegirl606
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Name kinda says it all. Big floppy plastic menu, booths that might be sticky, fluorescent lighting overhead, good omelets, portion sizes that should be for family of four ... your typical Joisey diner

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chr_two
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Really nice traditional interior. Staff nice and friendly and the avocado and egg toast was great and my daughter enjoyed her salmon muffin ! Wasn’t the cheapest breakfast but the quality was very good so we will defiantly be back

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AALowndes
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The food at this finer is really delicious. The chopped salad is my favorite, but I have eaten a variety of foods there and have never been disapoiinted. The service is friendly and timely.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank karenlewisxrsa
Reviewed July 24, 2018

A great place for casual dining. We gorged on their delicious burgers. The short rib burger deluxe with pickles and coleslaw (with strawberry milkshake) was everything! I couldn't eat all at once but did give it a good try... A great stop before or after...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NYCCityGal98
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Tenafly and the Diner felt like an extension of home. The major renovation made it lose some of its charm but to be honest the food is probably better than in its heyday.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rwadelman
Reviewed May 19, 2018

With family in Tenafly, we travel every year to our family reunion in town and always eat at the Tenafly diner at least 3 or 4 times. The food is always good; excellent breakfasts, which you can get no matter the hour, and entrees that...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lar347
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Yes, there is. You may have to have someone enter the restaurant and have them open the door but there definitely is a ramp.
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