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“Average Food, Unfriendly Staff”
Review of Hibernia Diner

Hibernia Diner
Ranked #8 of 81 Restaurants in Denville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been there about 3 times now, all for lunch. The food is a bit below average for a diner, but not terrible. The prices are good. I've called ahead all 3 times and picking up is always a hassle. Although the signs say to stand by the bar, those staff members ignore you & don't respond when I try to get their attention. The front register is always busy with people paying their checks & picking up food, so you never know who is being helped & who can attend you. I kept getting ignored & it was annoying.

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1  Thank Renata L
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Reviewed July 18, 2014

A traditional diner that I sorely miss with all the bells and whistles, including a varied menu including desserts. My eggplant/ricotta rollatini with marinara sauce was delicious! It came with side dishes of vegetables and a salad. I haven't had that dish in a long time. Rice pudding with whipped cream in a tall parfait dish was the perfect ending to a wonderful meal. The lox and bagel platter late one evening during my stay was wonderful, presented with lettuce, tomatoes, and creamed cheese. I highly recommend this place!

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Thank Ileen E
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

Large portions. Had the eggplant wrapped chicken. Husband had beef stroganoff. Both were great. Classic diner atmosphere. Service was good, friendly staff.

Thank lighthouse52221
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

By any standards this is one of the better diners around. The daily specials are great complete with soup and a side dish. Service is very good and for a large diner they serve you very quickly. Salads are very good and portions are large. Haven't had a bad meal there yet.

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Thank partroy27
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Reviewed May 12, 2014

Every possible disaster story you hear in the restaurant business has happened at the Hibernia Diner in Rockaway NJ. Being a long time customer here, i've seen all I can bare to put up with. From waitresses stealing other waitresses tips, from management yelling in the middle of the dining room infront of a roomful of customers because she's not making money for cleaning tables, to their own employees first words when we came in from breastfest quoted "how long are you going to be, I only have 4 tables assigned and I have to make money!" Not good morning not hello but those words exactly. Told the owners about it and they basically said when we reopen we'll do something about it. Something that happened now, your going to "do something about it" a year from now? Is that how you treat customers and thats how you think of them.
The guy who has the review about his credit card being charged from $400 and then having management say call back later and other things, well thats just a small example. Its a complete freak show in this place is an understatement. The lowest of the lowest possible lifeforms go to this place, burnouts, extremely overweight people that complain left and right. Someone brought a dog into the place (not a service animal) and it was under the table. Another customer stands up screaming because he got a call from his girlfriend got pregnant and he was the father at the same time he was in the place with another girl trying to get down with the other. From patrons sticking their hands down their private parts in public because they have an itch (female) - not joking! From again management picking up the phone to take a To Go order to tell the customer "call back later because Im busy". There's alot of things that go on here, alot has happened and Im extremely insulted with this place, the management and the owners in the way they deal with things. One of the owners the watches netflix the entire time he's there and does nothing. They act like they are in a false sense of reality and when you tell them something that has happened, they throw a 2 year old temper tantrum and put the blame on the person that its happened. They let their employees run the business into the ground and basically project that its ok to act rude and say those types of things to customers, because they can get away with it and nothing will be done. There's a lot of things that go in this place that I've had enough of that freak show to say good bye! They have no right to own a business nor know how to run one properly, its us customers that pay your bills and at no time should any of your employees act that way to us customers or have the gull to say something and for you the owners to come up to me and say "we'll take care of it when we suposidely rebuild," is not only insulting it clearly shows you dont care about us whatsoever. All these things are 100% true, I just got back from this place for the last time and had to publically state this for anyone that goes here. Think twice!

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