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“Hit or miss diner, tries hard to have unique meals though” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Colonial Diner

Colonial Diner
Ranked #12 of 108 Restaurants in East Brunswick
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neshanic Station, New Jersey
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175 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Hit or miss diner, tries hard to have unique meals though”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Since they had new owners about two years ago, this place has classed it up to be a little bit nicer than your average NJ diner. They have all the regular diner favorites, but also more creative twists like crepes and fancy mozzarella sticks. The salad bar is comprehensive and delicious. The prices are a smidge higher than a regular diner, but they make up for it in food. The atmosphere is diner-y.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
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English first
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“lousy food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

This diner has got to be the worst in the state. Service is terible the food tasteless. I ave had both a breakfast and lunch there and neither was any good. Save your money don't go

Visited August 2012
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Thank Kerry1964
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Saw the menu and left”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2012

We were really expecting a great experience but was disappointed. Very dirty and dingy. When we looked at the menu and saw the prices we left.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank BearGuy60
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good not great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

Super nice staff and fresh food and even WIFI but never scales the heights to greatness. They have a good salad and soup bar that is worth it alone.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Jordan M
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Corinth, NY
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“All the time...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2012

I'm a local...well..imported...but when you want good food and a wonderful diverse menu...this is it

Visited April 2012
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