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“Just another diner”
Review of Empire Diner

Empire Diner
Ranked #24 of 125 Restaurants in Parsippany
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Parsippany, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
129 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Just another diner”
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Lots of diners in NJ. This one is simply average. Food is satisfactory. Service is perfunctory, at best. Not up to jersey "hon" standards.

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Texas
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Dinner at the Empire”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

We don't have diners in our area of the country so eating in a NJ diner was a must do on our trip to the NJ and NY area. We chose the Empire as it was close to our hotel and had decent ratings online. The diner offered a huge selection of menu items at moderate prices. . I ordered the pot roast, potato cake special. The pot roast was tender but overwhelmed with the gravy on top. The flavoring was a bit bland for my taste. The quanity of food was huge. My husband got the roasted chicken special which was also a huge portion but was very dry. We ordered cheesecake for dessert that was excellent.
The waitstaff was friendly and was efficient.
Overall, the meal was average.

  • Visited December 2011
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Vermont
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Really good!”
Reviewed December 3, 2011

We went for breakfast and liked it so much we returned for dinner. Good food, good service and excellent value in a pleasant, clean and modern environment - can't ask for more than that.

  • Visited December 2011
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New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great homey place”
Reviewed November 11, 2011

This one of my favorite restaurants. My wife have been to this diner many times and each time it is always a pleasant experience. The service is excellent, with a friendly and helpful wait staff. It has a very extensive menu typical of the traditional diner. What is different is the large selection of specials included in every menu. The food is plentiful and very tasteful, with reasonable prices. I highly recommend this restaurant for anyone wanted a good meal at a reasonable price with great service.

  • Visited November 2011
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