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City Diner

31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
+1 201-721-5131
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (20 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this diner several times throughout my visits to Jersey City. They are consistent in service and quality of food. Staff is not overly friendly but they get the job done. I recommend their pastrami omelette. It has become a signature dish....More

Thank TonyJax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This I a very nice place to have breakfast or lunch. They have a bar as well, so I would expect this place to be good and cozy in the evening as well. I had the Denver Burito, which I really enjoyed. The place looked...More

Thank Jakob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tell me about it! Its easy, its easy food, nothing fancy, straight out on the plate. Has a good craft beer list, and you can get lump crab at midnight. I really enjoyed this place, it saved me when certain restaurants near by couldn't deliver....More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to give the City Diner a try prior to walking to the pier to enjoy the Manhattan skyline at night. I ordered two over-medium eggs, bacon, and toast. The food was very good, but the eggs were more of an over-easy, rather than...More

Thank WorldTravelers1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent our last night in NJ and we couldn't have had a more sullen and unfriendly waitress. The food however was excellent which made up the 2 star rating as service would have got none. It's the first restaurant during our...More

Thank LindsayMuir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at the City Diner four times over 3 days: 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts. The menu is very extensive so take some time to read all the great comfort food options. The service can be a bit slow at times at that is...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night's dinner was absolutely Wonderful, tasty Fried Chicken. Clarisa was our server who made our evening dinner experience such a fabulous & relaxing time! Clarisa has a terrific personality who enjoys making people SMILE & LAUGH! Clarisa enjoys her job, she is a JOY!...More

Thank StampinSher P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had breakfast at City Diner during our recent visit to Jersey City. The diner has many options to choose from for breakfast. I had an omelette and my daughter ordered eggs... all of it very delicious. The one thing that stood...More

Thank Snarky817
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered the Western Omlette but couldn’t finish it. Best have the appetite of a lumberjack or you can expect to have leftovers.

Thank TheRichard26
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome!!! The fries are incredible. I actually came here twice during my visit and both times were outstanding. The employees are very friendly. Side note....the bartender makes killer drinks.

Thank Kelly M
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Greg H
4 June 2016|
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Response from Dougiemg | Reviewed this property |
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sandy p
23 December 2015|
Response from JH007 | Reviewed this property |
I'm late answering but I was there on thanksgiving and it was open as normal. I don't think they do reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-721-5131
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