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summit diner

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American, Diner
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1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
05:30 - 20:30
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Sun 06:30 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 20:30
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Summit, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had breakfast last Saturday. Their ham is as good as ever. This is a classic diner that has not changed in forever.

Thank JZajax
Short Hills, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very greasy... food is too greasy to even be enjoyable when you want to cheat! The diner also smells of greasy food.

Thank obbell2017
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stopped by the Summit Diner after passing by and noticing the classic, funky train car theme. They have an extensive menu including many diner classics. Our food was great (french onion soup was the best diner soup EVER). They also have breakfast served all day. What really made our experience was the kind, attentive service. Out of the places... More 

Thank C W
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The food is incredible each and every time! If you're taking to-go, call ahead as they are alway busy and since parking is a bit difficult, you'll be better off. Also, if you're eating in the diner, try to get there before the rest of your party so you'll be able to get seated together once someone is in line.... More 

Thank Letimdj
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Good experiences there! Food and their services are awesome. However one of the time I went there a elder didn't like how much I gave for tip and was really rude with the waiter and also with me.

Thank Yasmin M
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Classic diner, not fancy but exactly what you'd expect from a traditional diner with good food and friendly service! Well worth a stop if you're in Summit.

Thank Timbrewolf
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome..we had a hearty breakfast at a classical traditional diner...worth the trip..every time we are in Summit this is a first stop..

Thank Ilse D
Brooklyn, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

never a disapointment large menu ever larger portion sizes foods great you can see the cooking it right in front of you

Thank lds1331
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Food was very good and service was kind. Portions size was over the top. One of our guests ordered a dinner. Unfortunately was not told they were out of that product for about 10 minutes after he order. His new order was placed but by that time the rest of us got our food. Good service just thought the server... More 

Thank Laurie G
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was in town for the PGA and noticed this little beauty on the street. Real deal. Real people. Great recommendation (Gino's Chicken) and very affordable. Fresh flowers on every table quaint and super clean, TONS of menu items and the interior alone is worth the stop!

Thank 24connie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-277-3256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?