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summit diner

1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“egg sandwich” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, generous portions at a great price. They reminded me of the book 'Fish'. I loved the fact that we were eating in an old dining boxcar.

Thank Francis K
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

New Jersey has always been known as the birthplace of the great American diner. The first diners began life as a railway dining car. As they fell into disuse in that form, they were mounted on concrete blocks and were reborn as the diner our...More

Thank Thom R
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great little diner oozing with charm and great food. The biscuits and gravy were delicious as well as the French toast.

Thank Roxanne R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A classic NJ diner in downtown Summit. Go in with the expectations of a small, quaint, crowded,noisy place with character and that's what you get. If you sit at counter, you can talk with the owner who's been there for more than 50 yeas also....More

Thank highwoodkevin
Reviewed 10 July 2017

real old dinner stainless steel out side counter and booths the breakfast is great taylor ham and egg to die for

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This greasy spoon has been in Summit for what seems like forever, and is a good place to grab breakfast by yourself or with a friend. Too small and cramped for a group meal, grab a seat at the bar and order some eggs and...More

Thank cugrad2k1
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Breakfast is served. Get here early for breakfast or you will wait. The pancakes are fluffy. The eggs are done the way you like them with or without breakfast meats. I like the omelets filled with veggies and cheese. Coffee is strong and plentiful. It's...More

Thank susgames13
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I always make it a point to stop here when visiting friends in town. I have had several different meals here and have never had a bad experience. They are really good with kids. My buddy brought his two daughters and the owner made them...More

Thank Hoosier_Travel_Nut
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I came in for something quick at an odd hour of the afternoon and they got right to it. And, good Lord, what a tower of food. It is a homey kind of place where you could probably hang out for awhile without them minding....More

1  Thank PaulParks
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting place. Service is quick and friendly. Food was ok. I'd like to go back and try some other items. The sweet potato fries were good.

Thank WadeandLori
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21 March 2017|
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Response from JZajax | Reviewed this property |
This is an old school diner, so you would have to be careful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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