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summit diner

1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“taylor ham” (3 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
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5:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Diner
1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
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Reviewed 13 March 2012

It's fun to eat in this old fashioned diner. It is cozy with typical diner food. My western omlette was good, but not great. Service wasn't too friendly, but it was very quick. Home fries were yummy. Warning for the ladies - if you go...More

Thank LookingForWarm
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This is a fun diner, set in an old train car. It's just across from the Summit Train station. Nothing fancy, but good diner food.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 3 December 2011

This is quite simply the BEST comfort food place to eat in all of New Jersey! While I don't live in town, I frequently find myself craving a meal at the Summit Diner. It is like going home. The men behind the counter (especially Billy)...More

Thank notacomplainer50
Reviewed 17 October 2011

If you like nostalgic diners with very good food THIS is the spot. Classical in every sense. I had delicious split pea soup, and a grilled cheese. He had the meat loaf dinner, which could serve a small family. Simply to be gluttons we tried...More

Thank Mary-EllenCallahan
Reviewed 29 July 2010

This 1938 diner is truly a classic. Walking into Summit Diner takes you back in a flash to that era. Eight booths and twenty stools at the counter this diner looks and still probably handles the same way it did back in the late 30's....More

Thank BabyBoomerWoman
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Reviewed 16 August 2008

Greasy Diner - gruff service- but THE BEST breakfast! Be prepared for a line out the door. It's worth the wait.

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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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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