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Metro Diner

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Brooklawn $$ - $$$ , American
Route 130 & Browning Lane, Brooklawn, NJ 08030
+1 856-456-3690
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (6 reviews)
“crispy fries” (2 reviews)
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Diner, American
$$ - $$$
Route 130 & Browning Lane, Brooklawn, NJ 08030
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Reviewed yesterday

From all news reports, the Metro will be closing soon. Apparently, the Wawa chain is in negotiations to purchase the facility.

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The portions are nice and large and the food is amazing! The atmosphere is lovely and inviting. They offer amazing deals on their menu. Their cheesecake is out of this world and the service is wonderful!

Thank whirlingpool
Reviewed 9 April 2017

One reviewer says you won't like going here anymore because prices have risen and service has declined. While some of that may be partly true, it isn't the death knoll that review implies. Yes, there have been some waitstaff changes and the new staff isn't...More

Thank sjerzgirl
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you used to like going to the Metro, you won't anymore! They have raised their menu prices and all of the best items on the specials menu have been taken out. I've been a regular customer for years, eating there 4 or 5 times...More

3  Thank Stacy Z
Reviewed 9 November 2016

After nearly 40 years, a long time shipmate and I decided to finally get together. We kind of chose a location that was between our respective residences. We picked the Metro Diner in Brooklawn N J. The first reason was it was on a very...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I'm always surprised when I join my friend for dinner at this place near her house. The size of the place is massive, the staff is always super friendly, and the menu takes some time to get through. The offerings are plenty: breakfast any time...More

Thank VerifyPalms
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Was so glad to see this place open, I was starving from the journey. I have chicken soup and a Philly burger, burger was really nice the chips was not however felt like they were either re-cover or just bad chips..but overall nice food welcoming...More

Thank michael h
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Metro remains the same. Good service and reasonably good food. Prices are typical of a dinner. I was with a large group and the service was great.

Thank 205Janice
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Been here before last year. Good parking convenient location. Quick seating friendly wait staff. Place is clean, well maintained and quiet. Ordered chicken pasta soup served promptly and hot ; it was tasty. Ordered burger with cheese and mushrooms extra crisp fries. Place was not...More

Thank Safetyguy_328
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Been here twice, once for dinner and once after show snack. Found the food OK but the prices were very high. Didn't help that both times we came in the host made us wait to be seated while he finished what he was doing. One...More

Thank Blake A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 130 & Browning Lane, Brooklawn, NJ 08030
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Brooklawn
  • Phone Number: +1 856-456-3690
The Metro Diner is a full-service restaurant that provides quality, large-portioned meals and caters many different audiences including families and private parties. Conveniently located in Brooklawn, NJ, we are easily accessible from all major highways and are just minutes from Philadelphia and all surrounding areas of Southern New Jersey. Our bakery features fresh baked goods, made on premise daily. We can customize a cake or custom dessert for any occasion including Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries or any other special event. Our full service bar provides customers a place to enjoy a quick drink before being seated as well as wine, beer and top-shelf spirits before, during and after their meal. We also feature a banquet room, which makes The Metro Diner the perfect place for private parties and events. Our banquet room can host anything from a birthday party to engagement dinner and everything in between.We hope to see you soon, so Meet Me At The Metro!
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