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Tick Tock Diner

281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
+1 973-777-0511
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“late night” (12 reviews)
“waffle fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like it, the cheesecake is delicious. Restaurant is Clean, the stuff very frienfly. I will go back again

Thank Reda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is darn slow, we sat10 minutes at least before the waitress came over, perhaps they need more help....i said we were in a rush, this is,a diner, not fine dining....the fun of a diner is,quick service....

Thank ELSUSHI921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great! I just returned from the Tick Tock. Met an old friend there for eats. I hadnt been there in 18 years after coming from NYC New Years of 1999-2000. I had hypothermia from freezing in Times Square, and my friends at the...More

Thank Vince R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As diners go, Tick Tock is one of favorite places to beta quick meal. Pleasant service in a comfortable atmosphere. Don't be surprised if you need to wait for a table on the weekends. There burgers are the best along with delicious breakfast items. Also,...More

Thank jlm207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for New Years Breakfast - Packed, waited 15 min for seating. Great menu selection. Service was as expected at a busy time. Food was fresh and didn't have to wait too long. Only minus was french toast was soggy, even though we asked...More

Thank crayonline
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always look forward to a stop at The Tick Tock when traveling back from NYC. This year didn’t go so great. The food was excellent our waitress was lacking. Especially since there were 2 other tables in the place. She never came back out once...More

Thank meghan4885
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Classic Jersey diner, popular because of location and appearance on tv (DDD). Good but food and decor nothing special actually, typical diner menu.

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Of the more than 600 diners in New Jersey, the Tick Tock in Clifton is as classic as it gets. From pancakes to paninis and from corned beef to cannolis, Tick Tock cranks out all the favorites 24/7. As you walk in, you see Guy...More

Thank gfilzer
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Now the 3rd time we have eaten hear in 4 years. The last 2 times I raved about the place. Sunday morning @ 8 am the place was empty which should have been a clue. The server came right over to us but she must...More

1  Thank FamilyTime23
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This tale should read, "a long, long time ago they were once a great classic Greek-American diner". With at least 2-3 other major diners a short drives away, TT needs to earn their reputation again. Laurels can have a bitter taste.

1  Thank X6943JZjohnv
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9 March 2017|
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Response from micp1274 | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure, but similar to other diners.
29 December 2016|
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Response from BRIAN B | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Diner directly by phone and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-777-0511
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