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Colonial Diner

Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
+1 732-254-4858
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came in for a weekend breakfast. We were seated promptly. The waitress was friendly and provided good service. We ordered some classic breakfasts and I went off piste withe the Chipotle Benedict with Taylor ham. Everything was delicious and well-prepared. The portions were huge....More

Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I eat at the Colonial Diner regularly - mostly for dinner, but sometimes for breakfast or lunch. The head chef is a master at seafood cuisine, in addition to creating delicious meat, poultry, and vegetarian dishes. We highly recommend this restaurant for...More

Thank eichabode
Reviewed 10 June 2017

They are very clean and the food is good except the bacon is always a little undercooked! They have a nice selection of desserts!

Thank Lorifurey5655
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was back to NJ to visit my family. I am 60 years old and when I was a young girl my grandfather took my brother and I here for breakfast on Saturday mornings. It was so much fun! The memories came flooding back as...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful late dinner (10:30PM) last night, it is open until midnight on the weekend. The service was excellent, the food is delicious, great burgers and wraps, we loved our milk shakes and the facility is immaculately clean. One of our more adventurous...More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Colonial Diner is simply a reliable place to eat. Food is always good and fresh. You definitely get your money's worth because the prices are reasonable for a diner where the food is slightly better than most diner food. I believe you can't go wrong...More

Thank BrianBrian123123
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This use to be a great diner years ago. They changed owner and it has never been the same. The food is just okay and I remember not liking their omelettes. How can a diner mess up eggs? Jersey is know for diners, just not...More

Thank G R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well updated diner with booth, table or counter seating. Very wide selection on menu and good cooking and portions. We've eaten there a lot over the years.

Thank elk2370bruce
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We called the night before for an 11am reservation for 13. They were very accommodating.Our group ordered from both the breakfast and lunch menu. Everything came out as ordered,in a timely manner and hot. Portions were quite large and everyone seemed to enjoy their selections....More

Thank GaryandLynne
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered grilled chicken wrap and added salad bar. I liked the chicken rice soup on the salad bar. Went back for another helping. Also, their salad bar has a nice selection of veggies, etc.

Thank Burt F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 18 east, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-254-4858
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