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Menlo Park Diner

American, Diner
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1475 US Highway 1, Edison, NJ 08837-2418
+1 732-494-1760
00:00 - 23:59
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Somerset, New Jersey
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average NJ diner that makes breakfast foods for the full day. They're is s good admin if seating, 50s ish decor and ok food. Service was slow when I visited, food portions are large, bland flavor for the items that were supposed to be seasoned.

Thank Ramon A
New York City, New York
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462 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to this 50's style diner. It's all stainless steel and neon. Located on US1 northbound right near both the Woodbridge and Menlo Park Malls, parking is easy. We both had dinner specials. I had Chicken Parmesan, while my wife had Athenian Chicken.. The dinner included soup (both the lentil soup and clam chowder were terrific)... More 

Thank Staten_Islander
Edison, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service is good. A typically wide variety menu and you'll find whatever your looking for. Great any time of day or night.

Thank dperni
Edison, New Jersey
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Our family has been eating at this diner for many years. Nick, an owner, greets us personally if he is there when we walk in. So does Donna, she always has a smile and special greeting. The food is always very good; we have been there for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. We even had a holiday dinner there once when... More 

Thank Lara S
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128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Being from Europe, I asked my colleague to take me out to a diner one evening. This diner was what I expected it to be: the interior I know from US movies, the waitresses,.... My colleague wanted me to try the Matze ball soup and also the disco fries. We shared those plates. As a main I took the Cheese... More 

Thank chitza
New Jersey
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place may have been great back in the day, but now it's just terrible. You can tell everything is either frozen or out of a can. Service is generally friendly, but that does not make up for the quality of food. Yes, portions are gigantic, but it doesn't matter if the food is not good enough to make you... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
Parlin, New Jersey
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Service here is customer service friendly and excellent. Food is very good and cant complaint at all.

Thank TheWidowmaker
Jersey City, New Jersey
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Still here after all these years! Food is decent for a diner. I do think of it and stop in when I want. One thing- the after dinner time ( 8pm and onward - ) , there's always some drama overheard with the waitstaff. I've been here a bunch of times and the endless chatter from the waitstaff is very... More 

Thank Bill463
Lake City, Florida
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went for a family dinner recently. The choices were varied, with one person having shrimp, one pot roast, a hamburger, and an "asian" dish (probably not super authentic, of course). Everyone liked their food, and the portions were huge! Not fine dining, but good basic meals with big portions, enough for two meals.

Thank grn11
Easton, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Is it possible to have a bad experience at a New Jersey diner? Well this one certainly didn't change that. Great food, large plates, great service with a typical Jersey girl waitress. Can't go wrong here.

Thank All_Points_Images

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 US Highway 1, Edison, NJ 08837-2418
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: +1 732-494-1760

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?