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Forked River Diner

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317 S Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731-4337
+1 609-693-2222
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Lanoka Harbor
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reminds me of the Egg Platter from my teen years! Good food, good atmosphere, good people getting together! Only drawback is it is a cash only diner so hit up the ATM machine before coming!

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Thank Patricia H
Forked River, New Jersey
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

As always good food in an extra clean diner 👍The portions are very good and quality awesome 🥘I always have a difficult time deciding on what to have because I love the pork roll and everything else is so good too The family ran establishment is apparent and they are well deserving of praise 👍

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Thank captgspot
Linden, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Small, cozy spot on Route 9. Inside, stainless steel and cool green tones surround us. Sit in booth or at counter. Waitress staff friendly and welcoming. Owner on premises this morning. Sunday morning breakfast plenty of pancakes and eggs being ordered. Breakfast special was Apple cinnamon French toast. I have 2eggs Benedict, plenty of hash browns $10.25. Husband has 3... More 

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Thank annieseztoo
Forked River, New Jersey
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Come here occasionally for breakfast or lunch. An old fashioned tin diner with good breakfast and lunches. The wait staff is friendly and quick.

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Thank Barbara B
Bayville, New Jersey
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81 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not bad for a quick breakfast fix. Hot coffee & regular run of the mill breakfast. They even will cook "healthy" if you ask.

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Thank kevin k
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

It hurts me to write this review but the place has gone downhill. I have been going here for over 25 years. The good was always great, and breakfast was perfect. I went here twice this past week for breakfast and it was awful. The coffee here was the best around. Now it just tastes like hot city water. My... More 

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Thank Tommy D
New Jersey
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329 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Pulled off the Parkway to find a diner (I was in that mood) and this was the first one I came across. Absolutely empty on a Wednesday night. Usually a bad sign when the parking lot is empty. But I was hungry so I went in anyway. Dimly lit, perhaps to save money. I had to ask if they were... More 

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Thank Hammbrook
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I eat at the forked river diner often breakfast, lunch, and diner the menu is great. The diner is locally-owned. I would definitely recommend The Forked river diner....

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Thank Keith N
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

One of the few old-style diners left untouched by time. The nostalgia alone makes it worth a visit. Choose a stool at the counter or a booth and settle in for a good home-style meal. Small & casual with great food, fast, friendly service and budget friendly.

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Thank K S
Bayville, New Jersey
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562 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Diner serves a nice breakfast, hot and has a varied menu. Nice to be able to get a southern breakfast, grits, scrapple, biscuits and gravy along with the usual. Poached eggs are done right. Lunches are nice and especially the home made soups. Good 'ol old time Jersey Diner. Service is quick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 S Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731-4337
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-2222

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