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Ritz Diner

72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
+1 973-533-1213
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited The Ritz Diner because Guy Fieri of Diners, Drive ins, and Dives was there. I have to say the diner is bigger than it appears from outside. The atmosphere was pleasant and our waiter was personable. The food was good. I had baked mac...More

Thank PR41799
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ritz is ok but I am not a big fan. Went on a Thursday evening for dinner and it was very good - food fresh, large portions, good service. Fish dishes especially good. Salad that came with dinner was VERY large - and waitress...More

Thank ams44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who could object to a great neighborhood diner with a multi-varied menu and a wonderful bakery. Unless you are there for the first seating or miss going to the restroom, perhaps one wouldn’t know about the problem of cleanliness. With a fabulous assortment of dishes...More

Thank NewJerseyWanderlust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very large very mediocre menu....almost always busy with slow service and large portions....the salads and hamburgers are the best...try it

Thank kassonstwo
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Ritz is the best diner in NJ! The atmosphere is just so so, but the food is fantastic! Not typical diner food, mush better!

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Hadn't been back in about 4 years and went there for quick breakfast in the snow last week. We went early and beat the rush because later in the day there is always a line. We had breakfasts and there are lots of unique breakfast...More

Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The Ritz is a local favorite which has consistently good food to offer. However, a by-product of this is that it can get crowded resulting in sometimes slower service. We have had servers who were quite friendly and others a bit on the brusk side,...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Ritz has many items on the menu that other diners do not offer. Besides nice atmosphere and good service, you also get items like potato pan cakes with pastrami or corned beef, as well as blue berry blintzes and many other choices that I have...More

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 6 January 2018

What can you say about one of the longest running local diners??? This place is woven into the tapestry of Livingston and has been graced by, Mayors, Congressmen, Writers, Superstars, Former Livingston HS Students who are now ultra famous and beyond. The food if fabulous...More

Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My Realtor and I grabbed lunch at the Ritz Diner, which is a long-term Livingston classic. I used to eat there back in then 1980's when I lived in the area. Diners have everything anyone could want, from salads to soups to sandwiches to full...More

Thank Lonestarr602
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
Do not need a reservation... they will be most able to accommodate !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-533-1213
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