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Just Plain Dave's

American, Diner
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956 Saint Georges Ave, Clark, NJ 07065-2629
+1 732-381-4099
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Clark, New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dave's is a very simple place with quirky decor and little ambiance. However, their food is worth the trip. The cheese steaks are some of the best I've ever had. They make great fresh burgers and their fries are fresh cut real potatoes, fried to a golden crisp on the outside with a nice chewy warm center. Everything we've ever... More 

Thank Denise S
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We always wanted to go and never made it. Now after they moved to saint Georges Ave which is closer to us we finally made it. We took Breakfast to go and I have to tell, it was fantastic. It was so good we went back for lunch and again we was not disappointed. Sloppy Joys sandwich, burger and disco... More 

Thank nysteffi
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

You have yo have a NJ greasy diner experience once in a while and this place is perfect for.that. Great for fresh omelette, burgers or.fries, especially early morning weekdays and.weekends too.

Thank denise o
Rahway, New Jersey
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Our family goes here often for the breakfast. I have been once for lunch which was also very good. The wait staff is friendly and attentive, for the most part. The food is simple and delicious and the décor is fun and relaxed.

Thank Erika M
Edison, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Has Great burgers and Awesome cheese Steaks, Dave's also has Home Cooked Comfort Dinners just like MOM would have made. Breakfast are also Very Good. Service is friendly and Fast. I Love eating there 3 times a week or more. JOHNNY T.

Thank johnnyt523822
Clark, New Jersey
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We've never eaten physically here. My husband picks up to go, whenever we are in the mood for a Taylor ham egg and cheese sandwich. Prices are reasonable too.

Thank JoAnn B
Clark, New Jersey
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

We used to get breakfast here. Best in the neighborhood. Not fancy, but good. They are no longer at this location. They moved to Rahway.

Thank Jack B
New Jersey
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Dave's food is very good, but his front end staff is going to kill him. We stayed away for a year or more after encountering extremely rude and discourteous staff when they were in Clark. Now they are in Rahway and the wait staff is sabotaging him again. How would you like to see three tables get their food before... More 

Thank spammy0124
Rahway, New Jersey
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Just Plain Dave's, recently moved to Rahway, on St. Georges Avenue after many years in a too small space in Clark. The new location is much larger and able to accommodate many more customers and has a cleaner, more open feel to it. Also, much better parking in back of the restaurant and nearby. The food is as good as... More 

Thank Laurie
Rahway, New Jersey
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

This place is an awesome diner. I have to try to stay away I am fearful i will gain too much weight. The food is delicious and now they have double the space. could be a bit faster in the service but i hope they get used to the new location.

Thank Bichespi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 956 Saint Georges Ave, Clark, NJ 07065-2629
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clark
  • Phone Number: +1 732-381-4099

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