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The Allwood Diner

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American, Diner
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Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
+1 973-365-2575
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun 06:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had breakfast and lunch here a few times. Very good service, wide selection, food awesome, always reliable.

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Thank Edward P
USA/Canada
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230 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Honestly, if you can avoid this diner, you should. I'm not saying the food is that bad, but in the scale of the traditional american diner... this one is pretty low at the bottom. The mac&cheese was VERY heavy and the taste was not very good. One of us was not even able to eat 1/3 of the plate. And... More 

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Thank oli-business
Parsippany, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Make sure to make a reservation. Always long lines. Very delicious food. Try allwood wrap, also 3 of a kind appetizer. Definitely recommend.

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Thank gintarem9
Bluffton, South Carolina
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396 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with mom and family to remember Dad which was his favorite breakfast spot. We all got Dad's 'usual' breakfast and was served by his favorite server 'Donna'. This was his favorite place and now is our too.

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Thank Rich D
Kearny
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great diner! The service is awesome and food is great; expect to wait in line though, place is always packed,but the staff turns over the tables pretty quickly.

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Thank Orlando M
Clifton, New Jersey
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Allwood Diner staff really won my heart and has probably made it so I won't bother trying out other diners in the area. The first time I visited, in October, my friend and I walked in the door and everyone smiled and welcomed us. It was very genuine, too, and it felt so nice! The restaurant was totally decked... More 

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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This diner is great! Your typical NJ diner that never disappoints. If you're looking to try a new diner in the area, try this one!

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Thank Craig W
Lake Placid, New York
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Our breakfast was great and the service was excellent. Big portions and friendly people. The restaurant is clean and contemporary. Food is served quickly and is delicious.

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Thank Skimaster1
Windham, Connecticut
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We ordered take out from here and it was great! The portions were very large (larger than I expected), prices were very reasonable and there were many choices. Choices are always key for someone like me who is gluten free. Lucky they had more than just salads that I could eat. I would definitely eat there again if I was... More 

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Thank Sandra G
Parsippany, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I think it's great if you are in a hurry, had to wait in the line for 10 minutes to get it. Food was good, Big portions. A lot of older people.

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Thank gintarem9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 01:00
Thursday
06:00 - 01:00
Friday
06:00 - 03:00
Saturday
06:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-365-2575

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