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Tick Tock Diner

281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
+1 973-777-0511
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“late night” (13 reviews)
“waffle fries” (5 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Over priced diner...Went here for a quick family reunion. I ordered the patty melt and it was a greasy soggy mess....I live so close and this is one of the last eateries I choice to patronize....Service was OK but far from exceptional. I was served...More

Thank rockroll
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for a late Tick-Tock breakfast. We had 1. eggs over with shredded home fries and w/w toast. 2. egg salad on a bagel. Add free 2nds on coffee and you have a good diner breakfast. Nothing out of this world, but better than...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful service from top to bottom ate there 2 nights in a row had the best plate of Liver and onions I have had in my life and the second day the best meatloaf ever. The deserts are to die for and the price is...More

Thank BigOughty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy this place since the service and food are nice and delicious. When I go with my husband we try different foods and always approve. I liked very much the breakfast I had last time with 3 different meats, eggs and waffles, plus a...More

Thank Na D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large diner. Food is ok but expensive for what it is. Been there for ever and I think thats the main draw for lots of people.

1  Thank eyeheartnj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been patronizing Tick Tock for years, as it can always be counted on for a good hearty meal and friendly service. It also has a great location with easy access from Route 3 West with plenty of parking.

Thank David S M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Just left the Tick Tock Diner without being served. We arrived around 1 pm and by 1:25 pm, no one had come to even take our drink order. Normally I really don't care, especially if a business is busy, but the waitresses and waiters were...More

1  Thank nerdytraveler
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Tick Tock is more of an institution than an eatery. It is a classic diner, with huge portions and an expansive menu. It is on the pricier side of diners, but the food is reliable , plentiful and they are happy to modify dishes to...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Clean and friendly. Basic better Greek diner. Big menu. Fresh food. Excellent for breakfast and lunch. I've eaten here a few times. Always good but not outstanding.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I came in with 7 friends last night for coffee and desert, not only was the food overprices but they even charges us a hidden gratuity charge, of about $5.00 a person, when we confronted them about it they told us that they do this...More

2  Thank Robert M
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8 March 2017|
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Response from micp1274 | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure, but similar to other diners.
28 December 2016|
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Response from BRIAN B | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Diner directly by phone and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-777-0511
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