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Colonial Diner

429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
+1 609-971-2627
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
24 Dec 2016
“My favorite diner in Lacey”
5 Oct 2016
“Just O.K.”
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Greek
429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I feel like this is the red headed step child diner in the area and I don't know why, it is by far the best...with the nicest staff and best prices. People always talk about the Greasy Spoon and Lacey Diner but this place is...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch while doing business in the area. It was a quaint little place and quite busy. It didn't feel very friendly to us, but it seemed like if you knew the servers (were local regulars) they paid much more attention to...More

Thank TropicalLover
Reviewed 8 September 2016

NJ Diner that I passed many times. If you do not look, you will pass it by. Has a lot of specials. Basic breakfast with specials that are very inexpensive. Early bird dinners on the menu. We were only there for breakfast. The ham and...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great little diner for some breakfast or home cooked meals. Simple, nothing fancy but food is good and servers treat you like family.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Love this little corner diner with all its charm and seasoned waitresses with their smiles, laughter and senses of humor! And the food and value are outstanding! Great place for breakfast. Everything is good. My mom loves the Eggs Bendict. Great value. Dinners are very...More

Thank Willow1223
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Got seated without menus or a high chair. Things went downhill from there. Wife got asked if wanted more coffee, I didn't get asked if I wanted another orange juice. Breakfast potatoes had no taste, bacon too crispy, and corned beef hash was nearly burned....More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I passed the Colonial Corner many times without realizing it was there. It's a classic diner/restaurant lined with booths and some tables in the center. The décor is a bit dated but who cares? The server was friendly, the (breakfast) food was okay, prices were...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I try to get to at least one diner on my trips to NJ. This one has the usual diner fare, including breakfast all day and Greek entrees. We had a group of 6 aged 8 to 69, and everyone enjoyed their food, which was...More

Thank txerica
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I've been in and out of the area for the past 20 years and I've never been here....I don't know how. It was good. Food was good, exactly what you want for diner food. Sometimes with diners they are all cramped and limited on tables....More

Thank artistchic84
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I love this little diner. They have great specials that include soup, salad, entree, dessert and beverage.The only problem is Im always too full to eat my dessert. The chicken orzo soup is delicious. Not fancy. Just good old fashioned place. Staff are very friendly.

Thank Kelli W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-971-2627
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