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Rio Grande Diner & Restaurant

1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
+1 609-886-7376
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“home fries” (8 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
“taylor ham” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast while down at the shore. Such an amazing breakfast! The homefries were perfect and service was great. The only downside was the 10 minute wait because it was pretty crowded.

Thank brookeann521
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our yearly trip to the Jersey Shore includes trips to "RIO GRANDE DINER" food great,service great ,prices great !! best, you can get breakfast all day !! Plenty of parking and nice clean place including "RESTROOMS"!! Nice family business !!

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is like the real old fashioned diners. Seem to know most of the customers and they seem to know each other. We have a vacation home in the area and we come here a lot. The menu is good and you get plenty of...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you like to eat in a diner with great food and quick friendly service, then stop in at the Rio Grande Diner. Huge portions for good prices. If you're a cookie/cake person take a look at what they bake fresh on site each day....More

Thank Monica F
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on Saturday night. Had meatloaf special. Came with soup salad two veggie and desert. Wow. I was hungry and this was perfect. Meatloaf was ok probably a different choice next time. Good food and lots of it for the price. I have...More

Thank John NJ H
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday night around 10:20pm, they close at 11:00. We were greeted with a friendly smile by the host and waitress. We were not rushed. We liked it so much we went back Sunday for breakfast before we left to go...More

Thank PhilaAnne
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I don't know who would vote good things about this Diner. It's very OVERPRICED and the food is terrible and it took for ever the receive the food. Never would go back !!! Bad Breakfast menu...

Thank firephoto352
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is one of the worst places I have ever eaten, The food that we ordered was all terrible. The chicken salad was to disgusting to even describe and the rye bread was tiny and thin, never seen any rye bread like that ever before....More

Thank lchecinski
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Second time here for a delicious breakfast. Everything you'd expect from an owner-operated diner. Highly recommended for breakfast. Loved our attentive and prompt waitress.

1  Thank kahunaPA
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is what you want in a diner - good service, good food, good prices and a local vibe. Our favorite meal here is breakfast- but lunch and dinner are both good.

1  Thank Karl B
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Helen V | Reviewed this property |
I believe Dave is confusing the diner with Rio Station, which is nearby. The diner is a diner, nothing fancy.
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Route 47, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1303
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 609-886-7376
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