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Village Diner

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1 Sloan St, South Orange, NJ 07079-1713
+1 973-761-6666
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Cranford, NJ
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207 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in small and quaint downtown South Orange. It's not your typical looking diner and it's a bit more cozier. I visited with several co-workers during lunch hour on a Wednesday and the place was moderately busy. I was in the mood for breakfast and the menu had a nice variety of pancakes, waffles, and egg dishes. I decided on... More 

Thank Melonie S
Buffalo, New York
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was our last stop of vacation. Food was good service was quick and prices were reasonable. The decor was cute and the cozy.

Thank Sharpeek
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This diner is conveniently located right next to the train station in South Orange. The food is great, big portions, and very nicely prepared. Alot of food for a little money!

Thank Jane E
New Vernon, New Jersey
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474 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

If you like deep fried French fries, the village diner have some of best I ever tasted. Not too oily, but you can taste the oil throughout the fry. I had the chicken panini sandwich and the plate was overwhelmed with fries, too many to finish, enough for two people. Will definitely go again when I back in south orange.

Thank Dan P
Cranford, New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Politely asked for extra ketchup and she continued to say it was placed in the bag. I looked in the bag and then asked for additional ketchup. She then started to argue and be highly rude. I will never return. Then called to speak to a manager me the rude person at the counter was the manager and said she... More 

Thank Julie J
West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The food is decent for the money BUT, the maximum parking meter time is 30 minutes and the South Orange authorities stand by the meter to give you a $ 45 ticket as soon as the meter runs to 0. AND, South Orange does NOT allow "meter feeding' so even if you go back to the meter before 30 minutes... More 

Thank Michael Z
Hilltown, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I enjoy stopping in diners when I am in a new area. You have to be careful, diner is not always a diner. This was a diner. An extremely varying choice of food to order. You will not go hungry with all the options they have. We ordered everything from a salad to the daily special to sandwiches. The portions... More 

Thank WorkB4Play
Beaufort, South Carolina
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Have eaten here many times with my kids. Always good home style meals with plenty of menu options. Prices are very reasonable and quality is good.

Thank WildWillyR
South Orange, New Jersey
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We eat here all the time. It is located right near the train station, and I sometimes stop in on my way home from work. It is my kids go-to dinner place. The food is pretty good, some dishes are better than others. The service is terrific, warm and friendly, and they always remember us.

Thank jeannie2nyc
South Orange, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I've been here a few times, the food is okay--nothing I would describe as good. Service was kind of slow, took about a half hour to get food and it wasn't crowded at all. I wouldn't go out of my way to go here.

Thank Joseph Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sloan St, South Orange, NJ 07079-1713
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-761-6666

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