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summit diner

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American, Diner
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1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
05:30 - 20:30
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Sun 06:30 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 20:30
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stopped by the Summit Diner after passing by and noticing the classic, funky train car theme. They have an extensive menu including many diner classics. Our food was great (french onion soup was the best diner soup EVER). They also have breakfast served all day. What really made our experience was the kind, attentive service. Out of the places... More 

Thank C W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The food is incredible each and every time! If you're taking to-go, call ahead as they are alway busy and since parking is a bit difficult, you'll be better off. Also, if you're eating in the diner, try to get there before the rest of your party so you'll be able to get seated together once someone is in line.... More 

Thank Letimdj
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Good experiences there! Food and their services are awesome. However one of the time I went there a elder didn't like how much I gave for tip and was really rude with the waiter and also with me.

Thank Yasmin M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Classic diner, not fancy but exactly what you'd expect from a traditional diner with good food and friendly service! Well worth a stop if you're in Summit.

Thank Timbrewolf
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome..we had a hearty breakfast at a classical traditional diner...worth the trip..every time we are in Summit this is a first stop..

Thank Ilse D
Brooklyn, Pennsylvania
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

never a disapointment large menu ever larger portion sizes foods great you can see the cooking it right in front of you

Thank lds1331
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Food was very good and service was kind. Portions size was over the top. One of our guests ordered a dinner. Unfortunately was not told they were out of that product for about 10 minutes after he order. His new order was placed but by that time the rest of us got our food. Good service just thought the server... More 

Thank Laurie G
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was in town for the PGA and noticed this little beauty on the street. Real deal. Real people. Great recommendation (Gino's Chicken) and very affordable. Fresh flowers on every table quaint and super clean, TONS of menu items and the interior alone is worth the stop!

Thank 24connie
Salt lake city
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Summit Diner on a recent trip in early June. I was drawn to the place by the appearance as I drove by on an earlier trip to the area. It was well worth the trip if you're anyplace close to Summit NJ make an effort to go. We sat at the counter and had excellent service. This place is... More 

Thank Ed Z
Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This little limited seating diner, is what every town should have! The food is not just diner, the food is great diner. It is what everyone who grew up in New Jersey comes to expect, but the food and the service excel!!!

Thank Jim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-277-3256

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