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Budd Lake Diner

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American, Diner
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100 US Highway 46, Ste 6, Budd Lake, NJ 07828-1706
+1 973-691-9100
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of our frequent places to eat in Budd Lake. The cheesecake is excellent. Service is generally good but can be slow during busy times.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Upstate NY
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just had the most delicious Taylor Ham sandwich at the Budd Lake Diner. Being a Jersey Gal and retired elsewhere, I truly miss this special sandwich! Served on a hard roll with several slices of Taylor Ham, this was one of the best I'd ever eaten, including ones at the shore many years ago. Diner is a real old... More 

Thank RedRaiderTailgater
Andover, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Been coming here for years and it's been consistently awesome ! One of the state's best diners. Check this place out, it's worth the trip. -Mike

Thank vertlover1988
Flanders, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Years, ago, the Budd Lake Diner was the first and only 24 hour anything in town for miles. Budd Lake's relatively few shops in this sleepy hamlet, closed their shops at dusk. The Budd Lake Diner was a revelation back then and for many years, had no competition. Local good food was as hard to come by in the area... More 

Thank DoctorSidel
Flanders, New Jersey
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The waitstaff is great here. Always efficient, pleasant and they almost know what you want before you do! Food is typical diner..nothing extraordinary..but sometimes it's nice not to have to deal with too many choices.

Thank mamacass724
Hopatcong, New Jersey
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here all the time and up till today never had anything but good reviews. My main course, chicken cordon bleu, was fine but my wife's, broiled trout, was not up to par. All the sides including the soup was cold. Hopefully this was a bad night.

Thank ZKY22
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

One of New Jersey's iconic diners. Open 24 hours and serving breakfast food around the clock. Doesn't matter if you go alone or with a big crew. Staff is very friendly and food is delicious.

Thank Geoff S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and son had waffles and ice cream and really enjoye d it, I had eggs and taylor ham with potatoes, the potatoes were average, service was good

Thank Kim S
Bridgewater, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Several positive reviews prompted me to opt for this diner over the King Wok equally nearby. The diner rightfully bragged that it was voted best in the county for a number of years. But I don't know what earned them that distinction. I literally think I fought off a cold from eating the not very tasty meat in the hamburger... More 

Thank Bearealman
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a diner that we have frequented for many years. Love the waitstaff....always friendly and kind. They are open 24/7 and you may visit anytime and the food and service is always wonderful. We shall continue to visit here ALWAYS.

Thank katiecruiser007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 US Highway 46, Ste 6, Budd Lake, NJ 07828-1706
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Budd Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 973-691-9100

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