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The Allwood Diner

) #12 of 159 Restaurants in Clifton $$ - $$$ American,
Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
+1 973-365-2575
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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Opens in 23 min
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

NJ is known for their diners. This place has great food. Awesome fries with gravy, reuben nice and tasty. I can't say enough good things. If you are getting diner food, this place is worth the stop.

Thank angerose1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lived in NJ for a couple of years and the Allwood became a regular stop for dinner. Really miss it. The service was good and it was a nice relaxed place for a stop of people watching as well as good grub.

Thank Aileen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Solid diner fare, clean, very experienced managers and wait staff. Comfortable, large selection, very family oriented. Cheerful atmosphere. Busy roadway getting in and out, adequate parking.

Thank jfdunphy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say? This diner is fabulous! It's my parents, aunts, friends, and everyone I know who lives in Clifton's favorite diner. The food is delicious, and grand. The service is great, and they are very accommodating!! Five stars!!!!!

Thank Puleo2014
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You are always greeted with a warm, friendly inviting manner! The food is Fine Dining Quality. The short ribs, the homemade pasta, the salads, are all over sized made fresh. I have not had a meal that I was not over satisfied with. I just...More

Thank renpacelli
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We were eating there every other Sunday for breakfast until we found discrepancies between the menu prices and our bill. When brought to their attention it was corrected. We went back again and the same thing happened. We told them it was wrong in their...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful diner with friendly quick service, fantastic menu and desserts! Visited on the way home from seeing the Great Falls of the Passaic in Paterson, NJ

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I have had breakfast and lunch here a few times. Very good service, wide selection, food awesome, always reliable.

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Honestly, if you can avoid this diner, you should. I'm not saying the food is that bad, but in the scale of the traditional american diner... this one is pretty low at the bottom. The mac&cheese was VERY heavy and the taste was not very...More

Thank oli-business
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Make sure to make a reservation. Always long lines. Very delicious food. Try allwood wrap, also 3 of a kind appetizer. Definitely recommend.

Thank gintarem9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 03:00
06:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-365-2575
  • E-mail
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