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Tropicana Diner

) #22 of 218 Restaurants in Elizabeth $$ - $$$ American,
537-545 Morris Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208-1985
+1 908-351-7775
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“portions” (4 reviews)
“waitress” (3 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 12:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
537-545 Morris Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208-1985
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Tropicana Dinner used to be a good place to enjoy a fine meal at any time during the day. But that had changed. Breakfast options remain very good, but choices for lunch or dinner are far behind.

Thank misael1965
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stopped in for breakfast with a group of co-workers on a Tuesday a.m. Wasn't crowded. They had some tempting specials but I stayed on the menu. I had the blueberry pancakes with a side of Turkey sausage and coffee. The pancakes consisted of 3 very...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My family of three had lunch at Tropicana in early September. It is a nice place; food was good; the waitress is professional. I cannot remember the detail, but felt rather comfortable there. NJ is famous for its quantity and quality of diners. This one...More

Thank abuben
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Have been coming to this diner for years. Service is prompt and friendly. Food good, typical American diner food. Large servings. Bakery goods is really good.

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This diner is good for any of the meals of the day and including late night snacks. Recently I met friends for breakfast. It is a diner.Large menu. Food is plentiful and flavorful. Check it out for yourself.

Thank robertoaW5250TA
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

In the age of dying quality diners it is good to know this place. The have great daily specials summer if which you could find at a high end restaurant but half the price.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The Tropicana is our favorite diner to go to. Doesn't matter what you get on the menu, it's always good. I'm a picky tuna eater and I love their tuna melt! Their Mac & cheese is homemade and really good, unfortunately, my kids are weird...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 February 2016

My friend and I went here for lunch one day. The food is all decently priced and great portions for your money.

Thank Vince W
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The worst Diner experience! Apparently management cannot control their waiter's- service was the worst- food was served cold and hair was found on one of the appetizer's. I would not recommend this Diner to my worst enemy. Do your self a favor keep driving and...More

3  Thank Igle5
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Our daughter was very excited to take us to the Tropicana. We understood why during our visit. We started with the nachos. They were delicious! And fortunately there were 3 of us because the serving was huge. I had an open faced roast beef sandwich...More

Thank SpfldGrandmaD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 29
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537-545 Morris Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208-1985
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-351-7775
Warm and friendly atmosphere open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We use only the finest ingredients in all our dishes and bakery goods. From hormone and steroid free chicken to buttermilk pancakes we take pride in what we serve you! Our baker is always at the ready to fulfill any cake or pastry order. Our specialty is offering our customers any type of food they desire at any time, so please come visit. You won't regret it. MEET ME A THE TROP!
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