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Chit Chat Diner

515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
+1 201-820-4033
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I go here for lunch I work a few blocks away and the salads I have tried most of them they are good but I always feel like food takes forever to come out maybe if I go for dinner I would not feel like...More

Thank Carla O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fine but somwhat pedestrian. The OJ was claimed to be but did not seem freshly squeezed. The Mac & Cheese with lobster and eggs was good. The pancakes less so.

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Finally got to go and sample the goods. First visit was with a friend and we had breakfast. I had the Mediterranean omelet which was very good. My friend had waffles which came out a little in the cold side. No worries. They made her...More

Thank Sal58
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I've been going to Jersey diners since high school. You get to learn the insurance and outs. I moved to Hackensack 11 months ago and went with a friend to check it out. We were blown away by how good the food was/is for a...More

Thank Hank F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Kind of upscale diner (oxymoron?) just opened and we tried it for lunch. Due to crowd, parking might be a problem. However, we had very good service, quality of food is very good and there is a full bar. View of New York adds to...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast with friends. Food is not that good just mediocre. Anyway, my friend ended up pulling a long hair from her mouth, it was stuck,in the eggs. We told the waitress and they did nothing. No one said a word. The manager didn't...More

Thank denise2004
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I had occasion to be over this way one morning. I think I know Diner Food pretty well. I missed a signal here! One review somewhere mentioned short rib hash and I thought that would be good. I didn’t find it, so I ordered the...More

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Came here with a friend for lunch and had a great experience. We were seated promptly and the menu was fantastic. They have 4+ types of fries to choose from!!!! The burgers were fantastic. I look forward to coming back.

Thank Brendan P
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My kids love this diner. I would say the décor reminds me of Alice in Wonderland. There is a box of game cards on each table which help get conversations started, it's a lot of fun, different. The food is good. If I had to...More

Thank jcjenni31
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Typical Jersey diner with great food, friendly staff, and great service. If you’ve never been to a Jersey diner and are looking for your first experience, definitely consider this spot!

Thank BCMACK11
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1 August 2018|
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Response from Brendan P | Reviewed this property |
no clue. call them.
14 May 2016|
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Response from Anniedee1929 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took me so long to answer and u have probably gone already so u know the menu etc however- for lunch or even dinner I get the grilled cheese with tomato- also have gotten roasted turkey dinner- very good and they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-820-4033
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