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Potbelly's Riverside Cafe

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26 E Main St, Rockaway, NJ 07866-3442
+1 973-627-7877
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Rockaway, New Jersey
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Potbelly'y has a varied menu and everything is good,. The tomato soup is the best I have ever had. The fish and chips are excel;lent as well. The service is great. This place is a gem.

Thank Howard L
Randolph, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch, have been here before. My partner in crime had oyster chowder and a open face Rueben. I had California chicken club sandwich and chicken noodle soup. No complaints from the Ruben side, soup was super chunky as always. Sandwich had avocado, bacon, grilled chicken and lettuce/ tomato. Both soup and salad were tasty. Will return.

Thank Eugenepw
Rockaway, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I was impressed by the variety of food offered at this cafe. I am a vegetarian and it's usually hard to find small cafes that offer suitable dishes. Service was excellent as well.

Thank Judith H
Rockaway, NJ
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a relatively small, family-owned restaurant. The food selection is good and changes with specials every day. Meals always meeet or exceed expectations. Allow additional time as the kitchen is small and food can take a while to be served. Breakfasts here are outstanding.

Thank Ken N
Morristown, New Jersey
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326 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch . Had a bacon cheese burger with onion rings. Burger was cooked perfect. Onion rings were also very good. Nice friendly local atmosphere. To cold to sit outside hearing the water go over the falls

Thank jaybirdrcky
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick breakfast, they have a limited menu (which was fine with us), chose the stuffed French toast (the waitress said was a great choice & her personal favorite), but I was very disappointed. Cream cheese & grape jelly looked separated, poured over a French toasted long roll (bottom was too crunchy); it was not appetizing, had... More 

Thank bsbenter
New Jersey
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419 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I went here once long ago. Nice to sit outside even with large trucks. It is noisy but you can see the river if you sit at the end table and it is lovely. I had the special sandwich which was kind of like a French grilled cheese w ham. While it was tasty, it was VERY hard to cut,... More 

Thank jansjourneys
Rockaway, New Jersey
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Went again with my group. Only good thing is private back room. Ordered a salad. Chicken was tough, they substituted provolone cheese for mozzarella without telling anyone. This place tends to run out of food shown on the menu. Salad was just okay, nothing special. Parking lot was just awful today!! Would prefer not to go back and spend my... More 

Thank elbadell
Rockaway, New Jersey
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Quaint little restaurant with average food. Parking lot is hard to maneuver, since there are no designated parking spots. Usually go with a group and have the back room, which is private and nice. Salads are good and fairly generous. At times they run out of some menu items.

Thank elbadell
Rockaway, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The place is run down. Needs remodeling badly and is very small. The food is great though! As long as you're willing to pay above average prices.

Thank Reba07866

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 E Main St, Rockaway, NJ 07866-3442
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Rockaway
  • Phone Number: +1 973-627-7877

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