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summit diner

1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“ham” (5 reviews)
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6:30 am - 1:00 pm Hours
American, Diner
1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Finally got to visit this literally classic diner, with high kitsch factor. You should probably stick to diner food basics: my pot roast plate was tasty and the portions very generous. There is no printed menu, so choose a seat where you can see the...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 week ago

They cook with canola oil. So I broke my diner rule here. I got the crabcakes benedict. I know better. When in a diner get diner food. It was krab/kani, and they were super mushy & fishy. The eggs & sauce was good. The hashbrowns...More

Thank Gabisan
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Anyone who wants to relive the past and visit a classic diner needs to make a trip to the Summit Diner.

Thank cvhardy1
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This diner got great reviews so my wife and I decided to try it rather than go to the Broadway Diner closely. Mistake number one. Being that this diner prides itself on its old time building, signage, and menu, I decided to try my "test"...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This place is a bee hive of activity in the mornings. Watching the staff calling out orders, making the dishes and sending them out for delivery is kitchen choreography at its best. There is no wasted motion with this group. This is a small facility...More

Thank robert h
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I haven't been here in about four years, yet time stands still at the Summit Diner. The short order cook and owner. like Dorian Gray, have not aged and it is still one of the best places in the area for breakfast. Eggs cooked properly...More

Thank pavlovich123
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Good food for a throwback diner. Limited seating can make it tough on weekends. Best for breakfast. Haven’t tried it for dinner.

Thank captainl301
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Have spent countless number of weekend mornings in this nice little retro diner on the New Jersey transit commuter train line back in 2000. I was very happy to see that not much had changed since then. Still excellent pancakes and good size servings at...More

Thank Oscar T
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is one of the classic NJ diners, and the structure sets it apart from nearly every other diner in the state. This place was built like so many of the original diners and delivered to the spot, this one by the Jerry O'Mahoney diner...More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great food and a wonderful piece of history! They do a terrific job, wonderful eggs great hash browns. Prices are reasonable which leads to await on occasionally! I really get a kick out of this place!

Thank Mollyh123
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21 March 2017|
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Response from JZajax | Reviewed this property |
This is an old school diner, so you would have to be careful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-277-3256
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