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The Allwood Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ 07012
+1 973-365-2575
06:00 - 01:00
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Sun 06:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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231 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
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 good. One of us was not even able to eat 1/3 of the plate. And... More 

Thank oli-business
Parsippany, New Jersey
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Bluffton, South Carolina
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412 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with mom and family to remember Dad which was his favorite breakfast spot. We all got Dad's 'usual' breakfast and was served by his favorite server 'Donna'. This was his favorite place and now is our too.

Thank Rich D
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great diner! The service is awesome and food is great; expect to wait in line though, place is always packed,but the staff turns over the tables pretty quickly.

Thank Orlando M
Clifton, New Jersey
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Allwood Diner staff really won my heart and has probably made it so I won't bother trying out other diners in the area. The first time I visited, in October, my friend and I walked in the door and everyone smiled and welcomed us. It was very genuine, too, and it felt so nice! The restaurant was totally decked... More 

1 Thank BlackCat_TravelPants
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This diner is great! Your typical NJ diner that never disappoints. If you're looking to try a new diner in the area, try this one!

Thank Craig W
Lake Placid, New York
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Our breakfast was great and the service was excellent. Big portions and friendly people. The restaurant is clean and contemporary. Food is served quickly and is delicious.

Thank Skimaster1
Windham, Connecticut
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We ordered take out from here and it was great! The portions were very large (larger than I expected), prices were very reasonable and there were many choices. Choices are always key for someone like me who is gluten free. Lucky they had more than just salads that I could eat. I would definitely eat there again if I was... More 

Thank Sandra G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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

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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?