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Chit Chat Diner

515 Essex St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-1215
+1 201-820-4033
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 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 2 weeks ago

Have been there for breakfast a couple of times in the last few weeks. The omelettes are not good. Seems like they spread the eggs out on a flat top, let them cook, throw some cheese on,fold and serve. The cheese is not melted or...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cyndes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with two friends. Great service, great food, very reasonable prices. I plan to go back for sure.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rick3194
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We really want to love this place. The menu is quite extensive, the atmosphere is wonderful, however it fall short in many areas. The first thing that comes to mind is there is no free refill on any soft drink. You could rack up nine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pinqueen300
Reviewed 12 November 2018

If you want just a quick snack or a full meal, The Chit Chat is the place to go. Many choices and specials that are always fabulous. The wait staff and quick, friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mary pat c
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went there for a quick bite after a meeting and were pleasantly surprised how good the food was. A terrific bread & oil dip to start us off, which we all couldn't get enough of. The sandwiches and wraps we had were way about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bernie A
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It’s I pretty good diner that’s maintained very well and stays updated. It’s clean and has good food at average prices for the area. It’s worth a stop in if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JerseyDave88
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We just love the Chit Chat. Whether ingonwith friends or alone, the service and food are always excellent. Lots of choices from burgers to salmon and wonderful dinner specials. Desserts are mouth-watering. Go!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dianemY8836BY
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Carla O
Reviewed 23 August 2018 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.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank udo3703
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sal58
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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
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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