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Garden State Diner

$$ - $$$
Newark Airport and Port Newark
American, Diner, Bar, Pub
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Terminal B, Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ 07197
+1 973-648-6791
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Thornhill, Canada
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560 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

In between flights I stopped here and had a (Blackened) Chicken & Cheddar Sandwich on a brioche roll. The chicken was smothered in BBQ sauce - a piece I broke off was tasteless so the sauce helped. The cheese stringy and bacon chewy but the roll was delicious, moist and full of flavour. What was blackened, I'm not sure -... More 

Thank AMsays
Kingsport, Tennessee
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323 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a nice server, food was above average. Prices were on the high side but we were not going back out once we arrived. Happy hour has bargains on draft beers, wines. Food had good portions.

Thank Eugene F
Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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344 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Large menu and quick friendly service. If you need to eat before your flight, this is a great and "cute" place to stop. Much better than most fast food restaurants, the food is fresh, a little pricey like most airport food, but at least it is delicious and plentiful.

Thank Joel W
Drammen, Norway
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We came as a family of four and wanted to have lunch. This was during the Eurocup, July 2nd an we asked to sit in the section where they were showing the game. We were told that the section was not in use. We asked for either an exception or if they could switch one of the other TVs to... More 

Thank Ragnar G
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but when we paid, the beer was 12 $. That is more expensive than any draft beer we have ever had. Even in the good places on NYC!

Thank Helene N
New Haven, Connecticut
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312 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Certainly better than a fast food spot. Decent menu selection and fast service. Good draft beer selection. Mushroom Swiss cheese burger was good. Cooked as requested bConvenient for sending off folks on gates B60-65. Not sure of food options after security. Overall a good place to recharge before security. Or while dropping off departing passengers.

Thank pieroinusa
Saratoga Springs, New York
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203 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a bite before a long overnight flight and this was the right choice. Got he chicken sandwich and fries. Things came out hot, could tell was made to order, fries were good, bill was responsible, place was clean, free wifi, and good service. No complaints!!

Thank scotch1958
Long Valley, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

At an airport I'd expect fast service, so we weren't surprised when we got a table immediately. There were hardly any other customers and we were wondering why. When we had been waiting for 10-15 minutes for somebody to get our order we understood the reason and left.

Thank aptij-66
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

The worst possible experience and food! The hot sandwich with gravy was cold, the mentioned fat sliced Texan bread was a typ of "Wonderbread". The service was slower than rush hour traffic over from Manhattan... Don't waste your time and money here!

Thank Ola H
United States
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Is nothing that i can say about this place because it is an airport diner what can you expect when you go there just to fill your belly with something before departure.We had no choice because of the delay.Typical airport food expensive and not good what else can i say.

Thank Chrischris111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terminal B, Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ 07197
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Airport and Port Newark
  • Neighbourhood: Newark Airport and Port Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-648-6791
  • This restaurant is at Newark Liberty Intl Airport (after security)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?