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summit diner

1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“ham” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Diner
1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my first stops on my yearly visit with friends in Summit. I always get breakfast foods no matter what time of day I stop. The food is always good and freshly made. Everyone that works here in super nice. I wish...More

Thank Hoosier_Travel_Nut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The diner in summit is somehow unique. The combination of historic diner and nice food is definitely worthwhile going once in a while

Thank Sebastian H
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I happened to be at the Summit Medical Center which is nearby so stopped into this old timey diner which looks pretty funky and cool. Neither the soup nor the BLT (which should be a diner standby) were all that special. The service was pretty...More

Thank Hammbrook
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I love this working time capsule. Note: when people mention breakfast they should say “anytime” since when I was having dinner at 7pm there were eggs, hotcakes, hashbrowns etc flying off the grill. Basic food but large portions at regular priced. I was stuffed and...More

Thank Ric L
Reviewed 18 April 2018

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 17 April 2018

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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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