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summit diner

1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
+1 908-277-3256
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“taylor ham” (3 reviews)
“egg sandwich” (3 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner
1 Union Pl, Summit, NJ 07901-3603
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I always make it a point to stop here when visiting friends in town. I have had several different meals here and have never had a bad experience. They are really good with kids. My buddy brought his two daughters and the owner made them...More

Thank Hoosier_Travel_Nut
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in for something quick at an odd hour of the afternoon and they got right to it. And, good Lord, what a tower of food. It is a homey kind of place where you could probably hang out for awhile without them minding....More

1  Thank PaulParks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an interesting place. Service is quick and friendly. Food was ok. I'd like to go back and try some other items. The sweet potato fries were good.

Thank WadeandLori
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have NEVER had a bad meal (or service) ever at the Summit Diner. Everyone mentions the breakfasts, to which none in the area can match, but the lunch and dinner choices are flavorful and abundant. I have lived in Summit my entire life and...More

Thank JuliaASt
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This small old time diner is the real deal when it comes to serving a classic breakfast. My wife and I enjoyed a pleasant Valentine’s Day breakfast/lunch at the Summit diner while listening to some customers crooning away a few classics.

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Corned Beef Hash is the way to go. I read about this dish from another reviewer, and went to check it out. The restaurant is one of a kind. small, with lots of charm. and as the other reviewer correctly suggested, the corned beef hash...More

Thank Josef N
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Summit's oldest and best restaurant - a local institution. Much more than it appears to be. After the 2008 Bush bust, unemployed Wall St bankers met here. PS Obama got their jobs back for them.

Thank James P
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This diner sets you right back in time. Located in a real old fashioned street car type setting, the restaurant is small and intimate. There are around 10 booths, flanked with coat hooks and a long counter in front of all the cooking action. The...More

Thank MotherofallMothers
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Summit Diner is special. It is kind of at the center of the city, and I found street parking rather easily. It is small and not fancy, but it is cozy and homey. My son ordered three pan cakes with bacon, and I ordered Western...More

Thank abuben
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had breakfast last Saturday. Their ham is as good as ever. This is a classic diner that has not changed in forever.

Thank JZajax
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is this place okay for gluten intolerant diners? What could we eat?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
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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