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281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
+1 973-777-0511
00:00 - 23:59
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Linden, New Jersey
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147 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're from NJ, you go to diners on occasion. There's a lot of hype around this place. Don't by into it. It's a diner, with diner food. The food was good, but Don't expect anything more.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Clifton, New Jersey
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food, fast service, and the wait staff is personable. Huge variety to choose from and I have never had a bad meal. Simple, well prepared food. Never had to wait to be seated, breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Thank Patti I
New Jersey
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not impressed with the Tick Tock Diner. Was seated quickly and ordered in a reasonable time period without feeling rushed. Food was served and despite appearance was okay and there was plenty of it. Quantity made up for quality. Service started okay but deteriorated that by the end I could not find the waitperson to get another cup... More 

Thank njslim
Pine Brook
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Every time I go to Tick Tock, the food is great quality diner food. We're not talking gourmet food, but who's going there for a culinary delight. The service is excellent. Fast, delicious and correct. Just how everyone in NJ likes their diner food.

Thank Marc I
Clifton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

last few tmes I was there the food was terrible. Ordered a gyro and the pita bread was stale. They can't compete with the Allwood Diner.

Thank tlotempi
Montclair, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and honestly the food is good and so are the prices. Parking is fair and the wait to be seated isn't too long. I recommend the Greek salad!

Thank Lykitta
Passaic, New Jersey
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I am not a big breakfast food eater so I ordered a burger and my wife ordered bacon and eggs. The service was great and the food was delicious. This is my favorite diner in NJ.

Thank Njlou1
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127 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great diner. Stop by for breakfast lunch or dinner. They serve breakfast all day. We came for brunch and there was a line at the door. The staff hustles balancing eight, nine, even ten plates of food in their arms!!! The crowd is family oriented and you get the feeling you are among neighbors. We always stop... More 

Thank Ellenlyn
Clifton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to TicToc diner for years. The service and the food is always on point great pancakes

Thank itssaddi
Dumont, New Jersey
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167 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I don't understand all the hype, this is just a typical Jersey diner. The decor needs some refreshing. It looks like the places I went to after a night of dancing at the clubs in the seventies. The food was good. My companions on a recent visit all enjpoyed their meals. The service however, was awful. The waiter seemed like... More 

Thank Kathy Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Allwood Rd, Route 3, Clifton, NJ 07012-1703
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-777-0511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?