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City Diner

31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
+1 201-721-5131
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Better diner than most of the diners in Manhattan. Huge menu, warm and professional service. Portions are huge and taste of the food is amazing. If visiting Manhattan, come here with Path train, you won’t be dissapointed.

Thank Jussi S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came to Jersey City for 1 night and we searched Trip Advisor for a diner nearby. This has good reviews and rightly so. The food is good, the service prompt and friendly. It's pricey for breakfast. $40 inc. tip for a couple of breakfast sandwiches,...More

Thank Jatinder R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of people we met. They were 100% right. Great place. Super quick to seat us even though the place was packed. Service was friendly and attentive. Checked back often enough so we didn’t feel ignored but not bothered either....More

Thank indydiscountdiva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I both had a wonderful breakfast here before launching into NYC. Hot coffee kept flowing and we both enjoyed our meals. Great ambiance and found prices reasonable. Huge menu

Thank melissaschmit5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy spot for lunch but one of the better non-fast food places in downtown Jersey City. Close to Exchange Place the restaurant is bright and relatively modern for Jersey City. We were seated promptly but given the lunch rush the service was spotty and inconsistent....More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I ordered one of their signature dishes, a Monte Christo sandwich which was quite dry (not soaked in egg long enough) and not served with the traditional jam. Large portion but not that tasty.

Thank UltimateWines
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

New into Jersey City we just wanted somewhere straightforward to eat, and this place didn’t disappoint. The food was delicious, the service was friendly and efficient, and the milkshakes were amazing. The bar looked pretty good, though we kept to soft drinks, and we’re thinking...More

Thank WitchHazel74
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We go there literally every weekend.It is the best diner i have been to.The food there is not what you think when you think of diner, more like a very home-like restaurant. It has the vibe of the city and it can get very crowded...More

Thank keepcalmanddance888
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Called in whilst visiting the Jersey City area on a Sunday. Seems a popular place with substantial portions of food and a decent selection of craft beers on tap. Very close to Exchange Place PATH station and Hudson-Bergen light rail stop. Does appear to get...More

Thank SJC247
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing place and good service ! We really love this place and got great food and good service - a really good place.

Thank Christina N
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Greg H
3 June 2016|
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Response from Dougiemg | Reviewed this property |
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sandy p
23 December 2015|
Response from JH007 | Reviewed this property |
I'm late answering but I was there on thanksgiving and it was open as normal. I don't think they do reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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: 31 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-3869
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-721-5131
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