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Ritz Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
+1 973-533-1213
06:00 - 00:00
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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445 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to stop in for a little bite on a Sunday night around 7PM. The restaurant was about half full. We both ordered a fresh roasted turkey sandwich with Swiss cheese. It was huge & very enjoyable. The service was good and best of all, we bought some of their homemade cookies from there bakery display.... More 

Thank RRanella
Livingston, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've frequented this dinner/restaurant many times and I've never been disappointed. Always busy and sometimes a bit noisy but worth a visit.

Thank Davewien
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sandwiches, breakfast and soups are very good. The owner used to own a Chinese restaurant, so try the Chinese dishes. I always get the vegetable stir fry. My friend loved the french toast, and my mother is a huge fan of the corned beef hash. Ritz would get higher marks if its service improved. Take out is hard, because the... More 

Thank NanTanner
Ledyard, Connecticut
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Good food, good variety, good service. I've always enjoyed the food and service at the Ritz. Breakfast, lunch or dinner

Thank LedyardTraveler
North Caldwell, New Jersey
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

When most places where closed on Christmas day, you can depend on the Ritz for being opened. The food is standard dependable and reliable as well. Its a pretty good dinner with a nice ambience.

Thank 6bella1
new jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Ritz is a Livingston landmark and serves up some very good food at affordable prices. My favorite is their Taylor ham egg and cheese sandwich and don't forget the French fries with gravy. Mmmm.

Thank sfostercom
Roseland, New Jersey
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129 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

It definitely has the diner feel to it. Staff is friendly and inside is a good size. I always hear good things about this place and how it's one of the best diners around. I work right around here so I've come a few times and it's always reliable and has really good food. It's not a diner I'd put... More 

Thank Stephanie S
West Orange, New Jersey
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Ritz Diner has the best apple pie I have ever had. I always order in advance for puck up on Thanksgiving. Everyone always raves about their pie! Employees are rude so I only go to pick up pies, never stay to eat off the menu.

Thank Janet M
Edison, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Always busy, but food is always good. Good Diner that has been around for a while for as long as I can remember. Stop by for coffee and a nice selection of NJ baked pastries :) Can't go wrong with that. Or go with family or a group of friends for dinner . Call before if you have a large... More 

Thank kimj0nes
East Hanover, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

to get a face lift, ie, new carpet and some updating. Yes, it's an institution and we all love the Ritz, but even the best of places can lose their footing. Last few times there, crowded seating, RUDE young woman who I asked for different table, threw the menus on the new table with a loud hmmmpf... and on and... More 

Thank kimbg15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-533-1213

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