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River View Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047-6221
+1 201-868-5400
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Tonawanda, New York
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my goodness, this restaurant is a gem if you're looking for famly type food. I've been here three rims, once for lunch, twice for dinner. For lunch I ordered what I thought would be a light salad. It was huge and fresh. My husband had a club sandwich and a friend had another type sandwich. Everyone enjoyed their meals.... More 

Thank Barb2427
Reno, Nevada
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

So reliable that whatever you order is going to be consistently good. Do a dinner special but SAVE ROOM FOR DESSERT!

Thank Erika W
Buffalo, United States
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I can't imagine how anyone could say anything negative about the River View diner unless they were the competition trying to degrade it or used to eating at only 5 star establishments. The staff is very friendly, service is efficient, food is very tasty and the price is not exorbitant. We have been there twice now for a lunch and... More 

Thank Christopher W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We eat hear or order for pickup almost on a weekly basis. Breakfast is served all day and is always perfectly prepared just as asked. You won't find a better breakfast anywhere! Burgers are some, if not the best, in the area. I still can't find one better. Portions are very good. You'll never feel unsatisfied. They have a great... More 

Thank DarnGoodPatron
Istanbul, Turkey
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is a traditional American diner. You will find hamburgers, pancakes, and fine omelettes on their menu. We were there with a family of three and we all tried hamburgers. We were happy with the quality of the hamburgers. Unlike most diners, this one is designed carefully, which we really liked. There were framed posters of prime American artists over... More 

Thank Osman S
Basking Ridge, NJ
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150 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Had pancakes with egg and bacon. Place was crowded around 10 am, but we were seated promptly. Parking is available. Oddly enough there is no view of the river. I prefer Malibu Diner in Hoboken but parking is more complicated there.

Thank IrvingPlace
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great location and generally a traditional jersey dinner. Been to many, but this one unfortunately is not for me. Too many greater options nearby for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Suggest the old pancake house for breakfast.

Thank alexgo2013
North Bergen, New Jersey
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

That's what's so great about diners .. you can ha e breakfast for dinner or in my case a very late one River view diner has been there in the same location for 40 years .. It a place I went to as a young adult and with family and whenever I'm near the local hospital.. the food is great... More 

Thank Brainchick1
albuquerque, NM
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you check out any of my reviews you will notice that I am not easily impressed. To rate every category, "Excellent", for me, is unheard of. The River View Diner is a gem in every respect of the word. It's a gift to everyone who lives in or near North Bergen, NJ. I'm sure the River View Diner has... More 

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Labor Day Monday.... and, (Thank goodness!!!) no big storm effects from Hurricane Hermine, making it a perfect time to start out this lazy long-weekend Monday at the #RiverViewDinerNJ in North Bergen, NJ...... Good Friends.... Good Food.... Good Coffee... and my newspaper. ... Doesn't get any better than this!! Shout out to the owners, Tommy and Sophia, and their daughters, Olga,... More 

Thank NJTommyHennigan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047-6221
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Bergen
  • Phone Number: +1 201-868-5400

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