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Empire Diner

1315 US Highway 46, Parsippany, NJ 07054-4902
+1 973-335-2729
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“moussaka” (2 reviews)
“rye toast” (2 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1315 US Highway 46, Parsippany, NJ 07054-4902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parsippany needs a new diner! The Empire has gone downhill for quite some time now. The place is filthy. Always sit in a booth that has not been wiped down-crumbs and food all over the seats and UNDER THE TABLE!! Not unusual to see food...More

Thank njbchbum
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Stopped for a weekday lunch while traveling. Always enjoy to check out a different diner in NJ. We were seated quickly and the server could not wait to take our order. We needed time to navigate. We found the prices for sandwiches to be high...More

Thank whpiman
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This place serves great home cooked meals at all hours and it's very friendly folks that work there arevhappy to serve you and offer you advice if your not sure what to order. I enjoyed the shakes they are yummy. The serve large portions of...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

No friendly welcome as you enter for early dinner. Guests are herded into the rear dining room; if you ask for a booth, the new reply is they are reserved. Although offerings are extensive, the "specials" have been reheated or frozen and then microwaved (lamb,...More

1  Thank marlene k
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friendly place to stop at for some good tasting food. Service was excellent and the portions were more that enough.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went to dinner with hubby this past Saturday night & decided to try a new diner. We arrived around 6pm, & the diner was not all that busy, but by the time we left diner was crowded. This is a fairly large diner with tons...More

Thank burgerbabe711
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Following a movie we stopped at the Empire Diner. Both of us ordered omelets and shared crisp bacon. Overall the meal exceeded expectations. The omelets were complemented by “good” coffee. The crisp bacon was delicious and the shared chocolate chip received mixed reviews. I thought...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This place reminds me of the Jetsons food machine - think of what you want and they make it quick. Never been disappointed. Corned beef & cabbage on st Pat's day, zuppa di Pesce thats darn tasty. Excellent crab cakes, Hungarian ghoulish, Moussaka, Salmon, etc....More

Thank Ricardo S S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Somehow I have this knack for traveling down a road and picking a good place to eat. I saw this place and drove by, but as I was driving I decided that this is the place I want try. The restaurant is clean, and the...More

Thank Flick8675309
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped for breakfast enroute to a business meeting. The diner was (literally) empty at 6:45am. I ordered a Swiss cheese/mushroom omelet with rye toast and had barely opened my newspaper when the waitress appeared with my order! The omelet and accompanying pile of breakfast...More

Thank WasOnce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 US Highway 46, Parsippany, NJ 07054-4902
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Parsippany
  • Phone Number: +1 973-335-2729
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