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Empress Diner

££ - £££American,
13-48 River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410-1813
+1 201-791-2895
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Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“large menu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner
££ - £££
13-48 River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410-1813
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Renovated, 24 hour diner with good quality food. Service just ok on several visits. Definitely a spot for locals. Large menu and good diner atmosphere. Will go back if in the area.

Thank ilenem23
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have eaten at this local diner several times since my last review, most recently this morning for breakfast with my two teenage grandsons. Among us we ate pancakes, and French toast. The entire bill with tip and tax was less than $20 which I...More

1  Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings and good food with reasonable portion sizes. Enjoyed a portabella mushroom salad while others had spinach salad and one with many vegetables. Plenty of items on the menu from which to choose. Servers very accommodating.

Thank elbadell
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The tuna melt was basic, the fries were yummy, the service kind, the atmosphere appropriate for a diner and ALL was good except the Pie.. OMG - talk about STALE!! The lemon was like eating RUBBER... Good think they removed that from the bill. Whew.

Thank 375evelynec
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This family run operation is the perfect Jersey diner. Large menu, plenty of booths, booze, fast service and a family member always seems to be keeping an eye on things. Quality is very good and the variety is dizzying.

Thank RIVI49
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Everything here is very delicious, the food fresh and the attention always first, all with great courtesy. Carlos Andrea Michelle Bryan . Jan 2017

Thank PattyLove88
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife & I go to Empress quite often whether it be for a quick delicious breakfast before weekend errands or Dinner after working late and not wanting to start cooking. The diner is local haunt the Owners and staff great everyone with a smile...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I had steak and eggs which was complete blend no salt and pepper at all,portion was ok accorded that what you paying for service was good also we had pineapple pancakes nothing that was expecting again portion it was good but flavor no good

Thank jgrdm
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Visited with a co-worker on a Tuesday late morning. I had the banana walnut pancakes and a side of Turkey sausage and my co-worker had the Turkey club with French fries. My three large pancakes were filled to capacity with walnuts and bananas. The sausage...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Stopped for a quick bite of lunch. I had never been to the Empress although I'm told it's been a local staple for years. Typical diner atmosphere and food. Huge menu, excellent portions. Clean eating area and restroom. Service was courteous. We had soup and...More

Thank dpg1988
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 13-48 River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410-1813
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fair Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 201-791-2895
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Empress Diner in Fair Lawn, NJ is a family owned diner. We pride ourselves on great food, quality service & a family friendly atmosphere.
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