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Colonial Diner

429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
+1 609-971-2627
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
22 Mar 2018
“The place where the locals eat”
5 Mar 2018
“Comfort as if sitting at your own dinner table!”
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07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Diner
429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A great place where the owner and staff know everyone who comes in. The food and service are great. Just off the main road in town, but well worth looking for.

Thank Stoner_0046
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I visit the Colonial Diner every so often. We go there because we are assured we are treated like family and will get an excellent meal at an affordable price. My in-laws love the diner so we always get them a gift...More

Thank mark r
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times always liked food this time the sauce on pasta was tasting wierd the waitress and staff were more than accommodating came back with a new selection quickly without incidence. And the second choice was delish!!!!

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a lovely Diner...we went there twice and both times the food and service were great...we had breakfast the 1st time..which was great value...no Irish sausages...we promised to bring some with us next time we visit...and we had Brunch there another day...and on both...More

Thank Patricia09Fanning
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Not the first visit, stopped once before for breakfast. Ordered a cheese steak which was very dry, hardly any steak and yellow cheese which was not melted. Had to ask for butter to give it some taste. Waitress friendly but I will not return.

Thank Daisygirl404
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The place is old and quaint, but the food is just ok. At least it is cleaner than Lacey Diner! I guess it's good for the older people in the community cause the prices are cheap and they seem to like it cause the patrons...More

Thank ConnieB1135
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I feel like this is the red headed step child diner in the area and I don't know why, it is by far the best...with the nicest staff and best prices. People always talk about the Greasy Spoon and Lacey Diner but this place is...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch while doing business in the area. It was a quaint little place and quite busy. It didn't feel very friendly to us, but it seemed like if you knew the servers (were local regulars) they paid much more attention to...More

Thank TropicalLover
Reviewed 8 September 2016

NJ Diner that I passed many times. If you do not look, you will pass it by. Has a lot of specials. Basic breakfast with specials that are very inexpensive. Early bird dinners on the menu. We were only there for breakfast. The ham and...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great little diner for some breakfast or home cooked meals. Simple, nothing fancy but food is good and servers treat you like family.

Thank Barbara B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Lacey Rd, Forked River, Forked River, NJ 08731-2448
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-971-2627
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