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Ma-De-Chat Shop

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8 Railroad Ave, Milford, NJ 08848
+1 908-995-2980
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Milford, nj
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Not one of the fanciest or fastest restaurants in the area but there is something so special about being there and meeting half the town. It's like having breakfast at grandma's house and knowing that most there will genuinely care about you. And of course there is the added benefit of having the lowest prices for miles around.

Thank kman147
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I had no idea I would wait 1 hr and 15 minutes for a "very regular" breakfast! Some other diners assured me that this was the norm. There was nothing quaint or cute about the place and we were very disappointed in the breakfast. Will not return!

Thank Barbara R
Milford, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great food at an AMAZING PRICE in this day and age....HOME TOWN FEEL by the Delaware River......Staff attentive - LOTS to LOOK at in the resturant that give YOU a feel about the returant and the area over time....you will hear alot as the locals meet and chat...clearly a place for locals to gather and GREAT PLACE for others to... More 

2 Thank SHERWOOD1926
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Visited Ma-De with friends - as a representatative local breakfast shack - was really good! This is a real local place, everyone seemed to know each other...

1 Thank Tanndalen
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is simply the most authentic diner found anywhere in the east. The service can be fast or slow, but the food is fine, the prices ridiculously low, and the crowd is, well, the same crowd as has been coming for years. Just a great atmosphere. If you are looking for a chic experience, then look elsewhere. If you want... More 

1 Thank Gard2
Milford, New Jersey
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Ma's is Milford's local breakfast joint--lots of character and good food at low, low prices. I've never had anything I didn't like, whether it's eggs, pancakes or one of my favorites, grilled ham and cheese. On weekends John, the owner, makes outrageously delicious waffles with fresh fruit and fresh whipped cream. I'm not a waffle person, but I look forward... More 

Thank Sonia F
Stow, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Great breakfast reasonably priced. Really good hashbrowns excellent bacon! It's a step back in time. Free refills on coffee. Great local place. Walked in the door greeted with hellos from people sitting at the tables😀

Thank Jonat5
Clarksboro, New Jersey
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

My wife and I stayed in Milford for our friends wedding, all four of went to Ma De's and we definetly stepped back in time. if it is crowed and it often is (breakfast and lunch) only, service might be a little slow, but the regular patrons will step in and refill your coffee, get up and get you water... More 

1 Thank miltrose
Milford, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Milford on the Delaware is the village time forgot, and Ma De's is its quintessential restaurant. Feels like stepping back into the 1950s or even earlier. It's the place to be if you're a local, or a contractor, or over 50, but it welcomes everyone who stumbles through the door. Service is very friendly and casual. If they're not busy,... More 

Thank 673annf
Frenchtown, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

O passed by Ma De's a number of times over several month's returning from shopping at the Milford market before I finally realized it was an eatery .... I caught on when I noticed a large number of cars parked around the building ... the curtained windows were dirty and the front of the shop was a screened in porch... More 

2 Thank Brooklyn N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Railroad Ave, Milford, NJ 08848
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-995-2980

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