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River View Diner

££ - £££
American, Diner
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7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047
+1 201-868-5400
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Jersey City, New Jersey
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I have been going to the River View Diner -- probably at least once a month -- for years, and keep going back for it's reliable food and service, and definitely their Moussaka with Greek Salad.I have tried their salads, burgers, main entrees, soups, comfort food, and more, and enjoyed it all. Family owned and operated, the River View reflects... More 

Thank Mark B
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

After driving from Eastern Long Island, through New York City, through the Lincoln Tunnel, I was tired and cold. Saw this diner and went in with my tired cold husband. We had the large bowl of lobster bisque. Cost $2.85 For dessert we had the biggest piece of baklava that I had ever been served. Both of us shared one... More 

1 Thank cathycrymes1939
Edgewater, New Jersey
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Good diner, with fresh fish and a inexpensive Special menu, that comes complete with a beautiful fresh salad and sides that include a dish of chick peas, beets and Great Cole slaw and a glass of red or white wine. Good service and very friendly owners Don't forget to buy a Challah on the way out, they bake all their... More 

Thank Shel112
West New York, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Have been to Diner several times. Food is very good. Last time only complaint was regarding service. I asked for coffee with half and half. Waitress bought me 2 half and half single serve containers. When she came by, I asked for more half and half - got one more. Seriously, wasn't aware there was a shortage....Had to flag down... More 

Thank Cristina6460
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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

This was one of my first experiences at an American Diner and it really met the stereotype I have from a UK perspective. You get what you enter the building for with no rubbish. Fast, friendly service, big menu, simple, large dishes, a nice selection of drinks and then off out of the door and into the car on the... More 

2 Thank Mattygrove
Providence, Rhode Island
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

This restaurant is the quintessential New Jersey Style Americana Diner in a great location. There was a diverse array of menu selections as expected from pancakes to steak. We ordered burgers, a gyro, and turkey sandwich. These items were flavorful, and abundant portions were served. The service was attentive and friendly. The prices were fair when factoring in the large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7850 River Rd, North Bergen, NJ 07047
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Bergen
  • Phone Number: +1 201-868-5400

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