Landmark Diner (Edison)

Landmark Diner (Edison)

Sadly, the Landmark Diner in Edison, NJ, has closed.

It’s funny; I swore I had been to the Landmark Diner before.  It looked so familiar, but I had possibly just driven by a few times.  Last month, I was lucky to meet Christine at the Landmark Diner.  Before our meet up, we decided I had been there already; it was no big deal.  Going to a diner twice is hardly stressful.

Landmark Diner

Landmark Diner Atmosphere: A
The Landmark Diner has a modern and clean exterior.  While it’s not metallic or shiny, it’s a welcoming building.  The inside is spacious with a full bar, plenty of booths, and tables.  Thankfully, you don’t feel as if you’re sitting on top of anyone.

Landmark Diner Service: A
The waitress at the Landmark Diner was extremely friendly and refilled our coffee and beverages several times.  Plus the food came out quickly, so I have no complaints about that.

Landmark Diner Coffee: A
The Landmark Diner has a specialized espresso machine, so each cup was brewed to perfection.  The waitress also added plenty of whipped cream.  I think there was more whipped cream than coffee.  So each cup of coffee had more whipped cream and was made from an espresso machine.  Works for me!

Landmark Diner coffee

Landmark Diner Food: A
The Landmark Diner menu has everything you could hope in a diner. Some of the menu reminds me of more a bistro which adds a unique touch.  There are more sandwich, salad, and soup options. Originally I planned to order the Gyro wrap, but they had a “beet and goat cheese” salad on their specials, and I couldn’t resist.  Beets are one of my favorite foods.Landmark Diner salad

The beets, goat cheese, and arugula salad was delicious and fresh.  It was one of the best salads I’ve had in a while, and there was plenty of salmon. It was not the traditional white lettuce style salad you might expect from a diner.

Landmark Diner Dessert: A
Since it was a special, I also received a dessert and chose bread pudding.  I liked the bread pudding crust, and it was great.  I have no complaints.

Landmark Diner bread pudding
No shortage of whipped cream…

Landmark Diner Cost: $
For my coffee and lunch special, it was $16.  For a beverage, soup, entree, and dessert, that’s one of the best values I’ve had.

Overall thoughts/Summary at the Landmark Diner (Edison):
Everything about the Landmark diner was good.  The food was delicious and fresh; the service was friendly, and the coffee was hot.  It’s in the top 10 of my favorite diners.  I’ll be back soon.

Atmosphere: A
Coffee: A
Service: A
Food: A
Dessert: A
Cost: $8-15
Overall: A

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Questions for you:
Do you like beets?
What’s your favorite pudding?
Bread pudding or pistachio for me.

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  1. I discovered beets way too late in life. I especially love golden beets!

    I need to make and eat more pudding. Period. Does homemade chocolate-vanilla swirl count as a favorite?

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