Recently, I went to the Medport Diner in Medford, NJ. Medford is an area I routinely frequent, however, I had never been. It’s one of the few 24-hour diners in the local area. For some reason, I hadn’t made it until a few weeks ago.
My good friend and fast runner met up after work. It 4pm and even for me, earlier than usual dinner time. There were still plenty of people.
The Medport diner looks like many in New Jersey. It’s a big, shiny, building. The inside has a full-length bar, plenty of tables, and booths. We were lucky to sit in a booth which is my favorite.
The Medport diner serves Lacas coffee, which is a local coffee. It was decent, but I could have used more. There wasn’t much to say.
The Medport diner has everything a stereotypical diner would have from breakfast to dinner. Before going, I was in the mood for a gyro or wrap. When we arrived, they had a salad on display in the front as one of their specials. Even though I had no idea what was on it, it looked delicious. I asked the waitress if I could have the salad in the front. She chuckled and said sure why not. It ended up having a balsamic glaze, mozzarella, strawberries and blueberries, and salad greens. It wasn’t my usual favorite type of salad, but it was great and visual appeal was obviously good too.
Since it was a special, it also came with soup. None of the soups spoke to me, but I ordered the beef barely. It was good soup but not a favorite. It was a cold day anything that warms me up, puts me in a better mood.
The waitress seemed to disappear for long periods of time. The diner wasn’t overly busy, so I was left wondering…where did she go. We both needed more drink refills on several occasions as well as wanting the check.
For my salad and coffee, the cost was $15.
I pleasantly enjoyed the Medport Diner. I wasn’t sure how I would feel, but it was definitely a good diner, and I will be back. One of my favorites in that general area.
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Questions for you:
Do you order by specials or usually know?
What is your favorite salad topping?