Hawthorne Diner (Hawthorne, NJ)
While driving back from New York, we stopped at one more diner. The Hawthorne Diner wasn’t the original plan, but we ran into a lot more traffic than anticipated, so we decided to stop earlier.
Hawthorne Diner Atmosphere: A
The Hawthorne Diner is located at an intersection. At one time it was called the “Triangle Diner” because (I assume) the end does look like a triangle. The inside is small but has plenty of booths as well as a bar. There were a few tables in the back but more booths than anything.
Hawthorne Diner Coffee: A
The coffee at the Hawthorne Diner was brewed hot and fresh with plenty of whipped cream. It was good.
Hawthorne Diner Food: B
The Hawthorne Diner menu has everything you want or need in a diner. There are plenty of breakfast choices, as well as wraps, sandwiches, and dinner options.
I was hungry, so I decided to order the pikilia house platter to start. It was massive and came with grape leaves, hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, pita bread, tzatziki sauce, olives, and hummus. Everything tasted good, and I liked the hummus a lot. I also appreciated how many olives there were. Olives are one of my favorite foods. It was nothing extraordinary but everything tasted good.
I was in the Greek mood and decided to order a gyro which came with french fries. The gyro was massive, in fact maybe the biggest gyro I’ve had. In all, good.
Hawthorne Diner Service: A
Our waitress was friendly and funny. She was one of the best waitresses I’ve had in a while. Our food came out quickly, and I have no complaints. We were in and out in no more than 45 minutes.
For my gyro, appetizer, and coffee the cost was $25.
Overall Thoughts/Would I Come Back of the Hawthorne Diner?
I liked the Hawthorne Diner, and it’s a nice diner to stop. I would go back.
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