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Tick Tock Diner

281 Allwood Rd., Clifton, NJ - (973) 777-0511
The house motto at the Tick Tock is EAT HEAVY, and the menu has more listings than the New York Stock Exchange. As at so many diners, breakfast is best, but the Greek fare is swell, too.
85% Approval Rating (28 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
breakfast omelet
Reuben
Omelette

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (5)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Long considered the King of New Jersey Diners – no small status in America’s most diner-rich state – Tick Tock renovated a few decades ago and assumed the familiar stylish silver disco-moderne look. Thankfully, it kept its outdoor clock captioned with the house motto ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

281 Allwood Rd., Clifton, NJ
(973) 777-0511

http://www.tictockdiner.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
You can EAT HEAVY round-the-clock at the Tick Tock.
"You can EAT HEAVY round-the-clock at the Tick Tock."
Michael Stern





Chicken pinwheel soup: loaded with pasta and nice, tender hunks of white-meat chicken.
"Chicken pinwheel soup: loaded with pasta and nice, tender hunks of white-meat chicken."
Michael Stern


One serving of Tick Tock meat loaf is enough for at least two big appetites. It's so outsized that there is no room on the very large oval plate for mashed potatoes and carrots. They arrive in their own separate bowls.
"One serving of Tick Tock meat loaf is enough for at least two big appetites. It's so outsized that there is no room on the very large oval plate for mashed potatoes and carrots. They arrive in their own separate bowls."
Michael Stern


Jane is a blintz connoisseur. She says these are very, very good.
"Jane is a blintz connoisseur. She says these are very, very good."
Michael Stern


The Tick Tock was a pioneer in modern silver-sided diner design.
"The Tick Tock was a pioneer in modern silver-sided diner design."
Michael Stern



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