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Mahwah eats - State line diner??

ML PAVACT Nov 21, 2011 11:05 AM

Going to be stopping in Mahwah Wednesday night.

Is the State Line diner any good? What about their bakery??

Other suggestions??


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    mom22tots Nov 21, 2011 11:13 AM

    Have never been impressed by State Line diner. We like Roxanne's in Mahwah--nice bar, brick oven pizza, pasta, salads etc.

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    1. re: mom22tots
      ML PAVACT Nov 21, 2011 12:55 PM

      Thanks for the reply. My husband is not always a fan of italian food. But I will keep it in mind..

    2. njmarshall55 Nov 21, 2011 01:14 PM

      No better or worse than any other diner. Tiffany may be an option, on the other side of 17.

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        ELA Nov 22, 2011 10:18 AM

        Are you only looking for a diner? While Roxanne's is "Italian" -- they have a nice seafood selection and it's not always heavy in Italian. They also have sandwiches and panini's as well. I am not sure if this is for dinner as well, but they do offer a nice sandwich/panini menu for lunch. You might want to check on that.

        Also, their salads and entrées can be served family style. You can of course also simply order an individual portion. They also have brick-oven pizza. Check out the menu. If you are OK with it, it is certainly a better alternative than a diner.

        Nearby, there are some good restaurants, Chinese, Greek, steak, etc. Not too far -- maybe 10 minutes down Rt. 17, and just off, is Ridgewood. Many places there -- all better than a diner.

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          legendarystarbolt Nov 22, 2011 04:51 PM

          If you want Greek, head up the road from Roxanne's and go to Plaka Greek Taverna in Suffern. It's right across from the train station, close to the corner of Lafayette. We've eaten there a few times and the food was always great.

          Greek Taverna
          292 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

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            jerseydiner Nov 22, 2011 05:49 PM

            The State Line is decent and reliable. They have just completed a whole renovation and tend to be very busy, especially when traffic is heavy because they are right on the highway.

            There are lots of other options. The Tiffany has changed and is now the Ten-Fourty Grill. Wrong side of the highway if you are heading north, and I am not impressed with the food there at all.

            There are many other options but State Line is fine.

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              ELA Nov 24, 2011 10:18 AM

              So where did you end up?

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              1. re: ELA
                ML PAVACT Nov 28, 2011 08:38 AM

                We hit a bit of traffic in NY as we were traveling the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. We were staying at the Courtyard so we just got a few things from the Bistro at the hotel. We didn't feel like going out.

                Did stop by the diner and got a few pastries the next morning(Thanksgiving). We enjoyed those over the holiday weekend.

                Thanks for all the input.

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