PATERSON, N.J. -- Who can resist the cozy booth of a diner? If you’re not drawn in by the often retro ambiance, you’re no doubt driven by the menu, mammoth undertakings filled with pages and pages of comfort food, not to mention unlimited cups of coffee.
You picked three of the top diners in Passaic as part of our continuing DVlicious series. All are being profiled this week with the winner selected at the end of the month. Read on.. and vote.
The Egg Platter Diner, 159 Crooks Ave. Paterson, N.J., (973) 684-3291
Been Around Since : 1957.
Known For : Patrons call this a great little hole-in-the-wall spot for good grub at a little cost. The sign atop this retro diner, which does breakfast and lunch, boasts of 21 “egg plate varieties” from omelettes to egg sandwiches. It also serves favorites like home fries hot off the grill. And for those cholesterol-phobic folks, the Platter also offers non-egg items on the menu, like pancakes, waffles, and wheat toast.
Behind the Scenes : Many customers have made this their go-to spot when they’re hankering for an old-school breakfast. But they have to bring cash; The Egg Platter doesn’t take credit cards.
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