The New Heritage Diner is closing its doors after exactly 28 years under a new Hackensack property.
Many members of the River Street restaurant will be located at its sister location: The Suburban Diner on Route 17 North in Paramus.
The 24-hour restaurant has been open for more than 50 years, and was re-owned on June 28, 1992. It recently opened for take-out and delivery after the closure of COVID-19 and Sunday June 28, the former restaurant announced it. It would be closing forever, to the disappointment of many.
“This is very sad,” wrote Jeanette Moran. “I will miss them all! I really wanted to go back. I am sorry that we couldn’t all say goodbye … Everyone was like family … a great place to work and great friends.”
The news comes less than two years after the closing of Hackensack’s Arena Diner. in December 2018.
Heritage in a Facebook post thanked devout patrons, the City of Hackensack and their team of workers for representing the diner “with pride and big hearts even in the craziest storms,” said the diner, “literals like Superstorm Sandy and the countless snow storms, and figurative ones like September 11th and this recent pandemic. “
Suburban Diner will accept gift certificates purchased from New Heritage Diner.
“While all good things finally end,” said Debbie Hrbek Castelli Buscavage, “our memories of The Heritage will live a lifetime.”
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