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Hightstown Diner

151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
+1 609-443-4600
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“you'd expect” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

Went there in anticipation of the recommended "homemade" corned beef hash as per Guy of Foodnetwork. When I finally get it after most of my other food was done being eaten, it was mushy, salty, and tasted like the same old canned stuff everyone else...More

Thank eastcoastfoodie55
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It its defense, I will note this place is usually crowded. I can't imagine why, or what the people are eating that they like so much, because I have eaten here twice now and both of my meals were disgusting and the food I have...More

Thank develbow
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My husband and I stopped here for lunch. For a diner, the wait for the food was rather long. My husband ordered eggs, scrapple and toast. His food was bland. I ordered the lunch special, lasagne, with a salad. The salad turned out to be...More

Thank Mechthild M
Reviewed 22 September 2015

It was nice Sunday Brunch. Went to one local friend to have local, big, fat breakfast ! Well, actually tried to take it healty way... Omelette had only veggies, but got this not so vegetarian local delicacy on side, called Scrapple. Not exactly sure what...More

Thank Santero70
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Love the Hightstown Diner! Go there whenever we are near Hightstown. Down to earth people and menu. All American, great quality and very good service. Very comfortable. Home made soups, great lunch deals. Especially love the turkey sandwich off the bone. Also like their pork...More

Thank notacomplainer50
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Meeting family for breakfast. We were quickly seated and orders put in. Food arrived exactly as requested and all agreed it was delicious. Had a small issue with the assisting waitress. When offering refills on coffee instead of coming up beside you tried to fill...More

Thank LVree
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We were relieved to find a great place like this off the Freeway. 6 hungry adults and a baby descended on this authentic diner and we had a wholesome meal which set us up for the rest of the journey into NYC. Yummy home fries...More

Thank Ali W
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My family and I just ate dinner at the Hightstown Diner this evening and had a delicious meal - the food was unbelievably fresh and prepared to order. Several of us had salads and they were made with his homegrown tomatoes and you could taste...More

1  Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This place is one of my favorite. I've been coming to this place since I came to New Jersey. I would usually get their pancakes for dinner. Then my mom broke my habit and so now I'm trying all their sandwiches and burgers. Their crab...More

Thank TigerWolf142015
Reviewed 25 July 2015

very good price for such good food. Add here several times, and very good - nice small atmosphere and enjoyable diner experience

Thank Ken J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-443-4600
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