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Hillsborough Star Diner

American, Diner
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842 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ
+1 908-281-9696
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to go any time of day. Good food and good service--they do all the standard dishes well.

Thank William652
New Jersey
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had stopped in for breakfast on my way to work on more then one occasion. I never had a problem. The service was friendly and fast. I decided to go for lunch today and somehow think I would have been better off going to Mcdonalds. I was seated as soon as I walked into the door and then sat... More 

Thank kbells2
Morristown, New Jersey
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Star Diner is a friendly and clean NJ diner where anyone can find something to tempt their appetite! Between the hours of 2 and 5 pm there is an early bird dinner special which seems to be very popular with seniors as each time we have visited, there are many couples enjoying an early dinner.

Thank kathy z
West Milford, New Jersey
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207 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you have a group of 5-6 friends who all want to sit around one table and talk, have a menu diverse enough to satisfy varied tastes, and deal with friendly wait persons, the Hillsborough Star Diner will meet those requirements. One thing about a diner, you don't have to worry about having your conversation annoying other patrons. Most diner... More 

Thank BBDY
New jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife and I have stopped many times at the Hillsborough Star Diner. The food is always excellent, proportions are generous and the service is great! Whether you want to stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner you can count on Hillsborough Star diner for great fare. We always look forward to this diner!

Thank MPNJTraveler
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I always get a great meal here. Diners are the best to go for variety. Everyone can find what they want. The prices are good and the food is abundant. Most of the time you take food home because they give you so much. They also offer a 10% senior citizen discount which is great for seniors on a budget.... More 

Thank Elly K
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The food is great and the prices are reasonable.They also accommodate children and the portions are usually too much to eat.We always go home with a doggy bag.

Thank anthonymA4478AU
Hillsborough NJ
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

There are better ones up and down Rt 206. A bad sign when a NJ diner has limited hours. All of the good ones are 24/7

Thank Jim G
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The chicken orzo soup, grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, and baby carrots was very good. Everything was hot and came out a good time. The raspberry mouse was a very nice treat.

Thank TripReviewer95
New Jersey
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

When I'm in Hillsborough this is a great spot to eat. This time was interesting. I eat here probably 4-6 times a year, far from a regular, but regular enough to get to know the menu. My kids are finicky about food when we eat at diners, not that they want quality, but they know what they like. One gets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 842 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 908-281-9696

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?