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Hillsborough Star Diner

842 US Highway 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1509
+1 908-281-9696
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  • Average25%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
842 US Highway 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1509
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hillsborough Star diner offers up all that you expect in a diner. Full menu includes all breakfast foods, lunch options and dinner selections. Daily specials round out your choices. They also include coupons in the local mailers so you can save a little on...More

Thank travelbug08502
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

food comes to the table looking like your grandma just made it and plated it.... no bells and whistles.. basic ingredients and no jazzed up flavouring... so if not looking for anything special it an ok place

Thank mclisko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been raised in New Jersey one of the fondest memories is of meals at local diners. Living out of state for the last 19 years where true diners are nonexistent the opportunity to experience a real diner on visits to New Jersey is something...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This little place is a must on our way to the NY thruway. Located on 206 off 95 and 287 the location is ideal for travelers. It's small but the menu is most certainly not. We started off with cream if crab soup and chicken...More

Thank Jrsygrl75
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's great for the regulars..... but for new customers feels to dated and set in their ways.. food comes out like old school.... like they are not moving with the times . Great staff and service however

Thank mclisko
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Haven't been there for a while but my nephew wanted to go. It was a disappointing return. The place was pretty empty for a Saturday night dinner crowd, which isn't a good sign. Service was ok but the food was just average. Wasn't terrible but...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I have been to this diner quite a few times and always find that the food is just okay. There is nothing too spectacular about their dishes, although everything is fairly cheap, so you can't expect much to begin with. The service isn't wonderful either....More

Thank Deanne E
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Went for a quick lunch before going to a movie. They were quick, the waitress was a bit surly, the lentil soup was good, and my husband enjoyed his omelet. It was handy, but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Thank lms8456
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The service has always been pleasant and the food is just ok. Not one of my favorite but it's closest to home.

Thank don2NJ
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I was visiting my family on vacation, mother and I ate here and we ordered mini meal. What a wonderful surprise! the meal starts with a salad then the mini meal shows up. We could have split a single meal. I had the scallops, perfectly...More

Thank James C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 842 US Highway 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844-1509
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 908-281-9696
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