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Princetonian Diner

3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
+1 609-452-2272
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“finger food” (9 reviews)
“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spot. A little old and classic. Great Belgian waffle. Everything takes a little while because they make it fresh but it’s delicious.

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Our party of three was seated immediately. Since we were almost the only customers (one other party visible) at 5 PM on a weekday, this wasn't a good sign, nor was the empty parking lot. A quick look around revealed that this place is very...More

Thank DevonGene
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The location and name gives a false sense of security that it is a nice diner. In reality, it was a typical 90s looking diner, and (most importantly) the food is bland- there seems to be aversion to seasoning. My wife and I went there...More

Thank FoodForSoul73
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Never been here before. Had chicken pastina soup served hot and delicious. Got mike high meat loaf, intriguing idea and delicious. Toast grilled cheese meatloaf covered in mashed potatoes topped with an onion ring wow! Came with a big perfectly cooked ice of Broccoli. Really...More

Thank Safetyguy_328
Reviewed 16 February 2018

It could have been named anything. But of course the use of Princeton gives it an air of elegance. Food is OK.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Service was so lovely and fast. I got the chicken kabob...so great with salad, fresh rolls and tomato soup.

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The service and the food were good, but I wouldn't return. There are too many nearby options that would be a better choice. The diner is in serious need of a full remodel. There was an odd odor that reminded me of mold or mildew...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This family owned Diner is the most dependable place for breakfast ,lunch and anytime of the day. Big play on weekends and food is very tasty. Off main route, popular for travelers driving to destinations. Great meeting place. CREDIT GOES to owner who is a...More

Thank tomcrane
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Food is consistently good, as is the service. Huge menu of breakfast favorites, hot entrees, salads, and sandwiches. Large portions. Prices moderate to high for dinner entrees. Greek Style cake and pastry display cases, and some Greek entrees.

Thank theprincetongourmet
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We went to the Princetonian Diner and expected good diner food and was pleasantly surprised by the excellent veggie burger. It is one of the best I have ever had. The burgers are made from scratch onsite and they are delicious...worth a trip for the...More

Thank Cartarine G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-452-2272
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