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The Fine Diner

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1 Old Highway 22, Clinton, NJ 08809
908-238-1637
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 102
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the wait!

Unique items, generous portions, friendly service, and fresh, high-quality ingredients. We have never been disappointed!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Mary Elizabeth B
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Clinton, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Clinton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Unique items, generous portions, friendly service, and fresh, high-quality ingredients. We have never been disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Used to live in Washington, NJ and then Flemington, NJ. Right between these two towns is the Fine Diner located in the town of Clinton. Sit at the bar and chat it up with the waitresses or sit at a table with your friends. Breakfast or lunch, I'm always glad I stopped here for my meal. Now that I've moved... More 

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Annandale, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Seriously. The owner does it all from-scratch here, from the cold slaw to the potato salad. Breakfast here is a real treat but lunch is equally excellent.

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Clinton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Amazing food for reasonable prices. Great salads, seafood, sandwiches, omelets! Best sweet potato fries. Really everything is fantastic! If you like scallops, go for their special on Friday. You won't regret it. Parking can be rough so may need to park in town but worth the walk.

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Dover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were travelling from central PA to Boston and spied the Fine Diner on Tripadvisor. Easy on and off the highway. Clean, minimally decorated, great local restaurant. Good food and good service. Definitely fits the bill for a perfect lunch stop. Omelettes, salads, and sandwiches were very tasty. We make this trip a lot and will definitely stop there again.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Good food. Friendly staff. Fast service. Was driving through the area and looking for breakfast. Used tripadvisor to find a highly rated restaurant an found it here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Been coming to the Fine Diner for a few years now and have yet to write a review, so here goes. The fact that I've been coming here for a few years gives you an idea that I like it. Food and services has always been top notch. Enjoyed the veggie wrap the other day with a side of sweet... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

we had a great brunch at the Fine Diner, in Historic Clinton, today, highly recommend. wonderful, friendly service, delicious food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We live more than an hour from The Fine Diner and had passed it many times during day trips we've taken over the years near the Delaware River. After reading the good reviews and perusing what I thought looked like a mouth-watering menu online, I had high expectations for The Fine Diner. As we entered, we heard some cheery "hellos''... More 

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Kearneysville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Awesome food! The orange almond French toast is amazing! Hubby had an omelet and home fries and said he would order the same thing again. Very popular place so parking is limited but had room across the street. Didn't have to wait long for a table.

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Additional Information about The Fine Diner

Address: 1 Old Highway 22, Clinton, NJ 08809
Phone Number: 908-238-1637
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Old Highway 22, Clinton, NJ 08809
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: 908-238-1637

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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