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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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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Good eating travel stop in NJ

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
milestogo26
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Dover, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dover, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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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NY
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Lebanon, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a fine diner:-) Food is good, especially wraps. Not a lot of ambiance to this place, but I guess it's ok for a diner...

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Clinton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I crave their French toast! Apples, walnuts and cinnamon cream cheese on top! What's not to love! I have eaten there many times and have never been disappointed.

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Clinton, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Super place! Fast service and gourmet food....delicious! I live in this town and have eaten here many times...always good food and pleasant happy waitresses!

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Port Charlottle
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here several times. Breakfast is the best, omelets great. Lunch is also good but can get expensive. It's a noisy diner which caters to locals. You probably will wait for breakfast on a Sunday but if you like omelets and good coffee it's worth it.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?