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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, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 101
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 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
The best diner ever!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Makelagood
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Annandale, New Jersey
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Annandale, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW 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
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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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
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119 reviews 119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
49 helpful votes 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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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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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: Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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