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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 104
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  • 36
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  • 7
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  • 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
Best Breakfast

This is a favorite place to meet a friend for breakfast or lunch. They have the tastiest spinach ever! Great salads, creative specials.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
BeachyKeen1232014
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Clinton, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Clinton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is a favorite place to meet a friend for breakfast or lunch. They have the tastiest spinach ever! Great salads, creative specials.

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Annandale, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

regular place for breakfast for family or business clients - staff and owners are friendly knowledgeable and very accommodating - they have interesting twists on French toast and pancakes and are always willing to let you tweak the menu to suit you

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Clinton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A nice hometown atmosphere with tasty hometown cooking. The staff are so nice and pleasant! The frenchtoast is wonderful and all portions are large, fresh and tasty.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Been here many times for breakfast, excellent omelets. Specials for lunch usually outstanding but can get a little pricey. Usually busy and noisy but food is worth it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The people working were incredibly friendly, and the food was just as impressive. I had chocolate chip pancakes and they were wonderful, and the rest of my family loved their breakfast as well.

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Clinton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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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, Doing business, Local cuisine
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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