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242 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Top pick of students

Hoagie Haven is just what it sounds like. They make excellent hoagies (or "grinders if you are from Philly) of a great variety. The place is usually crowded with students but the line moves quickly. Princeton students in the class of 2008 were so enamored of the place that they voted to make... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Springfield, Virginia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Hoagie Haven is the ultimate college and NJ sandwich shop for subs/hoagies. Princeton students love it and it's a great lunch stop for anyone. The hoagies are big are prices far less than I see anywhere else in NJ for the same size of hoagie. It's very bare bones with virtually no seating area, but on a good day, you... More 

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Maybe I'm getting old and maybe I've gotten healthy, but I do know when food is prepared with care and a little bit of creativity, when ingredients are fresh and of superior quality--and few, if any of these things are true of Hoagie Haven. The truth is I want to like this place, but I can't. My students live for... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hoagie Haven is just what it sounds like. They make excellent hoagies (or "grinders if you are from Philly) of a great variety. The place is usually crowded with students but the line moves quickly. Princeton students in the class of 2008 were so enamored of the place that they voted to make the owner an honorary classmate. Now, that... More 

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North Bellmore, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I grew up outside of Philadelphia eating really good hoagies. I was rather disappointed with this "hoagie". It's not a bad sub sandwich place but no hoagie.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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123 reviews 123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Have been going here for over 30 years. Not too often anymore since a live too far away. This place still has delicious sandwiches. It's a good thing I don't live close by.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Yes please. I've never been sober, but I've never had a bad hoagie here either. I go several times a year when back for games. Love it!

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Roebling, NJ
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I've heard so much about how great this place was, but I guess you need to be drunk to appreciate it. I'm sure the college crowd loves this place, but it's no place to stop for a quick meal with the family (and it was probably never intended to be that way). Although their bread is great, the subs are... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Ok, I haven't had everything in HH but I'm a cheese steak fan and I was eager to compare to Pat's in Philly. Did not expect high quality but the hoagie was delicious. I would recommend the cheese steak with grilled onions, American cheese and ketchup. May sound a bit primitive, but simple and perfect when hungry. If you have... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

All day sandwich, huge amounts of calories and a great price. Go there and take the biggest sandwich you can find. You will not regret it.

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went because my boyfriends eldest son kept encysting that we go with him. I've grown up around New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers food trucks. This is basically what this establishment is. They are in a little strip mall with 2 other restaurants and lets just say - the other places were slow. This joint was packed and they kept on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 242 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?