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Hoagie Haven

242 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ
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Ranked #23 of 168 restaurants in Princeton
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

I ordered the pizza cheesesteak with everything. The person making it must not have understood me, because all it had on it was what tasted like steak-um with ketchup. I also ordered some of the chili, which was quite different than i was expecting. It was good and spicy, in a heartburn kind of way.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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175 reviews 175 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

About a ten minute walk from the front gates of PU, but totally worth it. There was a constant stream of kids, teens, and adults coming in, which is always a good sign. The employees were working hard and filling orders quickly. We had cold subs and a delicious chocolate chip cookie. There was a great variety on the menu.... More

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I used to go to Hoagie Haven as a teenager (I'm in my late 40's now). I could swear the prices are the same as they were in the '80s. The hoagies (especially the #1) are classics. It's too bad that there isn't a place inside to sit and eat.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The best place in town for sandwiches and hands down the best place in the world for cheese fries. If you like honey mustard then add that too. Sandwiches I recommend include chicken parm and BLT. This place has been around for decades and has been on national TV numerous times. Enjoy!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

I'm a 15 year resident of Princeton and just went back to Hoagie Haven after a long absence. I was reminded tonight why I stay away. This is the most overrated place in town. The sandwiches are poorly made, the service is awful, and in general a substandard experience. Given all of the other excellent options, I just don't get... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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145 reviews 145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I am sure there are some hoagies here that are delicious because it is mad busy. Our sandwich was one of their specialities "Sanchez" I think and it was tasteless even with the sauce. Pretty disappointing.

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The subs at HH are satisfactory, but they always get my order mixed up. Make sure to talk loudly in there while ordering... I do not trust that they have a very good health inspection grade. If you go, get ready for indigestion.

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NJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great cheese steaks with all that great tasting stuff on them that makes a dietician cringe. I don't eat them regulatory but it's a special treat.

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hopewell, new jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I often come for takeout and eat along the street. The hoagies are excellent for the price and the service is usually quick. The bread and ingredients are fresh and tasty.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Don't order a plain cheesesteak, you get a huge roll with one literally one minute maid steak in it. Looks like the meat is a slice of paper. Unbelievable, even Wawa has this place beat and Wawa doesn't even have a grill. They should be ashamed to sell a totally pathetic cheesesteak with one slice of meat. Should have cost... More

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