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Starliner Diner

5240 Cemetery Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026-1501
614-529-1198
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Ranked #2 of 119 Restaurants in Hilliard
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Diner, Cuban, Latin
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this place...it is not mexican, but has a little mexican flare, hadn't had Cuban food before my husband introduced me to this little hole in the wall. It is a treasure and a great place to eat! Always have great specials!

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Columbus, OH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We go here so often that the staff knows us. It's a very eclectic place and if you looking for bacon and eggs, go somewhere else...but if you want something different for breakfast such as Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast burritos or Mofungo Omelettes...you have to try this place!!!!!

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Dublin, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a small Cuban restaurant in Hilliard. The decor is hard to describe, very eclectic and so interesting. The specials are on a board as you walk in. The plantains and dipping sauce are delicious. Food is somewhat spicy, but not over hot. Service is good and very fast once you get seated. It's often busy for lunch, dinner... More 

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columbus,ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Prior to my first time eating here,I had never tried the food they offered anywhere else.I'm a picky eater. My 1st time eating here came as a result of being single and drunk. I recall enjoying this place and eating things like plantains and black beans and rice. Eating the incredible banana salsa they put on some of their dinners.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I really enjoy Starliner, from its kitschy decor to its spicy cuisine. A solid, non-fancy place where it's hard to go wrong.

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Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A small place out in Hilliard nea Columbus, Ohio. Very eclectic interior. Not fancy but interesting. Food and service were both excellent. A caribbean mexican type of cuisine. Good proportions of food and a wide variety of choices. This place gets busy at lunch and dinner but closes down for a few hours in between. I would for sure go... More 

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Cleveland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We travel often between Cleveland and Indianapolis, and we have a hard time finding real restaurants off the interstate. We finally found a great diner!! THE FOOD: We split a Cuban sandwich (came with side of fried plantains), double appetizer of chile rellenos, iced tea and flan. We loved everything. The sandwich came with plantains and a dipping sauce, which... More 

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Urbana, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Remarkably unique. Looking at the menu and the daily board, it is so hard to decide. Great beer list too. You will be sorry if you do not give this a try.

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London, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stating the Starliner Diner is a diamond in the rough is an understatement! I'm sure many pass by the diner on the hill, simply due to it's looks. But dare drive up and go in and you open yourself up to a fabulous dining experience! The Starliner offers wonderful Cuban food at a great price in a casual atmosphere. Perfect... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

breakfast is great cuban french toast and banana pancakes must haves. i hope they have a new location when the city approved the new complex.

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Additional Information about Starliner Diner

Address: 5240 Cemetery Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026-1501
Phone Number: 614-529-1198
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Hilliard
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Diner, Cuban, Latin

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