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River Star Diner

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14 State Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2513
+1 908-979-0626
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“fries” (4 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
14 State Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2513
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Best food in a regular restaurant you can ask for , and it must be because every time I try to go , it's packed. So that says something for the place , right ? Food is fresh and tasty. Every thing you want. Awesome...More

Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly and accommodating and the menu is extensive. The omelettes are amazing and the hot corned beef sandwich was lean and overstuffed, yum!

Thank buffylane
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

As mentioned in the previous reviews, this establishment has devolved into a place you should avoid. While the food is fair, at best, it's clear this no oversight of the people serving the customers. With an attitude and charm of a turnip, my server never...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Went totally down hill when the parents went back home. Did have at least decent breakfast foods. Now not even that. At least they fired the worst chef ever and aren't that bad. But unless it's some eggs and bacon, the food is not up...More

Thank sneezey
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Second visit here and once again we all enjoyed our food. FYI it was pretty packed on a Tuesday evening around 7pm. Excellent variety and plenty of options. A good amount of fries came with my burger which I always appreciate. My dad loved the...More

Thank StonewallBrigade
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Sorry to say so but this diner isn't up to par. I've gone periodically since the middle 1990s. The service is friendly, the prices are reasonable, the restaurant is clean and the parking ample. The problem is the food! The basics just aren't done well....More

Thank Hungryalicia
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Went with our son, DIL and grandchildren. Everyone ordered different items from breakfast to sandwiches to salads to fish and chips all tasted delicious. The waitress was very friendly and helpful even when they were out of one item. She apologized and helped us change...More

Thank jekcpa
Reviewed August 17, 2016

My boyfriend & I are at the diner at least once a week, usually for breakfast on the weekend, but also occasionally for dinner. We're vegetarians and have our favorites on the menu but we can always find an alternative if we're in the mood...More

Thank Mariann T
Reviewed July 25, 2016

A favorite eating place for us in Hackettstown! We had moved from the area and were visiting recently. The food is good and a good value.

Thank May S
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I'm in the mood for blintzes, this is the place to go. Most everything else I have had is your basic diner fare. Hit or miss

Thank Angela B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 State Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2513
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackettstown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-979-0626
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