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American, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed August 25, 2020

The place was immaculately clean when we walked in and were seated immediately (good start). The menus are robust but we went strictly for breakfast dishes. Had their buttermilk pancakes and sausage (great choice-pancakes very moist) and the combo omelet . Food was fresh and...reasonably priced! Comfortable booths and pleasant serve staff.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

We have been going to Huck Finn Diner since 1998-we love their service, staff and owners- what a great place to eat! Breakfast is my favorite then burgers. Their salad bar is the freshest I’ve ever seen and it’s constantly being serviced - go there...I strongly recommend it!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

Huck Finn has the typical extensive Jersey diner menu, but their lunch special menu is a better deal than most others. It includes a fantastic salad bar as well as soup and coffee. The food is very good..

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

lunch specials (many, many options) start at $9.95 and include a bowl of soup made in-house (split pea was delicious), unlimited servings at a good salad bar, a main course with a generous portion size and a cup of coffee (interestingly, just coffee or tea,...but no so drink). food quality was excellent, service great and the price was definitely on point!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

Friends and I went to Huck Finn for Sunday breakfast. The specials menu almost changed our minds. The dishes looked good and prices were reasonable and included a fairly extensive salad bar. However, we did want breakfast. Breakfast was diner good. Service, however, was a...bit slow. All in all, we were all happy with what we had and the cost was reasonable.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

While the service was not as good as we expected, I did find out later than only three of the seven scheduled servers showed up when we visited, which is why I improved the service rating to average. Huck Finn is a large dinner with...a very large menu, and it has a liquor license, so I was able to start off with an inexpensive, but drinkable chardonnay. I then proceeded to the salad bar where I had a lot of veggie choices, along with some cheeses and legumes. The meal continued with matzoh ball soup. While not as good as my mom's (of course, I had to say that!), the matzoh ball was still pretty good, and I appreciated the fact that the soup was not too salty. For my main course, I had the chicken parm, served with a good sized side of penne pasta with tomato sauce. The chicken parm itself consisted of two large breaded chicken breasts, served with mozzeralla cheese and more sauce. I was pretty happy, but the chicken was a tiny bit dry. I only finished about half, and had the rest for dinner the next night. Finally, I had a large slice of seven layer cake that I shared at home, with my wife. The cake was good, and I liked the icing. I think we got our money's worth.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We hadn’t been here in a few years, but today we were in the area and stopped by for lunch. We are glad we did. They had a Lunch Special ; lunch basket, Running from 11 to 3. We opted for that. My wife had...fried shrimp, while I had fish and chips. Each meal also included fries, soup and salad bar; quite a good deal at $9.95! service was very good too. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The staff at Huck Finn are always friendly but not intrusive. The food is always cooked fresh, and the Salad Bar is well worth visiting. Either add it to you mean or eat from there alone. The choice is very good.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is our favorite family diner. Food is good, great service and the price is right.My kids love their side dish pasta salad. I love their breakfast selection and deluxe hamburger.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I’m sorry to say I cannot go to this diner, and it’s a shame because it is within walking distance of my house. I have actually been there several times, but every time I went there, I had an intestinal disorder later in the day...before my next meal. I enjoyed the food while I was there, but I didn’t enjoy the after effects. I have no idea what caused it, but after maybe 5 visits with the same results, it’s off my list.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Good atmosphere, knowledgeable staff quick service, pricing not that expensive, parking is no problem.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I guess I’ve been to one too many diners that haven’t lived up to our high NJ standards for a diner. Say what you will about NJ but we have the best diners! (That may be more true in north Jersey.) Huck Finn is exactly...what I expect from a good diner. Good food, good service, good prices and liquor! I had a breakfast - and no alcohol - but I’ll bet the rest of the menu is just as good. Located close to the Garden State Parkway and easy to find, there’s plenty of parking - ideal for your trip back from the shore. Sure, it doesn’t have the personality of the Summit Diner or the size of the Tick Tock Diner. Still, a good choice if you’re hungry and in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Service was good. atmosphere was fine, place was busy. The waitress was pleasant and she did get our order accurate. She was available to refill the beverages on the table.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Love the Huck Finn for breakfast, the staff is great . The food is always cooked to my liking . I started going there when the building I live in had a fire, the restaurant is close by to where I live .

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

food is pretty good, service is good, staff is friendly. But it's a dinner, albeit much better than most dinners

Date of visit: July 2018
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Huck Finn Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4