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“Decent food, but felt nickled and dimed to death. Bathroom is awful.”
Review of New Horizon Diner

New Horizon Diner
Ranked #23 of 78 Restaurants in Manahawkin
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed November 14, 2011

Horizon Diner seems to have a captive audience, and seems to be taking advantage of that fact. The breakfast menu spells out the surcharge for substitutions ($1.25 for lettuce and tomato instead of home fries, and the list goes on and ON). I had a western omelet with eggwhites, hashbrowns, toast, and iced tea (no refills). My hubby had a western omelet with eggwhites, lettuce and tomato, a side of Canadian bacon, and coffee.The food was fine...nothing special, but nothing wrong, except for the bill, which came out to $27.00, not including tip. The service was friendly and warm, but these servers have been trained to cut waste. I'm frugal too, but seeing them pour leftover coffee from a thermal carafe back into the Bunn coffee machine made me cringe. The ladies room is in need of significant repair. Since that is a public room, it makes me wonder about the state of the parts of the restaurant that I can't see. I would not go back there unless I had read about significant improvements.

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5  Thank GHartley
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Reviewed November 4, 2011

This diner has at least 6 specials (3 courses) per night. Prices were very reasonable and the food was very good. There were 4 of us and everyone was happy with their selection. Service was excellent. Would highly recommend this diner.

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Reviewed September 15, 2011

We go there at least once a weekend for either breakfast, lunch or dinner.

It is a diner not a 5 star restaurant, so if you go there you will get plenty of just plain good food

Nick is the owner and he and his staff provide excellent service

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Thank ART W
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Reviewed June 16, 2010

1) The foyer stinks! I can not be the only that smells this. I continue into the diner and the smell is gone. The smell is there every time I go which is about 4x a year. I I have only had breakfast here, american chs omelette, home fries, wheat toast. The cheese isn't melted enough and there is too much of it. The home-fries are average and the toast is good. Yet I come back regardless of the stinky foyer and eh-omelette. Imo, their location is what keeps them open.
2) My father LUVS this place and their food. I am not with him for many of his meals but last visit there he had a spinach omlette with dry rye (yuk) but he was happy. So I guess to each his own.

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Reviewed February 25, 2008

Every time I drove by this place, it was always crowded. I wondered what on earth they were giving away.

I was at the DMV and needed to wait a while, so decided to run to this diner for a quick lunch. I had my 4 year old daughter with me.

Sure enough, 2 in the afternoon, the place was mobbed. We choose to sit at the counter in lieu of waiting 15 minutes for a table. We ordered a simple burger deluxe to share.

Food came out quick, and there was a lot of it. Problem was, it really wasnt that good. Sure, I enjoy getting a lot of food when I eat out, but if the quality is just fair; I dont need extra.

Maybe it was too busy of a day, or maybe the chefs were new. Not sure. I would try it again, but I wouldnt go out of my way.

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