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Hightstown Diner

151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
+1 609-443-4600
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“you'd expect” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Been here several times for breakfast! Quick, friendly and well priced! Eggs and coffee outstanding.

Thank Izzy R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I don't know where to begin. They do a great job of screwing up diner food. We did get lunch so maybe breakfast is their thing. I mean don't you really have to try to screw up a tuna melt!!! The matzo ball soup was...More

Thank RussB31
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you are anywhere near Hightston or Princeton NJ, you need to stop at the Hightatown Diner for a real diner experience. Great breakfast, lunch and dinner specials served in an authentic diner since1927. You will not be disappointed

Thank Don H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

After being disappointed by some of the local fair in and around town, this diner was recommended by a friend of mine. My wife and I stopped in for lunch recently. There were a lot of locals having lunch, soccer players, moms and dads, families....More

1  Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A throw back in time !!! Great breakfast, lunch and OK dinner. A great place to meet old friends and to make new ones. A very comfortable feeling as soon as you walk through the door. Worth a try.

Thank andrewjmento
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had eaten something non-traditional for Christmas and the day after we stopped here. The turkey, stuffing and gravy platter sounded good to me. Started with a salad so brown, rusty, and wilted...and stopped picking the icky pieces out and sent it back for a...More

2  Thank telemarkJane
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I read good reviews of this place so my boyfriend and I tried it out. Coffee and drinks came out quick anf waitstaff is wonderful. It is a small diner but Guy Fieri's must not have taste buds. The syrup has such a plain taste...More

1  Thank Tyanne M
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This diner had been here for eons! The food selections are limited, but good. AT three-thirty in the afternoon on a weekday it was 50% full. People of all ages seemed to come in. Sounded like "regulars" and a few others just stopping in. The...More

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Used to come here and recently visited after 2 years. Sadly has lacked investment and while food is still just about OK the decor is getting tatty and there were some hygiene issues

Thank Brianfj
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have tried many diners in the area and have only found two we like and this is one of them. We now go fairly regularly for breakfast as we both can easily find item we are in the mood for. Fast,...More

Thank DebbieE610
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3713
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-443-4600
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