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Hillsborough Star Diner

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American, Diner
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842 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ
+1 908-281-9696
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new jersey
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service has always been pleasant and the food is just ok. Not one of my favorite but it's closest to home.

Thank don2NJ
Hayward, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting my family on vacation, mother and I ate here and we ordered mini meal. What a wonderful surprise! the meal starts with a salad then the mini meal shows up. We could have split a single meal. I had the scallops, perfectly done. Booths are perfect seating for 2.

Thank James C
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place to go any time of day. Good food and good service--they do all the standard dishes well.

Thank William652
New Jersey
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had stopped in for breakfast on my way to work on more then one occasion. I never had a problem. The service was friendly and fast. I decided to go for lunch today and somehow think I would have been better off going to Mcdonalds. I was seated as soon as I walked into the door and then sat... More 

Thank kbells2
Morristown, New Jersey
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Star Diner is a friendly and clean NJ diner where anyone can find something to tempt their appetite! Between the hours of 2 and 5 pm there is an early bird dinner special which seems to be very popular with seniors as each time we have visited, there are many couples enjoying an early dinner.

Thank kathy z
West Milford, New Jersey
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215 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you have a group of 5-6 friends who all want to sit around one table and talk, have a menu diverse enough to satisfy varied tastes, and deal with friendly wait persons, the Hillsborough Star Diner will meet those requirements. One thing about a diner, you don't have to worry about having your conversation annoying other patrons. Most diner... More 

Thank BBDY
New jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I have stopped many times at the Hillsborough Star Diner. The food is always excellent, proportions are generous and the service is great! Whether you want to stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner you can count on Hillsborough Star diner for great fare. We always look forward to this diner!

Thank MPNJTraveler
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I always get a great meal here. Diners are the best to go for variety. Everyone can find what they want. The prices are good and the food is abundant. Most of the time you take food home because they give you so much. They also offer a 10% senior citizen discount which is great for seniors on a budget.... More 

Thank Elly K
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The food is great and the prices are reasonable.They also accommodate children and the portions are usually too much to eat.We always go home with a doggy bag.

Thank anthonymA4478AU
Hillsborough NJ
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

There are better ones up and down Rt 206. A bad sign when a NJ diner has limited hours. All of the good ones are 24/7

Thank Jim G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 842 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 908-281-9696

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?