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Americana Diner

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359 US Highway 130, East Windsor, NJ 08520-2708
+1 609-448-4477
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Conveniently located off of the interstate with easy off and on access, friendly welcome, clean venue, nice decor, prompt and attentive service, reasonable prices, and an incredible menu with very unique dishes prepared perfectly make the Americana Diner our favorite lunch or dinner stop when traveling along the northeast coast. A great place for discerning diners seeking extraordinary dining with... More 

1 Thank Cardhu56
Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the fun filled atmosphere in this place. It is always full of people, no matter which meal you go for. The service is pretty good. Food is not excellent compared to the price they charge, but it is decent. They have a sports bar like set up on one side and their alcohol selection is pretty extensive

Thank LopaBhattacharyya
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They are over priced. They think they are fine dining. It's not working for me. Go to Perkins. Better food, more selection and more of a diner atmosphere. Perkins offers more reasonable prices. I live in the area and I know what I am talking about. .

Thank whyiatat
Saco, Maine
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When looking for a place to eat off the New Jersey Turnpike you can't go wrong by finding your way to this quintessential American diner. It has everything you might want to satisfy a wide range of appetites. I found the Reuben lived up to the best of them but, as the politicians are inclined to say these days, IT... More 

Thank tjkardos
New York
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This diner is disappointing. I ordered the veggie beer and bean burger. It was insipid and tasteless. I have eaten at many NJ diners and was shocked by how bland the food is.

Thank rajarajeshsri
Hammonton, New Jersey
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and son in law took me and my boyfriend to a Friday night dinner at the Americana. We observe the Lenten season so weren't sure we'd find that much on the menu that didn't contain meat, but we were pleasantly surprised. Many choices for meatless meals including fish and completely vegetarian choices. The diner is very popular and... More 

Thank sillygirl49
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

My family has been going to the Americana Diner for almost 20 years and we love it. It is a place that we often bring friends from out of state as a New Jersey experience. Over the years the menu has changed and we have enjoyed the changes especially the effort to serve fresher, healthier food. My family and I... More 

1 Thank Cartarine G
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Not your typical diner with 50 pages of menu. For breakfast the menu was simple. There were healthier choices as well. Real maple syrup is provided. A filling breakfast at a great price, great friendly service - and good coffee!

Thank Vida-amorosa
Clifton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I was working down by east Windsor for a couple of weeks and my colegues and I ate there a few times. Every time it was great. Every meal I had the chicken and rice soup which is fantastic. Very filling. Their salads and entrees are great as well. I didn't have any "diner" food since I'm trying to be... More 

Thank Danikahun
East Windsor, New Jersey
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

For a NJ diner that's rated one of the best , I'll pass. I live 2 miles from it and will not be going back. It's no NJ diner, limited menu with no daily specials. I had a pastrami Reuben that you could squeeze the grease out of. How ever rated this a top diner in NJ shouldn't be doing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 US Highway 130, East Windsor, NJ 08520-2708
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 609-448-4477

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