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Princetonian Diner

3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
+1 609-452-2272
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“french toast” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like diner food (and the whole American diner experience), you will love this place! It has everything you'd expect for the classic diner experience: Ridiculously long menu that has pretty much everything you can think of, service that is so fast your food...More

Thank nealmcgrath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good New Jersey diner. French toast was very good and cornbeef hash was nice addition. Great selection of breakfast foods.

Thank NortheastJimmy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have the tomahawk breakfast and I have to say well very good it was missing a little something. I'm thinking the chorizo was not spicy enough nor were the jalapenos hot enough. But that is always up to individual taste. The service was superb...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is very little to complain about. The food is quick, tasty, and the staff is friendly. Personally, I recommend the club sandwiches.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The person serving us was there in a flash with the coffee and service with a smile. The omelette that was ordered could have been eaten by almost 2 people. And had a very interesting dish - yogurt with walnuts and honey. A very nice...More

1  Thank amar1204
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The Napoleon French Toast was amazing. I also got the fried egg sandwich and it was pretty good. Big portions.

Thank Pablo A
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I came here for a breakfast meeting - as an English businessman travelling frequently to the US and who loves this traditional American diner feel, the Princetonian was fine but not outstanding. Coffee was ok, not great. My buttermilk pancakes with eggs and bacon were...More

Thank TopTraveller101
Reviewed 24 May 2017

In often have breakfast meetings in Princeton area and this is my one restaurant that I know would work for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as just dessert . Always fresh, quality ingredients, large portions ... you will never leave hungry .

Thank C S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I recall when this place was a traditional rail car diner-all in silver along Route 1. Now It offers more spacious dining and a large menu full of entrees and options for dining. While their breakfasts are great, any meal here is a pleasure. Large...More

Thank Yellingdog25
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Family stopped in for lunch. Typical diner food. It was OK. Waitress took our orders on a timely basis and the food took a reasonable amount of time to come. Once our food was at our table the waitress disappeared for quit a long period...More

Thank razz96
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3509 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5923
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-452-2272
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