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Best Diner Off the NJ Turnpike

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cschaper24 Mar 20, 2007 06:32 AM

I would love recommendations for great diners off of the Turnpike. Something traditional "NJ diner-ish". Further off from Philadelphia if possible! Thanks!

  1. Ike Apr 26, 2007 09:34 PM

    There are more threads about diners near the Turnpike on the Mid-Atlantic board, such as this one:
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/32382...

    And yeah, Mastoris is in Bordentown. Nizza's wording makes it seem like it's in Trenton, although I imagine that's not what Nizza meant to say.

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      nizza Mar 20, 2007 03:54 PM

      I just had to go to Trenton and had another poster recommended a diner called Mastoris. It was great!! We all loved the food which ranged from chicken pot pie to french onion soup to a swiss cheese burger and a pot roast sandwich. Their prices were very good and the portions large and the quality of the food was very good. I would highly recommend going there.

      Here is a link to their website and a link to another site that has reviews about them and great pictures of their food.

      http://www.mastoris.com/

      http://www.roadfood.com/Reviews/Overv...

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        jword2001 Apr 25, 2007 07:56 PM

        I agree completely! ,this is my favorite restaurant period,and if you are there during strawberry season don't miss the double trouble pie, and never ,never leave without a piece of their apple struddle!, i cant say enough good about this place,it is at it's best during slower hours...enjoy!

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          dolores Apr 26, 2007 05:53 AM

          Perhaps someone can think of the name, but there is a MASSIVE diner in NJ that was even featured on the Food Network.

          I can't speak to the food as to quality, since I usually like all diner food, but everyone should experience this diner at least once.

          1. re: dolores
            jword2001 Apr 26, 2007 10:10 AM

            I'm pretty sure it was Mastoris,the place is massive,and the food,is exceptional,but best as i've said in another post during off hours

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              winodj Apr 26, 2007 01:10 PM

              That was Mastoris. The place is huge, and as three different rooms that each look like their own restaurant. Amazing Liver and Onions.

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                dolores Apr 26, 2007 03:07 PM

                Yes, Mastoris. I just checked with someone, and he remembers it being in Bordentown. At any rate, it was lots of fun.

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