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Apr 30, 2007 05:06 PM

Pick a diner in NJ - what's your best? [Moved from The Best board]

I'll be passing thru NJ in late May, and want to get at least one meal at a classic Jersey Diner. Doesn't have to be slap next to I-95 - I'll drive a bit. Help out a Jacksonville hound.

Please sent me your picks.


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    1. re: HillJ

      Terrific link. BTW, if any of you guys are heading south thru Jax, post on the Florida board and I'll get you pointed at some not-to-be-missed spots for lunch/BBQ. All ez driving from I-95.

      1. Mastoris Diner, on Route 130 in Bordentown, is really great. It might not be classic in outward appearance since it has grown to a massive size, but at its heart it is a classic NJ diner, albeit one that serves arrugala salads with balsamic vinaigrette! There is a counter section, and the usual diner menu choices are available, but there is also a wealth of more upscale offererings that are usually well prepared. The place is huge, with several rooms--each with a different decor.

        (Please note that some who recommend it will undoubtedly refer to it as "Mastori's", but since the family's name is Greek, and not Italian, the name is Mastoris--without an apostrophe.)