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Feb 27, 2014 12:57 PM

Town Diner - East Windsor

I was driving past and saw that the sign is new.
What was the Clairmont Diner which became Windsor Grand Cafe is now the Town Diner.

They are hiring. Not open yet.

We will have to give it a try once it opens.

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  1. That place has had more owners / names than I can count over the last 15 years that I've lived here .

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    1. re: arpad

      It is going to be tough.

      Perkins isn't a diner, but their business is always very good.
      The Americana Diner is a diner in name only, and their business is always very good too.

      1. re: ieee488

        Perkins is absolutely a chain diner.

        Always felt like I was eating at a diner when I went to Americana except for the fact that the waitress handles your tab.

        1. re: ebchower

          Americana interior looks like a diner, but their prices for their dishes does not seem very diner-ish to me.
          They err more on the quality than the quantity.

      1. re: cuddles115

        May go for lunch there tomorrow.

        They are on Facebook
        and they have a menu up on their website

        1. re: cuddles115

          Gave it a try. It's an old-fashioned diner (which we actually really need since the Americana went "Upscale"). Seems to be standard diner fare. My wife had a perfectly acceptable Turkey Club, daughter had a decent Burger, and I had a slightly disappointing Chicken Gyro (the meat was just griddled chicken breast).

          The service was a bit amateurish, but very friendly.

          1. re: cranrob

            To be honest, we really like the food at the Americana Diner. It seems to be higher quality of food. We went there yesterday for lunch. Had the 1/2 soup (mushroom beef barley) + 1/2 sandwich (roast beef) + 1 side for $8 per person. Very tasty.

            We will eventually give the Town Diner a try, but if it is just diner food, I am not sure we are going to like it.

        2. If so....let me know. Passed by yesterday at lunch time. Lots of people going in

          1. I was going to try it Sunday early but there were no signs of life at quarter past six and their schedule says they open at six ?

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            1. re: arpad

              Sounds like someone forgot to spring forward.

            2. Went there with my family last week. Food was incredibly bland and the service was rather poor. I asked for a tuna melt and got the wrong order. Can't recommend it, certainly won't go there again. The Americana is right down the road, a little more expensive but much better.