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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "New Jersey Diner Tour"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 28, 2008 
Aired on: January 28, 2008 
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Mustache Bill's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mustache Bill's DinerSee Mustache Bill's Diner Video ($$)
(118 ratings)

704 Broadway Map It!
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
(609) 494-0155
  • Chipped Beef in Gravy
    poured on toast (variation of biscuits & gravy); looks good
  • Pancakes
    can get shaped freehand...made pancake that looked like Guy Fieri (pretty good too)
  • Cyclops
    pancake sprinkled w/ blueberries w/ egg (sunny-side up) in the middle
4.0 out of 5
118 ratings
classic diner decor; Mustache Bill (owner Bill Smith) has cooked w/ paper towel headband since he bought it in 1972
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White Manna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White MannaSee White Manna Video ($)
(1065 ratings)

358 River St Map It!
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 342-0914
  • Sliders (Cheeseburgers)
    w/ sliced onions smashed into patties & topped w/ cheese; looks good; each so small, "a proper serving would be somewhere between 3 and 11"-Alex Guarnaschelli (joking...maybe)
4.0 out of 5
1065 ratings
tiny burger joint; beef brought in daily every morning; long lines
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Skylark Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Skylark Diner ($$)
(644 ratings)

17 Wooding Ave Map It!
Edison, NJ 08817
(732) 777-7878
www.skylarkdiner.com
  • Chocolate Martini
  • Orange Martini
    key ingredient is Orange Tang
3.5 out of 5
644 ratings
diner-club w/ its own mixologists
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Hightstown Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hightstown Diner ($)
(95 ratings)

151 Mercer St Map It!
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 443-4600
  • Corned Beef Hash
    w/ homemade corned beef, ground potatoes, green peppers & onions; cooked on top grill for 20 min. (to get crispy); looks good
3.0 out of 5
95 ratings
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Jefferson Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jefferson Diner ($$)
(292 ratings)

5 Bowling Green Pkwy Map It!
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
(973) 663-0233
www.jeffersondiner.com
  • Moussaka
    Greek layered eggplant-based casserole dish of potatoes, Farina cream, tomatoes, zucchini, minced meat & Parmesan cheese; looks good
3.0 out of 5
292 ratings
opened in 1985; local legend
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Tick-Tock Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tick-Tock Diner ($$)
(505 ratings)

281 Allwood Rd Map It!
Clifton, NJ 07012
(973) 777-0511
www.theticktockdiner.com
  • Cajun Shrimp
    in tomato-based sauce; served on rice; looks good
  • Chicken w/ Portabello Mushrooms
    flamed in brandy to create gravy sauce & served on noodles
  • Disco Fries
    gravy, cheese & fries
3.0 out of 5
505 ratings
built in 1948; art deco diner; "eat heavy" (restaurant's motto)
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Ritz Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ritz DinerSee Ritz Diner Video ($$)
(210 ratings)

72 E Mt Pleasant Ave Map It!
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 533-1213
  • Apple Pie
    mound-high
2.5 out of 5
210 ratings
many, many desserts
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "New Jersey Diner Tour"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 28, 2008 
Aired on: January 28, 2008