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Jefferson Diner

5 Bowling Green Pkwy # 12, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
+1 973-663-0233
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Bowling Green Pkwy # 12, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fresh food at a traditional diner. There's really something for everyone there from omelettes to burgers to full meals

Thank JWK07078
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been there for lunch and dinner. The prices are very high for diner food. The food was average.

Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not much else to say other than you won't be disappointed with the Jefferson Diner. Wife and I go often but we're no regulars...and yet we still feel like the folks at the Diner truly appreciate our business. Worth the drive wherever you live.

Thank cvonessn
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We made reservations for 18 people for mother's day brunch. When the reservation was made, we were assured we would have full breakfast/lunch menus, only to find it was just a breakfast menu. We were initially rather upset. We all were able to find something...More

Thank Idandgsmom
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I really like this place ! From the owners to the busboys this place is just great. Food is very good and fresh. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank babygs025
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stopped in there for a bite to eat and got burgers and an omelet. The burgers were small and overcooked. They put the fries in a metal container; what the heck is that all about? The omelet was a bacon cheese one. Well, it...More

Thank milfordsmith155
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The place is well advertized at this point with pictures and video of the DDD visit and such. The key is to deliver on what got you on TV in the first place. We've been to many semi-famous places where by the time we were...More

Thank Mike21NJ7
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While visiting NJ, had to eat in a diner. This one was terrific! They have a huge menu to start. Good food, good service.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Place is soo expensive for its food 20 pages menu or more that you need an hour to read and finally decide.they do have gluten free items but quite expensive Service was good but food is average Too noisy on lunch time

Thank lensrhomas
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We been going to the Jefferson diner for well over 20 years. Donna and Pete are the owners as well as mom and dad Jimmy and Nicky run The diner now. They been on Food Network questionnaire food is outstanding. I have never had a...More

Thank Deacon Vince
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.28 km away
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43 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Hopatcong Cruises
143 reviews
3.13 km away
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4.98 km away
Haunted Scarehouse
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6.24 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 03:00
06:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bowling Green Pkwy # 12, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lake Hopatcong
  • Phone Number: +1 973-663-0233
  • E-mail
Jefferson Diner is the place where friends and family come together. Our menu is quite diverse. Everything at Jefferson Diner is a favorite, from the Moussaka and Spanakopita to the Lobster Bisque and our daily specials, you cannot go wrong. You can also pair your delicious meal with a glass of wine, beer or cocktail from our full bar.Jefferson Diner has been on the Food Network's "Diners-Drive-Ins and Dives" with Guy Fieri, The Food Network's "Unwrapped", with Marc Summers, TLC "Making Over America", with Trinny and Susannah, The Today Show, Fox 5 News, and has been voted #1 Diner in Morris County for 7 years. Jefferson Diner has also been named a Top 5 Diner in New Jersey by The Star Ledger, Munchmobile.By bringing our creativity and passion onto our plates, we strive to satisfy each and every customer that comes through our doors. We have a quiet, comfortable and clean environment in our restaurant as well as staff that is attentive to your needs. At Jefferson Diner, we eagerly await to serve you.
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