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Fame Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Trenton, NJ 08610
+1 609-585-1372
07:00 - 20:00
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Holden, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped enroute to Delaware and were very hungry. It was a Saturday around 10:00 am and there was a line. So, given the awesome reviews we waited in the cool drizzle of the morning. Service is excellent and friendly. The place is abuzz with locals. I ordered two egg, home fries, bagel and rolled pork. The rolled pork sounded... More 

Thank daxmurphy
Franklin, New Jersey
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I stopped in for a late breakfast on a Sunday and glad we chose this place. My wife chose a bacon and cheese omelet, while I chose the corned beef hash and 2 eggs and hash browns. Both came with rye toast that was great. We both loved our meals. Large portions and not a bad price-... More 

Thank donlee84
West Windsor Township, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

What a gem!!! This is a family restaurant where the food is made fresh every day, where they do not use perservatives and where the staff is amazing!!! We go out of our way, passing several other well known diners, just so we can have fabulous food at Fame. No wonder it is voted the local Best Family Restaurant.

Thank donnamarieritz
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place was infested with flies and bugs all over our food. The floors are greasy and cruddy. We moved to the counter top only to be grossed out by the sight of the kitchen with cracked eggs in the floor. The cook had a towel in his shoulder wiping his sweat from his face and neck then touching the... More 

Thank angelampowell
Hamilton, New Jersey
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our go to place for breakfast. They have great pancakes. Amenable to swapping dishes i.e. fruit for home fries. Hot sauce and salsa on request. Food is plentiful. They no longer serve scrapple which has limited our visits. It's a great local place to see people you know.

Thank kerrygirl67
Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Love to come for breakfast and lunch. Great, homemade oatmeal (not instant), pancakes, French toast and omelettes. Also the homemade Greek yogurt is yummie, as is the Lima bean special with feta. And the service from everyone is always great. It's a family place and as a customer you are one of the family!!

Thank Jfasch
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

They have a Very Pleasant Server her name is Donna. She always has a smile to greet you with. Donna is the type of person every restaurant should have to serve their customers; and Tony should be glad he has Donna. Now the meals are plentiful, enjoyable, reasonable $$$. the owner Tony offered me his home-made yogurt & nuts w/... More 

Thank Robert L
Hamilton, New Jersey
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Been going here for years for a quick breakfast or lunch. Usually full of local seniors the menu is what you would find in any normal NJ diner. Fast friendly service is the norm and I occasionally get a BLT or club sandwich to go. Always good daily specials, soup of the day and overall decent food keep this place... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I was in the area on business, and decided to stop in for breakfast. The food was excellent, but I was most impressed with the level of customer service I received. My waitress Donna greeted me with a big smile and was extremely pleasant throughout my visit. The owner Tony stop by my table and even offered me a free... More 

Thank bkgalbr61
Trenton, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Fame restaurant uses high quality more expensive cooking oil so you can notice the food taste better and no stomach upset. It is small so sometimes you may have to wait to get a seat but it is worth the wait.

Thank Joe H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Trenton, NJ 08610
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-585-1372

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?