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Starliner Diner

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4121 Main Street, Hilliard, OH 43026-1501
+1 614-529-1198
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Grove City, Ohio
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The meal was wonderful (pork enchilada)! The atmosphere was rather funky and cool and all three of us like the experience

Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has great food. Generous portions and a good location. It's a little out of the way from Columbus but it is a very worthwhile journey. If you like a Cuban or Creole flair this is the place for you.

Thank David S
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This diner isn't large, so we about 45 minute wait late on a Saturday evening (4 people), but it sure was worth it! First time trying the place, and they had run out of a few of our choices. But we were flexible, so just made 2nd choices. We all loved our dinners! I can only imagine how good the... More 

Thank veryexcitedKy
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like the Starliner Diner especially since they moved. I have always enjoyed the menu and quirkiness of the staff and operation. The new location is very nice. I believe you will enjoy the atmosphere and your meal.

Thank queking
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice staff, and the food was ok, but I didn't care much for the décor/atmosphere. I went at lunchtime, and probably should have been more familiar with Cuban cuisine. I ordered the jalapeno soup (special of the day), and they brought what resembled cold and thick gravy (slightly spicy) with a strong onion flavor served with a slice of... More 

Thank the_crooner
Harrison Township, Michigan
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418 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Good Cuban choices with some daily specials too. Good service and modest prices. I love the plantains!

Thank Scott R
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here about once a week. They have a unique menu offering delicious meals. But if you really want the best, order anything on their nightly specials list! If you like black beans and rice, they have the best in town (my standard side dish, regardless of what I order) and their Cuban Bread is fantastic. The place would... More 

Thank Adamstr7
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique dining, great menu but the food is even better. I miss the old location, but, the new location is growing on me. Time to go back and really enjoy it!

Thank David Y
Hilliard, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st time Starliner Diner and was not disappointed...very good, very friendly staff, busy but got seated in good time...will go back soon!

Thank G9571XKchrisr
Hilliard, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great service and fun atmosphere. They have daily specials that are budgt friendly. The portions are HUGE! Only negative thing to say is limited parking.

Thank sam1988101

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Latin, Diner, American, Cuban, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4121 Main Street, Hilliard, OH 43026-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Hilliard
  • Phone Number: +1 614-529-1198

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