Hampton Diner (Newton, NJ)

Hampton Diner Newton NJ

Hampton Diner (Newton, New Jersey)

Lately, I’ve been to a lot of North Jersey Diners.  The Hampton Diner in Newton, New Jersey has been on my to-do list for a while. However, the Hampton Diner is almost 2 hours from my house.  I could drive there and back, but it would be a 4 hour day and between tolls, not my cheapest endeavor.  So finally, when I was already in the area, I stopped by.  Surprisingly, the Hampton Diner is not in “Hampton” but Newton, NJ.  To my knowledge, there is not actually a “Newton Diner.”

Hampton Diner Atmosphere: B

The Hampton Diner is a big, normal building.  While it’s decorated, it almost feels as though it’s missing a sign at the top.  There is a street sign, but it needs an actual sign inside.  The inside is large with plenty of booths, tables, and a full-length bar.

Coffee: A

The coffee at the Hampton Diner was good.  It wasn’t the best I’ve had; however, it was often refilled. When I needed a refill, no less than three servers asked.  How awesome is that? I have no complaints. Hampton Diner Newton NJ

Service: A

The service at the Hampton Diner was at the top.  As mentioned, when I needed more coffee or beverage refills, I was asked by three different people.  The food came out quickly too.  It was in the top 10% of diner services I’ve had.

Food: B

The Hampton Diner menu has plenty of options.  The Hampton Diner has one of the bigger diner menus I’ve seen.  There are plenty of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options.

I’ve heard positive things about the Hampton Diner pancakes, so I ordered banana pancakes.  They weren’t terrible, but they weren’t life-changing either.  They were light and fluffy and had several bananas chunks mixed in.  Plus they were each about the size of my hand.

Hampton Diner Newton NJ
My apologies for the lighting situation there

Cost: $

For the pancakes and coffee, the cost was $11.  Not a bad price.

Thoughts/Would I Come Back to the Hampton Diner (Newton, New Jersey)?

I enjoyed the Hampton Diner (Newton New, Jersey).  It wasn’t my favorite diner but not a bad stop either.  When I’m back in town, I will go back.  I will say the service was excellent and it was worth the stop for that alone.

Atmosphere: B
Coffee: A
Service: A
Food: B
Price: $8-12
Overall: A

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  1. I love it when I get good service and refills at a restaurant. The best pancakes I’ve had lately were the America Pancakes at Moe’s after a Sunday run… red (strawberries), white (chocolate chips), and blueberries! They were delicious!

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