Silver Coin Diner – Hammonton, NJ

Diner Nation

This week, Joe and I stayed close to home and visited the Silver Coin Diner on Route 30 in Hammonton, NJ. The menu is about 7 pages including a full list of chef specialties. Honestly, you can get anything from a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to lobster at the Silver Coin. How’s that for full service!

It was hard to decide. I usually have a standard egg plate but I was craving something different. Not really anything specific…just not eggs.

Joe is so much better at making decisions like this. After ordering our coffee, I got to work on trying to narrow down what I might be in the mood for. Joe, on the other hand, knew the menu back and forth, having grown up in Hammonton with the Silver Coin serving as his base of operations since college. He has his standard plates as well, but decided on…

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