Where to Eat

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Restaurants in Princeton

Ajihei
11 Chambers Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 252-1158
Fresh sushi with a small intimate restaurant just off Nassau Street.

Agricola Eatery (One of our favorites!)
11 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-2798
Creative farm to table fare with an open kitchen and lovely atmosphere.

Athleta
3535 US-1 Suite 342, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 452-0372
Chain retailer for trendy sportswear & accessories for women, offering gear, swimsuits & more.

Alchemist & Barrister (known locally as the A&B)
28  Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-5555
American (traditional), Pub Food with live music on Thursday and Sunday nights!

Blue Mercury
72 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 497-9100
Bluemercury is a leading luxury beauty retailer offering the best cosmetics, skin care, makeup, perfume, hair, and bath and body.

Blue Point Grill
258 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-1211
Offering an extensive menu of fresh seafood and a relaxing place to enjoy a good meal!

Bon Appetit
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 924-7755
European style market and cafe with a fantastic selection of cheeses, chocolates, imported specialty foods, fresh pastries, fresh bread, prepared foods, and sandwiches.

Cafe Vienna
200 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-5100
Classy cafe offering American & Viennese-style omelets, sandwiches & desserts, plus outdoor seats.

Cargot Brassiere (One of our favorites!)
98 University Pl, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 772-4934
Neighborhood bistro for French-inspired fare served inside a historic train depot with a patio.

Chopt Creative Salad Co. (One of our favorites!)
301 N Harrison St #25, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 356-0035
Counter-serve chain where guests create their own delicious salads or wraps from a large array of ingredients.

Chez Alice
5 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-6760
Gourmet cafe and bakery and a great place to meet for a coffee and a bite to eat!

Chennai Chimney
19 Chambers Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 608-0104
Tasty food, specializing in Indian Chennai cuisine.

Chipotle 
3524 US-1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 228-6952
Fast-food chain offering Mexican fare, including design-your-own burritos, tacos & bowls.

Chuck’s Spring Street Cafe
16 Spring Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 921-0027
Best known for their wings.

Conte’s Pizza
339 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-8041
A no-frills pizza joint with great thin crust za! Closed on Sunday.

Cross Culture
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 688-9400
Delicious Indian cuisine.

D’Angelo’s Italian Market
35 Spring Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-0404
Purveyors of fine Italian cuisine and a great place to pick up last minute groceries or if you’re not in the mood to cook, a delicious pre-made dinner!

Despana
253A Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / 609-921-2992
Finest foods and tapas from Spain.

Dinky Bar & Kitchen (One of our favorites!)
94 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 423-2188
Great bar with excellent drink selections and yummy light bites. It’s in the former train station where the Dinky used to connect to the main line in Princeton Junction. Fun place to meet for drinks or catch a bite before or after a show at McCarter Theatre.

Elements
66 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-0078
Calling all foodies! A gorgeous upscale restaurant that shouldn’t be missed.

Frutta Bowls
142 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 212-2188
Following the new Acai phenomenon, this delicious cafe serves amazing acai, pitaya, kale, and oatmeal bowls with smoothies and avocado toats that are to die for.

Halo Pub Ice Cream
9 Hulfish St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-1710
The casual, rustic spot known for coffee & ice cream made from milk from its own dairy.

Hoagie Haven
242 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-7723
A true Princeton classic. If you show up on a Saturday afternoon, you might get the impression the place is a cure-all for hangovers!

Jammin Crepes (One of our favorites!)
20 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-5387
Delicious sweet and savory crepes. Don’t miss this one, it’s fantastic!

Jules Pizza (One of our favorites!)
18 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 759-0082
Thin crust pizza made with the freshest ingredients, three types of organic crusts (one of which is gluten-free), and many options for meat, vegetarian and vegan. A great place to take the whole family for a quick bite.

Noodle House Kungfu Tea
80 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 688-0108
Compact, relaxed eatery serving Pan-Asian food, plus milk teas, slushes, punches & classic teas.

La Mezzaluna Restaurant
25 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 688-8515
Regional Italian cuisine.

Lan Ramen
4 Hulfish St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 356-0383
Lan Ramen is a cozy Chinese restaurant in Princeton. Stop by and savor our comfort food or signature desserts in a hip setting. Call us or come by to ask about takeout.

Lillipies
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 423-2100
Bakery specializing in making things throughout the day in small batches. They use the finest ingredients, including locally sourced fruit, and always bake from scratch.

Local Greek (One of our favorites!)
44 Leigh Ave, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 285-2969
Local Greek is your place to gather with family, friends, and neighbors to share simple dishes, big flavors, and new-old tradition. We welcome you to enjoy authentic tapas, decadent pastries and imported specialty goods that bring the tastes of Greece close to home.

Lucy’s Ravioli Kitchen and Market
830 State Road (Route 206), Princeton NJ, 08540 / (609) 924-6881
Delicious pasta and sauces along with scrumptious prepared foods.  Catering is also available.

Mamoun’s Falafel
20 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 454-5936
Longtime local Middle Eastern chain serving falafel, shawarma, kebabs & more in a traditional space.

Mediterra
29 Hulfish Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 252-9680
Upscale Casual, Cuisine of the 21 Countries Surrounding the Mediterranean.

Milk and Cookies
14 Chambers St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (603) 266-5437
As stated on the yelp page “Cookies and milk: It’s a classic duo and one that’s always served with love. And, it just happens to be our specialty. We bake fresh cookies every day and serve them with ice-cold milk (whatever kind you want”

Mistral (One of our favorites!)
66 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 688-8808
Fresh, vibrant local fare with an international flavor.

Mo C Mo C 
14 South Tulane Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 688-8788
Japanese cuisine and good fresh sushi.

Nomad Pizza (One of our favorites!)
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540  / (609) 285-5187
Neapolitan pizza cooked to perfection in a  wood-fired oven at 850 degrees.

Olive’s
22 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-1569
Delicious homemade foods and bakery items for taking out. Catering services are also available. A local favorite for a quick and healthy lunch!

Panera
136 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 683-5222
Counter-serve bakery/cafe chain serving sandwiches, salads & more, known for its bread & free WiFi.

Peacock Inn 
20 Bayard Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 924-1707
An upscale hotel set on a tree-lined street, this upscale hotel in a colonial-style mansion dating to the 18th century with an elegant restaurant with 1930s artwork and murals serves contemporary American cuisine with a chic bar and a furnished veranda.

Pj’s Pancake House
154 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-1353
Delicious fluffy pancakes and some of the best hash browns around. Best to arrive early on the weekends because there is always a line!

Princeton Pi & Yogurt Cafe
84 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-5515
Pizza, subs, salads and more!

Princeton Soup and Sandwich Company
30 Palmer Square East, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 497-0008
Great soups and sandwiches, good for a quick lunch. Lots of good vegetarian options!

Qdoba 
140 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-2031
A chain of fast casual restaurants serving delicious Mexican-style cuisine.

Roots
3495 US-1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 799-8858
Contemporary eatery serving sushi & simple Asian fusion dishes such as ramen soups & dim sum.

Rojo Roasters
33 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-7600
Coffee specialist & roaster dispensing beverages made with sustainable beans, plus baked goods.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
2 Village Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 452-0041
The outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting

Salt Creek Grille
One Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 419-4200
Upscale, yet casual American-themed grille

Say Cheez Cafe
183D Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-2454
Counter-serve diner offering macaroni & cheese, melted cheese sandwiches & other comfort foods.

Small World Coffee (One of our favorites!)
14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-4377 x2
254 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-4377 x3
Best coffee in town and yummy lite bites! Come on Saturday night for live music and stop in anytime to see featured work of local artists.

Shanghai Park Restaurant
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 924-8001
Shanghai Cuisine and Japanese Sushi. Lots of vegetarian options!

Surf Taco
301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 285-2680
Relaxed chain serving seafood tacos, chicken wraps & other Californian-Mexican fares, plus smoothies.

Sweetberry Bowls (One of our favorites!)
301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 356-0165
Delicious Healthy Food Serving Acai Bowls, Salads, Wraps, Smoothies, Oatmeal, Poke Bowls, Coffee.

Terra Momo Bread Company
74 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 688-0188
Artisan bread and baked goods. All made by hand and freshly baked daily in a stone-hearth oven.

Teresa Caffe (One of our favorites!)
23 Palmer Square East, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 821-1974
Simple Italian fare with delicious pasta and pizza!

The Bent Spoon
35 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-2368
Inventive ice cream made from organic ingredients along with baked sweets in a compact setting.

The Pho Spot (One of our favorites!)
301 N Harrison St Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 356-0064
A Vietnamese style restaurant with amazing to die for pho that is perfect for a cold winter day or a sick day at the house

Thomas Sweeet Chocolate (One of our favorites!)
29 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-7222
Since 1979, Thomas Sweet Chocolate has specialized in crafting delicious chocolate pieces and creative molds for our customers.  Chocolates are made fresh daily in the store, so there is always something new and delicious to discover.
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream
183 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 683-8720
Thomas Sweet, a Princeton tradition since 1979, manufactures super-premium ice cream. Our ice cream is made in our store daily using the best ingredients available.

Tico Eatery and Juice Bar (One of our favorites!)
33 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 252-0300
Delicious, healthy food including freshly-made smoothies juices and delicious acai bowls.

Tiger Noodles
260 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 252-0663
Traditional Chinese cuisine.

Tortuga’s Mexican Village
41 Leigh Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-5143
Authentic Mexican cuisine at a great price! BYOB

Trattoria Procaccini
354 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 683-9700
“A natural Italian kitchen.”

Triumph Brewing Company
138 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-7855
American (Traditional), Eclectic / International. Great craft beer and live music Friday and Saturday Nights!

Winberie’s Restaurant & Bar
1 Palmer Square East, Princeton, NJ 08542/ (609) 921-0700
American Bistro.

Witherspoon Grill
57 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 924-6011
Upscale Seafood and Steakhouse with a beautiful bar!

Yankee Doodle Tap Room
10 Palmer Square East, Princeton, NJ 08542 / (609) 921-7500
American (Traditional), Pub Food. Located in the Nassau Inn. Nice bar and outside seating!

Restaurants at Market Fair

Bahama Breeze
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540  / (609) 799-3808
Laid-back chain eatery featuring Caribbean entrees & tropical cocktails amid beachy decor.

Bobby’s Burger Palace (One of our favorites!)
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 910-0182
Great hamburgers, hand cut fries, and killer milkshakes. It’s the perfect stop before/after the cinema.

Brick House Tavern and Tap
3569 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 520-9866
Modern sports-pub chain boasting recliners plus high-concept bar food & a huge selection of beer.

Corner Bakery Cafe
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 951-0139
An American chain of cafes that specialize in pastries, bread, breakfast dishes, gourmet sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, and pasta

PF Chang’s China Bistro
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 799-5163
Chinese. Great for a night out or delicious take out!

Qdoba 
3535 US-1 Suite 179, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 378-3109
A chain of fast casual restaurants serving delicious Mexican-style cuisine.

Seasons 52 (One of our favorites!)
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 799-2152
Great place for a casual lunch or dinner with 52 wines by the glass to choose from.

TGI Fridays
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540 / (609) 520-0378
Casual chain restaurant with a festive vibe serving beer, cocktails & a wide menu of American fare.

Restaurants in Hopewell

Antimo’s Italian Kitchen
52 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-3333
Casual, Family friendly dining in Hopewell, NJ. Minutes away from Princeton, Flemington, Pennington, & Montgomery.

Boro Bean
9 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-6681
Quaint, mom-&-pop fixture offering espresso drinks, pastries & cafe meals in a cheerful atmosphere.

Brick Farm Market (One of our favorites!)
65 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-6500
A Hip store in a historic building with gourmet groceries, an eco-friendly butcher shop & a cafe, owned by the same people that created the famous Brick Farm Tavern.

Brick Farm Tavern (One of our favorites!)
130 Hopewell Rocky Hill Road / (609) 333-9200
People travel from far and wide to go to this genuinely authentic farm to table restaurant! For a better idea of just how fabulous it is, read the NY Times review.

Hillbilly Hall
203 Hopewell Wertsville Rd, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-9856
Quiet out of the way place with cold beer and fun staff

Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn
15 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-9889
Relaxed eatery with a Tudor-style interior offering Hungarian dishes such as veal paprika & goulash.

Nomad Pizza (One of our favorites!)
Hopewell
10 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525  / (609) 466-6623
Neapolitan pizza cooked to perfection in a  wood-fired oven at 850 degrees.

Orlando’s Cafe
310 NJ-31 S, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 333-0777
A restaurant with a great local feeling and absolutely delicious food with a warm friendly feeling.

Pheasant Grill
84 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-7500
Casual counter offering prepared meat entrees & sides, plus sandwiches, salads & pastries.

Tomatillos Hopewell
21 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 / (609) 466-0001
Delicious, fresh, homemade family food with that melt your tastebuds

The Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street / (609) 333-1710
Cozy bistro with country-cafe decor offering New American dishes made with local ingredients. BYOB.

Restaurants in Kingston

Eno Terra
4484 Rt. 27, Kingston, NJ 08528  / (609) 477-1777
Eno Terra is located just outside Princeton in Kingston and is worth the detour! Their motto is “eat local drink global,” and they do it beautifully. Italian food with only the best local ingredients and a beautiful wine selection from around the world.

Osteria Procaccini (One of our favorites!)
Kingston
4428 NJ-27, Kingston, NJ 08528 / (609) 688-0007
Unpretentious, warm find for Neapolitan-style pizzas, plus Italian antipasti & panini; BYOB.

Restaurants in Lawrenceville

Acacia
2637 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 / (609) 895-9885
White-tablecloth eatery offering creative New American dishes & a BYOB policy.

Amalfi Cuisine
146 Lawrenceville Pennington Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 / (609) 912-1599
Great food that has the flavors of the Amalfi coast that has live music on Saturday’s

Chambers Walk and Cafe and Catering
2667 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 / (609) 896-5995
American eats are served at this BYOB bistro with sidewalk seating & live entertainment on weekends.

Fedora Cafe
2633 Main St, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 / (609) 895-0844
Global comfort food & designer special-occasion cakes presented in a funky, coffee-shop setting.

Halo Farm
970 Spruce St, Trenton, NJ 08648 / (609) 695-3311
Halo Farm is the location where the magical ice cream is created, which is served at halo pub

Maidenhead Bagel Co.
2645 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 / (609) 219-9292
The best bagels in the Lawrenceville area where Everyone loves getting their favorite bagels and donuts.

The Gingered Peach Bakery (One of our favorites!)
2 Gordon Ave, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 / (609) 896-5848
Quaint bake shop featuring custom cakes, breakfast pastries & other goodies in a comfy ambiance.

TJ’s Pizza and Pasta
2661 Main St, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 / (609) 896-0440
TJ’s Pizza & Pasta has an authentic Italian food menu in a casual dining atmosphere.

Vidalia Restaurant and Catering
1072, 21 Phillips Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 / (609) 896-4444
Guests at this BYOB Italian bistro can dine on the garden patio or in the cozy interior.

WildFlour Bakery & Cafe
2691 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 / (609) 620-1100
Gluten-free bread, crêpes & cakes, plus vegan options & a weekend brunch, in a Victorian home.

Restaurants in Pennington

Bonne Assiette
23 W Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 737-7174
Bonne Assiette has great food with very reasonable prices for fabulous food

Cugino’s Italian Market
147 W Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 730-4100
Cugino’s Italian Market is home to all sorts of fresh options and indulgences, including decadent, truffle-laced cheeses, and aged oils.

Emily’s Cafe and Catering
9 N Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 730-1010
Light American breakfast & lunch fare like quiche, wraps, soups & salads prepped in quaint environs.

Osteria Procaccini (One of our favorites!)
Pennington
7 Tree Farm Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 303-0625
Unpretentious, warm find for Neapolitan-style pizzas, plus Italian antipasti & panini; BYOB.

Rita’s Italian Ice
South Store F, 25 NJ-31, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 737-9001
Italian ices & frozen custards star at this counter-serve chain with a range of other cold treats.

Sumo Sushi
12 S Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 737-8788
Casual spot offering Thai, Korean, Japanese & Chinese dishes, plus a BYOB policy.

Villa Francesco’s
21 NJ-31, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 730-0681
Villa Francesco’s is a nice comfortable place to enjoy a little bit of Italy made the ole’ fashioned way that is always homemade every day starting with only the freshest ingredients.

Vito’s Pizza
4 N Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 737-8520
Spacious corner pizzeria also offering calzones & cannoli plus sidewalk seating.

Wildflowers Restaurant
Circle, 2572 NJ-31, Pennington, NJ 08534 / (609) 737-2392
Low-key watering hole offering American pub grub along with over a dozen beers on tap & live music.

Restaurants in Rocky Hill

ONE 53 (One of our favorites!)
153 Washington St, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 / (609) 921-0153
American dishes made using farm-fresh ingredients. Great bar with yummy drinks too!

Rocky Hill Inn & Tavern
137 Washington St, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 / (609) 683-8930
A historic Colonial inn houses this gastropub with multiple rooms, craft beers & American cuisine.

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Sig & Syl

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