Scroll To Top
Dining Guide Home Page
Dining Blog

Princeton, NJ Dining Blog

Each JM Group company (Witherspoon Grill, Blue Point Grill, Princeton Farmers' Market, & Nassau Street Seafood) will provide at least one blog post per month (4 per month minimum) on various food-related topics. Focus to include food/dining, sustainability, seafood/fishing, farming (produce & animals), recipes relevant to subject matter, and special food events in downtown Princeton.

Most recent posting below. See other blogs in the "Other Blogs" section at the bottom.

Where to Go and What to Eat on New Years Eve in Princeton

Where to Go and What to Eat on New Years Eve in Princeton

New Year's Eve is almost here and we are ready to bid 2020 a fine farewell! We've rounded up where you can get delicious meals to go -- or dine in -- around the Princeton region this NYE.



The Blue Bottle Cafe

101 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ

The Blue Bottle Cafe is offering a 3-course New Years Eve Prix Fixe, available for take out only.  Items include Chef's Amuse Bouche, a selection of Crab Cake, Blue Bottle Salad, Potato Gnocchi for the 2nd course, Filet Mignon, Halibut or Pekin Duck Breast for the 3rd. There is also a selection of desserts. The cost is $75/pp and there is limited availability. You must pickup 12/31 5:30PM-8PM. There is also a Snack & Share Menu which includes a variety of appetizers like Wild Domestic Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Rolls, Mini Crabcakes, Duck Confit and many more, all ala carte. To order, call 609-333-1710 or text 609-333-6910. Orders must be placed by 5PM on 12/29. You can find more at


Terra Momo

29 Hulfish Street, Princeton

What’s the Deal: Prepared by Mediterra’s chefs and made with fresh, local ingredients, Terra Momo’s New Years Eve Box is $150 and is ready to heat and serve. The box generously serves 4 people. Course include options like Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Foie Gras, Truffle Cacio e Pepe, Braised Short Rib and Pink Champagne Panna Cotta. You can find more here.


Local Greek

44 Leigh Ave, Princeton

Local Greek has a New Years Eve To Go Package which for $250 includes a package that serves 6-8 people. The package includes items like Village Salad, Mixed Meze Platter, Greek Spreads, Pita, Chicken Souvlaki, Lamb Souvlaki, Shrimp Souvlaki… Homestyle Spinach Pie and much more. You need to order by phone by 12/30. 609-285-2969. They will be open New Years Eve and Day 5-9 PM. Give them a call or reserve directly through Opentable. 


Lucy's Kitchen

830 State Road, Princeton 

Lucy's has a long list of appetizers (like spinach feta filo triangles, frozen risotto balls, mini baked brie with apple chutney), vegetables & sides (like Lucy's mac & cheese, creamed spinach casserole, roasted fingerling potatoes), entrees (lobster mac & cheese, cedar salmon platter, oven ready surf & turf for 2) and pies, breads & desserts. You can also shop wine from their website.


D I N E  I N 

Blooming Grove Inn

234 W Upper Ferry Rd, Ewing Township

The cozy Victorian mansion-turned restaurant will be seating from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on New Year's Eve, featuring the menu like chilled seafood platter, pork wontons, escargot, lobster gnocchi, caramelized sea scallops, surf & turf, sauteed halibut, sauteed salmn, grilled flat iron steak and more.  For takeout, they are offering a particular menu. 

For takeout, place your orders by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 30th. ?Call 609-882-1150 to order.   You can find a full menu and offerings on their website.



66 Witherspoon St, Princeton

Cheers to this year’s most memorable moments and to all that 2021 holds this New Year’s Eve with Mistral. Bid adieu to 2020 with Chef Joe Mooney’s delicious three-course menu offered at $69 per guest.  This years dinner menu can be paired with a $30 (optional) wine pairing to complete the meal. Find more information on their website.



21 Phillips Ave Lawrenceville

Vidalia, a BYOB Italian bistro where you can dine on the garden patio or in the cozy interior, has a fully heated outdoor setting, indoor seating and take out. The menu includes Filet Mignon Puff Pastry, Calamari fra Diablo, Stuffed Vidalia Onion, Pork Rib Chop Fumato, Seafood Risotto and much more. You can book your reservation on their website or call them 609-896-4444


Witherspoon Grill

57 Witherspoon St, Princeton

The Witherspoon Grill is offering Curbside Pickup and reservations to dine. Their outdoor dining space is socially distanced and features patio heaters for each table.


The Peacock Inn

Spend New Year’s Eve at the Inn and enjoy champagne & chocolate covered strawberries in your room, and dinner & brunch for two at The Perch. Call them at 609-924-1707 for more information. Rooms start at $699; visit the website for room details. The offer is valid for New Years Eve only.


How will you be ringing in the New Year??

Add a Comment

Other Blogs

What to Get for The Big Game in Princeton

What to Get for The Big Game in Princeton Jammin Crepes will have quarts of grass-fed beef & black bean chili with house-baked buttermilk cornbread and all the fixings.

2021 May Today
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31