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Chauncey Hotel, Conference Center, and Laurie House


609-921-3600

Chauncey is the perfect place to gather with friends for a meal. Guests can enjoy casual elegance in the Solomon Dining Room as well as the relaxed atmosphere of new Cbar & Lounge. And festive special events- from outdoor barbecues to elegant receptions-are our specialty. The Solomon Room, Chauncey's main dining room, has expansive windows that look onto tranquil views of the lake, lawn and gardens. The Executive Chef uses local artesian products and produce, fresh herbs from his garden located on the grounds (seasonal). The Cbar features casual fare and beverage service in a lively bistro atmosphere overlooking the lake and grounds and has indoor and outdoor (seasonal) seating. Gather with friends in the Cbar and join us for our version of Happy Hour...we call it "Hungry Hour" and enjoy half price appetizers from the bar menu! Offered Monday - Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Agricola Eatery


609-921-2798


In Latin, “Agricola” means “farmer” which embodies our farm to table spirit and our dedication to community and comfort. There is nothing we enjoy more than gathering old friends and new around a big table and serving up a carefully crafted meal. Using fresh local ingredients from our very own Great Road Farm as well as from other neighboring providers, we serve food that brings people together to laugh, share and celebrate. Making and eating good food makes us happy and we want to share that with you. We invite you to savor all your moments, be they big or small, with us. Every day is an occasion to celebrate, to gather together and to enjoy delicious food. Come join us at our table; lets eat together.

 Bar     Bar Menu     Brunch     Dinner     Locally Grown     Lunch    Chefs Table    Cocktails    Farm to Table    Happy Hour    Private Dining    Vegan  

Roots Ocean Prime


609-772-4934


Located on Princeton University's beautiful campus - come dine at Harvest Restaurants fourth Roots location!

Newly opened in the old Cargot location, Roots Ocean Prime serves lunch and dinner with an emphasis on Seafood and Steak. A beautifully decorated space that brings back memories of classic steakhouses - when men were men and martinis were MARTINIS. Generous portions make for wonderful left-overs. Perfect for date night or closing a deal.

Roots Ocean Prime, 98 University Place, Princeton. Monday through Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 609-772-4934

 Bar     Steak    Chops    Cocktails    Lunch    Seafood  

The Dinky Bar & Kitchen


609-423-2188


The Dinky Bar & Kitchen is a welcoming and simple bar offering locally sourced, ingredient-driven snacks, small plates and more. Whether meeting an old friend for a drink, gathering after work for a few laughs, or grabbing a bite before the theater, the Dinky is a comfortable gathering place where you will enjoy honest fare, good drink and warm hospitality.

Inspired by the building's former use as a train station on Princeton's famous "Dinky Line," The Dinky Bar & Kitchen is designed as a comfortable gathering place for solo diners as well as groups.

Dinky is now serving breakfast, Monday-Sunday 8am-11am.

 Bar     Beer     Dinner     Locally Grown     Small Plates     Sushi     Wine    Bar Menu    Breakfast    Cocktails    Happy Hour    Outdoor Dining  

Brick Farm Tavern


609-333-9200


The Brick Farm Tavern offers a truly authentic farm-to-table experience in the heart of Hopewell, NJ. Chef Max Hosey has created lunch, dinner and happy hour menus highlighting flavors from our livestock farm, Double Brook Farm, as well as local growers of produce, grains, foraged edibles and NJ-based Local 130 Seafood. The bar is also a reflection of terroir; using ingredients with house made seasonal cocktails, Troon beer and Sourland Mountain Spirits created on premises, and a variety of wines to suit any palate. Whether you are in the bar, the dining room, at the chef's table or having an event in a private room, the renovated 1800s Tavern farmhouse is an inviting venue to celebrate and connect.

Tavern Hours: Dinner Tuesday - Saturday (5:00-9:30pm) Sunday Dinner (5:00-8:00pm), Lunch Fri, Sat, Sun (11:30am-2:30pm), Happy Hour Tues-Fri (5:00-6:30pm), Bar Tues-Fri (Open 'til 10:00pm), Saturday (Open 'til 11:00pm) Sunday (Open 'til 9:00pm)

 Bar     Bar Menu     Catering     Chefs Table     Dinner     Locally Grown     Lunch     Organic     Private Dining     Private Rooms    Cocktails    Farm to Table    Outdoor Dining  

The Peacock Inn


609-924-1707


The Peacock Inn, an iconic Princeton landmark under new ownership, is the only boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant in the heart of downtown Princeton and just walking distance to Princeton University. In operation since 1911, The Peacock Inn is a renovated 18th century colonial mansion with a storied history as a gathering place for great minds, including Albert Einstein and F. Scott Fitzgerald. The fine dining restaurant has an extensive, well-curated wine list and a sparkling champagne bar that received a Zagat rating of 26 for food, ambiance and service, and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence three years in a row. New menus feature "American mosaic cooking", with fresh, seasonal ingredients including locally-farmed produce and aquaculture. The Peacock Inn Restaurant is open 7 days a week and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. and daily Afternoon Tea seating's from 2pm - 4pm by reservation.

 Afternoon Tea     Bar     Cocktails     Dinner     Lunch    Breakfast    Brunch    Sunday Brunch  

Mistral


609-688-8808


Located in the heart of downtown Princeton, Mistral, with its fast pace and energetic vibe, offers a stunning mix of taste, style and atmosphere.

At Mistral, chef de cuisine Ben Nerenhausen consistently turns out inventive cuisine that's intended to be savored and shared amongst friends. He takes lead from the Earth when developing Mistral's menu, expressing seasonal ingredients in fresh and inventive ways and executes dishes that are as visually inviting as they are delicious. In Spring 2015, New York Magazine's "Grub Street" included Mistral in its piece "103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right Now," which showcased the 'splendor' and 'eye-popping precision' dispatched by the team.

In May 2015, Mistral expanded its offering to include a full service bar, with a diverse offering of craft beers, wines and cocktails masterminded by the restaurant's lead mixologist, Jamie Dodge.

 Bar     Brunch     Wine    Cocktails    Contemporary American    Happy Hour    Outdoor Dining    Small Plates    Vegan  

The Meeting House


609-436-7891

Newly opened in Princeton and sure to be a mainstay, The Meeting House is a restaurant and bar offering simple American cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The bar offers a seasonal cocktail menu, locally brewed beers and well-curated list of new- and old-world wines. The owners, husband and wife and Princeton residents Amar Gautam and Amanda Maher, set out to create their favorite place—a place where they could dine out with friends one night and enjoy a lively family meal with their three young kids the next.

Only a hop, skip, and jump from downtown Princeton, we are currently taking reservations for dinner and brunch on weekends or just come by for some drinks and something delicious off our bar menu!

Closed Mondays

 Bar Menu     Brunch    Cocktails    Dinner    Free Parking    Kid Friendly  

INC American Bar & Kitchen

302 George Street New Brunswick NJ 08903

732-640-0553


 Bar     Cocktails    American  

Petrock's Bar and Grille

419 Amwell Road Belle Meade NJ 08502

908-359-2344


 Seafood    Burgers    Cocktails    Outdoor Dining    Steak  

Seasons 52

3535 US Highway 1 Princeton NJ 08540

609-799-2152


 American     Cocktails     Dinner     Lunch     Steak     Wine Bar    Bar    Gluten Free    Vegan  

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