American Restaurants in Princeton


Agricola Restaurant
11 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542  609-921-2798
In Latin, “Agricola” means “farmer” which embodies Agricola’s farm to table spirit and their dedication to community and comfort. 

Alchemist & Barrister 
28 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542  609-924-5555
~ An old Princeton standby.  American pub with a heated patio and recently renovated dining area that now includes over 35 Craft Beers on Tap!  With a late night menu, the A&B is one of the only local bars and restaurants to stay open till 2am!  Live Entertainment, and take-out Available.

Barley’s Pub & Club Room
Marriott Princeton Hotel & Conference Center at Forrestal, 100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540  609-452-7800
Adjacent to the Marriott Bar, the Club Room is your place to relax, unwind and enjoy a game of billiards.

Big Fish Seafood Bistro
Princeton Market Fair, Rt 1 South, Princeton, NJ 609-919-1179
Popular Seafood Restaurant located in the MarketFair Shopping Center. You will find a fairly lively bar scene in addition to a healthy selection of seafood.

Chuck’s Spring Street Café
16 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 609-921-0027
Buffalo Chicken Wings & assorted sundries. Quirky little joint.  Spicy.  We like it!

Clocktower Cabana Patio Bar
301 N. Harrison St, Princeton Shopping Center, Princeton, NJ
~Outdoor Cabana Bar in the Princeton Shopping Center that makes you feel like you’ve magically escaped to the tropics!  This is a great place to relax while sipping a cocktail and perusing the drink menu of frozen delights, smoothies and iced teas.

Crystal Garden Restaurant
Princeton Hyatt Regency Hotel, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ  609-987-1234
Enjoy a botanical setting while dining or relaxing at our most elegant of Princeton hotels.

Eno Terra
4484 Route 27, Kingston, NJ  609-497-1777
~This Terra Momo owned restaurant, Eno Terra provides a quality dining experience with an emphasis on locally grown foods served in a beautiful setting with a wine list second to none.

Homestate Cafe
Marriott Princeton Hotel & Conference Center at Forrestal
100 College Road East, Princeton, NJ  609-452-7800
~ Homestate Café has daily buffets featuring honest, regional American cooking and healthy recipes with a focus on Jersey fresh ingredients.

Main Street Bistro & Bar
301 N. Harrison St, Princeton, NJ  609-921-2779
Main Street Bistro has been a Princeton Shopping Center institution for the past 20 years.  They have a loyal following of locals here in town and with their awesome pub grub and great beers on tap, we can see why!

Mistral
66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 688-8808
~ Globally-inspired small plates in a serene & modern space with blond wood.

North End Bistro
354 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ  (609) 683-9700 (At the corner of Nassau and Harrison Streets)
~New restaurant serving comfort food comes to the north end of Princeton!  This is a bistro eatery serving the favorite meals you grew up with, no matter where you grew up!  Opening to rave reviews, we recommend you try North End Bistro.

Parallel 40 at Westin Hotel
Princeton Forrestal Village, Rt 1 South, Princeton, NJ  609-452-7900
~ Enjoy a unique experience featuring Global Fusion cuisine.  They bring together uniquely diverse tastes from around the globe and fuse them into a worldly cuisine designed to intrigue and satisfy the adventurous palate.

Quizno’s Subs
301 N. Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 609-279-9100
~Sandwich franchise “dedicated to making Mmmmm…One Sub · Soup · Salad at a time.”

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Princeton Forrestal Village, US Rt 1, Princeton NJ 08540  609-452-0041
~ From humble beginnings on Broad Street in New Orleans to their current position as the world’s largest steak house, Ruth’s Chris Steak House has come quite a long way baby!

Salt Creek Grille
1 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ  609-419-4200
~ Executive Chef Jason Hensle oversees the restaurant’s open, exhibition-style kitchen, featuring a natural mesquite wood grill that adds a subtle, savory flavor to chops, aged steaks, chicken, market-fresh seafood, grilled vegetables, and more.

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill
3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540  (609) 799-2152
Seasonally inspired ingredients at their peak of freshness.  Rustic cooking techniques that bring out natural flavors.  And an ever-changing selection of global wines.  All in a casually sophisticated setting. 

Tiger’s Tale
1290 Route 206, Skillman, NJ (609) 924-0262
~ Just north of Princeton on Route 206, the Tiger’s Tale is worth the trip for tasty comfort food and a popular sports bar.  Tell Holly and Jimmy that “Pops” and Kari sent ya!

TGI Friday’s
Market Fair, Rt 1 South, Princeton, NJ  609-520-0378
~ Cuisine, American.  Ambiance, American yard sale.  Quality, American.  Hey!  It’s a Fridays!

Triumph Brewing Company
138 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ  609-924-7855
Princeton’s first and only micro-brewery, established in 1995.  Eclectic menu gets mixed reviews, but mostly good.  Beers are always first rate thanks to the talents of brewmaster Tom Stevenson.  Atmosphere is a hip-industrial-student-alternative-kind-of-thing. It gets better after a pint or two.

Winberie’s Restaurant & Bar
1 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542  609-921-0700
A casual American bistro serving lunch and dinner including a popular Sunday brunch menu. Includes a full bar with a “local pub” personality.

Yankee Doodle Tap Room in The Nassau Inn
10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ  609-921-7500
The Tap Room is classic Princeton ambiance which is the proud home to the world’s largest Norman Rockwell Mural!  Yep, it’s true!  As you enter you’re greeted by the famous Princeton graduate photo gallery, which displays the likes of Brooke Shields, Michelle Obama and Jimmy Stewart.  Established in 1937, this American establishment is a must-see on your bucket list.  Pssst…and don’t forget to visit the table that Albert Einstein carved his name into.  Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.


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