The 12 Best Restaurants in Princeton


With a world-class university complete with a superb art museum open to the public, historic sites (Einstein’s home, Revolutionary War Battlefield Park), a top-ranked theater company (McCarter), nearby lakes, churches and parks, Princeton can fill a visitor’s day many times over. You will work up an appetite. Fortunately, the restaurant scene is varied and vibrant, from student faves to some of the top restaurants in NJM’s annual rankings.

Here are our 12 top picks for the best restaurants in Princeton, in alphabetical order.

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