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Good Eats In Princeton Area? (Within 30 Miles)

chubbywerewolf May 24, 2011 04:14 PM

Going to be passing through Princeton, NJ on Thursday and would love any suggestions for some good eats. Casual dining preferred. I wouldn't mind finding a great hoagie place, but I'm open to all suggestions. Thank you!

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    bakersma RE: chubbywerewolf May 24, 2011 04:54 PM

    Hoagie Haven, 242 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542 - PHONE: (609) 921-7723

    Of course, you will need dessert afterwards so my personal favorite establishment for ice cream is Halo Pub at 9 Hulfish St in Princeton: (609) 921-1710 (I know you only asked about hoagies but couldn't resist & it's not far away


    IMHO both first-rate and good values too ! Have a safe trip.

    Halo Pub
    9 Hulfish St, Princeton, NJ 08542

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      glutton RE: bakersma May 26, 2011 08:09 AM

      I'd rank the Bent Spoon above Halo Pub. Halo is cheaper and has more traditional flavors. Bent Spoon has great quality, though.

      The Bent Spoon
      35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542

      Halo Pub
      9 Hulfish St, Princeton, NJ 08542

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      mickeygee RE: chubbywerewolf May 24, 2011 05:32 PM

      And after the hoagies, stop by the Bent Spoon for ice cream. Just had their strawberry marscapone and nj honey flavors last night. They are in Palmer square-within walking of hoagie haven.

      The Bent Spoon
      35 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542

      1. Bryan Pepperseed RE: chubbywerewolf May 25, 2011 04:48 AM

        Hoagie Haven is good, but no seating availble. I've heard that Georges' Roasters & Ribs (two doors down the street from HH) is better.
        If you're willing to go with a burger instead of a hoagie, the Rocky Hill Inn isn't too far and recently came in fourth in a "top 10 NJ burger" contest.


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          glutton RE: chubbywerewolf May 26, 2011 08:11 AM

          You could also stop by the Nassau Seafood shop, right next to their restaurant (Blue Point Grill). Head to the back of the fish store and there is a counter where you can order fish sandwiches, po' boys, salads, and soup. The food is very good and the prices are fair. Then you can sit outside Blue Point Grill and eat or, if the weather is no good, you can go inside and sit at the restaurnat's tables.

          Blue Point Grill
          258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

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