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Bell's Tavern

183 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1629
+1 609-397-2226
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
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American, Pub, Italian, Bar
$$ - $$$
183 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were on a weekend getaway and were looking for somewhere to eat. We search all over TripAdvisor and yelp. Bell's Tavern was highly recommended to us by our b&b curator! Thank god we went. The food was out of the park....More

Thank zmccarthy1093
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were recommended to Bell's by our B&B host for dinner the night we arrived. It was great! The food was excellent and there was plenty of it. The restaurant was crowded, but the service did not suffer. The food was brought out in a...More

Thank 568AnnMarie
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for somewhere to eat around Lambertville NJ. Bells Tavern, is a great place to stop, service was quick, staff were lovely. And while the portions are more British in size than American, there's enough in a single burger or milkshake for two,...More

Thank Khato1
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Khato1, We are so glad you enjoyed your evening at Bells Tavern during your recent visit to Lambertville. The staff will be so pleased to hear you enjoyed fast and lovely service. Thank you for your kind words and we do hope to see...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Our go to spot for comfort food and cheer.Staff is like family. Cash only but also good value. Parking on street or at Neices.More

Thank ModernCEO
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear ModernCEO, We love to hear that Bell's is your go to spot for comfort food and cheer! Our staff is like family with many working at Bell's for decades and they treasure such loyal customers as yourself and the kind and generous feedback you...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Bell's Tavern is not right along Bridge St, but about a ten minute (half mile) walk up N Union St. We recommend you take the canal trail one way (preferably during daylight) and the N Union St walk the other way. When heading up the...More

Thank Joe_from_Worcester
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Joe, We so appreciate such a positive and detailed review. You provided a lot of good and useful information for potential customers. The Lambertville canal path is a lovely way to get to Bell's. We are pleased you enjoyed our beer selection, bread and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped at Bell's Tavern for a quick dinner on our way home from Philadelphia. It was our first visit. We walked in to the Bar area and it was very noisy. We walked around to the dining area and we were...More

Thank Joan E
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Joan, Thank you for you feedback. I am so glad your enjoyed the food, the service and the value Bell's strives to provide to our customers. Understandably it is difficult to enjoy yourself completely when conversation is a challenge due to the noise level....More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Note - they are cash only! They do have a cash machine but would suggest bringing money with you. Food here is quick, and amazing! Great selection of pastas and entrees. And I have been told the burger here is killer. The back room can...More

Thank Chloe R
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Chloe, Thanks for the great review and taking the time to tell us about your dining experience. We are thrilled you enjoyed the food, service, and our wide array of beer and wine Including 8 beers on tap and over 25 bottles to choose...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great mixed drinks. Very friendly and helpful staff. Had calamari appetizer and couple drinks at the bar and then sat at a table for dinner. Cash only but they do have a full bar. I had the chicken parm which came with a salad and...More

Thank JBFlyin
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Dear Jack, Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your evening at Bell's! I will pass on your kind words to our bar, kitchen and wait staff. The Chicken Parmesan and the Lobster Mac and Cheese are among our customers...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, large portions, friendly staff. Comfortable homey atmosphere, reasonable prices. Menu offers lots of choices.More

Thank MRP18
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Dear MRP18, What a pleasure it is to see your review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive feedback. You capsulized in words exactly what we hope to be to our customers and we truly appreciate that. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Bell's for over 10 years and it always feels like coming home. The specials are always great but so are your standard favorites. This is a really nice bar and pasta kind of place. You HAVE to have the bread pudding!More

Thank jsmcd8218
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Dear jsmcd8218, First let me thank you for over a decade of loyal patronage to Bell's and for your lovely review! We love hearing from our customers that they feel at home and that you enjoy all that Bell's has to offer. The weekly specials...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub, Italian, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1629
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-2226
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