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Bell's Tavern

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183 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530
+1 609-397-2226
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Showed up at 5:15 with lots of tables open. We were a party of five and the hostess kept seating tables if two and three until the place was full. We were still waiting at 6pm. We've been coming here for 15 years but this place has gone down hill over the past couple of years. Not worth it any... More 

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1 Thank gmoney99
egg harbor township
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was excellent small local restaurant. Get there on the early side 530. It gets crowded way fast. Good food good service!

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Thank kidkeeper89
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Kidkeeper89, Thank you for your excellent review and taking the time to do so. The kitchen and wait staff are always grateful to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. It will be our pleasure to see you again soon! Sincerely, Maryellen Zingarini Bells Tavern More 

philly,pa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place because it's hometown appeal. It doesn't feel like a tourist place in Lambertville. We sat at the bar and ordered drinks and then dinner. We were never rushed ever to leave. The food was very good. I had the Salmon special and my husband had pasta. The salmon done just right. The drinks are always pleasant... More 

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Thank minnielang
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Minnielang, We so appreciate the time you took to tell us how much you enjoyed your recent dinner at Bells! Our specials are a great way for Chef Paul to showcase local and seasonal ingredients. It will be a pleasure to pass on your kind words and praise to our staff. Hope we see you again soon! Many thanks,... More 

Penndel, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoy dining at this place! The staff is friendly and the food is delicious. The Chicken Milanese is excellent! They offer a variety of pasta dishes which are available in half portions. We like order a few different ones to share. This is one of favorite places in Lambertville.

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Thank bubby0904
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Bubby0904, Thank you so much for your kind review and taking the time to do so. Chef Paul will be so glad to hear you loved the the Chicken Milanese and the staff will be so happy to hear your positive comments. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon! All our best, Maryellen Zingarini Bells Tavern More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is my favorite place to eat in Lambertville. The food is always great, and the prices are very reasonable. The staff is always friendly and it's a very comfortable place to eat. The dining room is adorned with original artwork by local artists, which is always a treat. Bring cash, Bell's doesn't accept credit cards.

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Thank Joe K
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Joe, We are delighted to hear that Bell's is your favorite place to eat in Lambertville! Our goal is to give our customers great food and drink at affordable prices in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We are so fortunate to be able to showcase the artwork of the many talented artists that live in the Lambertville area. Thank... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was over priced... The cost for a beer and a mojito was $19. Bartender did not give us the bill and just verbally told us. The food is just boring and sloppy. I have had the bruschetta and house salad.There are better places to eat in Lambertville.

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1 Thank Linda D
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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167 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Maybe it was an off night, but we came here ready to enjoy a casual dinner at the bar; we sat there at the bar for at least 10 minutes without anyone taking our drink order. The place was warm, as if the AC was broken. It was busy but not so crazy busy that at least one person could... More 

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Thank Tess K
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Tess, I am so sorry to learn about your recent experience at Bell's. You were correct in assuming the air conditioner wasn't working properly on the night you visited. Although its too late for your visit, I wanted to let you know we are in the process of upgrading our aging air and heating system. I also share in... More 

Manasquan
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I've eaten here to many times to count over the past 25 plus years. It has always been delicious and enjoyable. But I've never asked them for anything extra. Tonight was disappointing. I called early afternoon and left a message that I would be there at 6PM when they open. I told them I would be there with children, one... More 

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5 Thank Michael & Ronni... O
Mezing, Owner at Bell's Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Michael and Ronni, Foremost let me thank you for your long time patronage and for sharing your recent dining experience with us. Your feedback is valuable and an essential tool in helping us create a positive customer experience. I'd like to offer our sincerest apologies for your disappointing evening. We have begun the process of reviewing your concerns with... More 

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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Third time for our family enjoying dinner here. The tables in the bar are best for people watching and the tables in the back dining room more quiet. Cash only! They have an extensive wine list with a generous pour. The cocktail specials looked amazing, but I opted for a glass of wine. The pasta here is fresh and they... More 

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Thank Cancersucksprep
trenton,nj
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Bell's tavern is another local favorite, here for a long time. It is a walk or short drive from Main Street, in a totally residential neighborhood. Specializes in Italian dishes, tasty and big portions. The beer selection is extensive and good. We started with beef soup and Caesar salad, then ordered the Bell's Gamberetti (Shrimp with wilted spinach, fresh tomatoes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-2226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?