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Camillo's Cafe - CLOSED

301 North Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
+1 609-252-0608
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
22 Aug 2016
“A pleasant surprise!”
23 Jul 2014
“this has closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
301 North Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Driving home on a Saturday evening, thought we would drop in and try. We had been many years ago but had been disappointed by the food (back then nowhere near authentic Italian). But since then it has changed ownership, and now the food was a...More

Thank 101Umpalumpas
Reviewed 23 July 2014

too bad, it was decent and much friendlier than Main Street that suffers from bad management. The chef owner was always on site and the specialties were delicious. The homemade pasta was really great and he had a staff that knew service.

Thank gastrogal51
Reviewed 17 October 2013

had the steak special and trout special.. going back again this Saturday.. the steak was done perfect and had mashed pots and broccoli

Thank Tollybutler
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We went for lunch recently. Food was not bad. Service was lacking. For the price, I would have expected more. A man at the table next to us wanted some ice cream for desert. He was told that there was ice cream on the pear...More

Thank Clavey1
Reviewed 1 April 2013

$85 for dinner for two with no wine. The quality didn't warrant that at all. My wife ordered a Veal Parm dish------and was grossed out by the quality of the sauce------and appalled that the dish contained one tiny piece of Veal. Trust me-------neither the food...More

Thank thedoc85
Reviewed 17 March 2013

My mother was visiting from out of town and we decided to take her to Camillo's. She loved the ambience - as if we were in Italy. The host, German, welcomed us and told us the specials; they all sounded so good we wanted one...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 10 March 2013

My family of 4 went for the first time based on prior "OK" reviews. Nice setting, nice room. Then things went downhill quickly. I ordered the mussels which were very few in number compared to other Princeton restaurants, but passable. The waiter basically ignored us...More

Thank DoctorGNewJersey
Reviewed 22 January 2013

My husband and I did that, and it was a night to remember. We began with oysters, seviche, sardine and bruscetta. Then amazing lamb chops, and tiramisu, I can't even remember everything, but I can't wait to go again. He is totally 'old world' believes...More

Thank mwillsie
Reviewed 14 January 2013

As I wander by Camillo's a few times a week we finally decided to try the food again after a hiatus of some three years, figuring that if it continued to survive it had to have it's good qualities. And it did. The service was...More

Thank GSM1111
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Just restaurant is one of the best kept secrets in Princeton. They specialize in Italian seafood dishes. Their reasonable and their other dishes are magnificent . As one of my favorite places in Princeton The Veal Parmesan with homemade fettuccine is as good as it...More

Thank Drblizzard
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 North Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop located directly across the courtyard from Camillo"s Cafe. Buses come regularly.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-252-0608
  • E-mail
Fine Dining Italian Trattoria specializing in authentic Italian food. We pride ourselves in our homemade pastas, desserts, and authentic recipes imported from Italy. Located close to the center of Princeton, we have free parking and a beautiful outdoor patio. As a home to aspiring artists, our dining room is decorated with purchasable artwork.
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