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378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 (378 Alexander Rd)
+1 609-454-3121
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a great find! We met some friends at Metro North as it was located in between our homes, but was nicely situated on the outskirts of Princeton. So no parking problems!! We we greeted warmly by both the hostess and the manager. Then we had a drink at the large bar. Great martini and a friendly bartender vibe.... More 

Thank Jeff R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went alone which is too bad because I would have liked to try more dishes. The chicken parm was perfectly prepared with shaved Parmesan cheese on top. The batter was just right so you could actually taste chicken and batter in every bite. It was a fairly large portion. My entry and tea came to $24. They have a... More 

Thank gingercollier
Hamilton, NJ
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived early for our dinner reservation for 4 to have a drink during Happy Hour on a Friday evening. Another couple, dear friends of our's were due to meet us at 6:00 PM before a show at McCarter. Our friends texted that they would be about 20 minutes late due to traffic in North Jersey so... More 

1 Thank BIGDAVE57
Westfield, New Jersey
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194 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here about 2 years ago on the way to Macarter theatre. Very good brunch good services and moderate prices. About 1 mile from theatre. Will eat here again. Nice quiet atmosphere and you can here yourself talk

Thank Richard S
East Windsor, New Jersey
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food was very good and the owner meeting us at the front door is always a treat. We were visiting with my nephew who just returned from an overseas deployment in the US Army. The bartender, David, whipped a few very tasty cocktails and pored a mean Jameson! The only disappointment is our waitress could have been more friendly.

1 Thank roverirish
New Jersey
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The facility was fine for our purposes (25 persons). The food was pedestrian. The bar was able to provide ordinary drinks. If looking for a simple meal out this might be a possibility. This is not for a special occasion or if you are picky.

Thank pilgrim672015
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We made reservations here for valentine's day after seeing all the positive reviews, but were very disappointed with our whole meal. Perhaps if it had not been a big holiday the food might have been better but we're not willing to risk trying it again. The calamari appetizer was alright but it had fried jalepenos and fried olives on it... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a fabulous dinner at Metro North last night. We arrived a couple of minutes before our 7 PM reservation and were seated promptly. Our server, Mary, was fabulous and very happy to answer our questions with honest feedback. We ordered the tomato, avocado, and mozzarella salad for an appetizer and it was terrific. For our dinners, we settled... More 

1 Thank Carolyn H
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I had rigatoni with blush sauce and my partner had steak. Everything was prepared perfectly. I love how there is the feeling of eating close to home with all the proficiency of a 5 star place. We will definitely consider eating here again next time we're in Princeton

Thank juliebI8555NY
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you live in the area you should definitely visit Metro North! Easily accessible with a big parking lot. I have been there at least 10 times, and the drinks, appetizers and main courses are always excellent. Great cocktails and very good wine!

Thank Vasilios C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 31
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
    (378 Alexander Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-454-3121
Metro North featuring Italian Entrees, Seafood, Grilled Meats, Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, Appetizers & Pizza. Along with your favorite cocktail,g lass of wine or beer on tap there is something for everyone. Reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere. Located at 378 Alexander Road in Princeton, New Jersey with ample parking we also have seating for large parties up to 100 plus and outside dining on our patio.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?