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Blue Point Grill

258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
+1 609-921-1211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue point” (67 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (51 reviews)
“oysters” (107 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we want a great seafood dinner, we go to Blue Point Grill. We are hooked on their delicious fresh seafood. Tonight we sat outside and both had Florida swordfish after an appetizer of fried oysters. It was Saturday night early and was sprinkling. We...More

Thank Carl_NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to stay in Princeton for a few days. Everyone suggested the Blue Point Grill and it's highly rated on TripAdvisor. I'd suggest calling for reservations or making one through their website. It is BYOB, and liquor store is right there. Outstanding service. It was...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Princeton for graduation and met friends for dinner who live locally. This was their suggestion and it was a good one. We all had fish and each of us had positive vibes. My wife and I split a dinner salad that was...More

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second time at Blue Point. Friday night dinner during Princeton Reunions, so every restaurant is stressed. They did a great job of keeping quality in the dishes. We were really happy about dinner and about being a few blocks off campus. The service is...More

Thank michaelrnyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue Point Grill is a smallish restaurant in the heart of Princeton, with a menu that is printed daily. Because the food is prepared fresh, therefore most of the menu works for someone with a gluten allergy, and the staff was knowledgeable and willing to...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good, service typically is good, and the price is appropriate for the food. For the princeton area, it is a 5. on a national scale probably 4 or 4.5. fish is fresh and usually delicious. I have gone here about a dozen times....More

Thank ozzie201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent Princeton restaurant where the food is very good, the atmosphere is very good and the price is commensurate with both. Not the most elegant, not the best food, and not the most expensive. Reasonable value, stable, the service and food are even leveled. So...More

Thank oscar602
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Blue Point Grill is one of my favorite restaurants in Princeton. It's a BYOB so don't forget your wine. The fish is always excellent and everybody loves their oysters. They get their fish and seafood fresh daily and you can tell. The sides are also...More

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Blue Point Grill is a simple, straightforward fish restaurant in downtown Princeton right in Nassau St across from the University. Casual but modern interior paired with an extensive selection of fresh fish (from the fish market next door) prepared as you like it. Simple sides...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were in town for business and walked in for dinner. The food was excellent, the seafood is very fresh.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code ?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Bonnie B | Reviewed this property |
Casual. No. Dress code.
Is it byob?
16 May 2016|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is BYOB.
Hi! This restaurant looks great. Do you remember if the entrees include sides, or if it is a la carte?
26 August 2015|
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Response from Carol7236 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Some include potato or rice. Depending on the entree chosen. But they have great sides like Brussels sprouts, creamed spinach, and broccoli for an extra charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
    (Pine St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1211
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Fresh & simply prepared seafood served in a casual atmosphere with a gorgeous patio for warm weather dining.
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