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The Ferry House - CLOSED

32 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
+1 609-924-2488
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
25 Feb 2014
“Bobby Trigg is a Big-Hearted Genius”
24 Nov 2013
“Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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32 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2014

I loved this restaurant. It was my favorite. His fried calamari, rack of lamb, crab martini cocktail, creme brulee--all fabulous. He generously participated in community fundraisers. He raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Princeton YWCA alone. I miss Bobby, and I miss the...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This restaurant closed a few months ago. We only had bad experiences here with food and hostess service.

Thank SEAN D
Reviewed 1 August 2013

They were still doing over-designed, architectural food in the mid-2000s, five years after everyone else stopped. They're still doing it. Enough said.

Thank DrakeBaer
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Horrible food. The filet mignon was first well done when I asked for medium then I got a fatty grizzly piece of crap. The rest of the meal was below average. Can't believe they can stay in business in Princeton. Will never go back again.

Thank John O
Reviewed 8 June 2013

We came to the Ferry House on a Sunday evening with friends to celebrate a happy occasion. There were few diners at the restaurant at that time. I enjoyed the wild mushroom risotto appetizer and a salmon entree. The portobello bisque was less enjoyable, mostly...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 25 May 2013

The restaurant is a shadow of the place we knew sometime back. The wait staff is unprofessional for an establishment with this pricing of dishes. We brought 2 different white wines for our large group and we needed to prevent them from mixing the one...More

Thank WestJersey
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I used to come here almost every week several years ago, but after starting it was not the case anymore. Also, when I went there may be two years ago there were different people and the food seems different too. So it was a great...More

Thank EAS21
Reviewed 7 May 2013

After walking around and checking restaurants in Princeton, our group decided on The Ferry House. The restaurant is upscale in décor, the menu varied with several specials available. Our group of 6 ordered the specials,(starters and entrees) which were excellent and beautifully presented. The service...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 May 2013

This BYO bottle establishment is venerable, but has seen better days. It could use a makeover - both menu and ambiance wise. It still has sentimental value for many; neverthless, there are better places to choose in Princeton.

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Small but cozy interior. EXCELLENT food...great wait staff. Did I mention the food is Excellent. Definitely try to have dinner here. A bit pricy but someone in the kitchen is giving thought to what they put together, how it all works and what their guests...More

Thank Debbie O
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-2488
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