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Teresa's Cafe Italiano

48 Easton Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
+1 609-921-1974
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (12 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Healthy
$$ - $$$
48 Easton Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Mike Alvarez's lovely trattoria is an institution in Princeton. Mike, head bartender Chris, and the whole staff are devoted to one thing: an absolutely wonderful evening of superb dining. This has been out favorite restaurant in Princeton for the last eight years, in a city...More

Thank stl4mcmahons
Reviewed 12 August 2016

my husband and I ate dinner here , we shared the the special pasta made with spinach, zucchini ,sun dried tomatoes in a sherry cram sauce that was delirious. Wish I lived near this place so that I could have this again.

Thank pat f
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A great little Italian restaurant hidden away from the main street. The pizza is very good as is the pasta.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were a big group but they got us in pretty much much at the last minute. There is nothing really wrong with the food here but the whole place has this film of grease on the floors and tables, in face everywhere. Everything was...More

Thank jazzyart
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Nice little spot in the heart of Princeton, across from the University. Very nice serving staff and attentive to the table. Small menu with a nice mix of options. We both ordered the Bestecca (steak) sandwich. Unfortunately, both sandwiches were a little tough to be...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Excellent food and service. Take time to review the menu before ordering. All dishes were evidently prepared with the freshest produce. Salad and pasta dishes were wonderful. Our server was very attentive and the delivery of food was timely. Tables are arranged comfortably and the...More

Thank PeaceLovingCamper
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Make reservations because this is a popular restaurant. That being said, even though it was packed, our service was excellent, as was the food. The seafood entrees were fresh and delicious and so were the salads. We also tried a pasta dish and a pizza,...More

Thank Sari S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

For lunch or for dinner Teresa's Cafe is a fabulous place to go in Princeton. They prepare delicious pastas, salads, and a variety of brick-oven pizzas. Be sure not to pass up the bread basket served with wonderful herbed olive oil - it is a...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Enjoy Teresa's when in Princeton ! Great pizzas, salads and wine list. Friendly service! Good choice for lunch !

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a great choice for a nice dinner or date- the food is delicious, the wine is excellent (try the montepulciano!), and the atmosphere is fun and cozy. There is outdoor seating tucked away from the road, which is a lovely option for summertime....More

Thank Susannah S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Easton Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1974
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