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Jester's Cafe

233 Farnsworth Ave, Corner Crosswicks & Farnsworth Av, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1807
609-298-9963
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Ranked #20 of 43 restaurants in Bordentown
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Description: It is one of the best known and oldest restaurant in Bordentown. Excellent food and friendly staff, where the owner is from Italy.really cares
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: It is one of the best known and oldest restaurant in Bordentown. Excellent food and friendly staff, where the owner is from Italy.really cares
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English first
Olney, Maryland
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This cafe has a nice atmosphere. I ordered an eggplant parmesian sandwich and I must say this is a place that gets it done right. It was not dry and it was not also soggy and oily. It was done just right and tasted good. We were in a hurry so we did not stay for long.

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Bordentown
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to Jester's a couple months ago with on a Thurday night with my group ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out). We rotate many area restaurants monthly and usually include Jester's annually or so. Our group of 10 men all found the food to be poor this time. Myself and another man ordered Veal Parmagian. The meat was so tough... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Wife and I stopped by on a Friday night, had never been to Jester's before. She had chicken parm and I had a stuffed rigatoni special that was terrific. Excellent bottle beer list, draft list nothing special.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Waited 35 minutes for pizza & didn't get the pizza! Stopped in last night for a quick pizza with 3 others before a Trenton Thunder baseball game last night. Immediately mentioned to the waitress as soon as we were seated that we were trying to catch the game. She acknowledged & said she'd try to get us in & out... More

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Princeton, NJ
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We had an event to attend in Bordentown and happened to see a review of this restaurant in the newspaper and decided to give it a try. It started out well but then after we ordered the food took an extremely long time to come out. As we had the other engagement and had allotted 2 hours for the meal... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had dinner here with friends. They food is really good. Never gotten a bad meal here. Staff is great and will let you know what good on the day you are there, Mike the own has done a great job with this place.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I feel this place is nothing special at all, it's just so-so. It could be better if they tried, I feel like years ago they were. Food comes out cold, drinks aren't even good and prices are too steep and don't match the quality of food that is given to you as well as the service.

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Last night was another special event dinner and I chose Jester's because I have consistently had great dinners there. Last night was no exceptions. We all sampled each other's choices and we were all thrilled. Each of us already planning what to order the next time. I finally tasted the Senne Chicken. I didn't know what I was missing, so... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

When they are "on", it is the best burger in town. Unfortunately, that was that one good day. We have been there at least 8 times and refuse to return. The owner is a very nice guy who seems to be walked on by his staff. Truthfully, the staff doesn't care and it is obvious. On our last "adventure", we... More

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I chose this restaurant to celebrate my brother's birthday. Knowing how much he would appreciate real food made well, this place satisfied all expectations. Even the one very picky eater among us was thrilled. The quality, presentation and service was excellent. The special cocktails were a nice treat. We didn't stay for the entertainment because my brother had over an... More

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