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River Mill Restaurant - CLOSED

765 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505-2101
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2012
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • English first
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English first
Cranbury, New Jersey
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212 reviews 212 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This was a very good Portuguese restaurant in Bordentown, NJ. The food was very good and the owner/manager, Mario was particularly nice, often offering items not on the menu without cost. The wines were good and service (either in the bar or the restaurant) was very good. Short of going to Newark for Portuguese food, this was the best option.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011 via mobile

If you like different varieties of food then you'll love this place. I had salmon with rice and veggies and it was very very good. They do give you a ton of food. My boyfriend got what looked like a crock pot of paella. It would have been enough for us to split. He said it was the best paella... More

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Pemberton, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

The lawn was 10" tall, the room was empty, but that didn't stop us from eating there. It was our first time. I ordered shrimp stuffed with crab meat. Cat food would have been a step up. Really. The shrimp was very tough. I scraped the soggy pink breaded material and gnawed at the shrimp. The rice was good. I... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

All I have to say is, I love authentic and delicious cuisine, pretty and creative drinks, delicious desserts, a joyful atmosphere and friendly staff....it's all here! I have only been here alone and feel like I am walking in "Cheers" to see my family. Such a relaxing place and the owner, Mario, is lovable, accommodating and just a great businessman!... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2010

We had husband's company dinner there. It was great. Service was excellent & staff took care of everything. We had a party of 12 & everything came out hot, delicious & all together. We all agreed it would the River Mill again this year. Just made reservations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

What a delightful restaurant! A real treasure, hidden away but within easy reach. The food is delicious and the portions are generous. The atmosphere is understated, great for conversation. The prices are quite reasonable. The service is friendly and discreet. Did I mention that the food is delicious? Authentic Portuguese cuisine. This is my new favorite restaurant!

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2010

I'm a big fan of Portuguese food, and decided to try out River Mill with my girlfriend. Big mistake. She ordered grilled swordfish, and it was terrible. She barely ate it. I had pork with clams. The pork wasn't tender, it was very greasy, and the taste was very bland. I lost my appetite quickly. We won't be going back... More

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Carteret, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

We often go here for special occasions..the atmosphere is lovely, the food is tremendous in both quality and quantity and the staff couldn't be nicer! The owner is always around to have pleasant conversation and to provide detailed information about the exquisite menu. The prices are not bad at all for such a nice restaurant and there are others in... More

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2009

The ambience is very nice, as is the waitstaff. But that's about it. Though, the waitstaff was a bit overzealous. They kept trying to take my husband's food while he was still eating it. There was hardly anyone there for a saturday night, so that should have been our first clue. The food was overcooked, the sangria was subpar, with... More

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hamilton, nj
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2008

We truly enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. Everything was a delightful change from the usual. Service was very good, prices were reasonable. Large portions of delicious food; well prepared. If you like spicey food, you will have lots of choices here. Plenty of non-spicey choices too. The carrot creamy (carrot cake) and apple brown betty dessert were a totally... More

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