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1275 South River Road, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512
+1 609-860-9600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
Description: Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that...
Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that opened in January 2010. It is one of the hidden gems that make up the treasured Cranbury community. At Zinna's, we believe good food is simple food made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients available including a variety of produce that grows in our very own on-premise garden.
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Casual Dining

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
nice environment and good food

The food is very good and the menu varied. In the summer they grow some of their own produce. Attractive restaurant both inside and out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Rita M
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Hightstown, New Jersey
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Hightstown, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The food is very good and the menu varied. In the summer they grow some of their own produce. Attractive restaurant both inside and out.

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Zinnas S, Owner at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review, Rita. Your kind words are greatly appreciated by the entire staff. The garden has been planted, so we are looking forward to a wonderfully fresh season! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This Bistro went out of its way to get food to us when it was near impossible for us to get to them in safety.

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Zinnas S, Owner at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for providing feedback about your experience with our food delivery service. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your meals. If the parking lot and sidewalks are plowed, Zinna's Bistro is open, no matter the weather! More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Visited on an early spring evening to celebrate our daughters new job. Made a reservation through open table and were seated upon arrival. The dining room is large but cozily decorated and filled with diners , most tables with at least four people. Even with the room filled to capacity with people enjoying dinner, the noise level was muted and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, calming decor. Good food.I enjoyed their pasta dishes. Exemplary service. Give them a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My family and I have been going to Zinna's for a few years and have never been disappointed. From the pasta to the meat dishes everything is amazing. The staff and owners are always helpful and very friendly. Great to see good customer service and a friendly smile now a days. Thanks Zinna's for always making our experience a pleasant... More 

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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51 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Zinna's is a family owned Italian,BYO. We stopped on our way to NYC . Our lunch was delicious and the price was reasonable. The service was excellent. There was a good selection of menu options. The bistro had interesting art work made of wine corks on the walls.

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Monroe Township, NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our friends suggested we try Zinna's for dinner. I had heard good and mediocre reviews of the restaurant but we decided to give it a shot. We were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed our appetizers and our entree's. Everything was cooked to perfection. Our waiter was very cordial and helpful too. We agreed that we'll return again soon.

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Monroe, New Jersey
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35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Went for lunch food was ok.. 1 pannini, 1 salad, 1 cup of soup & 2 sodas $35 . WO tip. But really not too many other choices in that area....

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Hampton nh
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110 reviews 110 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Nice cozy spot, I waitress Morgan was very helpful with choices we made! We were happy to find that they do now have wine but only by the bottle few choices from a nearby Vineyard, but you can also bring your own wine, my husband started with the beet salad fried beat wedges, served with a garlic cream dipping sauce... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Pasta just O.K. but not exceptional. One veal saltimboca dish was so tough that it was inedible and we sent it back. They were very nice and changed it very rapidly. We went with a coupon and it was still very pricey. Salad was extra cost if you wanted it. BYOB. My first time there, may not go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1275 South River Road, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranbury
  • Phone Number: +1 609-860-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that opened in January 2010. It is one of the hidden gems that make up the treasured Cranbury community. At Zinna's, we believe good food is simple food made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients available including a variety of produce that grows in our very own on-premise garden.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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