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Zinna's Bistro

1275 South River Road, Additional Entrance off of Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512
609-860-9600
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Ranked #6 of 12 restaurants in Cranbury
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Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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.
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English first
NEW YORK
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

I attended zinna's this past Friday with three other couples two of which I don't know. Two of us had the Veal dish which was served cold. The other gentleman ate more than half of his dinner before I told him "why are you eating it cold I'm sending mine back."After waiting 15-20 min. for the dinner to return, everyone... More

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Martlon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I would give the atmosphere and service a ten. Overall the food does not disappoint, however it was prepared incorrectly at first. We were met with great hospitality when asked for the correct preparation. This is one of our favorite lunch places.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visited this restaurant for dinner and had a good experience. The service is very good and the food was excellent. The only downside was that we went on a hot summer evening and the AC was blasting directly at the table, which caused the food to go cold a bit too fast. Overall worth a repeat.

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

Well I am glad you enjoyed the food, sorry about the Air being so cold but we are glad to know you will be back in the future!!!! Thank you for the review !!! More

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We decided on our second night in Cranbury to go out for dinner. Everyone has their favorites, so we let someone pick. The food is OK, certainly nothing special, and for Italian bistro it has a limited selection of pasta dishes. The kitchen was challenged with a food allergy and a Vegetarian diner, but were able to prepare something. This... More

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

I am so sorry you did not feel like this was a good choice for your group and sorry that you were disappointed. We hope you will give us another chance in the future as we pride ourselves on our homemade pasta dishes. Thank you for the review. More

Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our high school crew team was recently in town for a regatta, and Zinna's did a fabulous job of hosting our Friday night team dinner. The owner, Dawn, was a pleasure to work with from the very beginning, and was very flexible in arranging a family-style dinner for our group of 28. The food was delicious, the service was prompt... More

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

We are so glad you enjoyed everything!!! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and hopefully we will see you next time you are in town! More

Lenox, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

a wonderful take out section where anything on the menu is available. friendly and fast AND GOOD. the variety has something for everyone, so don't pass this by

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

I am glad you enjoyed your take out!!! Thanks for the positive review it means a lot!!! More

East Windsor, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This was our 3rd visit to Zinna's. The past 2 visits were okay, but nothing that would get you excited about coming back soon. Our 3rd visit was definitely a positive change! The restaurant makes really interesting use of wine corks, to say the least. Very interesting artwork done by a very talented artist and this alone makes it worth... More

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

Well I am glad you appreciate the art work and so glad you think we are improving as we continue to strive daily to get better.. Thank you so much for writing your review.. We really appreciate it and hope we see you again soon!!!! More

Falls Church, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Zinna's is located next to Residence Inn (hotel I was staying). Everyone I came in contact with went out of their way to ensure I was completely satisfied with my meal. They have indoor and outdoor seating as well as take-out. If you stay at Residence Inn, it is definitely worth a visit.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review.. We are so glad you enjoyed everything !!! More

Cranbury, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Apparently, Zinna's has a reputation for going back and forth between mediocre and excellent dinner selections. I can honestly say that in all the times I have been here, I have never been disappointed. I have always found the food to be good to excellent, and the value ratio is very good. Unfortunately, sometimes the service can be a bit... More

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

I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, we hope to continue to excel to get your rating to 5 stars. We are working on improving the service so hopefully the next time you dine with us it will be outstanding! thank you again!!! More

South brunswick, NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I have been here quite a few times. Sometimes good, sometimes just ok. It's a nice place to go for a quiet night out. The servers are always friendly and polite but never there long. We always get someone new. This saturday night the polenta fries with marinara were perfect. I had Baby back ribs, real tasty.... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! I am glad you feel the food is getting better and we will continue to work on things so next time you will think it is great!! We appreciate your business!!! More

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