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Tessara Restaurant

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812 Highway 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619
609-584-1700
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always a Good Meal

Edges on the pricey side but a huge menu and everything always comes out perfect. Wait staff excellent. Interior area getting dated and would be nice to see the booths go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Cape May, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

What a great place to eat! The food is amazing. Wait staff friendly and can always give good suggestions on food choices. The food is made to order so it was always hot! Great find in the Hamilton area! Enjoy!!

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Cape May, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Edges on the pricey side but a huge menu and everything always comes out perfect. Wait staff excellent. Interior area getting dated and would be nice to see the booths go.

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Hamilton Nj
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We go there quite frequently & you're always greeted by the owners: Mustafa or Adnon. Servers always on top of everything. Food can be pricey bUT worth it. Nice private room for 100 people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have visited Tessara many times since it opened including the previous establishment prior. The owners work very hard to provide a good atmosphere, and a good meal for the money which includes a good portion as well. Because of the close proximity of the bar and special events room the place can be somewhat noisy at times. Of the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been to tessara's about 6 times now and each time we are very satisfied with the experience. Went in January for a family Birthday party with about 10 people. service was great as usual. We had a variety of items including appetizers and deserts. Everything was fresh, tasty, and very generous portions. Very reasonable prices.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tessara's is our neighborhood go to. Very relaxed local restaurant with great service and great food. I've never had a dish that I didn't like. Portions are big, prices are very reasonable and the servers are very friendly. After a long week at work, Tessara's is where I want to go for a quiet, delicious mean.

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Princeton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

4 of us met for lunch. good service, quite able to enjoy our visit and never felt rushed. small parking lot in rear. split pea soup good

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Yardville, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My wife and I met her cousin and aunt at Tessara's for a special occasion dinner on October 7, 2014. We were disappointed. Two of us ordered soup as the appetizer. My wife had the pasta fagioli which was not thick enough and just OK. I had the chicken soup. The pasta in the soup was very mushy - overall... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Even a small diner is better than this horrible experience . Party of four order was fried calamari shatobrian for two and seafood mixed plate. Served with fruits !! What the heck. Slays of unpeeled orange green apple and cantaloupe on the same plate of grilled filemignon and bullion melted in cold water. No salt pepper or anything to taste... More 

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Parking in the back, good food and good service, but those owners need to be a bit more friendly, smile sometimes guys, it will make us feel more welcome.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 812 Highway 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 609-584-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?