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Tessara Restaurant

812 Highway 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619
609-584-1700
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Ranked #14 of 67 Restaurants in Hamilton
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Carmel, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We arrived early and were seated promptly at a requested booth. The waitress was very efficient but slightly cold trying to be professional but still very good. The food was exceptional. She had the Cajun salmon which she loved and I had the chicken parmigiana which was the best. The prices were average.

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Bordentown
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had dinner at Tessara Restaurant last Thursday evening. This is a monthly gathering of about 10 men. Three of us ordered Chicken Cacciatore. The chicken was prepared in a white wine sauce but you could hardly taste the sauce which was blah, and served over linguine pasta. The chicken was actually tough, very unusual for cacciatore which tends to soften... More

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was also a guest at that Christening. The children were never served their meals. They ended up eating from the appetizer platter. When the dinner buffet was served, the chicken was fine, but the beef was well done and served without any gravy. As a result, it was dry. Although I was finished with my dinner, many others at... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Was a guest at a Christening Party here last Sunday. The room was rented from 1:00-5:00 PM. There was supposed to be an appetizer buffet and then the regular buffet and of course dessert and coffee. The appetizer buffet started out right but then they rushed everything else. The waiters literally came around with the coffee while we were eating... More

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Trenton, New Jersey
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Love the place-- Cracker Chicken is amazing. Service always on point. Get a booth and it feels like a private dining experience.

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Visited last night for Father's Day. Upon arrival, (with no reservations) was greeted promptly and seated almost immediately! Wow. Waitress came right over with menus and took drink order. The short of it is....service was prompt, atmosphere was quite and pleasant, food was great, as always. Price was fair. That's my story and I'm sticking to it!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were on the road on Mother's Day and looking for somewhere to eat on our way home. We passed by Tessara's and decided to go back there based upon the reviews. We got a seat right away, the server was wonderful and the food outstanding. However. When it came to the pause between our salads and the food, it... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

These guys are sure to please, the service is outstanding and the food is delicious:):):) Consistency is their mainstay:):):)

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