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Rick's

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19 S Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1821
609-397-0051
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food but Go Early

Went to Rick's for and early dinner Sunday night with my wife and a Groupon. We've eaten hear many times and never had a bad meal. We shared a ceaser salad and ordered a seafood linguine and pork parm(which was being substituted for veal parm which they did not have that evening). Both entrees were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
christopher m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Rick's for and early dinner Sunday night with my wife and a Groupon. We've eaten hear many times and never had a bad meal. We shared a ceaser salad and ordered a seafood linguine and pork parm(which was being substituted for veal parm which they did not have that evening). Both entrees were delicious. Took half of the... More 

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Thank christopher m
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Rick's many times and chose it this past week for a dinner with friends. It was surprisingly disappointing. We arrived for our reservation time but the unfriendly woman who greeted us was extremely abrupt and never cracked a smile(chef's wife i think). The parmesan dinners two of us had were burned in preparation and the angel... More 

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Thank kklreviews
Central NJ
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Kudos to Chef Alex for consistently turning out spectacular meals...shame on the waitress for her ignorance in first suggesting the folly in a customer's request for a wide noodle pasta in lieu of Rick's standard "garlic mashed" to accompany the osso buco and further feeling it imperative to educate the customer on the innate inability of any pasta to "absorb"... More 

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Thank BethG_nj
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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199 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Fresh pasta and a variety of foods on the menu attracted us. We did not have a reservation, but we should have considered that. There was a bit of a wait. We did not mind. There are about 12-15 tables and the noise level is a bit high. The staff is very nice and kept on top of the water... More 

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Thank Janou J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

My wife ordered the chicken parm for $19.00 and I ordered a seafood linguine with clams, mussels, shrimp, and scallops in a wine sauce for $26.00. While eating the Seafood Linguine, I noticed what I thought was a piece of sand with gritty crunch between my teeth. I spit that mouthful into my napkin and thought that one piece of... More 

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4 Thank Susan R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Rick is the place for Italian food in the area. Each meal is homemade and made to order so at times it could be a little bit slow but worth the wait. This is a BYOB establishment which is even better. There are plenty of wine stores walking distance.. Certainly a very small quaint cozy atmosphere so at times when... More 

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Thank Larry B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Went there with my sister and our husbands. The meal was delicous, the staff is awesome, and the owner is a sweetheart. It is a small place and a BYOB. I suggest making reservations, because they get really crowded fast.

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Thank Arzie823
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Some of the best Italian food I've ever eaten. Plus the place is so cute I love the ambiance and atmosphere.

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Thank Terry M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this place looking to get away from the congestion of New Hope, PA across the river. Wow, did we get that wrong! We walked in here and were greeted with a packed and tiny hallway filled with people waiting for a table. Since we did not have a reservation, we knew there would be a wait but... More 

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1 Thank DocRKS
Boston, Massachusetts
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a really good restaurant but small. We went on a Saturday night and the place was packed! It was so loud we could barely hear each other, so go early! The offerings are really good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 S Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1821
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: 609-397-0051

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?