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19 S Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1821
609-397-0051
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good homemade Italian food.

I don't know why reviewers are saying they do not take reservations because they certainly do. Several people walked in and mentioned they had reservations including our party of four. They had tables with menus on them for people who had reservations. I had the seafood over pasta dinner. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
WorldTravel1962
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Lambertville, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lambertville, New Jersey
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I don't know why reviewers are saying they do not take reservations because they certainly do. Several people walked in and mentioned they had reservations including our party of four. They had tables with menus on them for people who had reservations. I had the seafood over pasta dinner. I asked for extra sauce and ate every bite. When I... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

On a side street in Lambertville is a small locally owned restaurant that serves the best and reasonably prices food around. Located in an old row home you feel like you are in someone's home. Seating is tight but the atmosphere is delightful. Bring your own wine and check out the specials on the large slate hanging on the wall... More 

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Newtown, Pa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is my second review of Rick's. Knowing that Saturday night is a busy night for restaurants in Lambertville I made reservations two weeks in advance. The restaurants are small and finding a parking space can be very frustrating. There is metered parking until 9pm so bring plenty of quarters. Our reservation was for 7:15pm and as expected the place... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Soooooooooooo Disappointing! Parmesan Sampler & Basic Spaghetti just didn't cut it! Maybe off night?

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Wall, NJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The chicken in my chicken parm was way over cooked :( but still tasty. Salad was great. Beef braciola was really good.

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NEW HOPE
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186 reviews 186 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

With Italian food it's the flavor of the sauce that makes or breaks it. Rick's sauce is very favorable with the right mixture of spices and a solid consistency. Small tables and good service make it an enjoyable dinner. Place is packed on weekends, so be sure to reserve. BYOB, they will serve to you with no corking fee.

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Mount laurel
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We just came from Ricks on a Sunday evening - arrived about 5:30 and got the last available table. After that patrons had to wait for a table to come available. Ricks takes no reservations on any evening. If a table is not ready you list your name on a clip board that hangs on the wall. There was only... More 

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New Hope, PA
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201 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Can't beat the setting of this authentic Italian BYO restaurant in Lambertville, NJ. This small, semi attached home has a front living room with inch thick knotty pine panelling which serves as its main dining room. Chef Daniel and his twin brother were in the tiny kitchen kicking out big time food made from scratch.

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The restaurant itself is not fancy, plain brown panelled walls. We were there about 8:00 P.M. on a Friday night, it was very busy and very noisey. We liked the fact that you could bring your own bottle. We ordered the garden salad to share. The bought out some bread & Butter and a small dish of hummus spread it... More 

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Lambertville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's BYOB, they don't take reservations but the wait is worth it. Get there early and you won't have a problem getting a table.

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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 0 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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