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All 40 Lambertville Restaurants

Lilly's On The Canal

2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
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Ranked #21 of 40 Restaurants in Lambertville
Price range: $10 - $23
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Lambertville, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

One of my "go to" restaurants in Lambertville, NJ. Food has been consistently good, an eclectic menu, with a reasonable level of interestingness. Reasonably priced, you can BYOB to keep costs down. They have a downstairs, upstairs and garden eating area behind the building and on the canal. Good weather go out, otherwise, upstairs is more pleasant for conversations. Service... More 

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Caldwell, NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had just done a 32 mile bike ride and had gone to another restaurant for a couple of drinks. We'd never been to Lilly's but had biked past it, and it always looked very lively so we decided to give it a go. Unfortunately, being a Saturday, you needed reservations, but we were able to sit at the "bar",... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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377 reviews 377 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had a great dinner at Lilly's. We were seated promptly at a table next to a window overlooking the canal. Our waitress, Judy, greeted us and opened our wine without delay. Lilly's is BYOB. We enjoyed our appetizers and meals. The clam chowder and beet salad was a great start to our meal. My chicken prosciutto was delicious. My... More 

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We went to Lilly's for lunch. Compared to the dinner menu, the lunch menu is pretty ordinary, consisting mainly of sandwiches and burgers, and not even the Kobe beef burger or the mini-burgers. Not sure if they have added MSG to the food because my entire family was very thirsty after the lunch. Only good news - the skyscraper cake... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stopped in after walking around Lambertville for some lunch. Friendly service and nice atmosphere. We sat upstairs at a window table which only overlooked the parking lot. But, it was bright and warm which felt nice. Crab and corn chowder was excellent and the bowl is huge. It could have been a meal in itself. I had the mahi fish... More 

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Newtown, Pa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The atmosphere is ok. It's large, 2 story water featured wall,large scale paintings of sunflowers and spacious tables are very nice. The service was good and attentive. The water was brought to the table immediately and refilled continually. The wheat rolls had excellent consistency and tasted great. This was the best part of the meal. We ordered three appetizers and... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Food was ok but overpriced. Hostess was more interested in chatting with the staff than greeting and seating customers. Server was pleasant but only saw her when placing order and dropping off the check. Restaurant had a funny smell, almost like burnt toast.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Ate there today. Was skeptical because most establishments in the area were rated higher. The interior is quirky but I like that. I had the beet salad with grilled chicken. Yum! I ate the entire thing! The server was gracious and attentive. For what I ordered, I really enjoyed it! I could not speak about dinner or dessert there but... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We ate outside and watched the last night of the New Hope Friday night Fireworks. The food was very good. Not something you couldn't get elsewhere, but a good quality and great service.

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201 reviews 201 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We wanted to stop for lunch and found Lilly's on the Canal almost by accident, following their sign to the restaurant set back from the street. When we stepped in, we were immediately greeted by the large dessert case filled with many delicious-looking cakes. We didn't have a reservation, but he hostess walked us through the crowded dining room to... More 

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Additional Information about Lilly's On The Canal

Address: 2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
Phone Number: 609-397-6242
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 23
Cuisine: American

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