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All 71 Lawrenceville Restaurants

Captain Paul's Firehouse Dogs

2230 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3910
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Trenton, NJ
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We enjoyed the outside experience of having hot dogs, sandwiches and funnel cake fries today. The staff was especially kind and helpful. It was nice and cool outside under the umbrellas. The prices were fair ~ soda can and specific bottle beverages were $1.00. Again, fair prices. Hot dogs ranged in the $3.00 price. I enjoyed hot dog with bacon... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My daughter and I frequent Captain Paul's for their ice cream sundaes and occasional meal. The shop is pretty cool and is heavily decorated with fireman and police memorabilia including patches, helmets, etc. to commemorate our community heroes. The service and service is always good. For the price, you can't beat it. The hotdogs and barbecue are good and you... More

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Princeton NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

OMG. We have a new favorite place. Smaller than a closet. Incredible dogs. Funnel cake fries. Homemade gelato. Nicest people. We'll be back...maybe this week...

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband and I discovered this restau with the help of tripadvisor & yelp. We were in Lawrenceville area and was looking for an affortable yet delicious place to dine and good thing Captain Paul's was one of the top recommendations. Captain Paul's Firehouse grill has outdoor sitting and gives the clients a picnic like feel. We went during winter... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This is very good for what it is. You would expect a hot dog and ice cream stand at a shore resort, not outside Princeton. However, what you get here is very good and well worth the money. The dogs are high quality, and there is a NJ-made condiment, "Golden Monkey", which has a singular, sweet flavor. Mix that topping... More

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flemington, nj
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Good hot dogs friendly service. Their chicken fingers are really good. Great place for the summer time. They have a nice selection of ice cream too.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Great food and friendly service. The owner is fantastic and always give back to the community and supports local sports, schools, firehouses, and non-profits. Everyone there remembers you when you come back and genuinely cares what you think of the food and service. They always thank you for coming and supporting their business. A MUST try is their funnel cake... More

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I go there for the great ice cream and italian ice. The owner is a genuinely great guy - always giving to the community.

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New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We visited this place on a Saturday around lunch time. It was pretty busy and there were lots of people. The place is right off a main road and operates like a drive in place. The people were friendly and helpful and there was lots of charm. The food is average. We got some hot dogs, followed by ice cream.... More

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on the road
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This place is a throwback to a happier time in America! The menu is simple, the service it friendly, the place is clean, and the price is right. Most customers are regulars - there's a reason!

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