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Acacia

2637 Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1012
609-895-9885
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Ranked #16 of 71 restaurants in Lawrenceville
Price range: $19 - $32
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: "Inventive American Cuisine"- We are a BYOB restaurant.- We are closed Mondays.- We are less than a mile from Rt 95 and just a few miles south of Princeton. - We have free parking.- We are street level and easily accessible for wheelchairs.
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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Recommend the crab cakes and the grilled Griggstown chicken. Both were very good. Have had the sirloin burger at lunch several times before. The Tiger fish entree is also very good. We eat at Acacia 10 times a year. Had a good crowd for a Thursday evening considering the rainy weather and the late hour. service was very good. Recommend... More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Their wedge salad and shrimp and grits are as good as you will find anywhere. Will go back for an entree soon...

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Princeton, New Jersey
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133 reviews 133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have eaten at Acacia numerous times over the last 20 years, most recently about once a year, and always enjoyed it in the past. Last Saturday was a very different experience. The appetizer I ordered was the Calamari (a frequent choice for me). It was as good as usual (and is really big enough for two people, but my... More

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Upon entering the space to write this review, I was asked if this was one of the best meals I've ever had. While I said no, don't let that mislead you. I've been to scores and scores of restaurants, and many of them rate up there as excellent meals. So is the case at Acacia. This is a delightful Italian... More

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Matawan, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Very upbeat and gourmet menu. Food usually very good. Turned off during my last visit due to problem with 2 flies. Ruined the ambiance.

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Saturday before Mother's Day, with my wife and daughter for a Mother's Day treat. And it was. The service is calm and knowledgeable, the food is expertly done, and the price is reasonable, not least because it is BYOB, so the restaurant price load on wine is off the table so to speak. My shrimp and grits appetizer (creamy polenta... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Friday evening dinner, restaurant quieter than usual, maybe 25 people there when we arrived for our 7:30 reservation. Another 12 - 15 arrived after. Service and ambience were terrific. Had a classic ceasar salad to start which was good. Could improve it with larger and tastier croutons. Partner had shrimp baked in pastry. These were outstanding. Three shrimp wrapped individually... More

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Hamilton, NJ
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

For years I have driving by this place thinking, how cute, outside seating, I bet this place would be great! So, I finally got myself a gift certificate from restaurants.com & met a friend there. The menu is limited but if you are not a picky eater, you will be able to find something. Most items *sounded* great! The waitress... More

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Hamilton, NJ
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239 reviews 239 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We wrote our last Acacia review almost 2 years ago, in April 2012. Since then, we have been to Acacia quite a few times, and are happy to report that the restaurant is doing good. The menu gets some nice additions now and then, there is always a choice of specials, the food is consistently very decent, and the service... More

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Brought a party of 17 here for New Years Eve. Everyone raved about the food. Servers are wonderful, management is very accommodating. We dine here regularly and it is also a magnificent fine dining experience for lunch or dinner.

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