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Positano Mediterranean Grill

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5 Schalks Crossing Rd, Ste 211, Plainsboro, NJ 08536-1620
609-799-8900
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dinner Every Sunday

I have been going to Positano's in Plainsboro ever since they have opened and have never been disappointed n a dinner there. Even just going for lunch in the summer and sitting on the piazza is nice. I usually have a main course which includes either soup or salad but I will occasionally have two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
Pjk
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New Jersey
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  • Reservations
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have been going to Positano's in Plainsboro ever since they have opened and have never been disappointed n a dinner there. Even just going for lunch in the summer and sitting on the piazza is nice. I usually have a main course which includes either soup or salad but I will occasionally have two appetizers instead, especially if one... More 

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Claremont, New Hampshire
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370 reviews 370 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I'm not sure what I was expecting for dinner, but I wasn't expecting something this good. The appetizer bread was incredible and the meal just got better from there. We all left full stomachs and smiling faces. We are glad we went.

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

First time there.Very good service and nice well decorated room with big tables leaving plenty of room for the food. The linguine with white clam sauce was probably as good or better than you can find anywhere. No chopped clams just fresh cooked clams in the shell and the waitress served a bowl for the clam shells with out having... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went for a business lunch - Food was very good but service, although excellent, was very slow. Had the Gnocchi Gorgonzola - was very very good!

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We live in the town and enjoy dining here alone as a couple, with our family and with friends. Entrees are fresh, well prepared and plentiful. Service is very good and the owners are very friendly and likeable. It is our favorite place to bring or meet other couples for a nice dinner, as you can BYOB, have a wonderful... More 

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Plainsboro, NJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Positano Grill is located in what I like to refer to as Faux Town. It truly is a "fake town" created by Sharbell not quite a decade ago to spur the Plainsboro Renassiance. If you ask me, it looks more like a movie set then a real town, only on a much smaller scale than others - think Celebration, Fla,... More 

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I found this restaurant when were looking for a home in the area. Now we live just a few minutes away. Positanos is our go to restaurant. The owners are delightful and treat us like family. The food is consistently fresh and well prepared. The veal is tender, the veggies al dente, the pasta home made. The salad and house... More 

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Dayton, NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We dined at Positano last week for the first time. Mostly "Italian" with some fish, beef etc. Very pretty dining room with patio dining available when weather permits. The entrees come with a salad which was just very ordinary, but the entree's were above average. Quality ingredients, careful preparations and well seasoning made the dishes a pleasant surprise. The portion... More 

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Dined last week for perhaps the 3rd or 4th time within the last few months at this cute gem of a restaurant. Reasonably priced, good sized portions and the food is really consistently fantastic. The owners (who I never fail to see or chat with) are the most pleasant people you will ever meet. The wait staff is attentive. I... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We moved from the area a year ago, now living in Fort Myers Fl. We plan on a visit next week to visit family and friends in NJ, the barolo baby clams appetizer is so delicous it will the first thing I order!!!!! I've even special ordered them over pasta and just loved it. See you soon. Marianne & Dave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Schalks Crossing Rd, Ste 211, Plainsboro, NJ 08536-1620
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Plainsboro
  • Phone Number: 609-799-8900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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