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335 Princeton-Hightstown Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08561
609 936 0900
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, but a little heavy for lunch

This is part of a small chain. it features an Informal sit down meal with waiter service. The decor is nice but not elaborate. There is outdoor dining, weather permitting. The menu is basically Italian comfort food, with a few salads and sandwiches added. Prices are competitive and food is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Much to my surprise I was able to get a last minute mother's day reservation. When we arrived we found out why: Carlucci's had a "special" mother's day menu with surprise surprise special prices: fifty to one hundred per cent their regular meal prices. Worse, the menu was "limited" with no vegetarian meals on the menu to speak of. For... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We've dined here since the restaurant opened in the shopping center, and the food, service, and pleasant decor remain consistently fine. It's a family-owned business, and the management is always in touch with the original values. So you never have to worry about what you'll find here. Both lunch and dinner are outstanding, and the prices are extremely reasonable. You... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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143 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is part of a small chain. it features an Informal sit down meal with waiter service. The decor is nice but not elaborate. There is outdoor dining, weather permitting. The menu is basically Italian comfort food, with a few salads and sandwiches added. Prices are competitive and food is reliably good, but not gourmet. The wait staff is friendly.... More 

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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

First of all, Carlucci's Grill is in West Windsor (also known as Princeton Junction) NOT Plainsboro, so make sure you put in the correct town when trying to find it. It is located in the same shopping mall as McCaffrey's supermarket, and is in the far corner of the "L"-shaped mall. Is it the best Italian food I have ever... More 

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New Jersey
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167 reviews 167 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Located in a strip mall. Impressive front. But diner inside with a stone pizza ovan. The place was non-stop packed with a line out the door when we left. The staff is international. Make sure they understand what you order because they insist they get it right. The food was fast, hot, reasonably well presented and plentiful. High on the... More 

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New Jersey
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner. It is a BYOB . The puffy bread with garlic was good. The seafood appetizers was good. The waiter up sold us on the quantity. The soup was cold. I ordered Tilapia over pasta. It is probably one of the most tasteless item I've ever had at an Italian restaurant. I wouldn't go back again.

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West Windsor, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Food is great, free puffy bread! Great place to go for lunch or dinner, families, couples, anything. Love the chicken Parmesan.

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Monroe TOWNSHIP, NJ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Best appertizer's ever Garlic Bread, Fried Squid. The Best Eggplant Parm ever. Family's dinner's were faboulous. Service was the BEST EVER. The waitors and waitreses even sang Happy Birthday to my Mom.

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NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

On the weekends, the restaurant can get very congested. Great Italian, fresh, falvorful, can't go worng. like the cute outdoor seating area.

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Been to Carlucci's in Plainsboro 2 times in the past 2 months both times with friends plus several other times over the past 3 years. Service was efficient, friendly and wait staff knowledgable about the menu. Food is very good, traditional dishes with generous portions. The linguine with white clam sauce is excellent. They give you this huge puffy garlic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 335 Princeton-Hightstown Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08561
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Plainsboro
  • Phone Number: 609 936 0900

Price and Cuisine

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

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