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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: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently good quality

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
suzieqmom
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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Princeton Jct., NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have been going here since it opened, but it just is wonderful every time. We've taken family members who are visiting and everyone always thinks everything is great. You can dine inside or out and the service is always very attentive,friendly, and casually professional. All of the dishes are large and we often order numerous appetizers, salads, and mains... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

I wrote a positive review previously, but service has gone down hill. Our waitress was inexperienced, showing a lack of training, but she tried. It took almost an hour to get the food to our table! Several tines we were told, "it's coming." As we were leaving, I asked to speak to the manager in order to complain. "I'm sorry"... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

First of all, it's in West Windsor, not Plainsboro. Every other restaurant in NJ is an Italian place. Most are overpriced and annoying. Carlucci's is not exceptional food-wise, but it's good, maybe a little expensive for what you get but not dramatically so. The service is excellent more often than not. The outdoor seating is pretty nicely done (for a... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?