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Conte's Pizza

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339 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
609-921-8041
Today
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fav Pizza, Takeout!

i have been there many times and thought service was avg. Then I started Ordering takeout- voilà it has been great pizza without the disappointment of service. It is understandable because they make the best pizza and always busy. So forget the expectations with the aervice and enjoy great Pizza.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
nik k
,
Princeton, New Jersey
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

i have been there many times and thought service was avg. Then I started Ordering takeout- voilà it has been great pizza without the disappointment of service. It is understandable because they make the best pizza and always busy. So forget the expectations with the aervice and enjoy great Pizza.

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Marietta, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I went to Conte's for pizza and cocktails. We walked in on a Friday night and since it was Lent, we figured it would be packed. I guess because it was later in the evening, close to 9PM, there were probably 3 or 4 tables available and no seats at the bar. We waited... and waited... for... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

First off beware of the parking lot! People will plow you without hesitation. Once you survive the parking lot, you're greeted (it's a technical term) by a rude cashier/hostess. That girl is awful. Rude to the max. Then you wait and wait and wait. Why? I know why; there's nothing else in Princeton. Unless you want Dominos. After the wait,... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great pizza is hard to find This place makes a solid, better than average pizza. Good ingredients sausage has good kick I had fresh garlic as most places outside of NYC I feel make a bland pizza. This place I think would be good just plain cheese. Generous with the toppings. Garlic may have been a bit much. Sure is... More 

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Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I grew up going here every Friday night! After my Dad's funeral we went to Contes for the afternoon.(they actually closed for us!!!) The pizza is world famous in my opinon and by the wait, I'd guess everyone says the same. You should not go to or through Princeton with going to Contes!!!!!!!!!!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Conte's is an institution in Princeton, beloved for its simple 1950s decor and absolutely wonderful thin-crust pizza. The bar is stocked with a good variety of beers, which is what you want with pizza. Service is good, the place is usually quite full at lunch time. There is no better place for pizza in Mercer County outside of a couple... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

You want fancy? This isn't the place for you. But, for really decent thin-crust pizza washed down with pitchers of Coke/Diet Coke, this is where our office group travels when we want to be together for lunch. Never had an issue with the food, service, a server or the overall price paid. Since our group can be upwards of 10... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great thin crust pizza. Old timey atmosphrere. Always quality pizza and people at Conti's. Be prepared to wait on busy nights, but worth it.

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princeton, nj
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Conte's is relaxed, fun and feels like a small town, down to earth place in a town that often doesn't feel that way (though I love Princeton) The pizza is almost always burned, but the wine is good and inexpensive, and there's something comforting about the not always friendly wait staff. Great Friday and Saturday evening hangout

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Thin crust pizza at its best. The crowd is noisy, friendly, happy, and hungry. The service can be very slow on busy nights but they have a lot of beer, wine, and conversation. The salads are very average and beer and wine are more pricey than I think they should be. We go often for the pizza!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 339 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609-921-8041

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?