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Chuck's Spring Street Cafe

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American, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
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Chuck's Spring Street Cafe
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16 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542-6901
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16 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542-6901
609-921-0027
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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For what it is...
4 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2014
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DrakeBaer
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Princeton, New Jersey

For what it is, which is a cheap, no-atmosphere, old-school wings joint with shockingly old-school, mediocre "salads," this place is great: consistent and one of the only restaurants in... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Princeton, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

For what it is, which is a cheap, no-atmosphere, old-school wings joint with shockingly old-school, mediocre "salads," this place is great: consistent and one of the only restaurants in Princeton one expects of a college town.

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Princeton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

but tasty. A regular college hangout, with almost too many choices. They are know for their wings (which are bigger and better at Rocky Hill Inn) but if you are downtown and seeking that college urge - it is good for take out.

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

There's always good solid comfort food at Chucks -- wings, ribs etc. It's been a Princeton hangout forever.

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NJ
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Best wings in the area. Have been getting take out for years. Generally buy enough so there's left overs. Cheese steaks are worth a try too.

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Princeton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I am originally from Buffalo, NY and have eaten wings from all over. I can say that Chuck's wings are very good and prepared the "Buffalo" way. I can't say anything about the the rest of the menu because every time I go to Chuck's it is for the wings. If you are looking for a quick, casual lunch or... More

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Spring Hill, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I have had wings everywhere, and this humble little place in Princeton has the best, hands down, no contest. I live well over a thousand miles away and the craving for these wings keeps me up at night. Always the first place to get food when I stop by.

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Plaisboro,NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have bought buffalo wings a Chuck's for a number of years from their original owners to the newest owners. The recipe has remained the same for all of those years. As a former Buffalo native, I have tasted the wings from The Anchor Bar(the originator of the Buffalo Wings) to Duffs in Amherst(many consider the best wings) and Chuck's... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I first ate Buffalo wings over 30 years ago at Chuck's and they remain as good as I remembered. Spicy but not too spicy. The combo plate with two sides makes for a good dinner.

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Dorset, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

There's nothing glamorous about the place, but the food is well worth many a repeat visit - succulent, tasty and spicy. Definitely have some celery and blue cheese dressing on the side, and fries.

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Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

This is a place to get wings. It's simple foods but they do it very well. My favorite thing to get is the buffulo popcorn chicken. The burgers and sandwiches are okay. The seafood options are mediocre. The mozzarella sticks are just a little but greasier than what you can buy at frozen at a supermarket. There is a tv... More

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Additional Information about Chuck's Spring Street Cafe

Address: 16 Spring St, Princeton, NJ 08542-6901
Phone Number: 609-921-0027
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs

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