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Pj's Pancake House

Continental, Armenian
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154 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-1353
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Classic local type restaurants

The food is absolutely delicious but if your timing is bad and a large group gets there before you you could have a significant wait. I am told they are pretty quick but 2 very large groups got there before us and it was a long wait and the management did nothing to compensate us for the wait... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Alton Bay, New Hampshire
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Alton Bay, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food is absolutely delicious but if your timing is bad and a large group gets there before you you could have a significant wait. I am told they are pretty quick but 2 very large groups got there before us and it was a long wait and the management did nothing to compensate us for the wait. They apologized... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Go for the pancakes. Available all day. That is their specialty. Lots of variety in the pancakes offered. Reasonable prices. $10 for three large pancakes. Get the plate of 3, not 5. 3 pancakes were more than enough. Nothing special, but would go back.

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Manorville, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A simple pancake house that was delicious. Prices were average 6.75 for 1/2stack (3 large pancakes) . Just stay away from sides two sausages were 4.70 same with bacon cha ching! Food was definitely great!

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Paris, France
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We came across the place to kill an hour before a meeting in Princeton. The restaurant has a dark interior with a diner like feel. The food is phenomenal and is very filling! I left half my plate as I was so full. Also the service was extremely fast and efficient.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stopped in for a late breakfast. We loved the casual vibe of this place. It was clean and well staffed. The menu was huge and the pancakes and omlettes were delicious. We will return next time we are in town!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I usually am scared of Diners. This one looks and feels like one. But the place is super clean best food. In the heart of Princeton. Order any thing with Americano coffee and you will love it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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317 reviews 317 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you want to beat the line, go early before the students wake up. Our family of 6 had a perfect table in the way back. Mix of our breakfast choices - eggs benedict, chocolate chip pancakes, and I had to do crepes with nutella and strawberry/bananas. All very good. They get the orders out fast and turn the tables,... More 

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East Brunswick, NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

....made my first visit to Pj's this past week. We were seated promptly (late morning weekday ...so there was only a small crowd) ...and our waiter immediately tended to our beverage orders. The menu is pretty varied and ....in my opinion ...for a pancake house...is fairly extensive. I opted for an eggs and pancakes breakfast ...and my friend chose Belgian... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was our first time to Princeton so we checked TripAdvisor for a good, local breakfast spot. It seemed like all visitors pointed to PJ's. We had to wait about 10-15 minutes for a seat at the counter but it was definitely worth it. Despite the place being packed, the service was good and the food was prompt. My only... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

PJs is a local icon on Nassau Street, very popular with students and younger folks, and young families who want to treat the kids to a sugar high for breakfast. Pancakes, waffles, etc. are on the menu together with other breakfast fare. They probably do hamburgers and sandwiches as well, although I have no experience with them. I went there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 154 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: (609) 924-1353

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental, Armenian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?