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The Bent Spoon

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35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
609.924.2368
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 241
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely place

Beautiful place great atmosphere amazing service inexpensive and great food can't wait to swing by again and enjoy a great time with friends and my beautiful girl

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place great atmosphere amazing service inexpensive and great food can't wait to swing by again and enjoy a great time with friends and my beautiful girl

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Thank Luis C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

after having lunch on nassau st, this is the place to hit if you have a sweet tooth. i tried the traditional hot chocolate this time and it was just awesome. i dont know what other words can describe it.

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Thank rz1519
Princeton, New Jersey
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't do lines and it is almost impossible to get into the Bent Spoon. We finally walked past on a cold winter day and were able to pop in. The ice cream is delicious. I had coffee with ground cocoa beans and pistachio. Both wonderful with wholesome ingredients. If you go when the weather is warm, be prepared for... More 

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Thank BrooklynBound2014
Princeton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Cool place, good location and awesome flavored ice cream that have people standing in line for almost an hour. Downside is that the portions are merely more than a generous tasting and the prices are supersized. I get that they try different and cool mixtures/infusions into their ice cream flavors, but the cup is equivalent to a plastic tasting dish... More 

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294 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Always a line but always worth the wait. Innovative flavors, reasonable price for the quality, ok portions, best choice forbPrinceton.

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Thank Unbongout
Princeton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I always enjoy the funky sorbet and ice cream flavors, but the hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows and whipped cream is something I look forward to every winter. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it's so pricey.

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Thank Britt731
Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Bent Spoon has been around for awhile. It's appeal is mainly based on the fact that there is no other dessert place that can compare. All of the ingredients are fresh and you can weed out dairy, gluten and other allergens simply based on the labels and descriptions. They offer flavors that are seasonal and can't be found anywhere... More 

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Thank jblsw
Princeton, New Jersey
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Downtown Princeton in the heart of Nassau Square . This is a great stop for fun refreshments anytime of the year

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Thank sunlover033
Princeton, New Jersey
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wonderful quality! Usual and unusual flavors, using fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. Cupcakes, and hot chocolate also. A must if you visit Princeton. Right in the middle of town, in Palmer Square. Free samples of flavors before you pick!

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Thank Laraine S
Princeton, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Best I have ever eaten!! Not cheap for a reason. Perfect place to cool down in the hot summer months.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Palmer Square West, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609.924.2368

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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