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La Mezzaluna

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25 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3201 (Nassau Street)
Multiple bus & train lines from Nassau Street, downtown Princeton.
609-688-8515
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Toothy Princeton Tiger

Our party of 6 went to La Mezzaluna for a family dinner on a cold weekend. We had made reservations but had to wait for a bit to get a table. The staff plied us with a nice wine to ease the pain and offered to chill our BYOB white wine in their fridge. After we got our table we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
scbethesda
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Bethesda, Maryland
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our party of 6 went to La Mezzaluna for a family dinner on a cold weekend. We had made reservations but had to wait for a bit to get a table. The staff plied us with a nice wine to ease the pain and offered to chill our BYOB white wine in their fridge. After we got our table we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Please keep in mind this is the first establishment ever to receive a negative review from me - I always look for the positive. Despicable! Plain and simple! I was being taken out for my birthday. We showed up on time, actually early. There were 4 of us, we had reservations. A walking party of "regulars" came about 10 minutes... More 

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Hopewell, New Jersey
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I has not heard of La Mezzaluna , so when I was Invited to for a recent business dinner, I was intrigued. I was hoping to find a “regular” spot close to home that I could rely on when friends came to town and I needed a dinner venue in a pinch. The restaurant is located on Witherspoon and is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went to this Resaurant last week with my Aussie friends who relocated in Princeton last year. We all agreed this restaurant underrated. Very delicious and great service...

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UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went here for my son's birthday celebration, so we were prepared to pay slightly higher prices than we would normally for Italian food. The menu was interesting and food generally tasty. Between us we had wild boar pappardelle, pork ossobucco with risotto, chicken al tartufo and saffron risotto with monkfish. The last of these was mine - the risotto was... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband, friend (and her husband) celebrated New Year's Eve dinner here. The food was very good and the atmosphere was nice. The waiter was friendly and entertaining and we had no issues during the course of our meal. The restaurant is BYOB so that helped lower costs. The crab cake in pesto cream sauce was a great special addition... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Mezzaluna is a pretty good restaurant but not a place for gourmet dining. The appetizers are very good and ample, main courses vary. The wine list is reasonable. Service varies, can be slow. The owner is trying hard and has found a niche in the Princeton market. Quality seems to be improving.

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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Today was my second day in Princeton, New Jersey. I needed a little break from the city. I came across a small cute looking restaurant and thought that this would be a place for a nice early dinner. First of all, our waiter was very accommodating and very helpful. This brought me and my family a good vibe about this... More 

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Byram, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a colleague and it was great. The food was super fresh and delicious and service was European (they certainly don't rush you). It's a BYOB.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The quality of the food is good and very tasty. The service was excellent. We enjoyed a dinner with my extended family, everyone was happy. It is a little restaurant with good quality well seasoned dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3201
    (Nassau Street)
  • Public Transportation: Multiple bus & train lines from Nassau Street, downtown Princeton.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609-688-8515

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?