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Gennaro's Restaurant

47B State Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-1318
609-497-2774
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Ranked #15 of 174 Restaurants in Princeton
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cherry Hill Rd.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Skillman, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have known this restaurant since it's infancy in Hillsborough and have never been disappointed with a meal. I am appalled at a review I read by some hot shot bashing Gennaros. First of alI, I don't care how many restaurants he has reviewed, he got this one all wrong. I am Italian and have traveled to Italy many times.... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Trip Advisor is usually good about keeping paid reviews or reviews placed by the owner off the site, but Gennaro's clearly has gamed the system. Read the one- and two-star reviews here for genuine perspective, and notice when you drive by how few people eat there, except during reunions and other times when other restaurants are full. The positive reviews... More 

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Princeton, NJ
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have dined at Gennaro's several times over the years. The prices seems to have gone up and up, whilst the quality of the cooking has not kept pace. We dined there this past week, and first of all, the noise level was so impossibly high that we could not even have a decent conversation with the person sitting next... More 

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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Close to the Garden of Sculptures. Pleasant staff as well as atmosphere. Wide variety of Italian Cuisine and sandwiches. Since we were there for lunch I chose off the sandwich menu and was not disappointed.

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Ocala, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were here with a large party for my nephew's rehearsal dinner. My sister chose Gennaro's based on the recommendation of a family member. The food was excellent - a true Italian feast. The red sauce was some of the best I have ever had at an Italian restaurant. Dessert was a real treat - individual servings of a chocolate... More 

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Holiday, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were here with a party of 50+ for my nephew's rehearsal dinner. Granted, my sister had planned the menu, but I was not prepared for the feast that was presented! In keeping with real Italian traditions (recall eating in a legit Italian restaurant, not one catering to tourists), the appetizers keep on coming, ceaselessly and all were terrific. Then... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

From the outside this place looks like something I would never consider to dine at, but because of its reputation I gave it a shot. Inside it looks much better and kinda like a little street cafe I'm Roma. The food was really good and well prepared, especially the pastas were good. Service was very Italian authentic, which in US... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

which makes a difference. The food is always reliable and is fresh. We know that the servers have been there a long time and so this bring your own restaurant on 206 is great to keep costs down

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Hartford ct
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We really loved Gennaros. Impeccable service by everyone who worked with us, and every item we ate was awesome. I personally had pan cooked clams in a red marinara, and my meal was an exceptional slow cooked braised Short Rib with vegetables and mashed potato . The one thing you must keep in mind is they do not have a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wow, we were so impressed with this restaurant. From the moment we walked in, we were treated like family. Our waitress was so passionate about this restaurant it was hard to not fall for it ourselves. We started with an appetizer sampler that included tender, perfectly cooked calamari, a potato cake that was delicious and flavorful, and coconut shrimp that... More 

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Additional Information about Gennaro's Restaurant

Address: 47B State Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-1318
Phone Number: 609-497-2774
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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