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Big Fish Seafood Bistro

3535 Us Highway 1, Ste 8, Princeton, NJ 08540-5900
609-919-1179
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Ranked #44 of 168 restaurants in Princeton
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Meadow Rd (MarketFair Mall)
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English first
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

Hello I recently visited the Big Fish Seafood Grill in Princeton and I liked the restaurant decor and the staff were very good and nice when greeting guest, in fact they were the best part of the visit. I ordered my food and to my surprise it arrived late and was not cooked thoroughly even though I ordered it cooked... More

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is part of the Landry restaurant chain. It has a nice relaxed setting, which is great for conversation. Service was also more relaxed and does not even try to give the impression of a high priced restaurant. The price to value ratio was excellent. So if you are looking for good seafood, at reasonable cost in a relaxed setting... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A me-too version of Bonefish Grill with higher prices, a bigger menu, and much poorer service. The managers sat in a booth and socialized with the employees. During a slow period, the tables were not cleaned and the employees could not have cared about thew customers. Better off going somewhere else for the price they.charge. The same concept is done... More

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Dover
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Although the furniture seems a little worn, we had a delicious meal... mussels, shrimp and scallops. Excellent service also.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On a recent trip to Princeton, my wife and I made our first visit to Big Fish because we wanted a casual meal with outdoor seating. Although Big Fish faces a mall parking lot, the outdoor terrace was spacious and the tables comfortably spaced. The interior decor verges on garish, though families would probably find it a fun atmosphere. We... More

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Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stopped in for a quick drink and appetizer at the bar during happy hour. It was our first time in this restaurant and it was very nice and unique looking inside. The happy hour menu had a great variety of drinks and appetizers at amazing prices! I definitely want to come back for a full meal sometime soon.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Being a former waitress I was in awe of how many staff members walked by a dirty pile of dishes left next to our table. We were seated at a clean table which was next to a platter of dirty dishes we had to walk around to find out seats. Hostess ignored them. They stayed in their spot for about... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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196 reviews 196 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Big fish is a great spot for happy hours and is located right inside the market fair mall. They have a large selection of inexpensive appetizers and some drink specials. This is probably why the bar area is absolutely swamped during happy hour. Go early to get a seat because otherwise, you'll be smushed in with the crowd. Waitstaff is... More

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant was perfect in every sense. Food was great! Service was great!, Prices were great! Location was great! We were taking some of our nieces and nephews and my father out to dinner. Although we do not live in or around Princeton, we chose the restaurant for two reasons, one, it's about 5 - 10 minutes from one of... More

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Although it may be a bit bright (the windows are floor to ceiling) during the day for lunch, the food and wine are always excellent. Great chowder for a starter and the seafood salads are great too!

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