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Big Fish Seafood Bistro

3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5903
+1 609-919-1179
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Ranked #47 of 172 Restaurants in Princeton
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
Hamilton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

good food average pricing, only disappointed once out of 15 visits food took too long and was cold..best time to go between 4 and 5 pm

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Princeton, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had lunch a while ago and the fish dishes were delicious. We decided to have dinner, spending almost $50 each person but very disappointed. the good: service and hot water, I can only drink hot water and many restaurant gave me water with coffee or chlorine smell, not this one. And after a couple or refill. The waiter give... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I ordered a simple meal - Flounder with Crabmeat, baked potato. What I got: When I walked into an extremely crowded restaurant and asked the hostess for my meal, she sent me to the bar. I looked over and asked her, how am I supposed to get their attention since there were only 2 bartenders. Her reply, "Just hail them... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had dinner at the bar before catching a movie on Saturday night. Jessica, our bartender/waitress confirmed we would be able to get done in 40 minutes or less and delivered in spades despite a pretty busy scene. Madame had the blackened trout and I had the spicy Thai shrimp. Both entrees were tasty, nicely presented with a side of veggies.... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Me and three colleagues dined here on a complete "Trip Advisor Whim". The reviews looked decent, so we rolled the dice. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of service, food and drink. I was introduced to my first Kane High Head IPA here, which was a delicious union. I was intrigued by the Thai chili shrimp special that turned... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went here for a drink and some apps. The drink I had was made with edible dry ice and was smoking when it arrived! So good! We had the oysters and beef perogies. The oysters were okay needed cocktail sauce. The beef perogies were served with this cranberry sauce that was DELICIOUS! Great combo!

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I always get a good meal here. We enjoy siting at the bar and having dinner before we catch a movie. Great cosmo's too. Service is pretty quick and the atmosphere is fun and inviting. We get there a few times a year, depends on the movie schedule.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a great dinner here with a friend while visiting for the night. I ordered the blackened trout - it was super! The bread before dinner was mouth watering :) I also like that the restaurant was connected to a mall on the side, it was nice to walk around. Inside it was super cool with huge colorful fish on... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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202 reviews 202 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nice place. It's very open. Our table was a little too close to the table next to us. I would imagine it can be a little loud if the restaurant is full but we ate later on a Tuesday night and it was very peaceful. Our waitress was very good. She was attentive enough that we were never without anything... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We're from Boston, which has excellent seafood, but were blown away by the quality of the food at Big Fish! The lobster bisque was the best I've ever had, the innovative menu choices were great, and the service was top-notch. Fun, colorful, open atmosphere. Had specials on the menu from local farm--fantastic stuffed squash blossom with goat cheese and basil--yum,... More 

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Additional Information about Big Fish Seafood Bistro

Address: 3535 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5903
Phone Number: +1 609-919-1179
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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