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81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
908-429-8850
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good service

Nice decor with outdoor dining available. I went with friends and had the grilled Portobello mushrooms and a nice salad, the baby arugola lettuce tossed with green olives, carrots, sun dried tomatoes and artichokes hearts and goat cheese topped with blackened chicken breast--together a more than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a last minute change of plans on our anniversary and ended up having to be in Somerset instead of Princeton. It was 4th of July weekend so our options were somewhat limited. We read tripadvisor reviews and decided to try Cafe Picasso. We were not disappointed. Nicely decorated restaurant. Friendly & prompt service. Excellent food. We plan to... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice decor with outdoor dining available. I went with friends and had the grilled Portobello mushrooms and a nice salad, the baby arugola lettuce tossed with green olives, carrots, sun dried tomatoes and artichokes hearts and goat cheese topped with blackened chicken breast--together a more than adequate quantity of food for lunch. My friends had two variations of pasta, which... More 

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited Cafe Picasso last night for dinner and we could not have been anymore pleased with our experience. First, the atmosphere is very authentic! We thought the open kitchen was a very unique touch. We sat in a little hallway like area in between the larger back area and the front area near the kitchen. It was quieter than... More 

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High Bridge, New Jersey, United States
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Probably one of my favorite Italian restaurant. I enjoyed another wonderful dinning experience at Cafe Picasso. The food is excellent....The portion are generous. Great service. The owners Lorenzo and Michele two brothers, have created a true Italian food and atmosphere. It's BYO .

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I would never go here again... With all the restaurants in Somerville made the worst choice last night and it would be nice if the people they hired spoke English!

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

So many of our friends have raved about Cafe Picasso and I husband and I finally decided to try it for lunch today. I am Italian and cook very well so I am familiar with a lot of the traditional foods and their preparation. While the portions were very large, both of our dishes were missing something. I had the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food is ok and there are weekly specials but the big drawback is every time we went there there was a problem with the bill. Okay it can happen in any restaurant but not every time you go. We just stopped going here besides the bill hassle it is very noisy and offers little ambiance. it is more like... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They always offer good specials and varied options with regular menu items. The plates are always filled with more than you can eat!

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Hopewell, NJ
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Been dining in Somerville for years and decided to try Cafe Picasso for the first time for dinner before a show. Ambiance was nice but noisy since you sit adjacent the kitchen. Menu is large with a wide range of choices. Service was a bit odd, but timely, efficient, and courteous. They kept holding the front door of the establishment... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've been here a few times. They are very busy on weekends, so be prepared to wait! There is an awkward "middle section" of the restaurant, where you will feel like you are eating in a hallway, but other than that all the tables are great. We went on a night with half price pasta, so it was an amazing... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Picasso

Address: 81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
Phone Number: 908-429-8850
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 908-429-8850

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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