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538 Adeline St, Trenton, NJ 08611-2614
609-393-6133
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An Old World Experience

I have been going to the Blue Danube for more years than I care to remember. The menu has been updated over the years to accommodate the population but the heart of it remains the same . Great traditional dishes from Eastern Europe. No only is the food a treat and rarely disappoints but this family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
ladymayor27
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London, England Dublin ,Ireland
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London, England Dublin ,Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been going to the Blue Danube for more years than I care to remember. The menu has been updated over the years to accommodate the population but the heart of it remains the same . Great traditional dishes from Eastern Europe. No only is the food a treat and rarely disappoints but this family run establishment always makes... More 

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Central NJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Blue Danube is a quaint restaurant with a lot of charm. The dining area evokes feelings of being at the home of an older, immigrant relative: relaxed, unassuming, old world decor. The menu is wide and varied, but we came for authentic eastern European and we weren't disappointed. The Blue Danube appetizer sampler was a great way to try... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This restaurant has been around a long time, and it is in an area of Trenton that is not quite as nice as it once was. Never mind, the atmosphere and food are exactly what the name implies. The menu is rich with central European specialties -- Polish and Hungarian especially, also some Romanian. It seems to be family run... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have dined many times in this restaurant and have never been disappointed. My favorite dish is the Gypsy Schnitzel, two pork cutlets served with spaetzle. This is a truly heavenly dish and I heartily recommend it. I recently tried their stuffed cabbage and was truly amazed at how it was like my grandmom's. The atmosphere is quaint and homey...a... More 

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NJ
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The best eastern European restaurant I have ever eaten at in the United States. they have great choices from the Hungarian goulash, chicken paprikash, pierogi, soups, and great light crepes for dessert. The Schnitzel was made to perfection, and the brussel sprouts in onion, bacon and butter are fabulous. how could you not like this place.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stopped in for some appetizers and a drink...wound up discovering my new favorite wine, Riesling, and had a huge salad with chicken, bacon, blue cheese, mango, etc....amazing

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Trenton, New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Blue Danube usdd to be a qusint Eastern European restaurant. Lots of colorful decor; old-world entrees like paprikash, wiener schnitzel, etc. we went there in the last year and were very disappointed in the flavorless food and bad service. If took forever to get served. We won't be bothering with it again. Too bad because it used to be charming.

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Sebastian, Florida
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220 reviews 220 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Two people were running back and forth from the kitchen, Bar, Cash Register and waiting tables. The schnitzel was cold and the Spatzle came out 10 mins later, warm but not finished off, meaning not fried in butter after being boiled. The bread was way overdone.Others had cabbage dishes but at least one complained about meal being cold later. The... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Blue Danube Restaurant is in a working class area of Trenton. It is a converted house made into a restaurant. There are at least 12 tables, 2 of them round that hold 4-6 people. They also have "Specials" on Tues/Wed which are either Polish,German or Hungarian nites. These are in the price range of $10-$12 dollars. Other seafood meals... More 

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Mercerville, NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Been going there for years and have never had a bad meal. It reminds me of being in Europe and the food is Polish, German and Hungarian. The staff is friendly. I had this kind of food growing up and miss it because I don't make some of the things. Excellent. It's too bad the location is not in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 538 Adeline St, Trenton, NJ 08611-2614
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: 609-393-6133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Eastern European, Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?