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“Dinner was Perfectly Executed” 5 of 5 stars
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Brian's
9 Klines court, Lambertville, NJ 08530
(609) 460-4148
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Ranked #1 of 40 Restaurants in Lambertville
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Dinner was Perfectly Executed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I can't think of any constructive criticism for this establishment. We were seated immediately, the atmosphere is nice, the restaurant was crowded on a Tuesday evening (reservations necessary), and there was a good vibe. They had a sufficient number of people working. The menu was limited; the staff were pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu and preparations.

We had a three-course prix-fixe meal, $45 each, BYOB, cash only. They sent out an amuse that was very tasty; I am not sure what was in it but mushrooms were the star. We started with a salad that included grapes, candied walnuts and bleu cheese and mushroom soup. Both were nicely done.

We then ordered Beef a la Mode (horseradish) and Chicken Breast with lemon, garlic & sage. Chicken breast may sound "boring" but it was delicious, moist and I don't know how they imparted that much flavor. The beef was fork tender and delicious. Both were accompanied by pea pods and carrots perfectly cooked.

Desserts were all great choices - hard to choose. We selected White Chocolate Bread Pudding -- and it was to die for, and roasted pineapple with Coconut Sorbet.

It was very loud but other than that, a great evening.

  • Visited December 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Marlton, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We had a very enjoyable meal Friday night. The 3 course prix fee is well worth the money. Nice sized salad was great. The beef ala mode is a different presentation that was also really excellent. The pot of chocolate for dessert rivals ones I have enjoyed in France. Overall a great evening.

  • Visited December 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Quality not to disappoint pleasant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Overall no complaints. Won't knock your socks off experience but solid delivery. Pre fix menu satisfies for a nice meal. To be exceptional would love something that keeps the tastebuds zinging

  • Visited December 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“Real Little Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Friendly, warm, chef who has passion for cooking and being informed, creative and tasty food. Great value. Bustling. Welcoming.

Visited October 2014
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in lambertville”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have eaten here several times and the food is consistently delicious. The menu is limited and I can't stop ordering the ravioli as an appetizer I should try something new but that dish is really excellent

All the fish entrees have been delicious. Attention is paid to vegetables and they are always
Done very nicely. Desserts range from really good to outstanding. The pot de creme is one of my favorites

This is a terrific meal at any price and the fixed price makes it a real winner


  • Visited October 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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