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“Good Food but” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lilly's On The Canal

Lilly's On The Canal
2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
609-397-6242
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Ranked #21 of 40 Restaurants in Lambertville
Price range: $10 - $23
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
NY
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“Good Food but”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2007

Lilly's On the Canal has very good food. We went there on Sunday for lunch and got there for dinner and were told that there was little food left and would only let people eat who had reservations so keep this in mind.

It was rather noisy in there and the lamps were so low that if you are not careful you will bang your head.

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  • English first
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English first
Hopewell, NJ
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice place, food not as good”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2007

Always liked the atmosphere but food never seemed up to par the 2-3 times I've been here. Decided to try it again and again it wasn't that good. Tuna and lamb ordered med rare, both over cooked and food was luke warm. Had 3 different servers give us dessert menus which we didn't want anyway. Nice place though.

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Pennington,NJ
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
“Fresh ... with a Twist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2007

Once we found this little gem, it would pop into my mind on occasion and I'd wonder... it's time to go back. It has a wonder atmosphere, casual and you can sit outdoors when it's nice out. It's right off the bike path, so first time we did "find" it, we were riding our bikes past and thought is was an interesting place.

Now that we've found it, it's definitely a "keeper" and a place you'll return to quite often. We loved their fresh tortillas (try them in an appetizer portion). All of us (6) were satisfied with the freshness and quality of our food. On a nice day, the atmosphere can't be beat. Also, inside there is a waterfall wall and an open kitchen. The people who run it seem really down to earth and nice.

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DOYLESTOWN
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“a Lambertville favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2007

This restaurant has high quality food in a "campy" casual environment. It is especially wonderful when you can sit in their outdoor garden for lunch. Dinner time can get a bit noisy but it is worth it. The menu is very ecclectic-something for everyone

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Lafayette Hill, Pa.
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Very good food, lively atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2006

Dinner for four on a busy Saturday night was a lot of fun. Interesting menu, with many tempting choices, and both appetizers and main courses were very satisfying. We'll be back!

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