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Jester's Cafe

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233 Farnsworth Ave, Corner Crosswicks & Farnsworth Av, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1807
+1 609-298-9963
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Burlington, New Jersey
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been wanting to try this place for a while and was not disappointed. Enjoyed a tasty cocktail to start. Our appetizer, soup and entrée were all delicious and the presentation was really nice. Can't wait to go back with friends and family.

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Thank Patricia D
Allendale, New Jersey
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158 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our daughter and her husband since she had a groupon. Location is downtown Bordentown on the corner of the Main Street. Staff was attentive and friendly. Menu offered many options at reasonable prices. They have a full bar which you can sit at if you are not interested in eating. Portions were a good size but food... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Food is freshly prepared by Italian chef/owner. Tablecloths and place settings add to the dining experience. My husband really likes the burgers. He thinks they're the best in town. Staff is very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank Joanne B
Columbus, New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Visited Jesters on a Tuesday night, love the free parking lot because it is often hard to find parking in Bordentown. Place was not very busy so we got a great table by the window. Waiter was attentive and friendly. He informed us it was restaurant week and they had a very reasonable menu for specials. My husband tried the... More 

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New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Jesters is by far my favorite restaurant in Bordentown City. Their chefs prepare superb dining. Everything from the delish tomato soup to burgers to beef, veal and chicken is scrumptious and priced reasonably! I go here more than any place else in town. The service is first rate and the atmosphere is warm and friendly!

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Thank jratigan
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Located in the middle of Bordentown with its own parking lot. Excellent and very creative menu. Friendly wait staff and music some nights, check their website. Blue cheese mussels were great!

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We regularly go in to Bordentown for dinner but had never tried Jester's Cafe so we thought we would finally give it a try. Interior is kind of dated and definitely has a funky, musty smell inside. It's a small place and the limited seating area really packs tables together. Our waitress was really friendly but was unfamiliar with the... More 

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Rochester
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, young, inexperienced waiter was trying his best. When the food took over an hour to come out of the kitchen, the manager(?s) did nothing to support their staff. Instead, blamed all problems on their poorly run system. Too bad.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

No support for larger groups. Manager indifferent to the needs of customers. Young wait staff not ready for summer crowds.

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Columbus, New Jersey
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

The four of us went there last week (Tues night). We had the Fried Calamari and it was very disappointing. The presentation was not appealing at all but most of all, it was overcooked. Overcooked squid is rubber bands. I had the Eggplant Parmigiana Double-stacked, breaded, & pan-fried eggplant stuffed with mozzarella cheese & fresh basil, topped with tomato sauce,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Farnsworth Ave, Corner Crosswicks & Farnsworth Av, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1807
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-298-9963
Description
It is one of the best known and oldest restaurant in Bordentown. Excellent food and friendly staff, where the owner is from Italy.really cares

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?