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Jester's Cafe

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233 Farnsworth Ave, Corner Crosswicks & Farnsworth Av, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1807
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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 1 week ago

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.

Thank Joanne B
Columbus, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews
5 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 

Thank M M
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!

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!

Thank DiveNJ
Mount Holly, New Jersey
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

1 Thank bobd4292015
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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.

Thank Stephanie S
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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.

Thank Peter S
Columbus, New Jersey
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Medford, New Jersey
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137 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

Why my title includes Parking, Bordentown has great places to eat but parking is so bad that makes one not want to go into the town and enjoy the foods. The daughter suggested Jester's Cafe for their mom's birthday meal. As usual the parking came up and Jester's had parking. What a pleasure to find a place to park. In... More 

Thank R W T T
Marlton, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Great little place to eat my boy friend and I after talking to our friend amanda who raved about the wine and food we just had to go there. Turns out you can find good italian food right here in New Jersey that doesn't make it seem like your paying the restaurant to fly there and get it. Met the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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: 609-298-9963
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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