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Oliver A Bistro

218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
+1 609-298-7177
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“risotto” (24 reviews)
“burger” (40 reviews)
“soups” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Saturday night reservation for dinner. The service was attentive and friendly. The food exceeded any and all expectations we had. The pirogi appetizer could have been a meal...awesome. The steak with Parmesan truffle potatoes was fantastic. BYOB makes this a great place to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Finally made a reservation for Saturday night family dinner and was excited to try based on TA reviews. Reservations are a must on the weekends as with most other restaurants on Farnsworth Ave as it is small. It was noisy and hard to hear the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ColWoody
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My wife and I visited on a Saturday night. We stopped in Bordentown to see the lights and decorations. We had been to Oliver's before but this time it was just the wife and I. We were greeted immediately and promptly seated. As it is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robyoleven
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Visit Oliver often, with friends. The burgers are terrific, and they have great soups, too. Waitstaff is pleasant and efficient, and prices are quite reasonable. I like that their chef is pretty inventive, too. There are many places to eat in Bordentown, but our first...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kjc816
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We wanted to meet our daughter and granddaughters for brunch about half way between our homes and chose Bordentown as our dining destination. Having never been there I turned to Tripadvisor for suggestions and we decided on Oliver based on the reviews and after viewing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank madamsusan
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We were travelling on business and looking for a dinner spot - this place was a hit! The appetizer special was a half of a squash stuffed with nuts and fruits and it was fabulous, and was enough for a full meal.!!! As out-of-towners we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pam J
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This was our second trip to Oliver A Bistro. As said in my last review, the burgers were good and cooked nicely. I should have stuck with the Triple S burger, but instead I got the Muenster Mash Burger. I found it a bit bland...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank M B
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Had the daily Quiche. Never fails to be awesome!!!!-also had potato, cheddar cheese & bacon soup!! My all time favorite! Crime brûlée’s topped off the meal perfectly!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Went to Oliver Saturday night. The service was friendly and the food was good. We all had some type of burger and everybody said they were very good. they were also cooked as we requested.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank M B
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We go here occasionally, saving trips for special occasions, so that it remains special. Always an inventive menu, with layers of flavors in every item. The mushroom bruschetta is to die for! Just a onderful treat. They added a more moderately priced burger menu during...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mrmatt
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November 8, 2017|
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Response from Stanner57 | Reviewed this property |
This is a BYOB. There are liquor stores in the area, however.
Doug C
April 1, 2017|
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Response from SayCheese | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what it is. Might want to check their website or call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
  • Public Transportation: River Line
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-298-7177
  • E-mail
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