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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%
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“risotto” (24 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Danielle and Matt were awesome to work with, they catered our son’s high school graduation party. They also did a Burrito Bar which the kids all loved. I would highly recommend their catering services.

Thank JohnZ2012
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Over 1 hour to get the entrees. Food just ok (meatloaf). SUPER noisy, tables of people who had too much to drink. Projectie laughing from women at several tables. The hard surfaces of the restaurant, and the fairly small space, contribute to the increased noise...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My new friends picked this place. What a SPECIAL find. The food & service were exemplary. We ordered salads to share to start. DELICIOUS! We selected for ENTREES scallops & steaks. DELECTABLE. Portions are large & made with quality ingredients. We wanted dessert but had...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Great little place in a charming town. We didn’t know it was restaurant week in Bordentown. So we had a choice of three menus. The mushroom soup “of the moment” was a hit. The Bahn Mi turkey and house salad were recommended by our server...More

Thank jcfengshui
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We stopped here on the way back from the base and decided it would always be our lunch spot when out that way. Twice we tried the most delicious burgers, something we don't usually order but we heard were delicious here. In March, M tried...More

Thank BucksSelect
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times and have always been very pleased. This evening was very disappointing. Service was not good. Service was very poor. Good was very mediocre. The menu was very different from the norm. Mostly fast food type food. We...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Went to Oliver A Bistro for my birthday brunch with 6 peeps on a sunday. What a great menu and the food was awesome. I don't have one complaint. All the food was fresh and the enjoyed the options available and it was hard to...More

Thank carlinw5
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went here today for lunch and had the best dining experience.. our server, sorry I forgot her name, but she was so sweet and friendly..she made our meal so pleasant.. the food was served quick and was delicious!! Bring that I...More

Thank beckymeloro
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Quick lunch on a Sat. Didn't bring a bottle (too early in the day for us to drink). Ordered soup & salad. Both were delicious. Can't comment on the price/value because I didn't participate in paying the bill. Service was not particularly attentive; perhaps our...More

Thank Hope Susan B
Reviewed January 31, 2018

We recently came here for dinner on a Friday night - the place was full. Our salads were delicious, and my husband said that the artichoke risotto was among the best he's ever tasted. I had the salmon - it was delicious, although the potatoes...More

Thank worldexplorer0820
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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
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 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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