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1275 South River Road, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512
+1 609-860-9600
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Princeton, New Jersey
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first lunch visit here. I have been here for several dinners and lunch was just as delicious. Wait staff was very accommodating and polite. I had the Emerald Risotto. Perfectly delicious! My dad had the Mac N Cheese which is always the bomb! Mom had a salad and did comment on how many walnuts where in there.... More 

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Thank luluk565
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that glowing review! I am thrilled you and your parents enjoyed your time at the bistro, and that you are returning customers. We hope to see you all again soon! More 

Latham, New York, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at a fair price. All aspects of the experience from showing up with no reservations on a busy Friday night to the hostess holding the door on our way out was great. Portions!!!! Yup, we all took some home which left no room for dessert.

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Thank Jason T
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us every step of the way, Jason! We hope you come and see us again soon. More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought that this restaurant had a wide variety of choices.... They are very convenient for the hotel guests and have a cute outdoor terrace with beautiful plants and flowers. We had a nice meal, and as we are leaving (around six) noticed that they were filling up.

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Thank Angelashungry
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share those kind words! We really pride ourselves on our outdoor ambiance with the patio and our on-premise garden. We hope your travels bring you our way again in the near future! More 

Berne, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling last year I found this place and returned again to find the same excellent food. The creamed asparagus chicken soup was the right start. I believe there was bacon in the soup too. It was so delicate, rich, and tasteful that one would wish they could eat this for an entire meal. Both my wife and I had... More 

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Thank BillKeal
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for the thorough and shining review, Bill! I myself ate that special cream of asparagus soup for three days straight. I was in love! I am thrilled that you and your wife enjoyed everything. We hope it doesn't take a whole year for you to return. More 

Hamilton, New Jersey
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and the outdoor garden eating area is beautiful. The gorgeous plants, grape arbors and music is delightful to dine to.

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Thank 93mom
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We take great pride in our on-premise garden and outdoor dining space. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time at the bistro. We hope you return again soon! More 

Milltown, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Five of us had dinner here last night and none of us were very happy with our food. The kale salad was supposed to have goat cheese in it, it had one little blob of goat cheese. Upon request more goat cheese was brought out but not very quickly. My meal, the surf and turf, was a strip steak and... More 

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Thank Doris S
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize to hear that your experience at the bistro was not a positive one, Doris. Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated, and it has been shared with our kitchen staff and management team, so we can improve. More 

East Windsor, New Jersey
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the outside dining area. Staff was friendly and very efficient. Amanda did a fantastic job in presenting the menu and explaining the different choices. The food was good wholesome and hearty but it lacked some flavor as we like the taste of garlic and Italian spices with our Italian dishes. Great carrot cake. We are not in a... More 

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Thank roverirish
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

I am thrilled that Amanda took such great care of you and your guest during your time with us. I have shared your review with our kitchen management team, and we are absolutely working to improve our flavor profiles. Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated. More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Zinna's has been one of my favorite spots to dine. My husband and I have dined here a few times and decided to bring another couple out with us. We are usually greeted by Alberto or Kat, who are always very welcoming and a pleasure to see. We were greeted by a host named Jen who seemed a little confused... More 

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Thank TaraDaley
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your honest feedback about your experience with us. I do sincerely apologize for the host's actions. It was not appropriate. I am very happy to hear that that did not hinder the rest of your time with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Food was great! I had salmon & it was perfect. The calamari portion was enough for 2 people. Warm bread and seasoned oil is served. No alcohol but you can bring your own. In the summer, they grow their own veggies in a garden out back. Love the wall art - wine bottle corks! Fast service too!

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Thank nruther44
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write that wonderful review! I am overjoyed that you had a great experience at the bistro. The produce is slowly starting to grow in our garden, and it will only continue to flourish this summer. We hope you return soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

After checking in at the hotel across the street, we asked the lady at the front desk if there was a good place to eat close by. She pointed us to Zinna's, and the recommendation did not disappoint. The place was very busy on a Friday night, but even without a reservation we only had a short wait on a... More 

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Thank SoCalDriver
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us on multiple occasions! I am thrilled that the hotel pointed you in our direction, and that you all enjoyed your experience. I hope your travels send you our way in the near future! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 South River Road, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranbury
  • Phone Number: +1 609-860-9600
Description
Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that opened in January 2010. It is one of the hidden gems that make up the treasured Cranbury community. At Zinna's, we believe good food is simple food made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients available including a variety of produce that grows in our very own on-premise garden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?