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1275 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
+1 609-860-9600
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bonham, Texas
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate there after a sad family function, and the atmosphere was soothing. The wait staff was great. The only thing lacking was the food. Everything was rushed and not prepared properly from the salads to the main course. Vegetables and pasta were undercooked while the main course chicken was dry and stacked on top of potatoes that would have... More 

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

I am so sorry for your family's loss, and I am sorry that your experience was not perfect at the bistro. We never want our guests to feel rushed. We do indeed hope you return for another meal in the near future. More 

Chatham, New Jersey
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the type of restaurant I always enjoyed with my family. I recently stopped in for a catch-up evening with an old friend and we lingered for a few hours over delicious food. I had the Braciole which I believe was on the special Menu, and couldn't have enjoyed it more. Tender, flavorful, perfectly portioned. And my friend had... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at the bistro! Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated. I am happy to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

East Windsor, New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most wonderful meal. The decor of the bistro is beautiful , the food is fabulous & the staff wonderful!@

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

All fabulous to hear! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at Zinna's, and I am pleased that it was such a wonderful one. We hope you come again soon! More 

Edison, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the Turkey Panini and my friend the Italian Eggplant Panini and we were both so happy with our lunch... I was actually full but kept on eating my sandwich because it just tasted soooo good. The prices were reasonable for the amount of food they give you which is very fresh by the way. Service was good, although... More 

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Thank irened982016
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I am thrilled to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your paninis. The Turkey Avocado Panini is by far our most popular sandwich. We hope you return again soon! More 

Port Saint Lucie
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in here for a quick lite lunch before getting back on the road, as it was next to the hotel I stayed at. I was seated quickly and the waitress inquired about something to drink. I ordered an Arnold Palmer and when she came back with it I ordered the Caprese Stack. It's August, fresh, ripe, yummy, red,... More 

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

I am truly sorry to hear of your poor experience, Helen. The tomatoes in our Caprese Stack are indeed from our on-premise garden, where we have an assortment of different tomatoes, so your Caprese Stack should've been flavorful and delicious. We're normally happy to remedy such a situation, so I'm shocked that you couldn't find your server. I'll speak directly... More 

Edison, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful, delightful restaurant right in the middle of NJ! We went there yesterday for lunch and the food was so good we want to go back very soon. They grow a lot of their own veggies right there and everything is so fresh and delicious! The wait staff is wonderful, professional and caring. This is a gem and... More 

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Thank Daisygirl48
ZinnasBistro, General Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for such a stellar review! We are happy that you found us, and you enjoyed your lunch. The Zinna Family hopes you return again soon. More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop by for dinner last minute. As we were greeted, we could see they were definitely busy. Danielle offered us a beverage while waiting for a table, which was only a few minutes. Our server John was a very polite and informed us that they were serving Squash Blossoms from the " Garden "... More 

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

All so wonderful to hear, Tara! I am thrilled that our staff took great care of you and your husband that evening. I must admit I ate the special Garden Salad four times last week, and the Penne Caramellato is one of my favorite pasta dishes. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 July 16, 2016 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 July 11, 2016 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 

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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 Options
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
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
  • 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?