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60 Princeton Hightstown Rd, East Windsor, NJ 08520-1932
(609) 448-1765
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Marlboro, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always loved Charlie Browns salad bar and was upset when they closed both restaurants near me. This is the third time we drove to East Windsor, over a half hour away and third time I left saying I love that salad bar! My husband loves the prime rib, I haven't found anything super special for an entree, good not great,... More 

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Thank Jodi W
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently tried CBs again after a long absence and were pleasantly surprised by the new life breathed into the restaurant after its bankruptcy in 2010. The old standards are still available - salad bar, prime rib,etc. - but so are some new dishes. Nothing fancy, but good.

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Thank JerseyFamily57
New York
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very busy but accommodating place. Excellent beer selection. NY Strip steak was well cooked and delicious. Salad bar was also very clean and well stocked and maintained.

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Thank Brett M
Princeton, New Jersey
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161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Very Good Food, definitely recommend. The prime rib, crab cakes, and all you can eat salad can all be ordered for around $26, which was delicious. The salad bar has tons of offerings including fresh local vegetables, croutons, breads, bacon, dressings, cheeses, crispy salad toppings, etc. Delicious reasonably priced restaurant. Only problem was that the waiter was very inattentive and... More 

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Thank jacob708
Monroe, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Having not eaten at Charley Brown's for a while,we decided to give it a try.I read some negative reviews but I never thought they were as poor as pictured.Our server,Karla, was very attentive. She took our drink and appetizer orders in a timely manor.We had a potato "croquette"appetizer which was quite good. For our main courses we ordered off their... More 

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Thank Allen L
East Windsor, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We come here quite frequently. The salad bar is always fresh, great choices of items to add to your salad and a selection of breads. Good start to an enjoyable meal. This last visit we both had the fish and chips. A nice white fish, cod, with a beer batter/tempura style crust on the fish, very lite and crisp; comes... More 

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Thank Maryann4252
Laurel, Maryland
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We went here because it was listed in the book at our hotel. Excellent salad bar which contained many healthy and unique items that you don't find on the average salad bar. Steaks were very good.

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Thank MarkLaurel
East Windsor, New Jersey
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Had dinner recently with friends and as usual the quality was very good and service professional and friendly.

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Thank roverirish
Monroe Township
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

this restaurant used to be very good with its food and bar menu but has changed quite a bit since new owners have taken over. the salad bar is still the place to start your meal with its variety of cold food and appetitizers. the main course menu is loaded with many items to choose from such as spare ribs... More 

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PA
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Get the salad bar and whatever else seems to appeal to you. With an entree the salad bar is around $4.00 and it will soothe any disappointment that the entree of your choice might deliver. The place and staff are pleasant enough. It seems like a decent local choice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Princeton Hightstown Rd, East Windsor, NJ 08520-1932
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Windsor
  • Phone Number: (609) 448-1765
Description
Our philosophy is simple; to provide great food, exceptional value and friendly service to each and every customer we serve.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?