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Positano Mediterranean Grill

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5 Schalks Crossing Rd, Ste 211, Plainsboro, NJ 08536-1620
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A BYOB! Positano always has fresh fish on the menu with weekly specials beginning on Thursday. Outdoor seating area for nice wearher. My husband likes their veal dishes, esp veal Napliatano; I like their fish and seafood and their pappradelle dishes. We eat there bout 2-3 X a month and often have had large group parties there for birthdays.

Thank Bonnie B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a salad, cheese fries and a sandwich. Sandwich unremarkable, flavorless. Cheese fries pretty good. Salad unedible watery, salad dressing tasted like it was bad. The salad was so nasty I have to throw it out after one bite. I am very disappointed. It's such a beautiful restaurant but food is not good. I'm not going to spend my money... More 

Thank Carrie Z
Freehold, New Jersey
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We have visited here several times in the past several months. The food and service are consistently good. The staff is very accommodating and willing to adapt dishes to special dietary requests. The service gluten free and whole wheat pasta as well as traditional pastas. The veal and chicken dishes are always good. Remember to bring your favorite wine as... More 

Thank Mara3849
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great food, pleasant surroundings, excellent service. This restaurant was close to our hotel and close to our New Jersey family.

Thank amyluv15
Philadelphia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great BYOB off the beaten path in Plainsboro. The indoor seating is a but stuffy in the summer. The prices are reasonable and the quality is excellent.

Thank Aaron Z
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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523 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

When I go to New Jersey, I always want to eat here as the food is delicious. This time I had the chicken parmesan and it was delicious. You have to bring your own bottle of wine as they do not sell it at the restaurant. My niece had the shrimp pasta that was excellent. My husband had the salmon... More 

Thank Nancy O
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

After leaving a doctor's appointment, we were looking of a place for lunch. We cam across Positano, and as we were peering inthe window, the owner came out and offered to show us around and provide us with a menu. We decided to stay and ordered lunch. I enjoyed my minestrone soup and the fresh bread, but the good news... More 

Thank Jeffrey M
Princeton, NJ
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is one of my "go to" restaurants because they always have a lot of seafood specials on the menu. The seafood is always good and they will modify the meal for your specific tastes. The pasta is always good, chicken is very moist, pizza is very good and plentiful but the veal is sometimes tough. The menu is extensive... More 

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Owned by the same family that owns Romeos across the street, the food is good but about the same as what you'd get at Romeos only costs more. The ambiance is better than Romeos.

Thank Jason B
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I had the Caesar salad, garlic bread and what we call Chicken Parmigiano in Texas. Napoletano in Jersey. Delicious, quick, and great service. If you are looking for big helpings, which I am not, this is your place.

Thank Dean B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Schalks Crossing Rd, Ste 211, Plainsboro, NJ 08536-1620
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Plainsboro
  • Phone Number: 609-799-8900

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