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66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3239
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mistral has provided a great intermediate option for those that wanted a more refined palate option than Witherspoon Grill but didn't want to spend as much as an evening at the Peacock in Princeton. The chef has done a great job of creating novel taste combinations with locally produced fare and the waite staff are excellent at providing suggestions and... More 

Thank Emortens
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come home every weekend and, although I don't visit Mistral every time at home, it makes me happy to see how packed the place is all the time. I've been here several times for dinner and the dishes - which are for sharing - are phenomenal. My favorite is the bone marrow (not for the faint of heart, obviously,... More 

Thank Andrea F
Princeton, New Jersey
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been in this restaurant before - never had problems but this time, OMG! the hostess was simply rude. I have made a reservation in advance and in half empty restaurant she suggested the table in the pathway to kitchen and said there is no other choice! after we finish dining we left restaurant which still was half empty... More 

Thank Tanya405
Northfield, Minnesota
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a Sunday evening meal here. Mistral offers "shared plates" so all may taste something from the group choices. The waitstaff puts on a little pressure to order a lot of food. We had three from the small bites section, two shared plates and one from the "for two" section. That was just right for three of us with nice... More 

Thank Carl B
New York
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great reviews, farm to table gourmet tapas. Friday night, lots of people letting loose with friends at the name place in town. It was loud, and I mean screaming conversations. Attentive service, but food took forever to get to the table. Despite that, it was loud!

Thank Rolfe H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This place has a great happy hour and amazing cocktails. The bartenders were very friendly and even added a bit of heat to one of my drinks when I was craving a spicy margarita. The food is a bit different, as in not what you would traditionally find on any menu, but we ordered an eggplant dish as a snack... More 

Thank M S
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275 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I have gone to Princeton for many years and seen restaurants come and go. Mistral is a real gem. We went for lunch and sat outdoors. Our servers Noan and Joey were excellent. We shared the pate and the chicken sandwich. Drinks were very good also. Prices were reasonable. I look forward to their opening in the King of Prussia... More 

Thank simmie17
South Orange, New Jersey
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I had the most delicious falafel sandwich ever at this lovely farm-to-table restaurant--and the lemon cosset for dessert. Incredible. Can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank KathLor1927
Middlebury, Vermont
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273 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

My daughter and I had dinner here last week. By far the best plate was the salmon Poke. We loved the very thin/light rice crackers they serve instead of bread. I had a great gin drink and a gin and tonic - awesome cocktail menu. Not everything was great - we ordered a bunch of small plates. Loved the fried... More 

Thank VTwelltravelled
Princeton, New Jersey
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

If you come to Princeton and visit the school or even live there, the Mistral is a must see. Great food and ambiance. Good collection of wines. Great service. You may need to book but we got lucky. It is opposite the Witherspoon Grill and the Halo Pub - two great places to also visit.

Thank dkeshu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3239
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 16096888808
Savor and share chef Scott Anderson and Ben Nerenhausen's inventive, culturally influenced cuisine with a superlative emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and inviting flavors. Mistral's bar features an eclectic craft cocktail menu that is both unexpected and attuned to chef Anderson's local and seasonal ethos.

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