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Pj's Pancake House

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTI
$6.95
Bruschetta All Caprese
fresh diced tomato, mozzarella, garlic, basil, hint of oregano, salt and pepper served over herbed ciabatta crostini bread
$7.95
Mamma’s Meatballs & A Link Of Sweet Italian Sausage
$9.95
Calamari Mediteraneo
fresh calamari sauteed in white wine, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon, celery and golden raisins finished with a drizzle of evoo
$8.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
layers of fresh and lightly breaded eggplant and fresh mozzarella topped with our marinara sauce and finished off in the oven
$6.95
Pj’s Signature Fresh Baked Bread Loaf Molisani
our made to order homemade artisan garlic bread loaf stuffed with fresh mozzarella and basil topped with our marinara sauce and finished off in the oven.
SOUPS & SIDES
Bowl $5.65
Soup Of The Day
Bowl $8.5
Homemade Chili
Bowl $7.75
Homemade Vegetarian Chili
$4.5
Homemade Coleslaw
GOURMET SALADS
add chicken breast or turkey to any salad, $2
$7.95
Caesare
romaine, our caesar dressing, parmigiano reggiano & homemade croutons
$9.95
Greco
feta, kalamata olives, plum tomato, cucumber & red onion over romaine tossed with our season red wine vinegar & evoo
$9.95
Caprese
sliced tomato & fresh mozzarella with a dash of pesto, balsamic vinegar
$9.95
Mela E Noce
granny smith apples, walnuts, gorgonzola over baby spinach tossed with our balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
La Pera
sliced anjou pears, gorgonzola, walnuts, red onions & spring mix tossed in our balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Griglia Di Vegetable
wonderful fresh assortment of seasonal grilled vegetables drizzled with pesto finished with crumpled gorgonzola
PJ’S PANCAKES & BISTRO - OLD FAVORITE
a full order includes 5 pancakes — half order includes 3 pancakes
$8.5
Half Order $6.5
Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes
a heaping platter of golden pancakes
$8.65
Half Order $6.95
Old West Buckwheats
delicious & different
$8.55
Half Order $6.95
Corn Belt
made with kernels of corn in buttermilk batter
$7.85
Silver Dollar Pancakes
$10.75
Pigs In A Blanket
three buttermilk pancakes wrapped around link sausage
HOT SANDWICHES
served with homemade cole slaw or pj’s fries
$10.75
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
$9.95
Philly Style Cheese Steak Sandwich
your choice of american, swiss, cheddar, or provolone
$10.5
Philly Style Cheese Steak Deluxe
with sautéed onions, mushrooms, peppers, & tomatoes
$10.5
Tuna Melt
crisp bacon & your choice of cheese
$6.5
Grilled Cheese
PASTA
$15.95
Gnocchi Al Formaggio
potato dumplings tossed with gorgonzola, provolone, & parmigiano cheese with a touch of cream
$17.95
Ravioli L’aragosta
lobster ravioli tossed with baby shrimp & spinach in our vodka sauce
$17.95
Ossobuco Tortellacci
jumbo stuffed tortellini with osso buco tossed in a cabernet cream sauce with mushrooms and finished with fresh basil and shaved parmigiano reggiano
$16.95
Pappardelle Bolognese
wide egg noodle pasta tossed in our delicious meat sauce with a hint of merlot
$17.95
Linguine Vongole
littleneck clams, chopped clams sauteed in garlic, extra virgin olive oil, parsley, & italian herbs tossed with linguine pasta
$18.95
Frutta Di Mare Fra Diavolo
fresh shrimp, calamari and clams tossed in our spicy pomodoro sauce served over spaghetti alla chitarra
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stop in for great pancakes, omelets, and a nice old cup of joe. There’s often a wait, but if you don’t have a group, the line moves quickly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Erik T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m a regular to PJ pancake house Princeton but once they opened the one on Route 27 Kingston NJ I enjoy this even more. Great people , service & the food is amazing. I tried the pumpkin pancake in Dec 2028 that was just out...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bhuvan1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returning after a long gap, I found the restaurant as lively as ever. We were lucky to get a table on arrival. I had plain pancakes, the others in the family had Omelette. The service was great, despite the restaurant being packed to the capacity....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank YatriForever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievably my first time to the original location and WOW. Food was outstanding - turkey sausage/cheese omelet with some pancakes on the side. Delicious and it came with great service and a smile. No doubt we are going back often!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank thomasmB7594MZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New owners took over a few years ago and we just haven't been impressed. It was a nice breakfast place before that also served lunch. It was a bit of a greasy spoon cafe then, but at least you knew what you were getting. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank serenitywriter
Reviewed December 24, 2018

As long as you can tolerate the probable wait for a table, this classic breakfast restaurant founded in 1962 in Princeton is a “must try.” As a Princeton native that frequented PJ’s in my childhood, I was curious to eat at PJ’s with my family...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MontrealMan49
Reviewed December 22, 2018

Yes, PJ's has the cool college nostalgic look. Old tables with engraved initials from who knows when, perhaps F Scott Fitzgerald's days. As kids, my brothers and I felt we were going to Buttery Pancake Heaven . The grill was placed by a front window...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Adam B
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We went here for a late lunch. Service was excellent. We enjoyed our meal and it was reasonably priced. Good for families. Could use a decor reboot but it’s quaint and nostalgic inside. Regrettably, none of our party got pancakes, but egg dishes and burgers...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank novaella
Reviewed December 3, 2018

For a true taste of Princeton and some cool college nostalgia, PJ's is the place to be. We love the pancake sampler (which allows you to choose three different types of pancakes from a list that is both traditional and unique). A must visit while...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mbi114
Reviewed December 3, 2018

There always seems to be a line here. Why?? The food was nothing special, the service just adequate, and the cleanliness level wasn't what it should be.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from 762scottn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a front entrance patio but I am not sure if pets are allowed.
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