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Teresa's Caffe Italiano

23 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3714
+1 609-921-1974
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (117 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good. Some "our of the ordinary" Italian dishes (like their specailty balsamic sauce pasta). Service is friendly and very good. Portions are generous.

Thank Lester A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is nice weather and we went to this place that we can sit outside and eat. Cafe is empty, they gave us nice table. But no waiter. Almost 10 minuets later he came, but went to couple who just came, then when they asked...More

Thank Larissa921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I saw on the sign that they served espresso so I went in. There was one young woman on the register and another standing next to her. I asked them if they served cappuccino. They looked at me like I was speaking a different language....More

Thank Jezziebones
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

It was a third year that we celebrated Mother’s Day having brunch at Teresa’s. So much has changed, unfortunately. It was 9:30am and not very crowded yet. But after being seated, we had to wait good ten minutes for the waiter to appear. Service was...More

Thank kpkam
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Caffee on trip to Princeton University to visit our grand daughter. Daughter in law selected this spot! It smelled great, it was noisy and loud and the food looked and tasted great! Just what you would expect from an upscale pizza and pasta...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Went as part of a business dinner with a few colleagues. Was able to find parking on be street about a block away. Keep in mind you actually need coins for the meters, no credit cards. Meters are needed until 8pm. The atmosphere is definitely...More

Thank gondekp
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We found the pizza to be bland, and a little too much gooey cheese. It lacked flavor and character. Two different vegetarian pies seemed identical - maybe we missed something. At about $15 per pie, it was not worth it. We found three pies for...More

Thank Grumo
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I came here, but there was only one or two things I could eat here. I was hungry so I just decided to eat here. I got a vegetable omelette/pizza, and it was very bland. Vegetables looked they were clottered all over the place. My...More

Thank Matan O
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Delicious and authentic food, fresh ingredients and fast service! We had the pizza, kale salad and pasta dishes.

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Every time we are eating there I love their food. They also have bar. Everything is fresh, starting with bread, salad etc

Thank MPrinceton
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April 26, 2018|
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Response from teep1 | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to check their menu on their website. I have never seen lasagna on the menu.
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Jenny K |
According to the Bring Fido website there are outside patio tables that are dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3714
    (Hulfish Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1974
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Simple Italian inspired fare in a neighborhood trattoria style atmosphere in Princeton's Palmer Square. Fresh, local ingredients, seasonal pasta dishes, pizzette and a predominantly regional Italian wine list.
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