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Teresa's Caffe Italiano

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23 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3714
+1 609-921-1974
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (111 reviews)
“salads” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3714
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner with our daughter and were quickly seated in the front of the restaurant. The meatball appetizer was fine, not great, but our salads (panzanella and a special salad of the evening) were incredible: fresh, great flavor combos and perfectly dressed. The real...More

Thank OLearysDaughter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a beautiful afternoon so sat outside. Excellent lunch options from salads to sandwiches/soups or pizzas.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been visiting family in Princeton for the last 9 years, 4-5 times per year. We never miss going to Teresa's Caffe, as it's both of my daughters' favorite restaurant in Princeton. And that's saying a lot, as this town has...More

Thank stl4mcmahons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced the opposite of what many reviewers have written; the food was excellent but the service was more than poor. We waited close to 45 minutes for our entrees to be served - 3 pizzas and the house special for the night, lasagna. The...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Teresa's is always consistent. The food and drinks are great. The service is timely and friendly. The atmosphere is just right. I love meeting friends here.

Thank kjtravelingmomof2
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Came in here for a quick lunch. Excellent service, but unfortunately the pizzas don't deliver. The dough should be thinner for true Italian pizza. Toppings are ok, although I was missing some classics on the menu.

Thank Wies_VH
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous lunch, ate outside. The wait staff was very good and the food was very very good. Had one of their special pizzas, enough to share and of course a great desert. Very reliable food.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed August 6, 2017

I've eaten here a few times and all times were yummy. Pizzas are wonderful! Service was great. Ambience is wonderful, too.

Thank Lydia O
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

An upbeat atmosphere with great salads and pastas. A lot of big groups made it kind of noisy ... the floor was really dirty and I found that off putting , The food was really good.

Thank Patagoniamom
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Used to be my favorite restaurant. Not happy this time. We reserved for 9 people, including an honorable guest who we really want to treat and impress. They gave us very small table and space. Very uncomfortable. The food was not well prepared. All very...More

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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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
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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