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La Mezzaluna

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25 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3201 (Nassau Street)
+1 609-688-8515
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New Jersey
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269 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice BYOB restaurant. Service is friendly. Made reservation for a Saturday night and restaurant was packed so glad we did. Would return

Thank travelman1979_10
Geel, Belgium
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209 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Small Italian BYOB restaurant , yet they sell limited selection of Californian wine, can recommend the Zinfandel, really good! If u fancy another drink, liquor store next door Although the interior, at first glance, isn't wow the atmosphere, friendly staff and food make up for first impression Went 2 evenings tasted, antipasto, crostini, scallops, Eggplant Rollantini, Boar Pappardelle, steak, Tuna... More 

Thank pieter111
Walpole, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

In my experience BYOB restaurants always seem to have a fun happy buzz which emanates across the room - almost makes you feel like you're at a party where everyone is having a great time - that is the atmosphere I'm describing here - and no ridiculous cork fee either! The food was fantastically flavorful - I had a wild... More 

Thank Frank W
Bordentown, New Jersey
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Good idea to make a reservation at least a few days in advance. We went on a Saturday night, late dinner for two and we still had a short wait. BYOB and the food is awesome! I had a special, salmon stuffed with shrimp on a bad of asparagus with a rich mustard sauce. They also offer gluten free pasta!... More 

Thank Nancy L
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Stopped in for dinner in August on a Friday night, assumed we need a reservation, walked in and the place was empty. Not sure why, the food was great. Waitress seemed a little ill prepared, maybe her first night? We brought a bottle of wine, and started with a ceaser salad and mixed green salad, the mixed green was excellent!... More 

Thank njanimallover8
State College, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Fruit flambé made right at your table! Excellent cappuccino! Every dish looked beautiful & tasted amazing! Tiramisu is phenomenal! Wine selection is very nice. Staff is very friendly & professional. Fine dining experience that is affordable.

Thank Romeo4155
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143 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Decent BYOB in Princeton, average prices and service, but very loud when crowded. Menu is good, with nightly specials, but service could be improved and any sound dampening material on the walls or ceiling would vastly improve this restaurant.

Thank James K
West Chester
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We now have added lunch at Mezza Luna to one of our favorite Princeton dining experiences. The staff continue to be always pleasant and knowledgeable, and, after two lunches, knew us. Their lunch appetizer specials - especially the eggplant, prosciutto, creamy pesto sauce - are particularly good. We pick up a bottle of wine next door, have a lovely lunch,... More 

Thank Daniel M
new jersey
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My family treated me to a tasty birthday meal here, a friendly and comfortable Italian restaurant which uncorks wine at no charge and offers Italian background music. I had the butternut squash ravioli appetizer and chicken Marsala. I enjoyed both, but the chicken swam in a bit too much cream. My companions had the veal dish as well as salads.... More 

Thank tahiti88
Morristown, New Jersey
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

La Mezzaluna has good Italian food including freshmade pasta. No liquor license, but a pricy liquor store with a good selection next door. We came on Saturday night of Princeton Reunions weekend. There were 3 10-person birthday celebrations during our dinner. It was very noisy!

Thank travelontheroad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3201
    (Nassau Street)
  • Public Transportation: Multiple bus & train lines from Nassau Street, downtown Princeton.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-688-8515

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