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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, American
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my brunch at the cafe. We sat on the back patio under an umbrella. The server was ver personable and I felt welcome there. The Croque Madame French Toast (without ham) was absolutely delicious! And the coffee was good too! I used...to live/work in Lawrenceville and am back home visiting family. I wish this place was here 12 years ago!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed January 24, 2021

My partner and I stopped by Geppetto Cafe recently to have brunch. The cafe itself is reasonably cute and quirky. Service was pretty quick if not particularly friendly. The coffee was weak (we had to get an espresso shot added for it to even taste...like normal coffee) and the milkshake we ordered was quite bland (it was supposed to be chocolate coffee or something to that effect and it barely had hints of those flavors). We both found our food to be lackluster. I had a caprese panini. The ingredients were clearly not high quality and it wasn't even cooked long enough to melt the mozzarella. My partner had a sweet crepe and thought the crepe itself wasn't well made and the ingredients just relied on sugar to try to make it taste good. We would not go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed February 6, 2020

We were there for lunch and I had the Chicken and Gruyere crepe. It was very, very good. Then we had one of the sweet crepes for dessert, and it too was very good. I would return again, and again......

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 1, 2019

Food was great, wait time on the weekend is long... 45 minutes for breakfast. It is small and quaint inside. Crepes were awesome and they'll make a Panini for breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

Did a quick ggogle search for a breakfast place and went here, what a great place for crepes. Good Pricing and service as well. Med. size and cozy place old diner like atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 7, 2019

Great menu, loved the atmosphere and decor. Service was great. Travelled from Toronto and will be going back when we return in November.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Perfect spot for a brunch with friends at the heart of Lawrenceville! This place is a beautiful hidden gem in the city. Lovely decoration, friendly staff, fantastic food… I would strongly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 8, 2019

This tiny cafe in Lawrenceville has diverse breakfast and lunch menu with emphasis on their crepes, both sweet and savory. The service is very good and the French toast with raspberry compote and goat cheese was fantastic. The savory crepe, however, was a little disappointing....The ratio of fillings to crepe was a bit off, and the whole thing was cold, making the cheese and bechamel sauce that should have been warm and gooey unpleasant and lumpy. That should be an easy correction for them to make. It’s worth visiting again so we’ll find out. Just enjoying the quirky decor and sipping a cup of something is worth the trip!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Always my go to for breakfast with friends. Hard to pick a favorite crepe as I’ve tried a ton- but I love the tiramisu and chicken & gruyere

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 8, 2019

A great selection of healthy paninis, crepes, french toast and much more. Service was excellent. While you are waiting for your order to come, you can view the eclectic assortment of decor and art, and buy a pinochio if you wish.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Yes, Geppetto Cafe offers takeout services.

Yes, Geppetto Cafe offers delivery services.

Geppetto Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5