Where to Eat around The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
Collected by Westin AFAR
Although best known for its eponymous Ivy League university, Princeton, New Jersey, is an historic locale in its own right. The site of a crucial battle of the American Revolutionary War, this atmospheric college town is nestled on the bank of (manmade) Lake Carnegie.
28 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Skeptics who claim that old-fashioned watering holes shouldn’t double as culinary destinations haven’t been to the Alchemist and Barrister. Equally regarded for its dark, saloon-like atmosphere as it is for creative menu items like a cheesesteak...
258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
As a coastal state, New Jersey has always been known for top-of-line fresh seafood and Princeton is no exception. One of the best places to sample the wares is Blue Point Grill, located on Nassau St. just across from the eastern edge of campus....
35 Palmer Square W, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Few, if any, foodie destinations in Princeton have gotten as much press as The Bent Spoon, a homemade ice cream shop and “good ingredient” bakery on Palmer Square. The attention is well-deserved, as anyone who samples the creamy mascarpone gelato...
15 Farber Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
As a college town, Princeton has its share of diners and dives that are budget-friendly, but there aren't as many places that strike the sweet spot of being classy and affordable. Peony Pavilion, opened in November 2013, is one of them. Peony...
242 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
You’ll never want to visit another Subway after you’ve experienced the bliss that is a sandwich from Hoagie Haven on Nassau. Not only do the portion sizes put its corporate competitor to shame, but the taste of some of the Haven’s more inspired...
74 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
Fans of Mediterranean cuisine are well-served in Princeton, especially if they decide to patronize a restaurant by local favorites the Terra Momo Restaurant Group. Which establishment you opt for depends on what you’re craving. For an exquisite...
252 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
As Princeton’s main drag, Nassau Street features an eclectic mix of restaurants, from the higher-end spots frequented by visiting dignitaries, to reliable and affordable student favorites. Tiger Noodles falls into the latter category. Come here...
154 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
What’s an old-fashioned college town without a proper hotcake joint? Maybe it’s that I’ve seen too many movies, but for me the image of a tweedy (and slightly cracked) professor having an informal diner breakfast with an ambitious underclassman is...
66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA
The “e” may be lower-case, but the cuisine is capital at elements, chef Scott Anderson’s farm-to-table restaurant on Bayard Lane. This is the place for those who value fine dining without haughty attitudes or prices that require you to mortgage...
1 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
The meat-focused menu at Salt Creek Grille includes such items as “Princeton’s best cheeseburger” served with garlic fries, a coffee-encrusted New York strip steak, and mesquite-grilled ribs. Those with lighter appetites can pick the kale and...
120 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Tre Piani has championed the slow food movement since it opened more than 15 years ago. Using as many local ingredients as possible, chef Jim Weaver prepares a menu of upscale Italian classics, including housemade ravioli, osso bucco in red wine...
4428 NJ-27, Kingston, NJ 08528, USA
You can sate any Italian craving at Osteria Procaccini, a New York Times-lauded restaurant that serves authentic fare made with fresh, organic ingredients. Started by two sons of Italian immigrants, Osteria Procaccini is known for churning out...
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