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Oliver A Bistro

218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
+1 609-298-7177
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (22 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
“salads” (15 reviews)
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there recently for dinner with children and grandchildren. The food is very very good--not fancy, but exceptional. The decor is simple, but attractive. Service is friendly and efficient. It is BYOB, which means that you can enjoy great wines without having to pay a...More

Thank Stanner57
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I stumbled onto this place and what a nice surprise. I had the potato cheddar soup which was very tasty but not heavy. I also had the cheddar potato quiche which I enjoyed also. It was a different twist on quiche. The menu was very...More

Thank Lana S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Service, selection, and ambiance are always wonderful and this visit was no exception. Highly recommended. Parking can be difficult.

Thank fossil2u
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Living in Bordentown I am blessed by having many fine restaurants to choose from. Oliver's is one of the best with a very nice menu that changes regularly with daily specials. There is no bar but you can bring whatever you want from home as...More

Thank tantom2016
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Oh my!!! My wife and I finally managed to sneak out on a Saturday night for a long awaited dinner at Oliver A Bistro. Due to our procrastinated reservations, the best we could do was 8:45 PM. It's a bit late to our liking but...More

Thank FlyGuy12
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Soups are delicious! New one every day plus the usual. I like potato, bacon & cheddar!!! Many different entrees. Try them all. Salads are crisp & fresh & very different! Matt is an award winning chef & after eating here you will understand why!!

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went before Christmas and had a great meal. My wife and I both had a scallop dish, delicious and they accommodated her gluten free request. Small, but you aren't squeezed in like some BYOBs. Will go back

1  Thank gg1walt
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant many times. Restaurant features intimate dining with imaginative menu and very good food. Even the salads are good. Excellent service, BYOB, competitive prices, and accepts most credit cards. This is probably the best restaurant in Bordentown. Quite popular, so...More

1  Thank Stanner57
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We have not been here in ages but have heard so much about their burger night. The menu had so many different types of burgers and toppings. My wife had a shrimp dish that was out of this world, shrimp with a cheesy seasoned grits,...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband and I decided to visit a second time for my birthday. It's a quaint friendly establishment. We decided to try the unique burgers they are famous for. The burgers are ordered pink/no pink. That's the reason for the four stars. I order no...More

Thank donna592
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Vicki D
Is there a bar?
12 April 2017|
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Response from SayCheese | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a bar.
Doug C
I would like to find out what brunch menu is. Thank You Doug C
1 April 2017|
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Response from SayCheese | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what it is. Might want to check their website or call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
  • Public Transportation: River Line
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-298-7177
  • E-mail
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