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Conte's Pizza

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339 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3470
+1 609-921-8041
11:30 - 22:30
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All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We generally enjoy the pizza and the atmosphere at Conte's. However, this visit was quite different. The pizza was good, but the atmosphere was anything but inviting. The wait staff was rude and not attentive. Perhaps something has happened, but not the place I so fondly remember.

Thank mad217
Millstone, New Jersey
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150 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Over the years, I offend stop into Conte's for tomato pie. I like the old school atmosphere and hospitality. Well tonight Conte's only lived up to half their earnings . We were seated quickly but without menus. Drink order was taken but no drinks came until after reminded and after salad. The waitress must have been experiencing a really bad... More 

1 Thank ken k
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pizzeria that is dated and filled with locals at lunch but boy is that pizza delicious! Thin crust with a great cheese combination. A medium plain pizza, a medium pepperoni and a beer filled us up! Will always go back given the chance.

1 Thank Edp_middlesex_NJ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Brought my family to Conte's on Witherspoon in Princeton. Very Disappointed :( Not the same place I remembered.. . Thin crust, sad, was Very weak and the sauce tasted just poured out of the can. Where was the thin crust with bite, not dough, and that, Ummm, simmered tomato sauce with the cheese? I can get better from ShopRite.

1 Thank M4R13
Pennington, New Jersey
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for a few years now. For the reviewer that said the pizza was tasteless my recommendation is to get garlic on the pizza and then add additional toppings if you choose. For a time there this was my favorite in the area but I've been leaning more toward the Neopolitan style lately. I still occasionally like... More 

Thank jmedeiros89
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for almost 20 years. They have the best pepperoni pizza which is saying a lot in a region that has some great pizza places. The pizza is thin and crispy and the pepperoni is small and thick and curls up to make little bowls of pepperoni juice. Yum Conte's is a local place and has a... More 

1 Thank Mark B
New Jersey
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394 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

People I know raved about this place being the best pizza ever...really? They brought home 5 different pies, and I tried a piece of each, and way overrated and tasteless.

Thank dave911nj
Brick, New Jersey
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129 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Pie was decent...No comparison to the Essex County pies but was good in a pinch. Place was clean and staff friendly...I would go again if in area

Thank romedini
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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183 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Never been here but this hidden gem is just across from the Princeton municipal building and pool. It is an unassuming bar set behind an open space. They have fantastic pizza but only full pies. Packed with locals. Place to go when teaching at the hall!

1 Thank Safetyguy_328
Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Conte's is a great place for pizza. Nothing pretentious about it. A nice long bar and a nice big, open dining area. Full bar, and a very good selection of beer, with lots of American standards, plus local faves like Rolling Rock and Yuengling. Short wine list with mostly house wines--but there is a chianti, of course! The pizza is... More 

Thank Roger H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3470
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-8041

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