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Metro North

378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
+1 609-454-3121
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“butterfish” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I held my daughter's shower at this restaurant. I booked it primarily because of its proximity to the Princeton train station. They had a lovely room on the main level which brought in a lot of light due to large windows on two of the...More

Thank Trudi P
Reviewed 6 days ago

My most recent experience was typical of my usual experiences here--the atmosphere was nice, the service was fantastic, but the food was so-so: the more expensive items (in this case, steak and salmon, respectively) were quite good, but the cheaper things my family ordered (burgers)...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner on the patio on a very warm night. Much quieter than the very busy bar area. Server was a bit preoccupied but ok. Enjoyed the Italian grilled chicken and the pasta with sausage bolenais. Would return

Thank DesertSusan
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We shared lemon chicken with linguini and flank steak fajitas.....both perfectly prepared, extremely tasty and plenty of food was provided. Cant ask for much more than that!! Bartenders and servers were outstanding as well and we topped the night off with a light, flavorful key...More

Thank T C M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went for an early lunch and wanted to go to a place with parking. And that is about what I can say. The place was quite dark and the menu choices were limited (no menu for little kids). In all, not a place I would...More

1  Thank Graciela A
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a great find! We met some friends at Metro North as it was located in between our homes, but was nicely situated on the outskirts of Princeton. So no parking problems!! We we greeted warmly by both the hostess and the manager. Then...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I went alone which is too bad because I would have liked to try more dishes. The chicken parm was perfectly prepared with shaved Parmesan cheese on top. The batter was just right so you could actually taste chicken and batter in every bite. It...More

Thank gingercollier
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I arrived early for our dinner reservation for 4 to have a drink during Happy Hour on a Friday evening. Another couple, dear friends of our's were due to meet us at 6:00 PM before a show at McCarter. Our friends texted...More

1  Thank BIGDAVE57
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here about 2 years ago on the way to Macarter theatre. Very good brunch good services and moderate prices. About 1 mile from theatre. Will eat here again. Nice quiet atmosphere and you can here yourself talk

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The food was very good and the owner meeting us at the front door is always a treat. We were visiting with my nephew who just returned from an overseas deployment in the US Army. The bartender, David, whipped a few very tasty cocktails and...More

1  Thank roverirish
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Nearby Attractions
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1.55 km away
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1.44 km away
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1.22 km away
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1.23 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
    (378 Alexander Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-454-3121
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Metro North featuring Italian Entrees, Seafood, Grilled Meats, Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, Appetizers & Pizza. Along with your favorite cocktail,g lass of wine or beer on tap there is something for everyone. Reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere. Located at 378 Alexander Road in Princeton, New Jersey with ample parking we also have seating for large parties up to 100 plus and outside dining on our patio.
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