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Blue Point Grill

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258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623 (Pine St.)
+1 609-921-1211
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have dined at Blue Point Grill for over 10 years. The food is always excellent as is the service .

1 Thank Emptynester888
Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Blue Point Grill has the freshest seafood. It is always prepared perfectly. It's not fancy but it is simply great seafood.

Thank PTrombino
Princeton, New Jersey
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is THE place to go in Princeton for fresh seafood. They also have excellent side dishes. We like the outdoor dining in warmer weather. BYOB.

Thank Iona H
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

When you are looking for a fresh fish dinner, well prepared and plentiful, this is the place to go and enjoy. It can be noisy in the dinning room but the food makes up for the acoustics.

Thank Michael K
Princeton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We are local and dine here almost every month. This is one of the best place for grill fish! Their fish are always fresh and grilled perfectly. They know what they are doing with fish for sure. We tried some other non fish dishes and were not as impressive. Services are great here too. Reservation for weekend are needed specially... More 

Thank TravelloverNJP
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Blue Point Grill is a wonderful seafood restaurant. I visit Princeton several times a year, convening study seminars at Princeton Seminary, and I make it a point always to schedule dinner at Blue Point Grill for the last night of our meeting, making it the high point of all our meals together.

Thank James G
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Very nice service, extremely accommodating to all requests, and really enjoyable heated outdoor seating. The lobster bisque was delicious, the warm goat cheese salad was very good, swordfish very good but a little on the small side, and the clams casino were nice. The shrimp in the shrimp cocktail were a bit small and the cocktail sauce needed a little... More 

Thank RealFussBudget
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with friends/colleagues, arrived and were greeted by a very friendly waiter who said they did not have a liquor licence but pointed us in the direction of the nearby store. Food offering changes daily and is excellent fresh fish at s sane price. Would go again as both atmosphere and food were just great and there was no... More 

Thank Dan B
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Blue point grill was rated #1 on Tripadvisor. Based on the reviews, I was expecting a little more. The place is very casual and very, very noisy! The lobster bisque was very good, as was the clam chowder. Two of us had scallops which were also good. The calamari was ok but did have tentacles which I love. Salad was... More 

Thank LucyVanPelt18
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

If you are a foodie, this one won't disappoint. Absolutely outstanding selection of fresh seafood prepared without a cholesterol concern in the world (ie butter galore!). Worth every calorie in every bite. The sides are also amazing. Be prepared for some noise and a more casual atmosphere. Also, meals come quickly so don't come to dine. But if you want... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
    (Pine St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1211
Fresh & simply prepared seafood served in a casual atmosphere with a gorgeous patio for warm weather dining.

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