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Soonja's Cafe with Sushi

242 Alexander St, Princeton, NJ 08540-7104
+1 609-924-9260
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (14 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“bi bim bap” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
242 Alexander St, Princeton, NJ 08540-7104
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Soonja is well off the main commercial strip of Nassau street tucked away in a quiet corner to the campus. It is assuming and understated, but a really delightful restaurant. They are clearly a Korean restaurant, but they also serve Chinese and Japanese dishes and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Ate here with colleagues from work. Is a little dingy and did not line the tables with all the hand written messages under the glass tops. Service was fine. Had sashimi starter which was well prepared and a number of sushi roles. Rolls were all...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 176DavidB
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We have been here several times over the past couple of years after a friend recommended it to us. Have always emitted the food there, strain by worth the tea, soup, and then entree. The only negative is that there's nothing to write home about...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank niraash
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

I had some excellent sushi here. Large menu from sushi and sashimi, rolls, hi dip bop, ramen, cooked dishes, tempura you name it. Clean place. Very impressed. I would go back and if I lived in Princeton I would have lunch there all the time.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Robin S
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A must for sushi and the Bimini Bop steaming bowl of beef, rice and vegetables!!!! We try to stop in once a month - really one of our favorite restaurants in Princeton!!!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Joan B
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Hit or miss. Sometimes it is ok sometimes not. Among the asian food places in princeton, this is one of the better(sorry, the rest r really bad) place, esp for korean. But the last time i was there, something was off w the kitchen and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank i c
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The Bibimbop was amazing! Get the fried egg on top. So was the pork appetizer--it could have been a meal. The dumplings were also delicious. The service was a little slow; they were very busy and appeared short-staffed.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Jerseytraveler08540
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We had dumplings, bibimbap, and sushi and it was all very good. The service was good and we left happy.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank HungryInOxford
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The food is very good, a lot of choices. I like the Kristin roll (sushi) and my husband likes the pulled pork. It is also a BYOB, which is always convenient.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank DianeL727
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The food is fine, but beware.... the soft drinks are billed by the glass. The dining room temperature was at least 80°, and at $3 for every iced tea refill, I could easily have started a Princeton University scholarship fund for the server. I was...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Jeffrey S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Alexander St, Princeton, NJ 08540-7104
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-9260
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