If you’re planning a move to Princeton, NJ, you’ll need the inside scoop on neighborhood favorites. We’re here to help with our picks for the best restaurants in Princeton.

Our Favorite Asian Restaurant

Established in 2015, Roots Princeton specializes in Asian cuisine with contemporary influences and artistry. It’s a casual, upscale experience. Restaurant reviewer Susan Sprague Yeske of NJ.com says, “With its varied menu and emphasis on fresh foods bought locally whenever possible, this is a charming and enticing addition to the local restaurant scene.”

Our Favorite Mexican Restaurant

Loyal patrons call Tortuga’s Mexican Village “the best-kept secret in Princeton.” If you’re looking for Mexican food crafted to appeal to the American palate in a friendly, comfortable setting, Tortuga’s is a great choice. This locally-owned and well-loved restaurant is BYOB and cash only.

Our Favorite Steakhouse

Located in the heart of downtown Princeton, the Witherspoon Grill is a casual, yet refined setting with some of the best steak and seafood in the area. Not only that, but Witherspoon Grill has a sophisticated, vibrant bar scene with an award-winning wine list and inventive craft beer selection. They also offer a delicious Sunday brunch and live jazz on Tuesday evenings.

Our Favorite Place for Breakfast

The very definition of hometown goodness, Jammin’ Crepes gets all their ingredients from local farmers and serves it up fresh every day. Pair a delicious crepe with some of their soups, salads, and home-baked goods for an unbeatable breakfast or brunch combination.

Our Favorite Place for Dessert

You’ll find The Bent Spoon in the heart of Palmer Square. It’s a hot spot for Princeton natives and tourists alike. According to Princeton Magazine, “This quaint shop offers 24 flavors at a time, each inspired by seasonal New Jersey produce. That means there are summer ice cream flavors like sweet corn, basil, and Beach Plum currently available, while flavors like pumpkin and shiitake mushroom will make their debut this fall.”

Contact BHHS Fox & Roach to find the perfect home in Princeton, NJ. Our local knowledge and experience will help you and your family make a seamless transition to your new community.