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Fernando's grille

173 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3702
+1 609-443-4488
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
16:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
173 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reserved a ROUND table for 8 around 3 weeks before. I recalled to make sure they had the round table around 10 days before. Both times, the person who answered confirmed the round table. However, when we arrived at the resturant, the round tables...More

Thank Carol R
TheChefFernando, Owner at Fernando's grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ms. Carol, I normally don't get this kind of reviews, I just want to remind you that I did apologize to you. It is just hard for us hold a table hours after we open, my staff has been told about this issue, that's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Fernando's for many years. It is our absolutely favorite restaurant. We have spent the last four New Years Eve here, we come for regular dinners, early bird dinners & sometimes just for appetizers and fabulous burgers! Come here- for sure...More

Thank jpsava
TheChefFernando, Owner at Fernando's grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jerry and Arlene, Your loyalty and friendship is greatly appreciated. Looking forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a welcome surprise for me. Staying in nearby Cranbury, I was looking for a place to eat other than fast food. When flying solo, the treatment is often not the best. But not in this restaurant. As much attention to detail was...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food and service are always good and consistent. The menu has something for everyone. We e love Fernando (and his nrother Marcelo)!

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very reasonable local restaurant with very good food. Friendly and good service! For a pleasant casual experience it is a good spot!

Thank chuckyd
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great atmosphere, service and excellent food. We had the grilled salmon special, chicken and sausage rigatoni special and sesame encrusted ahi tuna - presentation was perfect as were the meals - the washabi potatoes with the tuna was a perfect match. Reasonably price fine dining...More

Thank lvoorhees
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great food with fast, friendly service. Great location but appears to have limited parking. Will eat there again if in the area.

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We've visited several times with a parent residing at Meadow Lakes in parties of 6-10 people, and have always been pleased with the experience. The street-level entrance helps with walkers and wheelchairs and the staff is professional and considerate with the elderly and with service...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Found Fernando's Grille on TA and thought we would give them a try. It will not be our last visit! The staff is very welcoming & will tweak your entree if you have a special need/request. The owner stops by each table to say hello...More

Thank jonkacz
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Although not much to look at from the street, this BYOB restaurant in Hightstown, NJ is a gem. Not only is the food great but the wait staff is superb! My Cajun tilapia and shrimp was excellent. Many of the dishes are served with Yukon...More

Thank MJK582014
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Questions & Answers
Diana B
16 July 2015|
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Response from Marcelo H S | Property representative |
Hello Diane, Thanks for contacting us about this very special occasion meeting with your friends. Feel free of contacting us again, we will never rush out to our patrons either for lunch and dinner, since we don't close in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Mercer St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3702
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-443-4488
  • E-mail
they have great food n just off the NJ turnpike exit 8
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