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Acacia

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2637 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1012
+1 609-895-9885
Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Princeton, New Jersey
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223 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The duck breast is a must. Was done a very nice medium rare, good quality and flavor.. They will accommodate changing your sides to match your palate. Also recommend the pork belly. These two dishes are done as well as anywhere. Nice friendly staff and management. Great ambiance. it's BYOB, so don't expect them to pour your wine after uncorking...... More 

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Thank Randy J
Pennington, NJ
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344 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We used to go to Acacia many, many years ago (like 15 or 20) but at some point the restaurant just got awful. However, we were desperate to find another BYOB restaurant locally which was good and I read a review of the new Acacia, with a new chef owner. So we decided to try it out. The verdict is-... More 

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Thank Altonmann
Lawrenceville, NJ
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Acacia restaurant in Lawrenceville, NJ, is great find with delicious food prepared by a creative chef, excellent service, and a beautiful ambience --- a great experience all around. The menu is quite varied for both lunch and dinner, but the real find is the three course lunch special for under twenty dollars, with several great choices every weekday. BYOB Ample... More 

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Thank sabrebh
Lacave, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The food at Acacia is always delicious and beautifully presented, and the restaurant space is lovely.

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Thank Sharon D
Princeton, New Jersey
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235 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've been wanting to check out this place for a while. Wish we checked it out in the summer, so we could've eaten outside. The best part of our meal was the salad we split as an appetizer. It was a shaved brussel sprout salad. Awesome! I had the scallops with roasted fall vegetables and it was delicious. Very light... More 

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Thank Megan M
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This gem never disappoints! Excellent food with great service on every visit👏👏. I love that it is BYOB and that the tables are not as close together as they used to be. You can have a conversation and not feel like you are disturbing the next table. Come for the food, relax and enjoy!

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Thank LH123NJ
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food is great and innovative, services was wonderful. Have been there several times and never been disappointed and it is a BYOB. Not inexpensive, but worth every penny. Best for special occasionsNice ambiance for a relaxed and romantic dinner

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Thank drpkot
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287 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Okay menu, decent ambiance, reasonable service, but overall not worth the price. Not a place I'd go regularly. Parking is easy.

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Thank steventobolsky
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We love this place and switch off between Vidalia and acacia. More intimate, more formal. Excellent food and BYO. We meet friends from central New Jersey there. Meat dishes are superb.

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Thank Marlene S
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Walk past the outdoor patio & around the the side entrance leading to a welcoming white table clothed dining room. Greeted by a pleasantly smiling hostess, our party of 5 was seated immediately. This venue, housed in a beautiful brick building along Main Street offers plenty of "Off Street" parking making the journey pleasantly convenient. The menu of American Cuisine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2637 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-895-9885
Description
"Inventive American Cuisine"- We are a BYOB restaurant.- We are closed Mondays.- We are less than a mile from Rt 95 and just a few miles south of Princeton. - We have free parking.- We are street level and easily accessible for wheelchairs.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?