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Janina Bistro

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1220 Route 22 West, Lebanon, NJ
+1 908-840-4107
14:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 14:00 - 22:00
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Oldwick, New Jersey
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good and the service is excellent. It's a small jewel in the heart of Hunterdon County, good for lunch or dinner. There are different menus for each and you will be glad you gave this place a try !

Thank nragunteacher
Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,286 reviews
1,111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I do not know why this dish has this name. Ancona is a type of chicken, so maybe thats what it was. I did not ask. I did - however - enjoy. Chicken breast thinned slightly with a mallet, topped with a 'tower' of eggplant slice, warm goat cheese wrapped with a roasted red pepper. Yumm. The sauce was very... More 

Thank Morgan2010
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere good, food good but very salty! Salads and main dishes ample. Good service. BYOB.....liquor store next door. Very convenient parking.

Thank Peggie S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Janina Bistro one more time after reading the good reviews on Trip Advisor. We had been there several years ago and they were very unwelcoming, portions were small and fairly expensive. Supposedly, they were under new management so I wanted to try again since we live close by. We didn't make a reservation... More 

Thank Jean C
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We ate lunch. The food was excellent, prepared as requested, just the right seasoning, top quality ingredients, and pleasant informative staff. Fine dining not run-of-the-mill. We will be back to try other dishes for dinner and expect we will ave the same great experience.

Thank rfritz32
Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Wether dining for lunch or dinner this is an excellent choice. The atmosphere is very inviting. The food is excellent. Highly recommend this, and isn't far off hwy 78.

Thank Rgib717
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I come to NJ a couple times a month and this is one of the best places I have ever experienced. The staff is so attentive and the food is absolutely AMAZING! I highly recommend the Hanger Steak and the grilled shrimp (they will even make it dinner size if you want).

Thank ACody30
Branchburg, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I ordered Chicken Alba and it was delicious. The chicken was thin just the way I like it. My sister had Spinach ravioli. She said it was the best she ever had. We will definitely go back but next time for dinner. The service was excellent.

Thank bondzeee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Bring your appetite and be prepared to be overwhelmed with the aroma of all sorts of Italian specialties. It is BYOB but is conveniently located right next door to a liquor store. The owner is very hands on and wants to make sure everyone is enjoying the food and the restaurant.

Thank Bill C
Lancaster, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful bistro with a small market. Also sells wonderful selection of prepared and package items to take and serve at home. We tried a grilled sandwich and a Stromboli Both were excellent. Then as we were in town for a horse clinic we bought a wrap and a salad to go for lunch the next day. The staff is very... More 

Thank Siri_in_Shanghai

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Route 22 West, Lebanon, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 908-840-4107

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