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Kirsten's Restaurant

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Route 22, Lebanon, NJ 08833
+1 908-236-6022
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for a family dinner and had a nice meal with all of us getting the pasta fest meal. This included a choice of green or Caesar salad, many different pastas and sauces, and then dessert of two mini cannoli or vanilla ice cream. We had the rigatoni with meatballs and sausage, cavatelli with olive oil and garlic,... More 

Thank cageynot
New Jersey
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407 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Although my wife had been here before this was my first time dining here. We shared a Caesar Salad ($8) and the addition of grilled chicken ($3). It was enough for two and had a very generous serving of thin grilled chicken breast. Overall a good choice but it could have used some additional dressing and larger pieces of the... More 

Thank MrOcho
Guardin State NJ
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151 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I really wanted it to be good. I selected eggplant parm... how could it ever be wrong in an Italian restaurant? It was wrong! Rubbery and weird... not fresh! My friend was taking me out so I just picked around it and ate the pasta. One other thing if you are cleaning a table next to someone eating no big... More 

Thank HungaryHippo
Flemington, New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had pizza and salad. The thin crust pizza was very good. Fresh ingredients, nice and hot. Staff was friendly.

Thank morristowngirl
Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,242 reviews
1,068 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Its been two years since my last review, but not two years since our last visit - as we like this place. The Eggplant al Forno appetizer is good for those with a big appetite. Its a entree-sized meal for most folks - and its really good. This trip I had a special... Gargonella Pasta [$19], Homemade pasta sautéed with... More 

Thank Morgan2010
Clinton, New Jersey
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My cousin uses our place as her halfway stop in her travels. We usually give her a taste on NJ's BYOB restaurants. Tuesday night visit. Nice specials. I had one (swordfish) and my cousin the fungi ravioli. Both excellent. My wife was a little disappointed with the pasta primavera. Needed more veggies. It was not a special. So specials rule.... More 

Thank Dan P
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. We had raviolis perfect well done with fungi and filet mignon. Nice place

Bent mountain, VA
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

My friend and I stopped here after being on the interstate all day. He likes to eat at local restaurants, so we got off the interstate onto Route 22. The restaurant is not easy to spot from the highway. It is called Kirsten's Italian Grill. The service is very slow. We had a surly, very unpleasant waitress. Imagine a very... More 

Thank Mary S
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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103 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My wife and I dined here this weekend after a "decade-long" hiatus (I'd rather not get into detail as to why the long separation). The food was good, the service was very good, and the option of being a BYOB is attractive to the cost-conscious couples and families. I wasn't floored by our Chicken Francaise entrees, though the portions were... More 

Thank Tom E
Annandale, United States
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I also wanted to like this restaurant more. The last time two times I was there, I was there for dinner. The menu seems to ALWAYS be the same! Their Italian food is good, but nothing special. I got a dish that said it came with asparagus and it had only a few little pieces--maybe one stalk's worth! The service... More 

Thank Judith F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 22, Lebanon, NJ 08833
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 908-236-6022

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