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Zinna's Bistro

1275 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
+1 609-860-9600
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1275 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated immediately and the setting is very nice. I had the meatball insalata which was delicious but I wish they gave more then 3 medium size meatballs. My colleague had another salad that looked much more filling. Overall a good experience and would...More

Thank Erica M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Zinnas last week for lunch after not eating there for quite a while. We always enjoy being seated in their lovely outdoor patio. The weather was perfect, the only problem was the food. I had eggs Benedict which was just ok. The...More

Thank NJLindy
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I don't have enough space to say all the amazing things about this place. We had a party of 14 with separate checks and Chrissy didn't even bat an eye. They have a cozy room in the back for large parties. It was perfect!. An...More

Thank Lewis21601
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Need to bring your own and they are ready to uncork and pour. Food was really great and very nice ambience.

Thank Corinne B
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for getting the word out about our BYOB policy, Corinne! It's great to know you enjoyed everything and we're all looking forward to serving you again anytime!

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Short ribs and pasta dishes are the bomb. Careful with the steak cuts... less impressive. Otherwise awesome!!!

Thank Brian T
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

I can't thank you enough for your support, Corinne! We're thrilled to have you as a fan, and we're all looking forward to many more good times to come.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I was there for dinner with friends on Saturday night (2/3). It was a busy night and it was quite evident that they were overwhelmed. We had reservations and was promptly seated in a center table. I asked for a table on the perimeter for...More

Thank JetsMan
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We did not have a reservation but they seated us right away. The place was not busy until after we sat down. It is a BYOB but they give you a nice wine & water glass. The sausage pasta dish was very good and a...More

Thank Anne C
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

We appreciate the detailed review, Anne. We are so glad that you were pleased with the food and service. We do know that the dining room can get quite full on busy nights, but we are happy to welcome everyone for a great experience here....More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Had dinner with a business associate during the week. Place was not too busy but service was inexperienced. There were a number of specials that sounded interesting and both of us ordered from the specials. Both dishes were okay and seemed to have more ingredients...More

Thank Leonard G
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

I appreciate you taking the time to share about your experience, Leonard. We're grateful for all your detailed feedback, and it's wonderful to know you enjoyed your visit overall. You're completely right to expect a relaxing environment to have a nice conversation over dinner. We...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal restaurant in NJ; wait staff was attentive, decor was lovely, food was amazing, BYOB is an added bonus. The whole experience was great. Jason, the head chef, was great and circled the room to make sure everyone enjoyed their meal. We came with a...More

Thank Lillith T
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Lillith, Thank you for the glowing review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. Our chef, Jason is always working hard to make sure that guests leave happy. We hope to see you again soon! Alex

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Our group of four visited at lunchtime on a Saturday and were very happy with everything about our meal. They have a substantial lunchtime menu, primarily Italian, that was so enticing that it was hard to choose what to order. It would have been easier...More

Thank Sharon P
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you so much Sharon, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Hopefully when you are back in the area you will pay us a visit !

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sklein2015
8 March 2016|
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
We brought our own wine but the restaurant also offered wine by the glass; which was news to us...Don't know if they are changing over completely so you may want to call restaurant to see if they are still a BYOB before you... More
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
They offer wine or BYOB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranbury
  • Phone Number: +1 609-860-9600
  • E-mail
Description
Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that opened in January 2010. It is one of the hidden gems that make up the treasured Cranbury community. At Zinna's, we believe good food is simple food made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients available including a variety of produce that grows in our very own on-premise garden.
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