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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 good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“wedges” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1275 S River Rd, Additional Entrance Off Route 130 N, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3607
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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 !

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Friendly restaurant with a nice menu! The selections are creative and specials are offered. We had a thanksgiving sandwich and vegetable focaccia. Both were great and made with very fresh ingredients. The service was prompt and professional. The atmosphere is welcoming.

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

Thank you so much !! Glad you enjoyed the sandwich and appreciate you taking the time to write this review ! Hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Zinna's is a very comfortable local restaurant offering both outside and inside dining. The food is above average and their pricing is in line with other restaurants of the same caliber. We had an enjoyable visit and the staff were there to please.

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

Thank you Andrew ! We are glad you enjoyed it and hope you can make it back soon !

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Zinna's is a very cozy restaurant with amazing hand crafted dishes that are out of this world. Their appatizers are meals on their own and if you haven't tried the black garlic Mac and cheese yet then you haven't experienced Zinna's chefs true talent. A...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ZinnasBistro, Owner at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you !! We are so glad you enjoyed the appetizers and I have to agree with you on the Mac and Cheese because it is also one of my favorites ! Take care and we hope you can come back soon ! Jen

Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had dinner at Zinna with 10 friends. That night they had special salmon & they also havd salmon on their regular menu. One of my friends & I had ordered the special salmon and one friend had ordered the salmon from the regular menu....More

Thank kammanv
ZinnasBistro, Owner at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

We are sorry to hear about your experience and wish you would have brought this to one of the managers on duty. We can assure you that although we try to hire and train the staff to provide the most professional service at times things...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I met a friend at Zinna's, as it was 45 minutes from where we were each located. We didn't know that they grow a lot of their own produce onsite. I had an incredible spinach salad with fresh roasted beets, chicken, candied walnuts and goat...More

Thank mobay68
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Well we are glad you made the trip ! Thank you for taking the time to review us and hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food was average. Have tried it several times as it's close to home. However, being older the noise was much too loud and we could not have a conversation with the people we were with.

Thank Peggy B
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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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sklein2015
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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
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 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
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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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