Dying to get out of the house? With the Governor lifting restrictions on indoor dining, we thought we would share our favorite go-to spots for all the options: eating inside, outside and take-out. We’ve noted what options each restaurant is offering so you don’t need to do any of the guesswork!

Help us support our local restaurants by eating out in Mercer this winter! With some of the best restaurants in New Jersey, you won’t have any problems finding something delectable.

Rat’s Restaurant

16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619

Open for indoor & outdoor dining only. Reservations required.

Remarkable atmosphere and remarkable food. If you come during the day, consider walking the surroundings, which look to be plucked out of a Monet painting. Excellent French fair in a building resembling a French chateau. You’ll fall in love with Rat’s this winter.

Salad from Rat's Restaurant in Hamilton, NJ.



Blue Point Grill

258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

Open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and curbside pickup for takeout.

Five-star service and food for seafood in New Jersey. They go out of their way to ensure their customers are warm, if eating outside, and are eating top-quality meals. Try their new $35 three-course takeout menu! Available exclusively through the online ordering system Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays! BYOB when dining at their restaurant!

Outdoor heated dining at Blue Point Grill in Princeton, NJ.

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Nomad Pizza

301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ

Open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and curbside pickup for takeout.

“Best pizza in NJ,” “Best pizza in Princeton,” “We LOVE LOVE LOVE the vegan options,” “The pizza was great! The food came out fast! The service was great! I couldn’t think of a complaint if I wanted to.” - incredible reviews for a reason. If you love pizza, stop by Nomad for something tasty.

Pepperoni pizza from Nomad Pizza in Princeton, NJ.

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Chambers Walk Café & Catering

2667 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Open for indoor dining, outdoor dining, and curbside pickup for takeout.

A local favorite with homemade meals so good it simply cannot go unnoticed. Excellent food that will accommodate any diet concerns. Casual lunches and more upscale dinners give you the best of both worlds. BYOB!

Burger and Fries from Chambers Walk Cafe & Catering in Lawrenceville, NJ

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Jammin’ Crepes

20 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

Open for curbside pickup and delivery.

While they may not be open for indoor dining, we’d like to mention these guys anyway for their delicious and creative crepes. Everything from the health nut crepe, the smoky apple and brie crepe, cinnamon tasty crepe, pizza melty, bacon scrambler and so many more. Generous portions perfect for lunch or an early dinner. Best part? They use locally grown food, which makes these taste even sweeter. They're also available to cater events!

Savory crepe from Jammin' Crepes in Princeton, NJ.

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