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Tessara Restaurant

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812 Highway 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619-4412
+1 609-584-1700
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 10:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Hamilton, New Jersey
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go a few times a month and love the food. I personally love the prime rib. My 9 year old just gets spaghetti every time. My wife always gets a veggie meal. The service is alway friendly and the bar area usually has locals at it.

Thank Peeps84
Hamilton, NJ
Level Contributor
516 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Last time we dined at Tessara's was over ten years ago, and though we live about ten minutes' slow walk from the place, our past negative experience prevented us from coming back for years. We finally decided to give the restaurant another chance, hoping that things tend to change in life. Not. Totally impersonal menu, bland food, both unattractively prepared... More 

Robbinsville, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We go to Cracker Barrel for breakfast twice a month. The pumpkin pancakes are so delicious as are all pancake dishes. However, they have just changed their menu in regards to cereal selections. It seems you can only have Cheerios . The fruit choice is apples that if blindfolded you'd swear was apple pie apples from the can. Terrible. You... More 

Thank 23vince
Hamilton, New Jersey
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Celebrating my son-in-laws birthday was great, our waiter explained he was new but he was great. There were six of us and the meal was served in a timely fashion from appetizers to desserts. You could cut the prime rib with a fork and the portion size was enough to take home leftovers. Staff was warm and accommodating. Will do... More 

Thank mearh
Hamilton, New Jersey
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

An owner who accused us of reusing a coupon twice. Baited for a trap when we came in and at the end of our dinner added a $30 extra charge to the bill. Accused of being crooked and thieves. Out of control and in our faces. Never ever have we been so humiliated as by this person. We needed to... More 

Thank 93mom
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

While the Tessara Restaurant parking lot suggested the restaurant was busy on a Thursday at lunchtime, once inside it appeared most of the cars were for attendees at a banquet-type lunch. The main dining room was quiet with only one other table occupied, but the meal that followed was very good indeed. My husband ordered their Minestrone Soup and his... More 

1 Thank OldBridges
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Me and my girlfriend went there for lunch today. The portions were very huge and the wait staff was excellent. I have zero complaints. I bought the Pasta Primavera because i am "vegetarian" and she had prime rib and it was made VERY WELL...I actually enjoyed myself. The first time I have EVER been there and I am a Mercer... More 

Thank K. E
Trenton, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Tessara has the freshest, best quality food in Hamilton. The portions are perfect in comparison to their prices. You won't leave there hungry! They satisfied my craving for chicken marsala this weekend, which I ordered as takeout. When I got home, it was just as amazing as having it in the restaurant! The staff is quick and knows how to... More 

1 Thank Carla N
Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

nice atmosphere and they also have a nice little bar area. Food is very good and a big choice, from sandwiches to full dinners.

Thank JoeMacretired
Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Consistently good food, delicious soups, crisp chilled salads, fresh breads and entrees were cooked to perfection and plentiful. The service was attentive and responsive.The ambience was tasteful and confortable. We were not rushed and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. An excellent dining experience for lunch or dinner.

Thank svcpsu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Highway 33, Hamilton, NJ 08619-4412
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-584-1700

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