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2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
+1 609-397-6242
12:00 - 19:30
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Sun 12:00 - 19:30
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Cute restaurant by the canal in Lambertsville across from New Hope. Good food. They have good desserts on display but did not try it. Decent lunch menu. Worth trying it if you are in the area.

Thank ACTraveler A
Parkville, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

Went here so we could take in the canal view (assumed from the name). Food was good. We had two sandwiches which were very tasty. Best part were the eggplant fries. The server was not very friendly and she rolled her eyes a few times. The view was not of the canal but of a million spider webs on their... More 

Thank KRH1120
Gloucester, Virginia
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99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We were really pleased with our meals topped off with a bottle of sangria. The New Haven Clam Chowder was really special. The atmosphere and service were just right. I will return.

Thank kbunting
Marlton, New Jersey
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

After a day of wine tasting in the area, we stopped at Lambertville for dinner. With reservations for 9, we arrived in three cars. Finding parking is problematic in Lambertville, and with a bridal shower wrapping up at Lilly's, we did have to wait a while to find a parking spot. It would have been nice to have sat out... More 

Thank Peter G
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

We ate with friends at Lily's on a beautiful fall evening. Everything was perfect. Our server was polite and attentive. We enjoyed the eggplant fries; the pasta special and swordfish specials were delicious. There is something for everyone on the menu.

Thank Rowan1970
Berwyn, PA
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We had a wonderful dinner here. I was with a big group and everyone had something different but I will say the big hit was the lamb chops over spinach and mashed potatos. If it's on the menu - try it...

Thank moose112
New Jersey
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We had dinner here one Friday evening with a friend and found the whole experience to be extremely delightful. We chose outdoor seating along the D & R Canal path, a very charming and private courtyard. Lamb was excellent, along with seafood dishes. Best yet, the coconut cake, a very large serving that was adequate for the three of us.... More 

Thank NewJerseyTripper
Ewing, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I wanted to love this restaurant, really I did, but it was quite the opposite. Overall, the food was the biggest disappointment. My boyfriend and I invited two of our closest friends. I, as well as one of our friends, ordered the salmon and shrimp pasta special. When our dishes arrived, the salmon was microscopic and we had about 4... More 

Thank stacey n
Ocean, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The atmosphere of this quaint place on the canal is great. Sort of historical/hip/quaint, if you can imagine that combo. The food selections are good (not outstanding). The service and food quality are also good, with a nicely varied menu and tasty selections. I recommend going for lunch!

Thank VacaMann
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here. The outdoor seating is cozy and was comfortable. Food was super fresh and filling. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Canal St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-6242

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