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Acacia

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2637 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1012
+1 609-895-9885
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17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took overseas visitors for a "treat" as we had not been there in several years. Noise level in the dining room was deafening...ended up not talking instead of shouting at each other. My seafood appetizer had a rubber-band cooked in it and when pointed out to the waitress, she off-handedly said she'd let the kitchen know. Food was OK, but... More 

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Thank plyons68
Yardley, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Acacia has a wonderful menu, service and ambience ---- always a superb experience and our favorite restaurant. Charles & Sue of PA

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Thank chasberner
Hamilton, NJ
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569 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 615 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have been dining at Acacia for many years now, under two successive ownership, and the food has been consistently good, and the service remained excellent. The restaurant has recently undergone interior renovation, the decor has changed a bit, and the dining area is a good combination of cozy ambiance and enough privacy, with a good distance between all the... More 

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Thank RGSOUNDF
Princeton, New Jersey
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244 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The duck breast is a must. Was done a very nice medium rare, good quality and flavor.. They will accommodate changing your sides to match your palate. Also recommend the pork belly. These two dishes are done as well as anywhere. Nice friendly staff and management. Great ambiance. it's BYOB, so don't expect them to pour your wine after uncorking...... More 

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Thank Randy J
Pennington, NJ
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347 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We used to go to Acacia many, many years ago (like 15 or 20) but at some point the restaurant just got awful. However, we were desperate to find another BYOB restaurant locally which was good and I read a review of the new Acacia, with a new chef owner. So we decided to try it out. The verdict is-... More 

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Thank Altonmann
Lawrenceville, NJ
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Acacia restaurant in Lawrenceville, NJ, is great find with delicious food prepared by a creative chef, excellent service, and a beautiful ambience --- a great experience all around. The menu is quite varied for both lunch and dinner, but the real find is the three course lunch special for under twenty dollars, with several great choices every weekday. BYOB Ample... More 

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Thank sabrebh
Lacave, France
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The food at Acacia is always delicious and beautifully presented, and the restaurant space is lovely.

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Thank Sharon D
Princeton, New Jersey
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246 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We've been wanting to check out this place for a while. Wish we checked it out in the summer, so we could've eaten outside. The best part of our meal was the salad we split as an appetizer. It was a shaved brussel sprout salad. Awesome! I had the scallops with roasted fall vegetables and it was delicious. Very light... More 

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Thank Megan M
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This gem never disappoints! Excellent food with great service on every visit👏👏. I love that it is BYOB and that the tables are not as close together as they used to be. You can have a conversation and not feel like you are disturbing the next table. Come for the food, relax and enjoy!

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Thank LH123NJ
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food is great and innovative, services was wonderful. Have been there several times and never been disappointed and it is a BYOB. Not inexpensive, but worth every penny. Best for special occasionsNice ambiance for a relaxed and romantic dinner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2637 Main St, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1012
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-895-9885
Description
"Inventive American Cuisine"- We are a BYOB restaurant.- We are closed Mondays.- We are less than a mile from Rt 95 and just a few miles south of Princeton. - We have free parking.- We are street level and easily accessible for wheelchairs.

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