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Chez Alice Cafe & Bakery

5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
+1 609-921-6760
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (9 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, French
$$ - $$$
5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Most everything looks and is good although a bit pricey! Excellent sandwiches, sides, prepared foods, baked goods (brownies and chocolate chip cookies to die for!) and nearly every "side"/drink (non-alcoholic) that one could wish for.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Similar to many coffee shops with chic muffins and baked goods. Small seating area so it's primarily a grab and go place. Sandwiches are "healthy" and trendy.

Thank Nellbluebell
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting Princeton University, I wanted somewhere to sit down and have a coffee. I struggled to find somewhere til I found Chez Alice. It's a pretty small place with seating for (I guess) no more than 30. There is also a small restroom. The...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 17 July 2017

After walking around the square in the heat, it was refreshing to pop in this great cafe. I had the most delicious strawberry mint lemonade.

Thank cmmcgee
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I am from out of town and happened to stop in for dessert. I tried the Raspberry and Chocolate cake. I felt the need to write a review because it was the best Raspberry Chocolate cake I have ever had from anywhere. Well Done!

2  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Finding a niche in Princeton can be difficult with so many unique restaurants to choose from. In a town where people go for the one-off restaurants rather than the chains, it can be difficult to stand out, but Chez Alice does just that. The roast...More

1  Thank serenitywriter
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Well, I've been here several times in a past few weeks and their cakes (mango mousse cake, chocolate and white cake, etc) and other pastries are unbelievably yummy! The coffee quality varies, depending on who makes it. Also wasn't impressed by their soups but sandwiches...More

Thank ProudCat
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Got some lunch items, here. Both sandwiches and soup that we tried were very tasty. Walk-up counter with 5 or 6 small tables.

Thank Three-men-and-a-babe
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I like these little cafes. Chez Alice is no disappointment. Had a superior BLT. There was ample bacon and it was properly cooked and warm in my sandwich. Layered perfectly. Not just piled insensitively between the bread slices. Nice crunchy lettuce and bright tomatoes. Accompanied...More

Thank jackstizzy
Reviewed 23 October 2016

picked up a quick sandwich with a friend which was great but the cake we ordered for my son's birthday was to my surprise absolutely awesome. its a great place for desserts too i am sure

Thank namanniy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ 08542-3711
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-6760
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