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Blue Point Grill

258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
+1 609-921-1211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue point” (68 reviews)
“oysters” (107 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (51 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Just had another excellent meal here last weekend. The fish and seafood is always perfectly fresh and expertly prepared. Must tries for appetizers: grilled octopus, buffalo rock shrimp and the oysters - they are just sublime. Last visit I had lemon sole prepared with capers...More

Thank Capemay M
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We've been eating at BPG for more than 15 years. The fish is always fresh and well prepared. "Fish House" style, but not heavy and greasy as you would fear. Awesome oysters shucked fresh at the bar. Service is always top notch...these servers know their...More

Thank K G
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little cozy spot in the heart of Princeton that serves fresh seafood as well as other food. It's not an intimate spot as it can get pretty noisy. There's an option of sitting outside or indoors. The assorted oysters, shrimp dumplings...More

Thank Tashakane
Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you love fabulous seafood, you can't go wrong here! Everything on the menu is prepared beautifully and you can be sure it will be fresh. The decor is not fancy, it can be a bit noisy, sometimes there is a wait to get a...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a great place for fresh fish. Many varieties are offered. The menu changes depending on the catch. Casual ambience, reservations are a must. I have always had excellent service. BYOB. There is a small parking lot a few doors to the left of...More

Thank cindygord
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Have had only great wonderful food. The service is outstanding and the servers know the menu very well. If you love seafood this is the place to go to however reservations are a must.

Thank LuvLBInewjersey
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

It's hard to beat their menu and they deliver on flavorful renditions of so many seafood plates. A very good oyster menu with knowledgable staff to select a plate for the table. And always a good selection of seafood entrees with your choice of preparation...More

Thank Lvillejoe
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Blue Point Grill is wonderful! I had octopussy and clams as appetizer, salmon and swordfish as main course. The food seems taken from the see just few minutes before. The fish is always fresh and well prepared. The staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Marcello P
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This restaurant is not romantic or fancy, however, the fish and the service is top notch (thank you Virginia you were so knowledgeable and helpful and provided a wonderful experience)! Our first experience was with the parking which was quick and easy (free parking in...More

Thank laura t
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is the best seafood restaurant in the Princeton area. They have a wide variety of fish and oysters from all over the world, simply prepared which make the main courses be the true star of the entree... as should always be. DELICIOUS!!!!

Thank Irma P
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2016|
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Response from Bonnie B | Reviewed this property |
Casual. No. Dress code.
16 May 2016|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is BYOB.
25 August 2015|
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Response from Carol7236 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Some include potato or rice. Depending on the entree chosen. But they have great sides like Brussels sprouts, creamed spinach, and broccoli for an extra charge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4623
    (Pine St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-1211
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Fresh & simply prepared seafood served in a casual atmosphere with a gorgeous patio for warm weather dining.
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