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Oliver A Bistro

218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
+1 609-298-7177
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“risotto” (23 reviews)
“burgers” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been mtg friends here from nyc & northern nj and never had a bad experience. Everything is very good. You can count on it.

Thank bigsteven1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We as others were not aware that the restaurant opens at 5:00PM. In reviewing there menu online we noticed all kinds of hamburgers. Both my wife and I were in the mood for a burger when we arrived at 4:30PM. There was a menu posted...More

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I dine here often, the food is excellent! the staff always professional and attentive. We love eating al fresco or in one of the tables by the window. Its a BYOB which is great! Reservations are suggested as they are always very...More

Thank olgavan0202
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Service was friendly and efficient. food was excellent, nice presentation, quaint little place. A bit noisy when full (and it is often!!) but well worth a visit.

1  Thank LeguideParisien
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We read the positive reviews about this restaurant and were planning to visit for lunch during an afternoon in downtown Bordentown. We arrived at 2:55 to find the lunch hours ended at 3 pm and they didn't open back up until 5 pm. The hostess...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food at this restaurant is absolutely great . It is exceptionally fresh and we'll prepared . The jumbo lump crab croissant is supurb, the chicken salad excellent . On this visit gazpacho perfectly made . Excellent value for your dollar ! I have seen...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We spent last weekend in Bordentown NJ doing a historical look around and the docent at the historical society suggested Oliver We are in his debt. A Zagat rated bistro with amazing prices and to die for food. The tender delicious rack of lamb was...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We met friends for dinner last night and went to Oliver to try a different restaurant in Bordentown. It was down right the worst restaurant experience any of us have had in years. The service was nonexistent. It took 45 minutes to get the waiter...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Ate here with the family while up for a baseball tournament. The burgers were flavorful and the fries were good too. Only downside was that they didn't seem to register my Open Table reservation and were not as flexible in terms of seating. We ate...More

Thank rstravelerMaryland
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I'd read about the special weekday lunch menu here featuring what have been described as among the state's best burgers. The next chance I happened to be near Bordentown on a weekday, I had to see for myself. I decided to go with the Triple...More

Thank AlexanderD
dmcelmoyl, Owner at Oliver A Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank You! You just made my Day!😃

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Doug C
2 April 2017|
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Response from SayCheese | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what it is. Might want to check their website or call.
14 October 2016|
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Response from Dorrie207 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Casual is fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817
  • Public Transportation: River Line
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bordentown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-298-7177
  • E-mail
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