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Oliver A Bistro

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218 Farnsworth Ave, Ste A, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1817 (Walnut)
+1 609-298-7177
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bordentown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Living in Bordentown I am blessed by having many fine restaurants to choose from. Oliver's is one of the best with a very nice menu that changes regularly with daily specials. There is no bar but you can bring whatever you want from home as your beverage. I strongly suggest trying the bowl of mussels in a coconut thai sauce.... More 

Thank tantom2016
Chesterfield, New Jersey
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118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my!!! My wife and I finally managed to sneak out on a Saturday night for a long awaited dinner at Oliver A Bistro. Due to our procrastinated reservations, the best we could do was 8:45 PM. It's a bit late to our liking but it worked out perfectly. Oliver's (as I will refer to it from here on out)... More 

Thank FlyGuy12
Bordentown, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Soups are delicious! New one every day plus the usual. I like potato, bacon & cheddar!!! Many different entrees. Try them all. Salads are crisp & fresh & very different! Matt is an award winning chef & after eating here you will understand why!!

Thank Suzanne W
Philadelphia Pa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went before Christmas and had a great meal. My wife and I both had a scallop dish, delicious and they accommodated her gluten free request. Small, but you aren't squeezed in like some BYOBs. Will go back

1 Thank gg1walt
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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503 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant many times. Restaurant features intimate dining with imaginative menu and very good food. Even the salads are good. Excellent service, BYOB, competitive prices, and accepts most credit cards. This is probably the best restaurant in Bordentown. Quite popular, so reservations are necessary at most times. The only downside of this restaurant is parking. Depending... More 

1 Thank Stanner57
Somers Point
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We have not been here in ages but have heard so much about their burger night. The menu had so many different types of burgers and toppings. My wife had a shrimp dish that was out of this world, shrimp with a cheesy seasoned grits, what a mouthful of favor. My burger was juicy and was wonderful, best burger ever.... More 

Thank Richard L
Jackson, New Jersey
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband and I decided to visit a second time for my birthday. It's a quaint friendly establishment. We decided to try the unique burgers they are famous for. The burgers are ordered pink/no pink. That's the reason for the four stars. I order no pink and was presented with a lot of pink. These things happen, the burger was... More 

Thank donna592
Bordentown, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Oliver's is a quaint byob restaurant in Bordentown City. It is small, so you will need reservations. The food is all made fresh and is soooo delicious! You cannot go wrong with any food choice here.

1 Thank MBK1234
Yardville, New Jersey
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147 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I visited this restaurant with two of our friends. We had never been here before but heard some good things about it. Two of us ordered the crab cakes sandwich with a side of salad which was very good. Plenty of crab meat with a slight taste of spice to it. Another ordered the shrimp with grits... More 

Thank Ed V
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious! We've been here a few times and everything we've had has been very tasty. However, having to wait 30 minutes to pay the bill is ridiculous. They obviously need to hire more people. Make reservations.

Thank MississippiEllen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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

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