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Chez Alice Cafe & Bakery

5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ
+1 609-921-6760
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, French
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5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very comfortable breakfast nook with really great coffee, terrific muffins - the french toast muffin is authentic to its name and lives up to the anticipation - and really terrific fresh made breakfast sandwiches - priced right - highly recommend.

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If we are planning to picnic in the area, we get sandwiches and dessert from Chez Alice. The servings are generous, everything fresh and tasty. As the "bakery" part of the name implies, desserts are wonderful. We had a "fancy" picnic, and, for a very...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Chez Alice Cafe and Bakery is a small and cozy place, famous for its croissants and french recipes cakes. Cafe located in downtown of Princeton and loved by its customers.

Thank Lubov B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 18:30
07:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Palmer Sq W, Princeton, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-921-6760
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