Warm weather is here, which means it is officially the season to enjoy your favorite meals in a beautiful outdoor setting. The Square has a variety of restaurants that feature outdoor dining. From upscale Mediterranean cuisine, to a casual Italian cafe, to a historic gastro-pub, and a local soup and sandwich favorite, everyone can find something to enjoy while taking in the sun and the Square.
Mediterra: Sipping sangria, sharing tapas and paella, and enjoying dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients will have you feeling like you’re in the Mediterranean while in the heart of Downtown Princeton. Mediterra offers its customers an upscale dining experience with outstanding service and an acclaimed wine list. Enjoying an outdoor meal here is perfect for a special occasion, romantic summer date night, or a much needed get-together with close friends.
Teresa Caffe: This friendly and delicious hot-spot offers a casual outdoor dining experience for its guests. At Teresa Caffe, you will find an amazing menu focusing on Italian cuisine with seasonal flair. Their quality ingredients make every pizza, pasta, and salad dish a stand-out meal. Dining outside on their cozy outdoor patio gives diners the chance to enjoy a nice summer breeze while still feeling like a part of Teresa’s big Italian family.
Yankee Doodle Tap Room: In the mood for a cold summer brew to accompany your gastro-pub fare? The Yankee Doodle Tap Room offers 19 craft beers on tap to quench your thirst while you enjoy a burger, rib-eye steak, fish and chips or a nibble off of their Pub Grub menu. Their patio offers diners that familiar back yard feel right in the middle of Palmer Square. This landmark is a great place to have a tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Princeton Soup and Sandwich: Need a quick bite in the middle of your busy day? The space may look small, but don’t be fooled, the menu is not! Soups, salads, sandwiches, Belgian fries, breakfast sandwiches … there is truly something for everyone, anytime of day.
Olsson’s Fine Foods: Cheese lovers will rejoice over the wide variety offered in this shop. Grab one of their pre-made cheese plates or create your own and head to the Green for a tasty picnic.
Don’t forget dessert: Nothing says warm weather like ice cream, and some of the best can be found on the Square at The Bent Spoon and Halo Pub, while pastries and cakes at Chez Alice will satisfy any sweet cravings.