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About Mediterra

Approachable cuisine of the 21 countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. Seasonal alfresco dining overlooks Princeton's Palmer Square.
Offering an Award-Winning Wine List and Creative Cocktails.
Live music in Taverna Tuesdays & Thursday Nights.
Private Dining available as well!

29 Hulfish St
Princeton, NJ 08542
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30-3:00pm. Midday Menu offered 3:00-4:30pm

Brunch: Saturday 11:30am-3:00 pm. Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm. Midday Menu offered 3:00-4:30 pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:30pm - 10pm, Friday & Saturday 4:30pm - 11pm, Sunday 4pm-9pm

Happy Hour in Bar & Taverna: Monday-Friday 4:00-6:30pm

Cross Street:
Witherspoon St

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 252-9680

Website:
http://www.mediterrarestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music on Tuesday & Thursday evenings, (check calendar @ www.mediterrarestaurant.com)

Parking Details:
There are public parking facilities located adjacent and behind the restaurant.

Public Transit:
Princeton Transit train and bus

Executive Chef:
Terry Strong

Private Party Facilities:
The private dining room at Mediterra comfortably seats up to 36 people. We currently offer lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch options, as well as tasting menus, all of which can be completely custom designed to meet your tastes and budget.

Private Party Contact:
Erika Kirton: (609) 252-9680

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Mediterra Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (43)
Neighborhood Gem (39)
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Business Meals (32)
Special Occasion (32)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Great for Lunch (29)
Good for Groups (28)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Casual (26)
Authentic (24)
Local Ingredients (24)
Pre/post Theatre (23)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
Cozy (22)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Fun (20)
Notable Wine List (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Worth the Drive (19)
Healthy (18)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Tapas (18)
Seasonal (17)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Romantic (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Good Vegetarian Options (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Hot Spot (13)
Comfort Food (11)
Kid-friendly (10)
Scenic View (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Organic (7)
People Watching (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Spicy (4)
Vegan (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Great Beer (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Music (2)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 12 hours ago

The mussels were disappointing. Rather tasteless - or even fishy tasting- with a lot of canned tomatoes. Needed garlic or maybe wine in the sauce.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

It was good! I went for a date night and really enjoyed it.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Had a nice dinner with my teenage daughter tonight. Everything was amazing. The service and the food were outstanding.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Always great! One of my favorite spots for a business dinner.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Vantine’s dinner venue for a happy couple. Loved the prix fix menu and wine pairings were spot on. Also like their standard menu of smalll plates. Service was cheerful and nicely paced. Great evening!! Recommend to all.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

Valentine’s Day dinner

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We dine frequently at Mediterra and this Valentines Day dinner proved to be as delicious as usual. The ambience is warm and friendly and the staff friendly and accommodating to our requests. The special menu offered many options and we opted for the wine pairing which were wonderful wines at a very reasonable price. All in all a great dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

great valentines day menu. food imaginative and well prepared. server, anna, very accommodating. a small delay in food delivery led to a reduction in the tab. good lighting. slightly crowded but not unreasonable

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

The food was great and the service couldn't get any better was a great night an d would go back again and again

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Perfect cuisine & atmosphere for a Appreciatory Luncheon with my colleagues.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Can’t wait to have the wild mushroom parpadelle again!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was the second time at this restaurant. This was for Valentine's dinner, and it was excellent. The food was great and service very good. My girlfriend and I had a great time. I will be returning in the near future.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My wife and I hadn't been to Mediterra for a couple of years, so it was nice to get back to one of our favorite and most reliable restaurants. We're glad to find that nothing has changed. We definitely won't stay away so long again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Varied menu offerings and worthwhile daily additions, all well-prepared. Attentive service and quiet enough for conversation around our table of six, despite the full house.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

It is always good but it is also overpriced

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The staff worked with us to make sure we could get in and out quickly since we had run late and needed to get to a show. Always very friendly and helpful.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The paella was delicious! Great service too.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We shared an appetizer which was delicious. After polishing off our main courses, we unfortunately did not have room for dessert. The choices looked great!
Our server and all the others were very helpful.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

we go to Mediterra often and its always good.. except for this time. Sat at the high top tables
took forever to get any service, water...even menus.. had to ask for everything. the waiter forgot one of our entree orders so we sat waiting for an hour until we asked where the food was.. he said he got confused!!! so we left the restaurant.. sorry that didn't work for us.. next time going to sit at a regular table.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We have been to Mediterra a number of times. We were very impressed with the dinner that we had on Saturday. Menu seems to have been shortened and is more focused. Everything we ordered was great. Keep it up!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 25, 2018

our server was congenial, fast and got us newly brewed coffee when our first cups were served cold. She was friendly, knowledgeable and a delight.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Solid food. Good service. Overall good experience. deserts were exceptional Would go back

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Very disappointed. Tunanichoise salad
was on the menu online. We were there Sunday at 2:30. Went specially for the above salad. We’re told when we ordered that it was only available during the week. Said they had no tuna!! Should say so on line. Also, servers reaching across in front of you when clearing dishes. Not professional!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Mediterra was excellent, as always. The food is very good, the atmosphere warm and lively, and the service was outstanding. We were late for our reservation and had concert tickets. We were served so quickly I couldn't believe it; and we didn't even tell them we were short on time.

For a quiet romantic dinner, my first choice is Eno Terra. But for a small group celebration in a casual fun atmosphere, Mediterra is as good as it gets.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Fun, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Everything was very good except the noise level was, as usual, too loud

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We were a group of six friends who visit with each other once or twice a year. The waitress quickly realized that we would want to be there for a while, and she communicated that she was not going to try to rush us out. We appreciated that, and tried to reflect that in her tip. She was professional, helpful, welcoming.
Food here is consistent and reasonably priced. It's a great brunch/lunch option.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

My husband and I had dinner at Mediterra before a theatre performance. Loved it! Food, service, wine all great. I had the octopus appetizer - was grilled and seasoned to perfection. My husband enjoyed the salmon and I the rigatoni with wild boar sausage - so good! The service was attentive and the atmosphere lively but not too loud. Will definitely return and recommend to friends.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The best food in Princeton. Friendly staff, good food, great wine. Not cheap, but worth the investment. Glad I found this place.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2018

LOVE this place and it has never disappointed!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We dined at Mediterra for my wife's birthday. The atmosphere was perfect. Service was excellent. We enjoyed appetizers and entrees from the menu. Two of us shared the paella, which was fantastic. Everyone vaporized their entrees. We will definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Cozy, Tapas
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our group goes every year for New Year's Eve. The service was excellent particularly given it's a hectic night as well as late in the evening. Portions were small but perfect given the numbers of courses. My husband and I also dine there throughout the year and enjoy the bar and small plates.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Six of us spent NY's Eve at Mediterra. Great choice! The food was outstanding, the atmosphere cheerful and joyous; hope to do it again next year!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed the fixed price dinner on New Year’s Eve. The choices were imaginative and expertly prepared. We had a wonderful time.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Very accommodating staff -Danielle was so fantastic, and really great food!

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Go with the paella for two. It is an experience.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The food was good, but not a lot of choices on the menu. The menu needs a makeover.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Food was good, service was good.

We ordered a lovely appetizer of hummus and pita, which was delicious. However...only 1 1/2 pitas, quartered??? Really???

We requested a bit more pita as we had quite a lot of hummus left. We were informed that it would be an additional $2. While I certainly could afford to pay that, I don't like feeling tickled and dimed to death. The restaurant should serve adequate pita with the hummus, or not charge for additional to finish the pita with. Should we have finished the hummus with spoons???

Other than that annoying situation, it was a nice lunch. I would go back, but would look a little more closely at the value--perhaps there are other things that would be similar.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Wonderful ahi tuna salad. Very enjoyable atmosphere

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fun, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We ordered their Paella for 2 people per the menu and added other entres to share. Without telling us, they converted it to Paella for 3 people and charged us more. It’s our special occasion and not worth complaining about and ruining our day. But that leaves a bad aftertaste for the way they increased our total bill without our permission.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Wonderful Christmas Eve Dinner with our family!

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