Palmer Square

Let’s Take This Outside… Your Guide to Al Fresco Dining on the Square

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.


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 Café:

This friendly and delicious hot-spot offers a casual outdoor dining experience for its diners. At Teresa Café, 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 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 offer 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.