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Cafe Maria Ristorante & Pizzeria

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1013 State Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-4216
+1 908-996-0220
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and drive over to Galasso's at Frenchtown if you want a good Italian food. Out of 4 plates we tried at Cafe Maria, none tasted good. The service wasn't good either.

Thank tess60827
Lambertville, New Jersey
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266 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

very good basic Italian food. it is actually in Baptistown, a little above Frenchtown. quaint dining area, good , attentive waitstaff, good pasta, fresh salad....well worth a visit.

1 Thank baron13
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband I had been meaning to stop in for some time and are glad that we did. Last minute Friday dinner out, and it was delicious. Nice selection of entrees, we did not go for the pizza but people at the next table did & it looked great. The pasta was good, fresh - veal tender and fish flavorful.... More 

2 Thank Rosemary G
New Jersey
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438 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Would really give it three and a half stars if able to, but can't. Although the chicken caesar salad and Shrimp scampi personal pizzas were excellent, as well as the service...not a big fan of frozen mozzarella sticks and frozen peirogis. To top it off, was dying for tiramisu for dessert, and were told they ran out. Will try it... More 

2 Thank dave911nj
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Good sit down place, family owned And quality food. Good prices. No complaints about this place At all, good location also.

1 Thank InflatableFurniture
Laurel, Maryland
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172 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This restaurant is actually in Baptistown, not Frenchtown which 3 miles away. Very small place in a town that is really only a crossroads, so no one should be expecting upscale cuisine. It is good food, reasonably priced and small town charm. Good pasta, pizza, sandwiches and desserts. If you are ever in the area, you should stop by. There... More 

2 Thank Mark H
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We stopped in after finding all other pizza shops closed around 9:30pm. We ordered Sicilian pizza, regular pizza and a calzone. We were not impressed. Nothing seemed to have any taste to it. The bottom of our pizza was nearly black and dried out from sitting to long. The place is clean and the owner is very friendly. Glancing over... More 

Thank 19Pink69
Frenchtown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Quaint little Italian restaurant on Route 12 West in Baptistown, NJ. Bring the vino, they have the rest! The food is authentic Italian and the Seafood FraDiavolo is awesome! Want a little quiet time with that special someone, this is the place to go. They also have homemade gelato! Delicious!!!!

1 Thank robn4q
New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

While traveling to PA we stopped at Cafe Maria thinking that we were going to have an every day, nothing special, pizza joint type meal. Boy were we wrong. They had a special on their menu that was one of the best meals I have ever tasted (and I have dined in Italy). The meal consisted of shrimp, mussels, clams,... More 

1 Thank CatPrince7
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Good and friendly service, good food, inexpensive. Bring your own liquor and if you forget there is a liquor store near by

Thank Claudia G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1013 State Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-4216
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Frenchtown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-996-0220

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