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Vidalia Restaurant

21 Phillips Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1072
+1 609-896-4444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beet salad” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
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Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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21 Phillips Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1072
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner outside last night with friends and we are regular customers. Last night the service was bad and the food was not to the standards we are used to. Don't know if the owner's changed or if they have a new Chef but...More

Thank amatticoli
sscarlata, Owner at Vidalia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, First of all, let me please apologize and say this is not up to our standards of service. As chef and owner of Vidalia for the past twelve years , I not only hold my food to high standards but also expect my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Sal is inventive and his food is outstanding. This is a neighborhood gem that deserves much praise. They've enclosed and heated their outdoor dining area so there's more space and availability in the winter months now. The beet salad is ridiculously good. Lamb chop...More

Thank NewJerseyPoozie
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and I have been going here for years. It has a very nice outdoor eating area, which has made it easier to get a reservation as the indoor seating area is quite small. The food has always been good and interesting. It has...More

Thank fran32
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very nice, intimate setting. Service was extremely slow in the middle of the week. The food was good, but not exceptional. Prices fair for the area.

Thank kdtraveler444
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We did something unusual; ordered all specials for the night, from appetizers through main course. The beet salad combines all the tastes you could ask for - the savory beets,coupled with the creamy, tangy goat cheese and the fresh citrus bite of fresh pears and...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Tried this place for my wife's birthday after looking at reviews. Everything was delicious. The stuffed onion was sooo good. Enjoyed my lasagna thoroughly.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

After hearing many reviews from several different friends finally headed out to Vidalia for dinner. I made reservations on OpenTable The service was impeccable. We had the Vidal your loaf for appetizer and once it was finished of course we wanted more but we held...More

Thank luluk565
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was our first time at the restaurant even though we are locals. We were celebrated a birthday with friends at this quaint little hide away off the main strip in Lawrenceville. When we arrived there was outside seating softly lit but we chose to...More

Thank YLR59
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Delicious meals!!! The indoor restaurant is small but quite cozy. The outdoor venue is an nice option also. The restaurant is on a side street off of Lawrenceville's Main Street so it can be hard to find but it is worth the search!

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Seated outside at 8PM on a Saturday night, Very busy. Staff and service were relaxed yet professional, Ceasar salad was great. Fish special cooked perfectly, great presentation. ample portions..Had the chicken, shrimp and broccoli in vodka sauce. Enjoyed. Recommend. Make a reservation.

Thank Randy J
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Response from Dorothy M | Reviewed this property |
I have had no problem parking. There is parking across the street and in the back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Phillips Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1072
    (206 or Gordon Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 10 minutes from Hamilton train station and 5 minutes from 295 North or South.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-896-4444
  • E-mail
Welcome to Vidalia, Lawrenceville premiere destination for gourmet cuisine and impeccable service. Accented by soft lighting and elegant décor, Vidalia aims to please and succeeds in doing so. The professional staff caters to its guests’ every need making sure not to cut corners and only offering the finest, highest quality ingredients. The menu is vast and eclectic showcasing an impressive selection of Authentic Italian specialties. Treat your guests to an evening that they won't soon forget. The professional and friendly staff at Vidalia looks forward to making your next dining experience truly unforgettable with pleasant dining and superb cuisine.
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