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Vidalia Restaurant

21 Phillips Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1072
+1 609-896-4444
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beet salad” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“stuffed onion” (6 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 3 days ago via mobile

We go to Vidalia almost once a month; the food and service are always very good. Sal, the owner / chef, is a great host and often walks the floor checking with guests when he can. I'll say that Sal (and probably his wife) take...More

Thank sra2801
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night we had our annual belated Holiday party in the heated Outside Dining area of Vidalia's. They setup a couple of tables for the BYO Wines that we brought and for our secret Santa gifts. Yes we were in the outside room in the...More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked Vidalia on Open Table the day before and we were lucky to get a table at 645pm. Reserved it bc NJ.com gave it best of Mercer County for Italian restaurants and I respect them bc they gave our favorite, Cafe 2825, it's due as...More

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

Hi, Chef Salvatore writing from Vidalia- I wanted to first thank you for visiting us and second tell you that I sincerely appreciate your feedback. The reason we have continued to grow over the past ten years - and why we are so lucky to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is every synonym for awesome that you can think of. The service is top notch. I still can't get over how fantastic the food is. Overall, this place is amazing. THE FOOD: Delicious. The presentation of the food was amazing. The perfect blend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've enjoyed this restaurant for lunch and dinner over the past several months. It's a delightful mainstay for many residents in the area, and a great spot for special occasions as well. The food is consistently delicious.

Thank JNC1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with two other couples and wow what a delightful surprise! Love family owned restaurants (over chains). This place was quaint, the food was delicious and the service excellent. What more could one want? The owner came over to see how our meals...More

Thank devilish_patsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, but very rich. A memorable meal. The duck with white chocolate raspberry sauce was amazing. Yum.

Thank MAmama02482
Reviewed 3 December 2017

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 6 December 2017

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 14 November 2017

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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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