Lily's on the Canal Restaurant
A Lambertville, NJ Dining Review
Lily's on the Canal
2 Canal Street
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Outdoor dining overlooking the Canal.
A well prepared, creative menu using fresh locally sourced produce.
Long waits during the peak season.
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared American food and dining outdoors with a scenic canal view.
Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer more formal dining with a more eclectic menu.
Recommended dishes: When available, for dinner, the Fresh tortillas, or the Hummus and conch fritter, or the Butternut Squash soup for starters. For dinner entrees, The Grilled Salmon, The Tuna, or The Filet Mignon.
Liquor: While it's BYOB, they offer local wines from Alba Vineyards.
Lily's on the Canal, set back from Bridge Street in Lambertville, is located alongside the Delaware canal
It's a pleasant lunch or dinner place if you want to take a break from shopping, or in visiting many of the art galleries in town, or if you are biking ---- it's conveniently off the bike path along the canal.
They serve up excellent food at reasonable prices.
The dining ambiance has a rustic charm with a hip vibe. There is an open kitchen and the carefree mood is enhanced by apple green and pale yellow walls and a waterfall alongside the staircase adds to the restaurant's eclectic atmosphere.
During the warmer months, Lily's on the Canal offers al fresco dining on the Garden patio along the Canal for the lucky few who are able to land a table outside. Its also a good spot for people watching as they stroll by along the tow path
The menu is eclectic, though limited, and well prepared with fresh ingredients.
For lunch they offer a variety grilled panini sandwiches, pasta and salads.
Inside, the acoustics are not optimum and can get noisy during peak times..
The service at Lily's on the Canal is friendly and laid back.
Note: Your GPS may not get you there. The restaurant is set off the road. Parking is also limited.
Lily's on the Canal is open:
For Lunch: Wednesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3pm, & Sunday: 12 - 3pm
For Dinner: Wednesday & Thursday: 5 - 9pm ,
Friday & Saturday: 5 - 10pm , &
Sunday: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday
(updated: March, 2015)
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