Bell's Tavern, Lambertville, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Bell's Tavern, Lambertville, NJ
Bell's Tavern
183 North Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08630

Bell's Tavern: Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Italian

Price:  Moderate

Food Quality:  Well prepared casual tavern food with a good selection of italian dishes.

Service:  Friendly, welcoming, with fast service ---- during busy weekends they tend to rush you through diner to free up the table.

Ambiance/Decor: Tavern style with a busy bar, and a dining room with basic, simp

Overall Rating:  2 Stars

Note:  Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Noise Level:  Moderate

Dress:  Very Casual

Recommended For:  Budget conscious diners who prefer casual tavern food, and fast, family friendly service.

Not Recommended For:  Diners who prefer upscale ambiance with fine dining amenities

Recommended dishes:  When available, Vegetable Lasagna, Pesto Sauce Pasta with green beans, and the Chicken cacciatore.

Liquor:  Full service bar

Restaurant Review

Bell's Tavern is popular with the locals and families who come to enjoy good food in a old style, friendly tavern setting at a very affordable price.

Bell's Tavern, located several blocks north of the center of town, is owned and operated by Chef Paul Eschallier.

From the outside, the place looks like a traditional neighborhood pub. Inside there is a large oval bar with a congenial tavern atmosphere, with a large display TV, and a dining room that seats around 60 people.

The dining room has an unpretentious feel to it with tables set with paper napkins, heavy silverware, and white China.

If you enjoy a drink before your dinner, settle in at the bar for a good selection of Irish brews, wines, and cocktails.

They offer a menu with a variety of sauces and ingredients. If you are looking for more than pasta, they offer shrimp, oysters, steaks and burgers from the grill.

For those with a smaller appetite, or for children's dishes, many of the pasta dishes are available as half orders.

Bell's Tavern is child and family friendly.

Open 7 days/week for dinner

Takes reservations for up to eight people.

Street parking is limited. Suggest parking at Nieces Lumber Yard lot located around the corner at the Western end of Elm Street.

(updated February 2024)

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