Zinna's Bistro, Cranbury, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Zinna's Bistro, Cranbury, NJ
Zinna's Bistro
1275 South River Road
Cranbury NJ 08512
(609) 860-9600

Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Italian - American

Price: Moderate - Expensive

Value: Excellent

Noise Level: Moderate - High

Dress: Casual

Food Quality: 3 Stars

Service: 2 Stars

Decor: 2 1/2 Stars

Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars

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

Serves creative, simply prepared food using fresh, quality ingredients

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a BYOB with simply prepared food using fresh ingredients..

Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy heavy red sauce Italian restaurants serving huge portions.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Balsamic BBQ Glazed Ribs Garnished with Parmigiano Reggiano & Parsley, served with Sautéed Vegetable Medley & Sweet Potato Fries: The Penne Caramellato with homemade Penne, Sautéed Shrimp, & Crispy Prosciutto di Parma tossed in a Creamy Black Garlic Alfredo Sauce: and The Braised Short Rib with Marinated Boneless Short Rib with Brown Brandy Sauce over Sautéed Spinach & Roasted Garlic Risotto

Liquor: BYOB with a $10 corking fee. Wine from a local NJ winery, Working Dog, is available

Restaurant Review

Zinna’s Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro, popular with locals and guests staying at the nearby hotels.

They offer a seasonal changing Italian - American menu with creative, simply prepared dishes, using fresh, quality ingredients. During summer growing season, a variety of produce sourced from their own on - site garden.

Zinna's Bistro is not a traditional, heavy red sauce Italian restaurant serving huge portions!

The 110 seat dining room is attractively done with a rustic Italian theme. The decor consists of wooden tables, hard wood flooring, and earth toned walls adorned with wine cork murals.

Service is very friendly, attentive, although tends to be sometimes slow, and un-rushed.

They are family friendly with a kids menu.

Zinna's Bistro is open seven days/week Sunday - Thursday, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm;    Friday    & Saturday, 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm   

(updated January, 2017)

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