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McCarter Preferred Eateries and Caterers
 

TERRA TEATRO

Terra Teatro JOIN US AT TERRA TEATRO
Experience a bit of la dolce vita right here at McCarter with Terra Teatro (pronounced terra te-ậ- tro), our new café serving pre-show, intermission, and post-show audiences. Terra Teatro features Italian fare, sandwiches, delectable desserts, and premium fine wines from our friends at the Terra Momo Restaurant Group.

NEW! Terra Teatro Subscription Package*

Enjoy an all-inclusive lite fare Terra Teatro and theater experience. For Matthews performances, join us at 6:30pm and dine in our café over a glass of wine, a starter sampling, your choice of a small plate followed by dessert. For Berlind performances, enjoy a glass of wine and dessert of your choice. Subscription packages starting as low as $170!

*Available in conjunction with any theater subscription package

 

Restaurants

 

AGRICOLA
The New York Times described us as “Close to Nature, and Perfection.” Located steps from the main gate of the University, Agricola is Princeton’s community eatery serving rustic American fare 7 days per week. Private dining rooms. Lively bar.
11 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. 609.921.2798. www.agricolaeatery.com

 

dining3.jpgALCHEMIST & BARRISTER
A Princeton tradition. Fine dining & pub dining. Dinner until 10pm (10:30 Fri. & Sat.). Pub fare until midnight. Excellent food to satisfy all tastes. Large selection of ales & lagers, wine by the glass & coffee drinks.
28 Witherspoon St., Princeton 609-924-5555

 
ARTISAN KITCHEN & LOUNGE
Located at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. With Mediterranean influences, the menu is designed to please every palate. You may sit in our atrium dining room, or relax in our lounge and enjoy a handcrafted specialty cocktail. Whether in the main restaurant, or hosting a special event in our private dining room, the Artisan Kitchen and Lounge will give you a delicious dining experience.
• Hours: M thru F: 6:30am-10pm; Sat: 7am-10:30pm; Sun: 7am-10pm
• Lounge Hours: Sun thru Thurs: 11am-1am; Fri thru Sat: 11am-2am
• HYATT REGENCY PRINCETON, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540
• 609.734.4069
 
BIG FISH SEAFOOD BISTRO
Come dine where every guest is treated like a big fish! Fresh fish, shellfish & other specialties served daily. Distinctive dining with eclectic décor. Come hungry. Enjoy one of our many delicious lunch options, including our gratuitous Lunch Box Menu: two courses for only $12! Generous Happy Hour eats & drinks starting at $3. Show this listing & receive free Firecracker Poppers with the purchase of any entree. Limit two per table of four. Kid's menu & gluten-free menu available. Open Mon-Sat for Lunch & Dinner; Sunday Brunch served from 11:00AM-3:00 PM.
Located in the Market Fair Mall . 3535 U.S. Route One, Princeton, NJ . 609- 919-1179. http://www.muer.com/big-fish/index.asp
 
DESPAÑA PRINCETON
Experience the ultimate authentic flavors from Spain. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the only roof top seating restaurant over looking scenic Nassau St. in Princeton. Join us after the show or to book an event or catering!
235 Nassau St. Princeton, 609-921-2992 www.despanaprinceton.com and facebook.com/despanaprinceton
 
ENO TERRA
Eat Local, Drink Global. Eno Terra brings together the best of local and regional markets and pairs fine cuisine with the best wines from around the world.
4484 Route 27, Kingston. 609-497-1777 • www.enoterra.com
 
GRETALIA HOSPITALITY GROUP
Our growing family of restaurants now comprises three brands in six locations: Osteria Procaccini (Kingston, Pennington and now in Crosswicks); PJ’s Pancakes (Nassau Street and West Windsor); and North End Bistro (Harrison Street). We say: “Get Forky!” That means: delicious food, friendly service, great atmosphere— no matter which Gretalia restaurant you choose. Check out GretaliaHospitalityGroup.com for hours, menus, locations.
 
dining1.jpg MAIN STREET EURO-AMERICAN BISTRO & BAR
“Great neighborhood Restaurant” Bon Appetit Magazine. Freshly-prepared, diverse a la carte menu. Clubby bar. International wine/beer list. Private party suite, Seasonal outdoor terrace & Clocktower Cabana Bar. Lunch through Dinner 7 days.
301 N Harrison St. Princeton (609) 921 2779. www.mainstreetprinceton.com. Separate Fine Catering division (609) 921 2777.
 
MEDITERRA RESTAURANT & BAR
Mediterranean Cuisine. Award-winning wine list. Open 7 days lunch & dinner. Alfresco dining. Private room. Reservations suggested.
29 Hulfish St., Princeton • 609-252-9680
 
METRO NORTH
Italian-American cuisine with great steaks, fish, pizzas, burgers, and fantastic daily specials that will please any palate! Very comfortable atmosphere and abundant parking only minutes from McCarter Theatre and town! Open Mon-Fri for lunch and 7 nights a week. Reservations suggested.
378 Alexander St., Princeton • 609-454-3121
 
MISTRAL
A celebration of contemporary cuisine in the small plates/tapas format. With its fast pace and focus on fresh, vibrant ingredients, Mistral offers a stunning mix of tastes. Scott Anderson [also the chef/owner of the critically acclaimed elements] has evolved from the “chef to watch” to the “chef everyone is watching.”
66 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 609-688-8808 www.mistralprinceton.com
 
THE PEACOCK INN
Princeton’s Premier Fine Dining Experience. Within a 5 minute walk of McCarter. OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award for “Best Overall Restaurant” in Central Jersey. “Top 25 Restaurants,” as recognized by New Jersey Monthly. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Zagat Rating defined as, “Extraordinary to Perfection.” Come taste for yourself. Dinner 7 nights per week at 5:30PM. Sunday Brunch, 11:00AM-2:00PM Private dining available for parties over 8.
20 Bayard Lane, Princeton, NJ. (609) 924-1707. www.thepeacockinn.com
 
TERESA CAFFE
Contemporary Italian cuisine, casual light fare. Open 7 days lunch & dinner. Enjoy brick oven pizzas, distinct pastas, wines, coffee, and dessert.
23 Palmer Square E., Princeton • 609-921-1974.
 
TERRA MOMO BREAD COMPANY
formerly Witherspoon Bread Company – Founded in 1997, TMBC is Princeton’s only artisanal bread bakery specializing in ciabatta, baguette, sour dough, and whole grain breads. In the style of European boulangerie, croissant, brioche, biscotti, and tarts. Open 7 days a week. Catering available.
74 Witherspoon Street, Princeton • 609-688-0188
 
dining4.jpg TRIUMPH BREWING COMPANY
Restaurant and brewpub located across from Princeton University. Come see what’s brewing at New Jersey’s largest brewpub. Sophisticated, fresh, handcrafted beer, and regional American food. Open 7 days for lunch, dinner, and late night.
138 Nassau Street 609-924-7855 www.triumphbrewing.com
 
WINBERIE’S RESTAURANT AND BAR
A local Princeton favorite of over 25 Years, Winberies is a full service casual restaurant and bar with high quality and attentive service, traditional American fare and the largest craft draft selection in Princeton. Located across from the University, Winberies is open late for after show dining, dessert or drinks with friends.
1 Palmer Square, Princeton 609-921-0700. www.winberies.com
 

dining4.jpg YANKEE DOODLE TAP ROOM
Located up the street from McCarter Theatre on Palmer Square, the Tap Room is Princeton’s destination for casual dining. Their seasonal fireplaces, spacious outdoor patio, best burger in town and sought after specials keep people coming back for more than 75 years. Come inside and enjoy the rich history and charm no other restaurant has to offer. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily 7am-10pm, Sunday brunch 10am-2pm and late night menus until 11pm.
www.nassauinn.com/dining. 609.688.2600.

 

Preferred Caterers

 
CHEZ ALICE
The Original Chez Alice Catering Company is dedicated to providing the highest quality of food and highest level of professional service to our customers. We work with our customers to customize menus that reflect their tastes and their budget. We assist in event planning and implementation to ensure that all details are attended to and that each event is a success. We strive to treat each customer as if they are our only customer. We strive to instill a level of comfort that allows our customers to become guests at their own events! 609.737.1199
www.chezalice.com
 
EMILY’S CAFÉ AND CATERING
Located in downtown Pennington, Emily’s features a bistro style lunch café, and catering for all occasions. The Emily’s Catering team services clients with all inclusive event planning, and a detail oriented, personal approach to menu design and party set up. 9 North Main Street, 609- 730-1010 www.emilyscafe.com
 
ENO TERRA
Eat Local, Drink Global. Eno Terra brings together the best of local and regional markets and pairs fine cuisine with the best wines from around the world. 4484 Route 27, Kingston. 609-497-1777.www.enoterra.com
 
dining4.jpgJIMMY DUFFY'S
At Jimmy Duffy's timeless classics blend with modern flair to create fabulous memories.
“Create your Opening Night at McCarter and Receive the Applause!”.
Princeton phone: 609.683.0266 www.jimmyduffy.com
 
dining4.jpgJOSS AND JULES
Boutique Catering and Event Design

In our pursuit of excellence we have assembled a team of talented professionals that offer cutting edge services in the fields of event design, coordination, and gourmet cuisine. Joss and Jules proudly stands in the vanguard of gourmet cuisine - proving an uncompromising standard of quality to fulfill all of your culinary needs. We are the elite catering and event design company in Princeton. There is nothing ordinary about what we do. Each and every event is customized, from development of a menu to conception of the floral designs - Joss and Jules has no limits. From intimate dinner parties for 10 to lavish galas for 500, there is no task too large or too small for our specialized attention.
Our standard is excellence. (609) 954-2372 • www.jossandjules.com
 
For more dinner options to add to your experience you can consider a Dinner & Theater package with McCarter.
 

Interested in planning a private event?
Visit McCarter’s Group Services page to find out more.

 
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