Quick Bite

Full Moon

Style: Serving breakfast and lunch six days a week, this 50-seat café is nestled among Lambertville’s unique strip of antique shops and art galleries.

Don’t Miss: French toast, a house specialty made with thick slices of French bread ($8.50); nine kinds of omelettes, all served with crispy home fries and toast—try the new moon omelette with fresh spinach, tomato, sprouts, scallions, mushrooms, and swiss cheese, or the Mexican omelette with avocado, cheddar cheese, and salsa ($9.50). Lunch leaders include cheese steak with hand-sliced beef smothered with mushrooms and cheddar on French bread ($9.50) and the pink lady salad with sliced pears, candied walnuts, Granny Smith apples, and red raspberries on a bed of spring mix dressed with raspberry vinaigrette ($9.50).

Head’s Up: The full moon dinner menu changes monthly and always features the freshest seasonal ingredients. Mark your calendars for this fall’s full moon dinners: Sept. 15, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13. Reservations strongly recommended. PS: If your birthday falls on the full moon, dinner is free!

The Scoop: The moon decor is a hoot: black walls, moon-shaped mirrors, moon-themed pillows and, in one part of the dining room, black & white photographs of hunky male nudes mooning. The photos are arty rather than gross—a guy under a waterfall, for example. But it’s the tastefulness of the food that fills the café with weekend shoppers and cyclists taking a break along the Delaware Canal towpath.

Hours: Breakfast: Mon, Wed–Fri, 8 AM–3 PM; Brunch, Sat–Sun, 9 AM–4 PM. Lunch: Mon, Wed–Fri, 11 AM–3 PM; Dinner, every full moon.

Price: $ (Under $15)

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  • Full Moon Cafe
    23 Bridge St.
    Lambertville, NJ 08530
  • Hours:
    Monday 8:00am - 3:00pm
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
    Thursday 8:00am - 3:00pm
    Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm
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