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Zinna's Bistro

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Menu

BRUNCH
$11.0
Chicken and Waffles
belgian waffle, maple syrup, chicken cutlet
$7.0
Belgian Waffle
powdered sugar, maple syrup
$8.0
3 Eggs Any Style
applewood bacon, home fries
$10.0
Mediterranean Frittata
feta, roasted red peppers, red onion, black olives, basil, parmesan
$11.0
Eggs Benedict
poached eggs, ham, english muffin, hollandaise sauce, home fries
$13.0
Steak & Eggs
ribeye steak, two eggs sunny side up, home fries
$10.0
Egg White Omelette
spinach, feta, egg whites, home fries
$10.0
Sicilian Omelette
sausage, roasted red peppers, fresh mozzarella, pomodoro, home fries
$12.0
Jerzey Shore Omelette
shrimp, crabmeat, asparagus, swiss, home fries
$11.0
Tuscan Benedict
poached eggs, prosciutto di parma, basil, roasted red pepper sauce, english muffin, home fries
STARTERS
Zuppa di Giorno
ask for today's soup selection
$12.0
Salsiccia e Pepe
sweet fennel sausage, roasted italian long hots, aged provolone, balsamic glaze
$9.0
Bastoncini di Halloumi
panko breaded fried halloumi, pomodoro
$12.0
Short Rib Quesadilla
braised short rib, ghost pepper cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole
$8.0
Zucchini Fries
horseradish aioli dipping sauce
$11.0
Cherry Pepper Glazed Calamari
fried calamari, cherry pepper glaze
SALADS
Add Chicken $5 - Shrimp $7 - Fried Calamari $7 - Salmon $8
$13.0
Trio Salad
fennel, arugula, kale, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, ricotta salata, artichoke, honey white balsamic vinaigrette
$9.0
Grilled Caesar
romaine heart, pecorino romano, roasted tomato, crostini, white anchovy
$12.0
Couscous
arugula, kale, feta, olives, tomato, shaved red onion, garlic, red wine vinaigrette
$11.0
Meatball Insalata
beef meatballs, pomodoro, fresh ricotta, arugula, shaved red onion, garlic red wine vinaigrette, crostini
$10.0
Warm Goat Cheese Salad
fried goat cheese, roasted beets, spiced candied walnuts, baby spinach, balsamic vinaigrette
$13.0
Mediterranean Salad
grilled chicken, mushrooms, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, red onion, roasted tomatoes, baby spinach, portabella mushroom, balsamic vinaigrette
SANDWICHES
Served with Choice of Fries, House Salad, or Caesar Salad
$7.0
Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese
american cheese, salt, pepper, ketchup, roll
$7.0
Bacon, Egg, and Cheese
american cheese, salt, pepper, ketchup, roll
$10.0
Good Morning Wrap
egg, ham, american cheese, pico de gallo
$9.0
Avocado Toast
avocado, toast, applewood bacon, arugula, pico de gallo, crème fraiche
$12.0
Cowboy Wrap
roast beef, fried onions, cheddar, barbecue sauce
$13.0
Roasted Ribeye Sandwich
sautéed onions, sharp provolone, arugula, horseradish aioli, italian bread
$13.0
Mahi Mahi Tacos
pico de gallo, guacamole, chips, crème fraiche
$12.0
Salsiccia e Pepe Sandwich
sweet fennel sausage, roasted long hot peppers, sharp provolone, balsamic reduction, italian bread
$9.0
Grilled Vegetable Wrap
portabella mushrooms, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, squash, roasted tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette
$11.0
Italian Chicken Panini
grilled chicken, roasted red pepper, fresh mozzarella, arugula, balsamic reduction, Italian bread
HOMEMADE PASTAS
Add Chicken $5 - Shrimp $7
$12.0
Bucatini Carnoso
homemade beef meatballs, sweet fennel sausage, slow braised italian meat sauce
$11.0
Mushroom Mafaldine
wild mushroom medley, ricotta, veal stock, herbs, chives
$11.0
Gemelli Nero
sweet fennel sausage, fermented garlic, arugula, cream, pecorino romano, balsamic glaze
$12.0
Black Garlic Gemelli & Cheese
caramelized onions, fermented garlic, mixed cheeses
$11.0
Four Cheese Ravioli
ricotta, mascarpone, mozzarella, parmesan, basil, pomodoro
$10.0
Rigatoni Vodka
prosciutto di parma, cream, peas, pomodoro
$11.0
Puttanesca
gemelli, eggplant, olives, capers, onion, pomodoro, long hot peppers
$12.0
Braised Short Rib Macaroni
gemelli, mixed cheeses, braised short rib, breadcrumbs
About
Zinna's Bistro is a family-owned and operated Italian-American bistro that opened in January 2010. It is one of the hidden gems that make up the treasured Cranbury community. At Zinna's, we believe good food is simple food made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients available including a variety of produce that grows in our very own on-premise garden.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$35
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to try this place for months. It’s tucked off of Route 130 in Cranbury so I’d see when driving by. We finally went for dinner. It’s a cute little Italian restaurant with Frank Sinatra music playing over the speakers. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debbie S
ZinnasBistro, Owner at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you for finally stopping by! I am thrilled to hear your experience was such a positive one. The Zinna family hopes to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I don't know the food can be so good, yet the service can be so poor. We have been here a good half a dozen times, if not more within the last few months and the food is excellent. From the salads, to the appetizers...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Allan K
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went here for Friday lunch with colleagues. They gave us a table of our choice and service was prompt. Menu has decent options for vegetarian food and they suggested us options when asked. Food was tasty and portion size was also good! Overall a good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Swapnil J
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Zinna's Bistro 1275 South River Rd Cranbury, NJ 08512 nothing but praises for the food taste, menu choices, and the price tag. Just be mindful about it being closed during that gap from 3pm lunch-end until the 5pm dinner start. Timing it is a tad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Adequate menu, but none of our four were particularly impressed with quality of food. Omelettes and sandwiches were equally disappointing. I had the godfather sandwich with tough fried chicken , very little sauce and thinly sliced cheese. Only ate half. Spouse had avocado toast and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve always had great dining experiences here - until now. We brought friends, thinking the food and service were a sure bet. Disheartened to find out both have suffered precipitously. Where the fermented garlic Mac and cheese was creamy and laced with garlic, it’s gloppy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

About 2.5 years ago we dined at Zinna's Bistro, and liked the personal attention, and the decent food served. What a disappointment this time around! Mediocre food, blandly cooked and sloppily presented. Eggplant Rollatini swimming in melted cheese, the so-called Calamari Three-Ways are the same...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

We apologize for the experience you had we are not trying to make excuses but we are working the kinks of the new menu as well as a few new chefs. Have a great day !

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Met friends for dinner at this small Italian restaurant. Wait staff & atmosphere were both okay. Food wasn't bad, but was so-so. Waiter wouldn't exchange vegetables (that came with entree) for a side of pasta without an extra charge ( said the kitchen was too...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank noodlescbq
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

I am so you experienced this and am not really sure what was a miss this day but we will strive to make the experience more enjoyable the next time around. Hope you will return.

Reviewed 15 September 2018

My meal and my dates meal were very good and the service was exceptional ! Going back again next week.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stephenakita
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you !!! We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience and cannot wait for you to return !! We appreciate diners such as yourself who give us small businesses hope ;)

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Food was excellent, lunch service was relaxed but a little slow. Room is somewhat noisy but decor is amazing. Prices reasonable, unique and upscale dishes. Great place for a date or lunch with friends or client.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ecrmum
ZinnasBistro, Manager at Zinna's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for the review. Sorry service was a little slow but hope to have you back in the future !! Enjoy your day !

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sklein2015
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
We brought our own wine but the restaurant also offered wine by the glass; which was news to us...Don't know if they are changing over completely so you may want to call restaurant to see if they are still a BYOB before you... More
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
They offer wine or BYOB
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