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12 Farms Restaurant

120 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3300
+1 609-336-7746
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cheese plate” (9 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
120 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3300
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family gathered at 12 Farms for a birthday celebration. This place has been talked up so much I was greatly looking forward to going. I was told "everything is great; I've never had anything I didn't like." We ordered several appetizers of which I...More

Thank njtraveler80
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m sorry you were unhappy with your experience, I’m very proud of the food we produce. In particular, the artichoke dip that you mention. We’ve been asked for our recipe multiple times and it’s one of our most popular dishes. It seems we missed on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A funky little farm-to-table restaurant that has the right idea but falls short on execution. For Sunday brunch, the daily special frittata sounded wonderful but was dry and lifeless. The curried chicken sandwich, which was flavorful and served on great crunchy artisan bread, was a...More

Thank Jim C
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I appreciate the feedback, the frittata should be light and fluffy and the chicken salad should not be salty. I appreciate the feedback, it’s important so that I can make these corrections.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends on a Sunday who made a reservation (strongly recommended). We were seated quickly and orders were taken in a timely manner. Shared a plate of complimentary, homemade scones— yummy. After our orders we’re taken, it seemed to take a long time for...More

Thank Jane D
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for the feedback, I love French Press coffee, and it gets expensive if you’re going to order multiple presses. Especially on a breakfast early morning scenario. Let me think about that one. I may offer a second press for free? I’m a coffee...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

First timer to 12 Farms And also the last. Went for lunch with a friend and ended with sour taste in mouth. The dining area was muggy, air conditioning hadn't been turned on and flies were abundant. ok won't blame the flies as this year...More

1  Thank nicksavior222
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I'm sorry this experience doesn't reflect our normal service or food quality, particularly on our brunch which is exceptional with the best French Toast around and fresh squeezed orange juice. Once the server made the mistake of not putting the order in, the kitchen tried...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

When you buy fresh organic ingredients at home, it’s important and so appreciated when dining out. After all that is why we like to dine out for the treat of someone else cooking. The chef gives great attention to fresh seasonal ingredients.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Looking for something other than the NJ Turnpike fare, we discovered 12 Farms, a short hop off Exit 8, Hightstown. It was a great decision. We enjoyed the frittata, the grass fed beef burger (huge, perfectly cooked, and noted as the best burger that we've...More

Thank EnergyCounselor
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since this place opened, ( although not as often as I would like), and I have to say 12 Farms lunches are the best deal anywhere! I had a pulled pork Cuban sandwich that came with a side of tossed...More

Thank Swaltm
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Came for brunch today we were warmly greeted and seated. Recd free scones which were delicious The owner personally stopped by to ask if we liked them It was a new recipe. We all enjoyed our dishes as well owner came by again to make...More

Thank Warren S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Place was empty since it was a weekday. The food was great. I ordered the Thai chili chicken panini and my bf ordered a burger. He said it was one of the best burgers he's had. The potatoes was so good!! We ordered the chocolate...More

Thank Bhavna R
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

I'm really thankful for the review, but especially the appreciation of the burger. I think the 100 percent grass fed beef makes a huge difference, not only in taste, but in texture. I'm glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was our 1st time eating here. We enjoyed the good service and our meals. Our only objection / disappointment is that quite a few menu options were not available as their menu is changing this week and they had run out.

Thank JackieBG7
Rennie D, Owner at 12 Farms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for the review. It's appreciated and I apologize we ran out so quickly of so much!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3300
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-336-7746
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Description
Our Mission Statement By partnering with local growers, our mission is to secure the best, freshest, local, organic-when-possible, ingredients to cook for our customers. Our menu will change regularly to reflect what's best in each season. We have a simple menu for a reason. Instead of purchasing dried pasta, we start with flour and eggs to make our pasta from scratch. Instead of purchasing frozen gnocchi, we peel the potatoes to make our own, fresh, light-and-fluffy, gnocchi. Our chefs create beautiful dishes with flavor that can only come from a recent harvest. When we are unable to secure a local ingredient, we will communicate that to our customers. With the umbrella heading of a farm-to-table restaurant, our chefs are free to create dishes that cross into different ethnic cuisines. However, the majority of our meals are influenced by Italian and American tastes. To celebrate the local community, we also host live music, art exhibitions and meet-the-farmer events. Stop in and say hello!
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