More Than Just Lunch

Everything you need to make the most of your mid day break.

Shop On The Square

Take advantage of our unique downtown destination. From boutiques to brand name shops, home and beauty stores, salons and more, Palmer Square has everything you need to make the most of your lunch break.

Swoop in to the Square on your mid day break to get it all done.

Grab a quick bite or enjoy a long lunch, entertain corporate clients, have a coffee meeting, and get those pesky errands done... it's easy to make the most of your time in Palmer Square.

Palmer Square has 2 convenient parking garages so you can maximize your time.

Yankee Doodle Tap Room


The Yankee Doodle Tap Room in the Historic Nassau Inn, Hotel boasts great American fare and 19 craft beers on tap, and hosts popular events such as craft beer tastings, sports and holidays.



Mediterra offers casual, yet upscale dining with a menu that combines the flavors of all 21 countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea. The wine list follows with a selection from 10 countries.

Teresa Café


Enjoy simple Italian inspired fare at Teresa Caffe, a neighborhood trattoria style restaurant with a comprehensive wine list.

Winberie's Bar and Restaurant


A menu that blends modern craft with pub classics. Where else are Loaded Potato Chips and Cedar Plank Salmon on the same menu?

Princeton Soup & Sandwich


Gourmet soups & specialty sandwiches, salads, real fruit smoothies and hot dogs! Also offering many vegetarian, vegan and Gluten free options.

Olsson's Fine Foods


Olsson’s Fine Foods is a gourmet shop carrying over 200 cheeses, local meats, olives and much more.

Playa Bowls Princeton


Using the freshest, highest quality ingredients, we serve healthy, delicious açaí, pitaya, coconut bowls and smoothies with sustainability and community in mind.

Halo Pub


Halo Pub offers its own super-premium artisan ice cream and gourmet coffees from Philly’s La Colombe at a friendly gathering spot on the Square.

The Bent Spoon


Artisan ice cream and sorbet made entirely from scratch, using the best seasonal local organic produce and grass-fed dairy. Inventive ice cream made from organic ingredients along with baked sweets.

Chez Alice


Eat like a Parisian in the heart of downtown Princeton at Chez Alice Patisserie, an airy café where macarons reflect every color of the rainbow and powdered sugar dusts pastries like fresh snow.

Parking On The Square

Available on-street parking, plus two Palmer Square Parking garages for your convenience!

Garages locations:
Chambesr Street Garage: 25 Chambers Street
Hulfish Street Garage: 11 Hulfish Street

Garage Clearance Information:
Chambers Street Garage is 6’6”
Hulfish Street Garage is 6’5”