Whether you spent your day tubing or kayaking on the Delaware River, you worked up an appetite and want to grab a meal without too much fuss.  Find the best local places that are priced right, taste good and accept your casual wear!

Frenchtown drop-in spots near the River:

  • 2 miles to Frenchtown Fresh/Frenchtown Subs: 2 Race Street, Frenchtown; 908-628-0876; Like the name says they have subs!  Plus, it’s a smoothie and juice bar with other light cuisine for a quick grab and go!  Dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.

  • 2 miles to Frenchtown Café: 44 Bridge Street, Frenchtown; 908-996-0663; Located in the heart of beautiful Frenchtown, New Jersey, the Frenchtown Cafe offers casual dining for breakfast and lunch; dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.

  • 2 miles to Napoli Pizza: 5 Kingwood Ave, Frenchtown; 908-996-6110; Great quality Pizza with an Italian Flair! Dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.

  • 2 miles to Cocina Del Sol: 10 Bridge Street, Frenchtown; 908-996-0900; Mexican Restaurant with a full menu of tacos, fajitas, nachos and more.  After you dine, treat yourself to some ice cream right next door at Sandy’s scoops. Dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.

  • 2 miles to Bridge Café: 8 Bridge Street, Frenchtown; 908-996-6040; upbeat cafe with great breakfast and lunch, coffee, soups, pastries and ice cream!  Specialties include Shrimp Ramen and Chickpea Curry or the deluxe Ruben– yum!! dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.

  • 2.5 miles to Bamboo House; 31 12th Street, Frenchtown; 908-996-6689; Japanese and Thai Cuisine. With Manhattan trained chefs, Bamboo House brings delicious big city cuisine to rural Hunterdon County.  dine-in, outdoor dining and pick-up.


Kingwood drop-in spots near the River:

  • 3 miles to Tavern 519: 650 County Road 519, Frenchtown; 908-660-4519; Tavern 519 is a local favorite.  A must try is their signature steaks.  Other tavern meals from burgers to bar pie is great too. Outdoor dining, Dine-in or pick-up

  • 3.5 miles to Artie’s Bar and Grill: 1121 Rt 12, Frenchtown; 908-996-1203; Arties is an all American restaurant serving your favorite classics and along with their very own Italian inspired house specialties. Outdoor dining, Pick-up, dine-in.

  • 5.5 miles to Gaby’s Cafe: 941 Route 12, Frenchtown; 908-996-1000; Gaby’s is a favorite stop for soft-serve ice cream and delicious food.  Outdoor dining, Pick-up, dine-in.


Heading back to Lambertville from the River:

  • 10.3 miles to Cravings: 10 Risler Street Stockton; 609-397-2911; There is a little bit of everything on our menu; Ice Cream, Burgers, Cheese Steaks and More! Outdoor dining, Pickup, dine-in.

  •  The Starving Artist: 18 Bridge Street, Stockton; 609-483-2219; A vibrant spot combining delicious food and music! Pickup, dine-in.

The river towns in Hunterdon County are praised for their unique shops, galleries and restaurants.  But most of all is the number of fun opportunities its proximity to the Delaware River offers.  If your family likes fishing, tubing, or kayaking, it’s definitely a spot to consider checking out.  Find more Dining Destinations here!