Five places in Princeton to support this summer

Last updated: July 15, 2024

When we shop local, we help support our friends and family in Mercer County. Look at our roundup of stores and restaurants to support in Princeton. Spread the love this summer and check out our complete list of stores and restaurants throughout the area.

  • Daydream Games lets gamers meet up to play, but it also features an extensive shop full of board games. The store features tournaments and sells Dipping Dots ice cream. Pick out your next board game for family night.
  • Looking for some retail therapy? The Willow Tree Gift Gallery has a wide selection of jewelry, handbags, household items and gifts. With name brands like Simply Southern, Vera Bradley, Pandora and more, there is plenty to catch your eye. Treat yourself or pick up a gift for a friend! We love the friendly service and the (bonus!) free gift wrapping service.
  • Craft beer is a weekend favorites at The Sophisticated Hound. Open on the weekends, this popular spot in the Grassroots District has craft beers, sandwiches, appetizers and more. Enjoy the patio atmosphere or get carry out!
  • In same district, the Blue Ridge Bee Company is all a buzz with fresh bread, jams and jellies, ice cream, meat, produce and plenty of honey. Open for walk in and curbside, this quaint store is beautiful inside with open ceilings, rows of glittering jars of honey and friendly smiles.
  • Dab’s Country Cookin’ has recently gotten a new outside paint job. Inside, find soul food cooking’ with a full menu featuring country fried steak, hamburgers, wings and more. Look for daily specials! P.S. The Dab name comes from the initials of the owner’s kids.