Cozy up with some comfort food this winter – and we’ve got the scoop on the best places to visit for warm meals in Mercer County.


Appalachian Coffee House
This coffee house in Princeton will warm you up with specialty espresso and tea. Don’t forget to grab a bagel or scone, too – they’re made in house!
Local tip: To spice up your morning, try the jalapeno cheese bagel! For a sweeter treat, get a cinnamon roll and butterscotch brulee coffee.


The Blue Spoon
This cute cafe serves up soups, salads, sandwiches and more! Swing by for a fresh lunch – and don’t forget a homemade donut for dessert.
Local tip: Pair the spinach and gruyere quiche with the tomato basil soup. It’s a delicious combination!


Geminellis Bistro
Stay warm with delicious Italian meals, sweet desserts and a vast menu of espresso drinks. The menu includes homemade pasta dishes, calzones, pizza and more – and don’t forget a canoli for dessert!
Local tip: Try the gouda and prosciutto pie or the chicken bacon calzone!

Late Night

The Railyard
The Railyard serves up craft cocktails, wine and beer along with a great menu for late night snacking.
Local tip: Test your trivia skills at Trivia Night every first Wednesday of the month. As for food, don’t leave without trying the wicked pimento cheese or the chicken and waffle nachos.

Sophisticated Hound Brewing
For a pint of locally crafted beer, visit Mercer County’s first brewery, Sophisticated Hound!
Local tip: The RYEbellion beer is a must-try, along with the Italian Sammie!