The state of New Jersey offers plenty of public green space to explore. Plainsboro Preserve, less than 5 miles north from the center of Plainsboro, offers travelers and locals alike 631 acres of peaceful open space. Explore mature beech woods and stroll along the shoreline of McCormack Lake. Over five miles of clearly marked trail, covering mostly flat terrain, creates a carefree day of hiking. The New Jersey Trails Association explains, the red and yellow trails take one hour and the 2.5 mile loop of the blue trail consumes three hours or more. Burn up your calories hiking the Plainsboro Preserve and then try some Indian or Italian food, where you can always find healthy and vegetarian options. Use the following recommendations to support small business owners and dine at a locally owned restaurant when you pass through Plainsboro, New Jersey.
Flavor of India in Plainsboro, New Jersey offers travelers a “clean, comfortable, intimate, family-oriented atmosphere.” Saucy curry’s blossoming with flavors and tender meats from the tandoor summon you to order them. Try something from their unique Indian style Chinese menu like chili tofu or Vegetable Manchurian. Flavor of India offers a lunch buffet Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eat dinner 4:30 to 10 p.m. Plenty of vegetarian options, more than one dozen kinds of tandoori breads. Contact: Flavor of India, 10 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro, NJ 08536, (609) 936-8484, flavorofindiaonline.com.
Casa Rosarita’s Italian Ristorante serves time-honored Italian cuisine. Anticipate a casual neighborhood atmosphere, where pizza, pasta, salads and meat entrees receive equal real estate on the menu. A sample meal at this restaurant in Plainsboro, New Jersey for two could start with crispy fried calamari and Italian antipasto, followed by an old fashioned tomato pie or Chicken Siciliano. Casa Rosarita’s serves lunch and dinner seven days a week, Sunday thru Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Contact: Casa Rosarita’s Italian Ristorante, 607 Plainsboro Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08536, casarosarias.com.
Conveniently located at the Meadows golf course, Caddyshack bar and grill opens at 6:30 a.m. and wants to serve you breakfast, lunch and dinner. Seven flat screen televisions, an oversized projection screen and wide selection of bottle and tap beer make Caddyshack bar and grill perfect for a group of outdoor enthusiasts who have hit the trail hard and now want to party. Everyone can find something to eat on their extensive menu. Split beer battered onion rings and jalapeno poppers as a starter, follow with a homemade pasta dish or thick satisfying burger. Caddyshack opens year round, 6:30 a.m. to 11p.m. every day. Contact: Caddyshack , 70 Hunters Glen Dr., Plainsboro, NJ 08536, (609) 799-9626, plainsborocaddyshack.com.
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