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The Alchemist & Barrister 28 witherspoon st . Princeton, nj . (609) 924 - 5555

OPEN

Monday - Saturday from 11:30am to 2:00am & Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00am

  • Lunch & Dinner Menu - Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 10:00pm & Sunday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm.
  • Breakfast Menu - every Sunday from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
  • Late Night Menu - Monday through Saturday from 10:00pm to 12:00am.
  • Happy Hour - Monday through Sunday from 10:00pm to close, last call at 1:30am.
  • Specialty Drinks & Wine List - Monday through Sunday from open to close, last call at 1:30am.
  • Draft Beer List - Monday through Sunday from open to close, last call at 1:30am.

Only outdoor seating and takeout are available! *Outdoor dining is strictly first come, first serve. Therefore, we will not be taking reservations at this time.

We must all continue to do our part to support and protect our community and those we love. Stay safe, stay informed & please stay home if you feel sick!

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have limited seating. We apologize for this particular inconvenience, as we kindly ask you - once you finish your meal and drinks, to keep in mind there are other customers waiting to be seated. We appreciate your understanding and continued patronage!

LUNCH & DINNER MENU - 11:30am to 10:00pm
SUNDAYS - 12:00pm to 10:00pm

FIRST FLAVORS

Hummus $13 - garbanzo beans . tahini . feta cheese . pepperoncini . tomato . kalamata olives . cucumbers . served w/ pita

Chicken Wings (Buffalo or Sesame-Ginger Style) $16 - served w/ celery & bleu cheese

A&B Nachos (gluten-free) $16 - andouille sausage . grilled chicken . red beans . chickpeas . jalapeños . black olives . tomatoes . cheddar & pepper jack cheeses

Cauliflower Crusted Pizza (gluten-free) $15 - plum tomato . fresh mozzarella . basil pesto - add chicken +$2

Flash Fried Calamari $16 - sesame-ginger dressing . shiitake mushrooms . red bell and poblano peppers . scallions . topped w/ black and white sesame seeds & drizzled w/ sriracha

SALADS

Fantastic Five Grain Power Niçoise Salad (gluten-free) $13 - grain blend (quinoa . millet . kaniwa . amaranth . teff) . tender green beans . hard cooked eggs . kalamata olives . roasted potatoes . grape tomatoes . served w/ lemon-dill vinaigrette - add chicken + $5 | add shrimp or salmon + $6

Caesar Mediterranean Style $13 - kalamata olives . feta . tomato . served w/ crostini - add chicken + $5 | add salmon + $6 | add steak + $7

A&B Cheesesteak Salad $20 - field greens . grilled sirloin . provolone cheese . roasted red peppers . grilled onions . served w/ fresh garlic-herb dressing & potato hay top

ENTRÉES

Mac 'N' Cheese $14 - creamy four cheese sauce (smoked gouda . cheddar . mozzarella . parmesan) . topped w/ crispy toasted herb crumbs

Buffalo Chicken Mac 'N' Cheese $16 - creamy four cheese sauce . topped w/ crumbled bleu cheese & crispy toasted herb crumbs

Mexican Fiesta $16 - shrimp tacos . chicken quesadilla . house-made chorizo & potato stuffed empanadas . served w/ rice, black beans, & salsa

OUR FAMOUS BURGERS

Tiger Burger $19 - blackened . cheddar cheese . lettuce . tomato . tiger sauce (mayo . ketchup . mustard) . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle

Classic Burger $19 - american cheese . lettuce . tomato . bermuda onions . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle

Bleu Burger $19 - smoked bacon . crumbled bleu cheese . rosemary aioli . balsamic drizzle . scallions . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle

“Throwback” Burger $19 - port-wine cheddar cheese . sweet red pepper relish . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle - Bringing back THE ORIGINAL BURGER from 1974!

Turkey Burger $19 - provolone cheese . roasted fennel & plum tomato . basil pesto . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle

Beyond Burger $19 - fresh mozzarella . arugula . roasted tomato . red onion . lemon vinaigrette . served on a toasted brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries & crisp pickle

SANDWICHES

Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Creamy Mac 'N' Cheese Stuffed Waffle Sandwich $17 - cheddar cheese . smoked bacon . tomato . pickle slices . ranch dressing . served w/ seasoned house-made fries

Salmon & Fried Green Tomato BLT $17 - smoked bacon . mixed greens . bermuda onions . sun-dried tomato pesto . served on a brioche roll w/ seasoned house-made fries

A&B Chicken Club $16 - grilled chicken breast . fresh mozzarella . lettuce . tomato . basil pesto . served on a torpedo roll w/ seasoned house-made fries

Daily Roasted Free Range Turkey Sandwich $16 - smoked bacon . avocado . balsamic-onion marmalade . sage mayo . served on multi-grain bread w/ seasoned house-made fries

BREAKFAST MENU - 10:00am to 12:00pm
SUNDAYS ONLY

Eggs & Omelets

Two Eggs Your Way $9 - served w/ your choice of toast & mini potato pancakes

Two Eggs Your Way with a Side of... $12 - bacon, sausage, or turkey bacon . served w/ your choice of toast & mini potato pancakes

Western Omelet with Swiss Cheese $13 - smoked ham . onions . peppers . served w/ your choice of toast & mini potato pancakes

California Style Omelet $13 - pepper jack cheese . tomato . guacamole . served w/ your choice of toast & mini potato pancakes

EXTRAS

add an egg any style +$1

add egg whites +$2

add a side of bacon, sausage, or turkey bacon +$3

Pancakes, FrEnch Toast & Waffles

Buttermilk Pancakes (3) $11 - dusted w/ powdered sugar & served w/ a side of syrup

Thick Cut Challah French Toast (2) $11 - dusted w/ powdered sugar & served w/ a side of syrup

Belgian Waffle $11 - dusted w/ powdered sugar & served w/ a side of syrup

EXTRAS

add strawberries, blueberries, or banana +$2

add a side of two eggs any style +$2

add egg whites +$2

add a side of bacon, sausage, or turkey bacon +$3

ENTRÉES

Steak & Eggs $16 - 8 oz. grilled sirloin and “eggs your way” . served w/ your choice of toast & mini potato pancakes

Kitchen Sink (Breakfast Skillet) $15 - andouille & breakfast sausage . home fries . crumbled bacon . jalapeño crumbs . cheddar & pepper jack cheeses . topped w/ two “eggs your way” & your choice of toast . served w/ mini potato pancakes

Big Bang $15 - two “eggs your way” . bacon strips . sausage links . thick cut challah french toast . served w/ mini potato pancakes

BEVERAGES

Coffee $3.50 - regular or decaf

Espresso $3.50

Cappuccino $3.75

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice $6 - 12 oz.

Tomato Juice $3.50

Assorted Juices $3.50 - apple, cranberry, grapefruit, or pineapple

From the Bar

Mimosa $5

LATE NIGHT MENU - 10:00pm to 12:00am
MONDAY - SATURDAY

PUB FAVORITES

Crispy Flatbread Pizza (Plain or Pepperoni) $8 - thin crisp crust . mozzarella cheese . marinara

A&B Nachos (gluten-free) $8 - andouille sausage . grilled chicken . red beans . chickpeas . jalapeños . black olives . tomatoes . cheddar & pepper jack cheeses

Chicken Wings (Buffalo or Sesame-Ginger Style) $8 - served w/ celery & bleu cheese

Battered Green Beans $7 - served w/ chipotle aioli

Mozzarella Sticks $7 - served w/ marinara

NY Style Pretzels $7

Chicken Tenders $7

HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY - 10:00pm to CLOSE

Last Call at 1:30am

$5

  • Select Drafts - Dos Equis , Bud Light, Coors Light, Red Stripe, & Michelob Ultra
  • Sangrias - Watermelon Rosé, Red Raspberry, & White Peach
  • House Red & White Wines
  • Well Liquors
SPECIALTY DRINKS & WINE LIST
$5 Mimosas ALL DAY on Saturdays & Sundays

Specialty Drinks $10

  • Watermelon Rosé Sangria - served w/ an abundance of fruit
  • Red Raspberry Sangria - served w/ an abundance of fruit
  • White Peach Sangriaserved w/ an abundance of fruit
  • Cranberry Apple Muleabsolut vodka . fresh cranberry . apple liqueur . ginger beer
  • Jalapeño-Lime Margaritainfused jalapeño-lime tequila . triple sec . fresh lime juice
  • Rico-Ritatequila . watermelon-cucumber-lemon infusion . triple sec . fresh lime
  • A&B Cosmoabsolut vodka . triple sec . cranberry . fresh lime juice
  • La Stregaplush plum vodka . peach schnapps . cranberry & orange juices
  • Aperol Spritziced prosecco . club soda
  • Juan’s Watermelon Sunshinevodka . watermelon-cucumber-lemon infusion
  • Prosecco Breezerum . pineapple & cranberry juice . prosecco
  • Dark and Stormygoslings black seal rum float . ginger beer . lime

WINE - glass | bottle

White

  • pinot grigio . Legendary . Romania . $9 | ---
  • pinot grigio . Cinta . Italy . $11 | $40
  • bordeaux blanc . Château Vircoulon . France . $10 | $41
  • sauvignon blanc . Legendary . Romania . $9 | ---
  • sauvignon blanc . Mussel Bay . New Zealand . $12 | $46
  • riesling . St. Michael . Germany . $11 | $42
  • chardonnay . Legendary . Romania . $9 | ---
  • chardonnay . Three Otters . Oregon . $12 | $46

Sparkling

  • prosecco . Tutela . Italy . $9 | $35
  • moscato . Tussock Jumper . Spain . $12 | $42
  • champagne . Pannier . Brut . France . --- | $70

Rosé

  • rosé . Seaside Cellars . Portugal . $11 | $42

Red

  • pinot noir . Principato . Italy . $9 | ---
  • pinot noir . Three Otters . Oregon . $11 | $35
  • merlot . Lengendary . Romania . $9 | ---
  • merlot . Esser . California . $11 | $42
  • zinfandel . Paris Valley Road . California . $12 | $46
  • malbec . Viña Palaciega . Argentina . $9 | ---
  • malbec . Mendoza Vineyards 1907 . Argentina . $11 | $42
  • cabernet sauvignon . Legendary . Romania . $9 | ---
  • cabernet sauvignon . Wellsley Farms . California . $11 | $41
  • cabernet franc . Loma Larga Quinteto . Chile . $12 | $45
DRAFT BEER LIST

Draft Beer - 16 oz. | 23 oz.

Crisp | Light

  • #12 lager. Bud Light . MO 4.2% . $5 | $7
  • #5 lager . Coors Light . CO 4.2% . $5 | $7
  • #43 special lager . Dos Equis . Mexico 4.2% . $7 | ---
  • #28 light lager . Michelob Ultra . MO 4.2% . $6 | ---
  • #7 lager . Yuengling . PA 4.5% . $6 | $8
  • #31 lager . Rolling Rock . PA 4.5% . $5 | ---
  • #30 toasted lager . Blue Point . NY 4.5% . $8 | ---
  • #48 lager . Landshark . FL 4.6% . $6 | ---
  • #3 lager . Pabst Blue Ribbon . WI 4.8% . $5 | ---
  • #20 pilsner . Radeberger . Germany 4.8% . $8 | ---
  • #36 lager . Stella Artois . Belgium 5.0% . $8 | ---
  • #44 belgian pilsner . Bavik Super Pils . Belgium 5.2% . $8 | ---
  • #8 lager . Victory Festbier . PA 5.6% . $8 | ---
  • #40 lager . Hofbräu Original . Germany 6.3% . $8 | ---

Wheat | Wit | Weiss

  • #T1 grapefruit hefeweizen . Schöfferhofer . Germany 2.5% . $8 | ---
  • #38 weiss . Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy . WI 4.2% . $8 | ---
  • #19 pumpkin wheat . Shipyard Pumpkinhead . ME 4.5% . $8 | ---
  • #13 wheat ale . Screamin’ Hill Black Raz . NJ 4.9% . $8 | ---
  • #35 witbier . Hoegaarden . Belgium 4.9% . $8 | $10
  • #6 witbier . Forgotten Boardwalk What the Butter Saw . NJ 5.0% . $8 | ---
  • #37 wheat ale . Shock Top Belgian White . MO 5.2% . $6 | $8
  • #39 hefeweissbier . Weihenstephaner . Germany 5.4% . $8 | ---

Ale | Amber

  • #11 golden ale . Kona Big Wave . HI 4.4% . $7 | ---
  • #T3 nitro pale ale . Boddington's Pub Ale . England 4.7% . $8 | ---
  • #33 pale ale . Brooklyn Summer Ale . NY 5.0% . $8 | ---
  • #47 amber ale . Screamin' Hill Rusty Farmer . NJ 5.1% . $8 | ---
  • #T2 english pale ale . Bass . England 5.1% . $8 | ---
  • #22 not quite pale ale . Magic Hat #9 . VT 5.1% . $8 | ---
  • #21 summer blonde ale . Double Nickel Sun Surfer . NJ 5.2% . $8 | ---

Hoppy | Floral

  • #24 lo cal ipa . Victory Easy Ringer . PA 4.3% . $8 | ---
  • #18 ipa . Screamin’ Hill Ridge Renegade . NJ 5.5% . $8 | ---
  • #45 ipa . Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion . CA 5.9% . $8 | ---
  • #9 ipa . Goose Island . IL 5.9% . $7 | ---
  • #42 ipa . Dogfish Head 60 Minute . DE 6.0% . $8 | ---
  • #15 hazy ipa . Firestone Walker Mind Haze . CA 6.2% . $8 | ---
  • #17 ipa . Spellbound . NJ 6.5% . $8 | ---
  • #2 ipa . Tuckahoe The New Old School . NJ 6.5% . $8 | ---
  • #14 ipa . Kane Head High . NJ 6.6% . $8 | ---
  • #23 ipa . Revolution Anti-Hero . IL 6.7% . $8 | ---
  • #26 ipa . Bell’s Two Hearted Ale . MI 7.0% . $8 | ---

Dark | Roasted

  • #T4 stout . Guinness . Ireland 4.2% . --- | $8 (20 oz. pour)
  • #34 small world coffee porter . Spellbound Vices . NJ 6.9% . $8 | ---

Fruity | Funky | Sour

  • #4 cranberry shandy . Cape May The Bog . NJ 3.9% . $8 | ---
  • #32 hard cider . Strongbow Gold Apple . England 5.0% . $7 | ---
  • #29 hard cider . Citizen Cider Unified Press . VT 5.2% . $8 | ---
  • #25 fruit & field beer . Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat . MA 5.3% . $8 | ---
  • #46 rose cider . 1911 Established . NY 6.7% . $8 | ---
  • #41 belgian tripel . Victory Golden Monkey . PA 9.5% . $9 | ---
  • #10 sour brett tripel . Victory Sour Monkey . PA 9.5% . $8 |---

Gluten-Free

  • Bud Light Seltzer . Mango . 5% . $7 can
  • Bud Light Seltzer . Strawberry . 5% . $7 can
  • Bud Light Seltzer . Black Cherry . 5% . $7 can
  • High Noon . Black Cherry . 4.5% . $7 can
EVENT PLANNING

The Alchemist & Barrister Banquets

Host your future events with us for delicious food and great memories! We offer you the choice to host your special occasion in either our Alchemist Bar or Barrister Pub, as well as several banquet packages to choose from.

Cocktail Banquet Package

  • Hors D'Oeuvres - Choose from a selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, including Mini Crab Cakes, Tuna Tartare and Lamb Lollipops for a slight additional fee per person. Beverages include fountain drinks, iced/hot teas and coffee.

Bar Packages

  • House, Premium, or Luxury - Choice of a hosted/cash bar or open bar!

Lunch Banquet Packages

  • Buffet - Choose one salad selection, one sandwich selection, and two entrée selections. Includes chef's selection with fresh fruit for dessert and beverages including fountain drinks, iced/hot teas and coffee.
  • Plated - Choose one salad selection, two entrée selections, and one dessert selection. Beverages include fountain drinks, iced/hot teas and coffee.

Dinner Banquet Packages

  • Buffet - Choose one salad selection and three entrée selections. Includes an assortment of fresh baked cakes and mini pastries for dessert and beverages including fountain drinks, iced/hot teas and coffee.
  • Plated - Choose one salad selection, one appetizer selection, two entrée selections, and one dessert selection. Beverages include fountain drinks, iced/hot teas and coffee.