As a city brimming with incredible culinary options, it’s hard to choose a favorite, but this year the Skil-Lit Café came out on top.

The Trenton Eat Local Club has announced that the Skil-Lit Café (113 South Warren Street, Trenton, NJ) has been named their favorite restaurant of 2022. Each year, the Trenton Eat Local Club gathers regional foodies to taste their way through the Capital City. Although the competition was fierce, Skil-Lit Café was ultimately chosen for their delicious food, great energy, and friendly staff. The group also identified some other stand-outs this year, including:

After giving the Skil-Lit Café, the Eat Local members had nothing but great things to say about the eatery.

“Friendly staff and the coffee was great,” said Antoinette Marchfelder, owner of Meraki Face and Body Art and Eat Local Club member. Per Najah Masudi, organizer of the Trenton Knit and Stitch group and Eat Local Club member, it was “bursting full of flavor.” “The food is on point…and the staff is welcoming and attentive,” stated Ilene Sullivan, actor and Eat Local Club member.

The Skil-Lit Café specializes in creative breakfast and brunch dishes, featuring passed-down family recipes with a modern twist. Each of their dishes is served on a hot skillet to guarantee that your meal is hot and ready to enjoy. The Café puts the customer at the center of all they do, promising friendly and attentive service with an even better meal. With a beautiful location right on South Warren St., the restaurant hopes to serve as a trendsetter for other innovative new businesses in the region. Their menu is available here: Menu – Skil-Lit Café. If you’d like to reach out to learn more, you can contact Skil-Lit Café at (609) 396-7775 or

The Trenton Eat Local Club meets up at a different restaurant each month to try both new foods and old favorites. If you’re interested in joining, you can follow the Trenton Eat Local Group on Facebook to learn more about the club’s whereabouts. The group is part of the Shop Trenton campaign the City of Trenton, Division of Economic Development, and Mayor Reed Gusciora. With the Trenton Eat Local Club’s endorsement, you’re certain to be in for a treat. Whether you’re a long-time foodie or just looking for a great bite to eat, Skil-Lit Café is here to serve.

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