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Market Yard Grille

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American, Tapas
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18-20 East Main Street, The American Hotel, Freehold, NJ 07728 (South Street)
732-431-3220
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good but Very Pricey

Went to The American Hotel because my son wanted a steak dinner for his 21st birthday. Not a lot of good options in the Freehold area. The place has been renovated since I was there many years ago. Very nicely done. We were there on a Monday & there weren't a lot of people there so it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
George U
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Southampton, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Millstone, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The restaurant has been around for a few years and in my family's opinion it had a very iffy start with a lot of inconsistencies visit to visit. On one occasion I was a guest of a pharmaceutical firm and the big seafood cocktail for four was ordered and some of the shellfish (shrimp and a lobster tails) were under... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Have been there a couple of different times, most recently on Saturday nights with friends. Beer is cold. Bartenders are relatively attentive. Band is good. Clientele is a little scary. I guess I would be more interested if I were 55 and single but I'm not, so going with friends is more about people watching and enjoying ourselves vs. interacting... More 

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Southampton, New Jersey
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83 reviews 83 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Went to The American Hotel because my son wanted a steak dinner for his 21st birthday. Not a lot of good options in the Freehold area. The place has been renovated since I was there many years ago. Very nicely done. We were there on a Monday & there weren't a lot of people there so it was peacefully quiet.... More 

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New Jersey
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236 reviews 236 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We've been to the Sunday brunch buffet at Market Yard several times now: twice for the regular brunch, and once for Easter. There is a lot to like about it, and we have just a couple of suggestions that would have made our experience even better. What we liked: the $35.00 pp price tag may seem steep, but the raw... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Nice atmosphere, relaxed. Dinner was perfectly fine, apps, steaks, seafood all well prepared, presented and portions was ample. Best of all was that the bar was not stingy like so many places. After dinner single malt scotch was a very generous pour and that counts in my book. Sangria made from scratch was very good as well. A bit pricey,... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I love their seafood menu! The crabs and the lobsters! OMG! I tell you.. they are so good! perfectly cooked! Good service too! Nice and cozy ambience! Love it so!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This restaurant offers something for everyone. They have a tasty tapas menu, an interesting lunch menu and a terrific dinner menu. The happy hours at the 2 beautiful bars are a very "happy" experience. The food is delicious and the price is right. Every Wednesday is half price bottle of wine night and seafood specials abound. It's a winning combination!

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New Jersey
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79 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Finally ate here the other night. We chose the outside seating which is very enjoyable (at least to us), although some may not like the road noise. The hostess, our waiter and the server/bus boy were very pleasant and accommodating. We ordered 2 mojitos, $9 each, which seems to be a standard price in many bars/restaurants. They were good. We... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

server had a bad attitude. asked a question about the steak and I got a major attitude as If asking a question was way to much work for the server to do. refills on drinks very slow. total lack of customer care. for the prices I would expect a better server. will not be returning and this place came highly... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great outdoor dining. Very nice menu. Can get appys or a dinner. Inside very nice decor and lobby. Saturday night guitar player and gets very crowded. Food is diverse and well presented. Been there for lunch and dinner. Crab cake sandwich very good. Try it hope you like it. Is in the American Hotel where they do have rooms. Never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18-20 East Main Street, The American Hotel, Freehold, NJ 07728
    (South Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: 732-431-3220

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?