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The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar

31 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ
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Ranked #12 of 18 Restaurants in Frenchtown
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: NJ 12
Transit: The Link Bus (local Hunterdon County transit service), Transbridge Bus Lines (PA, NJ & NYC commuter service).

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Marlton, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Food is well worth the trip. The veal special was scarfed down by my wife and I fully consumed the pork shank. Add in the fact that the wine list is affordable and you have a great combination. Also much of the offering bring in the Indian spice fusion.

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

We are incredibly grateful to you for carving out the time to write your review. It is always so uplifting to read reviews where our guests share their experiences and let us know that we "got it right." And, the fact that you also appreciate our efforts to create dishes that utilize ingredients from far-away lands that add layers of... More 

Upper Black Eddy. Pa.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We usually go to Frenchtown National Hotel restaurant every few months or more, we have a favorite, fish & chips, it is just as good as the fish and chips at Nancy's in Oak Buffs, Martha's Vineyard where president Obama goes on his vacations. It was so good there that I never forgot it until I went to Frenchtown. The... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to the National Hotel and being a frequent guest. We are glad that you are returning customers and enjoy our food. We remember this incident and we addressed it with the waiter in question, as soon as you informed our manager about it, However, in his defense, the waiter did replace your beer with a full... More 

New Hope, PA
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205 reviews 205 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We only had dinner in the downstairs restaurant and did not stay overnight. We chose to sit at one of the tables in the bar room instead of the (empty) main dining room. The bar stools were filled making the low-ceilinged room very noisy. Themenu includes some interesting Indian dishes. Well priced wine list too.

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cherry hill
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198 reviews 198 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The cocktails and wines are fairly priced and done well. The servers are all friendly and we felt welcomed. The food was 50% good and 50% mediocre. The good was warm crab and mushroom salad and duck confit BLT. I don't know what the previous reviewer was writing about when he/she described how good the gumbo was. I received a... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cocktails and felt the wine selections are fairly priced. We strive to create a comfortable atmosphere, where everyone is welcome. The same can be said about our food choices. We have worked very hard to create a fall and winter menu that will take advantage of locally-sourced... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Pete (owner) and his school mate Marlon go the extra mile to make all guests, diners, or bar folk comfortable. Whether you eat in the dining room, at the bar, or downstairs in the "Rat" you're in for a delicious meal. The new fall menu was introduced this month and brings back one of my favorites -- gumbo. Other recommendations... More 

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Newtown, Pa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

It was about 9:00 pm on a Saturday night. We were simply looking for nice atmosphere, good drinks and dinner. It's a neat old inn with dining room and Rathskeller. The bar was lively. We were asked by the hostess dining or bar. We chose dining room. Very nice server who suggested some items from the menu. We were in... More 

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Milford, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I visited recently and we ordered the pork belly sandwich which was full of fat and cold in the middle. The steak sandwich was no better and full of grizzle. Bartender had a large tatoo across her chest that she seemed to like to show off. she also had a black eye. Not sure why management allows... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Your feedback is very much appreciated, even though surprising given that we have strict quality control measures in place & the 2 items you list on your review are 2 of our most popular & highly ordered menu choices. Nevertheless, we will look into this. As far as your feedback on our staff, OUR BARTENDER HAD RECENTLY BEEN IN A... More 

Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have eaten here for both lunch and dinner. Nice atmosphere, eclectic menu , very trendy chef ! Always enjoy our meal here.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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128 reviews 128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Out on another motorcycle tour with my husband. We love to venture west towards the Delaware Water Gap where there are numerous small towns on NJ side that are connected to PA by cute waling/driving bridges and quaint towns. Ended up in Frenchtown late afternoon. Strolled around a bit and landed at this old Hotel. It has the makings of... More 

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Philadelphia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I ordered their turkey "Panini". Although it does say it's on whole grain bread, it was on thin sandwich bread. My first bite was a fatty piece of skin which I couldn't even bite through. I they had to use a knife and fork to eat my turkey "sandwich". These things happen but it also happened when... More 

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Additional Information about The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar

Address: 31 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Frenchtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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