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16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619 (Sculpture Way)
Less than 3 miles from the Hamilton, NJ Amtrak/NJ Transit complex
+1 609-584-7800
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 253
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  • 104
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not to be missed!

While at the Grounds for Sculpture you must treat yourself to a meal you won't soon forget. The French onion soup was probably the best I've ever had. My husband loved his potato leek soup equally as well. The burgers and salads incredibly good! Ask for a table on the patio near the water for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
nanwie
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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

While at the Grounds for Sculpture you must treat yourself to a meal you won't soon forget. The French onion soup was probably the best I've ever had. My husband loved his potato leek soup equally as well. The burgers and salads incredibly good! Ask for a table on the patio near the water for the most romantic setting ever!... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great room for a party, great buffet and great service. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Great valet parking, too.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

They really have a great menu. The food is always fresh. We also had lunch here and then walked through the Grounds for Sculpture. It was a wonderful day.

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New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

French chateau brought from France and reassembled. Plates are all hand painted. Gorgeous paintings and designs on the walls. New chef streamlined the menus and made good food even better. unique stove in the kitchen that is 28 feet long. Can reserve to eat in the kitchen. Excellent manager oversees the operations. Expensive but worth it for special occasions. Twice... More 

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NJ
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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

I was not happy being seated upstairs, insist on being downstairs or better yet on the terrace. I thought it would be too hot out there. The wait staff are excellent. The food very good. I want to try it agian.

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St. James, New York, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a great lunch with excellent service. The food was prepared perfectly. The experience could not have been better.

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Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

An absolute gem, Rat's is located next to the Grounds for Sculpture and is worth a visit. While it is a quite pricey restaurant, it is a true experience. You should call for reservations, however, if you're just passing by or at the Grounds for Sculpture, just pop in to see if there are any tables available. We were there... More 

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Philadelphia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Lovely place! The mussels were delicious!! Good selection of drinks. The staff was friendly. Glad we went.

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USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It was a wonderful experience. The food was great and the staff was very professional. The restaurant has so much character and very tasteful decor.

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ridgefield ct
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Had a wonderful lunch with friends at Rats.it is an odd choice of names for a restaurant with very beautiful decor! Food was very good.I had the Croque Madame which was nicely presented but I will have to return and have their fabulous burger...we watched our friend enjoy every bite. Our waitress was knowledgable about menu and we didn't feel... More 

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Additional Information about Rat's

Address: 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619
Phone Number: +1 609-584-7800
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 38
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619
    (Sculpture Way)
  • Public Transportation: Less than 3 miles from the Hamilton, NJ Amtrak/NJ Transit complex
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-584-7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 38
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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