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Witherspoon Grill

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57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225 (Nassau Street)
609-924-6011
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saint Patrick's Day 2015

This past Tuesday I visited my family for a pleasant lunch at Witherspoon Grill. My cousin had called early in the morning and asked if I was up to a meeting with his Sister and her Daughter in downtown Princeton. Since I live only 15 miles away and I am open to social family events I said yes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
PJS37
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Hopewell, NJ
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Branford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on a beautiful Saturday for lunch with my three daughters. The restaurant was hopping with the dining room and patio full of diners. We were greeted and seated immediately, drinks were ordered and promptly brought to the table. Our server was very busy, but very nice and friendly. We waited to order for a bit but it wasn't... More 

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Howell, Nj
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Came here for dinner with some friends and I was pleased with every aspect of the experience. The staff is attentive and friendly, the food is delicious, and the environment is relaxed. The steak tartar was the best I've ever had. I would definitely return.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend I had scallops and they were amazing. So was the creme brûlée The atmosphere is very sophisticated. We had a great waiter too

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Hopewell, NJ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This past Tuesday I visited my family for a pleasant lunch at Witherspoon Grill. My cousin had called early in the morning and asked if I was up to a meeting with his Sister and her Daughter in downtown Princeton. Since I live only 15 miles away and I am open to social family events I said yes. Having worked... More 

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were looking for somewhere different to have lunch, and this fit the bill. It is centrally located off of the Main street of Princeton. The inside is quite large, with lots of seating. It was very crowded, so I think this is a place that is visited by regulars. I was impressed by the menu, which had any diverse... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Cool atmosphere paired with an awesome menu. French onion soup was in the top 3 I've ever had. My girlfriend's lobster risotto was cooked perfectly and my filet was perfection. A definite recommend if you're in the Princeton area.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely nothing negative to say about this place. Got early dinner reservations (5pm), were seated immediately, had our fabulous peach mojitos within minutes and our appetizers shortly after. Our server was friendly and efficient, the shrimp cocktails excellent and each of our entrees prepared perfectly (lobster ravioli, filet mignon tips & prime rib). Can't wait to go back when we... More 

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Queensbury, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I went here while vising family who live in the area that had been to this restaurant before. They told me it was a family place with great food. My husband and I have an 18 month old so we were happy thinking it would be a good environment for her but upon walking in we didn't see how it... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great location, good looking place, one of the few outdoor dining spots in town. So what's wrong? Each time there's something that just doesn't take it over the top. For lunch yesterday I had the ribeye sandwich - was not impressed by the serving size, nor was the meat all that juicy/flavorful. And my constant pet peeve- beer prices in... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The service is fantastic and the food is wonderful. We eat here often. We love the atmosphere and the dinner selections!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
    (Nassau Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609-924-6011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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