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Clinton House

2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
+1 908-730-9300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (20 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been dining here for over 40 years. We have never been disappointed. Excellent, attentive service and food. Cozy atmosphere. We were there last night with friends. We all ordered from the ‘specials’ menu. I had the Crab Strudel. Crab meat...More

Thank janemcm48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interior and history was the best thing. Pricing was average. Not a ton of food section and not much for vegans. Waitress was nice, hostess seemed annoyed. Went here for business. When we got the check, waitress said we couldn’t split the check, so some...More

Thank plan_ahead_traveler
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Old, dark, could be cozy, good service. Went with my daughter, SIL, and 5 ur old grandson for early dinner. The service was quick, menu however is very old, typical tavern or old inn food. Steak, chops, chicken, nothing exceptional. It’s local & convenient so...More

Thank dznlady
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Came in without a reservation on a Sunday and they were able to seat us. menu is very varied and specials were excellent. My wife had the beef wellington which she found excellent. i had cowboy steak, while it was good I regretted not ordering...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I had arrived early in Clinton, and my room was not quite ready, so I leveraged the chance to get out and explore...such beautiful small town views. (Waterfall, pedestrian friendly main street, antiques, and best of all Ice cream shoppe on the corner!) In town...More

Thank RobbieTSC
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Very unusual restaurant, resembles an old plantation house with panache. Food was also unexpectedly good. I had a crab mix crusted upright tower that tasted great from texture to finish. Service as also above par, with the waitress always nearby, without hovering. They did not...More

Thank SGCae
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place for dinner, quiet and steak was terrific. Sangria was also superb. Waitress nice and friendly. Very historic also.

Thank drwbm
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I needed to find a nice place to impress my Texas-based boss. We sat at the historic bar (on a busy Wednesday night), where Pete the bartender proceeded to knock a grand slam home run with his personality and professionalism. Pete made outstanding recommendations on...More

Thank pcconley54
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We have driven by the Clinton House for several years and were looking for a place to celebrate a significant anniversary. This restaurant is a wonderfully understated place. Not a large menu but certainly large enough to satisfy all tastes. The service was top notch...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I decided to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary at The Clinton House. The food was very good, however, I feel our meal was rushed! We barely got to eat a slice of bread before our salads were brought over. Then, our entree’s were...More

Thank mtorre1127
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Bill D
May 24, 2016|
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Response from Rob V | Reviewed this property |
Should be. Call and ask for Valerie. They have a good sized dining room.
Gwen G
January 18, 2016|
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Response from LowCarbZone | Reviewed this property |
Check with the restaurant.
November 15, 2015|
Response from ag32 | Property representative |
Causal neat attire is fine. Jeans are also acceptable. Thanks for your inquiry. Best Wishes, Anna Maria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 908-730-9300
  • E-mail
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