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Yankee Doodle Tap Room

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
(609) 688-2600
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great pub with nice patio at the Nassau Inn. Food was very good and the service was as well. Good for family or to grab a pint with friends.

Thank andrew s
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
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213 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a beer and some great conversation. I love the wall of the notable alumni, it was so interesting to explore. I have lived in this area in a while but this was my first time here, not my last!

Thank Emma B
New Jersey,
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice bar, cool, dark and comfortable. It provides a refuge from the touristy madness of Nassau Street. Plus, you can use the nice, clean hotel restrooms. However, the main reason to go in is the presence behind the bar of one of Norman Rockwell's masterpieces. The depiction of "Yankee Doodle" is wonderful- full of humor and the wry observations... More 

Thank 3rdjerseyman
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled to hear about your recent trip to the Yankee Doodle Tap Room! We also wanted to thank you for writing such a positive review on your experience. Being that we have been a long standing establishment in Princeton, we make it our main priority to ensure that all facets of the hospitality experience are met. More 

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Good place to congregate after a wedding reception. Good beer selection as well. I might even come here for fun on another occasion.

Thank bigsun5069
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this review

We wanted to thank you personally for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a memorable experience at the Nassau Inn. We are very proud of the traditional aspects of our fine establishment and appreciate anyone who shares our enthusiasm and would like to have you back on any occasion! More 

Willow Grove
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Food for every taste - meat, vegetarian and gluten free options. Great service. Wall of famous Princeton U grads were fun. Didn't find where Einstein sat. Colonial decor and booths very cozy and comfortable.

Thank Christiane S
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your dining experience. We are ecstatic to hear you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere we strive make every dining experience a wonderful one . More 

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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We went here just after we arrived in Princeton. Both really tired, we ordered mac and cheese. We found it a bit boring, it didn't taste much. Helped with lot's of pepper though! However, I am sure that the place has much more to offer, so we would go back!

Thank Charlotte R
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit. It is troubling to hear as though you were disappointed in your meal 100% guest satisfaction is always our intention and I would like to extend an invitation to come back and try our new fall menu which has various options to choose from. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went with a sorority sister and her mom. Her father went to Princeton and this was where he and her mom went after football games for 30 years. The atmosphere is charming. It used to be a tradition for students to carve their names in the tables--and the booths have maintained the carvings by placing plexi-glass over them. The... More 

Thank Deb S
Dennisville, New Jersey
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The bartenders are attentive and mix drinks well. I asked for something they hadn't made before (a Vesper Martini), and when I described how to make it, it came out perfectly. Good atmosphere and very comfortable.

Thank DrBrianR
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Met a friend here for lunch last week. Started off with a proscuito, fig and Gorgonzola flatbread with spring mix. Large enough to share ($14). My friend enjoyed her crab and avacado salad ($16). I chose the Nassau burger-a perfectly cooked medium rare combination of ground brisket, short rib and chuck on a sourdough roll. The burger came with steak... More 

Thank gjet72
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Bottom Line: This place does not care about it's customers. It's a shame. I really thought the Yankee Doodle Tap Room was special. I've been to it numerous times over the years. I was excited about this last visit. I told my Uncle that it has an original Norman Rockwell behind the bar. He came to visit for a car... More 

Thank ESeiter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: (609) 688-2600

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