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Witherspoon Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225 (Nassau Street)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Princeton, New Jersey
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a Princetonian this is a favorite place to entertain or even have a casual meal. Great food, service and menu (thought I would be happier if they added some more vegetarian dishes).

Thank dkeshu
Princeton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Specializing in meat entrees, the Witherspoon Grill also has a limited selection of excellent fish dishes. The service is attentive, and the atmosphere is quiet enough for conversation.

Thank Sally S
Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my go to place in Princeton. We sat outside which is always my preference. Really wide ranging menu from terrific hamburgers to fish and meat dishes.

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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed in the quality of the food served. The services was goood, but the food was not; and it's not cheap! I don't mind paying a price for quality but everything we ordered was subpar.

Thank nickb1a
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The famous Witherspoon Grill in the heart of downtown Princeton has something for everyone, and will never disappoint. With a great full service bar, and a wide variety of fine chops and seafood, you can not possibly go hungry. I would recommend this venue for date night or dinner with the family; just be prepared that it can get pricey... More 

Thank Sean P
Hightstown, New Jersey
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good, thought pricey for this area, and the service is efficient and welcoming without being overly familiar in this downtown Princeton steakhouse. For those who don't want steak, there are lots of other choices. I enjoyed my lobster mac and cheese, preceded by a seasonal salad with grilled peaches. The white martini was good and there... More 

Thank CathyM_CorgiMom
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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67 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about the lobster rolls and we were not disappointed! We enjoyed the good food, service and ambiance in the heart of Historical Princeton NJ A bit pricey but well worth the trip.

Thank Mr H
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place out for lunch with my wife and her cousin. Very nice place with good service . The food is also very good with proper portions not being too much or too less. The beer selection is also excellent . Had the Filet mignion, Lobster Risotto and the burger . All were excellent .

Thank Umesh91
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is good for a family dinner or a business engagement. The atmosphere is lively, but not too loud. Food is always good. Nice bar. Princeton is a great town too.

Thank Tim W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to be in the middle of a European style walking square in downtown Princeton. A fresh slightly limited but good quality menu and specials provide ample selection. Great salads, amazing Jersey Tomatos with homemade mozzarella, nice lobster or a fresh lemon, mushroom & pea risotto, plus good desserts, espresso, cappuccinos. Sit inside or outside for... More 

Thank Wayne J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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