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Witherspoon Grill

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57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225 (Nassau Street)
+1 609-924-6011
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11:00 am - 11:00 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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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a very nice, not rushed lunch with out if town friends. The food was delicious and the wait staff very friendly. On a busy Sunday we were delighted not to be hurried. Have been back a couple of times since. We will definitely go back many more times. Make reservations for dinner.

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Thank Claire A
NJ
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints! Had dinner this past weekend with my husband and our good friends. Everything was delicious and service was awesome. The lobster risotto was perfect and the seafood tower was so fresh. Can't wait to go back.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was really great! We ate here while staying at the Nassau inn and it was a quick walk! I tried porcini stuffed gnocchi and they were absolutely amazing! We went there for my birthday and the wait staff was so nice! Would definitely go again!

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Thank Crystal C
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the heart of downtown Princeton, I had a great meal of rainbow trout, and sauteed green beans. I added a side of Yukon gold mashed potatoes. It was all wonderful

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Thank SlothRescue
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another favourite option in the area. In my ranking it's just after Seasons 52. This is where I have eaten the best mac and cheese in New Jersey. Highly recommended!

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Thank bartrotter
New Jersey
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A neighborhood gem in downtown Princeton! For a Tuesday night - the place was packed. Live jazz music added to the vibrant atmosphere. Have been coming here for years for both business meals and pleasure, and the service and food has been consistently good. We had burghers - which was excellently prepared to our asking. Will return again!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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334 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The innkeeper at the B&B recommended the Witherspoon to us. We had an 8:30 pm reservation as it was a Saturday night. We were stunned to see how many people were there and still coming in after we were seated. The entire place had a bug city vibe to it. All staff were very friendly and extremely efficient. T They... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

New York comes to Princeton! Good food with the hustle, vibe, and --- unfortunately --- noise levels of a lively NYC bistro (or, indeed, similar upscale bistros everywhere). Food and service are reliably good to excellent. Just don't count on a quiet, intimate dining experience.

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Thank Andrew S
Athens, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I had a chance to dine at Witherspoon Grill twice in December and both times were fantastic. The food is amazing especially their Calamari - it is unexpectedly prepared and absolutely mouthwatering. The entire staff works like a well oiled machine and has an amazing attitude. I highly recommend!!!

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We made very last minute reservations on our way into town on a Thursday night at the height of Christmas party season. Although the place was packed service was excellent and we had a great meal. Lovely cocktail menu. Would recommend being seated in the main dining room rather than the alcove to left of hostess. Felt a little like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
    (Nassau Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-6011

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?