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Trenton Social

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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449 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08611
+1 609-989-7777
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hamilton, New Jersey
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went on a weeknight for dinner. While its a restaurant / bar, I found the atmosphere to be such that it's more bar that happens to serves some food. For example you enter from the bar and then have to figure out where to go from there. The dining room is a room beyond the bar where I assume... More 

Thank vacationjunky2016
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Fabulous staff! The carefully crafted menu is small enough to have everything be executed to perfection while still large enough to offer variety for frequent visitors and those with specific food likes and dislikes. Special menus are featured (for example, the first Wednesday of each month is sushi night) and some nights are given over to guest chefs. Art displays... More 

Thank Jane R
United States
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

From the quality of the drinks to the food to the service, always simply substandard. I went back several times because it was handy to work or events- but always a regret.

Thank Kimberly M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

My work often does happy hours at Trenton Social. It is a no-frills bar with plenty of seating. The beer selection is decent, and the bartenders are helpful. It's not usually too crowded, and it's easy to find parking. Great place for a happy hour with co-workers!

Thank lcattau
Trenton, NJ
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We are regulars here. We love the staff especially Gabrielle. The drinks are on point. The food is tasty. My hubby and I love this place! Live music from time to time, great artwork...gotta check it out.

Thank CDiva
Joisey - the Corruption State
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130 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Nice neighborhood bar with an open, expansive feel . . garden/tables in the back. A safe, moderately enjoyable place to get together and have a drink or snack in the urban wasteland that is Trenton. Good location between downtown and the (empty) stadium area, but the owner/proprietor has a much higher opinion of his business than most of his customers.... More 

1 Thank Marriott_Devotee
Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

Food was great the place its nice and full of life but the the staff was rude not all the staff but the bartender that night very rude, his was giving me and attitude for not reason. I decided to close my tap and leave, but the food is great.

Thank Luis1226
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful environment for drinks with friends. Supports local artists and musicians. A real community bar atmosphere. Owner is almost always there. Very reasonable prices. Great bar food. Might be the best food in Trenton. Very safe area with on site parking. My favorite place to go in Trenton.

Thank TravelingProff
Hamilton, New Jersey
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2015

We've been frequenting the Social for a couple years now. Our favorites are the Social Burger, Wings, MacNcheese Balls, Curry Chicken Sandwich, dumplings and Stella Cidre on tap! Each month the Social features a new local artist so it is worth going back again and again for many reasons!

Thank Toni_McGo
New Jersey
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349 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice pleasant place. Good atmosphere inside. Drinks & apps were good and reasonably priced. Location not the greatest but for lunch and happy hour it works. Parking could be marked a bit better. I drove around the block a couple times and thought the parking was a paid lot and there was no indication it was for the restaurant. Too... More 

Thank Anne C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08611
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Trenton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-989-7777

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