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Stillwater Inn

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203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
+1 903-665-8415
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food at The Stillwater Inn is still the best. We've been coming to Jefferson, Texas for 20 plus years. Dinner at The Stillwater is always a must. Friday night I ordered my favortie steak with a bordelaise sauce. My sister had pan sauteed halibut with a white wine pimento sauce. Words can't explain how delicious both were. We also... More 

Thank miltex
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVED this restaurant. It was truly a fine dining experience nestled into a cozy, historic little home. Lovely. My beau and I started with the crab claws, which were chilled and herb-marinated. Next, we shared the house salad. It was amazing.I ordered the pecan-crusted trout, while he enjoyed the filet. While both were good, the filet was definitely my... More 

Thank cakebattercreations
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I appreciate your suggestions as to the menu. We always have several a la carte vegetables in addition to the vegetables included with the entrée, and with a little advance notice, I am happy to prepare a special vegetarian plate with additional off menu options. The menu you viewed was posted by... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

We last visited Jefferson and the Stillwater Inn 20 years ago or more and decided we were long overdue for another visit. We remembered how wonderful the food and service were then and hoped for a repeat - we were not disappointed. In fact we had dinner at Stillwater Inn both nights we spent in Jefferson. The first night we... More 

Thank Suzanne T
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn. Over the past 33 years, we have been delighted to see guest from the distant past remember us when planning a return trip to Jefferson. We appreciate the fact that you found our menu varied enough to dine with us both nights. Visitors to Jefferson are fortunate to have... More 

trinidad, TX
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is a very popular restaurant and reservations are definitely needed especially for special events. The main negative is it is very pricy. A salmon entrée with vegetables is $26. The menu is extensive. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Dale H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

There is simply no better classic fine dining between the Mississippi River and Dallas than Bill and Sharon's Stillwater Inn.

Thank Mark M
Cypress, Texas, United States
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

A few years ago we decided to celebrate our anniversaries by heading out to investigate smaller Texas towns. This year we chose Jefferson and stayed at a sweet B&B (White Oak Manor). I investigated restaurants for our special dinner and was intrigued by Stillwater Inn; we were happy to hear our host seconded our choice. Driving up to the Inn,... More 

1 Thank Betty C
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and observations about the Stillwater Inn. Sorry about the lack of clarity regarding the accompanying vegetables. We have changed our new menu to provide more complete information. I especially appreciate your comments about the landscaping and ambiance. Setting the stage for a pleasurable dining experience has been something my wife and I... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We went to Stillwater Inn for dinner to celebrate my mom's birthday during a little road trip from Dallas to Jefferson. Someone had mentioned that the food was comparable to The French Room in Dallas. My mom and step-dad have gone there quite often and have traveled to many locales in the USA and all over the world and love... More 

Thank Dana W
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your mother's birthday with us. It is obvious that you both came to enjoy yourselves, and I am happy your experience was such a positive one. The French Room association comes from the 2 year " tour of duty" at the French Room in Dallas, before we loaded up the buckboard and headed East, in 1983.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Atmosphere is opulent yet soothing. Food is amazing. Steak cuts with a fork! Best risotto I have ever had.

Thank Glenda R
Wlliam S, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn, and I am happy to know your experience was a very positive one. It has been our pleasure to serve East Texans, and visitors, for over 30 years, and while not perfect, we stay focused on making the most of the best quality ingredients available. I hope we measure... More 

Shreveport, Louisiana
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Whether we have an early or a late reservation, the service and good are impeccable. We always make our reservation at Stillwater before our B&B reservation because it is a highlight of our visit to Jefferson. The limoncello dessert is fab! Order it early to be directly get one.

Thank TypeWriter
Wlliam S, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater! I hope we can continue to add to a memorable experience in Jefferson. More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Stillwater Inn was a perfect spot for an anniversary dinner! The food was delicious, the waitress was perfect, the atmosphere was romantic!

Thank mtkmd
Wlliam S, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Stillwater Inn. We always are happy to hear back from our dinner guest. I hope your next trip measures up to this one. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $42
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 903-665-8415
Located in a 1890's home. White tablecloths and silverplate flatware. Menu changes seasonally with daily specials. Chef owned, since 1984.

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