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“Good food. Good service”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Grain House

The Grain House
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: American Fare with Historic CharmDating back to the 18th century, the Grain House Restaurant has always been the most popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Known for its historic charm and American inn fare, the popular Grain House Restaurant is conveniently situated next to the hotel. Enjoy Basking Ridge dining in a unique and historic setting, handsomely trimmed with beamed ceilings, masterful fireplaces, rich woods and striking hearths.The Grain House Restaurant, Basking Ridge, NJ is open for lunch and dinner in our cozy dining rooms and on our patio for outdoor dining during summer months. Guests can also enjoy Saturday à la carte breakfast and a sumptuous brunch buffet on Sundays. For casual cocktails and happy hour specials, the Grain House Restaurant features the Coppertop Pub, voted “the best coziest spot for drinks” by the NJ Monthly Magazine. If a private party is on your agenda, the Grain House Restaurant would be honored to host and cater your event.
NJ, USA
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good food. Good service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

Just a good local restaurant in a nice, casual setting. A bit rustic, like an old farm house, but with the touch of country class-style you would expect in horse and corporate country. I would go back.

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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Food is good once again-Lighting is harsh.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Ate in the Coppertop Pub at the Grain House. I had the housemade vegetarian burger and my partner had the regular burger. Both were as asvertised-fresh, good quality, salads were fresh, dressing flavors simple-balanced--Service was terrific. We weren't looking for fancy-just local/seasonal and they delivered.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Average resturant, historic setting.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Food was average, nothing special. Appetizer was not good and they took it off the bill. Service was very attentive. Nice selection of tap beer and historic building, like revolutionary war period theme.

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Western MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Decent Food and Service, Pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

The food here is good with interesting sides. Drinks are well made. The service is prompt, friendly and attentive. The food is a bit pricey for what it is in my opinion. I have eaten here many times as I often in this area for work and have not had a bad meal or experience.

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Bucks County, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Above average setting; slightly above average food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

We went with family for Valentine's dinner on the weekend. Rustic charm, service was fine, food was good. Service could have done better with beverages; water was refilled but not beers. Alcoholic drinks are the most profitable things offered by a restaurant. The menu of small plates was smart, so you'd buy an extra side. $7.50 for 1 cup of mac'n'cheese is semi-ridiculous. $30-50/person is more accurate. The food overall tasted above average, but doesn't compare to... a proper English dining experience. This could be classified as an upper middle class restaurant. Also, there was no yelling period. English or otherwise.

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