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Riley & Jake's

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American, Bar, Pub
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1831 State Route 31, Clinton, NJ 08809-2018
+1 908-638-6983
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here several times since moving to the area. As others have stated when the food is good, its good. When its not, its not. Consistency is an issue. Fortunately, my experiences have been more good than bad. That said, I am not a fan of their burgers especially the pretzel burger. I love pretzels and burgers, so... More 

Thank BRN73
Lebanon, New Jersey
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

As a Hunterdon County native, I'll tell you that I love our local restaurants. I love the look and feel and I love the food. R&J's is no exception to this rule. Always great, high quality food and service. Highly recommend!

Thank HunterdonPaul
Hunterdon Cty
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139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We go for dinner here every few months. They have specials every now an again. Two for prime rib, one burger, one turkey dinner. Really good, drinks are priced average (beer $3.50, wine $6). We stay away from the dome area in back (usually too cool), we found a coupon in a local flier and had the kids for a... More 

Thank Michael B
Bedminster, New Jersey
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The place is in need of an update but the staff and owners are very pleasant. The food as far as burgers, quesadilla and flatbreads are good but the other things on the menu can be good or not. We go there regularly but sometimes need a break because the food is not consistently good. The prices are mid range... More 

Thank Janet G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The atmosphere was warm and invited lively discussions of past events. The food was very tasty and our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. We were never rushed and were able to relax and have fun..

Thank CriticKarl
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

For Octoberfest my wife and I to go out to eat. Wish we stayed home. Both meals were of poor quality, the sauerbraten was nothing more than dried beef with some tasteless sauce and the wurst sandwich that I request had pieces of wurst no longer than three inches long. Finally the German Chocolate cake was dry. Come on this... More 

Thank Jack C
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

While food is good the interior of this place desperately needs an update. Has a dirty, old, musty feel about it, though I do not believe it is dirty. They do a pretty decent business there, they need to put some of their money back into the business and make it a more pleasant environment to eat in. There are... More 

Thank Mouser8
Ringoes, New Jersey
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Average burger and platter menu, but the food is good and plentiful. Relaxed surroundings with plenty of TV's to watch games. We ate on the patio with live entertainment.

Thank Daniel M
Middletown, md
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236 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Despite the full paring lot, there was plenty of seating. The hostess and waitress were very friendly. We were seated promptly. Lots of traditional pub food on the menu. My friends had the pretzel burger and the crab cakes. The burger was cooked well. The crab cakes had a lot of filler in them. I had the artichoke chicken. Very... More 

Thank Vulturecap
Stewartsville, New Jersey
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is pretty standard. The food does not scream out anything fabulous, however, if you want to watch a game or get a beer and burger then you have it. Kids eat at a good price and sometimes there are kids activities. On special holidays there are menus for such items like German fair for Oktoberfeast. The wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1831 State Route 31, Clinton, NJ 08809-2018
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 908-638-6983

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