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Clinton House

2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
+1 908-730-9300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (19 reviews)
“steak” (48 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (11 reviews)
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12:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
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Reviews (238)
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Reviewed yesterday

What should have been a wonderful evening turned out to be just ho-hum. Very disappointed. Not sure our waitress understood that meaning of the word "service". She looked perplexed, confused and/or bored the whole time! It frankly ruined our meal. The food was good, the...More

Thank christinerL8147OU
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food and service; menu selection variable and interesting. Not complicated. Conveniently located in downtown Clinton, right next to the Museum, bridge, and waterfall.

Thank Pablosodahead
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and son-in-law had their rehearsal dinner at this restaurant last year, and the affair was handled very well by the Clinton House. With this in mind we encouraged our daughter to make a reservation with them during a recent visit last weekend. Prior...More

Thank ValueFinder29455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very rustic (Circa 1743) and quite larger than you might have thought once you got inside. There was a bar area with live music which appeared to be a fun place to be. We sat way in the back in a large room which was...More

Thank MrOcho
ag32, Manager at Clinton House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have installed a brand new filtration system for the drinking water served to our guests. We recognized an issue with increasing mineral deposits in the water. A new filtration system for our ice machines was also purchased. Thank you for your feedback, but this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful restaurant in a classic well preserved building. I visit the Clinton area a few times a year and always go to the Clinton House. The staff is great, the food is consistently excellent, and the atmosphere of the facility amazing.

Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Does not get any better than this! Ask for Mary as a server and have a great time. Steaks that are full size and really for two. Veal Parmagania with ravioli and sauce will put you in a food coma. Johnie Walker Blue is available....More

Thank douglasp250
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The food is generally good but there is more to a great restaurant. The cheap cutlery, salt/pepper shakers, sugar packets in a cheap tray... all add up to the wrong experience. There is a factory feel to the salad. Nice crab cakes served with some...More

Thank CM K
ag32, Manager at Clinton House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our salads are made with a beautiful spring mix and all vegetables are fresh and cut on premise to make our house salads. None of our sauces are purchased, they are made in house. Our cutlery was an issue as I inadvertently purchased the wrong...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal with my family. Great wait staff and Never rushed. The prime rib is huge and such a good value. For dessert, get the bread pudding! Homemade, I think, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It's the standby place to go as it's close and we know what to expect. The food and service is always excellent. We both tried something different. Wife gag the eggplant rolletini which was excellent and I had the cowboy steak that was done to...More

Thank scott t
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The positives - I was able to get a parking space right in front and the waitress refilled my drink once. The negatives - It really was the worse steak sandwich I've ever had. Reheated steak, mushrooms and onions dumped on a hard roll. No...More

Thank na07950
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Bill D
25 May 2016|
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Response from Rob V | Reviewed this property |
Should be. Call and ask for Valerie. They have a good sized dining room.
Gwen G
19 January 2016|
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Response from LowCarbZone | Reviewed this property |
Check with the restaurant.
16 November 2015|
Response from ag32 | Property representative |
Causal neat attire is fine. Jeans are also acceptable. Thanks for your inquiry. Best Wishes, Anna Maria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 908-730-9300
  • E-mail
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