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The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
31 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-1011
+1 908-996-3200
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar
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31 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-1011
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary in the quaint little town of Frenchtown NJ...A hidden gem of a Riverside town in the Delaware Valley section of NJ. The town offered great shops, coffee shops and a few restaurants...not much actually but perfect for a...More

1  Thank kmax0925
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My husband and I got married in the area last year and loved our first stay at the hotel so much we made plans to return for our one year anniversary. We have never been disappointed with the room quality and there are so many...More

Thank Pathfinder205213
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The hotel is very run down and dirty. The bed was a backache. We noticed water coming out of the back of the building where you park cesspool is full perhaps. We should have know better when he charged the card when we checked in....More

Thank Robin520
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Frenchtown after a day of wine tasting in the area. We first stopped at the bar that was active and our bartender was outstanding. I wish I could say the same thing about our hotel room. The room was in very bad shape....More

1  Thank surfcity1712
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Your porch could be packed! Stop throwing people in the RAT! A lot of people like the porch for drinks . Stop pushing the crap bar! Disappointed! Wake up Pete!

Thank pmoran226
Reviewed 6 May 2018

My boyfreind and myself stopped here for lunch and a drink. Bartender was very knowledgeable about the diferent beers on tap. Food was delicious and the place was very charming. We ate out on the porch which is right at the center of a pretty...More

Thank JenLavin
Reviewed 13 November 2017

It was a cold day and they had a sign advertising warm adult beverages. It worked. The drinks were excellent. Especially the Cannoli Martini, which won an award of some kind recently. We also had a light lunch of apps that we shared and they...More

1  Thank gd-2005
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Was visiting in town and stopped with family for lunch here. The menu posted showed a variety of options for lunch so we went inside to see about finding a place on the porch to eat. No one was around that we could find, so...More

Thank HuskerCob
thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We were very surprised to see this review, because all of the feedback we have received has been incredibly positive about our Brunch choices. We are truly blessed to have a talented team in our...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I had brunch at the National Hotel with a group of friends on a Saturday. There were 11 of us. It wasn't busy, so we practically had the room to ourselves. It is charming and has a lovely atmosphere, set in a colonial hotel. They...More

1  Thank bgswedie
thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

We remember you very clearly! We truly enjoyed having you experience our weekend Brunch menu and service. Mike is an extraordinary bartender who pays attention to detail and enjoys making sure our guests are receiving not only the very best service, but also the best...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

old time hotel with a bar restaurant. Good food--good choice of tap beer. Mike the bartender is greatMore

Thank tonymig524
thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

We are truly appreciative of your review. It is our pleasure to create a welcoming atmosphere every day we're open for our guests, and we are proud that Mike and the rest of our staff are dedicated and talented beyond belief. We're thrilled that you...More

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Nigel B
25 July 2015|
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Response from RJTand | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on 2nd street behind the National. There is also a public lot next to the gas station across the street and another public lot about 1 block away up route 12 next to the small convenience store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-1011
    (NJ 12)
  • Public Transportation: The Link Bus (local Hunterdon County transit service), Transbridge Bus Lines (PA, NJ & NYC commuter service).
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Frenchtown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-996-3200
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