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Yankee Doodle Tap Room

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American, Bar, Pub
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10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
+1 609-688-2600
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very casual restaurant. Very popular amongst Princeton University students. Nice ambience with a great fireplace. I only had burgers and sandwiches and few beers. Food was ok but kind of expensive for what they offer. Considering is part of the Nassau Inn I would have expected a nicer delivery of their offering.

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Thank Vasilios C
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have added thick plasti-glass to the booths apparently to protect the carved initials on the tables -- pretty silly in my opinion. The plasti-glass wobbles and makes it hard to eat, like a wobbly table. Food is OK. Service slow. Boring lunch menu.

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Thank santoro2009
Freehold, New Jersey
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190 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food in an historical setting! My husband and I stopped for lunch and had delicious crab cake sandwiches from the menu of pub fare. The booths capture Princeton University ambiance because former students' names are engraved into the tabletops. A wall of photos of famous PU graduates fills a wall; it is challenging and fun to identify as many... More 

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Thank Susan S
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room itself is amazing, lovely with lots of historical paintings on the walls and a lovely old colonial fireplace on one end. The bar itself is fine. I had a couple Guinness's on tap which were fine. The bartender more or less disappeared at one point, I had already paid and was just finishing my drink but other patrons... More 

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Thank Adam B
Bayville, New Jersey
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550 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for drinks. Love the ambiance and the English pub type atmosphere. Norman Rockwell painting is one of my favorites. Good service and Guinness on tap.

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Thank dinerdon
Hogansville, Georgia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, we gave them two opportunities. Had it not been for the food quality, which is good, we would not have gone the 2nd day. The service was incredibly disappointing. Maybe this young man did not feel well this past weekend, but it seemed he would have preferred to be anywhere else. This is a shame. We had high hopes.

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Thank Laura35014
Manhasset, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had a scrumptious breakfast here the morning after Thanksgiving. Huge portions, attentive service. The memorabilia in the room is amazing. Looking at the senior portraits of prominent Princeton graduates, displayed on one large expanse of wall, was a treat. No visit to Princeton is complete without having a drink or a meal at the Yankee Doodle!

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Thank Cara O
Princeton, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

3 of us had a late morning birthday breakfast on the day after Thanksgiving. I first felt bad that we did not go to PJ's Pancake House but as we parked in the nearby local garage and were also waiting for someone else to show this place seemed best. PJ's also had a line for seating. We were pleasantly surprised... More 

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Thank bkc1997
Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Poor Thanksgiving food selection and quality--and poor service. Got kicked out by the hostess before eating our desserts due to 90 min limit even though no one appeared to be waiting for the next seating. Weren't even offered coffee, tea, etc. Luckily, we asked for packaging or else we would have needed to leave our untouched desserts behind. Worse yet,... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The food was typical bar food. There was nothing special about it. It was convenient for guests staying at Nassau Inn.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-688-2600

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