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Witherspoon Grill

57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
+1 609-924-6011
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“lobster risotto” (16 reviews)
“filet tips” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch and was looking for something different...so we saw their seafood tower for 2 (standard) and ordered that along with a Ahi Martini (poke)...and it was outstanding. Their signature Manhattan was also killer along with excellent service from Eduardo. Just a great...More

Thank barfoot164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another highly recommended restaurant in Princeton. While we were waiting for our table we had a few drinks at the bar. Really nice classy bar. Drinks were really good. Dinner was excellent! The service was paced very nicely. We didn't feel rushed and really enjoyed...More

Thank DinnerClub617
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a long term customer of the grill. We went for a steak dinner at 4. The dry aged steaks were great. The wine starts to improve with the progress that Will made. But it is still too noisy. They put loud this bass...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite upper end restaurant in Princeton for couples and for business. Have never had a bad dish and have eaten here a dozen times. It’s pricy but worth it. The dry aged steak is always perfect, burgers are excellent, go crazy and...More

Thank exploredoc
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Visited Princeton and went to The Witherspoon Grill for lunch. Didn’t have to wait long for a seat as restaurant was not busy at that time of day. Food was lovely and would definitely go back again. Would have 5 star if we had 3...More

Thank Marlon M
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Joined colleagues and some clients at this nice cozy restaurant. What was surprising was how full it was even on a Tues. Live music too. Food was good on the whole. I had a dry aged 12 ounce steak. Sides of creamed spinach, hash browns...More

Thank Sid V
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Local hot spot for business lunch and tourists. A bit hard to park, but if you are in the area it is worth the stop. Other good items on menu also.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

In an area with a lot great options , this should be near the top . Those in our party that had steaks were Very very satisfied , drinks were well received, and the apps hit the mark. Strong performance

Thank nextstay
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

superb food for a wonder evening. the menu was special for the eve and we added wine pairings. we have been here previously for lunch. also good.

Thank Doc_Riyadh_SA
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Went there for brunch! Amazing butternut squash omelette with arugula. Soooooo good. Also had bananas foster dessert! Amazing. Had the peach bellini too. I highly recommend. My first time in Princeton and I hope to go back soon!

Thank Nank135
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8 February 2018|
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Response from RonGail | Reviewed this property |
Brunch is Sunday only 11Am-3PM
23 April 2017|
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Response from Barry G | Reviewed this property |
Yes--you can sit at the bar and order the same food as at a table. There are also some bar-height tables adjacent to the bar area for the same purpose.
27 July 2016|
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Response from Barry G | Reviewed this property |
Yes--they do have some gluten free food but I have no idea what "nightshade" is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
    (Nassau Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-6011
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