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The Clinton House, Clinton, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

The Clinton House Restaurant, Clinton, NJ
Clinton House Restaurant
2 West Main Street
Clinton, New Jersey

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  American Traditional

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality:  2 1/2 Stars

Service:  2 Stars

Decor:  2 1/2 Stars

Overall Rating:  2 1/2 Stars

Note:  Four star Rating System from
1/2 Star = poor to
Four stars = Best in Class

Cozy, warm,historic ambiance, Has a stone fireplace on in the winter months

Service is inconsistent.

Value:  Excellent

Noise Level:  Low

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy traditional American food in a warm, cozy historic setting.

Not Recommended For:  Diners who prefer eclectic food in a vibrant trendy setting

Recommended dishes:  The Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus, either Queen Cut King Cut; The Fillet Mignon served with mushrooms; and The Grilled Rack of Lamb, with extra thick lamb chops, demi glaze, and garden vegetables.

Liquor: Full service bar with a good beer list and wine selection

Restaurant Review

The Clinton House is an historic restaurant circa 1743, located in the heart of the Historical Community of Clinton, serves up traditional American food in a rustic country setting. It has recently been renovated to restore its 18th century atmosphere.

The ambiance is warm, cozy with old beamed ceilings.  The restaurant is especially festive during the winter months or the holiday season when the stone fireplaces are lit.

The patrons tend to be 50+. If you get there on a busy weekend and need to wait for a table, they have a cocktail lounge to enjoy a pre-dinner drink.

The food is well prepared with fresh ingredients.

Save room for dessert, they have a good selection of well prepared choices. Try the Bread Pudding with Bailey's Cream Sauce. It's sumptuous.

The Clinton House is open daily from Monday to Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm and Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:30pm with Dinner served All Day! And during the evening from Monday to Friday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm and Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:30pm

They are family friendly with a children's menu.

(updated October, 2016)

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