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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%
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2 W Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1207
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had lunch and dinner here on different occasions and it's always a pleasant experience for me. The host Anna is gracious and the waitstaff is patient when I take forever to make a decision. The seafood newburg is lip-smacking good. I must caution though...More

Thank Jannie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time my family visits the Clinton House we are amazed by how constantly the food is great. It's like the place never has a bad night. The staff is always friendly an very helpful. The bar I swear is like an episode of cheers...More

Thank cruchysdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Food was terrible. Atmosphere was nothing special. This is a place that in it's prime must have been very nice. However, it no longer lives up to it's prior reputation. There is another similar Inn style restaurant in Pittstown (name withheld) that...More

Thank CrimeInParis1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

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
ag32, Manager at Clinton House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I'm deeply sorry that your server was not up to our standards on the evening of your visit. We strive to provide an excellent experience for our guests and we fell short. I would ask that you contact us directly...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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
ag32, Manager at Clinton House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. If you could please contact us directly to discuss the issue with your server we would greatly appreciate it. I'm sorry service was not up to standards during your visit. Again, we strive to provide the best possible experience for...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

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 8 August 2017

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 21 July 2017 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.

1  Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed 14 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 14 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 8 August 2017

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

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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
18 January 2016|
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Response from LowCarbZone | Reviewed this property |
Check with the restaurant.
15 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
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