Charming downtown spot
Good place to have a business lunch or a romantic dinner. The bar is hopping on Fridays and Sat. Good wine list. Interesting specials. Service is attentive.
3/14/2013 5:00:00 PM
The first time I came here,
The first time I came here, the food was phenomenal. The second time, it was still good, but it was St. Patty's Day, so the food seemed a little off. Will definitely go back!
3/16/2013 5:00:00 PM
The food was excellent and
The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. Our server/waiter, Zane, was professional, personable, helpful and charming. The entire evening was a delight.
4/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
very pleased with the food
very pleased with the food - a bit pricey but totally worth it. Definitely will go back.
4/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
My Wife and I dine at the market yard due to the good food and wine, friendly service and most of all they always accommodate our request to sit at a booth. We enjoy the privacy the booths provide, allowing us to enjoy each others company while dining on good wine and food. We continue to come back because we know that the food and wine will be consistent and never have to worry about the seating arrangements. We never had a bad experience and feel confident that when we go to the market yard that its going to be a good night out. We don't dine out often but when we do we always consider the market yard grille as an option because we know what to expect.
4/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
We enjoyed a very good meal at the Market Yard Grille at The American Hotel last evening. The steak was tender and perfectly seasoned. The waiter was efficient and extremely attentive. Highly recommend the establishment.
4/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food and service were very good, just be aware that it is very noisy so not the place for a romantic dinner on a weekend night.
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Surprisingly good food!
I expected OK, typical pub food, but the menu was extremely diverse and my bronzino was by far the best I've had in a restaurant! It was served with a vegetable risotto that was also quite delicious. They also have a pretty diverse wine by the glass selection. Overall an excellent restaurant!
5/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great to see that the American Hotel now adds to a great list of Freehold restaurants, and really steps it up. Great food, atmosphere. One thing I found surprising was the number of elderly, scantily clad and Botox-ed women working the bar area. A cool place nonetheless.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
good comfort food
some of the best mini-breads we have ever had. great rack of lamb. great strip steak w sprouts and blended mash potatoes. was not cheap. $35 entrees. but was very high quality.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Nice Mothers' Day Celebration
We enjoyed our Mothers' Day celebration at the American Hotel. Ordinarily, I would not like being seated next to the kitchen, but on this visit, it was a good option, since it was a bit removed from the main dining area, which was quite noisy, due to many families celebrating Mothers' Day.
Our steaks were delicious, the portions were bountiful and the service was excellent.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Decent food and service
Second time eating here. Mothers Day reservation via OT and we were seated immediately. Server was there fast for drink orders and continued timely check ins for apps and then entrees. Had Calimari , salads and lobster bisque apps. All ok though not inspiring . Entrees were a chicken dish, fish, prime rib and steak. All good and generous in portions . Deserts and coffee were fresh as well.
With about six drinks, apps , dinner and deserts you will drop about three hundred with tip.
Freehold has a few good restaurants with solid food so try the Market Grille and save the drive on occasion .
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always a wonderful evening
I would take anyone here. I had my sister's bachelorette dinner here and stayed at the hotel. I also took my boyfriend here for his Birthday! It is fun and lively and romantic all in one. A local gem!
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food, service and martini's we great. My only complaint was the sound from the tv's in the bar area was piped through to the dining room and my party and I were not interested in listening to the Kentucky Derby. It was too loud and we could not hear each other talk. One of my favorite restaurants.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Dining with a sense of history
One thing that strikes you as you enter is a sense of a historic yet upscale, timeless and attractive setting. The menu is large and varied, with many interesting choices of steak and beef for the red meat lovers. The portions are huge and delicious, and have prices that tend to match, though there are inexpensive items for those with young families. Be prepared to carry home a significant portion. The salads were creative and enjoyable, and large enough that one could easily be divided and shared by four. The wine list has plenty of solid choices in all price ranges. The service was attentive and unobtrusive. The cadence of the meal through all courses was excellent. Worth a return visit.
5/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our waitress was Shania, she was very attentive and went out of her way to make us feel comfortable. We will be back and we will ask for Shania.
6/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
My entire party had a ball at the Market Grill. We had the Sea Food Tower which was outstanding. The birthday boy, my son and I had the Lobster it was soooo good and the dessert was outstanding. Thank you gou out to our waiter and Tom for be gracious host and a professional server. We will be back many times in the future.
6/13/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food, service, and environment were fantastic. I chose the Market Yard Grille at The American Hotel on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. All food arrived cooked to order and at the appropriate times. Just a great place to eat if you are in the area or for any special occasion.
7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
The service was quick and attentive, without being overbearing. Our waiter and his assistant were excellent!
7/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
good food, service and ambiance
The food and service was as expected. We often dine here because we know that the food will be good and the service will match. Also, we like the option of sitting in a booth. My wife and I often come back for that reason and it's one of the reasons I recommend this resturant. The food and wine is that much better when you can enjoy it with a loved one in the privacy of the resturant's booths. I can't stand sitting next to a stranger when going out to dinner. Most resturant have their tables so close together it makes me uncomfortable and can't enjoy the meal. The proper seating and ambiance makes for a better more enjoyable dinning experience.
7/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Consistent Food and Service
Wednesday eves are a good deal at the Market Yard grill. Half price wines and tasty food.
We like this downtown Freehold eatery and continue to visit...
8/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good food, great service
Our server was very attentive. We had the lobster wantons which I liked although my husband didn't. They give you a nice big serving of the clam steamers. Our entrees were good but not spectacular. They have an extensive wine list. I wish we could have stayed for dessert because they looked yummy.
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food and service are always wonderful. This is where we go to celebrate special occasions, but it's not to fancy fur a regular night out. Looking forward to staying in the hotel at some point even though we're local.
8/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good Dining in Freehold
Here is another good restaurant on Main Street. Food was very good as was the wine (Sunday night is half-priced bottles). My only complaint was the satellite radio piped into the dining area with it's top twenty countdown. It wasn't what I normally expect for a fine dining establishment.
9/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
We tried the Grille on a whim. Now that we've been back a second time, I can say that it has made the list of places that we will frequent. The food is quite good and not over priced. The staff are attentive, without being intrusive.
If you go, try the Market Yard Muscles. They are great!
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Everyone we dealt with was helpful and genuinely concerned about us having fun with our friends and leave the details to them! Great food and fantastic service.
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
First time at the restaurant. Very nice bar and restaurant. Excellent atmosphere. Nice menu and wine list. Very good dining experience. Will go back again.
11/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was amazing and the serves really could not be beat. We both ordered steak and it was cooked perfectly, we also has the grilled clams. They were a perfect starter. The staff was great and treated us like we were the only ones there. If you want to feel special and have a great meal this is the place to go.
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Love the place.fine dinning
Love the place.fine dinning but casual. Great drinks!
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
We go here a couple of times a month- it's always excellent
Allie is the BEST server / hostess !
Can't go wrong with the Italian country chicken (enough for two), love the bourbon bread pudding
11/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tried the Sunday Brunch and I must say, it was well worth it. The selection had way more items that I really wanted to try but your stomach is only so big. I guess that could be considered a minus, but it's a really good minus, right? The items I did have were fresh and flavorful. I must say the eggs benedict were done perfectly and not the proverbial hard boiled eggs on a limp English muffin. The carving station's prime rib was nicely done and seasoned just right with crushed black pepper and garlic on the well browned outside. Desserts were fine, nothing exceptional and to be honest we were all full from everything else. Another big plus was the bottomless top shelf bloody mary or mimosa for two for only $10.00! We'll be back.
11/30/2013 4:00:00 PM