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Robin's Nest Restaurant
Robin's Nest Restaurant

Robin's Nest Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.RobinsNestMountHolly.com
  • Phone: (609) 261-6149
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday: 4:30pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday, Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Robin Winzinger
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: When celebrating a special occasion whether it's a wedding reception, corporate function, special family dinner or an open pit barbecue, The Robin's Nest Restaurant & Catering will provide the finest food and service so you can relax and enjoy the party.
  • Private Party Facilities: The Robin's Nest Restaurant is uniquely situated in a beautifully restored Victorian building filled with antiques; and, located in the heart of downtown Mount Holly overlooking the Rancocas Creek.
  • Private Party Contact: Doreen Vittese (609) 261-6149
  • Entertainment: Live music every Friday night on our outside patio & tarot card reader on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Check our website for other entertainment.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: End of High Street and Mill Street
  • Public Transit: New Jersey Transit runs directly past the restaurant.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Handicapped parking along side of the restaurant and free parking lot located behind restaurant marked Robin's Nest and Mill Race Village.
A word from Robin's Nest Restaurant
The Robin's Nest is an independent restaurant devoted to customer service. You are invited for a delicious lunch, intimate dinner, relaxing Sunday brunch or evening cocktail. Our menu offers an eclectic mix of favorites with a French American flair. The eco-friendly restaurant uses the best available ingredients from local farms, featuring many vegetarian and gluten free dishes on the daily menu. Customers are always encouraged to share special food needs with the chef so that every dining experience is completely satisfying.

The Robin's Nest Restaurant is uniquely situated in a beautifully restored Victorian building filled with antiques; and, located in the heart of downtown Mount Holly overlooking the Rancocas Creek. Inside the upstairs seats 60 with the downstairs offering several private dining rooms and an old fashioned bar. Warm weather brings with it the opening of the waterside bar and dining. The outdoor patio often offers live music and is always dog friendly.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Had an excellent brunch with a bunch of friends, everyone loved everything! Service was great! We will be back!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "My husband, his friend and I enjoyed our meals immensely! My husband and his friend could not stop raving about the steaks they ate. His friend had the French Onion soup and I had the chilled blueberry soup and we loved it! My husband truly enjoyed the coconut shrimp. We saved room for dessert and were glad we did...divine desserts!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I have been here multiple times and each visit has been better than the last. The staff is nice, with great customer service."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "A trip once again to Robin's Nest didn't disappoint us. As usual the food was great and custom made around specific changes we asked for. The changes are never a problem or additional cost here! My wife had the Caesar salad, one of her favorites. I asked they substitute Feta cheese for the Bleu lime salad,they did. For dinner we had the Pecan crusted chicken and the Pompeii chicken. I have to say that if they had left out the capellini pasta or put it on the side, the Pompeii entree would have been better. However, topped off with a fresh Peach/Blueberry cobbler for dessert made the night almost perfect. What did go over the top was an attentive yet busy waitress, Lauren. She was more than hospitable, went above and beyond. wing."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "The chilled peach was yuck!!!!!The brunch was fantastic though!!!!!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We made a reservation to have dinner before a local music event called Hollystock (like Woodstock, get it?). Our son was playing drums in one of the bands. It was a good thing we had a reservation. There were no outdoor tables left though, but I like the indoors better in this case. The place was low-key, casual mood, with a nice, quiet crowd. I ordered two appetizers, a pizza hor d'oeuvre and coconut shrimp. The shrimp was delicious and the pizza was just ok. Our son showed up and we had a very nice meal. Good place!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We always enjoy the Robins Nest. On our most recent visit, it was a beautiful summer night and we dined outdoors on the patio over looking the creek. There were ducks and geese swimming by. It was so pleasant! Since it was a Friday night, they also had a guitar player and he was very enjoyable. Food and service were terrific. One of our favorite restaurants!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "This is a comfortable, perfect spot for a dinner or Sunday brunch in an underrated little area of Burlington County in Mount Holly. It's in a well located spot, right on one of the main corners in town and which has an adequately sized parking lot available just a short walk from the front door. I had an item for dinner from the specials list and that is exactly what it was, special. The three others with me for dinner all provided me with glowing descriptions of how good their selections were as well. Don't pass this up just because it's in Mount Holly or it's not a chain or for any other reason. Music every Friday night as well, with an adequate bar menu if you'd just like a drink, snack and some music on a Friday night."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "This was my first experience, but not my last, at Robin's Nest. The French Onion soup was just outstanding - the best I've had since I made Julia Child's recipe years ago. I had the salmon cakes - all salmon,onion and sweet red pepper - simply the most delicious this side of Alaska. My dining partner had the chicken sandwich and raved about it. I plan on bringing family back for birthday lunches. Dessert - a black walnut cake - rich yet light cake with real buttercream icing - shared- a lucious end to this oustanding lunch."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Friendly and accommodating clientele! Easy breezy service. Pleasant, timely and unrushed. Some interesting choices on the lunch menu...diverse and healthy. Food was tasty and presentation appetizing. Overall 5*****"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "The food, service and atmosphere will NEVER disappoint! Love the outside along the water! Fabulous restaurant!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Love the restaurant, been there before. Made reservations for 2pm on a Sunday for my wife's birthday, but we got there and they were closed. No idea where the mixup was, or why I was able to make a reservation for am time not open."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "4th time at restaurant. Wanted outside but were told all tables reserved. Inside is okay. Feels like dining at an older aunt's house. Quaint with pillows on the bench seats along window and lots of photos. Don't get me wrong, we actually enjoy it. Service was good. Wanted to order the 3 martini sampling, but were inexplicably told that the glasses were not set up for the sampling. Not sure why someone couldn't have washed six glasses?? The soup du jour (ham and bean) was top notch. Perfectly seasoned with lots of ham and nicely cooked beans. Entrees were a mixed bag. Rack of lamb special wonderful, but the Pompeii chicken overly seasoned to the point that there was no chicken flavor left. Good meal, not great, but will return."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Good neighborhood restaurant and after a disappointing appetizer the rest of the meal was OK"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We went to the Robin's Nest for our Anniversary and loved it. The food was wonderful and came out perfectly cooked, both our entrees and starter. The best part was dessert- the lemon cheesecake that I had is worth a return trip, just desserts! There was live music and no young children, which was a wonderful change of pace for us. We sat outside and there was an issue with the bugs, but it was outside so I understand. However, the outdoor chairs are plastic chairs, which seemed a little strange since the inside appeared to be pretty high scale. Wonderful little place in Mt. Holly. We would definitely return here for date night again."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "What a great little surprise in a small quaint town. Great outdoor dining overlooking a small river surrounded by trees. Food was excellent!! We had the ahi tuna and Chilean sea bass - both outstanding. We ate here prior to a jazz show at the Firehouse Cafe, just a few steps away - how convenient! After the show, we hear some great singing coming from the Robin's Nest, decided to stop in for some decadent desserts and entertainment, what a great decision!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We spent over $150 for 4 and for that I would expect better than good. But our experiance was not even good. I ordered the Brisket which should melt in your mouth if cooked correctly. My brisket was very tough. Another one of my party ordered the Veal. This dish was tasteless (including the mashed potatoes that came with it) My wife had the vegitarian mushroom platter and the portabella mushroom had the texture of styrofoam. We heard a lot about the Robins Nest and this was our first time there. I was very disapointed with the meal considering the price. Needless to say we will not go back there or recommend this place to anyone"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Perfect night, food was great - thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance...outdoor dining was great. Service was good, drinks were great and the food perfect. Definitely going back!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My son 8yrs old joined me and my hubby for dinner, everything took too long and staff seemed very confused, vegetables were not cooked, hard, salmon overdone... Desert was amazing..."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We had a really nice meal and enjoyed the de or, service, area."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Nice, tasty. Quaint and yet modern. Portions were very generous."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "first trip nothing to write home about. brisket dinner was good, ravioli not so much. wine was good desert not so much."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Charming little restaurant. Friendly service, good food, nice ambiance"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "This restaurant has a great brunch menu with the usual brunch items with a twist. Delicious food. Beautiful view of the river running through Mt. Holly. Also nice for events. Had my bridal shower here and the food was great and the service was PERFECT."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My favorite place always good and always good and excellent staff ."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "We loved hearing the Jersey Boomers! The music was a great backdrop to our evening out. Not too loud, so we could still talk. The food was outstanding, and our server, Nick, was very attentive!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Enjoyed the building and inside decor, and had a great meal. Food was excellent and so was dessert."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "This was a cozy way to send off a co-worker. Nice spot for small groups that want in intimate conversation with good food :)"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "It had been a while since we visited robin's nest but happy to say it is still a gear place especially on the terrace. Great food choices. I loved the truffle fries. I only wish they had beers on tap. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Veal Picatta was very good; Sesame Tuna was overcooked and sent back."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "As always, the food and service at Robin's Nest was excellent. Our server was attentive without being intrusive and fulfilled our every request promptly and graciously. The fire roasted tomato ravioli was delicious and my husband really enjoyed the sesame seed crusted tuna. The NY strip steaks with Gorgonzola butter were tender and flavorful. The Bacon Bleu Cheese Fries were tasty, although I found the cheese to be quite pungent. And the desserts were to die for! It was hard to choose with all the choices available. Looking forward to our next visit! "
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I live in Philadelphia but whenever I visit my aunt who lives in Burlington, New Jersey we usually go to the Robin's Nest for lunch. We have never been disappointed with any meal that we have had. On our last visit we sat outside and was able to enjoy the beautiful weather. I would highly recommend the Robin's Nest to anyone who is visiting the beautiful town of Mount Holly, NJ."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "A friend and I took my husband out for his birthday, the food was great, we were noyt rushed, we sat and enjoyed our meal. We will diffently be back again. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The good food was overshadowed by the worst service the four of us have ever had at Robin's Nest. Our waiter wasn't nasty, just totally disinterested."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "My favorite place, everything is always wonderful. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Very nice, as always. It was a perfect day for eating on the patio. Salads were great. We were well attended but left in peace to talk."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "We had a lovely Mother's Day dinner at the Robins Nest, sitting outside. The service was fast and attentive, and we'll be happy to return again. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Dinner at Robin's Nest is always outstanding, except when they run out of New England Clam Chowder and don't realize it (server error). But the Salmon was wonderful, the Crab Risotto excellent and the salad and the other appetizers were great! You will NEVER have a mediocre meal at Robin's Nest!!!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Four people ages 20 to 60 all felt their meal (entree) was excellent. BBQ flatbread appetizer also great according to the one who devoured it, and two desserts were tasty (I don't typically order desserts). The salmon and chicken were perfectly cooked and tasty. Tried a specialty margarita and enjoyed it - wish it were bigger for $9. We ate upstairs, which surprised me for a 5pm reservation (the beginning of the dinner hours), and is a rather spacious area compared to the more intimate rooms downstairs. I prefer downstairs. Upstairs is where we celebrated our 25th anniversary with a wonderful private party for 25 people and the room felt intimate in that setting. Wait staff inconsistent in skill level. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Apricot Chocolate cake was excellent. New England Clam Chowder was tasty, thick, rich and had clams in it, but was totally lacking in clam flavor. It needed more clam juice to taste like clam chowder. My wife and I were disappointed with our entrees. The chicken tasted as if it had been precooked, then heated up when the meal was ordered with a bland sauce poured over top for both the chicken marsala and the chicken with honey, nuts and cranberries. The atmosphere was excellent but didn't make up for the entrees. At $19 per entree, I would have expected the chicken to taste as if it have been cooked when ordered and the sauce to be memorable, not bring back memories of an average diner. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014