Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern

4.4
952 Reviews
$30 and under
American
The historic Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern was fully restored and reopened on December 8, 2009 following a $1.5 million renovation overseen by its new owners. Ho-Ho-Kus residents, Gordon and Laurie Hamm.

A local landmark and beloved culinary institution, this historic and charming neighborhood gem has quickly become a favorite among locals, and serves up American classics in a cozy inviting atmosphere, complete with an original fireplace in each of our seven unique dining spaces, two full service bars, and bluestone outdoor patio and fireplace! Explore your culinary side with our seasonal menus, or try the regional, and international craft and session brews, hand crafted cocktails, and the versatility of AV-equipped private rooms for your special milestone, baby, bridal celebration, or corporate meeting. An 8-time winner of Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, locally awarded Best of Bergen in 201-Magazine, Readers Choice Winner on Open Table and in Bergen Magazine, and numerous others.

Support Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 952 people are saying
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Barry857
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food5service5ambience2

Open Table never told me I would be dining on a cocktail table in the lounge.

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vipMSNYC
New York Area
91 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Historic inn in HHK with upscale menu and varied fare. Excellent choices of entrees all well prepared. Professional and attentive service staff. Outstanding oysters and daily fish specials; my branzino ordered tonight was flakey and tasteful, perfectly seared.

NY cheesecake for dessert with a fine port topped off evening. Highly recommend.

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vipSunshine
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great experience. We enjoyed some fall cocktails, and then had the shrimp appetizer, which was delicious. For our entrees, I had the duck breast and my friend had the scallops, needless to say, there were no leftovers. Our waitress Michele was fantastic and took excellent care of us. Just a wonderful historic place filled with charm.

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Vincent
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outside under the tent, which was spacious and comfortable. Food and service were fine. Cobb salad was a good choice.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is delicious and the ambiance is lovely. We always have a great meal here! It was a little slow to get the food out, our meal took 3+ hours, but I understand as they must be understaffed right now. Our waiter is always very good & we were happy with our service & meal!

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RosarioA
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved my dinner experience as usual! thank you for being sonawesome!

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MrLube27
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed a very good meal with friends in outdoor dining are. Service excellent and food very good

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Njfood
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

OK. HHK Inn should decide if they are a high-end dining landmark, or transitioning into a casual grill type of establishment.

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Pneb
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the cod, fried chicken sandwich, and the harvest salad. Everything was delicious and our server was great. Overall great but the cocktails could be better. We had a great time

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bear
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The outdoor setting was wonderful in this time of COVID. We enjoyed our appetizers and entrees. We will definitely be returning.

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NancyG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great salads , good service…. Love outdoors… just wish servers would wear masks

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vipGWhite
New York Area
92 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Very slo service, I understand it’s hard to get help, so I’ll give them another chance.
Love their menu and the ambience

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kathier
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice brunch menu. Service was very good, too. Definitely recommend

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vipsmimage
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great lunch sitting outdoors. Alex, our server, always does a great job.

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IsabelS
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were there to celebrate Oktoberfest and there was live music. Therefore making the ambience a bit different than usual.

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OpenTable Diner
8 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oktoberfest atmosphere was very fun. Service was great and we enjoyed the season offerings.

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Arline
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

The outdoor ambience is lovely. Our waiter, Alec, whom we’ve had on other occasions, is great.
And to our delight, the Inn was celebrating Oktoberfest with a 3-piece oompha band and special German menu.
It was our wedding anniversary and it was certainly made special with complimentary glasses of champagne. Thank you, Alec, and HHK Inn.

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vipJack
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was wonderful! Service fine and enthusiastic.

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vipNJfriend
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place to meet friends for dinner or lunch. Will return for sure.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Wait for food was long but wait staff was kind and helpful

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vipMaryR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and outdoor seating was fabulous.

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MicheleO
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous evening with family and friends

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff and wonderful atmosphere

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Karma
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food & outdoor space for dinning in all weather!

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vipPerfect
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a group of 6 adults and 4 kids under 7. Sat outside. Service by Zee was outstanding. We all had different meals and were very happy with our choices. The tented area they've set up is very nicely done.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Overall a good, but pricey meal and unfortunately the service lagged

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great lunch! Enjoyed the beautiful weather dining outside!

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lisag
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Beautiful outdoor tent set up with nice spacing. Food was very tasty, but service was inattentive. Had to ask several times for place settings/silverware.

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AlexP
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time celebrating an anniversary outside for brunch. Food and service were great.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Beautiful building with great food. Outdoor seating area is a nice option during Covid.

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vipScottL
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

never disappoints. Food is excellent- we both had fish and loved both dishes. service is solid. Great local option. With how the restaurant is set up, so many different options to sit- outside, at bar (x2), upstairs, etc.

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vipGWhite
New York Area
92 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Lovely surroundings, especially nice outdoor dining
Great diverse menu

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vipKEENJ
New York Area
250 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We've eaten here before over the years and always enjoyed it. This was the first time during the pandemic. They've set up a nice outdoor tent. The food was very good as was the service. The staff was very nice. It was hot and humid, but the fans they set up were helpful.

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vipFrancoise
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere for a wonderful friend’s Birthday get together…..delicious food and wonderful, courteous service too!

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vipK175
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were both good. Sat in the smaller room with the fireplace and bar (library?) which is very nice. Hostess called me before we got there to let me know their credit card machine wasn't working in case paying cash would be a problem. I appreciated that.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This meal was wonderful. I felt bad for our waitress who had to deal with the insufferable couple next to us who critiqued everything from the table location to how carbonated her drink was. Please give this woman a raise.

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vipAL123
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice outdoor tent. Had a nice lunch with group of friends

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Gigi115
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We felt very comfortable with the spacing of tables and the ambience outdoor in the tented area. The food was outstanding and the waiter and kitchen were very accommodating to special requests.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food is excellent & ambiance is lovely, however the service is very very slow. Multiple times I have been here and I always seem to have the same issue with the service.

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vipToddM
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service we love this place.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern is rated 4.4 stars by 952 OpenTable diners.

Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://hohokusinn.com/gifts/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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