Trummer's Restaurant

4.7
3975 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Trummer's Restaurant recently underwent a 10 year renovation and relaunch in Historic Clifton. This is where New York City meets Historical Charm. Owners Stefan and Victoria Trummer bring their extensive New York City restaurant experience and passion to small town Clifton to offer a unique dining experience. Our chef, Jon Cropf, helms from Charleston, South Carolina and brings an entire new menu focused around the French Rotisserie. The desserts are not to be overlooked as Meagan Tighe has been perfecting her tempting desserts in top kitchens in New York City and Charleston, South Carolina.

Trummer’s Restaurant is engulfed in history that dates back to the 1800’s and brings an edge to the historical area. Each floor has something special to offer for the eyes as well as the palate. Come see for yourself why we continue to receive rave reviews from both critics and guests alike!
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Starting Jul 22, 2020 · Tue - Thu 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LRK20
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Nice ambiance, waiter wasn’t the most personable but liked the restaurant

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Lig2020
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had Thanksgiving dinner. The service was great as was the food. Trummers is consistently great. Also they did a great job distancing the tables. We felt very safe.

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vipnasm
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent social distancing. Great cocktails, service is the best.

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MatthewH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place

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Daniell
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside, good view and atmosphere. We enjoyed the dessert and cocktail pairing! The pumpkin cheesecake was so good!

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vipBethsBelly
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yet another great experience at Trummers. As usual, the cocktails are well balanced and unique. The staff is always friendly and treat you like family. Patrick, my favorite waiter, not only is charismatic but very knowledgeable about the menu. He always makes excellent suggestions. I was fortunate enough to sit on the patio for brunch this past Saturday. With the weather starting to chill, going forward I will most likely sit in the main dining room which is very tastefully decorated and elegant. The menu changes daily, but everything I've eaten has been delicious. The salmon tartare I enjoyed this passed Saturday was to die for! If you have never visited this gem in Clifton. Make your reservation, now. They book up quickly!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great and ambiance was awesome. Food was really good and we had great time there.

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abusbisk
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the outdoor patio! They did a great job of making sure people can dine during Covid outside and still feel warm and safe. Food was great. Service was too. We want to go back!

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vipChrisM
New England
29 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had our son visiting so we brought him to Trummers. We had the squash soup, girls green salad, salmon, short ribs, mushroom tempura, carrots and greens. It was ALL fantastic. The So African chenin blanc was delicious. It’s our favorite spot.

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ChristineH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A lovely way to celebrate a birthday! The staff was so welcoming, the food delicious, and the wine unique. We even brought two bottles home.

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vipSheilmal
Washington DC
52 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good. The short ribs were delicious! Glad to see they are finally giving water for free

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad to make it here! Such good food & ambiance. Everything was fresh & delicious. We sat outside on the rooftop deck & there was a nice fire pit going.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

PERFECT NIGHT TO SIT OUTSIDE AND HAVE ANOTHER OUTSTANDING MEAL. TITANIC TUESDAY!!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting and top notch service. All of the food from the first course to the dessert were outstanding and unique. I highly recommend making the drive to Clifton to enjoy one of the finest restaurants in the area!

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AnitaW
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went to Trummer's for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. The service was excellent and the food delicious. It was the kind of dinner that you enjoy so much that before you leave you think about when you are going to return again. We will be back.

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SabineB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trummer's was such a fantastic experience. Literally everything, from reserving to being greeted to the superb dinner we had was outstanding. Simply superb! The interior is modern, lofty and very tasteful. What made the experience more special was the extraordinary, friendly service - we actually celebrated our anniversary and they even brought out complementary champagne! We are foodies and not easily wowed but Trummers did so for sure! We will be back soon and if you are looking for a 5 star experience- go there!

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SRDVR2016
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Our group of four thoroughly enjoyed our dinner outside on the patio at Trummers. We do wish that Trummers would relocate some of their heaters to the outside/railing tables - if that is where they plan to seat parties of four (such as ours). Also, I would recommend creating/introducing some hot cocktails to the menu for outside dining. Our waiter said there were none available from the bar. Finally, we felt the menu prices were somewhat high for the type and quantity of food – for example, $5 for each single cornbread "biscuit" and $9 for a side of fingerling potatoes.

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Michael
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was fabulous, perfectly-prepared and well-presented. Wine by-the-glass seemed a bit less-than-generous. Servers were all very friendly and attentive. We did not particularly like the music, but at least it was not too loud.

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BrianD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Typically a "Go To" for a special night, but was pretty pedestrian this night. Portions were incredibly small even by gourmet standards and arrive only warm. Service staff were extremely pleasant as always, but food seemed to arrive slowly especially considering the relatively small amount of patrons.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful ambiance and even got to enjoy the outdoor patio since it had heaters beaming down on the tables. The potato soup left much to desire as it wasn’t warm but the cocktails, wine flight, short rib, and Sunchoke risotto was outstanding. Service was great. Will definitely be back!

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Alexander
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great as usual

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience overall. The food was great and the service top notch. A little on the pricey side...but worth it for a special occasion.

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luv2dine
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trummer’s is always a great place to share a meal, but wow! Wonderful service and food all while feeling safe during these weird times. Definitely recommend their outdoor patio!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always enjoy Trummer’s but notice they are understaffed.

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DJCQ
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding for an anniversary dinner! Hadn’t been in awhile - it won’t be as long for our next visit!

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xxxxx
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fun enjoyable evening.

great service

interesting meno

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vipBethsBelly
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trummer's has always been near and dear to my heart. The location is so quaint and off the beaten path, that just entering the restaurant gives you a feeling of small town warmth. The menu changes frequently, but there always seems to be something for everybody. I'm quite sure if someone had a dietary restriction, the kitchen would be more than happy to accommodate. The food is comforting yet gourmet and the pastry chef Megan, will just knock your socks off with her amazing desserts. The cocktails are well balanced and unique and the staff treats you like family. If you happen to visit for brunch you must ask for Patrick. He is one of the best servers I have encountered. Extremely knowledgeable, professional and so charismatic. He really knows his stuff and always makes wonderful suggestions. If you haven't visited, this place is a must!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was very good, and the staff super friendly and knowledgeable about offerings. I highly recommend the braised short ribs. Really enjoyed the evening on the outdoor patio!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands-down my wife and I had the best experience ever at Trummer’s. It was our first time going and we will become regulars. The hostess was polite welcoming and very professional. Patrick our server, and the entire serving staff were phenomenal. I would highly recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for culinary experience and a unique welcoming vibe.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We waited 20 mins to get a drink and another 20 after that for one of our 2 appetizers we ordered, one of which was focaccia bread. There was one waitress for our dining room and she seemed very nervous and fearful of being there. The lights should not be bright LED, either they need to be turned down a bit or go for LED soft bulbs. Food was great as usually but would be nice if everything lined up.

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Jason
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I went here for our anniversary and it was our first time out to eat in 7 months due to covid. Service and food were excellent, and we felt very safe with the precautions we saw in place throughout our meal. We can't wait to go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They helped celebrate a birthday. Josh our server was great very engaging, friendly and attentive. Drinks were amazing and food was even better. Short ribs were out of this world.

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vipPaul
Washington DC
91 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The current partial limited menu still offers many choices, in fact so many, it makes it hard to choose what to pass up. Well, I will just have to return and dine on what I decided I could live without tonight. Excellent food, arrived very promptly at table at proper temperatures. Service was a bit more casual than on a previous visit, but it was pleasant, prompt, responsive and a more team focused effort. All in all, a very pleasant meal and evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Good overall, service was little slow and it wasn’t that crowded... we had a child with us so more painful to wait 20 mins between interactions.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

TITANIC TUESDAY is always a great time. The staff always treats us like family

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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ErikaK
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love Trummer’s! Excellent food and service. The salmon was delicious. Our drinks were great- my husband got an old fashioned- one of the best he’s had! Awesome bartender.

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GlennB
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. We had anniversary dinner and Trummers provided extras that made it special.

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vipBethsBelly
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

With COVID I haven't been able to visit Trummers as much as I would like. We went to enjoy brunch on Saturday. The cocktails are well balanced, unique and delicious. The pastry basket is to die for. I forget how absolutely amazing the dessert chef is. you could just eat the pastries as a meal! I ordered the chicken with biscuits and gravy. I received a huge portion for under $15. The chicken was well seasoned and juicy, the biscuits were crispy on the outside but tender and soft on the inside and the sausage gravy was flavorful and rich. Our waiter Patrick was wonderful. Professional, very friendly and had great suggestions about the menu. He was very attentive. If you have never visited Trummers, the food is top notch, wait staff is attentive and friendly and the location is beautiful.

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vipleigh
Washington DC
47 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience2

First time at Trummer's in years. Made a reservation and got there at 5:45. Restaurant was fairly empty. Was told no tables available on back porch even though many tables were empty. Taken on side porch which was dingy. No candle put on our table all night, although all other tables had them. Server was not very friendly and seemed annoyed that we moved. She lightened up right before we left. Food was okay. Don't think we will return.

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Trummer's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 3975 OpenTable diners.

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