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For 2
Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
10:30 PM
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The Clinton House

4.7
825 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Continental
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  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The Clinton House located in beautiful historic Clinton, NJ was established as an inn in 1743. The cuisine centers on ample portions of fresh seafood prepared with an European flair, prime meats, and desserts baked in our in house bakery.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Continental
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(908) 730-9300
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Pete Gialias
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Private party facilities
Private dining available for parties over 30.
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Private party contact
Julie Warren: (908) 730-9300
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Main Street
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Parking details
Parking is available in the front and side of the building. A private parking lot is also available across the street.
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Entertainment
The Bob Egan Entertainment group provides a rotating group of musicians on Friday evenings starting at 7:00 pm and Sunday afternoons staring at 4pm in our bar/lounge area.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 825 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful place. Great atmosphere, great service. Food was fantastic. Had a wonderful time.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We have been going to The Clinton House for a few years now and have always enjoyed the service, atmosphere and dining experience. We prefer a quiet table to enjoy our conversations with out meals, and The Clinton House does accommodate. Hubby had the prime rib which was a large piece of meat cooked to perfection. I'm a fish lover so I chose the Salmon which was made just the way I like it. The service was friendly and efficient, which we always encounter at The Clinton House.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Lovely birthday lunch with old friends. Great food and service.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Food was excellent, service was excellent, ambience was very nice. Wonderful dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Wonderful experience. The food and service were outstanding!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Excellent food. Excellent service

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

You can always depend on the Clinton House for a delicious, well prepared meal. The crab cake was the best I have ever had! The service is prompt and courteous. Always a treat to go there.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

I'm a senior who no longer enjoys entertaining at home, too much work with the cooking and cleaning. The Clinton House does it all, I just sat back and enjoyed my family and a delicious meal. We were lucky there was no one waiting for our table so we were able to chat much longer than usual. Our server was also great.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food, help very nice, very relaxing atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

My wife and I have been here several times and the food is great, Close to the water so after meal you can go for a nice walk in the town. Highly recommend the Prime Rib.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent food, friendly service with a warm atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Anniversary

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Good prime rib. Fair casual ambience. Not fine dining. Country casual

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Lovely lunch

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Lovely ambiance and delicious food!

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The food was great as usual. However, it took an hour before we got our salads and our waitress was very nice but overwhelmed. We were there for 2 hours and 15 minutes just for dinner. We had another engagement and had to leave. We would have liked to had coffee and dessert. Perhaps they need more waitresses on a Saturday night.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great food, drinks and atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Very very pleased great food outstanding service price very fair

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

You can always count on Clinton House for an excellent dining experience. They go over and beyond each time I visit!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We were at the Clinton House celebrating an engagement. The whole experience was lovely, from the ambiance to the service to the food.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We have lived in the area for 21 years and never visited. It is a landmark restaurant in the area. After this first visit I will return again and again. The food was great and the service was impeccable. Make sure you make reservations. I choose a whine from a small list that was on the table and I was pleased by the value for the bottle.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Always a nice place to dine, but lately, the prices have really risen, and the quality of the food no better. Have yet to have a good piece of prime rib there - always chewy. But the vegetables served are hard. We asked our server if we could order cooked vegetables, and the reply was that it wouldn't matter because that's how they are served and that there were many complaints about the hard vegetables. Plus, there's too much of a delay between the kitchen and the table as butter won't even melt on the vegetables.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Always an enjoyable meal with great menu offerings, excellent specials, great atmosphere and exceptional service. Always recommended!

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

we love this restaurant for our meeting with old friends.....the wait staff is excellent...make you feel at home....& pete, at the bar, is great, too

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Delicious food, but the service was forgetful. Will def be back soon!

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We come every year to celebrate our birthdays.
Always a fabulous meal with great service

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2.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Very disappointed. Had reservations made well in advance but seated terrible spot. Prime rib was tough. Friends filet migion overdone. Waitress very busy. Practically threw the desert menus at us. Prices higher than show on line. Dinner for four with one drink no dessert 192.00 without the tip. Will not return

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Very good comfort food with excellent service and a warm atmosphere. All staff is readily accommodating. The servers are clear with specials and answers to any questions. Additionally, all staff is welcoming and cheerful. All around a very pleasant place to get plenty of delicious, filling meals. I absolutely recommend this place for dinner or lunch. I have not been here for breakfast or brunch so I can't offer an opinion on them.

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4.0Dined on February 6, 2018

Always a favorite of mine - comfortable, old school, solid service, yummy.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Relaxing atmosphere, good food and plenty of easy parking

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful as usual but I was disappointed that you no longer serve Snapper soup. If you have it on some special occasion I would certain like to know. You made it and served it very well.

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

OUR SERVER, CHERYL, was the best waitress I have ever encountered. No intrusive, very helpful and always there when we needed her.

as for the interior of the restaurant, there were two girls around the age of 12 running around. It made me nervous to see them mover all over - i was expecting them to knock over a waiter carring a ltry of food or running into a patrol.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

As always, this restaurant delivers a fantastic meal. I love coming here for special meals with family and friends. The service is wonderful and the staff always does there best to accommodate special requests. I love the old world feel of the decor and their fireplaces. I love visiting this place in Historic Downtown Clinton!

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Always a great meal and a great value . The staff is freindly and the atmosphere is a welcome one.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The Clinton House has it all - excellent food, beautiful ambiance and knowledgeable waiters. I have been going here for the past 30 years and it is NEVER a disappointment!

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4.0Dined on January 26, 2018

I/WE HAVE VISITED THE CLINTON HOUSE MANY TIMES IN THE PAST. UNFORTUANTELY MY FILET MIGNON WAS NOT UP TO THE NORMAL STANDARDS THAT I HAVE HAD BEFORED. IT WAS A FAIR PIECE OF MEAT, AT THE BEST. VERY DISAPPOINTING.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

The Clinton House is always a fantastic dining experience. The food, including the oysters and the Filet mignon au blue, was pure perfection. The entire staff was welcoming and on top of their game. We had a wonderful table by the fireplace which added to a special date night. This restaurant is a neighborhood treasure that shouldn’t be missed.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

We arrived for a reschedule office Christmas party. The parking across the street was easy.The staff was friendly,attentive,and helpful in recommendations. Food was excellent,hot and well displayed. The location was easy for a after dining stroll through the town of Clinton..

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Great menu and good choice of specials. Many long time favorites that are hard to find elsewhere. Very comfortable atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent service and food as usual. Anna Maria as always greeted us and seated us at a booth as I requested.

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