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The Grain House

225 US Highway 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1646
+1 908-221-1150
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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225 US Highway 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1646
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a weekend lunch, and had some good food - the red lentil soup was good, and I was pleasantly surprised with the turkey Reuben, which is easy for it to be dry, but at the Grain House it was juicy and delicious.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here quite a few times over the years for lunch, and a few times for a catered affair. My experience has always been very favorable from both a food and service perspective.

Thank x046866
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Although The Grain House is lovely and cozy, having gone there many times before, I suggested that a friend accompany me for the first visit there. I asked to be seated in front of the fireplace. The young man at the kiosk brought us into...More

Thank PsiChi
omi2, General Manager at The Grain House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings PsiChi, and my apologies for the delayed response. The Holidays are our busiest time of year. We always have many reservations scheduled for lunch and lots of guests request the fireplace tables. I only wish we could add more fireplaces, but the building is...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

I think this place is supposed to be haunted...but it was a great location for the rehearsal dinner for a wedding I attended.More

Thank Babzkk
omi2, Manager at The Grain House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Babzkk, Happy to hear you liked the wedding dinner and reception. Yes.....I've heard the stories as well......no ghost sightings by me though. Last fall we had our annual "Ghost Dinner". The speaker talked all about the local stories, including one about the Grain House....More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after a long day working on our new property. We were very disappointed in the food and after speaking with the bartender, we ordered and received two watered down drinks that both tasted the same. I ordered the salmon and my husband...More

1  Thank CrimeInParis1
omi2, Manager at The Grain House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello CrimeInParis1, It sounds like you and your family are new to the Basking ridge area. Our apologies that you didn't enjoy your dinner on your first visit with us. Sorry that we had to hear about your experience here rather than directly, but please...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve had brunch here several times. They have smoked salmon which I love and strawberries and cream for dessert in addition to many other great deserts. Their home fries are FABULOUS and the price is very reasonable. It is close to where we live so...More

Thank Alina G
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Enjoyed a warm, cozy fire-side table on a cold evening. An interesting menu, excellent food and great service, completed a very pleasant dining experience.

Thank nancy2701
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Service and the atmosphere was outstanding. Great place to celebrate a holiday feast with loved ones. Choice of four main meals on Thanksgiving gave everyone a great choice. Two hours flew by while four courses were being served. Quantity of the meals was excellent and...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Attended a wedding there (it was wonderful - food - over the top); the rooms were smallish but were clean and nicely furnished.

Thank JimBrady
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Dinner for 35 guests was wonderful. Our party had private room, private bar & access to back deck. Regretfully, it was too chilly to take advantage of the deck. Food was way above what you'd expect at a banquet. Thanks Rich M. All was truly...More

Thank cbass54
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Questions & Answers
25 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from lorkay | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, I do not know. We would not go there even if they did.
Arielle B
12 March 2017|
Response from omi2 | Property representative |
We do allow service dogs, seeing, eye, etc.....
24 February 2017|
Response from omi2 | Property representative |
Please check the grainhouse or oldemillinn website and choose menus from the left hand side - scroll down and you'll see the dinner menu. We'll also have specials available on the day of :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 US Highway 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-1646
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Basking Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 908-221-1150
  • E-mail
American Fare with Historic CharmDating back to the 18th century, the Grain House Restaurant has always been the most popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Known for its historic charm and American inn fare, the popular Grain House Restaurant is conveniently situated next to the hotel. Enjoy Basking Ridge dining in a unique and historic setting, handsomely trimmed with beamed ceilings, masterful fireplaces, rich woods and striking hearths.The Grain House Restaurant, Basking Ridge, NJ is open for lunch and dinner in our cozy dining rooms and on our patio for outdoor dining during summer months. Guests can also enjoy Saturday à la carte breakfast and a sumptuous brunch buffet on Sundays. For casual cocktails and happy hour specials, the Grain House Restaurant features the Coppertop Pub, voted “the best coziest spot for drinks” by the NJ Monthly Magazine. If a private party is on your agenda, the Grain House Restaurant would be honored to host and cater your event.
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