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Dora Restaurant

) #5 of 33 Restaurants in Clinton €€ - €€€ Italian
17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
+1 908-735-4171
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Made a reservation for 7pm to sit outside. Stood at the entrance for 15 minutes, before anyone came to ask us " may I help you", then told they had no tables outside, and we should be seated inside. Once inside, it took 1/2 hour...More

Thank r_d_flowers
Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting a local lighting store, we decided to stop and stroll around downtown Clinton. Since it was lunch time, we looked at the current restaurants (many have changed over the last 5 years) and decided to have lunch at Dora Restaurant on Main St....More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 30 and took over the right half of the restaurant. Our meal was preselected. My only comment was the portions were small, especially the salad and vegetables. The flounder fish was prepared excellent as was the chicken franchise. The desserts...More

Thank BlingBlingBern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat outside on the patio but it started to lightly rain. We sat under an umbrella waiting for the rain to stop. When it did, our waiter came over to take our order. I asked if he could replace the partially soaked...More

Thank Judge_Smails-BR
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This little Italian restaurant was a real find for dinner in the old town of Clinton. The street scene was charming outside the window next to our table, with the cherry trees in full bloom. The menu offered many delightful options, and the food was...More

Thank allezgently
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We ate outside on the side patio. The weather was good. The food was very hot, which we like. We had Rigatoni Torino and Eggplant Parmigian, Both meals were very good, Would go back there again. Service was good. The owner/manager was very pleasant

Thank Elanni
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ate there this past Saturday night with friends and we were very disappointed with not only the food, but with the attitude of the personnel, the service, and the lack of their ability to serve the food properly, constantly pushing food to the parties at...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Eating outdoors here is a treat. Great food, great service. It is sort of a B Y O; I think they may offer wine. Worth a visit !

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Nice quiet restaurant when inside. Summer months they have a very nice patio in which to enjoy your food and see down town Clinton. Their menu has a varied selection and we have never had a bad meal there. Local wines only so BYO if...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The food is excellent! I have not had Italian food this good since my husbands Italian relatives were alive 20 years ago. I never eat eggplant parm because no one makes it tener enough. These people do....it melts in your mouth. Their ravioli....perfect!! All the...More

Thank Kathryn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 908-735-4171
  • E-mail
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