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Market Yard Grille

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18-20 East Main Street, The American Hotel, Freehold, NJ 07728 (South Street)
+1 732-431-3220
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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495 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I could imagine that this would be a comfortable (and possibly reliable) "hangout" if you were a local. The bartender(s) are friendly and the decor is very pleasant. Part of the bar is in the lobby and part in the grille. But there are drawbacks as well. The wine list is just so-so and slightly expensive to boot. The lunch... More 

Thank Stanner57
Freehold, New Jersey
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171 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We ordered the french onion soup and it was excellent!! My wife ordered the steak which was great along with the brussel sprouts. I had a steak special which was also good. Definitely would go back.

2 Thank Frank L
New Jersey
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253 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a hip bar / restaurant look no further than the Market Yard Grille at the American Hotel. Lots of element entrees.

Thank Steven M
Howell, New Jersey
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have never had a short rib as good as the one I had at the Market Yard Grille. If falls off the bone and the gravy it's in is amazing. Mashed potatoes and carrots are just wonderful. There is a lot of other dishes that are top notch, but the short ribs win out every time. Another dish that... More 

Thank ElaineHowellNJ
Monroe, New Jersey
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing the crowd was older and quiet not loud at all. I went with my wife and we were able to have a conversation without having to yell over other people talking. Our waiter was Gary who had to be one of the best waiters I have ever had. So professional and personable it was just a... More 

Thank betterdeals
Deerfield beach Florida
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146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The last time I was here was over 20yrs ago. A lot has changed. Nice looking restaurant. Good menu but I think high prices for freehold. More like Miami prices. So if your on a budget this may not be for you. Our waitstaff was nice. I had the mahi taco app. Was big enough to have as a dinner.... More 

Thank choz02
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have not had anything good to eat here and the bar scene stinks. It's a real meat market, very uncomfortable when I bring my wife.

Thank nickb1a
Freehold, New Jersey
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place has to be the best in Freehold. Consistent, quality service and first-rate food. Everything from the seafood to the steaks (pork chops and pasta too) is amazing. Drinks are always on point and we love the relaxed, old-fashioned atmosphere. Can't stay away!

Thank acl340
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1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

very unwelcoming and "full of himself" bartender made what could have been a good experience bad. I will never return

Thank Nancy A
Manalapan, New Jersey
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272 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We were 3 couples enjoying Saturday evening dinner outdoors on their front patio. It was bustling with patrons which made it so much more fun. I had a dinner salad with a delicious piece of salmon. My friends all ordered dinner entrees which were all delicious as well. The martinis and wine were perfect and our waiter gave wonderful service.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 East Main Street, The American Hotel, Freehold, NJ 07728
    (South Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-431-3220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?