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The Boat House

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8 1/2 Coryell St, at The Porkyard, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1701
+1 609-397-2244
14:00 - 21:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This is the kind of bar that makes you feel at home the moment you walk in. A place where you feel like you could never be found. A talented and genuine bartender. Servers who know their drinks. A building whose personality speaks volumes. Love this place.

Thank luckydevil99
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Nice ambience for a pre-dinner drink. Main building was crowded so they put us in smaller building which was nice as well. Don't understand the liquor license bit in this town but seems Hamilton's Grill should have one

2 Thank Buckscountyfoodie
Sarasota, Florida
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Step back in time in this stone cottage - warmth abounds and cocktails flow in this adult only bar. Tucked down a small lane, the boat house offers an old world atmosphere with leather chairs, oriental rugs, gilded mirrors and wonderful photos from the past. Kids are not welcome in this bar.

1 Thank samantha h
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great,neat spot for a drink. Very interesting boat themed decorations and friendly staff and bartender. Quietly tucked away. A fun stop by place in Lambertville.

Thank Susan E
Melbourne, Florida
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98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Timeless atmosphere, unique ambience. Very good drinks...the ideal spot to meet-up before dinner. Cozy and classy!

Thank GJW184
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Very cozy place to have a drink. Two stories with a few bottled beers and wine. No taps. Cool atmosphere to sit around and chat. I'd go again.

Thank kielar
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Tucked at the end of the driveway directly across the street from Finkles Hardware. Both upstairs and down are small and homey. Opens at 4pm. On a weekend, you may have trouble getting in. The Boat House specializes in classic cocktails, of which, I sampled a few. Their Old Fashioned, Manhattan, and Pimms Cup were excellent and reasonably priced. I... More 

Thank etradervic
Plainfield, New Jersey
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

A timeless place, always a great spot to stop in for cocktail before dinner. They do not serve food, just beer, wine and spirits. Decorated in maritime memorabilia. A favorite spot of ours!

Thank Sandra S
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is the place we meet up for drinks, before dinner. I love being greeted by Kim, it just feels like home. And, who doesn't appreciate an avid collection. Beautifully curated, I daresay, better than going to museum !! We love looking at all the pictures, there are some real great conversation pieces.

Thank lgorlaski
Lambertville, New Jersey
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I live in town and have brought lots of people to this beautiful and unique bar. I (and everyone for that matter) just love it! The servers and bartenders are all absolutely lovely. Just this past Saturday, they sat us at a generous table on the porch and when I accidentally knocked over my dirty martini mid way through, Christine... More 

2 Thank teawinefrench

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 1/2 Coryell St, at The Porkyard, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1701
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-2244

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