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Witherspoon Grill

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57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225 (Nassau Street)
+1 609-924-6011
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Princeton, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really like a New York City steakhouse without going to NYC. While the beef is excellent, so is the seafood. However, the star of the show is the porterhouse steak for two--a bit pricey, but not if you think of it as two dinners. Add a shrimp or crabmeat cocktail, the freshest oysters or creamed spinach, and there it is--as... More 

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Commack New York
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a nice selection of items on their menu and is consistently very good. We have always had a very good experience when dining here and have made it a choice to dine for graduation.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is very good and the dishes are well designed, creative and inventive. Definitely a nice place to get an upscale meal.

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Thank jacob708
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted visiting friends at Witherspoon Grill recently and all four meals were very good. One of the specials was roasted turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy and it was excellent. Of special note was the cranberry sauce side which was smooth and delicious. From the salads to the desserts ...it was an excellent meal.

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Thank sra2801
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place in Princeton! Fantastic drinks, delicious food, especially the steaks tips and the best crab cakes! The banana foster and the bread pudding are great deserts! A little pricey but worth the money. Make reservations!

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Thank rblsgl
Union, New Jersey
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three high school friends all drove an hour to meet up -- Witherspoon Grill was picked as our meeting place. None of had been to Princeton, so the restaurant was a guess. Lunch was fantastic. Service was great. Atmosphere was perfect and we were never rushed even though it was crowded. My steak salad was perfect. The crab cake looked... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met with some business colleagues on a Tuesday night and headed to this restaurant after a recommendation. It was definitely a good choice. Excellent and attentive staff, glorious food and a great wine selection (although on the pricey side). Colleagues ate Tuna, Steak whilst I went for the Shrimp Pasta dish. All agreed that food was excellent. Recommended.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought the ladies on To Princeton on Valentines Day. Norice gave us her usual outstanding service. Again... the Lobster roll was the best. (lots of lobster) We had a reservation and got a good table on a Happy Day

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Princeton, New Jersey
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice, not rushed lunch with out if town friends. The food was delicious and the wait staff very friendly. On a busy Sunday we were delighted not to be hurried. Have been back a couple of times since. We will definitely go back many more times. Make reservations for dinner.

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NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints! Had dinner this past weekend with my husband and our good friends. Everything was delicious and service was awesome. The lobster risotto was perfect and the seafood tower was so fresh. Can't wait to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
    (Nassau Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-6011

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