We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Witherspoon Grill

57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
+1 609-924-6011
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“lobster risotto” (17 reviews)
“filet tips” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (484)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cam e here with friends since we heard it was good. It was very busy and the staff took care of us. We had an 8 month old with us and our waiter set us up right away with a high chair. The Irish...More

Thank JerseyHorseLover
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Wanted to try someplace new in downtown Princeton that had a holiday ..chose Witherspoon Grill. Close to Palmer Square street parking, as well as to parking garages one on hulfish Street and another on Spring Street.. arrived at restaurant about 3 p.m. was advised that...More

Thank bagdiva
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This has not been my first visit to Witherspoon; I typically eat here every year when visiting a friend in New Jersey. The food is always memorable. This year, however, is the first time I’ve faced this problem ... I cannot drink alcohol because of...More

Thank QQ2008
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This is not the cheapest restaurant in Princeton, but by far the best I have visited. Had a perfectly cooked steak that was extremely tender. Side-orders well-prepared and nicely served. Staff both friendly and very attentive to your needs and happy to give advise. Dessert,...More

1  Thank Steffen T
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Good food good ambiance I tried the burger and it was really nice. Should try during your Princeton visit

Thank idris b
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I drove down to Princeton for some shopping and museum going. I had lunch at the Grill before and wanted to return. The food and service are great. Not inexpensive but actually not that much more than many chain restaurants charge these...More

Thank L.p. B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We're usually at Witherspoon once or twice a month and never have been disappointed or wondering 'why did we go there?' My wife had a salad and a crab cake and I had the filet mignon tips; all the choices were prepared and presented nicely....More

Thank sra2801
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We arrived at the restaurant looking for a late lunch, and due to some unseasonably mild weather we elected to sit outside, which was very pleasant - it's a good location for watching the world go by. We were served promptly by two staff -...More

Thank The_Chilihouse
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Been here now a few times for work dinners and it's a safe bet. Food is good with a variety of choice. Service is ok, nothing bad and nothing amazing. Atmosphere is good. Has always been very busy each time I've been.

Thank gymjam
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about this place. For appetizers, we each enjoyed an excellent cup of lobster bisque with lots of chunks of lobster. For the main entree, we had the pistachio crusted salmon which was outstanding and the filet tips which were also good. Great...More

Thank Frank S
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Princeton
Nassau Inn
608 reviews
.13 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Princeton
296 reviews
2.96 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Princeton
621 reviews
3.08 km away
Hyatt Regency Princeton
1,031 reviews
3.35 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Agricola Eatery
600 reviews
.15 km away
Mediterra Restaurant
583 reviews
.15 km away
Halo Pub
241 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Princeton University
809 reviews
.30 km away
Princeton University Art Museum
572 reviews
.50 km away
Princeton University Chapel
101 reviews
.38 km away
Princeton Public Library
166 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
23 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Barry G | Reviewed this property |
Yes--you can sit at the bar and order the same food as at a table. There are also some bar-height tables adjacent to the bar area for the same purpose.
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Barry G | Reviewed this property |
Yes--they do have some gluten free food but I have no idea what "nightshade" is.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing