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Stillwater Inn

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203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
+1 903-665-8415
17:30 - 21:00
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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine dining at its best! We began with the Stillwater Inn salad followed by filet mignon and pecan crusted trout. Both prepared elegantly and to perfection! I opted for Brussels sprouts in place of potatoes...the right choice for me! Dessert was limoncello ice cream...unusual and indescribably delicious!

Thank admarshtx
Montgomery, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I drove up to Jefferson for a night away. Based on online reviews, we made reservations at the Stillwater. We were so pleased with the restaurant in every way. The baguette was authentic, chicken liver mousse - heaven, duck breast with black cherry sauce - scrumptious, beef filet - wonderful. Out college student waiter - very personable... More 

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smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn. We greatly appreciate comments and sensibilities. More 

Longview, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently hats are not welcome but shorts, tennis shoes, and T-shirts are. The hostess asked me to remove my hat upon entering. No problem. Next to our table there was a couple with a dog. The hostess explained it was a service dog. I felt like she was being dishonest about the service aspect because nobody at the table needed... More 

Thank 176ryan
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

We do require that men remove their hats/caps before being seated, and that is about the only dress code we have. A man in a tank top would not be seated either. The gentleman with the service dog, showed his permit to bring his dog in, although the ADA requires that a public entity accept at face value the claim.... More 

Grapevine, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first learned of Stillwater Inn when we were married in Jefferson and had our first incredible meal there almost 8 years ago. Since then, we have visited Stillwater Inn anytime we are in Jefferson, and we love to give my parents gift certificates from Stillwater Inn for special occasions. The restaurant is located in a beautiful Victorian home, and... More 

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Dallas, TX
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't think I've ever had a better meal anywhere. I started with perfectly cooked and seasoned escargot, each of which was complemented with a small bread cap. I love duck breast, which is hard to find and is frequently either too greasy or the chef is too heavyhanded with the ingredients in the sauce. The duck breast at the... More 

Thank Hamersly
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our group of six very much enjoyed our dinners in this old house made into a beautiful restaurant. The staff was very efficient and friendly plus we liked the easy walk there from our B&B.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We recommend Stillwater Inn for a special occasion dinner, since it is on the pricey side, but the ambience, service and especially the food are so remarkable, we think that you'll agree that it's well worth it. The pecan-crusted trout was perfection, and I can't recall ever having a better serving of beef than the filet tenderloin, absolutely mouthwatering. We... More 

1 Thank Scott M
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food at The Stillwater Inn is still the best. We've been coming to Jefferson, Texas for 20 plus years. Dinner at The Stillwater is always a must. Friday night I ordered my favortie steak with a bordelaise sauce. My sister had pan sauteed halibut with a white wine pimento sauce. Words can't explain how delicious both were. We also... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I LOVED this restaurant. It was truly a fine dining experience nestled into a cozy, historic little home. Lovely. My beau and I started with the crab claws, which were chilled and herb-marinated. Next, we shared the house salad. It was amazing.I ordered the pecan-crusted trout, while he enjoyed the filet. While both were good, the filet was definitely my... More 

Thank cakebattercreations
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I appreciate your suggestions as to the menu. We always have several a la carte vegetables in addition to the vegetables included with the entrée, and with a little advance notice, I am happy to prepare a special vegetarian plate with additional off menu options. The menu you viewed was posted by... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We last visited Jefferson and the Stillwater Inn 20 years ago or more and decided we were long overdue for another visit. We remembered how wonderful the food and service were then and hoped for a repeat - we were not disappointed. In fact we had dinner at Stillwater Inn both nights we spent in Jefferson. The first night we... More 

Thank Suzanne T
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn. Over the past 33 years, we have been delighted to see guest from the distant past remember us when planning a return trip to Jefferson. We appreciate the fact that you found our menu varied enough to dine with us both nights. Visitors to Jefferson are fortunate to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$42
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 903-665-8415
Located in a 1890's home. White tablecloths and silverplate flatware. Menu changes seasonally with daily specials. Chef owned, since 1984.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?