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Tavern On The Lake

101 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3306
+1 609-426-9345
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“burger” (26 reviews)
“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
“sports bar” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
101 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3306
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to eat here because it was beautiful summer night and wanted to eat outside. Although the outside area was crowded, we only waited about 5 minutes for a table on a Friday night. Outside area is beautiful and allowing dogs on the lower...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

There is no lake! We are from out of town,but with a name like this one. I expect to see at lake and possibly sit lakeside. Skip this place if you can. Granted not a lot of options in the area though. I will say...More

Thank Lewis21601
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Ate here when traveling for work, not a whole lot in the area. Very large menu, but the bartender said the burgers are the best thing they make, so I went with that. The burger was good, but not cooked medium rare as I ordered....More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with 8 buddies after came from out of town. All of us were overjoyed with Tavern On the River. We were seated immediately and are wonderful waitress Elizabeth was very patient with our stupid jokes. Igot a fairly priced cheeseburger with onion rings....More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a fine restaurant, sports bar, and outdoor venue that has much to offer. My wife and I enjoyed our dinner and IPA's. Excellent service with a good view of the lake and old town.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Enjoyed our first visit to Tavern on the Lake for dinner - the local vibe was fun and food was served quickly. The menu has typical pub choices plus some local specials as well. Don't be afraid to try something new! We'll look to return...More

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a normal sit down restaurant with a wide variety on the menu. The dining room wasn't full but the bar was, on a Saturday night at 6pm. I had stuffed salmon that was served on a large pile of mashed potatoes...More

Thank Karla W
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great place to eat and hang out with friends. Very local place and the servers are very friendly. Outside dining is available and they have karaoke on some nights.

Thank davidforrest2018
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My friends and I had a night out on a winter Saturday evening in this bar. We enjoyed the live band, great service from the bartenders and good drinks! Will return.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Did definately not disapppoint. Had a great burger. Friendly service and a good atmosphere. Do come here when in the neighbourhood.

Thank Marius H
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kc2igr .
24 August 2015|
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Response from 46savytraveler | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about mixed drinks. We just ordered beer on tap which is very reasonable. I would complain to the management that you would like to see mixed drinks on the menu along with listed prices. They may not realize... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520-3306
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hightstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-426-9345
  • E-mail
Tavern On The Lake is a Family Restaurant and Sports Bar. We have food and drink specials Mon. thru Thur. and live Bands every Fri. and Sat. night. Our upstairs Banquet Hall can hold up to 200 people. We open at 11:30am everyday.
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