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Hamilton's Grill Room

8 Coryell St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1727
+1 609-397-4343
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, American
8 Coryell St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To be candid, Hamilton's Grill can be truly excellent! OR, on alternate evenings, totally average (perhaps even worse). The staff is always friendly, welcoming, and - usually - efficient. On a recent Saturday evening, however, our group of 8 arrived on time for our 9...More

1  Thank Stockdoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brian Held, with his creative American/French cuisine and passion for sweetbreads, has been something of a culinary legend in Bucks and adjacent Jersey for the past dozen or so years. His recent purchase of Hamilton's from the late Jim Hamilton has by now completed its...More

Thank Cochon
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This review is based on a dinner we had right after the ownership changed hands. Consequently, I am assuming that they were still getting acclimated to the new environment. We all had starters and main courses. Nothing stood out as truly excellent. Instead we thought...More

Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 7 June 2018

My wife has wanted to dine here for many years. We were able to secure reservations for dinner. The weather was nice and warm the day of our reservation. We were seated promptly at the appointed time. we place our order for appetizers and our...More

Thank Doyle S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Long a New Jersey favorite, HGR was sophisticated and innovative dining on the canal. The owner, Jim Hamilton fell ill and without his watchful eye things slipped below his high standards. Sadly Jim (owner) recently passed away. Brian of Brian’s in Lambertville has taken over....More

Thank James S
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Hamilton Grill last night. We haven’t been there in a few months. The big change is that Mark, the grill master, left to pursue a restaurant ownership opportunity in New Hope. Good luck Mark. You will be missed. The...More

Thank BAHuston3
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We enjoyed the food as always but the service was truly disappointing. The evening started well - the hostess was very pleasant and we were seated at a nice table in the garden room - with beautiful views of the canal. Unfortunately, it went downhill...More

Thank LeenaI
Reviewed 6 May 2018

First time at the restaurant. Food and service was very good. Tables a bit close together but everyone was very cognizant of their surroundings (no loud talkers). Menu offered a wide selection. We started with one of the salad specials and tuna tartar. We then...More

Thank JLMB1202
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I really regret that I have to write this review, but I want to let potential customers know that, in my experience (I have been coming to this restaurant for at least 20 years), there has been a dramatic drop-off in quality over the past...More

1  Thank LWaldron
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We often meet our best friends midway between our homes for cocktails & dinner and decided to return to Hamilton Grill after a couple of years. We love drinks at the Boathouse and short walk across the courtyard for dinner at Hamilton. The ladies started...More

1  Thank Michael G
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Chuck D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a private dining area, you might want to call to verify. There is an indoor area, and an outdoor area if the weather is nice. Yes it's BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Coryell St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1727
    (North Union Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-4343
  • E-mail
Garden seating inside and out. Catering on and off site: Weddings, Cocktail Parties, Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal / Baby Showers, Anniversaries, Graduations, Fundraisers, Birthdays, Christening / Confirmations, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Holiday Celebrations, Business Events, Corporate Meetings, Team Building -Cooking Classes. Established in 1986. Canal side, nestled in the European charm of a courtyard near the Delaware River and surrounded by quaint antique shops and art galleries, it is the remarkable creation and signature of award-winning​ Broadway set designer and restaurateur Jim Hamilton, & reflects his one-of-a-kind signature style. Warm, soulful and sophisticated, the Grill Room remains one of the most romantic & unique places to dine in the Northeast.
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