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Witherspoon Grill

57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
+1 609-924-6011
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was on a weekday and late evening but still a busy place. People still coming even after we finished the dinner. Not surprise. The food was very well prepared. Six people ordered different main dishes and we all satisfied. That was a surprise because...More

Thank veryyellow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This spot has a vibrant crowd. I enjoyed the live entertainment. If you want a quiet spot this wouldn't be the place. I found the service to be prompt and reasonably attentive. The food was good, but not exceptional. I did notice a few fruit...More

Thank MrzSHA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food in and of itself is great - simple and fresh offerings coupled with great, unintrusive and no-rush service make this a perfect place to dine whether with a large or small group.

Thank j0hnc0stin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal here last night. Its a relatively expensive restaurant, but generally worth it. The scallops were terrific. I also particularly like the outdoor seating area (although we had to wait - seating outside is on a 1st come basis). The service...More

Thank IMLY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant, with reasonable fast and firendly service and good quality food, but quite overprized. To be honest, the final price could have been much had we not ordered wine (not that it was one of the most expensive). Reservation is a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, good service, they even ran separate bills for each of us (more than a dozen of us), and did it in a timely way, fabulous!

Thank mcwillow
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Though it took a while for us to get seated and also took a while for somebody to actually take the order, the rest of the experience was fabulous. Very generous portions of food and a great selection of wine and beers. A huge place...More

Thank amar1204
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Business lunch/dinner: I've had both at Witherspoon Grill and the food and service combination brought me bck on my worn time. This restaurant is my favorite in Princeton!

Thank BeachLoverJD
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

During our visit we had lunch in the place. My first observation is portions are quite big:) i suggest you to have; Starter- mozerrella & tomatos and lobster bisquit Main corse - chicken salad, hamburger and salmin sandwich Oooh dont forget to ask for the...More

Thank Sed K
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Completely blown away with the outstanding hostesses and wait staff. Extremely Friendly, Accommodating and Knowledgeable. Now the Food....Wow! Rack of Lamb, Asparagus, Shrimp Cocktail, Calamari...all Superb!

Thank RogersMD
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Questions & Answers
23 April 2017|
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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.
27 July 2016|
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Response from Barry G | Reviewed this property |
Yes--they do have some gluten free food but I have no idea what "nightshade" is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
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