Our dine-in menu.

Since 1743 neighbors and travelers alike have enjoyed the food and hospitality of this historic inn and tavern. The food you’re about to enjoy is sourced from local, sustainable providers whenever possible. This means you’ll enjoy the superior quality of fresh meats and produce farmed just minutes from our kitchen. Start with your favorite cocktail prepared by our bartender, then, be sure to ask our sommelier to recommend a wine from our award-winning wine collection to perfectly complement your meal.

Thank you for dining with us.


Burger Wine Pairings $35

All burgers are Pat LaFrieda patties on a brioche bun served with fries and a pickle.

Bacon Cheeseburger Nello’s bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, Clinton House Sauce  20
Cabernet Blend, Chappellet Mountain Cuvee, Napa, CA 2019    19

Boursin Burger Wild mushrooms, roasted red pepper    20
Grenache Blend, Andre Brunel Chateauneuf Du Pape, Rhone 2018    22

Truffle Burger  Shoestring onions, gruyere cheese, wild mushrooms, truffle mayo  20
Tempranillo, El Coto Imaz Reserva, Rioja, Spain 2016    24



Warm Baguette with butter 4

Grilled Shrimp  18

Clams Casino  Bell pepper, bacon, red pepper 14

Bang Island Mussels  White ale, andouille sausage, corn, cilantro 15

Chilean Sea Bass  Carolina gold rice, lobster cream, fried shallots, chives, brussel sprouts   18

Spicy Crab & Avocado  Red pepper, heirloom tomato, Sriracha  22

Fish Tacos Chilean Sea Bass, onion, tomatillo sauce 16

Mushroom & Goat Cheese Flatbread Cremini, scallion, red pepper sauce 14

Crab Cake  Newburgh sauce 22

Charcuterie & Fromage  Murray’s cheese & meat, NY 18

Portobello Fries  Truffle mustard aioli  11


Raw Bar

Deluxe Seafood Tower  1/2 Lobster, 4 oysters, 4 clams, 4 shrimp  59

Premium Seafood Tower  Whole lobster, crab cocktail, 8 oysters, 8 clams, 8 shrimp  115

Raw Oysters  East Coast 18 / 34  West Coast  20 / 38  

Clams 14 / 24

Wild White Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail  18

Jumbo Lump Blue Crab Cocktail  22

Lobster Cocktail  23 / 44


Soups & Salads

ADD Lobster tail +33  Shrimp +18   Crab Cake +22
Chicken +8   Steak +18 

Lobster Bisque  7 / 12 

Soup of the Day  5 / 8   

French Onion Soup  12

Caesar Salad  White anchovies, croutons  6 / 13

House Salad  Tomato, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, olives  5 / 11

Fennel & Pecorino  Champagne vinaigrette, cranberries, pecorino, fennel, Mandarin oranges, candied nuts  15

Roasted Beet  Arugula, bleu cheese, candied nuts  13                

Smoked Duck  Apple, dry cranberry, arugula, Bleu d’Auvergne  17

Blackened Chicken  Cheddar cheese, Mandarin oranges, cranberries, almonds, balsamic vinaigrette  17

Seared Shrimp  Pineapple, berries, Mandarin oranges, almonds, chow mein noodles, sesame vinaigrette  23



Substitute gluten-free bread +2

French Dip  Prime Rib, Boursin cheese, horseradish, onions, baguette, fries  24

Lobster BLT  Nello Bacon, mayo, chives, tarragon, lime juice, chips 26

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese  Pesto mayo, apple, fennel, whole-wheat bread served with spring salad (nut-free) 16
House Sauce, brioche bun, fries 20

Cheeseburger Pat LaFrieda patty, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, brioche, fries (Cheddar, American, Swiss or Provolone) 16


Steaks & Chops

ADD Lobster tail +33  Grilled shrimp +18  Crab cake +22
Truffle Butter +7  Au Bleu Style +7  Au Poivre +5

R 120-129°F    MR 130-134°F    M 135-144°F   MW 145-154°F    W 155-164°F 

Blue Ribbon Steak 22 oz New York strip steak, onion rings  70

NY Strip Steak 12 oz New York strip steak, onion rings  38    

Dry Aged NY Strip  16 oz Strip dry aged for 28 days, onion rings  65

Filet Mignon 8 oz Center cut filet, wild mushrooms  46

Bone-in Ribeye  22 oz Bone-in, balsamic glaze, pickled red onions  55

Grilled Rack of Lamb  New Zealand, grass-fed & finished, demi-glace, roasted tomato  45

Twin Pork Chops Au Poivre  Duroc pork, whipped potatoes, broccoli  28



Baked Seafood Shrimp, scallops, crab meat, julienne vegetables, garlic, white wine, wild rice  46

Seafood Newburg  Maine Lobster, white shrimp, diver scallops, jumbo lump blue crab meat  45 

Scallop & Shrimp Risotto Saffron, mascarpone, spinach, sweety drop peppers  38

Mahi-mahi Bacon, cherry tomatoes, asparagus, crab meat, scallion, beurre blanc sauce  35

Crab Au Gratin Baked au gratin style, wild rice, broccoli  48

South African Lobster Tails  (À la carte) Twin 5 oz  63  (stuffed +35)

Crab Cakes  (À la carte) 2 pan-seared jumbo lump blue crab cakes, bell pepper  43

Pan Seared Salmon  8 oz Canadian center cut, lemon cream sauce, spinach, artichoke hearts  29 



Sauerbraten Marinated roasted beef, potato pancakes, red cabbage  28

Chicken & Asparagus Lemon, white wine dill sauce, asparagus, artichoke hearts, risotto primavera 23

Filet Medallions Garlic demi-glace, whipped potatoes, broccoli  35 

Steak Frites 8 oz Sirloin, herb garlic butter, rosemary fries 24

Chicken Coq Au Vin Braised chicken, bacon, button mushrooms, red wine, tomato ragu, fresh pappardelle  22

Braised Short Ribs  (À la carte) Shoestring onions, demi-glace  34

Beef Wellington  (À la carte) Medium rare filet, phyllo dough, chicken liver paté, mushroom duxelles, demi-glace  34

Eggplant Rollatini  Lebanon Cheese Co. ricotta, marinara, provolone  21



Spinach 8
Sautéed Onions 8
Red Cabbage  9
Whipped Potatoes  8
Asparagus  9
French Fries  9

Onion Rings  10
Wild Rice  8
Risotto Primavera  10
Wild Mushrooms & Truffle Butter  13
Grilled Balsamic, Vegetable Skewers 12
Sautéed Broccoli  8





Wine by the glass


Tommasi Tenuta Filodora Prosecco, Veneto, Italy 11

Codorniu, Anna de Codorniu Cava Brut Rose, Spain 13

White Wine

Pinot Grigio, Alois Lageder, Alto Adige, Italy 11

Riesling, Prinz Salm Two Princes, Nahe, Germany 13

Albarino, Garzon Reserva, Rios Baixas, Spain 12

Nautilus Sauv. Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 11

Chardonnay, Stillman Street, Alexander Valley, CA 10

Chardonnay, Jordan, Russian River Valley, CA 19

Rkatsiteli, Dr. Konstantin Frank, Finger Lakes, NY  12


Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir, Dr. Konstantin, Finger Lakes, NY 12

Red Wine

Pinot Noir, Pacific, OR 10

Pinot Noir, Etude, Carneros, CA 21

Montepulciano, Barba Vasari, Montepulciano, Abruzzo 11

Merlot, H3, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State 10

Cabernet Sauvignon, Bogle, Twenty Acres, CA 12

Cab blend, Mark Ryan “The Dissident”, Red Mountain, WA 18

Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap , Napa Valley, CA 23

Cab Sauv/Merlot, Chat. La Peyre Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux, France 19

Sweet Wine

Moscato, Villa Rosa Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy 10

Coravin Sommelier Selections

Our finest wine selections poured by the glass from our Coravin       glass / bottle

Chenin Blanc, Chateau de Chaintres Exmuros “Terre de Breze”, Loire Valley 14 / 50

Semillion/ Sauvignon Blanc, Chateau Auney L’Hermitage, Graves, Bordeaux 16 / 58

Chardonnay, D. Jean Marc Morey Chassagne Montrachet “les Chenevottes” Premier Cru, Burgundy 27 / 102

Gamay, Pascal Granger “Clos des Poulettes” Julienas Beaujolais 2018 13 / 44

Pinot Noir, Harmand Geoffroy, Gevrey-Chambertin “En Jouise”, Burgundy 2017 26 / 96

Grenache Blend, Andre Brunel, Chateauneuf Du Pape, Rhone 2018 22 / 79


White Wine Flight  Chateau de Chaintres/ Chateau Auney L’Hermitage Graves/ D. Jean Marc Morey Chassagne Montrachet  28.50

Red Wine Flight Pascal Granger “Clos des Poulettes”/ Harmand Geoffroy, Gevrey-Chambertin “En Jouise/ Andre Brunel, Chateauneuf Du Pape  31.50


Perfect Arnold Palmer  Lemon, iced tea, honey  8

Juicy Julep  Pineapple, orange, lime, ginger ale, mint   10

Strawberry Ginger Fizz  Ginger beer, pineapple, apple juice 10

Don’t Call Me Shirley Lemon, lime, grenadine, club soda  9


Sazerac High West rye, Hennessey, Peychaud’s bitters, absinthe spritz  16

Negroni Botanist gin, Bonato Ultimate Aperitivo, Antica sweet vermouth, flamed orange peel 16

Sidecar  Calvados apple brandy, Mandarine Napoleon liqueur, Quinquina, lemon  17

Penicillin Monkey Shoulder blended Scotch, honey-ginger simple, lemon, Laphroaig spritz  16

Paloma Casamigos Añejo, mezcal, grapefruit  15

The Clinton House Martini Belvedere vodka, Taleggio-stuffed Sicilian olives, dry vermouth rinse 18

Bergamont Spritz Italicus liqueur, Bonanto Ultimate Aperitivo, sparkling wine, Sicilian olives  13

Chocolate Manhattan Makers Mark bourbon, Antica sweet vermouth, chocolate bitters, merlot-soaked cherries  16

Not Your Daddys Old Fashioned Woodford Reserve bourbon, vanilla, brown sugar, orange bitters, flamed orange peel  17

Pimm’s Cup Pimm’s, lemon, ginger ale, cucumber, mint, strawberry  15

Mai ‘tini’ Bacardi Superior rum, Cointreau, lime, Disaronno amaretto, orange juice, pineapple, grenadine, Myers’ rum float 15

2 West Main Street
Clinton, NJ 08809
(908) 730-9300

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8 West Mechanic Street
New Hope, PA 18938

© The Clinton House

Parking for The Clinton House is located in the lot across the street.

Restaurant hours:

Monday - Thursday 
12-8pm Dining Room
12-9pm Bar

Friday - Saturday
12-9pm Dining Room
12-10pm Bar

12-8pm Dining Room
12-9pm Bar


Bakery hours:


Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2020
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2020
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2020