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 compliment 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 3.5

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 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 / 11 

Soup of the Day  5 / 8   

French Onion Soup  11

Caesar Salad  White anchovies, croutons  5 / 10

House Salad  Tomato, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, olives  5 / 10

Fennel & Pecorino  Champagne vinaigrette, cranberries, pecorino, fennel, Mandarin oranges, candied nuts  14

Roasted Beet  Arugula, bleu cheese, candied nuts  12                

Smoked Duck  Apple, dry cranberry, arugula, Bleu d’Auvergne  15

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,     fries  26

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese  Pesto mayo, apple, fennel, whole-wheat bread served with spring salad (nut-free) 16

Bacon Cheeseburger Pat LaFrieda patty, Nello’s bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, Clinton 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  30

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  7
Sautéed Onions  7
Red Cabbage  8
Whipped Potatoes  7
Potato Pancakes  9
French Fries  8

Onion Rings  9
Wild Rice  7
Risotto Primavera  9
Wild Mushrooms & Truffle Butter  12
Grilled Balsamic, Vegetable Skewers 11
Sautéed Broccoli  7






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 Giner Fizz  Ginger beer, pineapple, apple juice 10

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




Sparkling Cava Sangria Anna de Codorniu Cava Brut Rose, Torres brandy, Grand Marinier, fresh fruit 13

Lemon Drop Martini Svedka Citron, lemon, limoncello, sugar rim  13

Not your Daddy’s Old Fashion Woodford Reserve, orange bitters, brown sugar, vanilla bean  16

Chocolate Manhattan Makers Mark, Antica Vermouth, chocolate bitters, merlot soaked cherries, chocolate shavings  15

The Shaddock Bombay Sapphire, St. Germaine, Aperol, lemon 14

Clementine Cosmo Svedeka Clementine, St. Germaine, Cointreau, white cranberry 14

Red Raspberry Sangria Pinot Noir, raspberry liqueur, pineapple, cranberry, fresh fruit  10

White Peach Sangria Pino Grigio, peach liqueur, pineapple, fresh fruit  10

Strawberry Basil Lemonade Svedka Strawberry, basil, lemon, club 12

Chocolate Espresso “Tini” Three Olives Espresso vodka, Kahlua, coffee, GODIVA, cream  14

Cucumber Chiller Grey Goose pear, cucumber, lemon, St. Germaine, club 12

Bourbon Peach Mule Makers Mark, peach schnapps, ginger beer 13  




Ask your server about our rotating selection.

Domestic Bottles

Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, Yuengling

Imported & Craft Bottles

Toms River Brewing At Wits End, Founders All Day IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Amstel Light, Becks, Corona, Heineken, Hacker-Pschorr Weisse, Buckler NA, Allagash


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