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Court Jester

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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16 E Main St, Freehold, NJ
+1 732-462-1040
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Freehold, NewJersey
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

After being disrespected and being refused seating at the Metropolitan Cafe, we walked 2 doors East to The Court Jester and I asked if they might accomadate our party of 8. We were warmly greeted and seated. Our Service was Excellent, Friendly, and Helpful. We had an assortment of foods, Southwestern Burritos, Burgers, Grilled Chicken, Fries, sweet potato fries, and... More 

Thank robmacdl
Freehold, New Jersey
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We've lived in Freehold 30+ years and often enjoyed this restaurant/pub. Better yet, go on a warm summer evening and get a table outdoors. Lots of good stuff on the menu, but our favorite (wife and I) is to share a full plate of Ultimate Natchos and a dissert. Did I mention the selection of craft beers on tap? Just... More 

Thank BobC20
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203 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

With Tropical storm Hermine lurking, a Cooler breezy night to sit outside, and enjoy the evening. So food, these folks have put together a great menu. Covers quite a variety of of style and flavors. We had the Jersey Devil Burrito (enormous), and a Jack Daniels burger. Everything was delicious, the beer selections very good, and our server Kayla was... More 

Thank A44Chief
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Decent bar food, good prices, TVs. Always get a filling decent meal. the best wings and excellent burgers.

Thank nickb1a
Freehold, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been going to the Jester for about 30 years. The food is very good. There is something for everyone on their menu. The onion soup and burgers are great the they have good beer specials as well.

Thank Bill S
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Came with my family to celebrate birthdays. Waitress smiling happy cheerful. Took excellent care of us. We ordered sampler appetizer platter to start which had something for everyone. Wings , Mozzerella sticks yummy starter for everyone. We ordered chips with homemade guacamole . Delicious ! Waitress gave us much attention filled our drinks and checked on us often. I ordered... More 

Thank 007ll
Freehold, New Jersey
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a true neighborhood bar, with a pub vibe and friendly locals. He feel like you belong even if you're not one of the regulars. Great selection of beers and everything on the menu that I've had was really fresh, well prepared and tasty.

Thank R F
Milltown, New Jersey
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Local craft beer under the umbrella on a nice summer day was a perfect lunch with my wife. Try the jersey devil wrap but come hungry big portions.

Thank Toddwillms1
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Family dinner to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. Sat outside on the front patio which was nice. Food was mediocre. Not bad, but nothing memorable. We ordered a dessert for our daughter, but the server stated that they did not have any birthday candles. She didn’t even say happy birthday. Somewhat of a disappointment.

Thank Joseph G
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Went to Freehold with some friends yesterday for dinner, unfortunately, the first two restaurants we looked at had at least a forty-five minute wait. Since we were hungry and unfamiliar with the area we walked into the "Court Jester' restaurant. What a horrible decision.The bathroom was right by the narrow dinning area, the rug was smelly, the place looked more... More 

Thank ayesp2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 E Main St, Freehold, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-462-1040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?