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US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed April 21, 2021

I always stay next door at the American Hotel while in Freehold. This is a great beer bar next door. I love the extensive beer selection.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 6, 2021

On a cold spring day during the pandemic, the Court Jester offered us sunny outdoor seating and reasonable food. Those of us who understood we were eating at a straightforward bar did well - the burgers, fries, side salad, and beer were all good choices....The Rueben was also tasty as was my patty melt. Those who were more adventurous and ordered nachos, other 'ethnic' foods, and mixed drinks were not so happy. The 'cheese' that came with the pretzels was particularly revolting. That said, if you want a burger and a beer in downtown Freehold I can recommend the Jester unreservedly.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed November 18, 2019

Haven’t been here for a long time. Not much has changed. Decor or food. We received 3 menus for lunch. All of our food came out timely, warm not hot. Soup was good. All the sandwiches were fair. Good outside dining (in the right weather)....Parking in the back for free or on the street.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

It seems a little small when you enter, but that feeling ends when you get your table. Nice menu with a big selection of food. Good service. Have been there numerous time.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Always make sure i pop into the Jester while i am visiting from the UK. Only a small restaurant and we always sit up at the bar to eat. A sports bar so there is TV showing sports and music playing. Staff are always friendly...and there is a great atmosphere. The menu is not vast but there are always specials in addition to the main menu. I had a jack burger , it was great and i had it cooked just how i like it . Will be back again !😁More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 16, 2019

We ordered their Vegetarian Burger and found that the burger itself was good, but it was placed in a too thick bun and that's about all you could taste. Overall, it was a rather dissapointing lunch.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019

While spending our holiday weekend with our friends in Freehold, we decided to visit the Court Jester for lunch. As it was a beautiful afternoon, we hoped to dine at one of their outside tables, but the wait was too long, and we opted for...an table inside. Our waiter was prompt and attentive and offered up suggestions for our orders and drinks. We ordered up a nice size of wings for the table, and each ordered our own meals. For me it was the French Onion soup. The soup along with a nice portion of the wings were ample for me. As we visit our Freehold friends frequently, we will definitely be back to enjoy the Jester’s fare. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 2, 2019

Due to my late arrival at the hotel next door where the restaurant was closed, we were told that this restaurant was opened until 1am. It has a typical pub atmosphere and menu and certainly served the purpose with a good meal at a good...price. It was quite loud, however, and being weary from traveling most of the day, would have preferred something more quiet but there are no sections of this restaurant that would be quiet. In addition to the loud music, there were several televisions all showing sports which meant loud cheers from the bar. Had I not been so tired, I’m sure it would not have bothered me. For the right crowd I’m sure it is a fun place and it offered special deals for every week night.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 14, 2019

Lots of beers to choose from for $5 pints. Very reasonable prices for a lunch and lots of options. Burgers, salads, burritos and of course wings too. Desserts run $5 too. Music (juke box), sports (big screen) and a chance to have a window table...to watch Main Street. Easy place for friends to meet and chowMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 10, 2019

I was there having a drink and burger and felt terrible for this poor sales women selling some kind of cocktails machines. It wasn't even busy and the owner was just terribly rude for no reason. Women was being very polite but I felt bad...for how she was treated. I just don't like places where people aren't nice - especially the owner. Well this is now on my list. Foods is just so so anyways. Much better places near by and cheaper.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Court Jester is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4