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Yankee Doodle Tap Room

10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
+1 609-688-2600
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“norman rockwell” (22 reviews)
“nassau inn” (39 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here for dinner on Thursday June 14, 2015. We ate in the outside garden. The table had previous liquid spills that I had to request cleaned up. there were no napkins, silverware or condiments. We ordered one French Onion soup, the Nassau burger...More

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yankee Doodle Tap Room is a great place to visit for it's historic value, it's decor , it's above bar mural, it's Princeton University graduate pictures wall, fireplace setting, and oh, it's diverse menu with options. It's located within the Nassau Inn which has...More

Thank tom K
nassaugm, General Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your patronage, we appreciate your feedback and are always working towards improving. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In addition to standard breakfast options they have some more interesting items like several version of avocado toast. Service is sometimes sloppy and tables are not as clean as the could be.More

Thank Charles P
nassaugm, General Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

With our new Chef and kitchen staff, we take great pride in the most recent menu. We are thrilled you enjoyed it as well! We are sincerely sorry about your poor service and cleanliness. This is definitely not our standard of service and something our...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

We decided to eat outdoors and stood waiting (literally 5 minutes) while the "host" finished her personal conversation with a co-worker, somewhat turning afterward to us with face of (what did you want?). This was a clear sign and we should have left. We were...More

2  Thank jabooty
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Sat on the patio. My niece made a special food request which they accomodated wiyhout fuss. There is a very good beer menu and the porter I had was excellent.

Thank wardnick1
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for your patronage, we are happy to here you enjoyed your experience on the patio.

Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I’ve dined here a couple times before but decided to try their Nassau burger. Their blend of ground brisket, short rib and chuck was tasty - same with their fries! I’d certainly order that again!

Thank Jay V
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for the compliments, we are happy to here you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 31, 2018

We ate at the Tap Room after a tour of the university. It's located about one block from the entrance to the university and is part of the Nassau Inn hotel. It is on a small street which is lined with quaint shops. Very nice...More

Thank IllinoisLglegl
Reviewed February 8, 2018

had a delicious salad and fried pickles for lunch. ask to see the Einstein table and sit there if possible. its very cool. also check out wall of photos.

Thank rbwriter
Reviewed January 29, 2018

While the food could best be described as "good enough", it's the "décor" that makes this a memorable experience. Starting with the "wall mural" original Norman Rockwell painting, the photographs of some of the most notable Princeton University graduates (think Brooke Shields and Bill Bradley...More

Thank Barry G
nassaugm, Manager at Yankee Doodle Tap Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

We are sorry that our food was only “good enough”, our standard is higher than that. Thank you for coming in and enjoying the décor. We hope to see you again and you just might find something gourmet on your next visit!

Reviewed January 28, 2018

We enjoyed a very tasty dinner at this historic restaurant and tavern. Great menu selections, wines and beers. Our waiter ("Matt") was superb. We'll be sure to dine here again upon our return to the area. Highly recommended if you visit Princeton, NJ.

Thank OHBuckeye11
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November 22, 2017|
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Response from Gra S | Reviewed this property |
Unless they arent printing it, the menu looks the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Palmer Sq E, Princeton, NJ 08542-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-688-2600
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