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Stillwater Inn

203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
+1 903-665-8415
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (10 reviews)
“trout” (6 reviews)
“escargot” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options
203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife and I drove up to Jefferson for a night away. Based on online reviews, we made reservations at the Stillwater. We were so pleased with the restaurant in every way. The baguette was authentic, chicken liver mousse - heaven, duck breast with black...More

1  Thank jbrou4106
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn. We greatly appreciate comments and sensibilities.

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently hats are not welcome but shorts, tennis shoes, and T-shirts are. The hostess asked me to remove my hat upon entering. No problem. Next to our table there was a couple with a dog. The hostess explained it was a service dog. I felt...More

Thank 176ryan
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We do require that men remove their hats/caps before being seated, and that is about the only dress code we have. A man in a tank top would not be seated either. The gentleman with the service dog, showed his permit to bring his dog...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We first learned of Stillwater Inn when we were married in Jefferson and had our first incredible meal there almost 8 years ago. Since then, we have visited Stillwater Inn anytime we are in Jefferson, and we love to give my parents gift certificates from...More

Thank ClaudiaandEric
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I don't think I've ever had a better meal anywhere. I started with perfectly cooked and seasoned escargot, each of which was complemented with a small bread cap. I love duck breast, which is hard to find and is frequently either too greasy or the...More

1  Thank Hamersly
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our group of six very much enjoyed our dinners in this old house made into a beautiful restaurant. The staff was very efficient and friendly plus we liked the easy walk there from our B&B.

Thank 993maggiemay
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We recommend Stillwater Inn for a special occasion dinner, since it is on the pricey side, but the ambience, service and especially the food are so remarkable, we think that you'll agree that it's well worth it. The pecan-crusted trout was perfection, and I can't...More

2  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food at The Stillwater Inn is still the best. We've been coming to Jefferson, Texas for 20 plus years. Dinner at The Stillwater is always a must. Friday night I ordered my favortie steak with a bordelaise sauce. My sister had pan sauteed halibut...More

1  Thank miltex
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I LOVED this restaurant. It was truly a fine dining experience nestled into a cozy, historic little home. Lovely. My beau and I started with the crab claws, which were chilled and herb-marinated. Next, we shared the house salad. It was amazing.I ordered the pecan-crusted...More

Thank cakebattercreations
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I appreciate your suggestions as to the menu. We always have several a la carte vegetables in addition to the vegetables included with the entrée, and with a little advance notice, I am happy to prepare a...More

Reviewed 24 December 2016

We last visited Jefferson and the Stillwater Inn 20 years ago or more and decided we were long overdue for another visit. We remembered how wonderful the food and service were then and hoped for a repeat - we were not disappointed. In fact we...More

Thank Suzanne T
smokedpeppers, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Stillwater Inn. Over the past 33 years, we have been delighted to see guest from the distant past remember us when planning a return trip to Jefferson. We appreciate the fact that you found our menu...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a very popular restaurant and reservations are definitely needed especially for special events. The main negative is it is very pricy. A salmon entrée with vegetables is $26. The menu is extensive. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Dale H
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Questions & Answers
Glenda W
15 July 2017|
Response from smokedpeppers | Property representative |
Thank you for asking. We can serve anything without gluten, but the kitchen is NOT gluten free. If you are looking for a restaurant with a separate prep area, we cannot accommodate you. Sorry, Trip Advisor cannot seem to... More
Raymond S
18 March 2017|
Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
Evenings from 5:30, Tuesday-Saturday (closed Sunday and Monday)
11 December 2016|
Response from Wlliam S | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring. We are not open Christmas Eve Bill Stewart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$42
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E Broadway St, Jefferson, TX 75657-1715
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 903-665-8415
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Located in a 1890's home. White tablecloths and silverplate flatware. Menu changes seasonally with daily specials. Chef owned, since 1984. Casual attire. Men asked to remove their hats before being seated.Fresh seafood, rack of lamb, venison and veal dishes occasionally. Please see out Facebook page for nightly specials.
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