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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 18 January 2016

The Stillwater Inn is the best restaurant we have eaten in for some time and probably the best in east Texas (we haven't tried them all, so can't claim that for sure). The food style leans towards Louisiana with classic French influences (sauces, for example),...More

Thank paisano43
AggieLonghornDad, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2016

Thank you for your thoughtful and inciteful review. I think your characterizations of our restaurant are apt, and reveal that you are a sophisticated diner. I am glad that the stars seemed to align for your recent experience here, I hope we can equal or...More

Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a beautiful historic house, and our waitress was very gracious and friendly! The only downside was the long wait for our food to arrive, but it was worth the wait! The food is great and a nice unexpected luxury in Jefferson.More

Thank Britine B
AggieLonghornDad, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Thank you for dining with us. I am glad that the overall experience was a positive one. I regret that the wait for your entree was longer than seemed necessary. I hope Trip Advisor reviewers will read your review and previous reviews, and come prepared...More

Reviewed 9 December 2015

Our meal was slow coming out but certainly worth the wait. I had the pork tenderloin which was cooked to perfection in a terrific cream based sauce. My wife enjoyed the pecan encrusted trout. Reasonably priced for the food, atmosphere and service. Likely your best...More

Thank texastravelpr0
AggieLonghornDad, Owner at Stillwater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

Thank you for choosing the Stillwater Inn. Sounds as if your overall experience was a good one, but you found the dinner slow to be delivered. Perhaps this accounts for a diminished rating. The pork tenderloin, like all of our dishes, is cooked to order,...More

Reviewed 4 December 2015

The perfect setting for a relaxing, delicious meal. The service was the best and the food was fabulous. I started with the Stillwater Salad, loved the creamy vinaigrette. I ordered the shrimp scampi and requested it be served with angel hair pasta. The lemon garlic...More

Thank Judy E Smith
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Great food, service and friendly atmosphere. This has been true each time we have eaten there over the last five or six years.

Thank mlawlis
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Delicious food, excellent service, beautiful surroundings, and modest prices. A great place for special occasions.

Thank Rouleur71
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Ate here the first time almost 30 years ago when the owners were just a young couple starting out. He a chef and she in marketing. It was excellent then and remains excellent today. We have been back several times over the years and have...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We recently had dinner here to celebrate our anniversary. The last time that we were in Jefferson and had dinner here was over twenty years age. We were pleased that it still retains its charm and ambiance. We both chose the fillets and they were...More

Thank kjhk
Reviewed 15 September 2015

When in the Jefferson area, we try to plan our agenda to include the Stillwater Inn. This time, we had friends who had never been to Jefferson, and we knew we could depend on Bill and Sharon to serve a special dinner. What a team...More

1  Thank TexasSM
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Had dinner here for my birthday. The food was very delicious and my husband thought it was one of the best steaks he had ever eaten!

Thank Nancy P
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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
  • Food
  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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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