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Dora Restaurant

17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
+1 908-735-4171
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little Italian restaurant was a real find for dinner in the old town of Clinton. The street scene was charming outside the window next to our table, with the cherry trees in full bloom. The menu offered many delightful options, and the food was...More

Thank allezgently
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate outside on the side patio. The weather was good. The food was very hot, which we like. We had Rigatoni Torino and Eggplant Parmigian, Both meals were very good, Would go back there again. Service was good. The owner/manager was very pleasant

Thank Elanni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate there this past Saturday night with friends and we were very disappointed with not only the food, but with the attitude of the personnel, the service, and the lack of their ability to serve the food properly, constantly pushing food to the parties at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eating outdoors here is a treat. Great food, great service. It is sort of a B Y O; I think they may offer wine. Worth a visit !

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Nice quiet restaurant when inside. Summer months they have a very nice patio in which to enjoy your food and see down town Clinton. Their menu has a varied selection and we have never had a bad meal there. Local wines only so BYO if...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The food is excellent! I have not had Italian food this good since my husbands Italian relatives were alive 20 years ago. I never eat eggplant parm because no one makes it tener enough. These people do....it melts in your mouth. Their ravioli....perfect!! All the...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I have been at least a dozen times for lunch and they never disappoint. Excellent service and food in an idyllic small town setting. I have never had a bad plate or experience here.

Thank I4943PKjoshm
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have enjoyed Dora's wonderful food on many occasion. Weave eating there for everything from a wedding rehearsal dinner to the 50th birthday celebration to an impromptu date night. No matter what the season or what the reason we enjoy the wonderful...More

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Quaint, detailed, outstanding food with service beyond reproach. Presentation was spectacular, desert menu to put you overboard.

Thank douglasp250
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Bring your own wine and sit down for a relaxing dinner! The menu has something for everyone and the atmosphere is wonderful. DORA'S is our go to, for an enjoyable dinner out with friends! It's located in quaint downtown Clinton!

Thank Ellen J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 908-735-4171
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