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Dora Restaurant

17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
+1 908-735-4171
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08809-1313
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We visited Clinton New Jersey on a January afternoon after dropping our FIAT off for Service in NJ. After asking a person on the street where we should eat, she recommended Dora Restaurant....and so glad we listened! This is very upscale restaurant complete with tablecloths...More

Thank moongirl
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

On a whim I thought we'd try out this little place we walked by so many times in the cute little downtown district of historic Clinton. What a great decision that turned out to be! Dinner was superb, the staff were friendly and great, and...More

Thank David_Valaika
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Your really need to try Dora if you haven't already. The food is excellent, service impeccable and the atmosphere is just plain simple but elegant. Never disappointed here.... from the octopus appetizer, short rib entree and carrot cake dessert are among a few of the...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Small, quaint restaurant on Main Street. The menu was varied, with a wide selection of appetizers, both cold and hot, salads and entrees. Service was attentive and kitchen was fast.

Thank Ohtobeinsandiego
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I consider Dora primary go-to restaurant for a casual Italian dinner. Whether it is beet or Caesar salads or pasta, fish or meat entrees, they are consistent. Most of the staff are from Kosovo and are a delightful bunch. I like the veal dishes, and...More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Menu has changed, missing some of our favs. On a Saturday many empty tables, makes you wonder. In the past quite busy on saturdays . Ordered calamari to split three people, a very small portion. My chicken Milanese was very good. Can’t say a bad...More

1  Thank Linda E
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Very nice lunch. We brought our own wine which kept the tab down. The pasta was melt in the mouth fresh and the mozzarella salad was super fresh. Excellent value for money.

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I haven't been here in about 2 years. We lucked out on a Saturday night to find a seat eating outside. However, the place was empty. We ordered the veal scallopini and the baked salmon. The bread was stale, but the pesto dipping sauce was...More

2  Thank vinceplano
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dora's offers affordable and delicious food on a consistent basis. I have had many meals over the years at Dora's and have enjoyed the majority of them. I only had to send back a steak once due to it being grisly but it was taken...More

Thank cjmost
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was a first visit and deserves many more!!!!! We had the distinction of being the first patrons to try their new menu......not familiar with old one but it did not matter. From start to finish the meal was exquisite. Appetizers of octopus salad and...More

Thank Janet G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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