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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Trenton

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Trenton? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Trenton.

Find the perfect American restaurant

TV's Deli & Diner

American, $$, TrentonAmerican, $$Trenton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mom's Restaurant

American, $, TrentonAmerican, $Trenton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Truago - Trenton

American, $$, TrentonAmerican, $$Trenton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Grand Dad’s Bar

American, WyandotteAmericanWyandotte
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Wimpy Burger

American, $, Flat RockAmerican, $Flat Rock
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Fat Daddy's Hot Chicken & Waffles

American, $$, RiverviewAmerican, $$Riverview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Station 24

American, Flat RockAmericanFlat Rock
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

River Village Family Restaurant

American, $, RockwoodAmerican, $Rockwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Gojo’s Grubhouse

American, $$$, Flat RockAmerican, $$$Flat Rock
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Chilis Resturant

American, $$, SouthgateAmerican, $$Southgate
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 5.0

Prush's Bar & Grill

American, $, WyandotteAmerican, $Wyandotte
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Vault

American, $, WyandotteAmerican, $Wyandotte
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

Joe's Hamburgers

American, $, WyandotteAmerican, $Wyandotte
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bierhaven

American, $$, WoodhavenAmerican, $$Woodhaven
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

State 26 Grill

American, SouthgateAmericanSouthgate
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 11294 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Trenton and 792 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

TV's Deli & Diner is the highest-rated American restaurant for dessert in Trenton.

George's Family Restaurant, South Shore Coney Island, and TV's Deli & Diner are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Trenton.

George's Family Restaurant, South Shore Coney Island, and TV's Deli & Diner are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Trenton.

Truago - Trenton is a vegetarian-friendly American restaurant in Trenton.

George's Family Restaurant, South Shore Coney Island, and TV's Deli & Diner are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Trenton.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • A next-level pairing for Zinfandel

    When ordering barbecue, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Chardonnay with shellfish

    Chardonnay goes great with the creamy flavors of shellfish because the pairing_drink_ingredients in the Chardonnay make it strong and acidic.

Interesting facts

  • A delicious pairing

    Surely you’ve tried lemonade with your hot dog? It’s a classic pairing.

  • 2,014 pounds of hamburger

    In Carlton, The United States, American-lovers celebrated a special day on September 2, 2012. Some still remember this as the day when the hamburger was made, weighing no less than 2,014 pounds.


  • A long time ago

    Mr. Feuchtwanger is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous hot dog.

Parking information

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