Local Restaurants

Several restaurants are convenient to the Mill Hill Playhouse. We’ve listed some our favorites below, or check out HiddenTrenton.com for extensive restaurant reviews.Hidden Trenton Restaurants

1911 SmokeHouse Bar-B-Que is a local bar and restaurant with fresh and homemade food. It’s the community meeting spot where you can bring your friends before or after a show at Passage Theatre.

The Mill Hill Saloon has a decent, inexpensive menu and a full bar.  Cuisine tends towards Italian-American and includes good burgers.  The kitchen stays open late and is likely to be open after a Friday or Saturday performance.

Trenton Social is a couple of blocks further down Broad Street, but still close to the Theatre and provides a more sophisticated bar menu.

The Big Easy serves several kinds of fish and chicken, with soul-staples like collard greens and mac & cheese. It closes at 7 PM on Thursdays.

Here’s a restaurant worth mentioning, though it requires a short drive:

There’s no understanding of contemporary Trenton is complete without knowing about our Latinx community.  Guatemalan restaurants are to today’s Trenton what Italian restaurants were to the Trenton of the 1950s.  Our favorite is: Restaurante El Mariachi.

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