LocalReal Estate June 15, 2021

Ask The Experts! Reka Huebscher | Clinton, New Jersey 

Find out Clinton New Jersey’s top-rated restaurants, shops, and things to do from local expert and Weidel real estate professional Reka Huebscher.

Best Restaurants | Clinton, New Jersey

1. Clinton Station Diner

Classic diner open 24/7, known for its model trains, 1927 dining car & gargantuan burgers.

“A fantastic high-end diner experience. Food is amazing, the place is clean, the service is outstanding, the prices reasonable and the portions are huge! Desserts and bread are baked on-premise. Everything good a diner is supposed to be. It also has a train car you can dine in.” – Reka Huebscher

“Clinton Station Diner- Home of the greatest burger challenge. If you and 9 friends can finish the “8th Wonder” (105 lbs total) in 1 hour we’ll give you $2,000! That contest must be between 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and must be witnessed by CSD management. If you and 4 friends can finish the “Mt. Olympus” (25 lbs beef – 50 lbs Total) in 1 hour it’s on the house, plus you win $1,000! If you finish the “Zeus” (7 lbs beef ~ 15 lbs total) in 1.5 hours, or bring one friend and finish it in 45 minutes or 2 friends and finish it in 30 minutes, it’s on the house plus you win $500! If you finish the “Atlas” (3 lbs beef) in 45 minutes it’s on the house!” – Michael ZambasClinton Station Diner Owner   

2. Clean plate

“Great vegan food right by the historic Clinton Mill with outdoor seating next to the river, in the quaint town of Clinton. Amazing food and service and reasonable price.” – Reka Huebscher

 “The Clean Plate Kitchen believes in locally sourced, clean eating, and this philosophy drives every decision in the restaurant. It is our intention that every plate put in front of you is Feel Good Food: food you can feel good about because you know it’s healthy, allergy-friendly, and locally and sustainably sourced.” – Nicole and Anthony Piazza.

Best Small Businesses | Clinton, New Jersey

1. Valley Crest Farm

“It is a nonprofit farm supporting the community. They sell fruits, baked goods, have educational events supporting scout groups and families. They also have a stable offering horseback riding lessons and trail rides on their beautiful farm.” – Reka Huebscher

“Valley Crest Farm & Preserve grows and donates fresh produce to help people in need, maintains its farm and forest for education and recreation, and encourages respect for farms and nature.” – Penny Schell   


2. Sweet Mellissa’s Patisserie

“Amazing baked goods and hand-crafted desserts. They supply some of the local farm stands with truly “homemade tasting” bakery items. They also participate in local event and give back to the community. They are an award-winning business in the area.” – Reka Huebscher

 “Voted best bakery in NJ. Welcome to New Jersey’s best bakery! The charming little cafe, with its delectable French-inspired cakes, pastries, tarts, and cookies. The bakery is small and country-cute, with croissants, tarts, donuts, and other items beckoning sinfully behind display cases. The selection is not expansive, but quality, not quantity, is the byword here.” Christopher Rafano and Melissa Murphy Rafano   


Things To Do | Lebanon, New Jersey

1. Round Valley Reservoir Lebanon Twp.

“A peaceful reservoir with amazingly clean water and beautiful views. A great place to canoe or kayak and hike and picnic near the water. They also have a campground that is a boat in or hike in. No access with cars. Snorkeling and scuba diving are also popular activities there.” – Reka Huebscher

“The best secret nature paradise of Hunterdon County” Ben Huebscher

2. Columbia Trail High Bridge  

“A popular hike and walking/ hiking/biking trail. Easily accessible and very scenic.” – Reka Huebscher

“The trail is mostly in the shade so it’s a great summer option, but the wide, level trail would also work well for snowshoes. It’s a good trail for the little ones to start out hiking or biking and it’s suitable for strollers.” Jennifer Reed   


To learn more about living in Clinton, contact Reka Huebscher.


Reka Huebscher Weidel Real Estate Agent








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