Lakefront Dining and Catering For All Occasions

THE JEFFERSON HOUSE RESTAURANT- offering great food and beverage in a casual lakefront setting as well as catering for banquets and special occasions. Located on the east shore of Lake Hopatcong at Nolan's Point, Jefferson Township The Jefferson House Restaurant has been an important dining and entertainment attraction on the lake since its construction in 1926.  Continuous remodeling and renovations make its facilities and atmosphere second to none. 

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139 Nolans Point Road, PO Box 930,

Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
(973) 663-3063




Potato Skins- with Cheddar Cheese and Bacon $8.50

Mozzarella Stix- crispy fried with Homemade Tomato Sauce $6.95

Nachos Grande- Our famous Nachos topped with Seasoned Beef, Black Olives, Scallions and Tomatoes $11.95

Jalapeno Poppers- served with Horseradish Sauce $6.95

Buffalo Shrimp- 6 Shrimp with Buffalo Wing Sauce and Bleu Cheese Dressing and Celery Sticks $8.95

J House Sampler Basket- Chix Fingers, Mozz Stix, Poppers, Mushrooms, O Rings, and Fries $12.95

Caprese Stack- Fresh Mozzarella, vine ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, oil and vinegar $8.95

Boiled Extra Jumbo Shrimp In The Rough- 1/2 Pound $14.95

Maryland Crab Cakes- 2 made with Shrimp, Scallops, and Crab Meat $12.95

Shrimp Cocktail- 5 Jumbo $10.95

Quesadilla-with Cheese, Bacon, and Mushrooms $8.95

Quesadilla- with Beef and Cheese $8.95

Quesadilla- with Chicken and Cheese $8.95

Flatbread- with BBQ Chicken and Smoked Gouda $8.95

Buffalo Chicken Bites- served with Bleu Cheese Dressing $6.95

Onion Rings- Basket $4.95

Sweet Potato Fries- Basket $4.95

French Fries- Basket $3.95


Plate Sharing Charge $3.00



French Onion- Crock $4.50

Soup De Jour- Bowl $3.50 Cup $2.50



Maryland Crab Cakes- made with Shrimp, Scallops, and Crabmeat $18.95

Catch of the Day- Broiled in Butter Wine Sauce Market Price

Grilled Salmon Filet- Served with Honey Mustard Sauce $16.95

Shrimp Scampi- Jumbo Shrimp (6) in Garlic Wine Sauce $18.95

Seafood Fra Diavolo- Shrimp, Scallops, Clams and Mussels in Our Spicy Sauce $19.95



Our House Sirloin Steak- marinated in our own blend of seasonings $14.95

Barbecued Pork Ribs- served with French Fries $15.95

Our House Sirloin and Shrimp Scampi $21.95

12OZ Delmonico Steak- $19.95

Grilled Pork Chops- $16.95



Chicken Marsala- Tender Cutlet in Mushroom Wine Sauce $14.95

Roast Turkey Dinner- with Mashed Potato, Stuffing, and Vegetable $13.95

Chicken Parmigiana $15.95

Chicken Sorrentino- Chicken, Eggplant, Smokey Ham, Marinara Sauce with Melted Mozzarella Cheese $15.95

Roast 1/2 Chicken- with Mashed Potato, Stuffing, and Vegetable $13.95



Meatballs w/ Linguini $12.95

Eggplant Parmigiana- over Linguini $12.95

Penne ala Vodka- $13.95

Penne ala Vodka with Chicken- $16.95

Tortellini Carbonara $13.95

Linguini with White or Red Clam Sauce $13.95



Slices of Chicken, Beef, Whole Shrimp, or Vegetables are Marinated in our own spicy sauce then grilled with Peppers and Onions.  We then garnish them with diced tomatoes and serve with a side of Refried beans, rice, and a generous helping of Flour Tortillas

Vegetarian $11.95

Chicken $13.95

Beef $13.95

Shrimp $16.95


A Taste of Mexico Combination Platters

Cheese Enchilada, Beef Burrito, & Soft Shell Taco $13.95

Beef Enchilada, Beef Burrito, & Tostada $13.95

Chile Relleno, Beef Burrito, & Beef Taco $13.95

Chile Relleno, Beef Taco, & Beef Tostado $13.95

Cheese Enchilada, Beef Tostada, & Soft Shell Taco $13.95

Beef Enchilada, Beef Burrito, & Beef Taco $13.95

Beef Burrito & Beef Tostada $11.95

Chile Relleno & Beef Taco $11.95

Beef Soft Shell Taco & Beef Tostada $11.95

Beef Enchilada & Chile Relleno $11.95

Cheese Enchilada & Beef Tostada $11.95

Beef Burrito & Beef Soft Shell Taco $11.95


(Guacamole $2.50 or $1.50 with Entree)


A Taste of Mexico Dinner Entrees

Pollo Mexicana- Breaded Chicken Breast with Mexicana Sauce and Melted Cheddar Cheese $11.95

Chicken Enchiladas- Two Enchiladas with Chicken, Enchilada Sauce, and Cheddar Cheese $11.95

Chimichanga- Flour Tortilla with Beef, Cheese, and Onions deep fried with Enchilada Sauce and Melted Cheddar Cheese $9.95


(Above items served with Rice and Beans)


Taco Salad- Loads of Seasoned Beef in our Seasoned Shell $8.95

Chicken Taco Salad- Made with our Homemade Mexican Chicken $9.95


(Gratuity and 7% sales tax additional.  Prices, choices, and availability are subject to change)



Hot Sandwiches

Broilded Chicken Breast- with Mozzarella, Lettuce, and Tomato.  Your choice of Italian, Teriyaki, or Cajun- $9.95

French Dip - Thinly sliced beef served on a long roll with Au Jus $8.95

Hot Roast Beef Sandwich- $12.95

Hot Turkey Sandwich- $12.95

Grilled Cheese with Bacon $8.95

Chicken Parmigiana- $8.50

Meatball Parmigiana- $7.95

Sausage & Peppers Parmigiana- $8.95

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich- $9.50

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich with Peppers and Onions- $9.95


Barbecue and Wraps

Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Wrap- $9.95

Chicken Caesar Wrap- $9.95

Pulled Barbecue Pork Sandwich- $8.95


(All Hot Sandwiches,Wraps & Barbecue come with cole slaw & fries)


Our Famous Handmade Hamburger Platters

Mushroom, Onion, and Swiss Burger- $10.50

Bacon Cheeseburger- $10.50

Hamburger- $8.75

Cheeseburger- $9.50

Veggie Burger- $7.50


(Above items served with Lettuce, Tomato, Coleslaw, and French Fries. Substitute Provalone or Swiss add $0.50)


Bountiful Baskets

Fried Chicken Fingers- $9.95

Friend Chicken- $10.95

Fried Flounder- $10.95

Fried Shrimp- $11.95


(Above items served with Coleslaw and French Fries)



Caesar- Romaine Lettuce, Croutons, Grated Cheese, Black Olives, Tomatoes with our Homemade Caesar Dressing $7.95 

With Grilled Chicken- $12.95

With Grilled Shrimp- $ 15.95

Buffalo Chicken Salad- a blend of Mixed Greens with Buffalo Style Grilled Chicken Breast and Crumbled Bleu Cheese $12.95

Sliced Steak Salad- Marinated 8 oz Ribeye Steak served with a blend of Mixed Gr