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Avenue
Avenue
(2050)
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French | Long Branch, New Jersey, New Jersey - Central

Omg. Everything was just too good! More

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INC American Bar & Kitchen
INC American Bar & Kitchen
(461)
$$$$
Contemporary American | New Brunswick, New Jersey - Central

We have been here a few times and each time the food and service is consistently very good. Daniel the manager is always out there with a friendly smile. The cocktails are remarkable...I had the Cider Cider and it was delicious but a bit heavy on the crushed ice. Brussels sprouts appetizer was a huge hit again. The flatbread with burrata disappeared quickly. I loved the scallops special. Desserts are limited but very good. More

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Metropolitan Cafe
Metropolitan Cafe
(759)
$$$$
American | Freehold, New Jersey - Central

The food was delicious, and the service was great. we loved the bacon appetizer with the maple dressing. The rib eye was very good. More

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Bareli's By the Sea - Spring Lake
Bareli's By the Sea - Spring Lake
(395)
$$$$
Italian | Spring Lake, New Jersey - Central

The best restaurant on the northern Jersey Shore. The food is always made to perfection and the staff has always been so accommodating to dietary needs. The atmosphere is very romantic and decorated so beautifully for Christmas. This place is a home run. More

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JUST
JUST
(1183)
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Contemporary American | Old Bridge, New Jersey - Central

I booked a table through OpenTable and when I got to the restaurant was told I still had to wait 25 minutes. When asked where we could wait, we were told either at this hostess station, where there were no seats or out in the vestibule. I inquired if there was a bar area, and was directed there. We were totally forgotten about until I went back and asked about our table and was finally seated. The worst part was that OpenTable contacted me and asked why I was a no show! More

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GrilleStone - Old Bridge
GrilleStone - Old Bridge
(164)
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American | Old Bridge, New Jersey - Central

Surprised that we missed this gem of a restaurant! We had meatloaf and pork chop entrees, both were hearty and excellent. Nice Caesar with unique dressing. Highly recommend the churro dessert (was a special) if they run it again. Very friendly and attentive server. Definitely going back (need to try the scallops) More

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JUST
JUST
(1183)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Old Bridge, New Jersey - Central

I booked a table through OpenTable and when I got to the restaurant was told I still had to wait 25 minutes. When asked where we could wait, we were told either at this hostess station, where there were no seats or out in the vestibule. I inquired if there was a bar area, and was directed there. We were totally forgotten about until I went back and asked about our table and was finally seated. The worst part was that OpenTable contacted me and asked why I was a no show! More

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The American Hotel - Market Yard Grille
The American Hotel - Market Yard Grille
(599)
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American | Freehold, New Jersey - Central

Always good food and service. They never disappoint! More

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Buona Sera
Buona Sera
(800)
$$$$
Italian | Red Bank, New Jersey - Central

Great restaurant, great food a selection great waiter but noisy More

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La Pastaria - Red Bank
La Pastaria - Red Bank
(191)
$$$$
Italian | Red Bank, New Jersey - Central

The food was very good but the service was only fair. The waitress never came over to check on our food and we couldn’t find her to pay the bill. More

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Canal House Station
1. Canal House Station
(46)
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American | Frenchtown, New Jersey - Central

Came at the end of breakfast so we sampled lighter fare off the breakfast menu, broth with tiny pasta and some bread and jam then took a little break and had lunch! The omelette was outstanding as was the porchetta with gremolata served over polenta. The pâté was delicious. There was no rush and we had a simply wonderful time. We will be back! More

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d'floret restaurant
2. d'floret restaurant
(411)
$$$$
American | Lambertville, New Jersey - Central

I love this place. The food is out-of-this-world delicious and you're treated like family. More

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Anjelica's Restaurant
3. Anjelica's Restaurant
(840)
$$$$
Italian | Sea Bright, New Jersey - Central

Still have never had a bad meal as long as I’ve been eating dinner there! I special’s never cease to amaze me and always change! More

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Elements Restaurant
4. Elements Restaurant
(1733)
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American | Princeton, New Jersey - Central

The tasting menu was a unique and wonderful experience! More

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Larimar Restaurant
5. Larimar Restaurant
(677)
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Modern European | Spring Lake, New Jersey - Central

Our meal and the service was outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant. More

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Casablanca
Casablanca
Moroccan | East Brunswick, New Jersey - Central

Casablanca Moroccan Restaurant offers an authentic Moroccan dining experience. We have been serving the East Brunswick community for over 25 years, and are now proud to offer outstanding Mediterranean cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.

Our Moroccan restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.and recipes handed down for generations. We have dinner show on Friday and Saturday Nights with two gorgeous belly dancers. We are 100% HalalMore

Elite Five Sushi & Grill
Elite Five Sushi & Grill
Sushi | Princeton, New Jersey - Central

Elite Five Sushi & Grill offers the freshest ingredients in the form of sushi, sashimi, ramen, yakitori, and rich offerings of land and sea that including ribeye, duck and lobster. BYOMore

Fatto Americano
Fatto Americano
Italian | New Brunswick, New Jersey - Central

Fatto Americano (American Made) serves Neo Neapolitan Pizza, a cross between traditional Neapolitan and NY style pies, blurring the lines between Italian and American. Every aspect of restaurant pays tribute to the two; from the cocktail list, the wall art and the menu. Pizzas like the, “Tony Manero,” DOP San Marzano tomatoes, house made mozzarella, Calabrian chilis, and hot honey and the, “Aprilia,” house made mozzarella, pancetta, brussels sprouts and garlic, showcase the concept while the “Arancini Bianca,” a family recipe, pays tribute to tradition. At Fatto, everyday is Sunday, one you and your Grandma will enjoy!More

Matiz Shore House
Matiz Shore House
Latin / Spanish | Long Branch, New Jersey, New Jersey - Central

Matiz Shore House Latin American Restaurant - Bar - Lounge in Long BranchMore

The Edge Restaurant & Bar
The Edge Restaurant & Bar
Contemporary American | Jackson, New Jersey - Central

The Edge is an upscale dining destination conveniently located near Shore points. The design is a stunning combination of reclaimed wood, steel and leather with a gorgeous custom-made bar and lounge. A communal table, fireplace and cascading water walls create an atmosphere of warmth and intimacy. A New-American menu, highlighting locally sourced and sustainable classic dishes, seafood and prime cut meats infused with Latin and Asian accents. The Edge has an impressive wine list with many American and global selections. In addition to serving signature and classic handcrafted cocktails by our mixologists, the bar is stocked with an extensive list of single malts, blended whiskies, rye, bourbon, rum, gin, tequila, mezcal and some of the finest cognacs, armagnacs and other brandies. To complete all this we are proud to serve local, domestic, premium imported draft and bottled beers.More