Restaurant Reviews

bird & betty's
Bird & Betty’s on Long Beach Island is a storied destination for lunch or dinner, drinks and entertainment.
12 farms hightstown
Chef Jason Metz and crew feature the Garden State in vibrant plates.
iron whale asbury park
The Iron Whale serves up New American fare in a luxe atmosphere.
porter weehawken
Nestled amid gleaming high-rises, this new gastropub brings flavor and fervor to a relatively quiet Weehawken neighborhood.
LT Bar and Grill
Acclaimed French chef Laurent Tourondel brings polish and passion—and popovers!—to an American menu.
pharmacie montclair
“I just want people to be happy,” says chef Ken West.
new Olga's Diner
The new Olga’s, about a half-mile north of the previous location, offers familiar comforts alongside dishes with room for improvement.
Head to Shillelagh Pub for wings and fries or bangers and mash. (A pint of Guinness can't hurt, either!)
Samudhra
Don't miss the all-you-can-eat lunch special at Samudhra in Franklin Park.
Ma & Pa's Tex-Mex BBQ
Ma & Pa’s Tex-Mex BBQ serves up tacos, burritos, tender brisket and more.
Café Chameleon
This New American restaurant was fading into the background. Then it brought in chef Bryan Gregg.
Ava's kitchen and bar
Ava’s Kitchen and Bar in downtown Kenilworth specializes in craft beer, wood-fired pizza and diverse starters.
moore's tavern
The Freehold spot also boasts regular live performances.
saddle river cafe
Attention to detail raises the restaurant's offerings above ordinary.
cinder bar
A diverse range of small plates supplement the main attraction: wood-fired pizzas.
stern and bow
Memorable dishes range from fresh seafood to wood-fired pizza to apple pot pie.
semolina
Brothers Chuck and Tylar Lesbirel create food and a vibe that captivate all visitors.
Pho Thai-Lao Kitchen
The Maywood restaurant was opened in 2008 by Samlaen Sysounthone and her husband, Soubanh, of 50 years. They do all the cooking.
Seoul Food
Parsippany resident Jack Hong opened the family-owned eatery in the spring of 2017.
In 2017, the owners of the original High Voltage on the boardwalk added this year-round location.