Restaurant Reviews

A soft pretzel with several glasses of different beers at Alternate Ending Beer Co. in Aberdeen
Alternate Ending Beer Co. in Aberdeen boasts film references and movie nights alongside classic bar fare and an extensive tap list.
Pizza at Alberto’s Restaurant & Pizzeria in Belleville
This Belleville pizzeria serves traditional Argentinian cuisine alongside classic American staples.
Patrons dine in Canal House Station in Milford, in what used to be the train station's waiting room
Old friends Christopher Hersheimer and Melissa Hamilton endow classic American food with fresh appeal.
Burger and fries at Firkin Tavern in Ewing
This Ewing gastropub whips up American staples—plus a few curveballs.
Beef birria tacos at El Ranchero Taqueria in Jersey City
This Jersey City gem serves up delicious Mexican dishes at modest prices.
The churro latte at the Local Market & Kitchen in LBI's Ship Bottom
Seconds from LBI's entrance, this super-convenient market is stocked to satisfy virtually any craving.
Patrons and a server in the Lookout's dining room, which boasts a panoramic view of the Delaware Bay
The octagonal eatery on the ferry's second floor boasts one of the best dining views anywhere on the Jersey Shore.
Barbecue and fixings at Jersey Shore BBQ & Catering
The eatery boasts an array of smoked meats with international sauce options, plus comfort-food sides.
Salad with grilled chicken at Hapgood's in Mountain Lakes
The eatery serves up breakfast and lunch options—some of them with intriguing twists.
A platter of scrambled eggs, corned beef hash, home fries and a biscuit at the Buttered Biscuit in Bradley Beach
This downtown eatery offers Southern-style food with some French flair.
The interior of Sugar Tree Café in Nutley
The Instagram-worthy eatery aims to serve as a community hotspot.
The lamb loin at Blue Morel in Morristown
Just off I-287, inside the Westin Governor Morris Hotel, chefs Bryan Gregg and Thomas Ciszak churn out dynamic dishes.
A platter of fried shrimp, mashed potatoes and vegetables at the Shrimp Box in Point Pleasant.
The Point Pleasant eatery boasts an outdoor patio and a sunset dinner special.
A photo of fried zucchini flowers, next to a photo of a tableside chef mixing pasta inside a wheel of Pecorino Romano.
At this venerable mom-and-pop, the menu is full of winners—and tableside theatrics.
Grilled cheese and tomato soup at Priscilla's Pantry in Basking Ridge.
The eatery offers delectable pastries, fresh coffee, daily rotating specials and family-style meals to go.
A tabletop smorgasbord of savory and sweet dishes at Amici in Cherry Hill.
The restaurant has such a devoted following it moved to a larger location, though the food could use a little more refinement.
Fried whiting with sides of black-eyed peas, green beans and cornbread at Jameson's Southern Cooking in Neptune.
The Neptune restaurant serves such down-home staples as fried chicken, mac-and-cheese, peach cobbler and more.
The Sloppy Josephine sandwich with a side of sweet potato fries at Edison Automat.
The eatery offers charming breakfasts, tasty sandwiches and generous salads.
The Tour of Haiti sampler at First Republic in Elizabeth.
The club-like bar and restaurant is an ode to the Caribbean country's history.
Fried chicken on a sourdough-scallion waffle with spicy maple syrup at HoopHouse in Bordentown.
Former "Chopped" star Christine Wendland churns out from-scratch entrées, pastries, house-made breads and soups.