Restaurant Reviews

Assorted pastries at Rombiolo Bakery Café in Bloomfield
Rombiolo Bakery Café is a fun spot for drinking coffee, enjoying fresh pastries and empanadas, and perhaps catching a soccer game.
A spoonful of pho at Pho Tastic Vietnamese in Brick
This Ocean County eatery boasts prompt service and a friendly staff.
The "poderoso" at Jarana, featuring rotisserie chicken, fried rice, fries and plantains
The eatery's prime location, plus its delectable dishes and cocktails, are making the cuisine more mainstream in NJ.
Chips perched atop a bowl of guacamole at La Cabañita
This Ocean County eatery serves up generous portions for daily breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Sliders at Jamian's Food and Drink in Red Bank
Jamian’s Food and Drink is a neighborhood staple, featuring live music and trivia nights in addition to tasty fare.
Nobu Atlantic City
The Jersey Shore's new outpost of a renowned Japanese fine-dining destination turns out to be a gamble.
Eggs, hash browns, bacon and sausage at Tops Diner in Newark
The iconic eatery accepts reservations, boasts a Champagne vending machine and bakes pastries on the premises.
At Heirloom at the St. Laurent in Asbury Park, porcini-crusted strip steak with truffled potato croquette and broccoli rabe timbale; behind it, salted beets
This Asbury Park restaurant serves compelling meals in a welcoming setting.
A French omelet with herbs and a side of toast and a cortado at Aunt Chubby's Luncheonette in Hopewell
Aunt Chubby's serves all-day breakfast plus soups, salads and burgers.
A cheeseburger at Castaway's Pub in Lavallette
Enjoy seasonal cocktails, live music and happy hour specials.
Fried rice with chicken, beef and seafood at D'Carbon in Paterson
The restaurant serves traditional Peruvian fare away from the hustle and bustle of Little Lima.
Sandwich at Cool Beans Coffee House in Toms River
Cool Beans Coffee House offers much more than just java.
Pizza slices at Jules Thin Crust in Princeton
Jules Thin Crust, just a short walk from Princeton University, is a community-minded spot with a focus on organic, farm-fresh ingredients.
A seafood pasta dish at the GOAT by David Burke in Union Beach
On Route 36 in Union Beach, one of Jersey's hottest celebrity chefs puts an Italian accent on fun, relatable food.
Tacos at at Uno Más in Allendale
Uno Más whips up Mexican appetizers fit for sharing, fun spins on weekend brunch, churros and more.
The spicy Tan Tan ramen at 7 Doors Down Ramen Co.
7 Doors Down Ramen Co. in Bloomfield blends Peruvian ingredients with Japanese techniques.
The colorfully lit dining room at Hell's Kitchen in Atlantic City
The celebrity chef's restaurant Hell’s Kitchen turned out to be much better than expected, albeit exorbitantly priced.
The chicken and waffle dish at CAFÉ Seventy-Two in Ewing
Options at this Ewing eatery include inventive eggs Benedicts, hearty bowls and sweet treats such as cannoli French toast.
Lobster roll at the Atlantic in Point Pleasant
Seafood reigns at this charming spot in Point Pleasant Beach.
The osso buco di maile (pork shank) and a glass of red wine at Vidalia in Lawrenceville
Salvatore Scarlata is just as devoted to his dining room as he is to his kitchen.