Restaurant Reviews

Light Horse Tavern

April 11, 2011

Revolutionary War hero Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee won big in Jersey City. Now the hip watering hole named for him does the same.

Casa Maya

Quick Bite

April 3, 2011

Casa Maya 1 Main Street, High Bridge 908-638-4032; Hours: Lunch, 11:30 am–3 pm. Dinner, 5–10 pm Price: $/$$ Style:… Read the rest

Hibiscus    270 South Street, Morristown 973-359-0200 Hours: Mon, 5:30–9:30 pm; Tues–Thurs, 11:30 am–9:30 pm; Fri, 11:30 am–10 pm; Sat, 2–10… Read the rest


March 28, 2011

Quintessential bistro dishes shine at this traditional French restaurant in Montclair.


March 22, 2011

It's not a barbecue, it's a wood burning pizza oven. But great pizza isn't the only thing available at Treno in Westmont, writes Adam Erace.

Belford Bistro

March 17, 2011

Stirring the pots harmoniously, a husband-and-wife team gives Monmouth County diners a reason to cheer.

Lovin’ Oven

March 3, 2011

Health-conscious American food is served at this cozy and relaxed restaurant in Frenchtown.

Rob’s Bistro

February 28, 2011

At Rob's Bistro in Madison, Country French cuisine is served in a charmingly rustic atmosphere.

Charlie’s Bar & Restaurant 800 Shore Road, Somers Point 609-927-3663, Hours: Daily until 3 am. Opens at 7 am… Read the rest

Mangia Bene

Quick Bite

February 6, 2011

Mangia Bene 250 Highway 202/31, Flemington 908-806-7522 Hours: Lunch, Mon–Fri, 11:30 am–2:30 pm. Dinner, Mon–Fri, 5–9:30 pm; Sat, 5–10 pm;… Read the rest

SETTE CUCINA ITALIANA 7 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville 908-502-5054, Hours: Lunch, Mon-Fri, noon-2 pm. Dinner, Mon-Thurs, 5-9 pm; Fri… Read the rest

The Bernards Inn

January 25, 2011

The Bernard's Inn in Bernardsville is more than a century old, but its cuisine is fresh (and local), thanks to executive chef Corey Heyer.


January 19, 2011

The arrival of acclaimed chef Thomas Ciszak revives the vibe and stokes the sizzle at an atmospheric boîte on busy Route 4 in Paramus.

Bulldog’s Bar & Grill 743 White Horse Pike, Galloway 609-965-4433; Hours: Daily, 11:30 am to 10 pm. Late night… Read the rest

Pizza Man Family Restaurant 574 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Clock Tower Shoppes, Pompton Plains 973-835-3383 Hours: Mon-Fri, 11 am-10:30 pm; Sat, 11… Read the rest

El Segundo Restaurant 10 Leigh Street, Clinton 908-735-0600; Hours: Mon-Thurs, 11 am-9 pm; Fri and Sat, 11 am-10 pm;… Read the rest

The Grilled Cheese Factory 28 Morris Street, Morristown 973-998-8588; Hours: Mon-Wed, 11 am–9 pm; Thurs-Sat; 11 am–3 am. Price:… Read the rest

Tuscan House 1250 Hooper Avenue, Toms River 732-797-2570, Hours: Sun—Thurs, 11:30 am–10 pm; Fri and Sat, 11:30 am–11 pm.… Read the rest

Don’s Burgers, Fries & Fountain 90 South Street, Morristown 973-267-4500; Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11 am–10 pm; Fri-Sat, 11 am–3 am… Read the rest

Bar Cara

December 29, 2010

The DePersio family of Fascino fame (Montclair) team up again with Bar Cara in Bloomfield. The results, writes Stan Parish, are mixed.