Quick Bite

The Salad House Provides Healthy Prepared Options

The fast-casual local chain—serving up chopped salads, hot entrées and pub sides with a healthy twist—originated in Millburn in 2011.

Everything at the Salad House is made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Photo by Falyn Stempler

STYLE

Family-friendly stop for vegetable-focused rice bowls with meat options. Eat in or take out. Delivery and catering available. The original Millburn location has been bolstered with others in Morristown, Montclair, Livingston and Westfield. Two new Salad Houses will open in Englewood and Ridgewood in early 2022, says owner Joey Cioffi.

THE SCOOP

After discussing with his wife the lack of chopped-salad places in the suburbs, Cioffi decided to apply the knowledge he had gained as a kid working at his parents’ restaurant, Tony’s Pizzeria, in Newark. In 2011, he opened the Salad House in Millburn to provide families and working people with healthy prepared options. In 2016, a longtime customer, entrepreneur Jerry Eicke, proposed franchising the business. The pair have since expanded in North Jersey on the way to a planned 14 locations, Cioffi says.

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THE MENU

Everything is made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. In addition to salads, there are hot options such as soups and teriyaki, burrito and harvest bowls. Classic pub sides are given a healthy twist, including sweet potato fries, crispy brussels sprouts, falafel bites and more. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available.

HEADS UP

Order in advance if you want dinner on Sunday because the stores close at 4 pm.

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Restaurant Details

  • Cuisine Type:
    American - Dinner - Lunch - Salads - Sandwiches
  • Price Range:
    Inexpensive