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Boulevard Five72
Boulevard Five72

Boulevard Five72 Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.boulevardfive72.net
  • Email: boulevardfive72@comcast.net
  • Phone: (908) 709-1200
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm;
    Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Global, International
  • Executive Chef: Scott Snyder
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have extensive experience in off-premise catering. Our Catering & Service Staff is professionally trained and we have Catered off-premise events both large and small from 20-500. We welcome the opportunity to visit your location whether it is your home, hall, museum or other location to meet and discuss the particulars of your event. We offer complete tasting menus to help you choose your menu and if you choose we can take care of every detail of your event including all entertainment, floral arrangements, equipment rental including but not limited to Tents, Tables, Chairs, Linen, China.
  • Private Party Facilities: Boulevard’s professionally trained staff is available for all of your private party needs and we have extensive experience in both corporate meetings and events. Our beautiful facility is newly renovated to include Wi-Fi access, Sirius Satellite Radio, and Verizon FiOS. The Wine Room and Lounge have HD TV's that can be accessed directly from your lap top and our Banquet Room also has complete audio and visual capabilities. We are committed to exceeding all of your expectations and will gladly customize your event to meet all of your needs regarding menu and pricing. Our Wine Room is the ideal setting for a Board Room Style meeting or wine dinner. The Wine Room accommodates up to 24 Guests Conference Style and the room has HD TV readily accessible to your laptop. A separate Dining Room is also available should you choose to meet in the Wine Room and enjoy your meal in our Dining Room.
  • Private Party Contact: Allison Snyder or John Risley (908) 709-1200

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 24th Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Private Parking lot next to the building.
A word from Boulevard Five72
Boulevard Five72 is a New American Restaurant and Banquet Facility conveniently located in the center of Kenilworth. We are proud to announce that since our opening at the end of August 2008 , Boulevard Five72 has gained a reputation as one of the finest restaurants and caterers in our area. The Star Ledger named us runner up for the "Best New Restaurant in New Jersey for 2008" and the New Jersey Monthly just listed us as one of the top 22 Restaurants that you must try! Lastly, we received a review of 3 and 1/2 stars from the Star Ledger in October of 2008.

Boulevard Five72 offers a Contemporary American Menu with Global influences under the direction of Executive Chef and owner Scott Snyder. We have a beautiful lounge, offering a full Bar as well as an extensive Wine List. Our Main Dining Room seats up to 60 guests, our Private Wine Room seats up to 25 guests and our Banquet Room can accommodate up to 150 guests.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Diner Reviews
  • "Food was prepared excellently; creative, elegant desserts. Very good wait service. I thought entree portion sizes were very modest, like French restaurants do."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Friday night they have a lobster tasting menu...every course was delicious!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "A marvelous dining experience. We first had a lovely cocktail at the bar, then moved to our table. Our server was friendly and attentive, without becoming overbearing. Our choice of steamed clams and sea scallops as appetizers were both prepared perfectly, and scrumptious. The lamb shank entree, and escarole were both terrifically prepared, and delicious. I will definitely come back."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The food was exceptionally good and prepared and presented with flair. The ambiance as well as the servers were pleasant. As this was our first time we were a little confused by the brunch menu, however our server very patiently explained it to us. I have already recommended this restaurant to five of my friends whom I know enjoy good food at a reasonable price.The pre fixe brunch cost is a steal for the amount and quality of food. The beingnets made me feel as though I was once again in New Orleans and the pancakes with ricotta filling were sumptuous. I live in Toms River but will certainly travel to Kenilworth again."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Cold, empty restaurant with uneven food and lackluster service."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "First time visiting for brunch. Selected Prixe Fixe menu - great food! Drinks were great too! Manager Josh was great accomodating our extra person to the reservation and even called me when I forgot my license and credit card! Can't wait for our next brunch!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Party of 5. We all enjoyed the food. The service was also very nice. The only thing we wished was different was the length of time between our appetizers and our main entries. The downtime made for a pretty long lunch. >1.5 hours"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "we were seated in the wine room and what a treat to be in that ambience. we were very early on oour way to the airport. 3 chose a special of shortribs served with parmesan polenta and the other dinner was lamb shank. portions too large to have clean plates!!"
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Finally found a place in our area that offers an all around dining experience fit for a chef. Fresh, well seasoned and attractive dishes. Excellent service and nice atmosphere. You could wear a tie and not feel overdressed. Great date night place when you can find a babysitter."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We simply love Boulevard! No matter where we go in NJ we find ourselves comparing it to Boulevard! The food and service never disappoint! Truly a five star dining experience in a comfortable chic environment."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This is a wonderful restaurant for any occasion. Wonderful menu and outstanding service. Food is also excellent."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "the menu options were amble, even considering special dietary needs. The meal was excellent accompanied by excellent service."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Food was fantastic and the cost was average. We went on a Friday nitght and had the Friday Lobster Tasting Menu. Everything, including the wine pariings, was great. I would highly recommend it."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The food is delicious and the service friendly and attentive. It is one of the best restaurants in the area."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "This restaurant is a wonderful find. Every dish is great. The desserts are wonderful. The service is just right. I think its one of the best restaurants in my area. I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "This was my first time at Boulevard Five72 and I was very impressed. My fiance and I did the family style brunch and loved everything that we ate. Plus you can't ask for anything better than unlimited mimosas/bellinis/bloody marys. On top of that, we loved our waitress and serving staff. They were all attentive, yet not intrusive. Every time we finished a plate or drink, there was always someone there to clean or ask if we wanted more to drink. The atmosphere was slightly louder than I prefer, but nothing overwhelming. Overall we were very impressed with the restaurant. I try to write reviews for places that impressed me and I would definitely recommend Boulevard Five72 for dining."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Have been here numerous times and the food is always fabulous and the service wonderful. We sat in the wine room for the first time and it was just lovely, will definitely request to sit there in the future."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Wonderful diverse menu.. Fridays are lobster night with lobster incorporated into different dishes. Great service and very fair prices."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "From the moment we walked in the door, my husband and I were greeted by the hostess and promptly seated. Numerous servers attended our every need. I had the Tasting Menu - little neck clam appetizer was enhanced with chorizo and lemon gnocchi, the main course - pistachio lamb chops were delicious and the dessert was sweet and light. My husband had the french onion soup and the branzino fish special. Everything was beautifully plated and the sauces all had unique flavors. Our dining experience was one of the best I have had in New Jersey."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I really enjoyed every thing from the food to the ambience b of the restaurant."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Food was really good. Loved everything- the service however stood out- our waiter was FANTASTIC! I rarely say that.... I was a server myself so therefore I an very picky. His timing and knowledge was spot on. He did not rush us- and he had a great way of reading the table.... Would go back in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We been to Boulevard 572 many times but this was our first time for brunch. Let me tell you everyone should try this amazing deal. Unlimited belinis, mimosas, and blood marrys. The best cup of coffee i ever had. The food is outstanding, from the french toast to the perfect poached eggs. And our server Dan was the best my drinks were never empty and he knew what was best in the menu. Thank your Boulevard 572 for a great time"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I'm always a NYC restaurant kinda girl. This please blew me away. Loved every single thing that was placed in from of me. I did the tasting menu with the wine. Agnolotti, seafood risotto....wow is all I have to say. Seriously can not wait to go back anddd bring friends. So perfect and delicious! Go and find out yourself."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This was a delightful evening. The food was delicous, beautifully served and the service was superb. We were not rushed and our waiter was personable. It was a wonderful surprise to receive a red rose as I left."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We have enjoyed so many great meals here--and it is so close to home. The atmosphere is sophisticated and lovely--a great place for that special meal. We went here for Valentines Day (again) because they don't crowd in as many diners as they possibly can and they offer the regular menu as well as a special menu--it's your choice. The servers make you feel pampered as soon as you sit down. There are many excellent choices on the menu in all price ranges. The wine list is varied and has many wonderful wines by the glass, half bottle and bottle-and prices won't break the bank. In addition, Boulevard Five72 has many special events including Lobster Fridays, Bistro Tuesdays (in the summer), and wine dinners."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My special someone and myself annually enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at a great local restaurants. This was our first Valentine's at Boulevard 572 and were we pleasantly surprised. Our table was waiting for us (we had OT reservation. Ambience was very plesant and seats were comfortable. But the food! From the outstanding avocado crab cannolli appertizer to the cauliflower soup, dinner and dessert all wonderful! Provided friendly. courteous service. This may be worth a repeat visit before next Valentine's Day!!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Loud dining room, but the food is always solid. Ambience lends itself more toward group dining as the acoustics in the dining room don't allow for a quiet romantic meal. But still worth the trip if you don't mind spending the money. In addition to the pricey menu, they'll make sure they sit you in the bar for 15 minutes while they "get your table ready" in the hopes you'll buy $13 martinis which would be worth it if you were in a trendy NYC restaurant where you'd be served by a mixologist. Here, just a bartender with an attitude."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We had a wonderful experience. The food was upscale and the service was spot on. They do not rush you and are very attentive."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "really wonderful dinner, all 5 in our party loved their meals. ambience was lovely!"
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "Food was delish, service impeccable! Second time here - it's our new favorite restaurant."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "our second visit, both made in conjunction with Newark airport runs. we enjoyed large cocktails..needed after our airport experience. dinners were the special short ribs with cheese polenta. warm bread was worthy of mentioning."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My husband's birthday is January 4 so even though it was an extremely cold evening -- the celebration had to go on! The restaurant dining room had a warm glow from both the table candles and the soft room lighting. We each found several items on the menu to order but both chose the shrimp corn chowder for our appetizer which was delicious and warming. For main courses, I had the salmon which even though prepared medium rare had a delicious crisply, seared top and my husband immensely enjoyed his cavetelli with short ribs. The service was excellent. We will be back!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Excellent restaurant, great good good and service."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "Have dined here multiple times over the past 3 years, usually for special occasions, and the food and service have been consistently outstanding. Five of us dined on Xmas eve, the entree choices were across the specturm: venison, salmon, short ribs, seafood medley and lamb, and everyone raved. Only one criticism: when the main dining area is full it gets pretty noisy and it can be difficult to hear conversation across the table. But the food is fabulous, highly recommend, and we will be going back."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Fantastic price.Plenty of food and very delicious. Drinks are nice and strong."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Excellent in every way. Have eaten here many time and have NEVER been let down. I would recommend Boulevard without hesitation."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "My husband and I came here for a date night (we don't get out very often because we have a toddler at home). The service was just outstanding-I would give more than 5 stars if it were an option. We had a wonderful intimate table in the corner as I requested and our server was polite and attentive without constantly badgering us to check on us which we appreciated! The food was of very high quality. I will definitely be returning. In my opinion, this is what a dining out experience should be!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Boulevard 572 is a consistently great place to dine and be merry. The excellent food, attentive service and wonderful ambiance were in perfect harmony on Christmas Eve. The 7 Fishes Feast was exceptional, as were the a-la-carte items. Don't miss a dining opportunity at this wonderful establishment."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Always a consistently wonderful experience. Clearly professional, well-trained, and educated wait staff do a great job making sure we always have an enjoyable meal. Food is always perfect. Ambience and decor are well-done making this restaurant my favorite in this area and the place I choose for special occasions."
    Dined on 12/24/2013