Central Park - New Jersey
Central Park - New Jersey

Central Park - New Jersey

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://centralparknj.com/
  • Phone: 9082418386
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday-Thursday 11am-2am

    Friday 11am-3am

    Saturday 10am-3am

    Sunday 10am-2am


    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm;

    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;

    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Michael A. Zagarella
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: For catering info please call Adam 908-241-8386 or Email us at info@centralparknj.com
  • Private Party Facilities: Social Dining Room: Seating up to 60 guests with standing room of 75 guests.



    Regency Event Room: Seating up to 175 guests with standing room of 350 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Adam Weis 9082418386
  • Special Events:
    Enjoy Mondays featuring our 1/2 Off Enjoy menu and 1/2 Drink Specials

    Wine Down Tuesdays 1/2 All Bottles of Wine featuring Live Acoustic Music

    - Cold Draft Beer Specials Daily

    - Happy Hour, Mon - Sun. 4-8pm bar side only

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E St. Georges Ave.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Private and Public Parking with Valet services Friday-Sunday Evenings and Special Events
A word from Central Park - New Jersey
New American cuisine has been redefined with an exciting way to combine and enhance flavor profiles within a bar-lounge atmosphere. With Small Plate, New American, and extensive Sushi menus, an inviting Sports Bar with over 50 HD TV's, and an upscale & creative Martini Bar to attract any palate type; Central Park offers it all.
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Central Park - New Jersey reviews from OpenTable diners
7 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating3.4
  • Food4
    Service2.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
66% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (4)great for brunch (3)great for lunch (3)vibrant bar scene (3)kid-friendly (1)hot spot (1)neighborhood gem (1)Show More
  • Very Energetic
    NYprofessionaleaterVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Bar food was good sushi not so much very loud not for my crowd.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • World Cup USA Finale
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    It was crazy loud as expected but the vibe was nice; our hostess was attentive even when our waitress forgot us (not unusual in this occasion), I wish I remembered her name - but very friendly. We definitely have to visit on a normal day, but before that we'll go again for a World Cup match. The bar party is great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JohnchoO
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The atmosphere for the world cup games was awesome, starting for the hostess, including the waitress, were very attentive and the service was very good. The food arrived quickly, considering that the place was full.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awful service
    SoccergrlVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    My 2nd time here. I made reservations to watch the soccer game for 5:45. We arrived at 5:30 and we sat almost immediately. Then I had to ask a waitress to find out who our waitress was because she never came over. Our waitress didn't show up until 6pm and after we ordered beers for the table she came back to the table to take food order without the beer. We got our first beers at 6:15. About 45 min after we arrived. Could've been drinking from start of game. Then some guys started with a vuvuzela in the middle of the bar. Now, I understand it was a sporting event and it was busy. But that shouldn't affect service and the place was too small to allow whatever that noise was. It was really annoying not being able to hear the game.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Yummy 😋
    VeeLuv
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Food and Sangria are delicious especially my two favorites- Punk Rock Shrimp and the Strawberry Dessert Roll!!! Father's Day was a success with daddy's meal free!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Food was good. Enjoyed watching a sporting event. Service was terrible. We could never find the waitress. Drinks took more than 15 min to be refilled. There were errors in our bill.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 1 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 28 reviews are from the Central Park - New Jersey reviews archive.
  • Mother's Day
    AlysonVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We attended the Mother's Day brunch. They had a nice selection on the buffet, although many of the items were cold. The price was right!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, annoying crowd.
    VeryVixen
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Thought we'd go a little late to catch the end of the dinner rush and the beginning of the party crowd. Once we finished eating we booked it, the crowd was obnoxious. But the food! SUPERB!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    Flowers2345
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Food was awesome, service was great, our table had everything from chicken fingers to sushi and everyone was happy! Great bar scene too, we spent the evening after dinner at mister east next door dancing the night away!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GOOD FOOD AND GOOD SERVICE.
    JOJO
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    GOOD FOOD AND GOOD SERVICE. NEVER A WAIT TIME ESPECIALLY IF YOU MAKE RESERVATONS. LOCATION IS CONVIENENT. THEY HAVE NICE EVENTS FOR KIDS ON HOLIDAYS. AND WEEKENDS AT NIGHT IS A GREAT PLACE TO DRINK, EAT AND CHILL.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sports bar like restaurant
    FeedURbodyrightVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Food was okay and server was very attentive and helpful at making recommendations. Ambience is more of a sports bar with televisions everywhere. Lunch selections were limited however.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Extremely deceiving website/photos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    From the website, you'd think you are going to a trendy nyc type lounge. We went there on Valentine's Day and were deeply disappointed to see that this is nothing but a sports bar...giant screen tvs everywhere. It's great if you are looking to come see a sporting event at the bar, otherwise the ambience is terrible. Bathrooms were unkempt and stank. Would never go here again.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Valentine's Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    First time here and we had an awesome dinner on Valentine's night. There was a price fixed menu but it had plenty of choices. All the food was excellent, high quality and the price was very fair. To add ambience there was a violin player walking around and I received a fresh red rose. There were also rose petals on the table. On a regular night the restaurant appears to be like a sports bar and I believe late night there is a club attached which looks like it draws a young crowd. I would like to go back and try their brunch and also for a regular dinner or their bar food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!!
    pat70
    Dined on 2/2/2014
    Great food, drinks and so much fun on Super Bowl night! very friendly staff...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Football Sunday
    MrsWoods122014VIP
    Dined on 12/8/2013
    I've been to this bar before, however this was the first time on a Sunday to watch football with friends. The food was great, the bar was energetic and the service was on cue. Everyone had a good time even my mom who stopped by for an hour. I will definitely come back to watch any sport or just hang out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a blast I love this place,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    Had a blast I love this place, energetic food was great. Drinks a little pricey though...... entertained a friend from out of town and he loved it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Electric Cork Screw Needed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    The food and ambiance was great, but the waitress needed an electric cork screw. It took some time to obtain the wine list, and I had to assist her with opening the bottle...she had no idea how to use the cork screw. But we loved the place the food was great, and the rest of the service was good. The drink prices were pricey...Central Park, NY pricey! But overall great experience, and I'll be a regular! Thanks, Louis!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GoTo Spot
    Local
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    I almost Dont want to leave a good review because Iike this place so much I don't want any more people to know about it ! It's my " main event spot". Name any event and these guys can take the crowd volume and craziness. Room packed but i still was served as a if it was a regular night (with smiles good attitudes by the way, which is something I deeply apreciate).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Casual Food 4 the Hungry in Roselle
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/12/2013
    Went on a Monday night for 1/2 price specials and enjoyed the calamari and shrimp app, an entree salad and a drink from the bar. All around, good eats. Service was fine. And it's ADA/wheelchair accessible, too.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sports bar with pretty good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    Sports bar with pretty good bar food. The pizza was very good. Also had sushi rolls which was okay. The table service was good except for the drink orders. Had to wait for drinks after food arrived. Ordered a Sake flight which is meant to be enjoyed with the sushi. Waited 10 minutes after the sushi arrived. Same with beer and pizza. It was a friday night so the noise level was too much since there is also a nightclub there. I would return during the day to try again.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • nice find in a culinary desert
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Well, CP is a hot spot in Linden area because we practically has nothing in our area when it comes to decent dinning options unless you venture out to Westfield, Cranford, or the city. With that being said, we found CP to be nice option consider it's within walking distance to where we live. Gf and I are early dinners so their 2 entrees and a desert for $24.95 is a steal for us. However, there is room for improvement on the quality of their entrees. F grade for the Shrimp scampi(buttery,lacks depth in flavor, noodles were overcooked & became starchy ), C+ on the Pistachio Encrusted Tilapia(bland), & A- on the Sirloin Slides. We had excellent service that night thanks to our friendly waitress.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was great and they
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    The food was great and they give you way too much. I will go to eat there on another day or an earlier time. They were preparing for the club crowd and it was quite busy and noisy. Other then that I love this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent sushi choices, meatless
    JoeWVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    Excellent sushi choices, meatless Friday menu was also a plus! Interesting combo of sushi, typical bar food and different sporting events on each TV make this a wonderful choice for long Friday and Saturday evenings with friends...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sweet Tooth Lovers
    Bruce
    Dined on 2/17/2013
    We went for a late Valentines day dinner my wife and I, and were very impressed from our waiter down to the food..everything was great..highly recommend!! We got there during Brunch hours at around 11:30 and found they had a great menu selection. We just tried out the burger with fries being it was our first time there (even though it is 5 min away from home). Plus we had the California rolls which were pretty good,but what really called our attention was the desert..not sure of the name right now but it was cooked bananas in soy paper, I mean it blew us away..try it is awesome if you have a sweet tooth for deserts, they had a couple more to try out so no doubt my wife and I will next time..No regrets!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very loud ...more of a night club
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Central Park offers more of nightlife bar scene . The food there was great but for a romantic setting not so much ...it is very very loud and the dinner tables are set up right next to the bars . It's not a romantic place ..but is a great place to party and drink ...it has a very nightclub feel to it ..the service and waitress and staff were all very friendly and attentive ...just very loud and I don't blame mgmnt for that ...perhaps if they can set the tables up away from the bar area my experience would of been better .
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointed!!
    MLopezVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2012
    i used to visit this place every monday, on this particular day, the service was extremely slow, and the waitress had little to no knowledge of the menu. my guests and i were a group of 7, and requested separate checks, and she said that it would be easier for her if this were not to be done. our drinks took approximately 10-15 minutes to come from the bar, and my jack on the rocks was subsequently watered down. we immediately placed our order which came out on each others plates making it difficult for everyone to know what we were eating, worst of all gratuity was placed on the check, which said 'parties of 8 or more'...I will go back but only by myself so its easier for them
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/7/2012
    All the food we ordered was great and the price was incredible for 6 people
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The best service ever.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/14/2012
    The only complaint I have is I had to share the best barmaid in NJ with the other customers. Her service was personable and friendly.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The 50% off menu was an attractive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/11/2012
    The 50% off menu was an attractive feature. Unfortunately, the menu is somewhat limited for that offer. Luckily, there was a dish that suited both of us, and they were very tasty.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place to go to and watch
    MrsWoods122014VIP
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    Great place to go to and watch a sporting event that is being televised.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Staff is always friendly,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/23/2012
    Staff is always friendly, service is a little slow during busy times but overall a great place to catch a game, hang out with friends and unwind.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Will definitely return. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/28/2012
    Will definitely return. The food and service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Extremely loud on a monday
    MLopezVIP
    Dined on 3/26/2012
    Extremely loud on a monday night with a speaker in my ear...and gratuity on a check with less than 8 people when clearly states on the receipt 'gratuity will be added to parties of 8 or more'. i work for tips as a living, specifically as a server, and i always leave the minimum 20%, if the server makes an attempt to make my guests and i happy, then she will receive considerably more.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A-
    MLopezVIP
    Dined on 3/12/2012
    We were there for Monday's half price menu, and the sushi was outstanding, specifically the surf n turf roll and the out and about roll. Our entire group of four was extremely satisfied with the freshness and quality of preparedness as well as presentation of dishes. Will definitely be back next Monday. The only thing I can see that needed immediate attention was the weakness of their drinks. Other than that service can also improve being that it wasn't that busy.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic