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J House Restaurant
J House Restaurant

J House Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://eleven14kitchen.com/
  • Phone: (203) 698-6999
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 11:30am
    Lunch:Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
    Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Francois Kwaku-Dongo
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: HOME @ The J House and features 3 meeting and conference rooms catering for groups up to 200 with indoor and outdoor settings.

    Andrea Hillis
  • Private Party Contact: Andrea Hillis (203) 698-6993

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Riverside Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Bus and Metro north train station within walking distance.
A word from J House Restaurant
The menu is seasonal american with locally sourced ingredients whenever possible and a nod to sustainable practices. With wood-fired cooking in full view, seasonal flatbreads, roasted vegetables, market fresh fish, and free-range poultry and grass-fed beef preparations take on the wonderful smokiness of the wood-fired open hearth. Vibrant salads, comforting pasta dishes, and artisan foods, such as a revolving cheese selection, round out the innovative menu.

Menu highlights include; eleven14 Kitchen seafood carpaccio; spicy prime beef tartare; roasted local beet and artisan burata; roasted forest mushroom toast; roasted sockeye salmon and baby artichoke; homemade duck sausage pizza; flat noodle pasta and maine lobster; organic farmed roasted chicken; and grilled tuna steak grilled rare.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Perhaps they were just really short waiters, but the service was very poor (and it appeared that way for other diners who kept asking for their waiters). We had a reservation for 8pm and were not seated until 8:20 and then we couldn't get a waiter to come over and take our order... we finally got hostess to come take our order. The poor level of service continued through the whole meal. So, while the food was good, it isn't worth the feeling frustrated throughout the evenning."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Service was slow. Drinks small and way overpriced. Good wines at good prices. Food was excellent."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Nice outdoor dining Chicken was excellent Needed a green vegetable and more starch Loud"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "I took my friend here for a birthday dinner. The food was excellent, the service was better than before and the scene was perfect."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Great food and wine list. Awsome decor and very elegant outdoor bar/seating. The sushi is a must try better than any I've ever tasted."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "I give up on this place. This was my third time at Eleven14 and it was terrible. The service was basically non existent. I had to chase the waiter down to order, ask for water, and for the check. The food was fair at best. Its a shame as the indoor space and the outdoor bar are really great. I would only recommend going here for drinks."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Great spot for brunch/ lunch on a summer's day with airy pretty terrace. Smart service, food simple but good."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "There was a negative vibe from the start when the person at the reservation desk, ignore us for a couple of mnutes while he looked at something on the computer screen. When he then led us to our table, he dropped the breakfast menus on the table and walked away never pulling the table out to seat my wife. Since this was Father's Day Sunday, we were expecting a brunch menu? When someone finally came over to our table we asked if they were serving brunch and he responded that they were and gave us brunch menus. The place was virtually empty but, after waiting an interminable amount of time without service, we decided that this was a very bad idea and got up and left. We won't be back there was absolutely no excuse for their performance)."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Three of us met for brunch here and really enjoyed the ambiance of the patio. We all had the french toast, which was pretty good. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. Plenty of parking available."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. A group of 7 girls celebrating a birthday dinner and everyone had a great time! We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We have been here several times and came for an adult birthday celebration. Food changed, menu changed, no music and dishes, while good, were plated without imagination. By 8:30 pm certain appetizers were no longer available. Not expecting guests? The risotto looked like a bowl of gruel. That's the best you can do? Fail. There were families with little children on a Saturday night. Guess they are looking for a different diner base. not going back too soon."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We dined at J House on Mother's day, and had a lovely time. Unfortunately, two of the six items on the entree menu were sold out, and so two of out party of four had to settle for an alternative dish. The food tasty, but not imaginative either in preparation or presentation. Further, nothing more than a brief apology by the waiter was heard. I believe the manager should have stopped by to say / do something. There are plenty of places to dine in out area.... "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I think the restaurant is something wrong on management. We went there on Mother's Day and the tables are only 1/3 filled and now I know why. The server knows how to clean the table but does not know how to serve. He forgot my wife's wine to serve and no follow up to serve. The food was excellent but took long time to serve. The problem was dessert. There are 4 on the menu and 2 were not there. Our booking was 0630pm so that it should not be sold out particularly only 1/3 full. Unless they change the way for service, can't go again. It was nice day and outside patio was great so that it's shame."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Overall the restaurant food, service and ambiance is very good. The restaurant is kid friendly for families who like to dine out, and although we ordered from a special mothers day menu, the food options were excellent. Staff were service oriented and friendly. Would highly recommend."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Food was really good, however took. 1/2 hour before order was taken & 1 hour to bring it. Would definitely return, but if we have to wait this long again, would skip it."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "MY recent visit to the J House on Saturday evening was very disappointed. Menu seemed limited with many items not available. Food was OK not great. Service was horrible seemed very inattentive and inexperienced. Not sure if I would go back again."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I choose this restaurant based on the menu posted on line. However, the restaurant and hotel was recently renovated and a complete change to the menu. This is very difficult for diners when you have guests with certain dietary restrictions. In addition, there was a private party downstairs and the DJ's music reverberated through the floor upstairs."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Nice changes made to the menu at this beautiful dining space. Super fresh feel to all of the food , as if the ingredients all came out of mamas garden. Friendly staff made us feel at "home". Anxious to watch this new kitchen and staff hit it's stride."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "The bar & restaurant is now spotless and opened it up resulting in a bright new venue. Rocco were great, polished and friendly. Louis knows 60+ beers and wines off the top of his head and made good recommendations. So glad they brought in a new team because I stopped going due to the old manager and his team, they were a bit phony and uppity.. The food was great, so many more choices and not so heavy. The use of herbs and organics was a welcome to my senses. The Kale Salad, beet dish and Sesame Salad were amazing. JHouse HOME is fun, sophisticated and now affordable. Chef Anthony is brilliant and caring and made us feel like we were in his kitchen. Overall it was a fantastic evening. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We enjoyed lunch here the first week of the new opening. We ordered the fried mixed seafood to start and it was fresh but very small (served in a bowl the size of an average soup bowl). We also ordered 2 pastas, one a bolognase and the other a clams casino. Both were tasty but, again, small. My regular margarita was, again, small (6 oz.) but generously poured. It was a $15 margarita, with no special tequila requested. Just to be sure, we asked, and the $15 was correct. Hey, I get that the restaurant is in an expensive zip code......but central London prices in Connecticut? Overall, good atmosphere, convenient location but small portions that are overpriced, especially...very overpriced drinks."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "A very strange menu with strong tastes was a complete turn off. It took our party of three about twenty minutes to find something to order. Best for young twenty somethings looking for a nice lunch or perhaps a vibrant dinner. Spaghetti and Meatballs were over sauced in what tasted like a sugary syrup. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Website says breakfast all day is the new concept. At noon, they were not prepared to make breakfast. Omelette arrived looking like something from American Airlines. Inedible. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The sandwich sushi was super delicious, the bar scene was a little lame though. I would go back with a large group, rather than just a buddy, and enjoy the food, which is wonderful."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The food is neither good, nor bad. It's just mediocre. However, the desserts are really good!"
    Dined on 5/31/2013
  • "Overall all a great experience. Beautiful place with a very hip vibe. Food was good, but one of our entrees out of four was overcooked. It was an extremely busy night in their defense. We will give it another try!"
    Dined on 1/26/2013
  • "This is our second visit. The service is terrible. The waiter did NOT know how to do his job. The food is just okay. The prices are VERY HIGH so the service should match and it does NOT. We shall NOT return Once it goes under, it should lower the food prices or just become a bar scene. My pancakes would have been better at iHOP and more reasonably priced."
    Dined on 1/20/2013
  • "Had a great meal...our server Patrick, was very courteous & attentive, nice romantic table, food was quite tasty. Crowd at outside bar made for very entertaining people watching...such an interesting mix"
    Dined on 8/18/2012
  • "Food was soso....since i am more interested in the quality of food vs. the social scene, i would have to go back on a day that is not so busy and try it again...wine list is definitely overpriced!!! restaurant is beautiful, wide opened...."
    Dined on 8/18/2012
  • "The service vanished when we arrived, the wait staff was nowhere to be found. Too much hype and no delivery. Food was just OK."
    Dined on 8/12/2012
  • "Little pricey, particularly the wine by the glass. I mean really?"
    Dined on 8/9/2012