Joseph's Restaurant at Renault Winery
Joseph's Restaurant at Renault Winery

Joseph's Restaurant at Renault Winery

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.renaultwinery.com/
  • Phone: 6099652111x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm;
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm;
    Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joseph DeGennaro
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Contact: Anne milza 6099652111x
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights

Getting there

  • Cross Street: US RT 30
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Joseph's Restaurant at Renault Winery
Joseph’s Restaurant, the gourmet room located within the Tuscany House. Guests of Joseph’s Restaurant take a culinary trip to Italy as Executive Chef Joseph DeGennaro prepares an extraordinary menu unique to southern New Jersey. Joseph’s also features a full service bar composed of actual wine casks. The eye-catching bar offers a wide selection of liquors and imported wines from Italy and France, as well as a variety of flavored martinis. On the weekends, Joseph’s Restaurant presents live entertainment for guests’ enjoyment.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Joseph's Restaurant at Renault Winery reviews from OpenTable diners
79 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (40)notable wine list (35)good for groups (32)romantic (25)fit for foodies (22)great for lunch (18)neighborhood gem (13)great for brunch (12)scenic view (11)great for outdoor dining (9)vibrant bar scene (3)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Really a Find!
    HotelSalesMom
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Having a first time event at Renault Winery and had dinner at Joseph's Restaurant after a meeting to discuss my event details. It was so charming, food was delicious and service excellent. I am in the hotel/restaurant business and don't get impressed easily - I never ate at Joseph's before but will surely make it a point to do so again in the very near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Stayed at the hotel and had dinner on a Saturday night. The crab cake appetizer was tasty and huge, as were the portions of food served as entrees. Overall the food was tasty, drinks ample and the whole experience was enjoyable.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and atmosphere
    bjim
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My wife and I went for lunch before doing the tour at the Renault Winery. The food was excellent, a little slow on the appetizers but it was well worth the wait. I definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly good
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The faux decor is incredibly cheesy, but with a live piano player it actually came together decently and was entertaining. All the food we got was very good and reasonably priced (though we got some of the lower-priced items so I don't know how I'd feel if I spent twice as much on the entrees). We split an app, two entrees and dessert and had plenty of leftovers for a second meal. Drinks were quite good and cheap. I'd return if in the area again.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I heard it through the grapevine'
    grapevine6101
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I must say coming from Philadelphia the drive is somewhat a little long but the food the service the wine was worth the drive even though the young lady that was the host tried to put us back in the corner somewhere but outside of that I had a very good experience the food was great and I will tell my friends
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was good and the service was great. Enjoyed the experience
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Joseph's is offers a vineyard ambience with a touch of European styling. The bar is spacious, there is a large banquet room in the back. The main dining area was open and a tad noisy for a one-on-one conversation. Food was good. Service was friendly and attentive. I will return and also recommend for dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luistav1106
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Everything about Joseph's Restaurant was great the only complain I would say is that the food took at least 30 minutes to an hour to get to our table. But it was worth the wait because the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JulesVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food wasn't amazing but it wasn't bad. The whole experience coupled with the tour and tasting was worth it.nice staff bit not super attentive. Well priced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NickVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    First time at Joseph's and pleasantly surprised. Waitress was very welcoming and knowledgable. I had flounder which was cooked to perfection. My wife and guests had various other meals and were very complimentary.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Margatian
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Tuesday night was dead; meal was not the best that I have had here. But its a go to place for a descent moderately pried meal and we will return
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not crazy for this place
    sarahsmile
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We loved the live music. The workers were friendly. The salad was AMAZING. However, our waiter did not attend to us much after offering us wine. My husband had a special: steak and shrimp. The steak was mealy and the shrimp were burnt. When we sent the meal back, we were not compensated or even approached by a manager. Whatever. I just wish the meal did not cost us $40. I had the special as well: pasta, which I enjoyed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vino Buono!
    Bello
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Loved the wine list and Renault wines made on the premises! Had the Paiea......nice portion, very good mix of pasta, shrimp, sausage, chicken and mussels! Service was great! Would come again!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Eat Elsewhere
    Mitch63
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Our waiter while pleasant was not the best. We started with an appetizer & bottle of champagne. Two of our four glasses were filthy, covered in spots and dried crud. Disgusting. Unless he was blind they should have never been given to us, although they were replaced promptly when asked. There was a fly that would not leave our table which was very unpleasant. At this point we were honestly a bit worried about the overall cleanliness of the place. My friend ordered a hamburger for lunch which was raw. It had to be sent back to the kitchen, completely not edible. The resaurant was pretty much empty and we still needed to hunt down our waiter to remind him of drink refills that never came. There wasn't enough wine to make that meal pleasant.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • terrific food
    pbrownVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    great restaurant and winery. The winery tour was fantastic and the food was perfect for our after tour luncheon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • luv2dineoutVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This is a very nicely appointed restaurant. It is more casual in the bar area with nice views of their golf course. The main dining room area is comfortable and a little more formal. We enjoyed our lunch very much. Our server was very friendly and attentive and we look forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming
    apultraclassicVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Joseph's has an old time feel to it. Dark, warm wood ambience that is very relaxing. The food was very good and our server, Kathleen was excellent. The portions were quite large and the prices were about average for a restaurant of this type. The location is a little out of the way. But worth the drive.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • so glad I made a reservation!
    AlwayzDD
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I reserved a table earlier that day for a late dinner. We happened to go on a wine festival day which was a bonus for us but it was extremely crowded. We ordered the special for the evening and it was delicious. My husband got the crab cake appy abd he said they were about the best he has ever had! All in all it was a great experience and we had a really great server too! 5 stars from me and I had to drive an hour to get there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Okay restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Not bad but nothing outstanding. The waitress brought us bread and olive when we were almost finished with our meal, after we asked for it. Also asked for more sauce for appetizer and than never brought it.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    Duckie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food, the atmosphere, the service were all on point and excellent. Great wine list and desserts also. We had a reservation at 7:30 and the table was ready immediately without a wait. I can not wait to go back and already recommended it to friends. Great experience!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK
    Phlgrl53
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Service was very good. However, food was just okay. Somewhat flavorless. Ordered soup, a burger, and the pulled pork sandwich and none of it was very memorable. Additionally, the area where our table was located was not very clean. There were someone else's french fries on the floor next to the table when we were seated, and it didn't look like the table had been wiped very well.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good and Not So Good
    Lois
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We have eaten here before and our only complaints were length of time to dine. Long waits between courses. This meal we both had the shrimp and crab cocktail which went from a nice portion and presentation to miniscule. Three shrimp and a few shreds of crab. My serving was on a bed of half over the hill greens. Our entrees were very good and there are vegetarian and gluten free options. We shared a dessert as my husband's paella was so delicious he ate it all. The dessert was not very exciting-homemade leaden pastry tart with sweetened fruit and ice cream. Not worth the calories. He had coffee and I had iced coffee. For some reason mine was in a smaller cup which we couldn't comprehend. Even the coffee mugs seem to have shrunk in size!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Joseph's is a special place...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We have dined at Joseph's for dinner and breakfast or lunch annually for the last several years. The food has always been very good to outstanding and the service the same. The only thing that keeps us from giving all 5's on this review is that the kitchen "lost" our order and it took more than twice as long as it should have before we got our entrees. The cook had at first refused to give me brown butter for my lobster, but relented in the end, 40 minutes too late. Could my request and the delay have been related? passive aggressive possibly. Our server, however, Dave S., was OUTSTANDING and we loved the sax player.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a Wonderful Treat
    GreenBottomz
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I came in a group of four for the wine tasting and lunch. This restaurant is not far at all (although we drove over). It has such charm and we really felt like we were somewhere else. Above and beyond the ambiance inside and out, everything we had was wonderful. The food was fit for a foodie! I will definitely come back. We had the best time. I will say, I gave them four stars because our waitress was not really nice until she saw her tip. We tipped her well, based on the food / experience... not that she was particularly warm to us.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great restaurant-very European
    StanVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food is great and has an atmosphere of Europe -Many fine choices of food and wine -we will certainly return-Great place for a wedding or special event
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Burger with a side of flies...
    NF1021
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I have never seen so many flies around my table in a restaurant setting ever before. We spent our entire meal swatting away at them so that we could try to eat in peace, but eventually our food was no longer appetizing after several flies made their way onto the dishes. The reviews I'd read led me to believe this was a great choice for a dining experience after the winery tour. Despite a slight mix up when paying our bill, the service was good. However, had I known this would be our dining experience, we would have saved ourselves the hassle and enjoyed a meal elsewhere.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    We had a delicious dinner at Joseph's. The service was wonderful. We will be back when we stay at Tuscan House Hotel again.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Restaurant
    Lovewine
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The servers were great and very nice, food was amazing and very fresh and the place itself is beautiful and very peaceful. I would definitely recommend to friends and I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & Delicious wine
    CookieMonster88
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    After visiting Renault winery, we felt it was best to end the afternoon with a delicious lunch. Joseph's gave us that, plus some. The food was good, the restaurant was clean, and the service was attentive. We will definitely return to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wine & Dine
    Yummy
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Joseph's was a nice dining experience after touring the Renault Winery across the street. Each of our entrees (party of 4) was excellent. Our waitress was fun! We enjoyed a wine from the tour tasting with the cheese plate appetizer. Yum! The Groupon we had for the tour/dinner was an excellent value.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for lunch
    Mmmmm
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We purchased a groupon for the winery tour and dining credit. The menu is small, but has something for everyone. Our server was great and the food was good. I read some bad reviews online, but I would recommend this restaurant. We had a great day.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice stop after wine tasting
    wineanddine
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We have been to this restaurant twice, both after wine tasting. We had lunch there, which was nice and loved the crab cakes. We went recently for dinner and had two nice dishes. The saffron infused broth with shrimp was wonderful. It would have been nice to bring the bottle of wine we got at the wine tasting instead of buying two glasses of wine, but all in all it was a good meal. The groupon was very helpful toward the meal total.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The service was a little slow, except for one server we had in particular who gave us great recommendations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Disappointed with entire experience not the same experience had been there a year ago.
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  • Great Find
    NYcouple
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    The food here is amazing. It was decorated nicely but some of the tables gave me a diner feel. I was looking for something a little more dressy, but I quickly overlooked that when the waiter came around. He was very knowledgeable about the collection of wines as well as the menu. The bread and appetizer came out promptly. We ordered mussels which were delicious. Dinner was also extremely satisfying, I recommend the surf and turf. Halfway through the meal a large party was seated near my table. They were loud but my girlfriend and I didn't mind the noise. Still, the wait staff was very apologetic which was nice. We ate here because the gourmet restaurant was closed this night, but we're very happy with the meal and the service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful.
    Baker123
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    I had salmon which was delicious. It was very delicate, not dry, and had a slight crust on bottom. I heard te folks st the next table also complimenting the chef. Breakfast the next day was excellent too. One note: the bread served prior to dinner was very dry and too crunchy, like eating croutons. I enjoyed the wine, my choice was the award winning New Jersey red.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Suzy
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Wonderful restaurant. Good food. Great place to have a reunion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    jojo
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We have dined at this restaurant many times and were not disappointed until this last time. I ordered the eggplant rollatini with spaghetti. It came with a bowl full of spaghetti with LOTS of thick sauce and eggplant just put on top. This dish looks better at my local pizzeria. They certainly could make the presentation a lot better.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DHU414
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Excellent food! Everything we ate was incredible. The staff was very friendly and great ambiance. Loved the piano player too!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was great!
    Tiggeye
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    The dining room could use a little updating, tables and carpets are worn.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet