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Library IV
Library IV

Library IV Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://libraryiv.com
  • Phone: (856) 728-8064
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
    Friday & Saturday 4:00pm - 11:30pm
    Sunday 3:00pm -10:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Martin Hanmore
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Two lovely rooms. Back room accommodates up to 45 guests. Our Sunroom can accommodate up to 80 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Brian O'Keeney (856) 728-8064
  • Entertainment: Music in the lounge and bar Friday and Saturday.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Black Horse Pike and Lake Ave
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Library IV
The Library IV is an independently owned restaurant that has been serving the best steaks, and seafood in the area for the last 30 years.The atmosphere is casual and comfortable
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Diner Reviews
  • "We enjoy dinner for ourselves & with family & friends. I think the salad Bar could be improved upon."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "This is the 4th or 5th time at this restaurant. The inside needs a major change. Very dark and dirty. At 5:00 pm only a dozen parties in the restaurant. Salad bar was in bad shape. Many items not stocked or very low. Dressings almost gone. Bread very little or small choice. I ordered a 12 oz. filet medium and what I got I could not finish. It was "burnt"! Very well done. I am use to a filet being 2-3 inches thick. This was less than 1 inch. All of my other visits had been great but this one was terrible. Told waitress who did offer to have it recooked but I did not want to wait since the rest of my group had received their entrees. Honestly I will not go back again"
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "We frequent The Library IV often and we are never disappointed in the food, drinks or service!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Best place to get a great steak. A nice variety of breads to select from as well."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We sat down, waitress got our water and then disappeared. Never told us to take the blank check to the window and order our meal. Sat there for quite a bit. Had to call another waitress over to take our beer/wine order who then told us we could go ahead and order. The chief at the window was cutting meat with no apron, I thought to myself "hope he washes his hands before he cooks". Food was ok; nothing to rave about. The outside was renovated, but I couldn't see any improvements inside. Same old "Early American" tables. They definitely need to step it up. Not planning to go back."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "I was disappointed by the food. My filet was overcooked and the sweet potato fries were soggy. I would compare it to diner food. Overpriced and poor quality. The service also felt rushed."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Both our steaks were over cooked. Sent one back thn came back under cooked. Drinks were small. Beer was warm. For a $40 steak it was like shoe leather. Won't be back."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Food is always cooked precisely to order, particularly their wonderful filet mignon. I don't know who supplies their meat, but it is Top Quality! The salad bar is fresh and has good variety. You cannot go wrong here!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The Library was excellent as usual. Steak to die for! Service is excellent! The price is right...."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "The Library is a nice place to eat at a short notice. The food is always good, and the service is always top notch! We always know we will get a great meal at a good price."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We have been dining at the Library IV for more than 20 years and it has remained our favorite steak house for all of those years. The combination of amazing, cut-to-order steaks and a fabulous salad bar (complete with fresh hand-cut bread and cheese) make it our favorite place to eat. The service is always excellent, and the ambience welcomes you in - we always end up staying for a long dinner, enjoying the after glow of a great meal and the company of friends. If you have never been, go!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I've eaten at this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. I find it almost impossible to find a restaurant that when i order a prime rib rare, it is rare, not medium rare as other restaurants serve. My husband orders med well and has always been satisfied. My table is always ready when I arrive and the service is great."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I'm never disappointed at this restaurant...always great food and great service !"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was good...not great. The meat was tender, and cooked correctly but lacked a little flavor. Some of the vegetables were overcooked, although the sauteed mushrooms were delicious. The salad bar wasn't bad, although not as good, as the Library in Voorhees. The staff was courteous, and attentive."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I wasn't feeling my best tonight and I appetite was not too great. So, i am not the best judge. Overall, it was a good choice of restaurants, particularly for the July 4th holiday. Quiet for a friday night. The Library IV was able to accommodate my veggi taste buds in a steak house. Tge server was attentive and professional. The salad bar was good. We got a take out order fir my mom. Steak, rib eye which she liked very well. No complaints."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "This place has steadily declined food was not warm. Portions small. And for the price I don't want to get up and get my own order"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The food was good and the service was very good. Everybody enjoyed there meal, however, my rib eye steak was about 1/4 gristle but the rest was okay."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "All food, drink and service were excellent. We usually come to see Joey play in the bar. This is our first time dining and it was well worth it. We will return again."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We love this place. Always enjoy fantastic seafood, never rushed, always satisfied after a visit. The chef will always make what we ask for even though it may not be on the menu. We eat "Healthy" and the perfectly made grilled seafood is right on spot. Our favorite place for a night out."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "After this restaurant was remodeled, it looks a lot better on the inside and outside. I like that we were able to sit in one of the new booths. The prices haven't gone up this time, but the food portions are smaller. The chicken, I ordered, tasted more like turkey."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Made it back sooner than I thought for a celebration. Had the Chicken Stefano and it did not disappoint. Chucks of crabmeat covered the chicken. What else can I say but "DELICIOUS". For being known as a steak place, the seafood is excellent. One of the other ladies at the table had the special, tilapia stuffed with crabmeat, and could not stop raving about how good it was. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Not the incredible steak place I remember it as. Food quality not there even the prices are not inexpensive."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This is our go to restaurant when we want a great salad bar and good food. My husband loves the Filet Mignon and I discovered the Chicken Stefano - a dish with chicken, crab meat and an excellent sauce. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "As always we were veery pleased with the food, service and the ambience. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "My husband and I have been spending our birthdays at the Library for the past several years and always have a great meal and wonderful service."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Table and chairs need updating as they are all off kilter. Good food and service"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Whenever we want a nice relaxing evening with good food, that we can enjoy with friends, we visit the Library. The food is always perfect and the service is great. It brings us joy when we can take someone out to dinner where we all can just be ourselves and enjoy each others comp"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "should give menu at table salad bar great filet was cooked perfectly"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "This was my place I picked to celebrate mothers day dinner with my children and I was very disappointed in my dinner ! My steak was terrible and I was looking so forward to this dinner. Salad bar was wonderful. But my dinner the worse I every had.my normal steak place is Franklinville inn which has never disappointed me!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have been eating at this restaurant for many years and have never been disappointed. From the food to the service, we have always been able to depend on either beginning or ending our evening very well with the Library IV."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Service was horrible, food for Mothers Day brunch was all breakfast except for 1 dish. All meats were PORK! My family and I do not eat pork so we were eating like birds. On their website it didn't state the foods that would be in the brunch buffet, but at $22 a place I assumed it would be good. However it was nowhere close to satisfying. I booked a 12:45 reservation got there at 12:30 but wasn't seated until 1:07. If I hadn't said anything it would have been longer. Two family's were seated before us who came in after us. Being a biracial family that really startled me. Also our table rocked back n forth and had to be fixed in order to eat on it. I would say this place isn't meant for every family. Horrible Experience! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I took my family to brunch for Mother's day and was very disappointed. There wasn't much variety and the drinks were horrible. The food was ok but expected much more. Won't be back for brunch."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The hostess was extremely rude. The hostess skipped our party and seated another party that arrived after us."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food here is incredible. I've been eating here off and on for 35 years. The steaks are always tasty and cooked perfectly. When the chef takes your order he makes sure he understands what you want to get it right. They also make suggestions based on the daily specials. The Salad bar is one of the best in the area with numerous choices. The restaurant itself can be loud in some sub-rooms and the flow of waiters and waitresses on a busy night can be head spinning. The layout of the restaurant isn't exactly set up for a good flow pattern but they make it work. I'd like to see them add more craft beers to the beer menu but they do have a fairly descent selection of beer. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Interesting ordering format...very good service and good food..."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "We were a party of 8 and everyone was very pleased with their dinner. Our waiter, Andrew, was very good and was aware of the two requests I made when making the reservation. He brought a dessert with a candle for the birthday person and made sure we were done in time to make an 8 pm show. Very good experience! "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Surprising reading the reviews; this place is far from a 4 or 5-star place. I figured we'd treat mom for Mother's Day early, but what a mistake. The ribeye was overcooked and tough; The butterflied the filet mignon without even asking and overcooked it; and the salad bar had rotten lettuce and spinach. I specifically asked for a quiet table or booth away from the bar, and was seated right near the bar. There were plenty of tables available so there was no excuse for this. There were a few other things that were not good, but I'm just letting you know- don't go here if you can help it... there are so many better places to go if you're going to spend 40 dollars a plate. In fact, Texas Roadhouse would have offered a better quality meal."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We just landed from a long trip to Jamaica and needed good beef. Library is always a winner"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "There is something wrong with the rating system when Library IV receives rankings similar to those given to The Capital Grill and Flemings!!! "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "5 of us went to Easter Brunch at the Library. We were left standing for 10 minutes even though there were plenty of empty tables. Our waitress was very nice but even she mentioned that the kitchen was a bit chaotic. Food was running out, coffee, etc. and she apologized for the wait. The dusty old books really made the place seem a bit unsanitary to be honest. The first course was buffet style and included cereals, fruits, eggs, bacon, sausage, chicken, stuffed shells, etc. typical brunch fare. Then we had a choice of eggs benedict, belgium waffle, or a slice of beef that was served to our table. The food was satisfactory, nothing great. It is fairly dark in this restaurant with dark wood and of course the books lining the walks. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014