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  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.rednj.com
  • Email: info@rednj.com
  • Phone: (732) 741-3232
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00-10:30pm, Friday - Saturday 5:00-11:00pm, Sunday 3:00-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Sushi
  • Executive Chef: Eric Yegelwel
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, 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, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: red Restaurant and Lounge offers sushi catering!!! Please visit the website or call the restaurant for more information! Our sushi chef will prepare the freshest of sushi for your event. We can recommend the amount of pieces to suit your party and provide convenient pick up times to keep the optimum level of freshness.
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accommodate private parties from 10 to 200, with a variety of passed hors d'oeuvres and platters. We can also customize our menu for the perfect multiple course dinner. The Events Coordinator will work with your to make your event perfect and everything you want it to be!
  • Private Party Contact: Kiera (732) 741-3232
  • Entertainment: "Join the Club"
    Become a member of red's wine club and receive 50% off bottles every Tuesday and 25% off the rest of the week.

    Monday: Choose from a list of 20 wines by the bottle for $20 each.
    Happy Hour in the lounge 4-7pm.

    Tuesday: 50% off bottles of wine for wine club members. FREE corkage for wine club members.
    Happy Hour in the lounge 4-7pm.

    Wednesday: 3 course menu for $30.
    Happy Hour in the lounge 4-7pm.

    Thursday: Tapas menu available.
    ALL NIGHT Happy Hour.
    Live Jazz in the upstairs lounge 7-10pm.
    (See website for schedule)

    Friday-Saturday: Happy Hour in the lounge 4-7pm.
    DJ's in the lounge 10pm-1am.

    Sunday: 1/2 off glasses of wine and pitchers of sangria.
    Happy Hour in the lounge 4-7pm.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Bridal Showers, Birthday Parties, Corporate Functions, Anniversary Parties, Rehearsal Dinners, Bar Mitzvahs... any and all events will be given the time and attention they need. We customize any and all events to fit your needs!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Front Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is street parking up and down Broad Street, but for those looking for a "sure thing", there is a 5 story parking facility located 200 yards from our front door. It is located on the corner of West Front Street and Globe Court and costs $5.00. Please see the website for directions.
A word from Red
Experience our New American cuisine in the warmth of our sophisticated, multi-tiered restaurant. After dinner, venture upstairs for a drink in our sleek, comfortable lounge.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "red consistently provides terrific food in an upscale yet comfortable manner. The service was attentive and overall the experience was very enjoyable."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great dinner at Red. Server was friendly and efficient...made an excellent suggestion for an appetizer. Food was great...nice size portions...barramundi special was tasty. Monday night is $20 for a bottle of wine...fantastic deal. Have dined at Red many times and will definitely go back!! Only suggestion would be to have a more diverse dessert menu...kind of boring... so my husband and I only ordered a coffee and a cappucino."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "good all around food and atmosphere. the duck taco was great. very friendly and attentive staff. great place to sit and talk. they did not rush you."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "This has been one of my favorite restaurants in my community and I feel that the dinner was very poor. The salmon was barely edible. I hope this was an aberration."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "The ambience was nice and the service was great. The food was very good."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We don't remember this place being so spectacular...is there a new chef in the house? The wine list was great - we had a Syrah from Sonoma. The appetizer list was hard to choose from because everything looked so good. We finally decided to split the lobster rolls. They were sensational! Then we moved onto a warm goat cheese and arugula salad that was delicious. We both decided on one of the specials - the Halibut dish. It had to be the best Halibut that we have ever had...as a matter of fact, this is probably the best meal that we have ever had in any area restaurant!!! And of course, what could be better than splitting a piece of red velvet cheese cake for desert!!! We can't wait to return!!!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Seating is ridiculously close together. Great ambiance drowned out by the conversation of the people sitting, practically with you, to your right and left. Appetizer of shrimp cocktail - shrimp were small and seemed frozen not fresh, nothing to write home about. Entree of encrusted tuna was fantastic. Seating is way too tight for the price you pay."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food was below par to say the least, not to mention that when our main course came to the table it was warm at best. The service was the worst I have ever received in my entire 30 years of eating out. So bad, that I left a 10% tip and that was extremely generous."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The décor is trendy but the lack of isolation meant that every time the front door opened, a cold blast of air would enter the bar and dining room. The menu was good, nice wine list, but the food was unremarkable. Not bad, mind you – just nothing to recommend. I ordered the filet mignon and my wife ordered the scallops. The steak was ordered medium rare, came out so overcooked that it went back, came out the second time rare, which was more or less ok, but still not as ordered. The side dish, cauliflower au gratin, was very good. The scallops were ok – but again, nothing to come back for. Price was reasonable for the area, but this type of restaurant/food/value is a dime a dozen. Would gladly have paid more for a memorable experience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "came here on valentine's day .. had reservations, got seated right away even though it was fairly busy. food was great, service was excellent. would definitely recommend to a friend."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Always a good dinner at Red. This has been our go to restaurants for years and continues to keep the menu fresh. We had the duck special and the tuna dinner. Both were great and service was very good."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "$30 for 3 courses is a really good deal. Everything we had was delicious and nicely presented. Drinks are expensive which of course adds to the total. Will definitely be back."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "I enjoyed the ambiance and the attentive service. I had the ravioli and I am looking forward to having it again. My date had the filet mignon and enjoyed it. The dining was at a relaxed pace."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Red. We were seated upstairs in a small dining section with Simon as our waiter. The menu and specials were well described and everything sounds amazing. We had the special Red grilled cheese, a sushi roll and the goat cheese salad for apps. Everything was fresh and had excellent flavor. My husband had the steak special for dinner and I had the pork chop, both were delicious. We were too full for dessert, but there were some nice choices. Simon was an awesome server, made a great night even better. Looking forward to returning!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We went to red on a sunday night for my dad's birthday. We've been here before, and have never had a bad experience and this night was no different. Our table ordered different signature cocktails that everyone loved! For appetizers we split some sushi rolls and they were delicious! (especially front street roll) I had the scallops and my dad had the tuna. The sea food was fresh and full of flavor. We even finished the night off with the chocolate dessert which was also amazing!. Red is a great restaurant that has consistantly top notch service, food and drinks. I highly recommend to anyone!"
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "Wine tasting dinners are so much better. Was very dissapointed not rushing back."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Red after a show at Count Basie. We had a reservation for 6:30 and were seated promptly. Our waitress arrived at the table just a few shirt moments after. She was very attentive and had great knowledge of the menu. I ordered the French onion soup, and she the flat bread. Both were outstanding. For dinner she ordered the wharf street roll and the reckless street roll. She raved about both. I ordered the chocolate this chile short rib, the best short rib I have ever eaten. The ambience of Red is awesome , noise level was fine for a Saturday night. We weren't rushed at all and left very satisfied. Definitely recommend Red!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Food quality was outstanding; service was marginal. Our server was personable but it didn't appear she was ever trained. Our waters were not refilled and she failed to bring my wife's glass of wine; it appeared she had too many tables to service. Additionally, when they brought my wife soup, they failed to provide a spoon. As we waited patiently as the soup formed a skin, we eventually flagged her down and she brought a table spoon (not soup spoon). When my wife said "thanks", her reply was "no problem". Yet in my opinion there was a problem.? We expect exceptional service when dining at a quality restaurant. We still left a 25% tip understanding that her lack of attention was likely not her fault but the fault of those who trained her."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Had dinner with my husband. Cocktails were amazing and so was my husbands dish of crusted Tuna, but my chocolate thai short ribs wth coconut risotto was terrible. There was no bone on the plate and it was very bland and tasted like pot roast. Short ribs is one of my favorite dishes so I know what its suppose to taste like. Also service was spotty as our waitress did not advise to us on specials or the flavors of the butters put on the table with the bread. Yet the other waiters did this for their tables as we overheard and was disappointed as we would of like to try the specials. We will give Red one more try since we have heard such good things about it."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Had an early New Year's Eve dinner - sat in the upstairs dining room - very nice atmosphere. This was our third or fourth visit - the food is very good, the restaurant is very attractive - tables in the main dining room are a little close to each other but the noise level is not bad. Service is very attentive. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We,ve been at RED many times. Each time was very enjoyable. The waitress we had this time knew what our drinks and appetizers were before we said anything. She was so nice and courteous. We really did appreciate having her as a waitress. All and all I would highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Attentive and knowledgeable staff. Good food and drinks. Was not rushed on a busy Saturday night. Look forward to another evening in the future."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Food delicious and superlatively presented. Enjoyed the ambiance and the sublime understatement of the decor...being the Christmas holiday......especially noting the decorated sconces. Waitress was bubbly and eager to please."
    Dined on 12/4/2013
  • "Red offers delicious seafood and sushi. Their offerings include original combinations you won't find other places. Great for any occasion including dinner before a show at Count Basie."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "I ordered one of the specials of the evening - Baramundi. This Australian fish, which is one of my favorites, was done perfectly. We had never been to Red before, but we will certainly go back."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Went to Red for the first time on Sunday night. The food was fantastic - a real surprise after reading some of the recent reviews. We each had something different and were very pleased. Plus, Sunday is 1/2 price glass of wine - an unexpected bonus. Our server was charming, very helpful but overall the service was a little slow - especially considering that the place was almost empty - so who knows how long you'd need to wait on a busy Saturday or Friday night but we had a very relaxing and tasty meal. Will definitely go back again."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "The food was superb and the atmosphere was great. This is the third time we have been there and each time was more enjoyable than the next. Our server twice was Beth and she was excellent. I would definitely put this at the top of my list."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "The food was ok, the portions, for the price was not. The menu was small, The service was ok. I would not eat there again."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Never been to Red but found the ambiance very nice. I noticed Open tables is listed specials and noted they had a pre-fixxe for $30 tonight (Wednesday). Sushi appetizer was excellent and enjoyed the salmon and bok choi. Typically don't eat dessert but came with meal which too was good. By the way, they had a bread selection with a carrot butter and some time of oil that was fantastic! Yum! They also offered a pairing of wines for $15. The wines chosen were pretty good but small poors of ~ 2oz. Would have preferred selecting my own glass to appreciate over the entire meal. All in all, I was pleased with the meal!"
    Dined on 9/25/2013
  • "Great time as always, I have eaten here 5-6 times now, I have always had a great time, definitely recommend it."
    Dined on 6/30/2013
  • "If you want a good steak go to Danny's Food and service good but not remarkable."
    Dined on 9/1/2013