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Searhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://searhouse.com/
  • Phone: (201) 292-4612
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 3:00pm,
    Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 3:00pm – 10:00pm,
    Friday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm,
    Sunday: 2:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Come join us on Wednesdays and Thursdays, we have Live Music
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please contact us for any inquiries regarding Private Parties. We have space to host Events from 10ppl to 250 ppl

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Irving Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking offered
A word from Searhouse
Come join us at Searhouse - our Steaks are Prime dry-aged in-house for 28 days and simply melt in your mouth. Our chef brings 20 years of Peter Lugers experience - from dry aging, butchering, and grilling to perfection. We also offer an incredible selection of fresh Seafood and other delights. The Searhouse is an ultra modern restaurant with 2 floors. Once inside you will notice all the glass that surrounds the restaurant. There is a lounge with a state of the art fireplace that has become a conversation centerpiece. Upstairs there is a dining room available for private parties. Stop by the Searhouse and see what all of New Jersey has been talking about. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "Tried Searhouse for Anniversary, based on reviews. We were not disappointed. While a little expensive, our dinner was incredible. Creative dishes presented in beautiful fashion. Food was exquisite. Certainly recommend it. Has to be one of the best restaurants in Northern New Jersey"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Dined on the upstairs outdoor deck for our anniversary dinner. We were seated promptly and were served quickly all night - perhaps too quickly. Could be my perception, but it felt like you had a split second to answer the server when they came around or you were out of luck and they'd move on to what was next. The food was fairly good. Side dishes (mac and cheese and creamed spinach) have bold flavours, which help make up for the very (too?) simply seasoned grilled meat. The entrees came with salad, but it arrived before the proteins... unless you want to plow your way through a plate of just meat, you will want to order a side dish. Enjoyed it enough, but would return to other places for a special occasion before Searhouse, I think."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We had dinner at the new roof top that jest opend we loved it great job the food was good as all the time very consisted my steak was delicious and juicy the hashbrown are the best here Definetly will be back very soon"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Tried this restaurant for a special occasion, had heard the food was very good. It did not disappoint. The server made great personal recommendations - including the tomahawk steak for 2 which was outstanding. Would definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Since our son loves steak we took a chance booking a table for 20 at Searhouse. We had not been there before and knew nobody who had done either. We were in a private room just outside the bar that was comfortable and quiet-ish. We ordered from the prix fixe menu as we had a time limit. The meal was actually delicious and all of our guests enjoyed their food and said they would definitely go there again. There was no music in the room, so it lacked some atmosphere. The lighting was also poor and the center of the large table empty. They could use a little design help on the details. Otherwise it worked out well and we had a great evening."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant in Northern New Jersey. Incredible service and food!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Went with a group of seven. Just in time for price fixed dinner. Great choices, food was excellent. This is the fourth time we've gone. Could not ask for more."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Went on a Saturday night. Seated promptly. Lovely hostess. Pretty room and attentive service. They serve you salad with entree so apps aren't totally necessary. Tuna special was outstanding. Husbands chicken also delish. Would definitely return."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Searhouse is one of our favorite here in Northern NJ. The steaks are always done perfectly without fail. The wine list is solid, although sometimes they are out of what I want. Service is generally good, bit could benefit from a bit more table attention. A suggestion: Offer olive oil with the bread rather than butter (or in addition to)."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I love the bar, its very hip and cool, the food its very nice and service is top notch. I also learned they will open the patio upstairs in a week. I cant wait for that because, in this part of New Jersey we need a place like this. I will be back for some sushi and oysters and a beer upstairs."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I went there on Sunday with my husband and some friends party of five, I had short ribs, oooooo my God they where delicious and my husband had t-bone for one, he said it was perfect overall the food is magnificent, the sides like steak fries and sweet potato fries need some improvements overall great meal. Moreover, the service was amazing and very professional and efficient, the food came on time and in right order, great job overall. I will definitely bring more friends, because those I brought this day loved it."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Checked out lunch menu online. When we got to the restaurant we were told lunch menu is not utilized on Sundays. Took my 80 year old mother to the Ladies Room - no lights but in one stall! I asked for the lunch menu for the kids and they obliged. Bread basket for 11 people only fed 1/2 the table, why not put two? One other table and we waited. When the meals came out half the table was served and 8+ minutes later the other half was served. Three entrees were missing their side dish. We had to ask. We were informed they were out but we were given extra vegetables. Really? Where? And what if I preferred to have my starch? Eleven people ate and no one could say their meal was delicious. Frankly, the whole experience was disappointing."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Good service, good bar, nice food and nice vibe in this place."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Very nice place , bar is big and very nice bug drinks friendly staff and can't go wrong excellent steak ."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The service in this place is great, servers and host are very personable and have great deal of knowledge about food and service. Furthermore, the steaks are one of the best I have tasted in northern New Jersey so far, really nice place."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • " After many attempts at finding a great restaurant to celebrate my anniversary i stumbled across the Searhouse on a hunch i decided to take my fiancée there to try it and to celebrate. While we were there all we could think was how amazing the atmosphere was and how energetic the staff appeared. The knowledge of the staff should also be noted because it was a real treat to have a waiter who knew each and every item on the menu. Then after browsing the menu and sipping back 3 glasses of wine we order our food (The Surf and Turf with Lobster mash and Mushrooms). When we received our food we could not resist but to gobble it all up like heathens and all I can say is wow if there is one restaurant who knows what they are doing it is this place."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The prices are high, but the food is excellent--except a $19.95 appetizer of seafood and avocado consisted of a lot of avocado and very little seafood-(-outrageous at that price) Moderately priced wine list--and their prix fixe lunch and early bird dinner are a good deal--but it would be nice if they changed that menu occasionally."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had not been here for several months and was impressed by the upgrade in all aspects, pasta, seafood and steak were all great, defintely coming back soon."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Even I had a reservation and mentioned at entrance, they didn't mind. Table service was not friendly. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Very good food and the service is very professional, moreover the ambiance is impeccable with modern look and a nice vibe. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Always good great food and we love the bar nice time and good servise "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Excellent dinner the steak is excellent my favored here is porterhouse for two and hash brown onion rings "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Excellent steak here all the time it's getting beter and beter each time se shoos fresh and very good . You got to try it "
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Four friends celebrated birthday here on saturday night. They seated us promptly, service was excellent and unobtrusive-we where able to sit and talk even though it was saturday and it can get a bit busy and hectic at times. The tomahawk steak for 2, which is basically a cowboy steak was amazing, my other two friends had porterhouse for two unbelievable meat dry aged to perfection. Overall this place is amazing and moreover I learned that in like 20 days they will open the patio upstairs, cant wait for that."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "The food is really good, the service is amazing overall great spot, I cant wait to go back, great job sear house team."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "No excuse for "fine dining" restaurant this disorganized and unprepared or for wait staff this brain dead. Service spotty, slow; when someone did show up - after several attempts to flag ANYBODY down - rushed so much he didn't let us finish sentences. Salads, appetizers took forever but were served together, before another long break. Steaks were good meat but salads, sides boring. Who proudly serves "creamed spinach" with no cream in it? Place noisy, not helped when staff sat loud family next to us; after we'd waited ~ hour for our entrees, wait staff ignored us and tried to serve them to the new family about 10 min. after they arrived. At these prices -- no, at ANY price you'd be much happier at any other steak house in North Jersey."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We went for Mothers Day and had a nice booth table by the windows. The main dinning room has two walls of windows so you get a lot of natural light which makes for nice atmosphere if the suns still up. I had steak, my wife had the tuna, kids hhad crab cakes and a burger. All were excellent. Don't recall if they had a kids menu but the waiter offered a number of dishes for the kids (chicken fingers etc...). Deserts were excellent as well. Service was friendly and efficient. We all really enjoyed it. Looking forward to going back again and trying the roof deck when it warms up. Definitely recommend it but be prepared to NYC type prices. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was our first time at this restaurant, and it was mothers day. The ambience is very nice but the service was extremely slow. I can't even say that it was because of mothers day because it wasn't packed at all. A long lag between taking our orders and bringing out the appetizers. I guess I would go back to try again but I wouldn't rush back or say to anyone...."you must try this restaurant" "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I don't ever eat steak, but there is always something delicious for me at this excellent steakhouse. Wonderful service, too."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The biggest issue is the noise level, which on Saturday night of Mother's Day weekend was tremendous, due to a raucous private party going on in the new upstairs "VIP Lounge". Thudding club music and a stomping crowd added a terrible din to the already noisy dining room downstairs. Our waiter had a heavy accent to begin with, so with the noise we couldn't understand his long list of specials (which he recited but is not printed anywhere), and we didn't order any. Food is good, but not great - for these prices it should be. Quality of the ingredients and prep is there but presentation and imagination are lacking. For the price, the dining experience should be gracious and relaxed. It wasn't."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Great Steaks! Good dry aged flavor! Only down side was that our waiter did not know the difference between a Porterhouse and T-bone steak.... "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "This was a first visit to this restaurant which I picked online. We had the best porterhouse steak in a long time. Even though the place was full, the ambiance was relaxed and the service unobtrusive. This is not an inexpensive place but counting everything, its's worth the price. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "...and loved it. They are building a great outdoor space and of course the bar is incredible."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We started our dinner with sushi and drinks we had steak for two it was cooked to perfection we also had brocoli and creamed spinach delicious finished great dinner with capuchino and teramisu. Will go back soon."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Looking for very good food, great service and an ambience that brings NYC style to Bergen County? SEARHOUSE is your place! Really nice place with a fun vibe !"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "I was looking for a steakhouse in Bergen County for my mom's birthday, and Sear House definitely delivered. The steaks (3-person porterhouse and 2-person tomahawk special) were amazing, and even the non-steaks (especially the Chilean sea bass special) were very good. The only reason I'm not giving 5 stars across the board was because it was quite difficult to reach many of the shared items (e.g. the complementary plates, bread, and butter--all of which we needed to basically fling across the table to get them to others) while sitting at the very large 7-person table. The waiter DID eventually bring us another plate when asked, but we all wished there was a lazy susan nonetheless. However, all in all, we had a lovely time!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Did not like potatoes had green peppers on it. Creamed spinach like baby food. Steakhouse that supports a steak for three came on two separate pieces instead of one piece shared "
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "This place definitely sports one of the better steaks in the area, deliciously juicy, rich and surprisingly large. The service is as good as any steakhouse in the city. I will be back very soon to satisfy my eating senses."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Great steak always ,no need to go to the New York City anymore , Friendly staff we love the hostes she makes us fell home ."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Sear is a regular spot for us. Food is consistently good. The service is always a question mark and I still don't know why. There appears to be plenty of staff."
    Dined on 4/12/2014