Boulevard Five72

4.6
1389 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Boulevard Five72 is a New American Restaurant and Banquet Facility conveniently located in the center of Kenilworth. We are proud to announce that since our opening at the end of August 2008 , Boulevard Five72 has gained a reputation as one of the finest restaurants and caterers in our area. The Star Ledger named us runner up for the "Best New Restaurant in New Jersey for 2008" and the New Jersey Monthly just listed us as one of the top 22 Restaurants that you must try! Lastly, we received a review of 3 and 1/2 stars from the Star Ledger in October of 2008.

Boulevard Five72 offers a Contemporary American Menu with Global influences under the direction of Executive Chef and owner Scott Snyder. We have a beautiful lounge, offering a full Bar as well as an extensive Wine List. Our Main Dining Room seats up to 60 guests, our Private Wine Room seats up to 25 guests and our Banquet Room can accommodate up to 150 guests.
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent!

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AlbertY
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent all around. Waiter was knowledgeable and recommendations were great. we largely stuck with the seafood and it was terrific, particularly the seafood risotto which was absolutely perfect. Cocktails were also great, particuarly the Jersey Peach and Boulevard Kiss, and we also enjoyed dessert.

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redadonis
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Firstly, though I reside 30 miles from 572, it is my favorite restaurant in the State. The food is always great. However, the service has slipped for obvious reasons so the dining experience wasn't quite the same. My wife ate their two weeks earlier and had a wonderful lunch but for the service.

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PhilipK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Appetizer, main courses, and dessert were excellent. The server was professional and unobtrusive.

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vipbones
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food and service. Great drinks. David our favorite waiter always takes good care of us.

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vipLmk442
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time I come here, everything is wonderful!!

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vipTommyD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven't been back in awhile since covid. The food was exemplary and and the service that Dave H. provided was outstanding as usual. Dave treats you as if you are family...perhaps even better....lol. His wit, charm, recall and attention to detail is what defines a dining experience.

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vipMXFlash
6 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Mostly very good food. Some refinement needed. One salad was a bit overdressed. The beef tartare was either uninformed or too creative. Chicken and squid salad both very good. Drinks were good. Outdoor dining area a bit sad. Servers were very nice and attentive.

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Lian
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not only was the food amazing the service was outstanding!

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FabFifty
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Lunch menu online is not accurate. Prices much higher in restaurant. Two of five entrees ordered were not as described, ie, missing key ingredients. Server never mentioned that substitutions were being made (at time or ordering, or upon serving the meal). When pointed out, he said "we didn't get that ingredient in today's delivery." Menu was paper - so describing entrees accurately would have easily fixable, or server could have mentioned it at time of ordering. For example, instead of a kale ceasar salad, romaine lettuce was used. Did they think we wouldn't notice? Definitely would have ordered differently had the info been shared in a timely fashion. Others in group thought food was "fine" or "really good" but overpriced. A lovely restaurant, but doubt I'll go back.

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JohnnaT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always great! love the craft cocktails and always innovative cousine!

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vipnbfoodies
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service has always been very good. The food is tasty, cooked perfectly, and presented well. The wine and liquor list is varied enough so that any drinkers should be able to find something they like.

Parking can sometimes be an issue.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing! Sampled all of the oysters with my boyfriend, they were all amazing. We both agreed that blue point were our favorite oysters. He had the Steak and it was great. I had the salmon which I highly recommend. Drinks are great as well. Service was phenomenal. All waiters were attentive and asked if we needed anything. Not just my waiter. Ambiance inside was great, outside not so much. Overall I enjoyed

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, grilled octopus and shrimp salad was delicious as was the roasted chicken dinner.

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manalapan5
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Service was very good, dinner was good, not fantastic. The biggest problem was our credit cards kept getting declined because their cc terminal or WiFi was not working. This was happening with everyone not just us. Finally after 25 minutes the server made a copy of my cc and drivers license which I wasn’t happy about but wanted to get out of there so I agreed to do so. Ruined the evening as it was about 30 minutes of waiting around to pay.

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LonnyF
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience3

We should have left when we first walked in the restaurant smelled HORRIBLE! Like mold and old fish. We ended up eating outside.
The service was good, but the Hostess to the waiters & busboys all seemed like they didn't want to be there. NO SMILES. The specialty drink I got was so disappointing. The appetizers were the only decent thing we ordered. I got the duck and it was absolutely horrible! This was supposed to be a farm-to-table restaurant but I will never go here ever again! The duck was overcooked. the sweet potatoes were spicy and made it seem like a fall/winter dish that I was eating In the summer.
I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND IT! GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!

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AliciaL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dave is the best. Knowledgeable, personable and terrific!

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victoria
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely lunch with a friend. The salmon was delicious and so was the dessert. The waitperson was nice and answered all of our questions. Can’t wait to go back.

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vipThomasN
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place to go!!! You'll enjoy the whole dining experience. Have been there many times and enjoy it more and more ech time.

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sonofdad
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Great for a special occasion

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AngelaW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and at atmosphere was great! Can’t wait to go back!

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vipMagoosmeals
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Once upon a time this must have been an incredible dining experience. Covid (or the neighborhood) haven't been kind. Interior faded and service (even though on a Friday night the place nearly empty) uneven. In a large room seated where we were privy to every moment of a "boys' night out" celebration in the private dining room.
Endive/beet salad great as was the special cerviche appetizer. Companion's filet perfect my veal chop special surprisingly inedible though may be due to my request for cooking it rare since the sauce and sides very good. Dessert likely from outside and dissappointing. Wine list incredibly short, standard, and cheap. Given the lack of business long pause between courses frankly inexcusable. Wait staff clearly trying but needs better supervision/training. Whomever in kitchen appears to be equally trying. If newly opened would say "give it a go and be patient" but this is a restaurant that needs an infusion of knowledgeable expertise and cash.

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vipShenneS
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love everything about this restaurant!

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vipCEBH
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic meal and experience. The service is first class. David is fantastic and ensures our dining experience is exceptional. We love this restaurant & staff.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Brunch! Great Service!

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JeffW
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was superb and ther food delicious. I can't say enough boe much we enjoyed our meal.

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CarlaM
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience2

While the dinner was tasty, upon arrival, the hostess had no personality.

Our evening was to celebrate my dad's 85th birthday, which I mentioned in the notes when I made the reservation.

Despite a 5:15 arrival for a 5:30 pm seating, they sat us in the area just off the staircase for private events, one of which soon broke up and another which started after we were seated a while. Noisy and distracting. Not a good first impression. Not sure why we were put there at the early arrival time either.

Water girl and waiter were excellent. Food was solidly good, but not for the prices.

We frequent fine dining establishments, so can say this does not qualify as such, and because the overall experience was that it was noisy and distracting, not to mention pricing was quite inflated, we will not be returning.

Would rather spend this amount at Scalini Fedeli in Chatham, where it will be a positive overall experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always enjoyable. delicious octopus salad, roast chicken, chocolate cake and fabulous martinis.

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vipChristo
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for a birthday dinner. Service was outstanding. Food was incredible. Highly recommend!

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JMacD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Server was very personable and professional and food was very good.

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LisaO
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

enjoyed food and atmosphere. Service was very good and everyone attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wonderful evening.
Great food.
Impeccable service by Dave!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing… We went for Father’s Day they were very accommodating as well as great service

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vipJoyceO
Austin
8 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Duck breast was absolutely delicious! Tender and tasty. Dessert yummy. Noise level high. Will go back although not close to home.

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Roz19
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Service; excellent food, great atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First time at this restaurant. Menu on line looked interesting. The specials were fabulous. Great service. We ate outdoors under a tent in their parking lot. Not fancy, but comfortable and friendly. A definitive go back in the future

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time, food was delicious, thank you!

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vipRanjeetV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Boulevard Five72 didn't disappoint. Tonight was a burger and cocktails kind of night and the burgers were cooked perfectly. Service was on point as always!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for all meals but Its become our go to brunch spot. The family style option is great! They’re always super accommodating and the staff is always friendly! We bring our kids as a treat for a “fancy brunch” and they go crazy over the beignets.

FAQs

Boulevard Five72 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (908) 709-1200.

Boulevard Five72 is rated 4.6 stars by 1389 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.