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Party Size
For 2
7:00 PM
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Booked 6 times today


1595 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Romantic (19)
  • Creative Cuisine (13)
  • Good for a Date (13)
New American Cuisine served in a warm, passionate, romantic atmosphere. (Tented canopy seating requires a minimum of 5 guests). Voted for Best Cocktail, Most Romantic and Best Girls Night Out. Recently won Best Crab Cake in NJ competition.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5PM - 10PM
Thursday - Saturday 5PM - 11PM
Sundays Closed for Private Events
Lounge open till 2AM.
*Late night lounge menu offered until one hour pass the last seating for the dining room

Private Parties Welcome
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Phone number
(201) 556-1530
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Thomas Ciszak
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Cross street
Arcadian Avenue
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DJ every Saturday from 10PM to Midnight
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Special events & promotions
Join our Wine Club. Log on to our website and enter your email address. Monthly wine dinners with special guests.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Chakra Restaurant welcomes private parties and special events seven days a week. Whether hosting a business meeting, corporate event, or a private party for 2 to 200 guests, Chakra provides the perfect environment.

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What 1595 People Are Saying
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Beautifully prepared meal. The lobster cake was extraordinary. A perfect night

2.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Made a reservation a month in advance. They called the day before Valentines Day looking for a credit card and to tell us that it was $112pp(over $300 in the end for 2 with no alcohol). At that point we had no other choice but to accept. When I pushed back "It is list on our website and you should have checked" not handled very well guys. Restaurant well appointed. Four courses were served with many options for each, all i chose were very good. The waitress, who was brought in just for that night had a big smile and was very helpful. Probably was the pivotal thing that kept the night from being a complete disaster. After 3 hours that went by quickly I had to get up and ask someone for our dessert. I was told the kitchen was backed up. Any other night the time would not have been an issue but on this night it was important to be home early and in bed. Pretty pricey for the experience.

Rina (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This restaurant is New Jersey’s gem. The food is absolutely delicious and great quality. Waiters are always so friendly and courteous. The chefs wife is very nice and always friendly when walking into the restaurant. This is one of the best restaurants I have experienced and I have come to this restaurant so many times that I lost track. AMAZING FOOD QUALITY AND SERVICE!!!!!!

DateNight (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day here is a must!

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Second time doing their Valentine’s menu and was disappointed that the menu was pretty much the same menu as last year. Such a shame for management to not invest in a special menu. Same boring desserts too. Not delicious at all. Just looks so fancy but tastes so weird and bland. Ambiance is what keeps tricking us to come back. Wish they would take advantage of what they have and actually make really yummy food.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Overpriced food that was just ok. $28 for a small ounce or so of FARMED salmon and a small side salad with vinaigrette. My date had black pasta and shrimp that was about the same price and it was bland. The ambiance is nice.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

They seemed short staffed yesterday. Our waiter was great, it seemed like there were people from management walking around, but not helping. Usually service is awesome though.

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Everything was great. The only issue I had was a couple that had a reservation time of 15 minutes later than mine was seated prior to my date and I being seated.

vipRichardT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Still an excellent restaurant after many years with the spiced sea bass being a particularly subtle but tasty dish. Sushi options were also a hit. Funky Yoga decor, makes for a great romantic dinner.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Fantastic service! Server knew everything the restaurant had to offer. Wide selection of wine and mixed drinks; I recommend the habanero margarita. Great place for a special occasion or important business meal .

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

I’ve been here before. The food was not as good this time. Really disappointing. Also, the waiters were so busy and distracted. Took them almost 30 min to take our order. Later with the dessert menu, it was given to us, but the waited didn’t come back for 25 minutes.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Over priced sub par food. Two items we ordered we so fatty that we couldn't eat them. I would have ordered a replacement, but our service we was so bad that or server didn't come over to the table- it was 25 minutes after the food had been brought to the table that he checked in with us about the appetizer. He took a drink order from us when he removed the inedible appetizer, our main meal came and the wine that was ordered still hadn't arrived. The main meal included mushrooms- an allergy that he was informed about. Yet again 20-30 minutes passed before he came to the table to check on the food (still not having brought the drinks) Don't waste your time or money on this place

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

The wait for our table was short, the staff was knowledgeable and helpful, the decor was exquisite but the wonderful tasty ribeye was too fatty. The side dishes were also excellent. So, be wary about your main entree.

vipLarryB (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was,as usual, outstanding. Service was subpar. We were forgotten for long stretches of time and had to search for waiter. All in all though, we would still return

mginsb1 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed a delicious New Years Eve meal. While they offered a limited set 3-course menu, there were plenty of options to please the palate. We each opened with a cocktail (the pear/nutty martini was superior). For food I started with the squash soup, then lamb shank (which was cooked to perfection) and the chocolate brioche. The hubby had the lobster/shrimp appy, salmon (again served as ordered- seared), and the goats milk cheesecake (not a favorite). The waiter was pleasant and helpful. Food was delivered in a timely fashion, but not too rushed. The ambiance here is always exceptional. Due to the holiday, there was an automatic gratuity included (almost $40)- so I was glad that I checked the bill, because there was no mention of this and there was still the line to add a gratuity when I signed to pay by credit card. So even though everyone was lovely to us and the food was wonderful- I felt like I saved myself from being taken a little advantage of. Overall Chakra is a great place for a special evening of higher end fine dining.