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Best American Restaurants in Clifton


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A photo of White Castle - Clifton restaurant
Very Good(6)
Price: Moderate
• American • Clifton
Fine dining is back at White Castle this Valentine’s Day and craviiiier than ever! From steamy Sliders to decadent desserts you’re guaranteed to impress that special someone (or crew) you love so much! So step up your game and dine with us a la carte or dig into The Love Clutch Collection full of delicious delights. Give the special Cravers in your life the royal treatment at White Castle on February 14th. Because everyone wants to hear those three little words: We’re. Getting. Sliders. P.S. Here are a few lines to help set the mood—FREE OF CHARGE: I only have fries for you Mozzstix & chill? You’re my crave-orite I’d put a Chicken Ring on it
A photo of Halcyon Brasserie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Montclair
Booked 40 times today
Halcyon Brasserie definitely stands out as an exceptional contemporary American cuisine restaurant. The glowing reviews emphasize the attention to quality and creativity in the food, with items like coconut shrimp sushi roll, truffle parmesan fries, seafood paella, and watermelon burrata salad being hailed as exquisite. The restaurant ensures a memorable experience by providing not only superior cuisine but also an enchanting ambiance, including cozy booths and live music. However, some patrons found the noise level and lighting to be less than ideal. Patrons also highlighted the commendable service staff who were attentive, helpful, and friendly. Not only the food selection, but its espresso martini and other potent drinks have also gathered praise. The restaurant is mentioned as a preferred choice for special occasions, thanks to its upscale and lovely atmosphere.
A photo of Tio Taco + Tequila - Clifton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Clifton
Booked 2 times today
A photo of Matisse 167 restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rutherford
Booked 13 times today
Cafe Matisse is a gem of Contemporary American cuisine. With reviewers praising its "inventive menu," "creative and delicious food," and "masterful execution," it's clear why the restaurant has captured the hearts of many. Highly recommended dishes include the Chilean sea bass, crab cake, and smoked duck—each having left an unforgettable impression on diners. The ambiance of Cafe Matisse also adds to the dining experience, with its charming and inviting atmosphere. As noted by numerous reviewers, the service is top-notch, with adjectives such as "helpful," "friendly," and "attentive" recurring in their reviews. Diners also lauded the "outstanding dining experience" Cafe Matisse consistently delivers. This establishment is a must-visit for lovers of contemporary American gastronomy.
A photo of Vesta Wood-Fired restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • East Rutherford
Vesta Wood-Fired is a highly regarded Italian restaurant known for its authentic Italian cuisine and excellent customer service. Enthusiastic reviews highlight the delicious authenticity of its dishes, with many patrons particularly praising the brick oven pizza, claiming it's just like in Italy. The menu offerings like grilled artichokes, calamari frittata, clams oregonata, and Italian meatballs have all been described as immaculately prepared and extremely delicious. The excellent service, with attentive and informative waitstaff, is regularly noted, enhancing diners' experience. The ambiance of Vesta Wood-Fired contributes to a lovely dining environment, making it a sought-after destination for those seeking a taste of Italy.
A photo of Biggie's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Carlstadt
Booked 12 times today
Biggie's is highly recognized for its excellent American cuisine, providing a wide variety of delectable dishes that satisfy different taste buds. The menu consists of an array of American classics such as New England Clam Chowder, Caesar Salad, and a selection of burgers. Even seafood lovers have numerous options like East Coast Oysters, Lobster Bisque, and a unique Biggie's Clam Pizza. Reviewers frequently praise the restaurant's “great food” with "so many options," "great service," and "excellent ambiance." Infusing the traditional American cuisine with a modern twist, Biggie’s successfully caters to their customers' diverse palates. Many reviews mention the "fresh, hot" food, "minimal wait time," and "efficient service," making Biggie’s a beloved destination for American cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of The Shannon Rose of Clifton restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Clifton
Booked 6 times today
Located in Clifton, The Shannon Rose is renowned for its excellent Irish cuisine. The restaurant has been praised in reviews for its authentic Irish meals, with delightful mentions of dishes like Shepards Pie and Corned Beef & Cabbage, and a wide selection of Irish Whiskey. The establishment is also recognized for its great service, reasonable pricing, and warm atmosphere reminiscent of a local Irish pub. Customers appreciate the wide variety of food options, catering to different dietary needs with options for both vegans and meat-lovers. The Shannon Rose ensures a welcoming and pleasant dining experience with its friendly and accommodating staff.
A photo of Ivy Inn Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Hackensack
Booked 6 times today
Ivy Inn Restaurant & Bar offers an exceptional American dining experience, lauded by customers for its wonderful food, cozy atmosphere, and top-notch service. Patrons frequently highlight the quality of its steak special, as well as its weekly specials that never disappoint, indicating an impressive adherence to the staples of American cuisine. The restaurant also stands out for its accommodating nature, even cooking specially for customers with food allergies. The Ivy Inn has been serving excellent food for over 15 years, borne out by numerous customer reviews, with one stating it "never has let me down." With much-praised decor and a welcoming ambiance, it provides a delightful location for romantic dinners, brunches, and memorable holiday experiences.
A photo of Walnut Street Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Montclair
Booked 7 times today
Walnut Street Kitchen is a highly-acclaimed dining destination in Montclair renowned for its top-tier Contemporary Italian cuisine. Many patrons attest to the exceptional quality of the dishes, with favorites including the swordfish, crab cake, and the pork chop. The chef's innovative culinary approach is highly praised, with dishes showcasing unique flavors and fresh, local ingredients. Diners find the menu to be creative with incredible attention to detail. Customers also commend the wonderful service and relaxing ambience, with one calling it a "true gem." The restaurant also caters to vegan customers, offering a good selection of vegan options on the menu. Walnut Street Kitchen is also noted for its excellent, specialized vegan options, making it a versatile dining spot.
A photo of Sergio's Missione restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Lodi
Booked 1 time today
Sergio's Missione, located on Mercer Street in Lodi, is an exquisite Italian restaurant that offers consistently excellent cuisine. Praised by patrons for its exceptional dishes ranging from delightful appetizers to beautifully presented entrees and desserts, the authenticity of its Italian cuisine is unmatched. The stuffed artichokes and Old-fashioned pasta come highly recommended. The ambiance is a replica of an Italian grotto, complete with religious-themed objects and warm globe-shaped Moroccan lamps. Its service is highly commendable with staff that is always friendly and accommodating. With so many Italian restaurants in North Jersey, Sergio's Missione stands out, making it a must-visit for lovers of good, authentic Italian food.
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