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A photo of Halcyon Brasserie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Montclair
Booked 20 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 The Shannon Rose of Clifton restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Clifton
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 Tio Taco + Tequila - Clifton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Clifton
Booked 8 times today
A photo of The Brookdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Bloomfield, New Jersey
Booked 8 times today
The Brookdale has acquired a stellar reputation for its incredible American comfort food. Patrons rave about their dining experiences, with one acclaiming, "One of the best cheeseburgers I've had the pleasure of trying." The restaurant offers a refreshing twist on traditional cuisine, such as their signature Korean BBQ Tacos-birria style. Not only does The Brookdale excel in food, their attentive, friendly staff and the pleasant dining ambiance contribute to the overall experience. As one review expressed, "We love The Brookdale!! Everything about our experience is always stellar!!" The Brookdale's consistent ability to create satisfying, innovative dishes paired with great service makes it a superb choice for American cuisine.
A photo of The Highlawn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • West Orange
Booked 24 times today
The Highlawn is acclaimed for its distinctive American cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews from customers, emphasizing its excellent food and service. One patron noted, "the food was really good and would definitely come back," while another celebrated the restaurant's "typical American fare." A variety of dishes like the Black Sea Bass and the Chilean Sea Bass, oysters, and tomahawk steak are praised for their quality and taste. The restaurant’s high-quality service is consistently pointed out in reviews, with one customer stating: "Service was amazing. The food (crabcakes, tuna tartare, steak) were all excellent and cooked to perfection." Its ambiance and stunning views of the NYC skyline further enhance the dining experience at The Highlawn, making it a must-visit for lovers of American cuisine.
A photo of Matisse 167 restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rutherford
Booked 6 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 Alto Rooftop restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Montclair
Booked 21 times today
Alto Rooftop shines as a premier cocktail bar, boasting an impressive variety of cocktails, local beers and a modern ambiance. The bar's panoramic view of Manhattan, elevated by its rooftop location, adds a unique touch to the overall experience. Patrons laud the excellent service, flavorful food, and particularly, the innovative cocktails - with favorites such as "Palomo" and "Goodfella". The venue's vibe is enhanced by special touches like firepits and table fires, which provide warmth on chilly evenings. Emphasis on safety measures amidst COVID-19 has further garnered positive reviews. Overall, Alto Rooftop promises an enjoyable experience with delicious cocktails and food, set against a stunning backdrop of the cityscape.
A photo of Sweet T's Southern Eatery restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Montclair
Booked 6 times today
Sweet T's Southern Eatery is a delightful spot for authentic Southern cuisine. The restaurant has garnered rave reviews for its delicious "soul food", including acclaimed dishes such as beef ribs, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, and collard greens. According to patrons, the eatery offers "exceptional food and service" in a "lovely, relaxed environment". It is also known for its "superb" Southern staples like fried wings, shrimp and grits, and fried catfish. One reviewer even claimed that Sweet T's offers "Southern Cooking at its best". The "welcoming and fun" atmosphere and "tasty food" make it a must-visit for lovers of Southern cuisine.
A photo of Walnut Street Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Montclair
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 White Castle - Newark - Broadway restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Newark
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
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