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Best American Restaurants in South Plainfield


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A photo of Steakhouse 85 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 42 times today
Steakhouse 85 consistently offers a top-notch dining experience, with numerous patrons praising its exceptional service and expertly prepared steaks. The restaurant is lauded for cooking filet mignons to perfection, with the porterhouse for two and delmonico steak also receiving high praise. In addition to the steak, a variety of entrées, seafood, and appetizers like bacon and crab claw cocktail impress guests with their brilliant seasoning and preparation. The atmosphere is described as a combination of a relaxed neighborhood restaurant and a sophisticated Manhattan night out. Notably, the staff's professionalism, knowledge, and attention to detail contribute significantly to the superior dining experience at Steakhouse 85.
A photo of The Frog and the Peach restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 35 times today
"The Frog and the Peach" is renowned for its exceptional American cuisine. It is located in New Brunswick, where it is highly revered as a "culinary titan". The restaurant stands out for the harmony of its menu— every food item and wine, according to one reviewer, not only fits together but also compliments each other. Patrons lauded the French execution with Asian refinement in dishes like perfectly seared duck breast with black rice, kimchi, and a duck confit spring roll. The restaurant's Asian pear salad also gathers praise for its appearance and taste. This restaurant offers a unique culinary experience and is described as a "raucous, brazen carnival of textures, flavors, and aroma." Overall, The Frog and the Peach provides top-tier American cuisine that leaves customers eager to return.
A photo of Metuchen Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Metuchen
Booked 16 times today
Metuchen Inn is renowned for its exceptional contemporary American cuisine, as expressed through the glowing reviews of its diverse clientele. The staff's consistent warm welcome is noted, along with the remarkable quality of both their service and dishes. Over the years, Metuchen Inn seems to have established itself as the go-to restaurant for special occasions, with its inviting atmosphere and immaculate service. Reviewers laud the freshness and well-seasoned nature of their meals, ranging from Calamari and Eggplant Rollatini to Rack of Lamb and Black Cod, all paired fittingly with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Even the smallest details, such as the olives in martinis, indicate their dedication to a top-tier dining experience. The restaurant exhibits a certain charm that captivates diners for hours, leading to consistently wonderful meals and lasting memories. This commitment to quality and consistency in fine dining truly solidifies Metuchen Inn's place in American cuisine.
A photo of Victoria’s Tratta Italiano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 9 times today
Victoria's Tratta Italiano has garnered rave reviews for its superb Italian cuisine. Customers have lavishly praised their perfectly cooked filet mignon and excellent chicken Caesar salad, while hailing their pasta dishes as "really good". The restaurant also offers different selections of delicious pizza with a perfect brick oven crust, which have been highly recommended by patrons. Their large portion sizes and beautiful decor also add to the overall dining experience. Reviewers complimented the service, describing the staff as "helpful and courteous", and appreciated the convenience of easy parking. Victoria’s Tratta Italiano, formerly known as Panico's, is highly recommended for those seeking an authentic and enjoyable Italian cuisine experience.
A photo of Saly G's Restaurant & Tavern restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Warren
Booked 10 times today
Saly G's Restaurant & Tavern, located in Warren, NJ, is consistently praised for its authentic Italian cuisine and excellent service. The restaurant is particularly renowned for its magical gnocchi, prepared by Chopped champion Joe Gramaglia. As one 100% Italian reviewer stated, Gramaglia's gnocchi is nothing short of baffling – light and akin to 'pillows'. Other praised dishes include parma sandwich, flounder special, and daily specials like lasagna and short ribs. While known for its traditional Italian meat, seafood, and pasta dishes, Saly G's also offers creative reimaginations of Italian fare. The welcoming atmosphere, generous servings, and professional servers further elevate the dining experience. Whether you're planning a special occasion or simply want a quality Italian meal, Saly G's is a great choice.
A photo of Clydz restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 12 times today
Clydz's consistent excellence in providing high-quality Contemporary American cuisine is clearly expressed throughout numerous reviews. With customers frequently returning, it's evident that Clydz successfully combines fascinating flavors in dishes like the Brontosaurus Short Rib and Chicken Parmesan Pizza. Their menu also includes exotic options such as duck breast, arctic char, and alligator, appreciated by daring diners. Its unique and extensive cocktail menu is a highlight, underlined by comments such as "The cocktail menu is unrivaled". On top of the food and drinks, Clydz's staff are praised for their superb service and knowledge. One reviewer summed up, "Clydz stays in business despite an obscure location because it nails service, food, and ambience." Indicating Clydz's commitment to providing the best Contemporary American meals.
A photo of Fat Cactus restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 11 times today
Fat Cactus in New Brunswick, NJ is the epitome of delectable Mexican cuisine. The offerings range from the vibrant and creamy guacamole to the zesty tacos, bursting with flavor. A favorite among customers is the innovative Cactus Margarita and the unique strawberry mango salsa. Reviewers rave about the authenticity of the food and the variety, including ample vegetarian options. The ambiance is described as both fun and relaxing, matching the lively spirit of Mexican culture. Combining great food, a festive atmosphere, and friendly service, Fat Cactus has become a beloved fixture in New Brunswick's dining scene. Many patrons have recommended it and look forward to many more visits.
A photo of Nauti Cajun Crab restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Metuchen
Booked 18 times today
Known for its impressive seafood dishes, Nauti Cajun Crab is a gem for seafood lovers. Visitors highly praise its tasty seafood boil with their signature Nauti sauce and delectable seafood fried rice. Reviewers continue to rave about its great quality seafood, chastising the perfect seasoning and excellent service. The seafood for two, in particular, is a favorite, featuring generous portions beautifully executed with spices of your preference. Moreover, the enchanting atmosphere of the restaurant has been complimented by many, making it a recommended destination for a pleasant date night. From New Zealand mussels with garlic sauce to generous crab legs, shrimps, and mussels, Nauti Cajun Crab inarguably offers a delightful seafood dining experience.
A photo of White Castle - South Plainfield restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Edison
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 Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • New Brunswick
Booked 4 times today
Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe serves an exquisite American cuisine, highly acclaimed in numerous customer reviews. The customers celebrate their fantastic culinary experiences, highlighting the tasty food like the burger, pulled pork sandwich, and beer cheddar burger. The menu is so diverse that anyone could easily find a meal of their preference. Diners also appreciate the affordable prices. The restaurant is also known for the friendly and attentive service, adding to the overall quality of the dining experience. Many guests have expressed their intention to revisit, proving the restaurant's worth. With its exceptional food and service, Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe is a compelling representation of the finest American cuisine.
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