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About Esty Street

A fine dining staple on the Bergen County restaurant scene since 1992... New ownership and recently renovated interior resembling a "swank private club" makes this restaurant a truly luxurious dining experience! The Eclectic American" menu features classic dishes with an inventive twist and sometimes international flair!

86 Spring Valley Road
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm.

Sunday Brunch: 12:00PM - 4:00PM.

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30PM - 10:00PM,
Friday - Saturday: 5:30PM - 11:00PM,
Sunday 5:00PM - 9:00PM.

Lounge: Monday - Saturday: 5:00PM to Closing,

Sunday: 12:00PM to Closing.

Cross Street:
Fremont Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(201) 307-1515

Website:
http://www.estystreet.com/

Parking Details:
Ample on-site parking is available.

Executive Chef:
Jaime Luna

Private Party Facilities:
Are you planning a special birthday or anniversary dinner, a wedding rehersal dinner, a shower or buisness lunch? Esty Street offers a superb intimate venue for up to 70 guests. We offer that "private club atmosphere".
We'll tailor your event providing cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, wine and customized event menus. Our servers are trained to anticipate your every need and make your event a memorable one.

Esty Street is available for private parties on Saturday afternoons and all day on Sundays. Private parties can be arranged at other times by contacting the restaurant in advance.

Private Party Contact:
Kim Costagliola: (201) 307-1515

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Are you planning a special birthday or anniversary dinner, wedding rehersal, shower or business lunch? Esty Street offers a superb intimate venue for up to 70 guests. We offer that "private club atmosphere".
Call Kim Costagliola to discuss your details.

Esty Street Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (19)
Special Occasion (18)
Notable Wine List (17)
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Cozy (17)
Romantic (17)
Good for a Date (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Bar Seating (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Business Meals (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Seasonal (5)
Authentic (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Fun (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vegan (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
People Watching (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

as regulars to Esty Street, I am almost hesitant to let too many people know how good this restaurant is. we lived in NYC for over 10 years and I still work in NYC and there are very few places in NJ that completely hold their own with best NYC restaurants. However, Esty Street food is consistently of that high quality and simply is outstanding. From the lobster caesar, tuna tartar, octopus, hen of the woods mushrooms, steak, tuna, salmon and always with a long list of specials, we always say wow, so glad NJ has such a local place. In addition, amazing dirty martini’s w blue cheese or pickle stuffed olives or other drinks seal the deal for us. Several varieties of fresh bread with interesting pesto or butter nice way to start. Steve the manager is always friendly, positive, eager to make sure everyone is as happy as possible and have a fun night. When tables are unavailable the bar is a great place to eat as well with a cool fire behind the bar.

Tags: Happy Hour, People Watching, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Perfect every time. Ambiance, food and service well worth it. Elegant, friendly homie feel. The fireplace behind the bar is a great touch. If you haven't dined at Esty Street your missing out.
We will be back!!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Vegan, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 6 days ago

Keep driving. That says it all. The rest is redundant

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentine’s Day dinner $300 left hungry and annoyed

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

This was my my third time to Esty. We love it everyone we go. This time it was Valentine’s Day. Everything was delicious. From the wine to the scallops with pate and Chilean sea bass with risotto. The red velvet mousse cake was also terrific.
So happy when we discovered this little gem a few years ago and a Ridgewood kitchen tour. The owners were serving fig,onion,bacon jam and giving out their business cards. We were in love. In fact at one of our visits to Esty we asked about the jam and they made it and brought it to our table even though it wasn’t on the menu.
Can’t wait to tell all our friends about our experience. Thanks again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We love Esty st! From start to finish our dining experience was excellent. Bar service was great while we waited a few minutes for our table. Ambiance is cozy and intimate. Everything we ordered was delicious. Lobster Caesar salad, tuna entree, and airline chicken- all cooked and prepared perfectly. Their dessert can’t be missed either. Thanks for an awesome date nite Esty Street! We’ll be back soon.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food, service and atmosphere are wonderful! Simply great! I can't wait to go back. :)

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Amazing restaurant

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Great overall experience. Food, service and atmostphere all at high levels. Would recommend to anyone and will be back in near future.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I booked this restaurant for a birthday. The restaurant knew this but didn't even give a candle to the celebrant. The restaurant was very noisy, but it was Saturday night so not a surprise.

The restaurant is over-priced for Park Ridge, New Jersey at any rate. My $24 lobster medallions tasted of cheese, not lobster.

Most of the food was good. I ordered the special of a petite filet and a crab cake. The filet was great and filling. I did not touch the crab cake and twice told the bus boy(short and dark-haired) that I wanted to bring it home with me. Well, guess what? No crab when I got home. What a disappointment.

This is restaurant where I spent nearly $1000 including a very generous tip. The doggie bags are not given while you're at the table, so even if we'd checked before we left it would have been too late to recover my uneaten crab. This ruined the occasion for me and I won't be back. If poor service/management/whatever hadn't resulted in the restaurant not including the crab cake, I would have given the place two stars.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent meal. Each course was better than the previous. Service was impeccable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

A gorgeous restaurant with an extensive menu. Food was delicious but specials were expensive for the portion on the plate and not aligned with the other prices on the menu. I will go back but if I think of ordering a special I will ask the price.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Never disappoints food is fantastic service is excellent

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The food is consistently excellent, and the menu is consistently unique.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

So happy that we finally tried Esty. Lovely environment and experience this holiday season. I understand some of the reviewers regarding cost, however given local (subpar) competition, this is a no brainer. Four happy patrons - thanks to the wait staff and chef. We will be back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

such an elegant, cozy restaurant. winter menu is delicious and the service is outstanding.

Tags: Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

The service was awful and chaotic. We were a table of four. You had to ask for everything and not once but several times for example water, bread, salt and pepper. For the prices you are paying for example a special was $80 and appetizer special was $35 and specialty drinks were $20 per drink one would think you were fine dining however the service is not at par. The waiters were disorganized. They left us with the menus that are bulky and don’t fit on the tables until our appetizers arrived. The food is amazing, however my sister and I both got the Chilean sea bass with shrimp risotto and it was amazing but it looked like they split our fish portion between us. I should have taken a picture. We both left there hungry. And if you plan on taking home your left overs don’t even bother that becomes a fiasco. Definitely not worth the aggravation and disorganization. Food is excellent but overpriced and the service was not at par. We could have taken a cab into NYC and back and had a better experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

A great place to dine NY style but in NJ. The the food is prepared to please the diners pallet. The staff always goes out of the way to please the patrons. Must try!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Cozy, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The staff was womderful! From the maiter Dei and bar tendor to all the waiters.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Too much money for average service, really loud room. The food was above average but not outstanding. Given the price and reviews we were expecting outstanding. Great location and charming building.

When you spend $70 for a bottle of wine you expect to be on the table before the meal, not 10 minutes in.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Everytime I go to Esty Street, I ask myself: Why don't we come here more often? Today, I went for a holiday lunch with my girlfriends. A bottle of Veuve Clicqhot to start and followed by the most delicious lunches - spicy tuna tartare, crab cakes and shaved brussel sprout and kale salad to start and share. For entrees, I chose the Seafood Risotto which was richly satisfying but didn't leave me feeling gluttonous. The seafood, especially the fish, was cooked to perfection. My friends thoroughly enjoyed the Seven Spice Tuna Salad, Sashimi special and the Esty Burger. The staff, ambiance and presentation is 5 star. Will be back soon!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Nice place, but expensive. Staff was not to attentive with check amount mistake took a few members of staff to resolve.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Consistant with service, food and drinks - a no brainer!! Tried and true! Will be back for more :)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We go to Esty Street regularly as it stands out for amazing, high quality food, changing menu / specials and very gracious service. It is cozy and calm setting. Service is somewhat old school and not rushed and in fact if you are not up for leisurely dining, you need to mention. This is a top notch restaurant and is not cheap, but given the quality it is understandable. They go out of their way to make you happy and have a great experience. When we bring people who have not been or not in awhile, comments are universal — “cannot believe how great it is and we need to come back”

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

We are always more than pleased when we dine at Esty St and wonder why we don’t go there more often. The table settings are beautiful, staff is wonderful and food is exceptional. We can sit and catch up with our friends without ever feeling rushed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

As usual an excellent meal well prepared superb food and wonderful presentation
We can't wait to return

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Poor experience with the worst experience I have observed in years. Staff seems "out of it" with mistakes at every level - as well as being and rude with other guests. While the restaurant looks beautiful and the good tasty, I will edit for new management and a positive turn-around. Should have read the many negative reviews before we made our reservations. Certainly would have gone elsewhere -I recommend you do so.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent. Lives up to its reputation. Accommodated my wife’s dietary restrictions with aplomb, combining two dishes into one that she loved. Appetizers were scrumptious, main courses very impressive. My bone-in filet mignon was the rare medium-rare that I ordered, tender as can be and flavorful. My wife’s Chilean sea bass was delightful. The sorbet was very fruity and satisfying with fresh fruit around it. The flourless chocolate cake was the only thing not excellent: a bit dry. That and the fact that the price went over $200 without any alcohol for two people. So it’s our new favorite place for very special occasions.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

This was our second time at Esty Street for our wedding anniversary and the meal did not disappoint once again. Menu had seasonal changes from last year but some of its classic dishes remained (seafood tower, tomahawk steak, pretzel tart). As always at Esty Street, there is a process and an order of operations for how guests are served, and it's best not to rush the process. First is the water order, then the placing of the wine menu (wine dictionary is more like it), then the wine/spirits order, then the bread basket, and ONLY THEN about 30 minutes later are you served menus and told about the specials. For people like us on an anniversary who had all night to linger over a wonderful meal, the leisurely pace was perfect and allowed us to talk, sip our wine, and just enjoy the atmosphere. If you're in a hurry to get in and out, this pace may not be to your liking. Then again, why come to a place like Esty Street if you want to rush through the meal anyway?

Food itself was wonderful, wine was lovely, and service was impeccable. And then to top off the meal, when we were leaving and waiting to get our doggie bags, we learned that the staff had inadvertently discarded (or gave away) our fairly substantial amount of left-overs. So Esty Street proceeded to cook us entirely new entrees to correct their mistake while we enjoyed a drink on the house at the bar. Very classy. So we got to enjoy our meals all over again the next day. We will certainly return again. For those who have never been and want a sense of the cost, if you get a few appetizers, entrees and a nice bottle of wine, you will easily look to spend $200-$400 depending on what you order.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Vegan, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

A quiet, elegant restaurant with excellent service and a varied menu. The Octopus appetizer was delicious, but a pretty small portion. (we did split it, but there were only 2 small pieces) My Chilean Sea Bass was cooked to perfection and the presentation superb. My husbands Veal Chop MIlanese was perfectly prepared and a very nice portion size. The apple crisp was enough to share and was what you would expect. Our waiter was well versed and very attentive without being overbearing. All in all a good dining experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My bone in filet was over cooked and had a sauce on it that I did not order. I sent it back to have the sauce removed and it came back extremely over cooked. My daughters filet was very undercooked. They had to take it back twice before they got it right. They did take her filet off the check, which was the tight thing to do. That was two meals they did wrong. We will not be going back. There are better restaurants to enjoy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Everything was great, food, service, ambiance...etc.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food was good. Service was very slow. And we were there when it was not crowded at all. Disappointing.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was excellent, but the service left a lot to be desired. I'm used to much better service while dining out.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Just amazing overall - - the service was exceptional. Dustin was our waiter and could not be more attentive or knowledgeable about the food.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Romantic, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

this is a great place for a fine meal. not cheap, but wonderful food, service and ambiance. three if us had red meat that was high quality, perfectly cooked and seasoned. the lamb chop special from colorado was delicious as were the two different versions of filet. appetizers and salads were scrumptious. was a special occasion and esty street was perfect for it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Service presentation and superb Foods Was present and most appreciated.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We dined at Esty street to celebrate my friends birthday. We've been many times before. Appetizers were great. Sadly, when my friend's dinner arrived - Filet Mignon ($45), it was overcooked. She brought it to the attention of the waitress and another one was ordered from the kitchen. While the second Filet was being prepared, I ate my dinner while my friend sat in waiting. I finished my dinner by the time the second Filet was brought to the table. Sadly, the second Filet arrived undercooked, in fact it was raw in the center. It was agreed that something else would be ordered. The chicken arrived about 15 minutes later. Nothing was done by management to acknowledge our disappointment. I got up and spoke to the manager and he knew of the mishaps, didn't apologize but said he would provide after dinner drinks. However, he never left his seat at the bar to check on us and the waitress was not clued in...no drinks were offered. After desert and coffee we left, resolved that it was a disappointing evening and we would likely not return. Big miss by the kitchen and very poor attention to customer service. Management could have easily overcome the kitchen preparation issue, but chose to ignore us and let us stew in our discontent.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Always excellent

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 (Naples)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Very nice-classic steakhouse decor. Enthusiastic greeting and relaxed pace of dinner which we enjoyed. Huge wine list lots of specials in addition to menu-steak and seafood focused. My pork chop was under cooked for my liking but was swiftly addressed and came back perfect. My wife had chicken which was fine. Staff attentive.

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