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MoonShine - Modern Supper Club

4.2
589 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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Contemporary American cooking executed with style, finesse and an "updated" comfort-food sensibility, featuring new takes on retro-classic dishes. MoonShine is a happy amalgam of modern regionally sourced cuisine with approachable, appealing dishes. The beverage program boasts an emphasis on seasonal specialty cocktails – original creations and updates on classics. 30 beers by the bottle and 20 draft lines will delight the palate of even the novice beer enthusiast. Prefer Wine? 50 wines by the glass, in 3- or 6-oz. pours coupled with another 50 bottle Reserve List from Old- and New World, with brief, vivid, helpful descriptions to assist w/selection provide a sanctuary for any professional wine swoosher. MoonShine Modern Supper Club is an instant new classic.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(973) 218-6042
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Anthony Theesfeld
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Catering
Off-site catering menus available.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Millburn Ave
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Parking details
Complimentary Secured Parking is always provided for your convenience at 75 Main Street / 1 Taylor Street (enter on Taylor Street) during the following hours:
Monday thru Friday - 6:30 pm until closing
Saturdays & Sundays - All Day
Holidays - All Day

Weekday mornings and afternoons please use surface street parking, or the restaurant is only a short walk away from Municipal Parking Lots (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).
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Entertainment
Music lovers will be enamored with live music Thursday-Saturday evenings + Sunday brunch—a sexy mix of acid/electric jazz, lounge and funk
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 9:00PM
Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:30PM - 11:00PM

What 589 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined a day ago

I've been coming to Moonshine for years, and it truly never disappoints. This particular occasion I needed a fine dining establishment to introduce my friends to a new person in my life... Somewhere that felt like home, but a wee bit fancier. Of course, Moonshine immediately sprung to mind. Two people in my party have a gluten allergy, and I made sure Moonshine still offered variety for those of us who have dining restrictions. And of course, in true style, the menu's abundant GF options didn't disappoint. My guests were actually happily overwhelmed with decisions, which is usually the opposite case. And affordability- I want whoever is reading this to know that you can go for broke and have a night on the town, but you have amazing affordable dinner options that still make you feel like dining royalty and happy hour deals that can't be beat. I've had many milestones happen here... Between the out-this-world food, playfully named tasty cocktails, and superior service, I will continue to be a patron for many years to come. Victor has made a great name for himself here in Millburn and Essex County, and I look forward to many more heartfelt extraordinarily delicious meals at Moonshine.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Brunch with family. Perfect as always. Food, drinks and service were great! Going back next week.

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NancyH 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We ate here before attending a play at the Paper Mill Playhouse. The service was friendly and very accommodating (she even offered us coffee "to go" which made a cold and windy walk to the theater much nicer than it could have been). We are fish lovers so we both had fish which was cooked perfectly. Our sides were well chosen accompaniments to our fish but, in both cases, a little more spicy than we'd like.
I have a family member who has a wheat allergy so I always look for GF options when trying a new (to us) restaurant. I was impressed with the selection of GF options.
I would definitely give this restaurant a second try.

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JimD (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Pleasant Valentine's Day experience. Was a pre-fix menu but enough options to choose from. Only minor quibble was filet mignon could have been more on the rare side, but service was very friendly and food was great. Drinks were good, a lot of rye, bourbon style mixed drinks as the trend is towards that these days, creative without going crazy on the drinks. Would definitely recommend for a nice date or drinks at that the bar.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

Ran out of items for the Valentine pre fixed was disappointed in the lobster risotto it was hard. Thev staff was very nice and the ambiance was on point

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was great and the prix fixe was an outstanding and tasty value! Our server, Elyse, was excellent! She was friendly, informative, helpful, and a really nice person! This was a great pre-show dinner experience and we look forward to returning soon!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We had duck salad, avocado toast, seared salmon, duck and waffles, steak and eggs and some bloody Mary’s for Sunday brunch. I was skeptical from reading mixed reviews but thoroughly enjoyed the entire meal even the warm complimentary muffins. Unfortunately, I had to ask since the server didn’t bring it out for our table. The quality, flavor, and cooking skills were excellent: salmon and steak were medium and duck with crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Going to try dinner and hope it’s just as good.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a reservation for 8 pm, we got there and they said it would be a few minutes and to sit at the bar, after about 25 minutes at the bar, my husband asked the hostess if our table was ready and she said yes and took us to the dining room which was mostly empty.. so it felt like they were keeping us waiting just so we’d buy drinks at the bar then only sat us once we asked again. Food was mediocre at best. Then I got violently ill later that night from the food. Will never go back.

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ElizaNJ (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The place itself is nice, modern yet sleek looking. the service was top notch; however, the food was a big disappointment. hanger steak was dry, and tasteless, as well as the short ribs. the short ribs was lacking a sauce to moisten the dry meat.

would reccomend place for drinks only

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Food and service was outstanding
Was there on a business dinner and everyone enjoyed there meal.
We will be going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We felt very decadent going to a Supper Club for brunch! It was fabulous! Great food and cocktails at a very reasonable price! We were lucky to have one of the best waiters I have ever met cover our table. He was very upbeat and personable without being overbearing. He seemed to genuinely like his job! We were going there before seeing a show at the Paper Mill Playhouse and the staff was very accommodating and made sure we had our meal in a timely way without feeling rushed.

It was a great experience and I would highly recommend it!

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

The food and service were very good. However, when we ordered a couple glasses of Pinot Noir, the server asked if we prefer Oregon or France. (We chose Oregon.) My date and I had a couple glasses each -- and were shocked to see an $80 bar tab! We also went for the T-bone special and, again, weren't told the price. (It was $58!)

Shame on us for not asking the prices, but when a glass of wine or entrée is that pricy, the server will typically give that information.

So, overall, our meal of one appetizer, one side, one entrée, and several glasses of wine came to $240. It was good, but not THAT good.

Nonetheless, I'd recommend Moonshine -- as long as you check or ask for the prices before you order.

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JenniferP (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Really lovely experience at Moonshine. Even brought a sparkler in dessert for our anniversary and got us to the theater on time.
Food was outstanding. Drinks were strong and delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The service was horrible, but the food was ok. Would never go back, based on the service alone

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Ellen (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food and service was excellent. Seating was tight and the upstairs room was very noisy and tables close. Great bar with nice craft beers and special cocktails. We will be back.

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

This is my 4th time dining at Moonshine and I continue to be delighted with the ambiance, diversity and professionalism of wait and table staff and the fantastic menu.
There is something for everyone and the vibe is that all are welcomed .

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Sunday brunch is more crowded then Saturday’s so make sure you have s reservation. Food is delicious. Everyone is super nice

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

Place never disappoints ! Fabulous !!!! Brunch menu changes with the seasons and the avocado toast was amazing! Had to bring my husband back the next day ..... oh an the ricotta donut holes with honey and pistachios are to die for PLUS one if the best burgers anywhere !!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

It was lovely! I recommend the steak and eggs. It was delicious!!!

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

Places looked great in terms of ambience. Food was so so. Service was not bad but not good either example: waiting for a drink and reminding a manager that we are waiting for 20 minutes and asked him for a drink. Manager is clueless. Beer is good and wine list is impressive. Food was ok not great so hence the 3/5 review

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