Nero's Grille

4.7
540 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Now celebrating its 40th year, Nero's Grille continues to be one of north-Jersey's most popular dining scenes. We combine the highest quality, freshest ingredients with a comfortable, familiar atmosphere and service that makes you feel like one of the family. Nero's has become the area's place to see and be seen. Three separate dining rooms, and outdoor patio dining as climate permits, provide a warm, unpretentious intimacy in which to enjoy our high-quality, moderately-priced American and Italian fare, while the large bar area buzzes with the energy of friends gathering over a favorite martini or a glass of wine from Nero's award-winning list. Private rooms are also available, and our banquet staff is noted for making special events 'extra special.' After four decades, the entire Nero's family continues to take enormous pride in offering our guests, new and old, a gracious welcome, a terrific meal, and our sincere appreciation.
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4.6
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good experience! Wonderful meal

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vipBeachEsq
New York Area
229 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dined at Nero's for a business dinner, outdoors.
Very attractive setup for the outdoor dining. (Indoor dining is available)
Excellent food. I recommend the Chicken Nero (prefer boneless); but, everything on the menu is delicious.
Attentive, courteous service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always perfect dining at Nero’s❤️. Service and food were wonderful

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vipPants
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My husband's tuna wrap was outstanding. My salmon was a bit overcooked (waiter recommended medium - I said I liked it more medium rare but he stronly recommended medium). The salmon sounded delicious - it was bland and disappointing. But the service and ambience were terrific. We will go back - I will order something else.

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vipNancyH
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and atmosphere outside our serve Caitlin was fabulous can’t wait to go back

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Ljknj
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Back to outdoor dining. Reservation was honoured, lovely table, delicious food, good service and was such a pleasant night. It's been a struggle finding good food and settings, but last night at Nero's was perfect!

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vipBirthdaycelebrant
New York Area
96 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal at Nero’s. They’ve gone out of their way to accommodate outdoor dining during Covid. It started to rain - no problem, they put up enormous umbrellas that kept us cozy and dry.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and family friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our anniversary sitting out in the terrace. Always good food. Always nice evening as the entire staff are great. Can’t wait for our next visit.

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vipMala
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch and beautiful outdoor

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Mark
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, this classic restaurant continues the high standard. Food always prepared well and served appropriately. Hard to stump the mixologists at the full service bar. Great experience at a popular venue.

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SheaB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience3

Rating would have been higher except for table next to us had a 15 plus minute phone call on a speakerphone. We did mention to someone who was walking by and asked how everything was, but nothing was done and the call continued. I don't blame the restaurant but given the knowledge that this was going on, I do believe she could have been asked to continue her call outside or away from the table. It was very disturbing during that time to hear both her side of the conversation and the person talking that was on speaker.

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NancyH
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy eating at Nero's!

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LenoreL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I was out with a friend for lunch and it was lovely. The waiter was great and the food, good. I've been frequenting Nero's more often and it's come to be my "go to" place.

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MerloW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely birthday dinner with my family!

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vipMargeR
New England
38 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another superior meal with amazing, attentive and caring staff!

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SheaB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

very enjoyable evening. The outdoor seating is spacious and service is excellent.

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vipMargeR
New England
38 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dinners of all times. Had a special appetizer and entree, super delicious!

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judithR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, relaxing atmosphere, wonderful staff,and amazing prices. Always my restaurant of choice.

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vipKarynW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always wonderful to dine at Neros. Lov Lov Lov

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CarmenT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time there. The outdoor seating area was really adorable and the staff were great!

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vipmjbg
Atlantic City
8 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing as always ! just as good as before quarantine ! so glad to be back!

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vipBeth
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As usual, our meal at Nero's was fabulous! This is a restaurant that is so consistent in all aspects of the dining experience, from food, to service, to drinks; some places are hit or miss, depending on the night of the week, who's doing the food prep, or who is serving, but not Nero's. Service is always spot on and friendly, and the food is served at the perfect temperature and cooked just right.
We started with some raw bar appys like shrimp and crabmeat cocktails, as well as a salad, clam bar pizza, the short ribs on latkas, and clams casino. Each was excellent. For our entrees, some of us had the lobster buccatini, and unllke other places, Nero's doesn't skimp on the lobster meat. We also had the center cut veal chop and the petite filet mignon. All were outstanding. Having consumed so much deliciousness, we left no room for dessert.

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wendys
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints !! Felt safe Thnx

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tables placed far apart.... food was delicious !

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vipKathyR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great for lunch. Did outdoor dining which is set up very nicely

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food... comfortable outdoor dining!

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vipFoodie
New York Area
105 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Steaks were perfectly cooked

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vipMargeR
New England
38 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So delicious and the staff were all over ensuring customers were being served, helped!

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vipBirthdaycelebrant
New York Area
96 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as usual. Wonderful food, drinks, heaters and service. Our favorite restaurant.

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vipsusieb
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor environment!

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vipMargeR
New England
38 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great wait staff, the manager is so super nice to everyone and terrific food!

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vipMargeR
New England
38 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dinner and great service!

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vipBirthdaycelebrant
New York Area
96 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

We have enjoyed Nero’s for it’s quality food and service, and it’s (usually) safe outdoor dining during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our most recent experience, however, felt unsafe due entirely to a large table of 10-12 women seated next to us. Unmasked, these women rotated about, standing right by our table, conducting loud conversations. This proceeded, uninterrupted, during our entire dining time. These women were oblivious to the dirty looks rendered their way, and unfortunately, the restaurant did nothing to halt this unsafe behavior. The restaurant should place large parties of more than four people a greater distance away from other diners, due to the increased risk of selfish behaviors a mob can generate.

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vipRonaL
New England
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Neros does a great job with many heaters and provides a comfortable outdoor dining experience no matter the weather. The staff works extremely hard and deliver amazing service while keeping to all Covid protocols!! Thanks for all your hard work

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always.

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vipArthurG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect preparation of all dishes. Lobster perfect and Maine quality. Will be back in 2 days.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food great as always.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
19 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Caitlin was amazing! We had a great time!

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Nero's Grille is rated 4.7 stars by 540 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.