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Palmer's Crossing

3.5
103 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Palmer's Crossing Restaurant and Bar features "New American Cuisine". Our Fall Menu consists of Home-style Comfort Classics with a Special Twist!!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 10:30pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00pm - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday -Saturday 5:00pm-10pm

Bar Hours Sunday - Thursday 12:00pm-11:00pm
Friday - Saturday 12:00pm-12:00am
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Phone number
(201) 567-4800
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sergio Hurtado (formerly of Tolima Restaurant, Chatham, NJ)
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Private party facilities
We offer private party facilities for up to 50 guests. We have a variety of sit-down and buffet packages to to choose from.
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Private party contact
Cherryann Eastman: (201) 567-4800 ext. 596
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Clinton Avenue
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Parking details
Parking available on sight - no charge
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Entertainment
HAPPY HOUR MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 4:00pm to 7:oopm



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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sat 8:00PM - 10:00PM

What 103 People Are Saying
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3.5based on all time ratings
3.4
food
3.7
service
3.5
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Dining room was quiet but that night the bar area was very noisy. Didn"t have first wine ordered. Kitchen did great job cooking for our food allergies.

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Everything and everyone was great - except fir the awfully loud group at the large table near us! But, it was a Birthday?

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3.0Dined on October 26, 2017

The service was outstanding, between the waiter and the host, unfortunately that's where the positive comments end. While the location is very convenient to the Bergen PAC, the food was mediocre at best - bland, dry, lacking flavor and simply disappointing. Had high hopes for the restaurant, and while, portion size was good and prices were reasonable, doubtful for a return.

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3.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Food was pretty good although overpriced. We were 4 people. We had 3 appetizers, 4 mains, 1
Dessert and 6 drinks for $247. For $125 a couple plus tip I could think of better places in the area. Service was great because we were literally the only ones in the restaurant !

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2017

my boyfriend and I search for great brunch locations and we happened upon palmers crossing! what a great find. all you can eat buffet and unlimited mimosas - terrific price as well. and the service was over the top - hugo and Kiara were attentive and pleasant. we will be back often.

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2017

As always, good food, friendly staff, attentive, good service. Never rushed!

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1.0Dined on March 4, 2017

Upon entering, it was five or so minutes before we were even addressed by someone, and the restaurant was not busy. After being seated, no one came to the table to bring us water or bread. We waited about 20 minutes to give them the benefit of the doubt, and then left because we were too hungry to wait any longer. No one even addressed us as we walked out. Overall it was a disappointing experience. They must be having some management issues.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2017

The service at Palmer's Crossing exceeded my expectations. The servers were so polite and attentive to me and my date. I had one of their salads and it was delicious. They situated us at the perfect table for privacy too. I would definitely recommend this place for intimate dates and great food. Their meal wasn't made with low quality ingredients.

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2017

I was attended the moment of stepping in the door. The waiter was so hospitality that he took the time to get an extra chair for my coat. The food was delicious. I had their margarita pizza and it was very tasty and satisfying portion. I will definitely come there again.

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5.0Dined on December 18, 2016

We went for a family birthday dinner, and were very pleased. The maitre d was highly attentive, and surprised us with a piece of birthday cake at the end of the meal. The food was quite enjoyable, and the ambience was very quiet, a real benefit as two of our party are slightly hearing impaired. It felt like we were honored guests from start to finish.

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2016

Stayed at the Clinton Inn on Thanksgiving and went to Palmer's Crossing for our Thanksgiving meal. We were surprised that we had a beautiful private room. The service was outstanding, and there were plenty of selections on the Thanksgiving buffet. Everyone left happy and stuffed.

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5.0Dined on September 13, 2016

The staff was very accommodating. We had looked at the wrong menu online but the brought out the one we'd previewed. The food was delicious and we were able to enjoy a leisurely lunch. Friendly staff. Awesome waiter.

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4.0Dined on July 9, 2016

Nice quiet ambience with fair to good food. Staff friendly but slow with bringing food. Only few patrons were there on Saturday afternoon.

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2.0Dined on July 2, 2016

Bad service and mediocre food. They were understaffed, but it was a very slow night. It took twenty minutes just to get menus, and the place was practically empty. The menu they have online does not match their actual menu. The food was ok, but considering the price it should have been better.

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3.0Dined on June 19, 2016

A great value, for Sunday brunch. However we started at 11 A.M. They don't serve mimosa's (or any alcohol) before noon!

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3.0Dined on June 9, 2016

Have been here many times.. this time food
was a disappointment. Ordered salmon on recommendation of waiter.. very little taste. My friend ordered lime shrimp..she did not enjoy. Servers were good...perhaps they have new chef.

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4.0Dined on May 20, 2016

I'll visit the restaurant again in the near future. My friends had a good time and food.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2015

Excellent early bird value--group of ten, service was very good, came with generous glass of wine and good choice of entrees, great desert

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2015

Food and ambience good service was lacking otherwise great

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4.0Dined on November 19, 2015

We were pleased to find this "new" (that is, new management, old location) restaurant within a couple of miles of our house. The garlic and olive oil served with the bread were especially welcome. Everything tasted good although one of us received a MUCH bigger portion than the other. We only wish the menu offered more choices.

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4.0Dined on November 8, 2015

We were all very glad we chose Palmer's Crossing for our after wedding brunch. It was perfect!

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5.0Dined on October 11, 2015

Yum! We had a nice morning out, and the brunch was very good. Loved the mimosas after 12pm!

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2.0Dined on October 8, 2015

The service was awful. There was only 1 waiter, 1 manager and 1 bus person.
Aside from tending to at least 22 to 24 table they also handle waiting on the bar tables for food and cocktail service. They are extremely busy because of Happy Hour and the early bird dinner specials. The waiter comes to our table no introduction, mention of specials or asking of a drink before dinner. When I asked for a wine list his comment was you get a glass of wine with the early bird special. I said we're not having the early bird special. He brought the list and never came back to ask us for our drinks so we went to the bar and got our own drinks. After waiting for 45 minutes to an hour to be asked what we'd like he took our order. The food was below average and nothing special. In fact the menu was lack luster and nothing great and really low end meats, seafood and appetizers offered. We had to ask for a desert and coffee menu. We ordered cappuccino's that served them one at a time. Only two were served and then we were told the machine broke. We had to ask twice to pay our bill. It's a shame it had been years since I was last at this restaurant. Wow, as it changed and declined in all aspects.
Will not be going back there for dinner ever again. However, the bar seemed like fun and was being tended to much better

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4.0Dined on September 13, 2015

STAFF WAS VERY EFFICIENT AND ACCOMMODATING. Food was tasty My own dish was served already a little cool, indicating it had waited around the kitchen too long. Our waiter had too many tables to care for.

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1.0Dined on June 21, 2015

they do not honor any coupons that they advertise, when w present our coupon to them they said it was not valid nor good for sunday brunch . we argue with them as the site for the coupon had no restrcitions on the use of the coupon after a long discussion among the staff and manager they finally accept the coupon

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5.0Dined on June 12, 2015

I arrived early and was immeadiatelly seated by a very courteous waitress who could not do enough to make my meal an enyoyable experience. I had the friday night prime rib buffet and the choices of sides were outstanding , the prime rib was cooked to perfection and the chef was very generous on his cutting of the prime rib. The salad and shrimp bar was outstanding and the desert was excellent all and all the total experience was a 5 star for a buffet style meal.

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3.0Dined on June 5, 2015

I have eaten at Palmer's Crossing many times. I always wanted to go to The Friday Night Prime Rib Buffet. I went tonight and the food was good and so was the service. But their website stated the price for the buffet was $21.95 when I got the check it was $26.95. When I told the manager about
the price discrepancy he said, "I know we did not update the website". He would not honor the posted internet price, and I felt it was wrong and I will not go there again. So, I want to state, if you go to The Friday Night Prime Rib Buffet, don't fall for the $21.95 advertised price, the actual price is $26.95. Beware the BAIT AND SWITCH !!!

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2015

The food is good every time we eat there. The menu varies so there's always something new each time go. The crab cakes are all crab, not filler, kudos for that! and their tartar sauce is homemade; very light and great flavor that really enhances the crab. Did I mention we had the crab cakes this evening? :-) service can be a bit on the slow side but the good thing about that is they never rush you. Oh! And the Early Bird menu is really a good deal! Enjoy!

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1.0Dined on March 15, 2015

We never made it to the restaurant because after booking a brunch for my mother's 60th birthday on open table, the restaurant called to say that they could not honor the reservation, which was very disaapointing because I was relying on the reservation and didnt make any alternate arrangements and by the time they called it was too late to book elsewhere.

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1.0Dined on February 7, 2015

Fit for someone who can't find reservations anywhere else. Nice popovers though.

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1.0Dined on January 23, 2015

If I could give zero stars to this place, I would! What an awful restaurant! Save yourself the trouble and find somewhere else to eat!

The ambiance was tacky, our waiter wasn't attentive or helpful, and the food was garbage.

Strike one, the bread they brought out was completely flavorless and obviously frozen, then reheated in the oven.

Strike two, I ordered the Blackened Chicken Pasta which was supposed to have a cream sauce. When it arrived, it had a tomato sauce which I am allergic to. The dish I received was not represented well in the menu and I was forced to wait for a second entrée to be made.

Strike three, between the three up us we ordered: Salmon with shrimp and risotto which was once again frozen and perfumed with the taste of plastic. Polynesian ribs that were essentially one large slab of fat, so dry you could use it as a frisbee, accompanied by cold, soggy french fries. And a meat pizza made on a store bought thin crust that made Pizza Hut seem like gourmet dining!

When asked what everyone thought of their dining experience, my friend replied that the highlight of her meal was her tic-tac she ate after she had given up on her salmon in plastic sauce!

Once again, I say to you: GARBAGE!

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3.0Dined on December 12, 2014

It was a pleasant dining experience, mainly due to:
--very good service
--excellent mushroom soup'
--delicious flourless cake dessert

Entrees were solid,but sides were weak, hurting the dishes.

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3.0Dined on October 15, 2014

The reviews looked good, so I made a point of going to this restaurant, which is inside this Tenefly-situated hotel. Caesar salad didn't seem to have fresh Parmesan. Mushroom bisque was fine if a bit heavy. Crab cakes were tasty, but as an appetizer sized portion, this ended up being way too large. scallops in lobster-spring pea risotto was extremely heavy. There was no room for dessert, clearly, after such large portions.

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5.0Dined on September 6, 2014

This place is in my neighborhood and I was unaware of it. I was very happy with this choice. The restaurant was well lit, the staff were friendly, the food was fresh and tasty.

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5.0Dined on August 29, 2014

Good food, great atmosphere. Will definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on August 23, 2014

1st experience at Palmers Crossing. We were pleasantly surprised. Welcomed warmly. Great bartender. Very friendly server at the table. Food well presented. Everything tasted very good to excellent. We'll be back.

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2.0Dined on July 25, 2014

We tried Palmers Crossing after reading previous diners reviews. Being unaware of the restaurant before, we decided to go for their Friday Roast Beef Buffet. The beef was tough and required lots of chewing. The rest of the buffet onsisted of not deveined boiled cocktail shrimp. Lettuce wedges, caedar salad, grilled mushrooms, corn on the cob, mac and cheese, mashed white potatoes, roasted white potatoes, soggy cold julienned sweet potatoes and creamed spinach.for dessert, chocolate or tiramisu cake slices. No beverages included. The buffet ispriced at $21.95 pp . Coffee was $3.95.
The restaurant is connected to the hotel in Tenafly which makes it very convenient or hotel guests.

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5.0Dined on July 6, 2014

Food was always delicious & consistent! Atmosphere was comfortable with low noise levels. Service was always friendly & above & beyond! Will so miss your delightful restaurant!!!

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3.0Dined on June 27, 2014

If you need a quiet place for a business lunch--this is it. Gently priced wines and an adequate lunch menu--friendly service

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2014

It wasn't bad, but I won't go back. The Clinton Inn has a very good reputation, but this restaurant did not live up to it.

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