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100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar

4.8
4.8
815 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood

100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar is a spot where you can not only have a great meal, but a spot that functions as a bit of a social club too - a place to enjoy remarkable food + great company. One of our favorite parts of the night has been watching our customers interact - running into neighbors and friends, meeting up with family, or just enjoying a night out together - it's our own little social club.

The "raw bar" side - well that comes from wanting a nice, traditional oyster bar to belly up to and dive into raw oysters, clams, and other great seafood.

The two meet in our new spot, 100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar - welcome!

100 Steps is a BYO!

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Booked 22 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner: Wednesday - Thursday 4-8 pm, Friday-Saturday 4 - 9 pm, Sunday: 4-8 pm Happy Hour: Wednesday- Sunday, 4-5:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (908) 276-0153

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Kara Decker

  • Private party facilities

    100 Steps offers a semi-enclosed private dining area for up to 14 guests during our normal dinner services. We also offer private events in the restaurant for up to 75 guests. Give us a call to reserve and learn more about our restaurant! (908-276-0153)

  • Private party contact

    Jack Tagmouti: (908) 276-0153

  • Neighborhood

    Cranford

  • Cross street

    Lincoln Avenue

  • Parking details

    Parking is available in several locations for 100 Steps: - Free street parking along Centennial Avenue. - Limited spots in our private lot behind the restaurant, please obey signage. - Free parking in TWO public lots (one at the corner of Lincoln, one across Centennial from the restaurant.)

  • Public transit

    Cranford NJ-Transit stop (Raritan Valley Line)

  • Additional

    BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access

Popular dishes

Menu

OHS Raw Bar

  • Merasheen Bay (E), Newfoundland Can

    Med/Large Grown in the Coldest Waters producing a cold sharp taste that reminds you of the tall iceberg floating in the waters

    • Piece$4.00
    • 1/2 Dozen$23.00
    • Dozen$45.00
  • Barnegat Brunette (E), Barnegat Bay, NJ

    Med, Sharp Brine with Complex Finish

    • Piece$3.75
    • 1/2 Dozen$21.50
    • Dozen$42.00
  • Sweet Petite (E), Martha's Vineyard, MA

    Firm Meat, Bright Briny Hit, Smooth Creaminess, White Sugar Sweet Finish

    • Piece$4.00
    • 1/2 Dozen$23.00
    • Dozen$45.00
  • Cupid's Arrow (E), Wellfleet, MA

    Small/Med, Strong Briny Flavor with a Crispy Firm Texture and a Well Rounded Clean Finish

    • Piece$3.75
    • 1/2 Dozen$21.50
    • Dozen$42.00
  • East Coast Dozen

    • 3 of each$42.00
  • Hood Canal (E), Hood Canal, WA

    Small/Med Light and clear brine with a crunchy meat and a bitter melon finish

    • Piece$5.00
    • 1/2 Dozen$28.50
    • Dozen$55.00
  • Kumamoto (W), Humbolt Bay, CA

    Small, Mild brine with creamy meats and a honeydew finish

    • Piece$6.00
    • Dozen$34.00
    • 1/2 Dozen$68.00
  • Single Oyster Sampler

    • 1 of each$24.00
  • Double Oyster Sampler

    • 2 of each$46.00
  • Littleneck Clams

    • Piece$2.00
    • 1/2 Dozen$10.00
    • Dozen$20.00
  • Shrimp Cocktail

    • per piece$5.00
  • OHS Petite Platter$75.00

    Single Oyster Sampler, 6 Clams, 2pc Shrimp Cocktail, Chilled Octopus, Scallop Ceviche, Mussel Escabeche

    • OHS Grand Tower$100.00

      Double Oyster Sampler, 6 Clams, 4pc Shrimp Cocktail, Chilled Octopus, Scallop Ceviche, Mussel Escabeche

      Last updated: February 8, 2022

      What 815 people are saying

      Overall ratings and reviews

      Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

      4.8
      4.8 based on recent ratings
      • 4.8Food
      • 4.8Service
      • 4.8Ambience
      • 4.4Value

      NoiseModerate

      Loved For

      • New York / Tri-State Area

        Seafood

      • New Jersey - North

        Seafood

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      1. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined 6 days ago

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        We had family in town from Ohio and wanted to take them to one of our favorite places in Cranford. Always a delicious array of seafood and specialty appetizers with our go-to Mussel Pots and Parker Rolls. Everyone gave it 5 stars for the night!

      2. J

        Jacqued

        San Francisco

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined 6 days ago

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Adding this place to our top restaurant recommendation in the area. Everything we had was fantastic including the service. Dinner rolls, oysters, beef carpacio, deviled eggs, Greek special yogurt appetizer, shrimp stuffed with crab, salmon, pork chop, and clams. Did I forget anything? Yummy! Don't forget it's BYOB but if you do forget they have a delivery service that delivers within 5 minutes.

      3. DL

        DonL

        New York Area

        15 reviews

        5.0

        15 reviews

        Dined 7 days ago

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Food is always great as is the wait staff

      4. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on May 19, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Excellent food & excellent service. Best oyster selection I have seen in this area.

      5. RN

        RonfromNJ

        New York Area

        4 reviews

        5.0

        4 reviews

        Dined on May 19, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The perfect restaurant to celebrate my birthday. Outstanding food, service and ambiance.

      6. SW

        SarahW

        New York Area

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on May 15, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Excellent food, oysters are super fresh. Love the ambience too.

      7. ND

        NelaD

        New York Area

        3 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on May 14, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great meal, great service. Owner is present and ensuring all runs smoothly which makes a difference! Service was terrific (Kiki) and of course food was excellent too.

      8. LT

        LeonardT

        Naples

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on May 14, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Give yourself a at a treat and go to Happy Hour for the best, freshest oysters. Great selection also. Then stay for dinner with at a 5 star restaurant.

      9. BS

        BonnieS

        New York Area

        1 review

        3.0

        1 review

        Dined on May 13, 2022

        overall3food3service3ambience4

        I was very disappointed by our experience. The oysters were -eh and very pricey as oysters tend to be. Out of 4 entrees only one was worth the price. The bouillabaisse was so bland. That was extremely disappointing. The lamb Pappardelle seemed to have the same sauce as another dish. The restaurant is very pretty, nice ambiance, nice wait staff but really overpriced, mediocre food. Wanted so much to love it.

      10. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        3 reviews

        4.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on May 12, 2022

        overall4food4service4ambience5

        We had a great time. Everything was very delicious. The only thing I could say is that the parpadelle dish needed salt. We asked for salt. We never got the salt.

      11. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        22 reviews

        vip
        3.0

        22 reviews

        Dined on May 7, 2022

        overall3food3service2ambience4

        We have been several times and this is one of our favorite restaurants. However, we have never gone on a day where it was quite this busy. It was the Saturday evening before Mother’s Day at 6 PM. My mother is 91 and in a wheelchair. When we arrived at the restaurant they seemed unable to accommodate her easily in her wheelchair or to be able to find a table for us to sit at. We waited for a table for 20 minutes even though we had a reservation and were on time… And, there were many empty tables at the point. I realize that the restaurant is small, however, it really shouldn’t have been that hard. All they needed to do was pull out one chair so we could slide up to the table. Also, while the food is ordinarily spectacular, on this day it was just OK. The bread was stale, the food was cold, and the service was just OK. I highly recommend this restaurant, but maybe not for busy special occasions.

      12. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        21 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        21 reviews

        Dined on May 7, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Always a great evening!

      13. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        4 reviews

        5.0

        4 reviews

        Dined on May 6, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Came to 100 Steps for husbands birthday and the evening was perfect. Our hostess Anya made our night fantastic!! She set us up with ice buckets and made sure we were comfortable before our server attended us. Anya also checked in on us periodically and always gave us a laugh! Our server Kiki was so attentive and made sure our meals came out perfectly timed. My husband had the Waygu burger and it was the best burger he’s had in his lifetime! We will definitely revisit 100 steps and recommend to friends and family

      14. WF

        WFgal

        New York Area

        32 reviews

        5.0

        32 reviews

        Dined on May 4, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        100 Steps never disappoints. Had a ladies night dinner and everything we ordered was delicious and beautifully prepared. The apps were so tasty and many of us ordered the mussels which were a big hit on flavor and quantity. The only negative is the Octopus app was overpriced for the amount you receive. Love that the place in BYO, helps save on total bill! Truly a neighborhood gem.

      15. j

        jpnmc

        New York Area

        34 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        34 reviews

        Dined on May 4, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The best post-pandemic meal I’ve had so far! I know so many restaurants are struggling with labor, supply chain issues and inflation and surely sympathize. None of these challenges was apparent during our visit. The oyster sampler was outrageously fresh and briny. Especially those local Jersey varieties. Happy to have had a house made Parker House roll to sop up every last bit of the lamb ragu over pappardelle. An apple tartlet would have been simply perfect by itself but a scoop of vanilla gelato raised it to another level. Our server was helpful and attentive to our needs making for a great dining experience. We were happy to see a nice crowd for a Wednesday and wish continued success to proprietor Jack and the staff.

      16. PF

        PerriF

        New York Area

        19 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        19 reviews

        Dined on May 1, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Go for the mussels and stay for the duck, pork chops, salmon, octopus... excellent food, service and atmosphere

      17. FC

        FranceC

        New York Area

        35 reviews

        4.0

        35 reviews

        Dined on April 30, 2022

        overall4food4service5ambience4

        Our server was nice. I loved the apple tartelette, not too sweet and just perfect . Salmon was good and my husband really loved the pork chop.

      18. c

        catherinek

        New York Area

        19 reviews

        5.0

        19 reviews

        Dined on April 30, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Always a great night at 100 steps Our waiter (gosh i can't remember his name) he is awesome. NO rushing Order when we want - shrimp from raw bar amazing - clams, lamb, mussel pot, pork chop so so good.. my decalf espresso ending perfect.

      19. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on April 30, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Service was attentive and the food was delicious!

      20. M

        Michael

        New York Area

        2 reviews

        vip
        2.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 28, 2022

        overall2food4service5ambience4

        Portions minuscule Prices super high. I would not recommend.

      21. SL

        SusanL

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on April 28, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Everything about this place blends well together. Very relaxed mood with service that is pleasing. Menu has a twist of extra added surprises, very tasteful and different.

      22. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        12 reviews

        vip
        4.0

        12 reviews

        Dined on April 22, 2022

        overall4food5service4ambience4

        Great raw bar and lots of great menu choices. The variety was impressive. The food was beautifully prepared.

      23. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on April 22, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Lovely atmosphere, next we need to go earlier so we have more time to take advantage of the happy hour oysters… we could have sat for hours drinking wine and slurping up the delicious oysters!….the wagyu burger was literally the best I’ve had! We just moved to Cranford and plan to be regulars at 100 Steps !

      24. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 22, 2022

        overall5food5service4ambience5

        Love their food. Raw bar is excellent!

      25. SL

        SLSedg

        New York Area

        62 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        62 reviews

        Dined on April 17, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great choices for Easter Brunch - something for every taste and tasty to boot! Thanks guys!

      26. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        5 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        5 reviews

        Dined on April 15, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Awesome food.. great Sevice

      27. j

        jillf

        New York Area

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 13, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        always fresh and delicious in a warm ambiance

      28. LG

        LocalGuy

        New York Area

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 13, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Excellent raw bar and waitress informed us to get our raw bar order in to get happy hour prices as it was ending in a few minutes. All the food was delicious and you could definitely tell the quality difference, hats off to the chef.

      29. PC

        PCMC

        New York Area

        15 reviews

        5.0

        15 reviews

        Dined on April 10, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Service and food was excellent. Attentive to our dietary needs. Overall, a wonderful dining experience.

      30. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        10 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        10 reviews

        Dined on April 9, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        I always forget about this gem on the other side of town. It’s always a delight. The food is amazing and I always like to try new options on the menu. Came with a group of friends and everyone loved their meal.

      31. j

        jsedmom

        New York Area

        19 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        19 reviews

        Dined on April 8, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The best! We always enjoy the oyster selection and the spring menu is outstanding!

      32. JN

        JillN

        New York Area

        23 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        23 reviews

        Dined on April 7, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The food, the service, the company all was amazing! I have wanted to go to 100 Steps for a while... so glad that I finally made it!

      33. J

        Jeanne

        New York Area

        2 reviews

        5.0

        2 reviews

        Dined on April 1, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Amazing as always! We can’t wait to go back.

      34. AS

        AndreaS

        New York Area

        11 reviews

        5.0

        11 reviews

        Dined on March 31, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        The oysters at 100 Steps are always delicious and at happy hour an excellent value. Jack always greets his patrons graciously so you feel welcomed and appreciated. We like that the menu changes so there are new choices to order. The lamb pappardelle was delicious last night as were the roasted Brussels sprouts. Highly recommend 100 Steps!

      35. FW

        FoodieW

        New York Area

        36 reviews

        vip
        2.0

        36 reviews

        Dined on March 25, 2022

        overall2food2service3ambience3

        Realize they have been closed for 18 months, prices are higher than NYC and much smaller portions. Will not return.

      36. JM

        JacquelynM

        Las Vegas

        1 review

        5.0

        1 review

        Dined on March 24, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great atmosphere and excellent food. We always have a positive experience here!

      37. w

        waltert

        New York Area

        13 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        13 reviews

        Dined on March 23, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Never disappointed. Great variety of food. Excellent atmosphere.

      38. DL

        DonL

        New York Area

        16 reviews

        5.0

        16 reviews

        Dined on March 19, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Oysters are always fresh and delicious. Food menu has a lot of options and you can do a full menu or just parts. Wait staff is awesome and happy to offer suggestions. If you have never been, put this restaurant on your list of places to go.

      39. JG

        JackieG

        Los Angeles

        11 reviews

        5.0

        11 reviews

        Dined on March 11, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        I can't believe that we live so close to this place and have never dined here. It was a wonderful evening filled with delicious food, friendly and attentive service, and excellent ambiance. Everything from the warm rolls, oysters, salmon, swordfish, sorbet, and espresso was perfect. We can't wait to return. It is full of energy and great conversation throughout. With this being said, if you are sensitive to noise or prefer a quieter dining experience, I recommend dining early. Thank you to our outstanding server C.J. for taking care of all of our dining needs.

      40. OT

        OpenTable Diner

        New York Area

        3 reviews

        vip
        5.0

        3 reviews

        Dined on March 11, 2022

        overall5food5service5ambience5

        Great experience from start to finish. Chloe was our server and she was absolutely fantastic. She was able to anticipate everything we would need. Great place.

      Safety precautions

      • Cleaning & sanitizing

        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
        • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
      • Screening

        • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

      FAQs

      100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (908) 276-0153.

      100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 815 OpenTable diners.

      Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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      Booked 22 times today
      Google Map for 100 Steps Kitchen + Raw Bar

      215 Centennial Ave Cranford, NJ 07016

      Additional information

      • Cross street

        Lincoln Avenue

      • Neighborhood

        Cranford

      • Hours of operation

        Dinner: Wednesday - Thursday 4-8 pm, Friday-Saturday 4 - 9 pm, Sunday: 4-8 pm Happy Hour: Wednesday- Sunday, 4-5:30 pm

      • Cuisines

        Seafood, American

      • Dining style

        Casual Elegant

      • Dress code

        Smart Casual

      • Parking details

        Parking is available in several locations for 100 Steps: - Free street parking along Centennial Avenue. - Limited spots in our private lot behind the restaurant, please obey signage. - Free parking in TWO public lots (one at the corner of Lincoln, one across Centennial from the restaurant.)

      • Public transit

        Cranford NJ-Transit stop (Raritan Valley Line)

      • Payment options

        AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

      • Executive chef

        Kara Decker

      • Additional

        BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access

      • Phone number

        (908) 276-0153

      • Private party facilities

        100 Steps offers a semi-enclosed private dining area for up to 14 guests during our normal dinner services. We also offer private events in the restaurant for up to 75 guests. Give us a call to reserve and learn more about our restaurant! (908-276-0153)

      • Private party contact

        Jack Tagmouti: (908) 276-0153

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