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Hearth and Tap Co.

4.1
166 reviews
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$30 and under
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Gastro Pub
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Hearth and Tap Co. is a stylish seasonally driven gastropub in Montvale NJ. Owned by Fintan Seeley for the past eighteen years, the restaurant has two main dining rooms, an outdoor patio, a non smoking bar and lounge, a rustic bar & cottage, and an elegant cigar lounge. The restaurant is furnished with genuine antiques from Ireland, and feels both intimate and family friendly while still being adaptable to large parties. The bar has twenty-four craft beers on tap, with a large selection of wines served by the glass, and there is an extensive collection of wines from around the world offered by the bottle, guaranteed to satisfy even the most selective palates. The rooms and the patio have working fireplaces; perfect for those chilly autumn or winter nights when you want dinner somewhere cozy and inviting. The main dining room is romantically lit, with Edison bulbs and cream lighting offsetting the reclaimed wood textures, while the upstairs is beech toned and comfortably homey.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, American, Irish
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm.
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm,
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Phone number
(201) 307-6300
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Paul Bazzini
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Private party facilities
Private rooms available for groups of 10-120 people
Our Chef Paul will design a menu for all your personal requirements.
Our staff are also available to cook in your home and provide The Hearth & Tap Co. experience at your own house.
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Private party contact
Kelly Robinson: (201) 307-6300
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Catering
The Hearth & Tap Co. cater on and off premise events.Choose from multiple private dining options that can accommodate groups of 10-129 people. Let us take care of the details, we can work with any budget to come up with a menu to suit all occasions or dietary requirements.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Magnolia Avenue
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Parking details
Free Shuttle Thursday, Friday, & Saturday night. Call to reserve. (201) 307-6300

Parking lot provided

Valet
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Public transit
Trains and buses run frequently from New York City.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 166 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.1based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
3.9
value
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Good food, good service.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Service was excellent, food outstanding, dining room was just like a scene out of the Quiet Man

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1.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Really poor experience , as if this was staff first experience with food . Soup to small . Turkey pressed and sliced , same as bologna . Small portions all around . Cranberry sauce just a little bit . Drink scotch sour was almost undrinkable . No bar tender made this drink . This was my worst meal experience ever . I paid 158 dollars . I actually eat my wife’s plate she would not eat this plate . Apple pie ok . Coffee ok waitress ok . I will never forget this experience . Bruce Kienle Montvale nj

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4.0Dined on November 3, 2017

Good food. Service was slow and lacking

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5.0Dined on September 24, 2017

I was introduced by friends to Hearth and Tap Co. and came back the following night with different friends to share. The chicken pot pie is great, the beef goulash was superb, the beef pot pie was incredible. Come try this place, it just might become your favorite restaurant.

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4.0Dined on September 12, 2017

Very nice atmosphere. Well stocked bar. Pleasant environment. Nice indoor outdoor seating. Could be cozy and more party like depending on where you sit.

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5.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent start to finish. Our server was wonderful, the food was excellent, and the atmosphere was exceptional. Well done!!

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2017

The four of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. My personal favorites were the crab dip, the short rib papardella and OMG, the bananas foster! We will return!

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3.0Dined on August 26, 2017

Just okay Nothing wonderful. Not sure I'd venture back. Did like the outdoor dining. No idea why they need valet parking for their large, half full Parking lot

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Excellent food. Nice outdoor patio.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

We went during off hours so it wasn't very loud. The food was amazing, beer was good and the service was great. The avocado toast was incredible as was the chicken pot pie -definitely favorites! The Greek salad with chicken was excellent - maybe a tiny bit salty - an excellent choice for someone who doesn't eat meat. The beef soup was just amazing comfort food, especially on a rainy overcast day. Will definitely be beck next time we are in Jersey.

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3.0Dined on August 11, 2017

been there a few times and enjoyed it. they have always been accommodating to food alergies except for last night. seemed like everything was prepared and not made fresh to order. food was ok same old menu nothing new.

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3.0Dined on July 31, 2017

Pretty good food/ambiance but border-line incompetent organizational skills in the background: this lovely, hard-working, well-meaning young lady was tasked to take orders from/look after the ENTIRE outdoor patio section (roughly 10 tables). High marks for the chef and this young lady who did her best to keep most, if not all, guests happy.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2017

A little pricey for me but we always come here for little celebrations like new jobs etc. great food, have always had great service, will and have been returning. :)

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2017

They had a seated immediately but we did go for a 630 dinner. The food and appetizers were delicious we got the roasted brussels sprouts which was so good. The only thing was that they sat us underneath a speaker so it was a little loud for us to be trying to talk to the other people at our table. I didn't want to ask them to turn it down because I didn't want to ruin others night out. Overall great experience

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2017

My family and I really enjoyed our meals. There were clever offerings and big portions. The outdoor patio was a big plus!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Excellent food and service. A great spot for hearty food and good beer. Would highly recommend and plan to return soon!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Best grilled octopus I've had in NJ by far. Eclectic menu, everything was excellent.

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4.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Great place to share dishes. Have eaten here several times. Grilled octopus is always good. The meatballs are big (2 per order) and flavorful. There is a cigar bar so sometimes you can smell a little cigar in main dining room by it is not overwhelming. Nice outdoor patio dining area.

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2017

Went there for my birthday. It's very beautiful and ornate decorations and the food, oh my, was sooooo good! Had meatballs as appetizer and salmon for dinner and both were very excellent. Staff was okay nothing to write home about. I would only come back on special occasions because it is pricey but very good.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2017

We love Hearth & Tap. The food's amazing. The service is great. The casual atmosphere is right up our alley. My husband is a big IPA guy so he would like a better variety of beer but all in all we love this place!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect but pleasantly pleased. We will be returning. Loved the flatbreads!

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4.0Dined on May 15, 2017

Really good! Brussel Sprouts & flat breads are excellent!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Enjoyed previous visits, but last Saturday evening, large party upstairs had negative impact on kitchen and service. After long wait for two of three entrees, one sent back as too cold to eat. Did not request replacement and was not charged (good), but manager failed to offer comp coffee, dessert or drinks (not so good).
May not return.

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2017

The best chicken pot pie! I get it every time I come. Excellent service-very attentive, they don't rush you. Love their Pinot Grigio on tap.

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2.0Dined on April 29, 2017

We were looking to take advantage of a beautiful evening, so chose this place because of the great reviews, and because it offered outdoor dining.

We had reservations for 5:30, and when we arrived, we could see the patio had plenty of empty tables. I made my reservation online, making a note that we wanted to dine outside. But, when we checked in, the person greeting us at the door directed the waitress to seat us inside. When I said we preferred to dine on the patio, and that I did make a note when I made my reservations, I was told in a very direct tone that they do not accept reservations for the patio, but since they had tables available on the patio they would honor my request. I just found the delivery of the policy to be rude and why was it even necessary since there was plenty of available seating? My husband found it to be rude enough to leave, but we stayed. I really wanted to try this place.

To summarize the entire experience, service to food: We were very disappointed. Thankfully the attitude from the greeter at the door didn't transfer to the wait staff, who were all very friendly. But our server wasn't attentive enough. My husband said again "we can pay for our drinks and leave", but with the wonderful reviews, I wanted to see if the meal would rescue the evening. Well, our entrees all came out at different times, at least 5 minutes apart. The burger was burnt, as was the flatbread. The flatbread also came with an added coating of black dirty oven dust. The empanadas were wonderfully crispy, but the filling was bland, as was the house salad. Nothing we chose was that enjoyable, except for the ideal patio seating. Maybe it was an off night?

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2017

Rustic old and kind of funky/kind of old school little place that still has a smoking room (which I didn't see and only smelled at the entrance). Great cocktails and beer selection. Creative and elevated comfort food options with vegetarian choices as well as pork belly options! We really enjoyed it!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2017

Food & service was great. recommend this restaurant!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2017

Hands down my favorite restaurant in Bergen County! The food is incredible. Highly recommend the flatbreads! Great spot for drinks with friends, date night or family outing.

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2.0Dined on April 8, 2017

It was extremely loud and very hard to hear the person across the table from me. Two people ordered steaks and they both were so tough they had to be sent back. One of the burgers was very over done and another was under cooked.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2017

A bit of a wait for a table despite the reservation. Food was mostly excellent. Will be back.

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1.0Dined on March 25, 2017

I should start by saying that this has not been our first visit to Hearth and Tap and never did we have such a horrible / unfortunate experience.
It started with a glitch in the system and OpenTable had their last reservation at 10:45 when their kitchen closes at 11.
Our entire party of 6 arrived within 10 minutes of our reservation time.
From our first Hello until we got the check all we got was attitude , whatever we ordered and they didn't have any more of they simply brought to the table without it.
They should have told us they cannot give us a reservation for that time instead of making us feel they wanted us gone. We would have gotten over the glitch in the system but attitude towards us was sooo bad that it really really left us with bitter feelings towards this place.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Great small plates, exceptional pairings, creative flatbreads only true AUTHENTIC Irish pub in the area with a great pour of Guiness!!! Softshell crabs with Asian slaw were incredible!!

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2017

We had reservation at 8 - we sat down five minutes after that - didn't get our first round till 8:35.
Food came five minuets later. You would think a bar can do better than that?
Very disappointing.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2017

Very nice place. It was very crowded for a Thursday nite. Several large parties. Made the place very loud.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2017

Great burger and atmosphere

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1.0Dined on March 17, 2017

Go somewhere else. The name of this restaurant changes frequently but it is still the same mediocre food and drink. BTW this was St. Pat's Day and the advertised musicians never arrived.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here. The food is terrific. They have an extensive beer and whiskey menu. Its kid friendly. Just be aware that its a loud and lively atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2017

Meatball appetizers were unbeatable! As was the flatbread. Steak was excellent. Sautéed spinach was EXTREMELY salty and uneatable.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2017

Great food, very accommodating staff, relaxed atmosphere.

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