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JUST

4.6
983 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
JUST is a Zagat-rated New American dining destination hidden in the heart of NJ. Well-received by both diners and critics such as the New York Times, we present a selection of artful culinary creations, diverse wines & cocktails- offering value with dishes comprised of only top-quality ingredients.
We offer a worldly variety of wines (that the friendly, knowledgeable staff can recommend to pair with any dish) and specialty cocktails that present a balanced mix of spirits and liqueurs with fresh garnishes & flavors- creating a buzz at the intimate bar scene.
We feature a monthly late-night program that spotlights live jazz and acoustic musicians accompanied by wine & cheese pairings and menu specials. The Just Wine Club offers gives discounts on the wine list and hosts wine tastings through the year.
With the elegance of decor, unparalleled presentation of the cuisine and attentiveness of wait staff, your experience at JUST is guaranteed to be unforgettable.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Dessert
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Hours of operation
Dinner Hours
Monday through Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday 4:30pm-9:30pm
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Phone number
(732) 707-4800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jon Vukusich
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Jake Brown Rd & Fairway Ln
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Entertainment
Free Wi-FI
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Just. Enjoy our regular menu a la carte & holiday inspired specials! Reservations available from 3:00pm.

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Thu 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri 5:00PM - 6:45PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

What 983 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.4
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4.2
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Nice ambience where you could comfortably speak. Very tasty food with creative accents. Exceptional service by very attentive staff. Definitely worth dining there.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We had a wonderful dinner. It began with the great pretzel rolls, something just a little different. We shared the crab and shrimp tater tots since they don’t appear on many menus that we see. My short rib ravioli was delicious. My husband had seafood paella, excellent, but I loved the dish as it had a place for shells. Coffee was served with white and brown sugar cubes and my doughnuts were light, warm and served in a mini grocery cart. A great meal all around served with a smile and spot on recommendations.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Always a delicious meal at Just.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food and service was very good. We had the Branzino and tuna entrees, both were excellent. Cocktails were fabulous, Manhattan and Just Manhattan. Of course the pretzel bread and honey/ mustard butter was quite delicious too

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great restaurant. The decor need some updating but still a nice place with delicious food.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was awesome!!!!! Had the pasta with short rib sauce and the mussels appetizer were great.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I've been here a few times and the food is always delicious! The difference this time is that I have a newborn. I mentioned my newborn in the reservation notes. I was extremely appreciative of how the staff made accommodations for a place to sit my car seat. Great food and service. What more can you ask for!!!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Portions were small but food was very good. A little stingy on the vodka on the rocks drink. Desserts were outstanding cookie and ice cream and chocolate mousse with meringue

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My food was good. I had the miso sea bass with the mussels to start. The fish was delicious. My husband had the calamari which was ok at best and he had the fried chicken for dinner, which was anything but fried chicken. Tasted more like General Tso Chicken. Wasn’t terrible, just wasn’t the fried chicken we were expecting. Dessert was delicious. Chocolate Chip Cookie and ice cream. What could be bad.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

My has been and I went to just for our anniversary. We had been there a few weeks before and really enjoyed our food. We had love the looks of the menu so we decided to go a little different and just order a bunch of appetizers instead of entrées. I first started but the house Pinot noir, it was terrible… Actually I recall the last time we were there at the house Pinot Noir was terrible also but we thought it was about a bad bottle. The Pinot was horrible but our very sweet waitress replaced it with a Malbec which was a bit better. We ordered the tuna cones which were amazing..The Cauliflower pizza which was OK, The duck tacos which were marginal at best and the meatballs with Swiss cheese I believe which were over-the-top heavy way too rich with not enough individual specific flavor.. It was like a jumbled mush of heavy flavor that was undistinguishable Only to say it was a heavy mush of flavor. We were totally disappointed because we had such high expectations after the last meal..Oh well, I hope it was just an off night and that they are better next weekend that we won’t be going back

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Outstanding service, friendly hostess, and great food. Delicious and prepared with an artistic flair. Ambiance was excellent . We came in Monday night and was not busy at all. Perfect time between bread , appetizers, and entrees.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Duck fried rice & rib eye, can't beat it!
As usual tuna cones never disappoint

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Wonderful all around experience. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Had dinner Friday at Just. Once again, we had great meals. The hardest part of eating there is deciding what to get. I could make a meal out if the appetizers alone. They start out with pretzel rolls which are yummy, and end with great dessert choices. The wait staff is very attentive, and the food was served in a timely manner. Everything we had was delicious. This is one of my favorite restaurants and a real neighborhood gem.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Just has excellent food. The service was also excellent. The food chef puts a lot of work into the presentation of the food. We highly recommend this for everyday dining or special occasions

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great meal- great service.

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was good but not as good as we hoped for how expensive it was. My sangria was bad and my paella was average. My husband s bolognese sauce was disappointing. The server was good though.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Innovative menu, great staff, if you’re in the neighborhood it’s a definite go to!

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great interesting food and something for everyone. Service and attention wonderful

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Food and service was beyond amazing!

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Went for my birthday , based on reviews , website video . Food was excellent, presentations nice, different . Desserts all delicious. We tried 4 desserts - lemon meringue served in glass, the chocolate chip cookie in a pan , served hot, like deep dish . The donuts were excellent too , very light , with dipping sauce, and creme brûlée . Scallop appetizer - best ever had , served on a toasted pita type cracker. Pretzel rolls for bread , their own butter. Beautiful decor, the video fire log - nice ambiance . Never knew was here 6 yrs already. It is behind a gas station, set back off route 9 . They need a sign on route 9. Definitely can't wait to go back ! Was lucky I found it on open table .

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Food is amazing and original. Service is exemplary. New stuff all the time. Never a disappointment.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food was excellent. So many options! Wish we saved room for dessert!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Food is awesome. Had a great night. Duck tacos tasty but a little dry but we were the last seating so will try again. Tuna cones. Omg. Miso cod, lamb chops, meatball fondue...Yum. Great blue cheese stuffed olives for the dirty martinis. Great service.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Just is an exceptional place , a real high end NYC style place right here in Jersey. I would compare it to Café Luna . We will definitely be returning to Just in the future. Bravo !!!

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Great food and service

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

We celebrated my husbands birthday. The food, service & everything was perfect

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

We have been to this restaurant at least five times and love it every time. The food is delicious and always fresh and the wait staff are always courteous and attentive. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Opted for an all appetizer meal and thoroughly enjoyed. The Tuna Cone is a must have.

Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

I was looking for a restaurant that was midway between our sons and our house and happened upon Just. After reading the reviews we gave it a try. The food was great and plentiful. It was helpful that they gave us the tip about looking behind the gas station.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Just was a restaurant that is definitely worth going to. The food was excellent as was the service. It is top notch.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

I love JUST. Been there many many times. We love their menu items. something for everyone. They even cater to my many food restrictions that I've got going on

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

It was a Sunday night when we went and it was pretty quiet. The atmosphere was wonderful. And the service was too. They were pretty quick, but would have to see if it would be the same when it does get busy. The food was very good, especially my wife’s Miso Sea Bass. The appetizers on the other hand were pretty small in portion, and overall price for each meal was pretty high. Overall, we would come back on special occasions. Note, they have cake cutting service fee, which I wasn’t aware about at the time. Brought in a special birthday cake, and found out later.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Pretzel rolls and the broccoli app are a must! Spicy tuna cones were pretty good, as was the veal shank... but the chicken was WAY over seasoned and over cooked. If we make our way back it will be for assorted apps and wine.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Was fantastic, we had a great time

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food, went with wife for date night. We will go back. Place looks a bit odd driving up to it but worth a try. Some people squawked about the price, but if you want to dine out you need to pay. If you want to eat out at Applebee’s then go there instead. Good grub at regular prices.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I never fill out reviews but this was our first time visiting (We live on Staten Island ) and was a pick of my wife's for our 29 Wedding Anniversary, it was GREAT !. We had 6:30 reservations and were greeted nicely by two young ladies and seated promptly. Our server was Caitlyn and her team were verse in everything from drinks to dining questions. Service was fast, someone was always checking if we needed something. The drinks were great along with the food and desert.
The Mat' was also by 2-3 times. whoever trained your staff and supervises them is good.
Your reference # is 1080872707
My wife and I eat out on weekend and the next time we are in your area we will be in again.
Thanks

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Love the restaurant, but wish they would lower or shut the music.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Amanda was our server. She was great. The food was delicious. The decor was just right. That veal shank!!!!!!!!!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great meal. Food was excellent. Definitely recommend.

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