St. Eve's

4.6
243 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
About St. Eve's, Chef Christianson and our Menu
St. Eve's is one of New Jersey's best restaurants with a dining experience that is both refined and relaxed with quality, care and service that will have you coming back again and again. Chef/Owner Steve Christianson, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, in Hyde Park, NY, is lauded for his kitchen artistry, his passion for perfection and his commitment to serving only the freshest organic, and when possible, locally sourced ingredients. The menu evolves with the season and so each dining experience can be a new culinary adventure! Chef Steve invites you to come in and experience the sum of his service-oriented team's efforts and be sure to say 'Hello'...He'll be in the kitchen!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Farm-to-table, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Tuesday-Thursday
12:00pm-3:00pm
5:00pm-9:00pm

Friday
12:00pm-3:00pm
5:00pm-10:00pm

Saturday
5:00pm-10:00pm

Sunday
4:00pm-8:00pm
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Phone number
(201) 857-4717
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Steven Christianson
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Parking lot and entrance are located in the back of the building.
Additional
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 243 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We had heard from friends about the excellent food, service and ambiance of this restaurant
and it all is true, St Eve's is one of the top fine dining restaurants in Northwest Bergen County.
The menu selections were diverse and the description of the preparation of each entree was equally diverse. St Eve's is well worth it for those who appreciate fine dining.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

St Eve's has just gotten better and better. The menu is inventive and varied, with a great selection of new American dishes. Our group had the beet salad, which was fresh and flavorful and the spicy shrimp remolaude, which was a teeny bit heavy on the sauce but still wonderful. We followed up with the filet mignon ravioli and the lobster ravioli (a special), and we loved that we could order as either an entree or appetizer portion, because that left us room for the butterscotch bundino, which is not to be missed. The decor is lovely and both cozy and elegant, and the service was perfect.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Exceptional - as always - from the hostess to the food to the wait staff. Just love St. Eve's.

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4.0Dined on July 27, 2018

Great food and service but very rushed. You must order apps and entrees at once and are interrupted when having an intimate conversation to be given water or a menu. Don’t think we’ll return, which is unfortunate because we do enjoy the food.

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3.0Dined on July 25, 2018

We used to live in the area. We were traveling through and decided to try this place based on the outstanding recommendations. Unfortunately our two entrees were very different in quality. The soft shell crab special of the evening was just days away from being a “hard shell crab”. The small grilled peach special salad was good but overpriced at $17. In another salad, the kitchen decided to substitute red cabbage for red endive without explanation. The highlight of the evening was the beautifully prepared braised short rids...they were delicious. Service was friendly and very good. Overall our experience was mixed. If we still lived in the area, we would return but not for some time.

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4.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Service did not match the outstanding quality of the food, but we will return and recommend to others based upon the latter!

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5.0Dined on July 20, 2018

We have dined here a few times and have never had a bad meal!!!! Great service, great food!!!

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4.0Dined on July 20, 2018

We love this restaurant but service was very off this visit.

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1.0Dined on July 19, 2018

This was our 1st Trip to this restaurant so we looked online at their website for their menu. The menu is small so we called the restaurant to see if this was the total menu. We were told no there were many other options available for dining. We also asked if they were a BYO and were told NO we have a full bar.

The first LIE was that the menu online is the total menu except for three specials. The second LIE is that they are a BYO and specifically told us they were NOT. NOT A GOOD START...INEXPLICABLE.

The appetizers ordered were a beat salad… Which was quite small and the second appetizer was muscles which was in a bland sauce.

Two of us had the fish special Striped Bass, which was unremarkable… One had the Filet Mignon special .....and one had the Parmesan Crusted Free Range Chicken which was on a bone with a lot of fat and skin.

Desert ordered was warm apple tart...another small portion.

I never write reviews… But this place didn’t come close to meeting ANYONE’s expectations… And others should know they should think twice before frequenting think this establishment. WE WILL NOT BE RETURNING.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2018

The food was incredible and couldn’t have asked for better service! It would be great if there was something they could do about the noise level. We definitely plan on going back and would highly recommend it to friends.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

Amazing service! The food was incredible.... ambience was gorgeous! Can’t wait to go back.

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1.0Dined on July 8, 2018

First let me say that we dine out 2 to 3 times per week and have never been treated with such disrespect and rudeness by a hostess whom I later learned was one of the owners. Unfortunately I learned as we were sitting in the parking lot that our dinner guests were unable to make dinner. We went in I told the hostess we were no longer 2 but 4 as our dinner guests were unable to make it. She said to me “I would have appreciated a phone call” in a rude tone and clearly annoyed. We should have walked out at that point but we didn’t. She took the name of the party behind us and seated them before us. She came back still huffing and walked around the dining room acting as if she couldn’t simply put us at the table for four, please note there were plenty of empty tables that never got filled. We were put at a table in the corner (on our reservation we requested a corner table or booth) where we had to squeeze between 2 large parties and she said as she was seating us “they are finishing up you will have more room soon.” I called it the punishment table. I saw an open booth against the wall and asked her if we could sit there. She said “no I have a party of 8 coming.” I didn’t say anything since it was a table for four. Not 10 minutes later (we were a few minutes early for our reservation)she sat a party of 2 at that exact table. We hadn’t ordered yet, my husband wanted to leave and we should have but the waitress was extremely sweet and while I truly wanted to leave I didn’t want to do that to her. So the service from the waitress was great and the food was good. However, we will never be back because even when I approached the hostess/owner when we were leaving to kindly tell her we didn’t appreciate how she spoke to us or treated us she felt she did nothing wrong and became argumentative after I gave her the facts of our initial encounter. She could have cared less and our business was not important to her. She needs to brush up on her customer service skills.

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5.0Dined on July 6, 2018

Food is always fantastic. BYOB. Very consistent.

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

It is our third time back:) We love it!

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Had a lovely anniversary meal at St Eve's. The service was attentive without being intrusive, and the generously portioned food was delicious. We had soft shell crab and beef carpacchio as our entrees, then the duck and lamb for our main courses. Everything on the dessert menu looked wonderful - what we ended up ordering was fabulous, and adorned with candles because of the occasion. I'll happily visit again for a special event.

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5.0Dined on June 29, 2018

WAITERS AND WAITRESS GAVE EXCELLENT SERVICE, NICE PLACE TO HAVE DINNER.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Fabulous food. Great service. Beside the very varied menu, there are Specials that are scrumptious. Great Restaurant, BYOB.

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4.0Dined on June 19, 2018

Dinner was pleasant, prices have gotten higher! Service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

St. Eve's is a delightful discovery. Tucked away in downtown Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, St. Eve's offers both outside and inside dining. The interior of the restaurant is smartly appointed. We were comfortable, though, dining after 7:30 on a Saturday evening will offer a quieter experience. The dinner menu provides original (authentic) Beginnings and Main courses.

We celebrated our wedding anniversary selecting something familiar and new to eat. We began with Prince Edward Island Mussels, a dish whose preparation we are quite particular about. The mussels were exquisite. The marinara sauce integrated seasonings in a stunning balance between sweet and tangy with a bit a heat at the end of each taste. We have eaten mussels in fine Manhattan restaurants, Chicago, DC, Boston, and San Francisco. Without question, this Beginning exceeded expectations.

The Filet Mignon Ravioli (tender morsels of meat wrapped by a pasta cooked just right - firm) resting on a Red Wine Braised Short Ribs and Porcini Broth was masterful. Sue's face expressed the pleasure of the Main. She used words like tender, convergence of seasoning and marinades to voice her delight.

I do not as a rule order beef of any sort for a main. I was unexpectedly enticed by a special Filet Mignon . There was a suggestion of a fine chewy red wine in the aroma of the meal, and just that a pleasing suggestion. The mushrooms were as tender as the steak and the potato puree with Rosemary complemented the meat and porcinis. There was just the right amount of demi-glaze. Well worth a pass with each fork-full.

Sue ordered Pavlova for dessert. It was a dessert she liked, yet the merangue was a bit overbaked. I have Celaic Disease (the servers were attentive to my dietary needs), so I tried the Flourless Chocolate Cake. Much to my surprise, the dessert presented a moist cake (rather than the fudgey-concoctions usually offered) complemented by a scrumptious chocolate chip mint ice cream.

We will return in two weeks .

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4.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Filet Mignon ravioli was excellent. Chocolate cake was delicious.

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

St. Eve's is my new favorite restaurant in the area. I love the ambiance and the food is delicious. We especially love that it is BYOB. The filet ravioli are so darn good. They served us a banana bread at the beginning and I purchased a loaf to take home. The summer peach cobbler was super yummy as well. Certainly not inexpensive, but definitely a great value. Can't wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Food was great, well prepared and the service was pleasant, efficient and professional.

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

It's a gem in Ho-Ho-Kus! Having driven past it so many times we decided to try it. We were delighted and I think we found our new favorite spot in the area.
The restaurant is very lovely, and the wait staff was very attentive. Love the decor!
You can bring your own wine which is great. Food was incredible, we had the salmon and the mahi mahi - both done very well. Appetizers were also stellar as was the homemade dessert - flourless chocolate cake with homemade mint chip ice cream! Bonus - coffee was incredible!
A great restaurant, we will return without hesitation!!

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

The food at St Eve's is delicious and uses seasonal fresh ingredients. The service is very good and the waitress was very attentive.

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4.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Fresh. Delicious. Relaxing. Unique.

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5.0Dined on June 5, 2018

Using Open Table I had requested soft shell crabs if available. They are a true favorite. They did not disappoint and were prepared tempura style. An appetizer of lobster ravioli accompanied by a single scallop and shrimp was delightful. Tried a new dessert, a kind of ice cream sandwich made with ginger snaps and filled with cinnamon ice cream we probably would not order again. The cookies were soft and a little gummy. Delicious coffee to end and a beautiful selection of warm breads to start it was a mid-week meal and the service was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

We had an excellent time. Everything was very good, well prepared and second to none.

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4.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Impeccable service attention to detail tasty food but nothing I couldn’t make myself but if you want to be waited on and served beautiful platter is this is the place to go

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4.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Four thumbs up. Good and service was great

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Excellent food, great / knowlegedble service. One exception, did not like the double expresso I ordered

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3.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Although we were satisfied with our experience, the price point left us somewhat disappointed. We would go back, and felt that it was worth a try, but it will probably be several months at least until we return. Glad that it was a BYOB.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

The food is great. Soft shell crabs are the best anywhere?

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4.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Always fun local dining experience! The food is consistently good. Favorite vibe in Bergen County!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was delicious. Atmosphere was great and the service was spot on.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Hostess was rude and not accommodating .although my in laws are regulars there she told them she couldn’t accommodate them in their regular spot even the place was not busy. Nor did their regular table even get sat while we were there. And their meal was dry they told me on the way home.
Shameful for the prices charged to serve dry food

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

An early Saturday night dinner with a dear friend.
Shared a salad of apples, walnuts, blue cheese and greens..
Delicious!
Service was very charming and professionally
Proffered.
My friend had rich beefy short ribs.
I had a sliced flatiron steak. It was a night for red meat.
Shared a rhubarb/ Strawberry crumble.
All in all... a perfect meal.

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Great experience. Food was wonderful and we’ll be back.

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Food and Service is consistently excellent!!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Beautiful Decor. Great Food. Service Was Just OK... Will Definatly Go Back!

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Could not have been better. Beautiful evening on the outdoor patio. Crab cake app was amazing. Warn peach salad special also great. My wife had the soft shell crab special and I had the flat iron steak. Both wonderful. Steak cooked perfect.y rare with a crispy outside. The truffle mashed potatoes were a great companion for the steak.

Much too full for dessert but a really special meal.

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