Verona Inn Tavern

4.5
177 Reviews
$30 and under
American

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Casual
Great Beer

Verona Inn Tavern shows just how special a tavern can be once four generations of customers have graced its entrance. It’s not just a local Verona cherished spot, but also a destination for some notable patrons such as celebrities, members of Congress and presidential candidates. It may rock as a sports bar with not only a happy hour but also a happiest hour, but it is also family friendly and has outdoor patio dining.

In addition to sandwiches, burgers, appetizers and salads, Verona Inn Tavern also has some popular specialty entrees. The VI signature tacos are a prime example. Lime crema and house salsa borracha perfectly complement your protein choice - mahi mahi, Cajun shrimp, pulled pork, marinated chicken or skirt steak. The BBQ bowl is another favorite with steak and pulled pork and KC-style BBQ sauce. Private parties and catering are also available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 177 people are saying
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DeeT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went on a Sunday night & sat on the back patio. Our server was very friendly & service was very fast. We ordered burgers sandwiches wings & fries. Everything was delicious! I recommend the Buffalo Bleu Chicken Burger & the Truffle Fries! I will definitely come back next time I’m in town!

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Barbara
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service1ambience4

We arrived at 6:15 - got water right away - placed our order (the exact same order for the both of us) Tacos

One hour later, they brought them to the table.

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Danyell
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience3

The waiter was super attentive and nice the food however was not the best chicken was way over cooked and ribs were a bit fatty maybe just an off night.

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vipBird
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent Sunday meal with my son and wife in the garden outdoor seats. Decent portions, fair pricing

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AlinaD
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Unfortunately the service was very slow. We ordered a salad and a sandwich and that took over 30 minutes to arrive. We wanted another drink, but our waitress was not around to talk to. We had to ask someone else to help us.

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Essexdiner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Reliable food and good service. Good flavors and nice to eat outside.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Service was very poor, our server came by our table twice and we didn’t see her again the whole night. We had to stop other servers to ask for utensils and water. The bar area was quite loud, I would recommend trying outside or the side room if you’re there for conversation or a date. The food is just alright. Wouldn’t recommend if you’re looking for good food/atmosphere.

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vipdonnajoe329
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time here, it was a nice atmosphere, varied menu (options for vegetarians). Food came out fast- our server, Sara was so nice, since we asked to turn A/C down or move our table, she did so herself.

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vipMehhhhhh
Puerto Vallarta
24 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ahi tuna sandwiches were delicious.

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Cathy
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food!

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vipLisaR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It took awhile to get our food but everything was good. Very nice atmosphere in the back patio. Good drinks too.

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NedW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great people food is very good and the micro beers are great

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BobbyB
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bars/Taverns in NJ are back. Great menu selections and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food4service1ambience4

The server was the slowest and most negligent server I’ve ever had. It seems like she was completely ignoring the fact that we were there waiting for someone to offer even water. It was my son’s Birthday celebration but the fact that we waited sooooooooo long made it a bad experience. The food, ambience, value were good, but the service was lousy. I had to ask multiple times for our waitress, who only showed up after another waitress helped us. Honestly you need to train your employees more. The place wasn’t even 1/4 full to say it was a busy night. It was a Tuesday after 8pm. Very slow service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

The restaurant is good overall, but if you get unlucky and get seated in the room they have that’s off the main bar area, the feel and experience is totally different. I’d rather be home then sit in what feels like a forgotten extension of the restaurant.

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ChristopherB
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was out on the patio, which is beautiful. They were busy, but the service was flawless.

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Megs
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Love their outdoor patio space. My husband thinks their wings and burger are excellent. One of our go tos!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ordered a couple of drinks and few apps to share. The fried pickles were amazing! We also enjoyed the sliders. Cheesesteak egg rolls and soft, buttery hot pretzel. The outdoor section is nice with large area that is covered, TVs if you are into sports and cute ambiance.

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JoeM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Relaxed and comfortable. Service is always pleasant and attentive. Food is fresh and tasty.

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MaryF
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and nice outdoor area. Extensive beer selection which was awesome.

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JohnP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great tavern. Food and beer selections appropriately priced for a neighborhood restaurant. Never disappointed on my many trips here.

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vipCharlie
New York Area
95 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Verona was as usual great. The food is outstanding for this kind of place, it's bar food on steroids. Madison our server was excellent. A go to place.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Mother’s Day

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SamS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were excellent. We ate on the patio, which was beautiful.

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vipRickG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Service by Joe. Very attentive to our needs

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SLSNJ
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Verona Inn twice now and both times it has exceeded my expectations. It's by far one of the best gastropubs/taverns in Northern NJ. Extensive menu with lots of variety, very polite staff and everything tastes amazing. Good value as well. I'll be back many more times to eat my way through the menu! Bonus points: lots of outdoor seating!

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Brett
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Very good meal. Great service. Price was fair. I just wish they sat out on the back deck rather than the alley. Especially since we had a reservation. But all in all, a very positive experience.

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WadeW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

................................................Really Great Viisit>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>!!!

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ChrisT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Nice atmosphere and always have hockey games on the TVS.

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Jason
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

This place is fine for drinks only and maybe an appetizer. Don’t come here for dinner.

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KathrynO
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful ... beer selection was good and food was yummy

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AjaB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We booked a 4:30pm outside table for 4 for my birthday. We were two adults and two kids. We had previously dined here and had a very nice experience which is why we came back. This time they wanted to seat us down the dark alleyway despite there being multiple open tables in the main patio area. When we asked why we couldn’t sit in the main patio, they said that those were a different outdoor area to book, which was not true at all since there’s only one “Outside” option to book. They clearly wanted families away from the main outdoor dining area, which I would understand for prime time dining, but this was 4:30pm and there was no excuse for the rudeness and unprofessionalism of their staff.

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vipKatJ
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot! Great food and service.

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vipMasiMeals
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience3

We generally have had good experiences at Verona Tavern but the last couple of times we have been the wait for food has been unacceptably long. This time we waited 45 minutes for a soup appetizer. More frustrating was the fact that a huge group of 9 came and sat down when we had just received that appetizer, and they got their meal in minutes. We realize things happen but this seems to be a bad trend. We will give them another chance as we do like the food.

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vipSteveH13
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Waiter should have introduced himself and been a little more personable instead of just basically not conversing at all. His service itself was basically good but just a suggestion for him to be more interactive. Ate outside so of course noise was low. Noce experiience

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LisaR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great doors and service. Surprised the tv’s sound was on. I know it’s March madness but no reason to hear the games and then commercials.

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Corey
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good stuff. Try the truffle fries.

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Stella
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great. We're locals. Would be wonderful if you could start to wean off of plastic!

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Chip
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Verona Inn is very welcoming . Server friendly attentive and food is very good pub fare. The only negative is a plastic fork and knife. If I can have a real plate and glass why not a real fork and knife ?

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MarkP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family's solid go to when we're hankering for delicious burgers, disco fries, and fish tacos. They have a good revolving selection of craft beers on tap and the staff is friendly and attentive. Always a pleasant time.

FAQs

Verona Inn Tavern is rated 4.5 stars by 177 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.