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About The Frog and the Peach

The Frog and The Peach, located in downtown New Brunswick, NJ is one of the Garden State’s premier dining venues, recently named NJ’s best “All Around” restaurant for “its impressive New American cuisine” and rated fourth most popular restaurant in the state by Zagat Survey. Whether seated in one of the warm and inviting alcoves of this stylish, swank restaurant set on two levels, in the newly renovated outdoor Garden, or in the inviting bar area, diners will enjoy Chef/Proprietor Bruce Lefebvre’s modern American menu with a seductive international spin. Try signature selections like the Tuna Sashimi with cucumber salad and lemongrass broth, Black Truffle Gnocchi with almond basil pesto or Tea Cured Duck Breast with a jasmine rice cake, pea greens, shiitake mushrooms and smoked duck jus. The award winning wine list offers 400 selections carefully chosen by wine director Jim Mullen.

29 Dennis St.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday-Saturday: 5:30 - 10:00; Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Dennis Street and Hiram Square

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 846-3216

Website:
http://www.frogandpeach.com/

Parking Details:
Valet and Street parking as well

Public Transit:
New Brunswick stop on the Trenton Line

Executive Chef:
Bruce Lefebvre

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you’re planning that special birthday dinner, your daughter's intimate wedding, or a corporate meeting followed by dinner, The Frog and The Peach offers a superb venue with spaces for groups as small as 10 and up to 55. For larger groups, the entire restaurant can accommodate up to 150.

Private Party Contact:
Jeremy Fisher: (732) 846-3216 ext. 16

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Festival of Peaches!!
5-Course Tasting Menu
(offered mid-July to mid-September)
Celebrating New Jersey’s Ripe and Delicious Home Grown Peaches

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Special Valentine's Day Menu: 4 courses for $88 per person;
Optional wine pairings $40 supplement
This will be the only menu available for the holiday.

The Frog and the Peach Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

79% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (19)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Business Meals (15)
Good for a Date (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Cozy (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Bar Seating (10)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Authentic (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Tapas (6)
Casual (5)
Seasonal (5)
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Great for Lunch (4)
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·Dined 3 days ago

We ended up being one hour late for a reservation, the staff was very understanding and made us feel very comfortable. We hate being late and being "those people" as we ended up being the last seated table for the night. Our server, Matt, reassured us that there was no rush and we felt very comfortable and at ease and able to really enjoy the experience. His recommendations were great and all the food was delectable. We're honestly thinking about going back next weekend. The $1 Oysters in January is very appealing as well. We ordered additional items as well to try and touch every piece of the menu. Nothing disappointed. Price is reasonable. I'd go back as often as I could.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was incredible, the drinks were good and the food was delicious . Had the swordfish and couldn't have loved it more. The only thing is the portion sizes are a bit small and the prices a bit high. But with the quality of the food, service, and overall experience, I had no problem at all paying those prices! Well worth it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Some entrées were good and some were not. Service was very slow. Not sure I would go again

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Exceptional chef special 5-course tasting menu with wine pairing, surprise menu, no advance knowledge, really fun, and no bad item, every course was a gem, delight

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Always a wonderful time for my wife and I. This will have been our 5th time and I have nothing but great things to say about the food, the service, and the ambiance. Class act all the way!

Tags: Authentic, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The Frog and the Peach , while a worthwhile dining experience, did not quite live up to our expectations. The food was delicious, creative, and well priced, but dinner was missing that special something that makes a meal memorable. We all ordered the 3 course tasting menu which included a generous appetizer and main course and a dessert. We very much enjoyed the scallops in a sweet potato purée and the hanger steak and Black Sea bass were very well prepared. Dessert choices were limited to 2 and were not very creative. The wait staff was professional and attentive. I would recommend The Frog & the Peach because even though they did not "wow"us, the restaurant offers a creative menu , well priced food in a lovely setting.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We shared several small plates which were all well presented and delicious. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list. The wait staff worked well as a team keeping the dinner moving without feeling rushed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

After several suggestions from friends, we dined at Frog and Peach for New Year's Eve. We were greeted at the door and our coats were checked which was nice. We had a reservation and were seated right away in the greenhouse room. For a very bitter winter eve, we were chilly at dinner especially because we were seated right by the door. The room did have heat lamps, but on this unusually cold night, we were cool.

Although we sat down quickly and were poured water, no other servers attended our table for the first ten minutes. We finally had to ask for someone to take our drink order. After the initial mishap, the service was a bit more attentive but when paying for a fine restaurant you expect the best, which was not the case.

Dinner was decent, but the portions were incredibly small. For instance, my meal consisted of four medium-sized scallops and a dollop of sweet potato puree. I was still hungry after dinner. The food was decent but not enough for me to go back, especially after seeing the bill. I have had steak at well-known restaurants in New York City for less. Dessert was actually really delicious, I had a molten chocolate cake with delicious gelato. It was a shame to have to tip 18% of the 500 dollar bill for service that was mediocre, but we still did anyway. Unfortunately, we will not be back.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Wasn’t worth the hype or the large bill. We expected it to be expensive and that is fine, however the service and the food did not meet our expectations.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

They always do a great job with the food and service. New Years Eve was amazing. Beef tenderlion was the best I ever had.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Went for my birthday. The first disappointment was that we were seated in front of the kitchen doors and near the bar where the wait staff stood and chatted —-not at all inviting. I ordered a drink which was watered down the appetizer was over seasoned as was my salad i sent it back. As for the meal I ordered Mac and cheese because by this time after driving an hour and looking forward to a lovely night as we dined here in the garden room about 2 years ago and it was amazing I was feeling angry at the placement of our table btw no one was in the place and the watered down drink poor salad I thought they can’t possibly mess up Mac and cheese well I was. Wrong It was like eating pure garlic couldn’t taste the cheese at all! Ugh. Place once was great but things have changed!!!! Do yourself a favor don’t go they don’t care. Even their parking lot had not been cleared of 3 inches of snow out front the walkway was not salted!!!!!!! We left saying to ourselves is this restaurant a tax write off for someone ??? Bad bad and bad. Glad I didn’t fall on my way in however I would of saved 150 dollars as it was the night before New Year’s Eve!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great surprise next to our hotel. The service was top notch and the food terrific. Nice portions, elegantly served, and very tasty.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Frog and the peach definitely take pride in everything they do ... the ambiance , the quality of food and service .. luv it here

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

We were looking forward to a quiet and elegant dinner as we have for more than 20 years. Unfortunately, we were seated next to a very raucous holiday gathering replete with yelling, screaming and drinking games. I appealed to the manager but nothing could be done. So sad to see an institution sink to this level. Service was also spotty with long waits for simple beverages. Will not return and will certainly not recommend to anyone.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was beyond delicious and the waitstaff was very attentive. It was a wonderful meal. It was a very upscale locale and an enjoyable evening. I will definitely be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent restaurant. It has impressed us every time we go with new and creative dishes. My wife and I can’t wait to go back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Interesting

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

It was a small celebratory meal for my grad student, and her first time at the Frog an the Peach, excellent meal, excellent service and enjoyable evening

Tags: Healthy, Tapas
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2017

I've been coming to The Frog and The Peach for many years for business lunch or dinner and special occasions. They cater to a sophisticated palette and never disappoint. The prix fixe three-course lunch option is a cost-effective way to enjoy their menu. The heated patio room is a little oasis in the cold weather!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Servers were inexperienced and the food was just okay. Not rushing back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Wonderful evening. We did the pre fix before the Theater and it was lovely.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Awesome local food and service. My foodie colleague from St Louis was happy!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 29, 2017

It was only lunch, so I wasn't expecting much, but the food managed to disappoint. The fried sea bass sandwich was completely undistinguished. The pulled duck was dry. And the gnocchi could be a lot better in any good Italian place. The octopus was good but the serving was tiny. Besides the food, everything was fine.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Heard so much about this restaurant since relocating to central Jersey, and it was fine in every way. There was just nothing outstanding about it that would cause me to either recommend or go out of my way to return.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We sat in the green room and it was uncomfortably warm. The chairs were plastic and flimsy and not comfortable to stay seated in.

The food was OK, not worth the price. the butternut squash soup was good and lobster was hearty but flavor was just okay. My BF said the NY strip was good and scallops as well.

I did not find anything there especially delicious considering the price. Didn't hate it but didn't love it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food is always good here. Our table was next to the servers station and it was a bit noisy. Wedge salad, soup and oysters were great as was dessert (both chocolate), entrees were ok. Strip steaks were fatty and pork a but under done. Not enough to complain about though, just not 5 star.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Food is very creative, and usually very good. Wines are good and reasonably priced.

This time I had a pheasant special prepared Mexican style that was off the bone, and stuffed. It was awful. Tons of gristle and only mediocre in flavor. If I hadn't been at a business meal I would have sent it back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a wonderful meal at The Frog and the Peach. The food was beautifully presented and very interesting and the service was excellent. We had two cocktails, a beer two appetizers and two small plates and a shared desert for $107. Not cheap but a good value, our server "Clementi" was excellent. The food was unique, but not over the top. The carrot cake was beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. I'd also recommend cauliflower almond puree appetizer. We were originally seated upstairs in a back room that was too loud, we requested and were moved to a quieter table also on the second floor. I had to ask several times for olive oil for my bread, but beside this, the service was excellent. I would recommend it for a date night or special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very enjoyable evening at the Frog and Peach. Six of us were seated right on time at a table that was the perfect size for conversation. My drink was prepared expertly. The wine list is quite extensive, with reasonable prices. Serving staff were well-trained and helpful. Three of us had the Asian pear salad -- pretty in appearance and very tasty. For main courses, the "small plates" were actually more substantial that we expected....the scallops and hanger steak were all we would have wanted for a main course and were priced quite reasonably, so it wasn't completely necessary for us to have ordered other small plates in addition, but we did anyway and they were good. We didn't opt for dessert, so no comments there. If we return, we will skip the valet parking (under-staffed, slow and over-priced at $15) and just look for a spot on the street.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The menu selections were out of the ordinary, and each meal was prepared to perfection. The service was attentive but did not interfere with the table conversations. We were not rushed through our meal. The meal was not inexpensive, but well worth the price. The only complaint was the ability to find a parking spot - the valet parking was confusing, but there is a parking garage a short distance from the restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The main course is bad for everyone, I had fish but it tasted not fresh, my husband had lamp, it just tasted ok. my friend had beef, she could barely cut it into slices, it was so hard. However the appetizers are good, compared with main course.

disappointed experience.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Service was great, but was underwhelmed by the food and presentation. Also the hanger steck dish I ordered was not hot or even warm. The side that came with it was unappealing and also cold.

The tuna was excellent but the rest if the dishes were only fair.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I had not been to the Frog and Peach for several years and was very pleased that it is still a great dining experience.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our overal experience in Frog and the peach was a good one. The food was reasonably priced, and the taste was fine. My only complain is about the service. We were celebrating a birthday party, and in my reservation I requested them to write a "Happy Birthday" Message on the dessert plate. I usually request such a thing when we celebrate a birthday in a restaurant. Since I didn't receive any reply from the restaurant, I supposed they'll do it. But they didn't! I guess if they can not meet the guests' expectations, they should have at least let me know before the party.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The food, service and atmosphere were just wonderful. We are at the bar, service and recommendations from the bar keep, a young women were spot on.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

I have always been a big fan of F&TP, but was disappointed to find they had changed formats to primarily a small plate menu. While they have a few items that are more traditional portions, but bulk of the menu is now small plates. This can be fun, but I preferred the previous menu. Service and the wine list continue to be excellent.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tapas
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

I have been to the Frog and Peach many times over many years for business and special occasions. It remains on of the best spots in Central NJ. The menu is creative, broad and tasty, and uniformly well prepared and presented. The service is professional without being stuffy. Pre-fix lunch at $25 is a special value, including two courses and glass of wine. There are some very good wines at good prices.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Cozy, Business Meals, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Very attentive service. Excellent soup and interesting appetizers.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The service is always great here. On Sun. night it was even better than usual. I like the idea if being able to bring wine in on Sun. without the customary corkage fee. The food is always great, and sometimes exceptional.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We were asked st least five times by several different waiters if we were ready for dessert. This was all within a matter of minutes and each time we said no, we hadn't looked at the menu. The restaurant was mostly empty so they weren't trying to get us out because they needed the table. It was really annoying. The waiters should coordinate to care for the patrons instead of being overzealous.

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