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Worst Restaurants in NJ

I think you're looking for the thread "Worst Resataurant Town in NJ".

Cape May - Off Season

Peter Shields Inn. They brought in a new chef a few years back and his food is awesome. I believe they are closed Tuesday/Wednesday. Check out the website and menu.

Mar 24, 2014
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New Years eve

Just a heads up without a doubt some jerk is going to give you the "only amatuers go out on NYE" speal. Screw it go out anyway and have fun. Although I think any decent place will be booked at the time you are looking for this close to the holiday.

Red Bank (Just north of Red Bank anyway)- Nicholas
Sea Bright- Ama
Long Branch- Sirena
Atlantic Highlands- Copper Canyon

Each of these places has a website so you can check out menu. Good luck and enjoy!

Dec 30, 2013
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The Pass - New Charcuterie/Restaurant in Rosemont, NJ

Article from Rosie Saferstein-NJ Monthly

http://njmonthly.com/blogs/tablehopwi...

Sep 04, 2013
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Drew's Bayshore Bistro - NYTimes

Great Job Drew!

May 27, 2013
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Char - Red Bank

"No wait, it's gotta be your bull" lol

Mar 08, 2013
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Char - Red Bank

Really? You can't tell if a restaurant is worth going to if you haven't been there?

Mar 08, 2013
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Nice restaurant for Christmas Eve Dinner in Manchester Township?

Check out Three B's in Lakehurst. Nothing fancy but but very good tavern syle food in a nice setting. As a side note they also have an excellent Italian market in the same plaza.

Dec 17, 2012
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Hurricane Damage to NJ Restaurants

Some more good news for Sea Bright-Ama at the Driftwood also re-opened that Friday.

Dec 04, 2012
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Brando's Citi Cucina in Asbury Park

Careful dolfan they have internet access in the clink.

Nov 27, 2012
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Steakhouses in NJ

I am sorry you will have to do the leg work yourself, but I think Char is within 30 miles of you. Worth looking into if you have the time.

Sep 27, 2012
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Great Pizza! [Porta in Asbury Park]

There probally won't be a punk band but most likey a DJ. After ten o'clock or so the picnic tables inside are moved out of the way and the once dining area turns into a pretty massive dance floor. The bar will also most likely be very crowded making it not the ideal place to sit and chat.

It can be alot of fun if this is the night out you are looking for. As far as being a "relaxed atmosphere" and a good place to "sit and chill after dinner" you may want to look elsewhere.

Sep 25, 2012
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Great Pizza! [Porta in Asbury Park]

You are absolutely right, you should enjoy wine the way you like to. On that same note the restaurant can serve it anyway they like. Just because you enjoy it one way doesn't mean the rest of the world enjoys it that way (Pun intended).

Sep 22, 2012
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Great Pizza! [Porta in Asbury Park]

You made into the warehouse past the bocce ball courts through the picnic tables and were surprised when they didn't have stem glasses.

Sep 21, 2012
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Charcuterie in Central NJ

In Priceton give elements a try. They have a house-made charcuterie plate consisting of some unique and classic selections. There are usualy around 8-10 different varieties and they are always changing.

Sep 11, 2012
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Atlantic City recommendations

Another vote for tony's. Simple but good red sauce italian kind of place. In my opinion best pizza in AC as well.

Mar 01, 2012
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Looking for an authentic chinese/dim sum restaurant near Atlantic City

Joy Luck Palace
748 Black Horse Pike
Pleasantville, NJ 08232

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Joy Luck Palace
746 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232

Sep 19, 2010
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Boom in Belmar

"I recognize that restaurants are in business to make money. It's depressing to me, but I begrudgingly accept it. "

What other reason would a restaurant be in business?

May 19, 2010
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Best Sushi in Monmouth?- Let's hear your opinion

+1 for Kazu. Small quaint place with great rice and nice selection of hard to find fish. This past week we had madai.

May 13, 2010
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An Objective Look at Nicholas

The server or captain could not have have been attentive. As the server your are the last set of eyes to see what is being served. Your are the last line of defense to make sure the product is up to industry standards. Then when you clear that particular course and see that only one bite was taken you should ask yourself why. Further inspection would reveal the bad eggs. Attention to detail is a huge part of the hospitatality business and at the level of Nicholas it should be a priority.

May 10, 2010
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NJ Chowhound needs help for tonight.

I am in town for a family gathering and have no plans for this evening. We are staying close to intersection of 35 and 71. I would appreciate if anyone could offer any suggestions for tonight in the down town area or close to our location, we will be taking a taxi. Also because it's a sunday I was kind of hoping for a place that will still have a crowd later in the evening. We probally won't get their until 8:30 or 9:00. Had Parkside in mind but not sure if open on sundays.
Thanks in advance

May 02, 2010
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Monmouth County Bartenders

Guy at Stella Marina. Makes the best drinks and has a wonderful personality.

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Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant
1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Apr 20, 2010
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Los Angeles Hound in Toms River/Manchester for Mothers Day?

Not much in that area. How far are you willing to travel?

Apr 15, 2010
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Good bye, Manhattan Steakhouse.

Yes it does and so will this location.

Apr 11, 2010
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Brickwall (Asbury Park)

Awesome Bgut
That reply is more than meh

Mar 31, 2010
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Ruby's Taco Truck Ocean County

This taco truck was located on rt.9 south in Forked River in a parking lot next to the Forked River Freezer. Does anyone have any info as to where they are located now or if still in business at all. I really hope they're somewhere in the area...

Thanks in advance

Mar 24, 2010
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Anniversary Dinner at Bistro 44 tonight

Happy Anniversary and happy to hear you enjoyed your evening.

Mar 20, 2010
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need a special restaurant--money is no object

Second to elements in Princeton. If money is no object definetly sit at the chef's table in the kitchen. If you check out the sous chef's blog on their website you will get an idea of some the cutting edge things they're doing with food. Really very impressive and the head chef always brings in special items to be served at the chef's tasting. Santa Barbara Spot prawns, shima aji, kindai, real wagyu from kobe and mangalitsa pig are a few examples of courses that have served.

Good luck and have fun wherever you go, it sounds like you're in for a great night.

Mar 19, 2010
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Good bye, Manhattan Steakhouse.

Do you know will new place have liquor license?

Mar 13, 2010
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Good bye, Manhattan Steakhouse.

I'll miss it as well joonjoon. Food and service were always fantastic each and every visit. Truly sad to see it go.

Mar 08, 2010
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