Matt's Red Rooster Grill feels like hone with its cozy appearance from inside and warm ambience inside. Brick layered walls and wooden floors make for a rustic combination combining elegance and charm. Here one can savor American food like crab cakes, salmon, Chicken and Waffle and Grilled Romaine. The ingredients used in the food are locally sourced and the staff is trained to bring out the unique flavor of the dish. Matt's Red rooster Grill does not have a liquor license, so one would have to get their own drinks. The prices are moderate,the food deserving the money. Try the Fresh Fruit and Lemon Curd Tart before leaving.
Eno Terra sits amidst lush surroundings in a beautiful mansion steeped in history. The majestic setting is just the beginning of your experience though. Drawing inspiration from the region's rich agricultural bounty, the restaurant presents a diverse menu of Italian specialties that offer a good mix of the traditional and modern preparations. Most of the kitchen's ingredients come from the restaurant's own Eno Terra Canal Farm with independent growers and suppliers also chipping in. The seasonally changing menu offers a good mix of classic and contemporary preparations, with seafood dominating the proceedings. The delightful wine list is a globe-trotting affair with American and Italian wines making up a major part of the list. A romantic charm envelopes you as you enter the historic building, with the wood-dominated interiors accentuating its striking features. An excellent bet for an intimate meal, Eno Terra is also apt for memorable group dinners and private functions. Check website for more.
The Rocky Hill Inn is a cozy neighbourhood bistro and pub, much loved by the localites. It features an extensive menu of wholesome food like Shepherd's Pie, Braised Short Rib, various burgers and quite a few salads. Here one can relax like in an English pub with the adjacent bar providing the beer on tap, TV screens and WiFi. The outdoor patio is also a good place to unwind. Do not leave without trying out the turkey burger that is supposed to be one-of-a-kind.
Chateau of Spain offers exquisite Spanish cuisine with an elegant dining experience. The interiors are tastefully decorated with soft lights, wooden furniture and artistic paintings. The extensive use of wood sets the tone of the the decor in whole. Delicious and garnished beautifully, the food promises to capture the essence of Spanish cuisine. The menu has an eclectic assortment of Spanish delicacies along with a few Portuguese culinary delights as well. The place is perfect for intimate family lunches, birthday parties or grand wedding dinners. Whatever be the occasion, Chateau of Spain restaurant promises to deliver a dining experience to cherish forever.
The Dead Rabbit has been lauded for many things: being the "Best Bar in North America," the "World's Best Bar," and offering the "World's Best Cocktail Menu" among them. This sophisticated Irish pub meets classy cocktail lounge has something for everyone, be it the stellar selection of craft beers in the taproom, more than 70 vintage cocktails in the upstairs parlor, or festive bands and DJs featured weekly. Hungry crowds can choose between elevated bar snacks like cheese and charcuterie plates or heartier dishes like the rabbit burger. There's even a gourmet grocery attached where foodies can stock up on artisan goods. Experience the flow of conversation among fashionable guests on the first and second floors of The Dead Rabbit or book the top floor for a private event.
Totonno Pizzeria, founded in 1924 by Anthony "Totonno" Pero, features some of the best coal-fired brick-oven New York-style pizzas around. Few places can boast fresher ingredients than the homemade mozzarella, sauces and toppings they feature here. In addition to traditional Margherita and Neapolitan pizzas, they have bianca pizzas (without sauce) and combination pizzas with a variety of toppings, as well as pasta dishes. Appetizers include salad, mussels marinara and calamari.
Enjoy succulent meat roasted brown according to taste at Christie's Steakhouse inside the Crowne Plaza. The interior with wood panelling and leather chairs gives a feeling of utter luxury as one bites into the steaks. The Stella Artois marinated rib-eye is a good bet, as also is the Delmonico Steak. The restaurant provides room-service to hotel guests too, to enjoy the steaks in the comfort of their rooms. There is seafood and salads too that can be relished. Do keep some room for desserts.
Pithari Taverna is a great addition to New Jersey's culinary melting pot. The unassuming establishment brings Mediterranean flare to the east coast with an authentic menu that has won critics over. Indulge in traditional Greek specialties Arni Fricase, Souvlaki and Baklava in a laid-back and homely ambiance coupled with amicable service. The national colors of blue and white punctuate the the decor and makes its way to cutlery and tablecloth.
Located in close proximity to Rutgers University and New Brunswick, OQ Coffee Co. has brought quality brews to neighborhood. The cafe offers classic roasted beans brewed to perfection part from tasty espressos. Coffee lovers can even shop for premier quality coffee beans and other goodies.
Presenting authentic Southeast Asian zest, the critically acclaimed Pad Thai is a refreshing addition to the New Jersey's diverse culinary scene. Classics Massamam and Keow Whan are popular favorites; exhaling infectious aromas of traditional spices and condiments, exemplary of Thai cuisine. The distinctive feature remains its commitment to stick to its roots, unlike its Americanized counterparts, as well as its large vegetarian clientele.
A Better World Cafe is a local community kitchen doubling as a quaint cafe on South 2nd Avenue. Nestled in an ancient church, the bistro is only the fifth of its kind in America. There are no fixed prices for menu items, only approximate fares. Also, the cafe uses ingredients procured from regional farms, thus supporting the local farmer community. It also ensures no Styrofoam and plastic is used in any of its practices. The no-frills dining area is furnished with simple chairs and long tables. It welcomes the less fortunate who cant afford their daily bread and butter. A 'community entree' is offered for free everyday. Most of the preparations are vegetarian, while it also offers gluten-free and vegan dishes. Desserts, sandwiches, salads and soups are served at this Highland Park soup kitchen.
Eat in style from breakfast to dinner at the Glasswoods tavern inside the Hyatt Regency. This upscale restaurant makes delicious pancakes and omelettes to begin the day. Follow up on it with Crab Cakes, paninis and immaculately prepared Seafood Chowder and Lobster Pot Pie. The ambience is elegant yet comfortable, though one needs to be well dressed here. Book early for a seat. The bar serves wines and some light meals till late in the night. One can also host personal functions in the venue. There are TV screens in the private rooms for added entertainment.