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.
Rat's Restaurant in the middle of the Grounds for Sculpture is a romantic venue complete with a pond, a beautiful garden with sculptures, outdoor seating and French food. Imagine walking into a fairyland and eating a meal there- this is just what happens at Rat's Restaurant. The name is inspired by a fictional character who loved to host parties in the book The Wind in the Willows. The menu comprises of Caramelized Scallops, Maple Cured Pork Tenderloin and Pocono trout. There is a cocktail lounge too, which serves some outstanding cocktails and wines- befitting a celebratory meal. They also host events which is a great idea given the beauty of the venue. Dine here to recreate a scene out of a fiction novel!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The menu at this award-winning restaurant features an interesting list under soups, like the Peach Carpaccio. Up to 50 people can be accommodated for private parties. If required, the party co-ordinator can help in the planning. The Frog and the Peach also hosts several events around wine tasting. Twenty years on, this place has continued to maintain its exceptional style.
Brick walls, wooden décor, conical lampshades and Southern cuisine are the what you can expect at Delta's Restaurant. Start off with Delta's Seasonal Salad, followed by the Carolina BBQ Platter, and wind it all up with Sweet Potato Pie. Delta's Grand Martini will go well with the sumptuous meal. There are a variety of other delicacies that you can opt for too—steaks, chicken and seafood. Those who are musically inclined will love the entertainment nights. There's live R&B every Friday and jazz performances every Saturday at Delta's.