Mon–Fri, D daily, brunch Sat & Sun. Bar menu, 3
Nero’s Grille 77 Walnut St, Montclair; 973-
233-1019. Italian fare, featuring a raw bar, aged
steaks, chops, seafood, free-range chicken and
pasta. L Mon–Fri, D Mon–Sun. X
Nico Kitchen + Bar NJPAC, 1 Center St,
Newark; 973-642-1226. Italian-inspired cuisine,
featuring ricotta gnocchi, pizza and Sicilian spumoni sundae. L Mon–Fri, D daily. X
Pig & Prince 1 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair;
973-233-1006. New American cuisine, featuring
house-made charcuterie, PEI mussels and curried
chicken pot pie. D Tues–Sun. X
Saluté Brick Oven Bistro 173 Glenridge Ave,
Montclair; 973-746-2380. Italian cuisine, featuring charred octopus, roasted Cornish hen and
risotto. D Tues–Sun. X B YO
The Terrace The Hilton Short Hills, 41 JFK
Pk wy, Short Hills; 973-379-0100. Innovative
American cuisine, with award-winning brunch
featuring chilled seafood bar, signature dishes
and dessert buffet. B/L/D daily, brunch Sun, afternoon tea Fri & Sat. X
Turtle and the Wolf 622 Valley Road, Montclair; 973-783-9800. American cuisine, featuring
sweet potato agnolotti, braised rabbit and hot
wings. D Tues–Sun. X
Verjus 1790 Springfield Ave, Maplewood;
973-378-8990. Updated bistro classics,
including escargots, beef bourguignon and roast
duckling. L Tues–Fri, D Tues–Sun, brunch Sun.
Vanillamore 349 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair,
973-707-5373. American, with dessert-focused
menu, featuring turkey meatballs, salads and
themed dessert flights. L/D Tues–Sun. (★★★
• Wooden Spoon 285 Glenwood Ave,
Bloomfield, 973-743-0099. Southern cuisine,
featuring fried chicken, blackened catfish, ribs
and rice-and-beans. L/D Tues–Sun. $$/$$$
Zeugma Grill 44 South Park St, Montclair;
973-744-0074. Mediterranean cuisine, featuring
beet falafel, grilled sea bass and sautéed calamari. L/D daily. (★★ Feb 2018)
• Antique Bar & Bakery 122 Willow Ave,
Hoboken, 201-683-7029. Italian cuisine, featuring sticky buns, Lobsta Pasta and ribeye. L Fri,
Bareli’s 219 E. Rt 3, Secaucus; 201-865-0473.
Italian cuisine, featuring grass-fed buffalo,
salmon and tiramisu. L Mon–Fri, D Mon–Sat.
Cucharamama 233 Clinton St, Hoboken;
201-420-1700. Latin-American cuisine,
featuring seviche, poached octopus, spiced-choc-olate flan. D Tues–Sun, brunch Sun.
Cellar 335 335 Newark Ave, Jersey City;
201-222-1422. Asian-American fare,
featuring avocado fries, Duroc pork ribs and
mini ice cream sandwiches. D Tues–Sun.
$$/$$$ (★★★ May 2017)
La Fusta 1110 Tonnelle Ave, North Bergen; 201-
770-1965. Argentine cuisine, featuring grain-fed
beef, house-made gnocchi and avocado salad. L
Mon–Sat, D daily. X
Liberty House 76 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey
City; 201-395-0300. American bistro, featuring jumbo lump crab cake, bluefin tuna and
pumpkin cheesecake. L Tues–Sat, D Tues–Sun,
Maritime Parc 84 Audrey Zapp Dr
(Liberty State Park), Jersey City;
201-413-0050. Seafood-focused New
American fare, featuring shrimp risotto,
snapper and rack of lamb. L Wed–Fri, D
Tues–Sun, brunch Sat & Sun. X
Talde 8 Erie St, Jersey City; 201-630-0077.
Asian-American cuisine, featuring wonton
ramen, pretzel, pork-and-chive dumplings and
oyster-and-bacon pad Thai. D Wed–Sun, brunch
Sat & Sun. X
• Piggyback Bar 200 Hudson St, Jersey City;
201-345-7775. Southeast Asian spin on tuna
tartare, hanger steak, fisherman’s stew and
other American favorites. L/D daily.
Alice’s 24 Nolan’s Point Park Rd, Lake Hopatcong; 973-663-9600. American cuisine,
featuring chicken wings, pan-fried crab cakes
and Belgian chocolate mousse. L Tues–Sun, D
Tues–Sun, brunch Sun. (Open daily in summer,
call for hours.) X
Blue Morel 2 Whippany Road, Morristown;
973-451-2619. New American cuisine, featuring a raw bar, Berkshire pork porterhouse and
peach-blueberry crumble. B/L/D daily X
Black Horse Tavern and Pub 1 West Main St,
Mendham; 973-543-7300. American cuisine,
featuring shrimp and pear salad, burgers and
prime rib. D Wed–Sun (tavern), L/D daily (pub).
Bosphorus 32 North Bever wyck Rd, Lake Hiawatha; 973-335-9690. Turkish cuisine, featuring
charcoal-grilled lamb chops, grilled salmon and
kunefe. L /D daily. $/$$ X (★★½ Nov 2018) NE W
George and Martha’s 3 South St, Morristown;
973-267-4700. New American cuisine, featuring
fresh-baked cornbread, meatloaf, grilled steaks
and brick-dough wrapped salmon. L/D daily. $/$$
H2Ocean 41 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls; 973-
984-9594. Seafood, featuring raw bar, seared
ahi tuna and short ribs. L Mon–Fri, D Mon–Sat
$$$ (★★★ Nov 2017)
Il Capriccio 633 Route 10 E, Whippany; 973-
884-9175. Regional Italian cuisine, featuring
house-made pastas, organic meats and wild-
caught fish. L Mon–Fri, D Mon–Sat
Inspiration Roll 46 South Park Place, Morristown; 973-998-9449. Noodle fare, featuring
ramen bowls, bao buns and sushi buritos. L /D
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen 110 South
St, Morristown; 973-644-3180.
Italian-influenced American cuisine, featuring
dayboat scallops, salumi boards and oysters.
L/D Tues–Sun. X
The Office Tavern Grill 3 South St, Morristown;
973-285-0220. Upscale comfort fare, featuring
flatbreads, burgers andBelgian mussels. L Mon–
Sat, D daily, brunch Sat & Sun. X
Piattino 83 East Main St, Mendham; 973-
543-0025. Italian fare, featuring Neapolitan
pizza, pasta and pan-seared salmon. L/ D daily.
Rod’s Steakhouse & Seafood Grille
1 Convent Rd, Morristown; 973-539-6666.
American cuisine, featuring crab cakes, prime
New York sirloin and sea bass. L Mon–Sat, D
daily, brunch Sun. X
Serenade 6 Roosevelt Ave, Chatham;
cuisine with fried oysters, slow-roasted duck
and flourless chocolate tart. L Mon–Fri, D
Slamwich Scratch Kitchen 143 Main St, Madison; 973-520-8957. American fare, featuring
housemade meats and condiments overstuffed
sand wiches. B/L/D Mon–Sat, B/L Sun.
South + Pine 90 South St, Morristown; 862-
260-9700. New American cuisine, featuring pan-seared bronzino, hanger steak with
horseradish hollandaise and chocolate stout
pudding. L Mon–Fri, D daily, brunch, Sat & Sun.
Andre’s Restaurant 112 Tomahawk Trail,
Sparta; 973-726-6000. French cuisine with
Asian influence, featuring house-cured salmon,
grilled rack of lamb and short ribs. D Wed–Sat.
Buco 953 Allwood Rd, Clifton; 973-779-3500.
Italian cuisine, featuring eggplant rollatini, house-made manicotti and horseradish salmon. L Mon–
Fri, D daily.
Kirkers Inn 237 Diamond Bridge Road, Hawthorne; 973-427-7700. German-American fare,
featuring sauerbraten, a variety of schnitzels and
thin-crust pizza. L/D Mon–Sat.
Krave Café 102 Sparta Ave, Newton; 973-
383-2600. New American cuisine, featuring PEI
mussels, fettucini with duck confit and tres leche
cake. L/D Tues–Sun. X
Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas 70 King-sland Rd (Clifton Commons), Clifton; 973-661-