Best Restaurants 2014

These are the best restaurants in Morris & Essex counties according to your votes in our 2014 Readers' Choice Awards.



BAKERY

1. The CakeOver
79 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha
973.551.5540
thecakeover.com

2. Maria's Coffee Shop
56 Main St.
Chester
908.955.7331

2. Calandra's
234 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
973.226.8889

244 Route 46 E.
Fairfield
973.227.5008

204 First Ave.
Newark
973.484.5598
calandrasbakery.com

BAR FOOD

1. Tierney’s Copperhouse
4 Little Falls Rd.
Fairfield
973.227.6066
tierneyscopperhouse.com

2. Thatcher McGhee's
53 Broadway
Denville
973.586.3377
thatchermcghees.com

3. Krug’s Tavern
118 Wilson Ave.
Newark
973.465.9795
krugstavern.com

BARBECUE

1. Wild Hog BBQ
405 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
862.210.8262
wildhognj.com

2. Hot Rods
19 N. Main St.
Wharton
973.361.5050
hotrodsbbq.com

3. Stephanie’s Barbecue
687 N. 6th St.
Newark
973.732.1090

28 Wilson Ave.
Newark
973.900.5701

8 Centre St. 
Nutley
973.661.4441
stephaniesbbq.net

3. SuzyQue’s BBQ & Bar
34 S. Valley Rd.
West Orange
973.736.7899
suzyques.com

BREAKFAST

1. Toast
700 Bloomfield
Monclair
973.509.8099
toastmonclair.com

2. Honey's Kitchen
48 Clinton Rd.
Fairfield
973.287.6749

2. Fairchild's Market
171 Eagle Rock Ave.
Roseland
973.226.0400
fairchildsmarket.com

BURGER

1. Tierney’s Copperhouse
4 Little Falls Rd.
Fairfield
973.227.6066
tierneyscopperhouse.com

2. Arthur's Tavern
700 Speedwell Ave.
Morris Plains
973.455.9705
arthurstavern.com

2. Five Guys Burgers and Fries
804 Route 46
Parsippany
973.355.5454

895 Bloomfield Ave.
West Caldwell
973.521.7164
fiveguys.com

BUTCHER

1. Sussex Meat Packing
205 State Route 23
Wantage
973.875.5641
sussexmeatpacking.com

1. Chester Meat Market
27 W. Main St.
Chester
908.879.7523
chestermeatmarket.com

BYO RESTAURANT

1. Casa Filippo
373 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
973.364.9999

2. Cuban Pete's
428 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.746.1100
cubanpetesrestaurant.com

3. CulinAriane
33 Walnut St.
Montclair
973.744.0533
culinariane.com

CATERER

1. CulinAriane
33 Walnut St.
Montclair
973.744.0533
culinariane.com

2. Wild Hog BBQ
405 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
862.210.8262
wildhognj.com

CHESE STEAK

1. Cielo
168 Passaic Ave.
Fairfield
973.808.1414
cielonj.com

CHINESE

1. China One
12 Station Rd.
Denville
973.983.0909
chinaonedenville.com

2. Hunan Taste
67 Bloomfield Ave.
Denville
973.625.2782
hunantaste.com

3. Delicious & Best
498 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha
973.299.2788

COFFEE SHOP

1. Rockin' Joe
339 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
973.226.1116
rocknjoe.net

2. Chester Hills Diner
65 Route 206 S
Chester
908.879.7423

3. Mara’s Café & Bakery
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
marascafe.com

DINER

1. Honey's Kitchen
48 Clinton Rd.
Fairfield
973.287.6749

1. Roxbury Diner
101 Route 10 E.
Succasunna
973.584.2818
roxburynjdiner.com

1. State Street Grill
9 States St.
Bloomfield
973.748.3003
statestreetgrill.com

FARMERS' MARKET

1. Long Valley Green Market
20 Schooley’s Mountain Rd.
Long Valley
longvalleygreenmarket.com

1. Morris Plains Farmers' Market
Speedwell Ave. (700 block)
Morris Plains
973.267.1488

1. Roseland Farmers' Market
Roseland Ave. & Harrison Ave.
Roseland
973.650.7458
roselandmarket.org

GLUTEN-FREE
GOODIES

1. The CakeOver
79 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha
973.551.5540
thecakeover.com

2. Lake Hiawatha Dairy
79 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha
973.316.6686
dairylakehiawatha.com

2. Redwoods Grill & Bar
459 Main St.
Chester
908.879.0758
redwoodsgrillandbar.com

GREEK

1. Greek Delights
558 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.783.9100
greekdelightsnj.com

1. Thavma Mediterranean Grill
6230 Town Center Way
Livingston
973.992.8999
thavmagrill.com

ICE CREAM

1. Lake Hiawatha Dairy
79 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Lake Hiawatha
973.316.6686
dairylakehiawatha.com

2. Denville Dairy
34 Broadway
Denville
973.627.4214
denvilledairy.com

3. The South Street Creamery
146 South St.
Morristown
973.267.8887
southstreetcreamery.com

3. Cliff's Ice Cream
1475 Route 46
Ledgewood
973.316.6686
cliffsicecream.com

INDIAN RESTAURANT

1. Mehndi
3 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.871.2323
mehndimorristown.com

INTERIOR DECOR

1. Tierney’s Copperhouse
4 Little Falls Rd.
Fairfield
973.227.6066
tierneyscopperhouse.com

ITALIAN DELI

1. Sergio’s & Co. Italian Specialties
28 Broadway
Denville
973.627.1043
sergioandco.com

2. Calandra's
234 Bloomfield Ave.< br /> Caldwell
973.226.8889
calandrasitalianvillage.com

2. Watchung Delicatessen
117 Watchung Ave.
Montclair
973.774.1452
watchungdeli.com

ITALIAN RESTAURANT

1. Casa Filippo
373 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
973.364.9999

2. Acapello's
398 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.746.2553
acappelloristorante.com

2. Scalini Fedeli
63 Main St.
Chatham
973.701.9200
scalinifedeli.com

MEXICAN

1. Don Jose Mexican Restaurant
200 Route 10 W.
East Hanover
973.781.0155
donjosemexican.com

2. Cuban Pete's
428 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.746.1100
cubanpetesrestaurant.com

ORGANIC HEALTH
FOOD SHOP

1. Grassroots Natural Market
20 1st Ave.
Suite 3
Denville
973.627.5440

66 Morris St.
Morristown
862.242.8211
grassrootsnaturalmarket.com

PIZZA

1. Pizza Palace
1169 Sussex Tpke.
Randolph
973.895.3344

1. Star Tavern
400 High St.
Orange
973.675.3336
startavern.net

ROMANTIC

1. CulinAriane
33 Walnut St.
Montclair
973.744.0533
culinariane.com

1. The Orange Squirrel
412 Bloomfield Ave.
Bloomfield
973.337.6421
theorangesquirrel.com

SCENIC VIEW

1. Highlawn Pavilion
1 Crest Dr.
West Orange
973.731.3463
highlawn.com

STEAK HOUSE

1. Arthur’s Tavern
700 Speedwell Ave.
Morris Plains
973.455.9705
arthurstavern.com

1. Bloomfield Steakhouse
409 Franklin St.
Bloomfield
973.680.4500
eatbeefgethooked.com

1. Roots Steakhouse
40 W. Park Pl.
Morristown
973.326.1800
rootssteakhouse.com

SUSHI

1. Sushi Hana
5 N. Fullerton Ave.
Montclair
973.746.3900
sushi-hana.net

2. Midori
3130 Route 10
Denville
973.537.8588

TAPAS

1. End of Elm
140 Morris St.
Morristown
973.998.4534
endofelm.com

2. Cinders Wood Fire Grill
319 Route 46
Mine Hill
973.928.7000
cinderswoodfiregrill.com

2. Cuban Pete’s
428 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.746.1100
cubanpetesrestaurant.com

TEA SHOP

1. Sally Lunn's Tea Room
5 Perry St.
Chester
908.879.7731
sallylunns.com

VEGETARIAN

1. Veggie Heaven
57 Bloomfield Ave.
Denville
973.586.7800
veggieheavennj.com

631 Valley Rd.
Upper Montclair
973.783.1088
veggieheavenmontclair.com

2. Café Metro
60 Diamond Spring Rd.
Denville
973.625.1055
thecafemetro.com

3. Loving Hut
538 Route 10
Ledgewood
862.251.4611
lovinghut.us/ledgewood

WINE LIST

1. LuNello's Montville Inn
167 Main Rd.
Montville
973.541.1234
lunellosmontvilleinn.com

2. Highlawn Pavilion
1 Crest Dr.
West Orange
973.731.3463
highlawn.com

 

 

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