Best Restaurants & Food 2015

From steak to sushi, here are the winners of our 2015 Readers' Choice Awards.



Bakery

1. Ava’s Cupcakes
20 Wall Street
Rockaway
973.625.7601
Rockaway Mall
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway
973.302.3789
avascupcakes.com 

2. My Mommy’s Kitchen 
1295 Route 23
Butler
973.291.6686
mymommyskitchen.com

3. Sweet-Niche Bake Shop 
32 Broadway 
2nd Floor
Denville
973.527.5273
sweet-niche.com 

Bar Food

1. Thatcher McGhee’s
53 Broadway
Denville
973.586.3377
thatchermcghees.com

2. The Second Half on Main
5 East Main Street
Denville
973.784.4040

T-3. Coda Kitchen & Bar
177 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood
973.327.2247
codamaplewood.com

T-3. MoonShine
55 Main Street
Millburn
973.218.6042
moonshinesupperclub.com

T-3. Morris Tap & Grill
500 Route 10 West
Randolph
973.891.1776
morristapandgrill.com

Barbecue

1. Hot Rods
175 North Main Street
Wharton
973.361.5050
hotrodsbbq.com

T-2. The American BBQ Company
94-1 Ford Road
Denville
973.664.1460
americanbbqco.com

T-2. Suzy Que’s
34 South Valley Road
West Orange
973.736.7899
suzyques.com

Breakfast

1. Summit & Main
1 West Main Street
Denville
973.625.1066

2. Carver’s
38 1st Ave
Denville
862.209.1464

3. The Original Pancake House
817 Bloomfield Ave
West Caldwell
973.575.9161
831 Route 10 East
Whippany
973.515.8552
originalpancakehouse.com

Burgers

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

2. Five Guys
Multiple locations
fiveguys.com

T-3. Roots
40 West Park Place
Morristown
973.326.1800
rootssteakhouse.com

T-3. Tierney’s Copperhouse
4 Little Falls Road
Fairfield
973.227.6066
tierneyscopperhouse.com

T-3. Twisted Elm
435 River Drive
Elmwood Park
201.791.3705
twistedelm.com

Butcher

1. Denville Meat Shop
28 Diamond Spring Road
Denville
862.209.4088
denvillemeatshop.com

T-2. Chester Meat Market
27 West Main Street
Chester
908.879.7523

T-2. Esposito’s Meats & Deli
90 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover
973.884.0151
espositosmeatsanddeli.com

T-2. Nugent’s Prime Meat Market
187 Speedwell Ave
Morristown
973.984.6843
nugentsprime.com

BYO Restaurant

1. Café Metro
60 Diamond Spring Road
Denville
973.625.1055
thecafemetro.com

2. La Cucina
278 Diamond Spring Road
Denville
973.67.6200
lacucina-denville.com

3. Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant
515 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair
973.655.9000
mesobrestaurant.com

Caterer

T-1. Food Company Catering
32 Littell Road
Suite 8A
East Hanover
973.887.8870
foodcompanycatering.com

T-1. Summit & Main
1 West Main Street
Denville
973.625.1066

T-2. Cedar Ridge Café & Bakery
410 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood
973.327.2286
cedarridgecafe.com

T-2. Denville Meat Shop
28 Diamond Spring Road
Denville
862.209.4088
denvillemeatshop.com

Cheese Steak

1. Summit & Main
1 West Main Street
Denville
973.625.1066

2. Green Village Deli
536 Green Village Road
Green Village
973.377.1709

Chinese Restaurant

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

2. Top’s China Chinese Restaurant
74 Morris Street
Morristown
973.889.8819
topschinamorristown.com

3. Mr. Chu
44 Route 10
East Hanover
973.887.7555

Coffee House

1. Mara’s Café & Bakery
25 East Main Street
Denville
973.625.0901
marascafe.com

2. Smart World Coffee
2 Broadway
Denville
973.627.1600

74 South Street
Morristown
973.359.9800
smartworldcoffee.com

3. Cedar Ridge Café & Bakery
410 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood
973.327.2286
cedarridgecafe.com

Craft Beer

1. The Office Beer Bar & Grill
619 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair
973.783.2929

3 South Street
Morristown
973.285.0220
office-beerbar.com

Diner

1. West Side Diner
324 US Route 46
Denville
973.983.1818

T-2. Alexis Diner
3130 Route 10 West
Denville
973.361.8000
alexisdinernj.com

T-2. Parkwood Diner
1958 Springfield Ave
Maplewood
973.313.3990
parkwooddiner.com

T-3. Denville Diner
17 Broadway
Denville
973.625.3133

T-3. Nautilus Diner
95 Main Street
Madison
973.377.8484

Donuts

1. Beignets
45 Broadway
Denville
862.209.1700
beignetsnj.com

2. Sweet-Niche Bake Shop
32 Broadway
2nd Floor
Denville
973.527.5273
sweet-niche.com

Farmers’ Market

1. Denville Farmers’ Market
Bloomfield Ave Municipal Parking Lot
Denville
201.417.2335
denvillefarmersmarket.com

2. Morristown Farmers’ Market
Spring Street and Morris Street
Morristown
973.455.1133

3. Morris Farmers’ Market Grocery & Sushi
30 Lafayette Ave
Morristown
973.292.1771
https://sites.google.com/site/morrisgourmetfarm/

Frozen Yogurt

T-1. Let’s YO! Yogurt
31 Valley Road
Montclair
973.337.8451
letsyoyogurt.com

T-1. Strawberry Fields Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt
147 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood
973.763.3313

88 South Street
Morristown
973.590.2714
strawberryfieldsfrozenyogurt.com

Gluten-Free Goodies

T-1. The CakeOver
79 North Beverwyck Road
Lake Hiawatha
973.551.5540
thecakeover.com

T-1. Squirrel & The Bee
515 Millburn Ave
Short Hills
973.376.4888
squirrelandthebee.com

T-1. Starseed Bakery
100 Hibernia Ave
Rockaway
973.957.0500
starseedbakery.com

Greek Restaurant

1. Lithos
405 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston
973.758.1111
lithosgreekrestaurant.com

T-2. Skara Estiatorio
350 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell
862.702.3098
skaraestiatorio.com

T-2. Thavma Mediterranean Grill
6230 Town Center Way
Livingston
973.992.8999
thavmagrill.com

Ice Cream

1. Denville Dairy
34 A Broadway
Denville
973.627.4214
denvilledairy.com

2. Scoop House
813 Main Street
Boonton
973.263.0929
scoophouse813.com

3. South Street Creamery
146 South Street
Morristown
973.267.8887

Indian Restaurant

1. Mysore Woodlands
296 Route 46 West
Parsippany
973.227.8191
njwoodlands.com

T-2. Begum Palace
300 Main Street
Madison
973.660.9100
begumpalace.com

T-2. Cinnamon Indian Restaurant
2920 Route 10 West
Morris Plains
973.734.0040
cinnamonindianrestaurant.com

T-2. Mehndi
88 Headquarters Plaza
3 Speedwell Ave
Morristown
973.871.2323
mehndimorristown.com

T-3. Brick Lane Curry House
34 Franklin Ave
Ridgewood
201.670.7311
bricklaneridgewood.com

T-3. Mirch Masala Grill
1521 US Route 46
Parsippany
973.335.6050
mirchmasalagrill.com

T-3. Tandoori Chef II
6 Highland Place
Maplewood
973.763.6770
tandoorichef2.com

Interior Décor

1. H2Ocean Restaurant & Raw Bar
41 Ridgedale Ave
Cedar Knolls
973.984.9594
h2oceanrestaurant.com

T-2. Thatcher McGhee’s
53 Broadway
Denville
973.586.3377
thatchermcghees.com

T-2. Tierney’s Copperhouse
4 Little Falls Road
Fairfield
973.227.6066
tierneyscopperhouse.com

Italian Deli

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

2. Anthony & Sons Little Italy Bakery – Market – Café
20 Luger Road
Denville
973.625.2323
anthonyandsonsbakery.com

3. Calandra’s Italian Village
234 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell
973.226.8889
calandrasitalianvillage.com

T1. Mia Famiglia Inc.
277 Main Street
Millburn
973.467.5740
miafamigliainc.com

Italian Restaurant

T-1. Basilico
324 Millburn Ave
Millburn
973.379.7020
basilicomillburn.com

T-1. Caffe NaVona
147 Route 46
Rockaway
973.627.1606
caffenavona.com

T-1. Guerriero’s Ristorante
162 South Street
Morristown
973.267.5055
guerrieros.com

T-2. Forte Pizzeria & Ristorante
182 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell
973.403.9411

486 Route 10
Randolph
973.328.4300
fortepizzeria.com

T-2. Nonna’s
176 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park
973.410.0030
comehometononnas.com

T-2. Verona Restaurant
1171 Sussex Turnpike
Randolph
973.895.8888
veronarestaurant.com

Kid-Friendly Restaurant

T-1. Cucina Calandra
The Best Western/Fairfield Executive Inn
244 Route 46 East
Fairfield
973.575.7720
cucinacalandra.com

T-1. Minuteman Country Kitchen
990 Mount Kemble Ave
Morristown
973.425.9798

T-1. Thatcher McGhee’s
53 Broadway
Denville
973.586.3377
thatchermcghees.com

Mexican Restaurant

1. El Tapatio
29 East Blackwell Street
Dover
973.537.0833

T-2. Don Jose
200 Route 10 West
East Hanover
973.781.0155
donjosemexican.com

T-2. Riviera Maya
116 Route 46
Rockaway
862.209.1999

T-3. David’s Rumba Café
6 Elmer Street
Madison
973.520.8160
davidsrumba.com

T-3. Fresco Mexican
137 East Main Street
Chester
908.955.7222

T-3. Senorita’s Mexican Grill
285 Glenwood Ave
Bloomfield
973.743.0099
senoritasmexicangrill.com

Organic Health Food Shop

1. Grassroots
20 First Ave
Denville
973.627.5440

66 Morris Street
Morristown
973.290.0050
grassrootsnaturalmarket.com

2. Whole Foods Market
222 Main Street
Madison
973.822.8444

701 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair
973.746.5110

110 Washington Street
Morristown
(coming soon)

235 Prospect Ave
West Orange
973.669.3196
wholefoodsmarket.com

Pizza

1. Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria
180 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood
973.378.5800
arturosnj.com

2. Millie’s Old World Meatballs & Pizza
60 South Street
Morristown
973.267.9616
milliesoldworld.com

T-3. Nonna’s
176 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park
973.410.0030
comehometononnas.com

T-3. Romanelli’s
42 Lincoln Place
Madison
973.377.9515
romanellispizza.com

T-3. Tony’s Pizza
668 Speedwell Ave
Morris Plains
973.267.8825
tonyspizzamorrisplains.com

Romantic Restaurant

1. Bernard’s Inn **
27 Mine Brook Road
Bernardsville
908.766.0002
bernardsinn.com

T-2. Nicole’s Ten
246 Route 10 West
Randolph
973.442.9311
nicolesten.com

T-2. Restaurant Serenade
6 Roosevelt Ave
Chatham
973.701.0303
restaurantserenade.com

T-2. Verjus
1790 Springfield Ave
Maplewood
973.378.8990
verjusrestaurant.com

Scenic View Restaurant

1. Highlawn Pavilion
Eagle Rock Reservation
West Orange
973.731.3463
highlawn.com

2. Alice’s**
24 Nolan’s Point Park Road
Lake Hopatcong
973.663.9600
alicesrestaurantnj.com

Steak Restaurant

1. Roots
40 West Park Place
Morristown
973.326.1800
rootssteakhouse.com

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

3. Rails Steakhouse
10 Whitehall Road
Towaco
973.335.0006
railssteakhouse.com

Sushi

1. Yama Sushi
5 East Main Street
Suite #5
Denville
973.627.7712
yamasushi.us

T-2. Sogo
248 Route 46 West
Denville
973.784.4981
sogo.cc

T-2. Takuma
42 Lincoln Place
Madison
973.295.6868

3. Nagano Japanese Restaurant
23 Washington Street
Morristown
973.540.9120
njdiningguide.com/nagano.html

Tapas

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

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

T-2. Cuban Pete’s
428 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair
973.746.1100
cubanpetesrestaurant.com

T-2. Upstairs
608 Valley Road
Montclair
973.744.4144
608upstairs.com

Tea Shop

T-1. The Cosy Cupboard
4 Old Turnpike Road
Morristown
973.998.6676
cosycupboardtearoom.com

T-1. Nature’s EnerQi Wellness Bar and Cafe
21 Bloomfield Ave
Denville
973.784.0123
naturesenerqi.com

Vegetarian Restaurant

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

631 Valley Road
Montclair
973.783.1088
veggieheavenmontclair.com

T-2. Chand Palace
257 Littleton Road
Parsippany
973.334.7600
chandpalace.com

T-2. Loving Hut
538 Route 10
Ledgewood
862.251.4611
lovinghut.us

**not located in Morris or Essex Counties

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