Best of Morris/Essex 2018: Restaurants & Food



Bar Food

1. Billy and Madeline’s Red Room
60 Parsippany Rd.
Whippany
973.739.0031
billysredroom.com

2. Thatcher McGhee’s
53 Broadway
Denville
973.586.3377
31 Passaic Ave
Fairfield
973.227.4938
thatchermcghees.com

3. Gourmet Café
136 Baldwin Rd.
Parsippany
973.316.0088
gourmetcafenj.com

3. St. James’ Gate
167 Maplewood Ave.
Maplewood
973.378.2222
stjamesgatepublick house.com

Barbecue

1. Minuteman BBQ
990 Mt Kemble Ave.
Morristown
973.425.9798
mmbarbecue.com
2 Hot Rods
175 N. Main St.
Wharton
973.361.5050
hotrodsbbq.com

3. Bluff City BBQ
21 Midland Ave.
Montclair
973.744.4657
bluffcitybbqnj.com

3. Oink and Moo BBQ
54 Broadway
Florham Park
973.845.6101
oinkandmoobbq.com

3. Pepes BBQ
977 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange
973.736.1567
pepesbbq.com

Breakfast

1. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

2. Anthony’s Cheesecake
71 Washington St.
Bloomfield
973.415.8885
anthonyscheesecake.com

3. Carver’s in Denville
38 1st Ave.
Denville
862.209.1464
carversdenville.weebly.com

Burgers

1. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

2. Zinburger
1900 Route 10
Morris Plains
973.998.9766
zinburgereast.com

3. Committed Pig
28 W. Park Pl.
Morristown
862.260.9292
thecommittedpig.com

3. Second Half on Main
5 E. Main St.
Denville
973.784.4040
www.secondhalf
onmain.com

Butcher

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

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

2. Kings Food Market
Multiple Locations
kingsfoodmarkets.com

3. Olive Tree Marketplace
3130 Route 10 West
Denville
973.361.9900
olivetreemarketplace.com

3. Schwind’s
115 Route 46 West
Rockaway
973.627.0956
schwinds.com

3. Whole Foods
Multiple Locations
wholefoodsmarket.com

BYO Restaurant

1. Anthony’s Cheesecake
71 Washington St.
Bloomfield
973.415.8885
anthonyscheese cake.com
2 Portofino’s
29 Mills St.
Morristown
973.540.0026
portofinosrestaurant.com

3. Spice Thai Cuisine
26 Belleville Ave.
Bloomfield
973.748.0056
spicethainj.com

Caterer

1. Food Company Catering
32 Littell Rd.
East Hanover
973.887.8870
foodcompany
catering.com

2. Sergio & Company
28 Broadway
Denville
973.627.1043
sergioandco.com

3. Flying Meatballs
110 Route 10
East Hanover
973.884.8600
flyingmeatballs
market.com

3. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

3. Summit & Main
1 W. Main St.
Denville
973.625.1066
summitandmainnj.com

Chinese Restaurant

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

2. Shanghai Jazz
24 Main St.
Madison
973.822.2899
shanghaijazz.com

3. King’s Palace
9 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.8000
kingpalacedenville.com

3. Lin’s Palace
40 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.993.8668

Coffee Shop

1. Mara’s Café
25 East Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

2. Smart World Coffee
2 Broadway
Denville
973.627.1600
74 South St.
Morristown
973.359.9800
smartworldcoffee.com

3. Boonton Coffee
516 Main St.
Boonton
862.261.0228
boontoncoffee.com

Donuts

1. Beignets
45 Broadway
Denville
862.209.1700
beignetsnj.com

Gluten-Free Goodies

1. Mo’Pweeze Bakery
32 Broadway
Denville
973.627.2300
mopweezebakery.com

2. Gluten Free Gloriously
267 Main Ave.
Stirling
908.647.7337
glutenfreegloriously.com

3. Plum Bakery
179 Glenridge Ave.
Montclair
973.509.7586
plumonpark.com

3. Squirrel & The Bee
515 Millburn Ave.
Short Hills
973.376.4888
squirrelandthebee.com

Greek Restaurant

1. Twelve Islands Greek Taverna
1255 Valley Rd.
Stirling
908.647.2193
12islandsgreektaverna.com

2. Randolph Diner
517 Route 10
Randolph
973.328.2400
therandolphdiner.com

2. Theodora’s
336 S. Main Street
Wharton
973.989.8363
theodorasrestaurant pizza.com

Ice Cream

1. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

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

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

Indian Restaurant

1. Caffe Delhi
276 E. Main St.
Denville
973.784.3888
caffedelhidenville.com

1 Cinnamon
2920 Route 10 West
Morris Plains
973.734.0040
cinnamonindian
restaurant.com

 

1 Pakwaan Indian Restaurant
794 Route 46 West
Parsipanny
973.396.8070
pakwaannj.com
2 Bollywood Grill
435 N. Beverwyck Rd.
Parsippany
973.257.1444
bollywoodgrill.net

 

2. Chand Palace
257 Littleton Rd.
Parsippany
973.334.5444
chandpalace.com

Italian Deli

1. Sergio & Company
28 Broadway
Denville
973.627.1043
sergioandco.com

Italian Restaurant

1. Portofino’s
29 Mills St.
Morristown
973.540.0026
portofinosrestaurant.com

2. Guerriero’s
162 South St.
Morristown
973.267.5055
guerrieros.com

3. Caffé NaVona
147 Route 46
Rockaway
973.627.1606
caffenavona.com

Kid-Friendly Restaurant

1. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

2. Eric’s Jamaican Cuisine
309 Main St.
Boonton
973.334.0102

3. Tiff’s Grill & Ale House
231 Speedwell Ave.
Morris Plains
973.290.9777
tiffsmorrisplains.com

Mexican Restaurant

1. Don Jose
200 Route 10 West
East Hanover
973.781.0155
124 Route 46 East
Netcong
973.527.7330
donjosemexican.com

2. El Mejicano
36 First Ave.
Denville
973.586.7000
6 Wall St.
Rockaway
862.209.4435
mejicanorestaurant.com

2. Riviera Maya
116 Route 46 East
Rockaway
862.209.1999
rivieramayanj.com

3. Aztec Authentic Mexican Restaurant
35 Perry St.
Chester
908.888.2111
aztecmexican
restaurant.com
Organic Health Food Shop
1 Grassroots Natural Market
20 First Ave.
Denville
973.627.5440
grassrootsnatural
market.com

Pizza

1. Denville Pizza
20 Diamond Spring Rd.
Denville
973.625.4321
denvillepizza.com

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

3. Mancino’s
490 E. Main St.
Denville
862.209.4751
mancinositalian.com

3. Nonna’s
176 Columbia Tpke.
Florham Park
973.410.0030
nonnaspizzaflorham park.com

3. Romanelli’s Italian Eatery
42 Lincoln Pl.
Madison
973.377.9515
romanellispizza.com

Scenic View Restaurant

1. McLoone’s Boathouse
9 Cherry Lane
West Orange
862.252.7108
mcloonesboathouse.com

Steak House

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

1 Rails Steakhouse
10 Whitehall Rd.
Towaco
973.335.0006
railssteakhouse.com

 

2. The Stirling Hotel
227 Main Ave.
Stirling
908.647.6919
thestirlinghotel.com

Tapas

1. Xunta Tapas Espana
392 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell
973.226.0733
xuntatapas.net

2. Empanada Guy*
568 Park Ave.
Freehold
732.333.0082
empanadaguy.com

Tea Shop

1. Mara’s Café
25 E. Main St.
Denville
973.625.0901
281 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
973.682.9200
marascafe.com

1 Sally Lunn’s
15 Perry St.
Chester
908.879.7731
sallylunns.com

 

Vegetarian Restaurant

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

2. Vital Dining
387 Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair
973.655.9500
vitaldining.com

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

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