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232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
+1 908-276-6600
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Ranked #2 of 61 Restaurants in Cranford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Elm Street
Transit: Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
Description: A Toute Heure is a local bistro located in the Centennial Village of Cranford, owned by Andrea & Jim Carbine and open since May of 2007. Offering lunch & dinner, and two special services - a "Last Sunday" brunch and a "Second Saturday" lunch. The menu changes with the seasons each month and features the finest ingredients that local markets, farms, and gardens have to offer - all cleverly combined and offered in delicious dishes prepared by Executive Chef Kara Decker and Pastry Chef Jessica Knik.
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Clark, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went to A Toute Heure for our first time this weekend...glad we did. I've been to 100 Steps, their sister restaurant but never here. We started with some bites of pork meatballs and tater tots followed by a delicious mushroom soup. Our entrees of scallops and black bass were outstanding. Homemade ice cream and chocolate chip... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Never a bad meal, always great service. Brunch is fantastic, and the food is always well prepared. Staff is friendly and accommodating

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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122 reviews 122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went here for lunch to check the place out due to the high TA rating. To sum it up, the food was good and the service was good but it wasn't over-the-top great. The menu was inventive and the ingredients we fresh but nothing about the meal really stood out. The best part of the meal was the dessert... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Wow, the food was very creative and excellent. really loved the inside decor of this place. Host was warm and welcoming. The service was attentive and friendly. Our friends who live in town told us to try it, so we did. we loved it.

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New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a restaurant that could be found in New York or Brooklyn, it has that energy. The menu is well balanced and changes regularly to reflect the season and what is fresh and available from local farms and vendors. The fish is always prepared perfectly and the spices used always compliment the dish without stepping out center stage. Save... More 

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Maplewood, NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Love everything about this place. The only reason I don't give it five stars is because it is so disappointing to never get a reservation. We tried for a long time and finally had to go an a week night during the summer when the kids were at camp. Looooved it. Our server was excellent, the vibe is friendly, and... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Always fun and bustling. Welcoming. Warm atmisi. Great creative earthy dishes. Passion marks owners and cook.

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Rahway, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Have been going here since they open and never had a bad meal. Love the mussels and who can go wrong with one of there sweet endings.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Someone recommended this as "one of the best". We were nicely greeted. We had the menu very well explained. We chose some of the mussels that were also highly touted. We thought we had finally found a restaurant that we could recommend to everyone and anyone. Not meant to be "French" but that was OK, it was very very good.... More 

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Maplewood, NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

For a business dinner, my host eagerly recommended A Toute Heure. He had had one of the best meals he'd ever had, then some good meals and a great meals, so the jury wad out. The jury has returned a verdict - eh! I wouldn't go again and neither would he. Since the menu changes often, what I had may... More 

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Additional Information about A Toute Heure

Address: 232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
Phone Number: +1 908-276-6600
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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