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A Toute Heure

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232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137 (Elm Street)
Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
+1 908-276-6600
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: A Toute Heure is a local bistro located in the Centennial Village of...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Our favorite place in Cranford

This charming farm-to-table restaurant has delicious, seasonal menus and a very friendly staff. Their desserts are fantastic. It is easily our favorite place in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
New York, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This charming farm-to-table restaurant has delicious, seasonal menus and a very friendly staff. Their desserts are fantastic. It is easily our favorite place in town.

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Cranford, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We always enjoy the experience. The restaurant is very charming and intimate. The service is impeccable and the food is delicious. There is always something new and interesting, such as the homemade saurkraut pizza, which was delicious. I We love that it is BYOB. Unfortunately, the space is small and it is very difficult to get a table. There is,... More 

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Paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Quaint and romantic restaurant that is "farm to table", which I always appreciate. Special menu set up that is none like any other using the freshest ingredients.

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This restaurant is one of our favorites! It is small and intimate but the food is delicious. We have dined here with friends and everyone is more than satisfied with their meals. We have also participated in their special events and those are always memorable as well as delicious. We can't say enough about this special restaurant.

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Cranford, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is exceptional, always fresh and interesting. We went for my birthday dinner, made reservations weeks in advance, but have been on several occasions for lunch and dinner. The menu is small but innovative, offering something for everyone (we have been with friends that are strict vegetarians) and everyone is always very happy with their choice. Lunch is also a... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Friends invited us to join them at A Toute Heure and we couldn't have been more pleased. It's hard to get a table at this small restaurant because the food is so good and the place was packed on a Saturday night.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I've been wanting to go to this restaurant for years. I called for a reservation about 10 days in advance for a Saturday night, but I had to get wait listed because they were booked. They do not take walk ins for dinner. However, I got lucky and a few days later they called to tell me a table was... More 

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Clark, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
27 helpful votes 27 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
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
    (Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-6600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?