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Rebecca's Restaurant

236 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
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Ranked #17 of 68 Restaurants in Edgewater
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Marblehead, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Four of us just wanted a quiet, enjoyable, somewhat different style of dinner where the food would be good and we could hear each other. Rebecca's was a rare treat. the tables were unusually well spaced apart. The service was excellent. We mentioned the patio table was a bit unbalanced and it was fixed in 2 minutes. We each had... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Came here for dinner, booked reservations 15 minutes in advance using OpenTable.com. We ordered the assorted croquettes for appetizers those were yummy.. At the table we all sampled each others dish: main entrees of churrasco skirt steak (generous portion and delicious), garlic shrimp (about 7 jumbo pieces- I could have made this dish better with a better side of garlic... More 

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Saddle River NJ
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232 reviews 232 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Cuban food, start with the avocado and palm salad, split it because it is ample, then try the savannah shrimp which is crusted with coconut, and very creamy sauce with dirty rice, and don't forget the key lime pie which is made there! a little hard to find because it is the back end of river rd, in the small... More 

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Edgewater, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is really good, but does take some time...but good food often does. The service is average, but the food is worth the wait. There are lots of Cuban restaurants int eh area, but this place earns the best food for me. Great Guacamole, fresh fish...and the pork chops are amazing, but do take 45 minutes+.

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Washington, DC
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127 reviews 127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant. I was staying on Blvd. East (a/k/a JFK Blvd. East) in West NY, NJ, and this restaurant was recommended by a friend. It only cost me about $9 for a taxi ride from 60th St. & Blvd. East to the restaurant. It's small with a beautiful décor. I had the Mango mustard... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The food here is amazing and it reminds me of my mom's home cooking. You have to have their back beans and the Ropa Vieja is an excellent entree choice. Don't Forget to order plantains as they are very tasty and the presentation is wonderful! Our server seemed to lack experience but we were so in love with the food... More 

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Edgewater, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Our table was crunched in between 2 other tables. We were actually conversing with strangers. I don't mind meeting new people but this is not what I expect in a restaurant. The food was delicious but the servers lacked tact and training. One server placed my appetizer utensils back on my table. I had to explain and request to please... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

excellent latin (Cuban) food, very cozy atmosphere, prices are on the average to high side...you can bring your own wine, etc

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Rebecca"s Restaurant Is a family owned business with what appears to be growing pains. The food is quite excellent but the service is concerned sporatic. Our waitress was most concerned about our enjoyment of the dining experience, and we appreciated that. The problem began when a lot of people arrived and then the service became somewhat sporatic. If they can... More 

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Union County, NJ
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We've been to Rebecca's a dozen times for special occasions and have always been pleased with the food and service until recently. On our recent visit, Rebecca was not there but a group of young, apparently inexperienced hosts were terribly disorganized which made for scenes of chaos regarding seating, timeliness, and sacrifice to general courtesy. Service went down considerably after... More 

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Additional Information about Rebecca's Restaurant

Address: 236 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
Phone Number: 201-943-8808
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edgewater
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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