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Matt's Red Rooster Grill

22 Bloomfield Ave, Flemington, NJ 08822-1402
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Ranked #4 of 109 Restaurants in Flemington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Wed 8:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main Street
Description: Matt’s Red Rooster Grill is a contemporary American bistro paying homage to a wood fired grill that “brings out the best flavors” of traditional American cuisine, reinvented creatively. A CIA (Hyde Park) graduate, Chef Matt McPherson stays true to his local roots integrating the finest seasonal ingredients, sourced from local family farms & day boat fisherman into his unique dishes. The restored Victorian home provides a relaxed elegant atmosphere to catch up with friends, celebrate special occasions, enjoy a romantic dinner, or impress an important client. As Matt’s creations pamper your taste buds, the staff indulges you with rock star service, the perfect remedy for a long day or week. With two floors, downstairs feeds off the warmth & energy of a bustling open kitchen. Four seats at the Chef's counter let you feel the heat, as you watch Matt & his team from a perch over the grill. Upstairs is away from the bustle while the porch provides relaxed & refreshing outdoor dining.
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Delicious and fantastic. The menu is varied and original. The service was excellent and the food was excellen. Highly recommended.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This remains top on my list of Central NJ restaurants. The menu has a combination of popular favorites with seasonal specials featuring nuances using local produce. For example an appetizer combining prosciutto, fresh melon, jumbo lump crab in a honey mustard aioli blew me away. Main course of coffee-rubbed Ribeye was cooked perfectly, was tender and tasty. Usually don't but... More

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Flemington, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Delicious dining - but a bit on the expensive side - so plan for that - BUT GO. Nice atmosphere - great room for parties upstairs. You will NEVER have a bad meal here and you should definitely try the bread pudding for dessert!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I heard a lot about the restaurant and was really excited to go. Enjoyed the dinner, however, won't return due to the small portions and above average prices for the area.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Ok food, nice atmosphere, average overpriced food.Definitely the Chef/Owner was not on the premises..

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New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Cute old building in downtown Flemington, nice touch with outside dining on a cozy covered porch. The staff is wonderful- courteous and efficient. Food generally very good but they use too much salt in most offerings and the prices are out of line -too high. We understand a high price for premier items such as lobster tails but, come on,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We dined recently on a Tuesday evening at Matt's restaurant. We were on business and decided to use Trip Advisor to choose a local restaurant. Matt's menu is very nice with several selections available including meat, chicken and fish. Many appetizers were offered at reasonable prices Overall our meals were excellent, only to be surpassed by the incredible waiter who... More

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New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My friend took me to Matt's Red Rooster Grill for my birthday dinner and we had a superb meal. The appetizer (Lobster Roll) was FILLED with lobster and the sauce was delicious! The mahi mahi for dinner was perfectly grilled and the vegetables that were served on the dish were crisp and enjoyable. My friend enjoyed her salmon dinner very... More

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I sat right next to the wood-fired grill watching the chef cook up everything from halibut to ribeye to calamari to pork tenderloin. Unfortunately I had to ask a bus boy if we could see a server after sitting for 20 minutes unattended. The show was awesome, the chef & staff were a well-oiled machine, but I'm not so sure... More

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Readington, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've been here before, and the food was really good, so we expected another delicious meal...and it was! This was the first time we were seated upstairs, and it was nice to see a different part of the restaurant. However, service was really slow. Good thing we weren't needy. Prices are moderately expensive, but it's worth it.

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