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Fiddleheads Restaurant

27 E Railroad Ave, Jamesburg, NJ 08831-1432
+1 732-521-0878
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Ranked #1 of 13 restaurants in Jamesburg
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: New American BYOB bistro in a downtown, art-gallery setting. Amazing food and great service. Serving lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch (closed Monday and Tuesday).
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38 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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English first
Englishtown, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We moved to this area recently and were looking for a "special occasion" restaurant. We took a chance at Fiddleheads and boy did we hit the jackpot! Put simply, all four of us (fairly critical diners) were more than satisfied with our choices. For a relatively small restaurant the menu was surprisingly extensive and diverse (Fiddleheads is known for its... More

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Monroe Twp., NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Fiddleheads has been one of our go-to restaurants for a decade or more. The food is consistently good, but a little pricey. BYOB, which helps. The waiters are attentive. The smoked tomato soup is a favorite! While the restaurant is small, I don't feel cramped. Artwork decorates the the walls, and soft music is played. If price is a concern,... More

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Monroe, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Not to our liking, nothing special and too over priced for nothing special. Regular far you can get anywhere without those prices. Tables are small and crampy, service is fair to say the least. No not going back, the local diners are much better.

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Jamesburg, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was good, but for the neighborhood and the decor, I was surprised at the high prices. If I were planning a fancy dinner out I wouldn't pick this restaurant.

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Washington Crossing, PA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My mother and I were looking for a restaurant in Jamesburg when I eyed Fiddleheads and pulled over. We checked out the menu and noticed the white cloths on the tables and decided to go in. What a delightful experience we had from start to finish. Our host seated us at a table for two near a window and in... More

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Richmond, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Most recently had the lucky opportunity to dine here for lunch Easter weekend during a trip home to NJ. The staff and the management here are top notch! Friendly, attentive overall a great crew! The food was excellent! I love the atmosphere. I could see it as a place for a great romantic dinner. Many of my local family members... More

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Cranbury, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Your fine dining experience begins when you are welcomed in, like a friend. You are seated and provided with both regular and 'specials' menus; the regular menu has something for everyone and is always delicious; but the 'specials' are, quite often, just that - special. We have been dining here for years, and have NEVER been disappointed! Prices are reasonable... More

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New York City, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Fiddlehead's is a decent place. I had a steak that was okay, certainly not memorable. The sides were decent as well. The service was just okay. The room can be a bit loud when full but if you go early that can be avoided. Prices are reasonable but the fact it is a BYOB is a big redeeming factor.

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Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Six of us had a delightful meal here, confirming our judgment - reached many years ago - that this is a first rate establishment. Set in a long narrow space that looks out on an iconic railroad track running down the middle of the town's main street, the location of Fiddleheads might sound less than wonderful. But the rails are... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Been there twice both times very good but last night my steak was very tuff and cold. I coundnt even cut it. Everything else was good we will be back

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