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Nero's Grille

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618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413 (Hobart Gap Rd)
973-994-1971
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Definitely worth a visit

We visited Nero's for the first in years during the beginning of a recent snowstorm. I'm glad we went back. We were served great meals in a pleasant manner despite the staff's desire to close up and beat the storm. Nero's has a great atmosphere and a nice bar. Definitely worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Ed M
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Union, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Whether for lunch or for dinner, you can always be sure to enjoy whatever you order at Nero's Grille. The menu is varied, whether you want a snack or a meal, the food is delicious, and the service is excellent.

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Union, New Jersey
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155 reviews 155 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We visited Nero's for the first in years during the beginning of a recent snowstorm. I'm glad we went back. We were served great meals in a pleasant manner despite the staff's desire to close up and beat the storm. Nero's has a great atmosphere and a nice bar. Definitely worth a visit.

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Edison, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Met some old business associates/friends on a weekday night for dinner. It had been years since I was last at Nero's. Back then the food and atmosphere were wonderful. I am happy to say that is still the case. I was surprised how busy they were for a mid week evening. Yet, our service was excellent from the moment we... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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170 reviews 170 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have friends that love this place. I have eaten here at least 5 times. Of all the times I have eaten here, only 1 time did I actually enjoy my food (and that was this recent trip). This time, I ordered Chicken Nero. It was good. The service is excellent. It is fun to watch the singles at the... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Booked a last minute dinner at Neros on a Friday night. Sat in the large dining room- which I prefer. Had delicious mushroom truffle thin crust pizza, excellent chopped salad and more. The waitress could not have been more accommodating when one of our party did not like their chosen selection. It was easily and cordially swapped out for a... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I had lunch here with a large group. I ate the ahi tuna wrap. It was OK but certainly nothing to rave about. Service was good.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nero's Grille is a special restaurant, that for years, has managed to deliver excellent food and service in a warm, unhurried setting. Under the watchful and caring eyes of Jeanine, the Manager, who always checks in on her customers and delivers a personal touch, with no request being too big or too small. The food is consistently excellent and is... More 

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I received a $14 hamburger, ordered medium-rare, that was raw. They could have cared less. They were surprised that I wanted it sent back. The manager was rude and unhelpful. I have been coming to Nero's since I was a child( the decor is still the same), but I will not return

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New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It had been years since I dined at Nero's. It was a crowded Saturday night when we arrived. We had reservations and be sure to have them. The food was delicious. I had the scallop special with butternut squash and it was tasty. The French onion soup was excellent and others at the table seemed pleased with their selections as... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Although the restaurant's accoustics amplify the noise coming from the very active bar scene, diners can enjoy delicious, well-prepared salads, seafood (especially their raw bar options), steaks and burgers. The best dining area is in the main room with all the windows; avoid the room 3-steps up from the bar.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413
    (Hobart Gap Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-994-1971

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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