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4175 Town Center Way (Livingston Ave.), Livingston, NJ
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Here's the Zagat listing: http://www.zagat.com/r/baumgarts-cafe-livingston

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great for kids, and a nice large menu

They have a nice diverse menu with a whole range of Asian fare. They also have some nice salads, and some great choices for kids. There is also a decent size outdoor seating area. I have eaten here many times and always like what I get. My favorite is the healthy creation where you pick what... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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northern nj
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109 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The menu is different, eclectic, and the place is very clean but, wow, is it overpriced! Skip it and go to the Livingston Diner which is close by.

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

They have a nice diverse menu with a whole range of Asian fare. They also have some nice salads, and some great choices for kids. There is also a decent size outdoor seating area. I have eaten here many times and always like what I get. My favorite is the healthy creation where you pick what is in it. The... More 

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New Jersey
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Having read some reviews of this location, I wasn't sure what to expect, so I was delighted to find the décor lovely, the service attentive and the food plentiful and delicious. We tried some new dishes and ordered some items for the table to share and were not disappointed with the presentation and flavor. The only thing I would change... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This restaurant serve Japanese, Chinese, Thai and American meal, best of all, New York cheese cake and ice cream, like they say" too many cook spoil the soup" or maybe not enough cook to deal with this crazy menu? we had lunch and dinner here three times, because our friends thought, we can try something new, of all the meals... More 

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new york, ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Went here with my parents and was surprised to find asian food with a western name. The Chinese food is actually quite authentic and pretty good. I wasn't crazy about the salted duck though. But the shredded beef and the shrimp was very good. Espresso ice cream was also something I'd go back for. The prices weren't bad at all.... More 

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Goshen, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I am sure many who dine here have a great variety of reactions - and all good. The menu appeals to the children (and the child in adults) by providing choices reminiscent of soda fountains from the last century ... (yes, the 1950s and 1960s were in the last century). This includes shakes, egg creams, great sandwiches and desserts -... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Went here tonight after reading the reviews posted. Wow! The service was too notch, a woman nearby dropped her credit card and they were right there to pick it up for her. You feel like a special guest the way the servers are there any time you need anything. Super friendly too. I ordered a dish off the light menu,... More 

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Roseland, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My 10-year-old daughter and I recently had lunch here. She had the lo mein, $6.99 (from the children's menu) and I ordered the chicken teriyaki, $10.99. The waiter was nice enough to substitute broccoli instead of the beans with her lunch. Mine came with miso soup, sushi, salad and an egg roll. Both meals were delicious. Her lunch, also, came... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

LOVE Baumgart's. We used to go to the one in Englewood, NJ until we moved to West Orange. Terrific food and it comes pretty quickly. I ordered the shrimp with walnuts and it was soooo TASTY. I'm giving them one star less because they used to have these fabulous desserts but this time there was only a few to pick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This is a local place for us and all the servers are really into making sure the kids are taken care of. The kids all love going there, I guess the home made ice cream that is included in the kids meal is one reason they all get excited. Food choices are great and fresh. Grat Family spot.

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Address: 4175 Town Center Way (Livingston Ave.), Livingston, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
Cuisine: American, Asian

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  • Address: 4175 Town Center Way (Livingston Ave.), Livingston, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Asian

Description

Here's the Zagat listing: http://www.zagat.com/r/baumgarts-cafe-livingston

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