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5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
(732) 828-4444
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Ranked #9 of 164 Restaurants in New Brunswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: George Street
Transit: The restaurant is located a few minute walk from the New Brunswick train station, on the New Jersey Transit - Northeast Corridor line.
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited with another couple after the NJ Symphony on a Sunday evening. It was very quiet which we liked because we wanted to talk. The wait staff was indifferent although trying to be upscale. Knocked over a wine glass and then gave us an after dinner drink which my friend and I couldn't stand. Minimalist food - quantity and... More

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Sea Girt, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Horrible experience. Arrived at 5pm, had an appetizer, then waited an hour for the entree. Was told by waiter, entrees will be up in a few minutes. Ten minutes later, the manager/owner told me numerous customers showed up at once - of course they are right next door to a theater with a show that evening. Then I was told... More

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Milltown, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There is always something new for me to try and the quality is always superb. The drinks arent bad either! ;)

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I were taken to Stage Left by her brother and his wife as a late wedding gift. We were visiting from Virginia. The night out at Stage Left was unexpected. The ambiance of the place is upscale yet relaxed. We actually had our meal outside, where any attire is permitted. Neither my wife nor I had packed... More

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Eastman, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Stage Left, by now, has become for us the first dinner on our way from Eastman Québec to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We go down taking our time in three days. We go back in two. We stay at the nearby Hyatt, reasonably priced, and within walking distance from Stage Left, so named, because it is next to... More

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White Plains, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The good was over priced and not all too great. The staff kept spilling drinks and bumping into people. They tried being polite but seemed very unprofessional for the expensive place that it was.

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edison
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Morel mushroooms in a perfect sauce and Jamon Iberico (sliced razon thin) to start, followed by a perfect Wagyu skirt steak delivered to the table on a raging hot block of Asian salt (yeah, cook it as you like it right there!) wrapping it up with robust coffee made our anniversary celebration special. We've been to Stage Left a few... More

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nj
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Sat at the bar at this established restaurant..Higher clientele inside but everyone nice and friendly. People sat outside sipping on wine. We ordered a mushroom appetizer and 2 orders of their famous burger and side of cauliflower with blue cheese. I ordered a vodka martini and she ordered a so co sour. I got my drink right away. it took... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have eaten a couple times at Stage Left and each time has been great. The food is very good as well as the service. The restaurant itself is not that big so I would recommend making a reservation instead of just showing up hoping to find a seat. The burgers and steak were very good as well as the... More

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New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Our party of 6 chose Stage Left for its proximity to the State Theater where we had tickets. Food was good to excellent but two hours was barely enough. We paid the bill and hustled out and could have used the Half hour it took to get our round of drinks. The steak off the day, which you finish cooking... More

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Additional Information about Stage Left

Address: 5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
Phone Number: (732) 828-4444
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, French, Eclectic

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