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Evelyn's Restaurant

45 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1830
732-246-8792
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Ranked #16 of 162 Restaurants in New Brunswick
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Eclectic, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
New Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been a customer at Evelyn's since 1994. The food is healthy and delicious. My family always invite guests and visitors, to avoid having to cook for them, and to share the food quality we are lucky to have close to our residence. I cannot say enough about this restaurant and the good service we receive every time I... More

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Belleville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

food very mediocre, drinks excellent. hummus great, other than that, don't know why you would come here. nice atmosphere and good place to hang w/ friends if real dining was not on your mind

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Friends recommended this place . I was a little hesitate because of the type of food but the GYRO plate was delicious. Since there was 5 of us ,the server recommended a platter of appetizers. Surprisingly, I liked most of them even though I had never eaten this type of food before. The outdoor bar area was casual & relaxing... More

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New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Came here for my birthday because my favorite Lebanese restaurant was closed. The service was poor. The food was salty and lacked flavor. I did not care for the drinks as well. I just really wanted to get out of there. Won't be returning.

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Spotswood, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Three of us went and split a bunch of appetizers so we could try numerous things since everything on the menu sounded fabulous. Could not say which was my favorite- they were all excellent as we're the cocktails. Our waitress (Lotty I believe) was friendly and attentive and helped me pick a wonderful cocktail. And if good food weren't enough,... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I love going here with my wife. The outdoor area is amazing. Food looks great and it's delicious. Big choices of wine, just perfect! We will return to you soon.

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New Brunswick, NJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We have been going to Evelyn's for years so I thought it was high time to give them a very positive endorsement. Now that Spring has finally arrived, and the blasted Winter we just had is a memory, Evelyn's offers something that few other local restaurants can offer: an outdoor area in the back. With an ample bar that can... More

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Park Ridge, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

OK, I'm partial because I'm a Rutgers alum and have gone to Evelyn's since the '80's when I was attending RU... But 20+ years later, when I go back to New Brunswick I still often go to Evelyn's because it is flat out good. I know Lebanese food quite well - both my parents were born and raised in Beirut... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I've been to Evelyn's several times in the winter, but I finally got to try their outdoor seating this past month. It's enchanting back there, with a separate bar, sweeping trees (pear!), some big tables, and lovely little decorating touches. After a few hours in the garden it's easy to forget you're in the city. The food is consistent and... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

This place never disappoints. Consistently good food, great hummus, platters, shish, chicken, everything. I've tried many dishes on the menu, but I seem to stick to the same ones, each and every time. Atmosphere: depends on summer/winter months. The outside is fun, outdoor bar, seating. Not the most comfortable tables and chairs, but it's good enough. It summer it's great... More

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