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Uncle Vinnie's Market

9 East Somerset St., Raritan, NJ
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Ranked #3 of 35 Restaurants in Raritan
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: Uncle Vinnies Market is under the same ownership as Uncle Vinnies Clam Bar two doors down the street.
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  • English first
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English first
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When in Raritan, stop here. Fresh seafood, like seashore fresh. The calamari was fantastic and the shrimp were HUGE. Very small place, only six tables, so come early to get a seat. BYOB, which is great.

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Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Excellent preperation Good selection Great Service BYO Easy and Relaxed setting Check hours of operation, as they close early 9 or 9:30

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

It's really a bar that serves food. Very nice vibe and crowd. We were warmly greeted on a packed Friday night. Since they don't take we had a drink at the bar. In spite of packed bar, the bartender got to us quickly. We got seated within 20 minutes. Liz our waitress was very good. The was a slight mix... More 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good, reasonably priced food with large portions in a bar setting is what this place is all about. There are certainly better (and more expensive) restaurants within a 5-10 miles radius of this place but the local vibe and very friendly staff will keep you coming back. This is not a fancy place by any stretch of the imagination but... More 

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Bridgewater, NJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It was my wife's birthday and we have been looking for a new place for Seafood...we came across this place somewhat by accident as it was first thought of as Uncle Vinnie's clam bar...and neither of us likes clams...the two must be connected (clam bar & the market)...anyhow we drove over to this place and lucky for us we got... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place is fabulous. You walk into a small place with about 8 tables. The menu is on a big board and you place your order. Whenever we are in the area we stop here to eat. It is by far the best place for seafood. We have had the cold seafood salad, the rapini , the soft shell crabs,... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First of all (and I hate to tell), there was 40 min wait at the Clam bar and none here. BYOB here (so you come prepared). Effective and diligent service for great food and relatively large portions: salads can easily be split if you intend to finish your entree. Soft shell crabs with 2 sides were delicious. Shrimp oreganata were... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What a great night from the appetizers, bread, cocktails, and main entrée!! It was fabulous clams so fresh. I had stuffed flounder with crab meat big chunk crab meat it was fabulous my boyfriend had blackened skate fish OMG to die for it was wonderful. Place is small but worth the wait. The owner is super sweet talks to everyone... More 

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New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We visit Uncle Vinnie's Market 2 or 3 times a month, normally for lunch. I feel a bit like another reviewer that said he was torn about reviewing this place because it is so good that if a lot of people "discover" it we might not be able to get a table! We normally split a seafood salad and then... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We decided to stay in this year and order the Valentine's Day dinner from Vinnie's. For $75, it included salad, bread, a dozen oysters, lobster ravioli (so much that we had enough for lunch the next day), two lobster tails, and two cannolis. For the cost and convenience, it was great - everything was cooked and ready to eat. The... More 

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Additional Information about Uncle Vinnie's Market

Address: 9 East Somerset St., Raritan, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Raritan
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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