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The Saddle River Inn

2 Barnstable Ct, Saddle River, NJ 07458-3051
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Price range: $35 - $50
Mon 10:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: East Allendale Avenue & West Saddle River Road
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English first
Ridgewood, New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We moved out to Ridgewood several years ago and just recently ate at the Saddle River Inn on our anniversary. Having tried many of the nice restaurants in the area, this was probably one of the best meals we have had in the burbs when you take into account food, service and atmosphere. The main dining room has great ambiance... More

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San Diego, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Dined at Saddle River in on a business dinner. The menu here is a nice combination of traditional and modern creative dishes. The qualiy of the food is top notch. Service was very good across the board. The restaurant has a "bring your own" wine policy but the wine service was perfect nonetheless. A very nice, warm atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Norwood, NJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I loved the old restaurant but I think I love it better now. The food choices are more modern and innovative. Our experience this past weekend was lovely. I approve of the more streamlined decor - the dusty artificial flowers are gone but he room is beautiful. The service is excellent and all the staff seem happy and willing to... More

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Three of us recently returned to The Saddle River Inn for the first time since the new owners took over. The look is starker, but comfortable. The service impeccable as ever. And the food was delicious ranging from soft shell crab -- special that evening -- scallops, and aged rib eye steak. and then dessert. Just go and enjoy and,... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband I were always loyal supporters of The Old Saddle River Inn. The food was always exceptional, and the ambience charming and cozy. (OK, the old fake flowers could have gone) We went tonight to the "New" Saddle River Inn, and were sadly disappointed. First off, the coziness was gone. The windows were totally exposed, where at least, light... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We dined at the Saddle River Inn on Saturday night to celebrate a 75th birthday. Everything including the atmosphere, service, and food was excellent. It is a great location for a special celebration. Our waiter and other servers were very attentive without intruding. The desserts were delicious too. The decor may be rustic but the restaurant is first class.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This well known restaurant was always quite good, but the folks who bought it last year have added a touch of warmth and cordiality to an excellent menu with well-prepared dishes. The atmosphere is still beautiful, but the friendliness and welcoming attitude is new. One of our party had fish which was perfectly prepared. Two of us had the signature... More

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Saddle River, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We went to The Saddle River Inn to celebrate our anniversary. The appetizers and entrees were exceptional. The presentation and taste of these dishes was superb. The potato leak soup and the yellow tail appetizer were exceptional. My husband and I had the chateaubriand. The only complaint was that there was not enough of the sauce. I was disappointed in... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

food amazin BUT, this is supposed to be a five star restaurant. the good news is the food is outstanding. the octopus appetizer was off the charts, and we loveD the lobster risotto. the Spaetzle was pretty spectacular and my girlfriend is from Austria so she knows her stuff. the truffle mashed potatoes with gravy and even the coffee was... More

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Bergen County, NJ
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88 reviews 88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

After many years, Chef Hans Egg has, alas, retired and sold the business. The new menu is quite varied and has something for everyone's culinary needs. Maitre'D/Owner David is very warm, gracious and welcoming-- as our three visits here have confirmed! We look forward to returning. Our server, Jason could not have been more knowledgeable and polite. The BYO rule... More

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