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18 East Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
9087078655
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Ranked #18 of 67 Restaurants in Somerville
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between North Bridge and Grove Streets
Transit: Raritan River Line-- From New Brunswick NJ-- to Newark-- to NY
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English first
Somerville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Seasonal food menu always has something tasty to eat. Extensive wine list with amazing craft cocktails available. Dine for dinner or sit in the bar area for tasty treats. There's also an upstairs lounge to sit back and relax with a drink. Staff is always friendly and accommodating.

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New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Across from the courthouse in the county seat. Pleasant atmosphere, food is delicious, a little pricey, but... worth it. Give it a try.

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New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have eaten at Verve several times. Each time we have had to worm our way past the always-crowded bar to get to the well hidden dining room in the back. This dining room is civilized and generally quiet - a good place for a romantic dinner with real conversation. The food is generally quite good, but we've found inconsistent... More 

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New Jersey
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100 reviews 100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Discovered this little gem by accident, or should I say by good karma. It is the current incarnation of a number of restaurants in this space and by far the best. The bar scene is hopping, the dining room is quietly elegant and the service is very professional, nicely paced and never rushed. Now about the food: delicieux!!! The menu... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We met friends for dinner here on a Friday night expecting some stand-out food. Unfortunately, we were all a bit disappointed. While the ambience was nice (and crowded) and the drinks were good, the food was just okay. The menu is very, very limited so some of us thought there might be a lot of specials but there was only... More 

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New Jersey
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203 reviews 203 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nothing to whine about - actually only compliments. Hate to sound like a shill, but hostess, bartender, waitress, busboy - all were very good. Our bartender was very friendly and made great drinks. Our waitress could have used some more help as it got very busy. As for the meal, it was very good bistro menu. Appetizers were very good... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been going to Verve since they opened and will continue to go for the butter braised lobster and good wines.

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We saved our trip to Verve for our 25th anniversary, we had a gift certificate, too. Beautiful surroundings, good drinks. the menu wasn't really that extensive - six entrees, tops. Two Caesar salads with good (if a bit too plentiful) dressing. One special left, seared scallops with brown lentils, and my partner had the entrée portion of crab cakes. Four... More 

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Bridgewater, NJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Since we had a gift certificate to this place we decided to check it out along with a walk down Main Street, Somerville to check out all of the old cars that come into the town on Friday nights...we had to wait for a table because we wanted to sit outside...this place definitely has their regular crew because the waiter... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Had live entertainment in bar area as well as great service and varied interesting menu. Great cooked vegetable side choices also. Atmosphere would be nice for couple special occasion.

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Additional Information about Verve Restaurant

Address: 18 East Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone Number: 9087078655
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: French

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