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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

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1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205
(609) 652-0544
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasantly Surprised

Needed to get out of the hotel room and was pleasantly surprised upon arriving in Smithville to stumble upon this place. I had the crab bisque/soup (I don't remember which it was called) and the California burger (which isn't the Cali burger you'd typically think of) and they were both delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Clinton, New Jersey
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Clinton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Needed to get out of the hotel room and was pleasantly surprised upon arriving in Smithville to stumble upon this place. I had the crab bisque/soup (I don't remember which it was called) and the California burger (which isn't the Cali burger you'd typically think of) and they were both delicious! Fair warning though, watch your head when you stand... More 

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New Jersey
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful day to dine outside. The food was good and the service was excellent!This was day 2 of my wifes` birthday celebration. Now off to three winerys

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Howell, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nice choice of lunch and drink specials. Wide variety of craft beer selections. Pricing of drinks and food was good as were the portions and the service was great. Both of our lunch choices were tasty and arrived quickly(we arrived at 2:30pm). What more can you ask for? Side note: we sat in the dining area so I can't comment... More 

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Franklinville, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Food was delicious! Service was friendly, prompt, & accommodating. Food came out quickly and was perfectly cooked. Portions were good sized. The inside of the restaurant was very cool & unique. I will definitely be returning!

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new jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have eaten here several times. Historic Smithville has great shopping and Fred and Ethel's sits right in the center of all the shopping. Great drinks and bar food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Too noisey..the wait was not bad and the seating was okay but it is super busy which is good for the restaurant, but the noise level was not good for conversation...lunch was good but would have liked it a little quieter.

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Bridgeton New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

On Tuesday night July 7th we got the special for $10 which included soap "and" salad with a entree "and" dessert. The cheeseburger soup was very good, the salad great and the turkey and tilapia entrees were excellent and the water was filtered. The staff was courteous, friendly, and deficient. Great value every time and we will return.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Was visiting Smithville and got a bite to eat at this very cute Bar and Grille! Food was excellent and so was our server, was on top of beverages and refilled. Would definitely go again!

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North Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Walking around Smithville Village decided to get a bite to eat. Went into Fred and Ethel's lantern light to try it out. What a pleasant surprise. The staff was the bestm the food very good and reasonable. Can't find a single thing wrong, everything was great. Give it a try.

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Elmsford, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We lucked out and found this spot on a Tuesday night. They have a great special which includes soup, salad, entrée and desert for $10. It has the feel of a home made meal. The good was good and we enjoyed it.

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Additional Information about Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205
Phone Number: (609) 652-0544
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: (609) 652-0544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?