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“Nice Place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mattar's

Mattar's
1115 State Highway 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820
908 852-2300
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Ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Allamuchy
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I met a friend here for a meal and the food and service were very good. The atmosphere is good but it's a big place so it can look deceptively empty. Mattar's has a really nice patio/porch which is really nice when the weather is good. I had grilled fish and it was perfectly prepared.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Elegant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Excellent entree choices and specials. Nice wines to complement any meal choices, with wonderful service. A bit on the high priced end, but certainly worth a visit.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Thoroughly enjoyable evening. Excellent food and service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Only the situation, alongside the busy Allamuchy-Hackettstown road, is ordinary. Everything else about Mattar's Bistro is outstandingly good. From the moment we arrived we felt as if we were well looked after by a variety of attentive, well informed and helpful staff. The menu is extensive and very varied. The food is beautifully cooked and equally well presented and we really couldn't fault any of the four appetisers or mains we ordered. Must have done something right recently as it really doesn't get much better than lunch at Blairstown's Runway Cafe followed by dinner, just ten miles down the road, at Mattar's (two five stars in a day no less!) and while it is certainly possible to eat expensively here, there are plenty of cheaper alternatives. Should you still be in any doubt about whether Mattar's is for you then I recommend their excellent web site which includes full menu details.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Love the place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

Mattars is close to our home. It's always a good time having drinks on the patio or in the cool bar. The owner always greets you personally. The one thing I'd say that could be done better is to change the menu more often. More vegetarian options are needed. But otherwise a nice, classy place. Will alway go back.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cjsmithnj
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100 reviews 100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Always great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Had dinner at Mattar’s last night- my wife and I have been going for years and the quality of the food is always the highest standard. Service, and decor, is a lot more relaxed than in years past- but the high quality is still there. Steaks are cooked exactly as you ask and are excellent quality beef, the seafood is always fresh and oysters are great. Desserts are done in-house and are fresh and always good- my wife loves the chocolate fondue- served with fruit, brownies and macaroons. Great selection at the bar and bartenders are excellent. Can’t fault anything here, going for over 12 years and never sent anything back or had a complaint.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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