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Locale Cafe & Bar -Closter

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208 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624-2335
+1 201-750-3233
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“pasta” (5 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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208 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624-2335
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed our evening here at Locale Cafe. Sat at the bar for cocktails and had the pleasure of being served by Yanni. What a great personality, introduced himself and his pour was a generous pour. He had vast knowledge of the wines. The...More

Thank ShazzG
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a horrible time at this restaurant. First, when we made the reservation, we told them it was a birthday party for 1 member of our party. They forgot. Even when we told the waiter all we got was he did not know. The...More

2  Thank Brian S
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Eat here frequently and have never had a bad dish. Always leave happy and satisfied with my selection.

Thank Brad A
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Locale. Both times the food was very good! Both times the service was not good! It took 20 minutes to get our pre-dinner cocktails. The outdoor dining is lovely. They just need to improve their service. Perhaps hire another...More

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed July 15, 2017

I'm surprised to see a few bad reviews here, we had a good experience. Food was good, service attentive, we really have no complaints and we'll go again.

Thank xyz99
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We went with two couples this past week. The restaurant has a nice outside patio that offers one of the very few outside dining opportunities in the area. The wait for a table was long so we decided to dine inside. The bar and dining...More

Thank Sguelpen
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I can't comment on the food because we never got it. I can tell you that the service was horrible, and the recovery process even worse. Went to Locale yesterday, for Mother's day. The restaurant was busy but not crazy. We were offered a choice...More

2  Thank Bellybirdsmom
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Nice atmosphere and good food. Options for "hanging out" at the livelier bar or a quit table in the back. Menu options for all tastes and meals well prepared.

Thank joneo
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Locale is decent enough that it is worth a try for sure. There is nothing really that exciting that will make you want to return over and over. The decor is a bit tired and could use a slight upgrade. Water damaged ceiling in the...More

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

What a great place to go for great homemade pasta. Wait staff are great with awesome service. I had the escargot for my appetizer which was cooked to perfection. For the main course I had the blacked inked pasta which again cooked to perfection. All...More

Thank Norman S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624-2335
    (Ruckman Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Closter
  • Phone Number: +1 201-750-3233
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