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A Toute Heure

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232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137 (Elm Street)
+1 908-276-6600
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Riverdale, New York
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Had a business meeting over dinner and it was so seamless that the staff and kitchen did everything perfectly. They read our conversation and pauses that the food came out at the exact time it should have. All was prepared perfectly and they even had soft shell crab at the very beginning of its season. Couldn't say anything but positive... More 

Thank LCNS10471
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The table is too small for four of us. We had to put our red wine, white wine and Pellegrino on the floor when the bread and appetizers came. The catch-of-the-day was mahi mahi, which was tasteless. The sauce with beans was watery like soup. My husband's roast chicken tasted good but the portion was small for $34. The place... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

It is a BYOB which I do not normally frequent ,however it looked great and I was not disappointed. The service was outstanding. The food very good and unique. We had the pea salad to start, it was unusual, but I recommend giving it a try. Mussel dishes are amazing, we had the Blue Cheese Bacon Mussels, wow, I would... More 

Thank Frob60
Cranford, New Jersey
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Thoughtfully designed farm-to-table food in a quaint but modern country kitchen dining room. Comfortable and laid back in style, but high end in food. FANtastic.

Thank FINNasty
Cranford, New Jersey
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We have eaten there 3-4 times before and had delicious and innovative food Not this time. Couldn't find anything worth eating. Finally settled on pork shanks and beans. Clue: no salt or pepper on table. First sign of pretension: our food doesn't need flavor enhancement. Wrong. Absolutely tasteless. Second clue: pig tails and shrimp as an appetizer. We settled on... More 

Thank Kenvil63
Englewood, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Whenever we go to visit family in Cranford we try to visit A Toute Heure also. We have been several times and have never been disappointed. We've been for lunch and dinner and the menu always has some delicious, unique offerings. Everything is fresh and the staff is super attentive.

Thank mdwyp
Westfield, New Jersey
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Areal farm to table experience! The menu changes with the seasons and availability of fresh ingredients. Service is lovely. Try the desserts too!

Thank maxinedds
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Once again we were pleasantly pleased and never disappointed . From the service to the appetizer entrée and dessert everything was delicious and top notch. I highly recommend. Your best bet is to make a reservation a week or two in advance

Thank Lcast2
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Off the beaten track and away from the Cranford core, this delightful gem of a small restaurant rightly so is typically reserved for several weeks in advance. A refreshing menu that is carefully crafted and regularly updated, it demonstrates the attention, and joy the proprietors wish to share with their clientele. We look forward to getting to know the owners... More 

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Jamesport, New York
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We celebrated a birthday dinner here and had a wonderful meal. Great ambiance with a very welcoming, friendly atmosphere. The staff were so nice and lots of fun. Our server Jenn was terrific. There are lots of great unique food choices. The scallops were tender and tasty, the turnip apple soup was wonderful and the cauliflower zeppoles were so delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
    (Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-6600
A Toute Heure is a local bistro located in the Centennial Village of Cranford, owned by Andrea & Jim Carbine and open since May of 2007. Offering lunch & dinner, and two special services - a "Last Sunday" brunch and a "Second Saturday" lunch. The menu changes with the seasons each month and features the finest ingredients that local markets, farms, and gardens have to offer - all cleverly combined and offered in delicious dishes prepared by Executive Chef Kara Decker and Pastry Chef Jessica Knik.

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