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Garlic Rose

28 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ
+1 908-276-5749
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (17 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We held my daughter and son in law's Baby Shower at the Garlic Rose in Cranford this past Sunday. I can't say enough on how wonderful everything was. The food was so very well prepared and delicious, presented beautifully and the wait staff was awesome....More

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great everything! I find the food comforting and extremely delicious Kudos to the wait staff and the chef's staff for making our evening a special event. We will return for another great culinary experience soon.

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time with another couple. Attentive service, but never rushed. The chef does a fantastic job with classic dishes while also adding some unique foods. Possibly the best burrata I've ever had. Eggplant rollatine was outstanding. Baked garlic roasted chicken was delicious. Desserts were really...More

Thank CMKS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing separates a great dining experience from a mediocre one than feeling rushed. Maybe it was a slow night and the staff had nothing else to do but clearing dishes when not all diners are done eating is poor service. Please wait until ALL diners...More

Thank Avgaad
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I have been to this place a few times. The food is bland and lacks seasoning. Not worth the price, there are many other wonderful restaurants in the area.

Thank jsardinas923
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Every dish is centered around garlic you can adjust how much you’d like as well which is nice. Each dish is made in house and customizable to how you’d like. The cranberry stuffed chicken was to die for and the escargot was amazing!!! Best sauce...More

Thank sarahgreenf
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

If you love garlic this is your place. There are garlic accents in every dish that take this place to another level. They roast the garlic so beautifully it tastes like butter. Not the fastest service, but wouldn't you want to sit and savor your...More

Thank BunRab11
Reviewed March 26, 2018

As and Italian, you can never have enough garlic and this place has garlic in everything. The food was good, the service was top not and the atmosphere was warm. It was a great place to gather with family for a Palm Sunday dinner.

1  Thank DL P
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Went in with a small group 3 and tried to get a table at about 6 p,m.. No tables and we were kind of in a hurry. Finally had meal and it was good but not that exceptional although they obviously have a loyal following.

Thank John C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We visit this restaurant for special occasions and never been disappointed, sevice and food are excellent.

Thank livingthedream641
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Graceann S
April 1, 2018|
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Response from maxinedds | Reviewed this property |
You can usually find parking on the street or in the lot in the back or un
Wendy W
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Marc C | Property representative |
Yes we do have a private party room that can Accomodate up to 60 people. Minimum to use the room is 25 people. Thanks Marc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-5749
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With a garlic infused menu and decor, we are one of the most unique Cranford restaurants around. Your lunch promises to be as memorable as possible with the Garlic Rose. Our dishes are flavored with the best garlic available. From a hint of the herb to a powerful mouthful, we can customize your dish to your personal liking. Enjoy your lunch with friends and family at Garlic Rose.
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