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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Last week we attended a wine dinner and pairing and it was a wonderful evening. It was a small group so service and conversation were perfect. The food as usual was extraordinary--each course was perfectly paired to the wine. Each course built onto the ambiance...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

The food was fantastic and the service was great. A few friends and I went for a nice dinner and we were not disappointed. I will definitely be going back to the garlic Rose

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

This place has been a "go-to" for years. The food is fantastic and the portions are more than filling. The Gilroy potatoes are to die for. The Sangria is a must have along with the garlic shrimp!!! The specials are always rocking and the roasted...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

excellent service, attentive waiters, really tasty, delicious food, reasonable prices, would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 19, 2019 via mobile

Every time we go to the Garlic Rose we remember how great the food, the service and all around dining experience it is. They have a large enough selection of food for all kinds of eaters. They offer a nice offering of wine and with...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

I hadn’t been to this location because the Madison NJ was closer- which closed-so it’s been a while! The garlic bulb was served along with a nice oil and garlic dip for the bread! Food was very tasty the clams w chorizo was Great ....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

Went there last night. It was 6 of us and it was just ok. Had to remind the waiter to bring bread more than once.I guess there was a bread shortage in Cranford. He brought on basket in the end with three tiny rolls. It...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

Great appetizers- garlic and onion soup and peppers with garlic and chorizo and potatoes We had- chicken franchise, shirt rim and the prom chop Delicious food, good service . We will be back- everything looked delicious!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Everyone will love this place after their first visit. What they have done with garlic is inspiring, it makes me what to experiment with garlic in my kitchen. The garlic butter, roasted garlic as a spread on bread. I wish I could eat dinner here...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

We have been dining there for many years. Always get the garlic onion soup in a bread roll. The garlic shrimp is a great appetizer. Don’t forget to,ask,por the roasted garlic bulb to spread on your bread.

Date of visit: February 2019
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graydf7
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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
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Wendy W
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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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