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Garlic Rose

28 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ
+1 908-276-5749
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (17 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in because of previous visit. We were given tossed salad, which was drowned in Italian dressing. We commented each about the dressing. The star was the short ribs, the gravy OMG. The cheesecake was dry.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SilverSurfer5282
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The location in downtown Cranford is convenient and gives you a chance to explore other businesses. Delicious food and attentive service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Valerie W
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, go on the earlier side it’s great for the family you’ll have better service, than if you go at there peak times expect to wait..

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ingridskull
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The restaurant is in the Downtown area of Cranford. My daughter had been there the week before and loved it so we decided to give it a try with good friends. The food was very good, the portions were good. It is a little pricey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank bigglow
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Enjoyed dinner here for birthday celebration...Restaurant is small but comfortable and location in center of town with a parking lot located behind restaurant, made for easy access. Server was friendly and attentive to table. Dinner consisted of appetizers of eggplant rollatini, shimp in garlic sauce,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luvaruba50
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I was looking for a fine dining experience and The Garlic Rose was great. We were there around 9 pm, so the place was rather quiet, but the service and food were perfect! Very enjoyable!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shannon G
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I am a huge fan of garlic. Love the smell and the taste and what it adds to every dish. I've been here for lunch and dinner as well as a private party downstairs. All of the food has been amazing. Their stacked chicken is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kelly9670
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This DD is very clean and the wait staff is friendly. They are super fast so you don't have to wait very long. Even when there is a line to the door I still go in because I know they will be quick. There is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank pamelab567
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I heard about this place from my friend a while ago. Finally we decided to to give it a try and we loved it. Service was excellent, food was amazing and sangria was very tasty. They have very interesting menu, cannot wait to go back...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ludmilak876
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Garlic Rose used to be one of our favorite restaurants. But for whatever reason we had not gone there over the past 2-3 years. This week however we went back for my wife's birthday celebration. I guess we had forgotten how outstanding this restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tom-and-Sherryl
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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
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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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