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Vegetarian, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016 (10 Walnut Ave for GPS - South Ave East and Walnut Ave.)
+1 908-276-4026
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cranford, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk in the door, the friendliness of the owners is a joy. The menu is a treat to read. The dinners are beautiful and full of flavor. The interaction with the staff just made a completely delightful evening.

Thank Peg P
Summit, New Jersey
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just enjoyed an outstanding dinner at Pairings. I took advantage of their Wednesday night Prix Fixed Four Course Dinner for $40. Every course was both delicious and beautifully presented. The service is impeccable and the ambience is lovely and serene. The four courses were an appetizer, a pasta dish, an entree and a dessert. There were also a special mini-naan... More 

Thank dephalp
Watchung, New Jersey
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best word to describe a meal at Pairings. Six guests, twelve to thirteen dishes, no misses. One indecision, the rice ball served as side with the tuna was described by my wife as too crispy on the outside. I ate half and loved it, so we have a tie on that item. Crabcake appetizer was very flavorful, served as... More 

Thank Edward F
Cranford, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We joined our neighbours for the Tapas offerings at Pairings tonight and once again fell in love with this hometown favourite. They do such a great job, and no detail no matter how small is neglected. The dinner rolls are superb! Our server Andrew, had our pacing right, and his suggestions were definitely great. You can not go wrong here,... More 

Thank Oldjoep
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I am going to make this short and sweet. The food is excellent here. I have been here on several occasions with my wife or kids and has never disappoints. Happy hour raw bar is incredible and for the price, you can't beat it anywhere else around the town. Must say this is my wife and I favorite restaurant in... More 

Thank Alan G
Springfield, New Jersey
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Went for Mother's Day brunch and could not be happier. Eleven in my family, aged 3 to grandparents had a great time. The owners greet, and seem to know, every patron. The staff is very accommodating, even suggesting things not on the menu for the small children. We had a great meal, everything is prepared and cooked on premises. YUM.

Thank 111JCB
New Jersey
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We live nearby and read great things about this restaurant so we went for my wife's birthday with her parents. The menu was intriguing and they do change it you won't get the same options all year round. I looked recently and some of the items have changed including the dish I ate but all are amazing. You will not... More 

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Washington Township, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Wanting to arrange a special bridal shower for my daughter who loves brunch all I had to do was look at the yummy menu offerings and the beautiful space and I was sold. From the planning stages, owner Carol was so accommodating, to the day of the event, where the food exceeded my expectations and the staff was extremely attentive.... More 

Thank jmk8486
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We always have special celebrations here! Intimate, romantic and quiet! The setup of the tables makes for great privacy.

Thank LindaG1956
Cranford, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

One of the nicest dining atmospheres in Cranford. I especially enjoy have the 3 course pre-fixe menu that they feature once a week. I've even been for private events of like 60 people for 50th birthday that were really well done.

Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Vegetarian, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016
    (10 Walnut Ave for GPS - South Ave East and Walnut Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit: Bus and Train (Raritan Valley Line) RR Station in Cranford town center across the street
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-4026

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?