We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Denville Seafood & Codmother's Cafe

Is this your business?
61 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834-2769
+1 973-627-2987
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fresh seafood” (20 reviews)
“lemon sole” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834-2769
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (101)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our "go-to" restaurants in the area. Seafood very fresh and expertly prepared. Waitstaff friendly and happy to answer any questions. A keeper.

Thank Moishepupik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Sister-in-Law was visiting us and we decided to take her to Godmother's Café. The Sea Food is as fresh as can be and very well prepared. My husband and I had the raw Clams, my Sister-in-Law the seared Scallops with Broccoli. I then had...More

Thank Fusun777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fresh fish all the time - you can totally expect the best from Mary & her brother, as you could always from Tony

Thank mjmpar2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for the first time and we will be going back. They had fresh Blue Fish and it was excellent. My wife had the sea bass with "real" mashed potatoes. Great service as well. Best of all, it is byob.

Thank jimbojr72
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Mom and I have a lunch date here at least twice a month. Order the bisque! One of many awesome eateries in a beautiful town worth the visit every time.

Thank traceyhedden
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is a fish market with an excellent seafood restaurant attached. Spotlessly clean, no 'fish smell' as you walk into the market before entering the restaurant. The display cases are loaded with the best looking seafood you can imagine. Fresh oysters, clams and shrimp of...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed August 13, 2017

This is a wonderful seafood restaurant and storefront. The fish is beautifully displayed as you enter the store on the way to the dining areas. Fresh, fresh, fresh. I can't pass up soft shell crabs whenever they are on the menu. These were wonderful and...More

Thank 757scf
Reviewed August 7, 2017

I can't speak for every dish, but at lunch time we had the Lobster roll which was $15. It came with great, crispy sweet potato fries and excellent cole-slaw. We thought the price was in line with what you pay elsewhere. I recently had a...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Great food at a great price! Recently I got the shrimp gumbo and shrimp Fra Diablo...loved it. The Fra Diablo had so many shrimp that I didn't think they were going to end. It was really good!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed April 19, 2017

A traveling companion and I stopped in here for dinner a couple of weeks ago. After walking through the seafood market, we were seated in the dining room. It was about 6 pm and there were few other diners. Some time went by before our...More

Thank Christopher D
Nearby Restaurants
Denville Dairy
158 reviews
.07 miles away
Hunan Taste Chinese Restaurant
251 reviews
.08 miles away
Sergio and Co Italian Specialties
78 reviews
.09 miles away
Thatcher McGhee's
229 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
84 reviews
2.38 miles away
Tourne County Park
57 reviews
2.53 miles away
Rockaway Townsquare Mall
51 reviews
3.89 miles away
Uptown Art Denville
15 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Denville Seafood & Codmother's Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834-2769
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Denville
  • Phone Number: +1 973-627-2987
  • E-mail
recently reopened in 2012 after being closed due to Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing