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Topo Restaurant

218 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2020
+1 908-850-5888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pho” (17 reviews)
“summer rolls” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
218 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after disaster at Bea McNalley's. Had Irish Breakfast that was exceptional. Service staff was short handed, place was busy, but available server did all she could (successfully) to accomidate all diners.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank art m
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We found the staff (owner) very friendly and accommodating to those at our table with food allergies. The food was fresh, vegetables perfectly cooked, and broths very tasty, (How many times have I gotten a broth soup and the broth is tasteless?) Comfortable settings, and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Deb O
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Great selection of VIetnamese dishes, you will not be disappointed. The appetizers are all fantastic do not miss the fresh summer rolls with shrimp and the dumplings!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Our 1st few visits here were OK. We find the Pandan Room owned by the same folks to be a much better and reliable experience. Lately, our last 2 visits here were not good! Pho came out like-warm both times and very under-seasoned. Plus on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank DocRKS
Reviewed January 21, 2018

The food is mediocre I would stick with their Thai restaurant around the corner. They do a much better job.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Mikedel007
Reviewed December 7, 2017

My friend and I did take out today for lunch. It was very good and lots of food. It was everything they said it would be. I ordered online and there was a little glitch. They let me know there was a problem and it...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ernie N
Reviewed November 2, 2017

I've been here 5 times since the summer of 2017, all for the beef Pho or BTT. The first time was disappointing, but on each successive visit the Pho has gotten better. On my last visit 10 days ago, the Pho was a solid #2...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank HarveyWallbanger2013
Reviewed October 13, 2017

I've been here many times in the past 2 years or so and I always enjoy my experience here; more so, the food. I love the pho here; favorite and the best is the pho with GRILLED pork. Yum... just warms my soul. It's hard...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank NJRobE
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Pho broth was quite good but it was downhill from there. Store bought chicken dumplings in mine, poor quality seafood in my companions. Vegetable sides included two old leaves of Thai basil, some sprouts, jalapeños and some leggy watercress not cilantro or mint, limes. Spring...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Jervic3
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We loved Chef Jay's 2 places Topo and Pandam Room. Have dined at Topo many times and have not been disappointed at all. Always ask the wait staff for recommendations and have loved them all. Chef Jay is a master at using fresh herbs and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank luvnatlparks
jaydjong, Owner at Topo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hello, thank you for the write up and comments, you are very kind, we are simply do our part ro appreciate mother nature by using the freshness of all plants and meats. Thanks again. Jay Chai

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2020
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackettstown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-850-5888
  • E-mail
The building was built in 1870, it was one of the first post office in town, that is why we name the place TOPO it's stand for "the old post office". Inside the restaurant is has modern feeling. Each table equipped with water spigot, electrical outlet and buzzer to call for immediate service if you require one. Now you can order online for pick up or delivery, please visit our site.
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