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Blackthorn Restaurant and Irish Pub

651 N Michigan Ave, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1082
+1 908-687-3311
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
1 week ago
“Good bar with average food”
Aug 27, 2018
“great place for a late night snack”
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
651 N Michigan Ave, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1082
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed sitting at the large bar drinking beer and watching sports on TV. Seems like a lively bar with daily activities. I ordered a balsamic chicken sandwich with peppers and onions. It was good but not great. My husband had a corned beef on...More

Thank vpn2009
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wonderful time and great snack pick up food after a movie or just whenever you need something to eat. Pleasant atmosphere, nice wait staff. Decent prices but can get a bit loud from time to time.

Thank lanie954
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Service was much improved this year and St. Patrick’s Day is a very busy day! We have always been satisfied with the food but not the service.

Thank Kathleenrita
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Blackthorn was recommended to us by friends in the area. When we got there we were taken back by the general look of the place but we trusted our friends. We went for lunch. We asked our server for recommendations and explained it was our...More

Thank Tourist761505
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited here the Sunday before St. Patrick's day to celebrate the season. The menu is very limited and pricey. We sampled three dinner enters. The corned beef and cabbage was horrible. The few chunks of meat we're fatty and tough. The potatoes and cabbage...More

Thank John L
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

We walked in right at noon time and the place was empty. We were worried that the food was not going to be good. Well we had a fantastic lunch. The bartender was very friendly and her service was top notch. If we're ever in...More

Thank BudDiana
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Should have known when i walked in for lunch at noon and the place was empty. Irish pub, they were out of fish and chips so i tried the reuben. Fries were very good but the corned beef was as tough as leather. Worst reuben...More

Thank jerseydiver
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Great place to meet up with friends, coworkers or a date. Food and appetizer available. If you like flat draft beer this is the place to drink.

Thank Daniel A. H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

over the years this was the place to go the service has gone down hill. The Pot Pie (which was always great) was cold and lacking taste. There were 5 of us and each had different meals. Everyone was disappointed

Thank jbaber
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Took family to Blackthorn today. At 12:00pm , The place was empty. Sat in the back room , waiter came immediately for our drink orders. Shortly afterwards he took our food orders. We then waited over a half hour for 2 pulled pork sandwiches, one...More

Thank claimsgal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 N Michigan Ave, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1082
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-687-3311
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