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The J. Towne Tavern

5 Bowling Green Pkwy, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
+1 973-810-2810
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5 Bowling Green Pkwy, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

My fiance and I drive out of our way for the food here at this restaurant. The last time we went (just a few days ago March/2018) we were disappointed when we realized that they had changed the menu. All of the dinners that we...More

1  Thank jeepsycho83
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Food is great if a little pricey. Very nice atmosphere. I will only pay cash though from now on. Two of my credit cards were recently copied or cloned with fraudulent transactions coming in on both cards. These fraudulent transactions came in this past Sunday...More

1  Thank Steven D
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We waited 90 minutes for food after being seated. When I complained to the management, they said it takes longer to cook a filet mignon well done. I told him we didn't order a filet mignon, just some burgers. He continued to put the blame...More

Thank soccervb
Reviewed November 4, 2017

I stopped in here for lunch during my last visit to the area and tried their Buffalo Chicken Pizza. It was absolutely amazing. I had to stop myself from eating the whole thing (and it's a big pizza). The staff was great, and the service...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Average food at a higher than average price. Waitress tried her best but lacked some training- brought out a Bloody Mary that was half spilled over her hand. Had to ask a few times for some napkins or a coaster to stop the spill on...More

2  Thank DocRKS
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious! The fried yuca and sushi are soooooo good. Friendly employees and great bar. Definitely going back !!

Thank babygs025
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here in a while so we stopped by for dinner. Great atmosphere. Our waiter was very attentive and our meals were very good.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Last night we attended a wedding rehearsal dinner here for our niece. The tavern is difficult to get to sandwiched between two one ways with turnaround exits FAR down the road, I cannot stress paying close attention to your GPS enough. If you maneuver correctly...More

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I was with two business associates, we found the restaurant to be very cozy and comfortable. The food was very good, with a nice selection. The service was very friendly and charming but very slow. We all said we would go again.

Thank Ernie N
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I were out celebrating my promotion with what we thought would be a nice meal. We were wrong. They didn't have two items we asked for off the menu and apparently hadn't had them in quite some time due to not updating...More

Thank chelsigloo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bowling Green Pkwy, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849-2256
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lake Hopatcong
  • Phone Number: +1 973-810-2810
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Casual Dining in a warm inviting atmosphere. Excellent Food and Fully Stocked Bar.
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