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618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413 (Hobart Gap Rd)
973-994-1971
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is consistently delicious!!! There is something for every palate! The service is great. Yes can be pricey but it depends on what you order.

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Thank Carrie L
New Jersey
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for quite a while. It's very popular for business lunches and dinners because the food is great and the menu is varied. However, everything is ala carte, so nothing is included with any entree. The side dishes can add up fast. Also, because this is so popular, even on a weekday night it's often very... More 

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Thank Simonizzze
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Was visiting Short hills NJ on a business trip. Hotel recommended this back for a good steak. It was a great steak, cooked to perfection and meet the fine dining standards. A must visit in you are in the location. Too bad I did not take pics.

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Thank Clayton R
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We go there on Monday or Tuesday because our favorite waitress, Mary Grace works then. Not only is our meal always superb, but Mary Grace is so exceptional we couldn't dine without her!! The food is always delicious as is the service. Even the busboy knows to bring extra bread sticks and butter for us. What else can you ask... More 

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Thank GigiJeanne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Food was decent but they seem to attract large crowds and the place was so loud. A bit pricey and everything was a la carte - extra charge for a tiny salad with my $30 steak ? Bad !! Side dishes were $10. All this doesn't seem to stop the crowds from coming. Did I like it ? Eh....Would I... More 

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Thank Alan R
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The place was packed on a Thursday night. We were part of a group for a business dinner. Service was great. Salmon was nicely presented (picture). Dessert was fine (picture). Second floor bathroom hard to access and small. Parking awkward. As an Italian restaurant, head and shoulders above Via Veneto in Manasquan.

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Thank PatentGod
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Know that I love Nero's. Service was just way off (Wed., Apr 20). We were seated, no one came to even look at us for 10 minutes, despite so many (new to me) waitresses standing around. Finally someone came by and asked if anyone had come by. Same thing on the way out. I had to beg for someone (not... More 

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Thank rickandchristine
Cranford, nj
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We were there for a family party, and food was excellent. Brunch consisted of eggs, sausage, quiches, bacon, Danish, croissants, fresh fruit, and juices. French toast too. I was told that the Bloody Mary's were excellent. A look at their menu was a bit pricey for dinner, but the food was good, and the party room was nice. I would... More 

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Thank Azucar100
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with a group of local people. This is obviously a very popular place, as the hostess knew most of the people. It is attractive and bright and a comfortable setting for conversation. Wish the food had been so positive. The portions were average sized and really just average. Salads were basic , nothing special Dressing was bland... More 

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Thank daylilly50
Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 5:15 on a Friday before it became very busy. The early dinner menu was very reasonable at $15 which included a choice of an appetizer and entree. It's a limited menu but enough variety to satisfy most people. I had the Cesar salad and steak frites. My brother ordered a Cesar salad from the regular menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413
    (Hobart Gap Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-994-1971

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