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The Black Horse Tavern & Pub

1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
+1 973-543-7300
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
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Reviewed today

Valet service was prompt both in and out. We were seated quickly. We sat without water for at least ten minutes as two of the wait staff attended to a large table. This was early at 5 PM and the place was nearly empty. Once...More

Thank pierre20639
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wished I could say it was good but wait staff was hard to find and food was very bland in the Black Horse Tavern, which requires reservations. Four of us sat in small booth in bar area, which became very noisy & loud as the...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The atmosphere is a bit sterile. Food just average although the steamed clams were delicious. Service was very good but I don't anticipate rushing back anytime soon.

Thank ottsvillian
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I was extremely generous giving a overall rating of average, Four of us tonight had really crappy food and lousy service. This was our second time trying this place and believe me never again, I won't go into the whole story but being an owner...More

1  Thank MarcTuna127
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review. We are sad to hear your experience did not live up to our standards. We do have live entertainment on the weekends, that is always fun to check out. We hope you can come give us another try, and...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Our east coast family invited us to dinner at this historic tavern and pub and we were not disappointed.It was a Sunday evening and not very crowded. The hostess was most pleasant, engaging and helpful. Being on the east coast we opted for seafood: Atlantic...More

Thank Dr-Zach
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Relaxing atmosphere, a nice selection of beer and wines. We both had steaks, they were cooked perfectly. The service was great very enjoyable Evening.

Thank jimfT8682LR
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks for your 4 star review of the Black Horse in Mendham! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your meals, as well as your experience! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is way beyond typical pub food. EVERYTHING is top notch... from burgers to entrees and everything between. A little pricey, but what do you expect...it's in the heart of Mendham. In this case, you get what you pay for, which is great food and...More

Thank mikeb2557
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks so much for your 5 star review of the Black Horse! We’re very pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, and it met all of your expectations. The Tavern side has an awesome Prime Rib to try, it’s the house specialty. Looking...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go to the Pub to celebrate our anniversary. The valet at the complimentary valet service was both pleasant and efficient. I was impressed with the atmosphere as soon as we went through the door. We were prompted seated and...More

Thank 427JohnG427
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review, and thanks for choosing us for your anniversary! Your experience at the Black Horse is always our main focus. Congrats on your anniversary and we’ll see you again soon!

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We came here last night for our anniversary; originally had a reservation for Tavern, but after seeing their menu we cancelled and came to the Pub. Glad we did, as the menu is more varied and Pub-like comfort food. Service by Kenny was outstanding, as...More

Thank 2hubbies
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks so much for your 5 star review of the Black Horse! We’re happy we could make your anniversary that special. Our guest’s experience is our main priority, so we’re glad you enjoyed it. We hope you come back soon!

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Stop by on the weekend and enjoy the band at the bar. Good specials. Good soups. Staff is experienced and attentive.

Thank Packergreen
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review of the Black Horse! Our guest’s experiences are very important to us. The Black Horse is the place to be on the weekends if you like live entertainment. See you soon!

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Robert L
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Deemer5 | Reviewed this property |
Everything you can imagine. There are all different types of salads, fruits, egg station, meats, fish, shrimp....made all different ways, lots of everything....including different desserts. Not sure if it is the same for... More
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September 26, 2016|
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Response from TonyK300 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. casual. Their fine dining area across the entrance way might be different so if dining there you should call and ask
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rr108
January 19, 2016|
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Response from SandCrawler | Reviewed this property |
On the weekends there is a brunch buffet or you can sit in a booth and get a regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
    (Mountain Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Mendham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-543-7300
  • E-mail
Description
Indulge in the area's finest cuisine in a unique and lovely setting. An elegant display and collection of antiques, country English design furniture mixed with the rustic beauty of early Americans create an atmosphere of warmth and beauty that befits the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Our eclectic menu is sure to please the most discriminating of tastes and is perfectly complimented by our extensive wine list. Also available are our newly redecorated banquet facilities for parties of 10 to 80 guests.
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