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$10 - $15
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love star tavern but my last visit the wings which are usually great but in August they were cooked what appeared to be over microwaved …. Hard and no part the chicken was edible . The lasagna was cold and a little icy when...I got home. Seems like most of my go to restaurants lately have fallen a bit. Hopefully this is only one bad visit.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 30, 2021 via mobile

This was the worst pizza I have ever tasted. The toppings were slippery and nasty. In addition, there was no cheese! It only became edible after I added a tablespoon of spices to it. The underneath part of the pizza was disgraceful, almost falling off...of the pan in the kitchen which was visible from my table. NEVER COME HERE for your well-being and happiness.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 5, 2021

The overflow parking lot is a mess every weekend! Loud music blasting from parking lot drinking and loads of people just hanging by the cars it’s like a party and dangerous. Simple fix hire a cop to control!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed November 5, 2020 via mobile

I have been coming to the Star Tavern since I was a child over 30 years they just recently renovated the entire restaurant during the covid-19 closure, the booths are brand new, they have new tables and chairs the bar area is remodeled and it...is all beautiful. just had lunch there yesterday with an old friend and the pizza pie was as great as I remember it. service is always great Jackie was behind the bar she is a fantastic bartender , I have known her for years it's always a pleasure to stop into the Star Tavern and have a chat with Jackie and enjoy some delicious food. They are super conscious of the covid-19 virus, they clean the bar area and tables after each person leaves. they wear gloves masks and sanitize everything I was very impressed with how clean and conscious they were of the covid-19 crisis this is a safe place to go and eat I felt very safe thereMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 6, 2020

SO glad they reopened during the quarantine.. you can't eat there but we take out. Best pizza in northern NJ.. they get busy but it's worth the wait. I order ahead by 1 to 2 hours so its ready when I arrive. They use real...milk mozzarella cheese and have a very thin crust.. one pizza is good enough for 2 normal sized adults. if you eat like a cow as one guy mentions he could eat 3 and you want doughy bread to fill you up then don't go here. .Although, some of you may have room for some of the appetizers first that are also fresh. It may be more expensive but it won't break the bank. You pay for quality. My husband and I usually get pepperoni and extra cheese and 'well done' so it' rich and extra crunchyThe pepperoni is cut in thick slices and delicious.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed March 29, 2020

The food was great! The restaurant itself was a true tavern. The staff was not the best, but not bad either. The problem is the location. Orange isn't a nice neighborhood, to say the least. There's a guy asking for money nearby, and I wouldn't...be surprised to see a drug dealer just around the corner. Very nice, but have caution.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

For decades I have taken my friends here who are from all over the world... if you love thin crust pizza made right this is the place!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020

The pizza is great but the place is not very clean. The service is average and waiting is long most of the time. If one doesn't care for best service and cares only for good food, this is the place to be. I will go...there again.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed January 19, 2020

This is the best thin crust pizza in NJ. And their eggplant parmigiana is great, too! I've been going there for at least 45 years and it's still the best ever!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

The thin crust pizza is very tasty and good. But a few of our group had their sub sandwiches which were average to poor. The cheesesteak sub was especially poor. Service was average. We had expected more of this Tavern.

Date of visit: October 2019
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May 12, 2019|
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Response from krocking123 | Reviewed this property |
Of coarse they take credit card. But the bum out front sometimes likes cash. And the drug dealer around the block also only takes cash..
louis s
March 11, 2017|
Response from NanTanner | Reviewed this property |
My mother loves the linguini with clams and the shrimp in garlic basket. She recommends staying away from the calamari and the meat dishes.
August 26, 2015|
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Response from Silvia P | Reviewed this property |
I think the waiter said it was 14 inches but the plain is $11, and worth every penny!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Star Tavern

Yes, Star Tavern offers takeout services.

Star Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5