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Grand Lux Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner
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THINGS TO SHARE‏
Double Stuffed Potato Spring Rolls®
Creamy mashed potatoes w/ a touch of green onion, rolled in crispy asian wrappers topped w/ melted cheddar, applewood smoked bacon & green onion. Served w/ sour cream
Buffalo Chicken Rolls™
Chicken breast, cheese & our very spicy delicious buffalo sauce all rolled in a spiced wrapper & fried until crisp. Served w/ celery sticks & blue cheese dressing
Crispy Thai Shrimp & Chicken Spring Rolls
Served w/ Thai sweet-hot chili sauce
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Minced sauteed chicken breast & vegetables in a delicious asian sauce. Served w/ cool lettuce wraps
Asian Nachos
Crispy fried‏ wontons covered w/ chicken in a sweet-hot peanut sauce. Topped w/ wasabi cream & melted cheese
Stacked Chicken Quesadilla
Tortillas layered w/ melted cheese, chicken, tomato, black beans & green chiles. Served w/ sour cream & salsa
Creamy Spinach & Cheese Dip
Combined w/ artichoke hearts & served w/ crisp tortilla chips & salsa
Hot Wings
Your choice of: spicy buffalo, Thai sticky-hot chili or Korean spicy B.B.Q.
Volcano Shrimp
Light & crispy shrimp drizzled w/ a spicy chili aioli
Double-Cheese Mini Sliders
Charbroiled burgers w/ American cheese on toasted mini buns w/ lettuce, tomato & pickles
MINIS, BITESAND TAPAS
Crispy Calamari
Tender calamari served w/ warm marinara sauce
Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Crispy goat cheese, baby greens, fresh apple w/ a touch of honey
Buffalo Chicken Bites™
Chicken breast, cheese & our spicy buffalo sauce, fried crisp w/ blue cheese dressing
Jalapeño-Cheese Cornbread
Baked in a cast iron skillet
Duck Triangles
Crispy wrappers filled w/ minced duck, onions, garlic, ginger, soy & sesame
Asian Short Rib Tacos
Corn tortillas‏ filled w/ grilled, marinated kogi-style short rib, house-made Korean kim chi & spicy chili aioli
B.B.Q. Pork Sliders
Topped w/ cole slaw & spicy B.B.Q. Sauce on toasted mini buns
Mini Pastrami Reuben Sliders
Warm pastrami, sauerkraut, melted cheese, & thousand island dressing on grilled rye
Pot Roast Cheese Fries
French fries topped w/ chunks of tender pot roast smothered w/ gravy & creamy cheddar cheese sauce
Hummus & Flat Bread
Our house-made hummus served w/ warm flat bread
LUNCH SPECIALS‏
Served until 5:00 PM
Lunch Soup & Salad
A cup of our soup of the day, an organic green salad, sourdough bread & butter
Lunch Sandwich Special
One-half of a chicken salad, turkey, b.L.T. Or tuna “nicoise” sandwich, a cup of our soup & an organic green salad
Lunch Rustic Pizza & Salad
A half of a pizza & an organic green salad. Your choice of: four cheese, margherita, pepperoni, b.B.Q. Chicken, sausage, pepperoni & mushrooms or wild mushroom & asparagus
Lunch Salads
Choose from our special selection of lunch sized salads. Your choice of: caesar, asian chicken salad, southwestern salad, sonoma salad or grilled chicken & avocado salad
Lunch Pasta & Salad
A lunch portion of pasta & an organic green salad. Your choice of pasta pomodoro, pasta fresca, pasta telephono, pasta carbonara or fettuccini alfredo
Bento Box of the Day
Available Monday - Friday, a different “bento box” every day: small salad, soup, main dish & vegetable. Ask your server for today's selection
Luncheon Omelette
Select any four items: assorted mushrooms, asparagus, tri-color peppers, onions, bacon, ham, tomato, artichokes, fresh spinach, cheddar, jack, havarti, or goat cheese. Served w/ potatoes or an organic green salad & bread & butter
Lunch "DeLux Breakfast" Sandwich
Scrambled eggs, smoked bacon, ham, grilled tomato, havarti cheese & mayo piled high on grilled brioche bread. Served w/ French fries
Lunch Enchiladas
Warm corn tortillas filled w/ spicy chicken covered w/ ranchero & tomatillo sauces, cheese & sour cream. Served w/ black beans & spanish rice
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
DeLux Drive-In Burger
Chargrilled certified angus beef® w/ lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles & mayonnaise. Served w/ an organic green salad or French fries.
The Chop House Burger
A 10 oz. Certified angus beef® burger. Served w/ an organic green salad or French fries. Add your choice of cheddar, American, blue, havarti or swiss cheeses, bacon, avocado or sauteed mushrooms for an additional charge.
The Bacon-Cheese Burger
Our chop house burger w/ crisp applewood smoked bacon, melted American cheese, grilled onions & mayonnaise
Avocado-Chipotle Cheeseburger
Our chop house burger topped w/ fresh avocado, fire-roasted poblano peppers, melted cheese, chipotle mayonnaise & cilantro
Garlic-Blue Cheese Burger
Our chop house burger w/ crisp applewood smoked bacon, garlic-blue cheese aioli, grilled onions & arugula
Grand Lux Burger Melt™
Our chop house burger on grilled parmesan cheese bread w/ lots of cheddar cheese, grilled onions & thousand island dressing. Served w/ an organic green salad or French fries.
Crushed avocado + 2.00
Veggie Burger
Our house-made veggie “burger” made w/ farro, brown rice, black beans & fresh beets. Served on a toasted bun w/ melted cheese, lettuce, tomato & mayonnaise add crushed avocado 2.00 extra
Wild Mushroom “Burger”
A meatless “burger” made from a combination of portabella, shiitake, crimini & button mushrooms blended w/ a little garlic, cheese & fresh thyme. Served on a bun w/ an organic green salad or French fries.
Grilled Ahi Tuna Burger
Grilled “au poivre” style on a bun. Served w/ an organic green salad or French fries.
The Max Burger
Our chop house burger topped w/ cheddar cheese, crisp bacon, sauteed mushrooms, onions & roasted short ribs. Served w/ an organic green salad or French fries.
GRAND SALADS‏
Asian Chicken Salad
Sliced chicken breast, crisp wontons, rice noodles, lettuce, napa cabbage, green onion & roasted almonds. Tossed in our asian dressing
Sonoma Salad
Crispy greens, grilled chicken, avocado, bacon, fresh corn, sweet dates, golden raisins, onions, goat cheese & glazed walnuts. Tossed w/ our hazelnut-mustard vinaigrette
Polynesian Salad
Grilled chicken breast tossed w/ mixed greens, red & yellow peppers, red onions, jicama, snap peas, cucumber, mango, macadamia nuts, cilantro & apricot-pineapple vinaigrette
Grilled Chicken & Avocado Salad
A fantastic salad of mixed greens, chicken, avocado, carrots & crisp tortilla strips tossed in our citrus-honey dressing & peanut vinaigrette
Southwestern Salad
Chicken breast, fresh corn, black beans, tortilla strips, avocado & pepper-jack cheese tossed in a honey-lime vinaigrette
Grand Cobb Salad
A top shelf cobb salad w/ chicken, bacon, avocado, heirloom cherry tomatoes, shaft's blue cheese & grated egg tossed in our roasted tomato vinaigrette
Seared Rare Ahi Tuna Salad
With romaine, radicchio, frisee & avocado tossed in our vinaigrette
Seafood Salad
Lump crab, shrimp, avocado, tomato, corn, green beans, egg, celery & green onion over a bed of crisp romaine tossed w/ our "louis" dressing
Manhattan Salad
A chopped salad w/ romaine lettuce, asparagus, tomato, white beans, fresh beets, red onion, peas, lentils & assorted vegetables all tossed in our house vinaigrette & your choice of: vegetables & cheese, white albacore tuna, fresh turkey, avocado & cheese, jumbo shrimp & chicken, vegetables & cheese
SMALL SALADS
Shaft's blue cheese +
House Green Salad
Organic greens & heirloom cherry tomatoes tossed in our roasted tomato-caramelized onion vinaigrette add shaft's blue cheese for an additional charge
Blue Cheese Salad
Organic greens tossed w/ blue cheese dressing & topped w/ bacon, tomato, croutons & shaft's blue cheese crumbles
Iceberg Lettuce Wedge
With thousand island, bacon, tomato & grated egg
Greek Salad
Feta cheese, heirloom cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, kalamata olives & lettuce tossed in our house vinaigrette
Shaved Vegetable Salad
Mixed greens w/ thin slices of asparagus, brussel sprouts, carrots, celery, radishes, red onion, avocado & parmesan w/ mustard vinaigrette
Spicy Calamari Salad
Crispy calamari, organic greens, carrots, cucumber & green onions tossed w/ a delicious spicy vinaigrette
Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad
Organic greens, fresh roasted beets, goat cheese & toasted nuts tossed w/ a hazelnut-citrus dressing
Chopped Salad
Grilled chicken, bacon, tomato, shaft's blue cheese, avocado, egg & greens tossed in our vinaigrette
PASTA & PIZZA‏
Pasta Pomodoro
Spaghettini tossed w/ sauteed organic heirloom cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, parmesan cheese & a tomato sauce
Pasta Telephono
A rich tomato sauce w/ a dash of cream & melted mozzarella cheese. Baked & topped w/ toasted bread crumbs
Fettuccini Alfredo
Tossed in a rich parmesan cream sauce. Also available w/ chicken
Pasta Fresca
Corkscrew pasta tossed w/ roasted eggplant, heirloom cherry tomatoes, asparagus, broccoli, peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, garlic, olive oil & parmesan
Pasta Carbonara
Imported spaghettini pasta tossed w/ smoked bacon, peas, a touch of garlic & a parmesan cream sauce. A classic combination!
Pasta w/ Chicken, Sun-Dried Tomato & Mushrooms
Tossed w/ sun-dried tomato, fresh mushrooms, garlic, cream & parmesan cheese
Pasta w/ Grilled Chicken, Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella
Light & fresh. Topped w/ roasted tomatoes & a touch of garlic
Rustic Lasagna
Pasta layered w/ fresh mushrooms, chicken, spinach & cheese, all covered in a creamy roasted tomato sauce
Sunday Night Pasta
Made fresh every day! A rich slow-simmered meat sauce w/ chunks of beef short rib, steak, fresh mushrooms, onions, garlic & parmesan cheese. Served over spaghettini
Garlic Shrimp Pasta
Sauteed garlicky shrimp, spaghettini, heirloom cherry tomatoes, broccolini & garlic sauce w/ parmesan cheese
GRAND CASUAL CUISINE
Crispy Caramel Chicken
Crispy battered pieces of chicken breast in a spicy Thai caramel sauce w/ mushrooms, onions, red chile peppers, garlic & ginger. Served w/ rice
Cajun Shrimp & Chicken Jambalaya
Sauteed w/ peppers, onions & tasso in a delicious spicy sauce. Served w/ white rice
Chicken Enchiladas
Three warm corn tortillas filled w/ spicy chicken covered w/ cheese, sour cream & two sauces; tomatillo & ranchero. Served w/ black beans & spanish rice.
Pan Roasted Chicken Breast
Marinated w/ herbs & served w/ mashed potatoes & fresh vegetables
Chicken Parmesan
A chicken‏ breast coated w/ parmesan bread crumbs & covered w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese. Served w/ pasta
Madeira Chicken
Sauteed chicken‏ breast topped w/ asparagus, mozzarella & our fresh mushroom-madeira sauce. Served w/ mashed potatoes
Shaking Beef
Southeast asian inspired! Pieces of beef tenderloin, red & green onions sauteed w/ a mildly spicy marinade. Served w/ steamed white rice
Chicken Royale
Lightly breaded sauteed chicken breasts served over a white wine butter sauce w/ mashed potatoes, green beans & herbed carrots
Lemon Chicken Piccata
Sauteed chicken breast w/ creamy lemon sauce, mushrooms, artichoke & capers. Served w/ pasta
Indochine Shrimp & Chicken
A fusion dish of chinese & indian flavors. Jumbo shrimp, chicken, onions & sweet ginger all sauteed in a delicious spicy sauce of curry, plum wine & a little cream topped w/ sun-dried cherries & apricots. Served w/ white rice
HOUSE FAVORITES‏
Chicken Pot Pie
Chunks of chicken breast, carrots, peas, pearl onions & mushrooms in a creamy sauce. With our housemade crust
Salisbury Chopped Steak
Old-fashioned chopped steak combined w/ onions, mushrooms & garlic, served w/ mashed potatoes, brown gravy & fresh vegetables
Southern Fried Chicken
Fresh all natural free range one-half chicken fried to a crisp golden brown. Served w/ mashed potatoes & cole slaw
Slow-Roasted Chicken
Half a free-range chicken served w/ mashed potatoes, sauteed heirloom cherry tomatoes & natural chicken jus
B.B.Q. Chicken
Wood grilled half a free-range chicken glazed w/ our b.B.Q. Sauce. Served w/ French fries, peanut cole slaw & jalapeño-cheese cornbread
B.B.Q. Pork Ribs
Falling off the bone tender! Baby back ribs glazed w/ our B.B.Q. Sauce & served w/ French fries & cole slaw
B.B.Q. Chicken & Rib Combo
Half a free-range chicken & a half rack of our fork tender pork ribs. Served w/ French fries, peanut cole slaw & jalapeño-cheese cornbread
STEAKS & SEAFOOD
We serve the finest prime or certified angus beef®, corn-fed & aged up to four weeks for flavor, then seasoned & wood grilled to seal in the juices.
Prime Top Sirloin
Garlic-herb butter. Served w/ potato or vegetable
Filet Mignon
Served w/ potato or vegetable
Rib Eye Steak
Served w/ potato or vegetable
Maui Rib Eye Steak
Grilled aged certified angus beef® w/ our 24 hour tropical island marinade. Served w/ your choice of potato or vegetable
Crispy Fish & Chips
Always fresh! Tempura style - served w/ peanut cole slaw, French fries & our own tartar sauce
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
Served w/ peanut cole slaw & French fries
Wood Grilled Trout
Fresh ruby trout w/ your choice of potato & vegetable. Served w/ tartar sauce
Miso Glazed Salmon
Served w/ steamed rice & stir-fried vegetables
Mediterranean Mahi Mahi
Crusted fresh mahi mahi w/ roasted tomato, artichoke, capers, basil, olive oil & balsamic vinegar. Served over mashed potatoes
About
A world of food awaits at Grand Lux Cafe featuring internationally inspired cuisine.Located on the south east side of Garden State Plaza near the freestanding Best Buy and AMC Theatres.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here while visiting the area during Memorial Day weekend. Always order the Deluxe Drive-In Burger and fries. Both were amazing as usual. I've eaten at the Grand Lux Café on several occasions (Houston, Las Vegas, Dallas, etc.) but just decided to try the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What does one want after a long flight, a tasty beverage. They have plenty here. Our waitress was fantastic. Our water was never empty and bloody mary's always replenished (2). We ordered a few of the appetizers and they were huge. We could not finish....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Came here on a Monday night around 5pm. U ordered the Roast Turkey and Brie Sandwich with sweet potato fries. The food was really good but the service was a little slow. We had 2 servers as there was a shift change and both were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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TCF_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2019

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We all ordered different food but we all loved what we ordered... I had the salmon 3 ways with the chicken wings and then I got the hot fresh baked cookies ...

Date of visit: March 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Hi Jason, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

We went to this Restaurant not knowing what to expect. We read mixed reviews. In our opinion, one of the best meals we had in a while. We even enjoyed the smoothies! I had the Benito chicken box and thoroughly enjoyed it. I even gave...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Hi Christine, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

If you like Cheesecake Factory this has similar vibe style and large menu. Not as many healthy or interesting dishes but my salad was very very goos

Date of visit: February 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Hi Catherine, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our menu options and we can't wait for your next visit!

Reviewed February 20, 2019

When we visit the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, one of the restaurants that my wife and I return to is the Grand Lux Cafe. The Grand Lux is an upscale chain restaurant that is part of the Cheesecake Factory group. The Grand Lux...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our menu options and we can't wait for your next visit!

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time for a family birthday party of about 20 people age ranging from 2 to 85. The servers handled us perfectly! Thank you very much. Highly recommended!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hi Gerard, Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the service you received during this visit! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Part of Chesecake Factory chain. This is a good place for nice dinner while shopping, special occasions, brunch, before movies. Very noisy, not intimate. Food is modern American. Quite extensive menu. We often order poke, tacos, chicken and mango salad, Sichuan beef, caramel chicken, filet...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joanna P
GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Hi Joanna, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoy our menu options and we can't wait for your next visit!

Reviewed December 12, 2018

We were shopping at the mall and decided to have lunch at the Lux. We gave our name and the women said we will seat you in a moment. The place was not busy at all, we were standing there waiting for what I don't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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GLC_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Lux Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

We're sorry to hear that your visit was not off to the best start, Betty! We will be sure to follow up on this with our team and we're glad you enjoyed the rest of your experience! Thank you for your feedback and we look...More

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April 25, 2017|
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Response from 912taniao | Reviewed this property |
Not high end but a tasteful place, that you can enjoy a good meal on Mother's Day.
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Response from paul3776 | Reviewed this property |
A little pricey but not outrageous for what you get. I would say the prices are average for a restaurant such as this probably $25 a person for dinner.
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