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Uncle Vinnie's Market

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9 East Somerset St., Raritan, NJ
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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central nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Good luck even trying to get in here. Every time we have tried we either had to wait for a long time or we went early which isn't what we wanted. Good food, they have that down but the prices are a bit higher than what we expected. We also tried ordering out from their market store, next store. Again,... More 

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new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The biggest problem with UVM is that it is small. Both bar stools and tables are in short supply. If you are lucky enough to find a seat, you will find that most of the dishes are very good. My wife and I like their seafood salad - it is large enough to share. They serve beer, wine, and mixed... More 

Thank mazolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The market is an excellent alternative if the the restaurant is crowed with a long wait. BYOB the food is the same as the restaurant but with some added extras, like sandwiches, burgers, fries. Another nice feature they have take out orders call in and go pick up.

Thank Rmaines
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Uncle Vinnie's sells their fresh seafood at the market. You take home and cook or they will prepare it for you to take home. Their own big menu, and also the menu of their restaurant next door. Their chowder is made fresh and rates with the best in Boston. Their clam strips are homemade and tasty. All menu items are... More 

Thank stillLearnin
New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I had the pleasure of recently having lunch at Uncle Vinnie's Market. What a wonderful surprise. I had a clam strip basket that came with the most delicious salad. The dressing was so good and the salad itself very fresh and tasty. Better than most restaurant side salads. Although I ordered the small basket and shared, I still had some... More 

Thank MaggsMNewJersey
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Small neighborhood restaurant but very busy. Come early at 4pm and get your table or try later. Always filled with friendly people. If you like Italian style Seafood dishes or Italian food, come and experience Uncle Vinnie's food, you'll be glad you did. Fresh seafood at Uncle Vinnies Clam Bar or go next door to his Italian Market. Good food... More 

Thank frkrknj
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When in Raritan, stop here. Fresh seafood, like seashore fresh. The calamari was fantastic and the shrimp were HUGE. Very small place, only six tables, so come early to get a seat. BYOB, which is great.

Thank darlenejay
Newark, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Excellent preperation Good selection Great Service BYO Easy and Relaxed setting Check hours of operation, as they close early 9 or 9:30

1 Thank rickpp
New Jersey
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205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

It's really a bar that serves food. Very nice vibe and crowd. We were warmly greeted on a packed Friday night. Since they don't take we had a drink at the bar. In spite of packed bar, the bartender got to us quickly. We got seated within 20 minutes. Liz our waitress was very good. The was a slight mix... More 

Thank T34IFR
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good, reasonably priced food with large portions in a bar setting is what this place is all about. There are certainly better (and more expensive) restaurants within a 5-10 miles radius of this place but the local vibe and very friendly staff will keep you coming back. This is not a fancy place by any stretch of the imagination but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 East Somerset St., Raritan, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Raritan
  • Phone Number: 9085269887
Uncle Vinnies Market is under the same ownership as Uncle Vinnies Clam Bar two doors down the street.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?