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Stage House Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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366 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 (Formerly Stage House Inn) (Front Street)
+1 908-322-4224
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner is always better with great soup! The onion soup was excellent...delicious broth, bread, onions, cheese and loved the added crispy onion straws on top. My husbands seafood chowder had lots of fish/seafood in it with a tasty, not too salty broth with chunks of vegetables. Yum! For entrees my husband had Meatball Ravioli and I had the Tavern Dip... More 

Thank Melinda K
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've lived in town for almost 20 years. Stage House converted from fine dining to their Tavern-style years ago and it's proven to be very successful for them. When it's nice weather, they're able to have outdoor seating and the place is hopping and very lively. They've been a bit lazy with the menu as there hasn't been new items... More 

Thank Lawrence G
New Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bartenders are the nicest people, can not do enough for you and happy!!!! Our food was very good! Friendly crowd! When leaving the manager was standing outside, first time meeting him Wow what a great guy. I felt like we were good friends!! Fantastic experience. Going back next week!

Thank seekers2017
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know why Stage House Tavern enjoys the success and reputation it appears to have. I have been there many times over the years, the last of which, and it will be my last, was August 2016. We reserved a separate "room" if one wishes to call it that for a party of twelve (it is a Revolutionary War-era... More 

Thank Martin H
Watchung, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always good service and great food! Outside bar and ambiance is great. A favorite to go with family and friends

Thank Joegyacht44
Union, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We had my daughter's bridal shower the Saturday after Thanksgiving and it was just perfect! The room (first floor) was just beautiful, rustic and cozy, and the service couldn't have been better. It was all around a great experience from start to finish. Even though the original banquet manager was no longer there, we received excellent, attentive service from Tom... More 

Thank mkbrennan
South Plainfield, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Three of us tried to grab a bite to eat at the Stage House this afternoon, we were greeted immediately by the hostess and seated. Our waiter came over and took our drink and lunch order promptly....after that he was not to be found....It was extremely annoying since I order a wedge with parm crusted chicken, no tomatoes and extra... More 

Thank Darla777
Boston. MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We walked to the Tavern for a Saturday after thanksgiving lunch. Although the restaurant was busy we were shown to our table ( for 9 ) only short 10 minute after we arrived. Although the service was slow service was very friendly. The tavern style food was well prepared and was simplistically presented. We will return

Thank EarlDGrt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Went for Lunch with family and friends. Tuesday special martinis $5.00 for wonderful combinations (Great with someone who drives you) The food is delicious the ravioli made of spinach with vodka sauce is the best! Service was excellent as was dessert There's lots of parking and tables and car outside for warmer weather,

Thank c k
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This historic Inn has been a central part of the community since the early 18th century, and the atmosphere is truly amazing. Whether you eat in the main dining room, with the low ceiling and wooden pillars, in the bar with the giant tv screens, or in the outside open air space, the tavern has something to offer everyone. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 (Formerly Stage House Inn)
    (Front Street)
  • Public Transportation: Fanwood TrainBus – Corner of Park & Front
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Scotch Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 908-322-4224
Three dining options: First, The original StageHouse Restaurant, offering fine dining in an elegant county inn setting. Built in 1737 this historic inn boasts many small dining rooms with a fireplace in each room. The Stage House Restaurant offers an ala carte menu every day. Next, The Tavern at the Stage House, which serves up Rustic American fare in a more casual setting. Newly renovated with a new 35 seat bar, a cool little club house and the best Burger in Town. Lastly, The Patio at the stage house, which is a huge outdoor bar and dining room offering either menu. Reservations are only accepted for the fine dining restaurant, the others are first come first serve.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?