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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
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Westfield, New Jersey
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181 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stage house has it all. A big TV filled bar with lots of seats if eating alone or with friends. Then a quiet nicer bar for a date. It also has multiple places to eat, louder on the first flr, quieter upstairs, and outside if u want to smoke. The bar has nightly specials from all u can eat pasta... More 

Thank pcg123
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

For nearly twenty years, I have called Scotch Plains, New Jersey my home. Even though some may consider it just another suburb of Manhattan with congested primary avenues and bumper-to bumper neighborhoods featuring the cottages of baby-boomers hoping to find space and solace somewhere with lower property taxes within the next five years, Scotch Plains transcends the average Jersey hamlet.... More 

Thank gwynnie3000
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The food is very good here and the cocktails are excellent. It is a great casual dining experience with a very local feel.

Thank John S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 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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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

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 January 4, 2017

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 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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207 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
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 

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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, Brunch, 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
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
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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