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Stage House Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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366 Park Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1129 (Formerly Stage House Inn) (Front Street)
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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Brooklyn, New York
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank missfifi2111
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Live in the area. Always loved coming here. Tonight very disappointed. All of the drinks came out at different times. We ordered a bottle of wine at the same time which came out so long after. Food was good ... Felt very rushed. Just finished apps and dinner was on its way. Ordered dessert coffee and after dinner drinks ...... More 

Thank Mholland29
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times before. Fantastic ravioli and sandwiches. We came today for an anniversary party with 24 family members. We had Joe taking care of us and he was fantastic. No one had to wait any unreasonable time for anything. He was attentive and on top of anything we needed. Food was great as usual especially the... More 

Thank Vinnie T
Congers, New York
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We ate outside under the pergola. The food is very good as is the service, they have nice beers on tap and other drinks also. They make a very good burger and have some nice appetizers.

Thank FredMertz99
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Thursday night with some friends. It was a young crowd and very, very crowded. It took a while to get a drink but since I was with a great group of ladies we had a nice time overall.

Thank RC V
New Jersey
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533 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great steak dishes in a huge building modelled after a barn with ample outdoor seating. Been there several times over the years and was always satisfied with the meals. Great bar as well.

Thank TonyK300
Fanwood, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stage House used to be a very high end restourant serving fine cuisine. It has transformed to a nice local place to have a meal. Burgers, salads, ravioli,soups all very good. Nice casual atmosphere.

Thank ginopizza75
New Jersey
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice restaurant in the center of Scotch Plains. Has an outdoor patio that is wonderful once the sun is off it. Indoor dining has 2 sides, one a "tavern" feel and one with the "tablecloths" for a more quiet dining. Menu is the same for any room throughout the restaurant, with a good children's menu and anything from sandwiches/burgers to... More 

Thank CJTT
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Wonderful- Sat outside in their courtyard and it felt like miles away from anything. Sat at a table to get tinis and food- all of their drinks special drinks are discounted from 10 to 5 bucks on Tuesdays. There is a bar to sit at but you can't get food there as explained by the hostess- no matter we were... More 

Thank susgames13
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Their lunch menu is one of the best in the area. For under $15 you can get either a soup or salad with your entree. The portions are big and the food is tasty.

Thank SamSammy25

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, 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 Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-1129 (Formerly Stage House Inn)
    (Front Street)
  • Public Transportation: Fanwood TrainBus – Corner of Park & Front
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Scotch Plains
  • Phone Number: 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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