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Stage House Tavern

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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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Fanwood, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is everything you would expect - a go to place if you live nearby. Food has never disappointed.

Thank Jetsetter43
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Staff was so friendly, service was not rushed but it was attentive. Went on a Saturday night, parking in the back was tough but it was a nice night so parking across the street was fine. My not be as convenient in bad weather. We ate upstairs where it was spacious and quiet. Downstairs tables look a little more packed... More 

Thank Slimed
Linden, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The food was good, and was presented well. They have an extensive menu, so for whatever mood you are in, you will find something you like. The restaurant is very big, and has a nice atmosphere. I had a hamburger that was quite large, and tasty. My friend had meatloaf that was very good, and the mashed potatoes were good.... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I ordered the ravioli and when it arrived the sauce which tasted like it came from a jar was all watery from not having drained the ravioli properly. The place looked like it hadn't been cleaned properly in who knows how long. The drinks are watery, just a place to avoid.

2 Thank Nancy C
Lambertville, New Jersey
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164 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

was at the Stage House about 25 yrs. ago...it was great then and still great now....Quaint old revolutionary inn....nice menu, pleasant and attentive service...food very tasty...has outdoor seating, but with the rain, not being used....but looks like a great place to have lunch at.....for a Saturday night , was a little noisy, but nothing out of the ordinary....

Thank baron13
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232 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Took kids and grandchildren here for early dinner. This is an old tavern dating back to the Revolutionary war that is still in operation. The food was excellent their specialty being Ravioli of which they have several types, cheese, seafood, chicken with your choice of several sauces but all the dishes were great from the salads to dessert. Service was... More 

Thank Wallypm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, Families with children, Business meetings
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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