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The HAT Tavern

570 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-4501
+1 908-273-7656
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (69 reviews)
“salads” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
570 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-4501
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed December 16, 2016

I have visited the Hat Tavern in Summit many times, this though is my first review. It's located in the basement of The Grand Summit Hotel and can be hard to find the first time you visit but it's worth the search. I would like...More

Thank richard g
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Richard, thanks for finally taking the time to leave a review! I appreciate you being such a big fan of our place, and I'm excited for visits in the future. Best, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed December 15, 2016

Thought their standard burger with bacon was best choice. Lamb burger with feta seemed like a great concept but execution was just all right. Great breakfast in the morning. Very nice staff.

Thank John W
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

John, I'm glad you've found some options from the menu to love. Bummed that lamb burger didn't knock it out of the park, but we'll gladly make suggestions for next time! Until then, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed December 3, 2016

We dined herenthree mornings and found management and staff so accommodating and helpful .breakfasts with family there were so enjoyable

Thank johnmariehynes
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm honored we got to have you by for three whole visits! Can't wait for #4 already. Until then, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed November 26, 2016

Hat Tavern is a nice place to take a beer (and you can taste several ones) after dinner. I really appreciated their willingness to prepare me a club sandwich after the kitchen was already closed. Definitely is a place that I recommend to go dinner...More

Thank Paulo R
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation, Paulo! Hope we get to welcome you back for another round of beers and a sandwich again soon. Cheers, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed November 14, 2016

We tried to eat dinner at the Hat Tavern on a Friday night, but didn't want to wait the 30-45 minutes for a table. So the waitstaff cheerfully took our order, and then arranged to have it sent back to our room. My wife ordered...More

Thank Alan L
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Well that's always what we hope to hear, Alan! I'm so glad you enjoyed dinner and breakfast with us. The French Dip sandwich is one of my favorites, too. Any time you're in Summit again, I hope we get to welcome you back for another...More

Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Find the Hat Tavern in the beautiful Grand Summit hotel. The food and the service is as comfortable as the hotel. It's a great place to go for a bite or sit at the bar.

Thank Peter K
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Glad to hear we're a great spot for a bite, Peter! I hope we get to welcome you back for another visit again soon. Cheers, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed November 14, 2016

Good bar food - great bar. It's located in the hotel so you don't need to go to far for a light meal.

Thank Eileen B
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

So glad you're a fan of our place, Eileen! We look forward to welcoming you back for another meal and a round of drinks again soon. Cheers, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed November 2, 2016

Great food. The burgers are the best around. Service staff was very good and I really enjoyed the outside patio area. Great place for gatherings. They also serve a great breakfast for hotel guests in the morning. Check out the wine cellar if you get...More

Thank yodoobie1
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

The best around? I'm just honored you've been enjoying the burgers so much! It's really great to hear the breakfast and wine cellar have been impressive, too, and I hope we'll get to see you back again someday! Take care, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Went twice so far with coworkers. Food was really nice and nice the powerful beers available Were even better! A great place to meet with friends!

Thank Nick M
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

The more, the merrier around here, Nick, so bring the gang back for another round of brews again any time. We're glad everyone enjoyed their visit, and we're always happy to serve! Cheers, Walter C., Manager

Reviewed October 17, 2016

Best to come here when it's warm and sit outside on the patio. Yes, it overlooks the parking lot, but it's quieter than being inside. Indoors there is tile floor and tin roof which gives the place ambiance, but echoes sound and it can get...More

Thank BriardM0m
Walter C, Owner at The HAT Tavern, responded to this review

Sounds like you enjoy most everything about a visit here -- that's awesome! I hope we get to welcome you back for more sandwiches and another hummus platter again soon. And let us know if there's anything we can do to earn those last two...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-4501
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-273-7656
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Description
The menu includes “La Frieda” blend which is a naturally raised and hormone free graded USDA Choice Prime specialty burgers. We have a large selection of tapas and salads and “Jersey Fresh” locally grown foods including our homemade ketchup which is made from Jersey Fresh tomatoes and is a favorite to our locals. The drink selection is extensive with ales from all over the country and wines sourced from the most select vineyards. For the young at heart, we have milkshakes, Boylan’s soda floats and Jersey shore fries.