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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
+1 609-652-0544
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't believe the portions, quality for the price . All had great food and were very satisfied . We will return.

Thank tdisalvio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During the summer, July 2016, we had a wedding in Smithville, the rehearsal dinner was at Fred & Ethel's. The food and service was excellent. We were staying in the area last weekend and decided to return for dinner. The wait staff where courteous and accommodating, a member in our party had made a special request, they provided it with... More 

Thank PRvolleyballgirl
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

delicious food, great choices on menu.Super friendly staff, you can sit at bar if you choose. Very popular so the wait can get a little long during peak lunch and dinner hour but well worth the wait!

Thank sue f
Baldwin, New York
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great, live music in the bar. Very big menu, great selection of food. They had everything from seafood to meatloaf, definitely something for everyone. Their prices were excellent too!

Thank Virginia G
Bklyn, NY
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wanted to grab something before hitting the road back home. The burgers looked too big for what i wanted so just had the chicken tenders with thick cut fries. It was good and fit the bill. We were seated quickly and our waiter was attentive and friendly. Waitstaff was quick to clear away surrounding tables of dishes as they emptied.... More 

Thank daisytcam
San Francisco, California, USA
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673 reviews
446 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This deli-like tavern was 5/6th filled when we arrived for lunch but we were seated quickly. We ordered sandwiches and perhaps that's where the mistake was...but I sense not so. My crab-cake sandwiche was lackluster. The crab-cake itself was mostly filler w/ little shredded crab. The lettuce was the ornamental kind used to decorate buffet plates and it was dark... More 

Thank HaljoHal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Cool atmosphere. Great staff. Many beer and wine options. Would recommend and would go again

Thank JacobMarleyjr
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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408 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

got here just before they opened and glad we did - it was mobbed. Probably due to the great food and service here Highly recommended anytime

Thank Greg P
Bridgewater NJ USA
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670 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Historic "INN" which was converted into a tavern/ restaurant. Part of the Smithville complex and has been here for over 20 years and was part of the restoration of the Smithville complex. Dark wood and wooden booths reminiscent of the past. Can't make too many changes due to its historic designations. Food was tasty...I had a turkey wrap and my... More 

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New Jersey, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

great burgers but more of a bar atmosphere than a restaurant. Everything was fine but not my cup of tea. Reminds me of Houlihans

Thank Carol C

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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
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?