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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
(609) 652-0544
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live a little over an hour north of S'ville and often drive down that way during the week just to walk around the town and always make it a point to drop in here for a light lunch. Service is always good and friendly. I recommend the Bleu crab burgher it is always good. You can't go bad here... More 

Thank kenjde
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place for after party. Good food & drinks in quaint Historic Smithville . I woukd recommend this restaurant/pub

Thank RoseGH25
Forked River, New Jersey
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Smithville this is the must go to for lunch or dinner. A wide variety of foods are offered and it has a bar where you can enjoy a cocktail. They have some outdoor seating which is nice on a cool night. The food is delicious.

Thank Barbara B
Glen Cove, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner on a Monday night....Mexican night....My taco/burrito combination was good...but the rest of my family ordered variations of burgers and they said they were the best ever!! Not to mention the fries which were out of this world!! Enjoy!

Thank emsrhope
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When traveling as a family, we try to expose our kids to different culinary experiences, go a little further down the road, find out where the locals eat and check out regional fare. Well it bit us back last week while we were at the New Jersey Shore when the "secret" seafood joint 20 minutes into the marshes turned out... More 

Thank JKMcDermott
Absecon, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Lunch with my Cousins - opted for the Dining Room. Just had to wait a short time. We had one of the Lunch Specials that included Soup of the Day - Bisque - It was one of the best Bisques I have ever had - A great Treat. Service was fast and the Server checked with us several times.... More 

Thank umoraski
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food & friendly service. a place for the family. after eating, you can stroll around smithville & visit all the shops & take a train ride. it`s a fun place. tom

Thank Thomas B
Marlboro, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to this town on a spur of the moment. We were not sure what to find but we came across this little restaurant. We thought the food was pretty good with a large portion size. Staff was very friendly and helpful. One thing I will recommend is the bacon wrapped shrimp. It was very tasty!!

Thank Jlbttrfly7
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Great place and delocous food, large servings for dinner. We loved everything we ordered and the service was great too. Located in a cute little old town, so we took a walk and went into some of the shops after dinner, then scoops for dessert. We recommend checking it out.

Thank Cynthia W
Galloway, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is one of our favorite local restaurants to visit for lunch or dinner. The food is always excellent and being able to walk around to visit the different shops makes it even more of a pleasure. A club that we belong to had our awards banquet/Christmas dinner there in 2015 and it was decided at our January meeting that... More 

Thank Joanne H

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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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: (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?