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“Quiet, dignified dining” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bernards Inn

The Bernards Inn
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Route 202 & Quimby Lane
Transit: NJ Transit Train to Bernardsville, Peapack Line, station is across the street.
Description: Renowned for exquisite dining and an award-winning wine collection, the Bernards Inn offers two magnificent dining rooms - The Great Room and Conservatory - along with a warm, clubby piano bar featuring live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday. The fine dining restaurant features progressive American cuisine prepared under the direction of Executive Chef Corey Heyer and a 12,000-bottle wine collection from Wine Director Terri Baldwin.
Parsippany, New Jersey
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129 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Quiet, dignified dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013

We went fro celebrate our 51st anniversary.we've been before and always have a good experience. A superb menu, outstanding service, quiet dining, good wine menu and drinks and the food is masterfully prepared and presented. Pricey but worth the splurge. Very romantic ambience and you can actually talk to each other without having to shout or hear cell phones. The only time I saw a cell phone was a couple using one to illuminate the menu.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Private dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2013

We had a private room for dinner. The service was outstanding and the food was good. The wine selection was also excellent. The first course was good but not outstanding, Kobe beef tartare. One guest did have the mixed organize baby greens and though her salad was above average. Second course was also very good. The tile fish was excellent and the accompanying sauce was the perfect touch. The portions were appropriate. Filet mignon was cooked to perfection. Sunchoke and potato puree was a different taste and not for everyone. Good portion. The dessert sampler for each guest was big! Almond orange torte was a favorite as well as the coffee caramel bar.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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United States
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126 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Terrific experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

This was my first time at this restaurant. It was a lovely experience from the service to the wine to the food. I was here for business and the restaurant made us feel very special. I will be back for dinner with friends and family.

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Clover, South Carolina
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225 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Bernards Inn”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013

We dine at the Inn about 4 to 6 times a year and have, in the past, used it for special occasions, such as Thanksgiving. The food is very good, albeit a little expensive and the wine list is spectacular for Western New Jersey standards. You can dine at the bar or at a table and the decor is very nice. The menu is seasonal, as is the decorations within the restaurants. Good for a special occasion or just a saturday night dine out. I highly recommend this place.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

Fantastic food, espcially the steel-cut oatmeal with cranbrries and pecans and the raisin-pecan toast at breakfast.

Visited October 2013
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