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“Historic dining room for a special occasion”

The Delmonico Room at Hotel Fauchere
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Ranked #15 of 41 Restaurants in Milford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Historic dining room for a special occasion”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Delmonico Room seems to represent the Hotel Fauchere's glory days, when it was frequented by famous politicians and celebrities. The dining room is beautiful and distinguished. The 6-course set meal is creative and captures the pleasure of eating a grand meal that one must savor. The chef takes advantage of local farms for most of the dishes, and even manages to introduce one very good local wine into the wine pairing. I give the Delmonico Room 5 stars for ambiance and service, and 4 stars for food.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Also Disappointed (reflection of bwco's review)”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Now - this does seem to be a really nice place, atmosphere-wise. And their dinner food is probably very good...and I will fully grant that this was just one lunch time experience, but it was enough to make us want to head back to Jorgenson's at the Dimmick Inn next time we're in town...

On this trip we decided to try somewhere new and were thoroughly disappointed. For over $60.00, we basically got a drink, appetizer portions and a shared a salad. I ordered the chicken shepherd's pie, but they should be ashamed to call it that, as it had no resemblance to the UK dish, whatsoever. I was looking forward to something in the neighborhood of the traditional dish rather than what I got...

Promptness of service was mediocre at best, despite the place being thoroughly unpacked. The low value of the "gourmet" meal was what really prompted me to review this place, and while it was just one meal, I can't help but think they should know better than to charge what would be dinner prices somewhere else for such a tiny portion of average food. I truly hope they can improve on things and redeem themselves.

  • Visited May 2013
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Morris County, NJ
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828 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
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“Disappointed, will not return”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

We stopped here for brunch one Sunday. When we entered the door of the hotel, there was a hostess stand, but no one was there. I thought the restaurant was closed, but my wife tracked down a maintenance man, who found someone to seat us. I have never had that experience before.

The restaurant itself was empty. When we came in there was only one other party of 4 eating.My wife had crab eggs Benedict which was a very generous portion and according to her, very good. I had the carrot and ricotta pancakes which were disappointing. First of all, they were burned,Which to me is something that should never happen. You should never serve any food in any restaurant that is burned. I was so hungry that I did not return them. I ate around the burned portions. I barely tasted the ricotta in the pancakes also.

We were not impressed with this restaurant and will not return, and cannot recommend it. Serving burned food is either careless or lazy or both.

  • Visited April 2013
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Milford, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Quietly Stated Elegance.”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

For fine dining in Milford Hotel Fauchere is *The* place to be. From the moment one is greeted by it's meticulously restored beauty the classic and quietly stated elegance provides a warm and welcoming grace complemented by the charming and knowledgeable staff. Long before one'sHors d'oeuvres are served there's an expectancy of excellence. The fine assortment of food did its best to impress after all the build up ~ and succeeded!

Visited November 2012
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LANGHORNE
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28 reviews
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“a different experience”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Quite expensive and unusual in the selections and presentation. This was in the upstairs restaurant and the meal involved many different tastes and options. We did once and though quite unique not something we would do again.

Visited January 2012
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