Dining Guide to Restaurants in Central NJ

Looking for a place to eat? Restaurants in the Central NJ area have the variety you’re looking for. To satisfy your cravings and try new cuisines, choose from hundreds of cafes, bistros, and fine dining options. Whether you’re on a moderate budget or will spare no expense for a unique culinary experience, there is something for everyone.

There are a wide range of American, French, Chinese, Italian, and Southwestern restaurants for the tastes and flavors that you love. Go upscale and enjoy fine dining for an experience with these cultural cuisines unlike any other. Many have award-winning wine lists to choose from as well. There are also seafood and steak houses for those interested in surf and turf. For the eclectic diner, there are Japanese, Indian, and Thai places to explore as well. There are more exotic tastes for your palate, too. Consider trying Ethiopian, Lebanese, or Malaysian cuisine. Soul food eateries, Creole cuisine, and other specialty venues are also available. There are even nightlife locations. Not only can you nosh on small plates of food, but also you can enjoy the night with drinks and entertainment.

From fancy to casual, all-American to ethnic, we have a full list of local restaurants, bistros, and cafes across Monmouth County, Mercer County, Somerset County, and Union County. There are plenty of eateries for you to visit during your time here. Step out of the box and explore the possibilities!

Supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division, Travel & Tourism.

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