Must-try restaurants in Morris County, NJ

Morris County, NJ

Morris County is a culinary destination, and you’ll find acclaimed restaurants throughout the area. Here are some of them:

  1. H2Ocean Restaurant
    41 Ridgedale Avenue
    Cedar Knolls, NJ

    This celebrated restaurant serves fresh seafood, “from hook to plate,” in support of local New Jersey fisheries and vegetable farms. Feast on clams and oysters, and try their signature H2Ocean shrimp cocktail. The restaurant features an elegant main dining room, a banquet room that seats up to 100 guests, a bar and lounge, and a private loft. Come here for a unique and memorable dining experience.

  2. Rod’s Steak & Seafood Grille
    1 Convent Road, The Madison Hotel
    Morristown, NJ

    This award-winning restaurant boasts an extensive wine list and some of the best grilled meats in town. Dine on filet mignon or crusted Atlantic salmon – Rod’s is just as famous for its seafood as its steak. The interior features gorgeous wood paneling and vintage railway cars to make your dinner date unforgettable. The restaurant may be reserved for private events. The rich décor makes it ideal for birthdays, reunions, and other special occasions.

  3. The Quiet Man Irish Pub
    64 E McFarlan Street
    Dover, NJ

    Named for the 1952 film starring Ireland-born actress Maureen O’Hara, this pub celebrates its Irish roots every step of the way, from classic pub fare to the dining room that carries the name of the red-haired screen siren. Dig into some Dublin-style fish and chips, and listen to live music throughout the week. They’ve got great promos as well – go on a Wednesday night and get pints at half price.

  4. Scalini Fedeli
    63 Main Street
    Chatham, NJ

    Scalini Fedeli serves modern Italian fare in an elegant setting. Located in a historic farmhouse, the restaurant’s vaulted ceilings and pine floors create a sophisticated but warm atmosphere where you can have a great time with friends and family. The menu consists of delectable dishes like chicken breast with Italian sausage and crusted rib pork chop with prosciutto.

  5. La Strada Ristorante
    1105 State Route 10
    Randolph, NJ

    Enjoy good food and impeccable service in a restaurant that exudes Old World charm. Beef ravioli, veal, and chocolate mousse are just some of their offerings. Book a table for dinner or grab some drinks at the cocktail lounge. Their banquet rooms can accommodate up to 150 guests, making them perfect for large gatherings and special occasions. The staff is amenable to meal substitutions and menu customization for private events.

  6. The Committed Pig
    28 West Park Place
    Morristown, NJ

    This fine-casual restaurant serves some of the best handcrafted burgers in the state. With a focus on comfort food, The Committed Pig offers simple but delicious offerings like grilled cheese sandwich, pancakes, fish tacos, and French toast. The laidback, dressed-down atmosphere makes it a great hang-out spot. Come here for brunch and do some catching up with friends.

If you want to live close to Morris County’s restaurant scene, I’d be happy to help you find a home. Call me, Janine Rose, at 908-753-4450.