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Best Restaurants in Bergen County

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The best restaurants for 2012 are shown below.

AFTER-HOURS

1. The Dutch House
24-07 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.796.9886
dutchhousetavern.com

2. Ed’s Tavern
110 Market St.
Saddle Brook
201.843.7755

3. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17
South Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

3. BoomBurger
375 W. Passaic St.
Rochelle Park
201.843.2666
theboomburger.com

BAGEL

1. Broadway Joe’s [CLOSED]
94 Broadway
Woodcliff Lake
201.746.6257
broadwayjoesbagel.com

2. Buono Bagels
885 Route 17 South
Ramsey
201.825.2500
buonobagels.com

3. Goldberg’s Famous Bagels
48 Westwood Ave
Westwood
201.666.9896

BAKERY

1. Sugar Flake Bake Shop
2404 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.796.3800

257 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.664.1253
sugarflakebakeshop.com

2. Sweet Indulgences
120B W. Shore Ave.
Dumont
201.384.2253

3. B & W Bakery
614 Main St.
Hackensack
201.342.5383

BAR FOOD

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17
South Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

2. Davey’s Locker
Kinderkamack Rd. & Grand Ave.
Montvale
201.391.9356
daveyspub.com

3. Cornerstone
84 Broadway
Hillsdale
201.666.8688
thecornerstonenj.com

BARBECUE

1. Cubby’s
249 S. River St
Hackensack
201.488.9389
cubbysbarbeque.com

2. Biggie’s
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

3. Blind Boar Bar-B-Que
595 Broadway
Norwood
201.784.6900
http://www.theblindboar.com

BREAKFAST

1. Country Pancake House
140 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.444.8395
countrypancakehouse.net

2. Buono Bagels
885 Route 17 South
Ramsey
201.825.2500
buonobagels.com

3. The Daily Treat
177 E. Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood
201.652.9113
http://www.dailytreatrestaurant.com

BRUNCH

1. The Ivy Inn
268 Terrace Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights
201.393.7699
ivyinn.com

2. Country Pancake House
140 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.444.8395
countrypancakehouse.net

3. Harvest Bistro
252 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Closter
201.750.9966
harvestbistro.com

BURGER

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17
South Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

2. BoomBurger
375 W. Passaic St.
Rochelle Park
201.843.2666
theboomburger.com

3. Iron Horse
20 Washington Ave.
Westwood
201.666.9682
theironhorse.com

BUTCHER

1. Westwood Prime Meats
190 Westwood Ave. #1
Westwood
201.664.0069
westwoodprimemeats.com

2. Swiss Pork Store
2410 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.797.9779
swissporkstoreoffairlawn.com

3. B & M Market
192 Kinderkamack Rd.
Park Ridge
201.391.4373
bmfoodlovers.com

BYO RESTAURANT

1. Pompilio’s Pizza
223 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.664.9292
http://www.pompiliospizzeria.com

2. Il Mulino
132 Veterans Plz.
Dumont
201.384.7767

3. Buon Gusto
534 Durie Ave.
Closter
201.784.9036
http://www.buongustocloster.com

CANDY

1. Conrad’s
107 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.497.6280
conradsicecream.com

2. Critchley’s Chocolates
and Candy

812 Kinderkamack Rd.
River Edge
201.967.1800
http://www.critchleyschocolates.com

3. Yummy Memories
65 Honeck St.
Englewood
201.567.4274
http://www.yummymemories.net

CATERER

1. Fabulous Foods
55 Moonachie Ave.
Moonachie
201.438.1212
fab-foods.com

2. The Market Basket
813 Franklin Lake Rd.
Franklin Lakes
201.891.2000
marketbasket.com

3. Harvest Bistro
252 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Closter
201.750.9966
harvestbistro.com

3. Prova
94 Moonachie Ave.
Moonachie
201.939.8500
http://www.provanow.com

CHEAP EATS

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

2. Simply Vietnamese
1 Highwood Ave
Tenafly
201.568.7770

3. Franko’s Metro
1475 Bergen Blvd.
Fort Lee
201.461.6651
francosmetro.com

CHEESE SHOP

1. Chez Cheeze
10 Washington Ave.
Tenafly
201.568.2050
chezcheeze.com

2. Cheese Shop of
Ridgewood

32 S. Broad St
Ridgewood
201.445.1777
http://www.cheeseshopridgewood.com

3. Cafasso’s Fairway Market
1214 Anderson Ave
Fort Lee
201.224.7900cafas
http://www.cafassosfairwaymkt.com

CHEESESTEAK

1. Cubby’s
Hackensack
201.488.9389
cubbysbarbeque.com

2. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

3. Bogie’s Hoagies
421 Lafayette Ave.
Hawthorne
973.423.2221

CHINESE

1. Lotus Café
450 Hackensack Ave.
Hackensack
201.488.7070
lotuscafenj.com

2. Golden Dynasty
825 Franklin Lake Rd.
Franklin Lakes
201.891.7866
goldendynastynj.com

3. Baumgart’s Café
59 The Promenade
Edgewater
201.313.3889
baumgartscafe.com

CHOCOLATE

1. Conrad’s
107 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.497.6280
conradsicecream.com

2. Chocolate Etc.
382 Main St.
Wyckoff
201.891.3711
chocolateetc.com

3. Hanna Krause’s Candy
Route 17 South and Fairview Ave.
Paramus
888.657.2873
hannakrausecandy.com

3 Matisse Chocolatier
260 Grand Ave. #6
Englewood
201.568.2288
getfreshchocolate.com

COFFEE SHOP

1. Moon Doggie Coffee
108 W. Pleasant Ave.
Maywood
201.556.0111
moondoggiecoffee.com

2. Ridgewood Coffee Company
90 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.493.1002
rcccoffeehouse.com

3. King Pelican Coffee Bar
6 South Dean St.
Englewood
201.568.1600

COMFORT FOOD

1. Jack's Café
325 Broadway
Westwood
201.666.0400
jackscafenj.com

2. The Kitchen
21 E. Palisade Ave
Englewood
201.568.4570
thekitchenonpalisade.com

3. Baumgart’s Café
59 The Promenade
Edgewater
201.313.3889

45 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.569.6267

158 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.612.5688
baumgartscafe.com

COOKIE

1. Sugar Flake Bake Shop
2404 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.796.3800

257 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.664.1253
sugarflakebakeshop.com

2. A’ La Cupcakes
36 Glen Ave.
Glen Rock
201.444.2253
alacupcakes.com

3. Mills Bakery
275 Valley Blvd.
Wood-Ridge
201.438.7690
mills-bakery.com

CUPCAKE

1. Mr. Cupcakes
The Shops at Riverside
Hackensack
201.342.2293

385 Kinderkamack Rd.
Oradell
201.483.8897
mrcupcakes.com

2. A’ La Cupcakes
36 Glen Ave.
Glen Rock
201.444.2253
alacupcakes.com

3. Sweet Indulgences
120B W. Shore Ave.
Dumont
201.384.2253

3. Cupcakes by Carousel
31 N. Dean St.
Englewood
201.608.5092

192 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.389.3090
cupcakesbycarousel.com

DINER

1. The Ridge Diner
125 Kinderkamack Rd.
Park Ridge
201.391.4242

2. Chit Chat Diner
515 Essex St.
Hackensack
201.820.4029
chitchatdiner.com

3. The Daily Treat
3177 E. Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood
201.652.9113
http://www.dailytreatrestaurant.com

3. Northvale Diner
247 Livingston St.
Northvale
201.767.6267
classicdinernj.com

FARMERS' MARKET

1. Abma’s Farm
700 Lawlins Rd.
Wyckoff
201.891.0278
abmasfarm.com

2. River Vale Farmers’ Market
Town Hall Complex
River Vale
201.664.2346 x1005
rivervalenj.org

3. Englewood Farmers’ Market
Demarest Ave. & N. Van Brunt St.
Englewood
201.871.6645
cityofenglewood.org

FRENCH RESTAURANT

1. Madeline’s Petit Paris
416 Tappan Rd.
Northvale
201.767.0063
madeleinespetitparis.com

2. Chef’s Table
754 Franklin Ave.
Franklin Lakes
201.891.6644
http://www.tctnj.com

3. Harvest Bistro
252 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Closter
201.750.9966
harvestbistro.com

3. Café 37
37 S. Broad St.
Ridgewood
201.857.0437
cafe-37.com

GELATO

1. Four Seasons Ice Cream
228 Market St.
Elmwood Park
201.703.1771

2. Your Way Café
22 Jefferson Ave.
Westwood
201.383.0507
yourwaycafewestwood.com

3. Yolala Yogurt
255 Closter Dock Rd.
Closter
201.564.7813

GLUTEN-FREE GOODIES

1. Foods By George
3 King St.
Mahwah
201.612.9700
foodsbygeorge.com

2. Sweet Avenue Bake Shop
153 Park Ave.
Rutherford
201.935.2253
sweetavenuebakeshop.com

3. Sweet Sally’s Bakeshop
150D Florence Ave.
Hawthorne
646.662.7192
sweetsallys.com

GOURMET GROCERY

1. The Market Basket
813 Franklin Lake Rd.
Franklin Lakes
201.891.2000
marketbasket.com

2. Maywood’s Marketplace
78 W. Pleasant Ave.
Maywood
201.843.8361

3. Great Foods Market
225 Kinderkamack Rd.
Oradell
201.265.2235
greatfoodsmarket.com

GREEK

1. Greek Village
211 Livingston St.
Northvale
201.750.8570

2. Vasili’s Taverna
365 Queen Anne Rd.
Teaneck
201.287.1007
vasilistaverna.com

3. It’s Greek To Me
36 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.568.0440

1611Palisade Ave.
Fort Lee
201.947.2050

21 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.612.2600

487 Broadway
Westwood
201.722.3511
itsgreektome.com

HUMMUS

1. Hummus Elite
39 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.569.5600
hummuselite.com

2. Hamsa [CLOSED]
7 W. Railroad Ave.
Tenafly
201.871.6060


3. Tabouli
547 River Rd.
Edgewater
201.840.9300
http://www.tabouliedgewater.com

ICE CREAM

1. Conrad’s
107 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.497.6280
conradsicecream.com

2. Bischoff’s
468 Cedar Ln.
Teaneck
201.836.0333

3. Van Dyk’s
145 Ackerman Ave.
Ridgewood
201.444.1429

INDIAN

1. Bhoj
430 Market St.
Elmwood Park
201.797.6800
bhoj.us

2. Brick Lane Curry House
34 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.670.7311
bricklaneridgewood.com

3 Maharani
89 Main St.
Fort Lee
201.585.8226
maharani.ws

INTERIOR DECOR

1. Café Matisse
167 Park Ave.
Rutherford
201.935.2995
cafematisse.com

2. MK Valencia
228 Main St.
Ridgefield Park
201.373.0228
mkvalenciarestaurant.com

3. Café Panache
130 E. Main St.
Ramsey
201.934.0030
cafepanachenj.com

ITALIAN RESTAURANT

1. Grissini
484 Sylvan Ave.
Englewood Cliffs
201.568.3535
grissinirestaurant.com

2. Il Mulino
132 Veterans Plz.
Dumont
201.384.7767

3. Janice, a Bistro
23 Sheridan Ave.
Ho-Ho-Kus
201.445.2666
http://www.janiceabistro.com

ITALIAN DELI

1. Casa Del Sole
115 Broadway
Woodcliff Lake
201.391.5671
http://karenventura.vpweb.com

2. Bartolomeo
105 N. Dean St.
Englewood
bartolomeodeli.com

3. Dante’s Italian Deli
570 Kinderkamack Rd.
River Edge
201.262.3232
dantesitaliandeli.net

3. Marra’s Market
89 Kinderkamack Rd.
Emerson
201.261.6617
marrasmarket.com

JAPANESE

1. Asahi
506 Livingston St.
Norwood
201.784.7405

2. Daruma
324 Park Ave.
Rutherford
201.507.9066
darumanj.com

2. Sakura-Bana
43 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.447.6525

3. Miyoshi
21 Mercer St.
Hackensack
201.489.0007

JEWISH DELI

1. Harold’s New York Deli
10 Polito Ave.
Lyndhurst
201.935.2600
haroldsnydelilyndhurst.com

2. Kosher Nosh
894 Prospect St.
Glen Rock
201.445.1186
koshernosh.com

3. Noah’s Ark
493 Cedar Ln.
Teaneck
201.692.1200
noahsark.net

KID-FRIENDLY

1. Baumgart’s Café
59 The Promenade
Edgewater
201.313.3889
http://www.baumgartscafe.com

2. Cassie’s
18 S. Dean St.
Englewoood
201.541.6760
cassiespizzeria.com

3. Jersey Boys Grill
704 River Rd.
New Milford
201.262.5600
jerseyboysgrill.com

MOZZARELLA

1. Jerry’s Gourmet
410 S. Dean St.
Englewood
201.871.7108
jerryshomemade.com

2. Cafasso’s Fairway
1214 Anderson Ave.
Fort Lee
201.224.7900
cafassosfairwaymkt.com

3. Visentini Brothers
256 Union St.
Lodi
973.777.1427

3. Best of Everything Gourmet
61 S. Paramus Rd. #5
Paramus
201.368.2127
bestofeverythinggourmet.com

ORGANIC HEALTH FOOD

1. Organica
246 Livingston St.
Northvale
201.767.8182,
organicanaturalfoods.com

2. Organico
295 N. Franklin Tpk. #1
Ramsey
201.236.3674
http://www.organicogrocerycafe.com

3. Whole Foods
905 River Rd.
Edgewater
201.941.4000

300 Bergen Town Center
Paramus
201.226.1244

44 Godwin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.670.0383
wholefoodsmarket.com

OUTDOOR DINING

1. Kevin’s Thyme
614 N. Maple Ave.
Ho-Ho-Kus
201.445.6400
kevinsthyme.com

2. Café Matisse
167 Park Ave.
Rutherford
201.935.2995
cafematisse.com

3. Le Jardin
1257 River Rd.
Edgewater
201.224.9898
lejardinnj.com

PANCAKES

1. Stacks
479 Route 17 South
Paramus
201.599.9300
stacksnj.com

2. Country Pancake House
140 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood
201.444.8395
countrypancakehouse.net

3. The Original Pancake House
1638 Schlosser St.
Fort Lee
201.585.0905
originalpancakehouse.com

PASTA

1. Grissini
484 Sylvan Ave.
Englewood Cliffs
201.568.3535
 

2. Bensi
459 Route 17 South
Hasbrouck Heights
201.727.9525

387 Washington Ave.
Hillsdale
201.722.8881
bensirestaurant.com

3. Roxanne’s
150 Franklin Tpk.
Mahwah
201.529.0007
roxannesrestaurant.com

PIE

1. Sugar Flake Bake Shop
2404 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn
201.796.3800

257 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.664.1253
sugarflakebakeshop.com

2. A’ La Cupcakes
36 Glen Ave.
Glen Rock
201.444.2253
alacupcakes.com

3. Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Rd.
Hillsdale
201.666.0472
demarestfarms.com

PIZZA

1. Pompilio’s Pizza
223 Westwood Ave.
Westwood
201.664.9292
pompiliospizzeria.com

2. Kinchley’s Tavern
586 N. Franklin Tpk.
Ramsey
201.934.7777

3. A Mano
24 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.493.2000
amanopizza.com

PRIX-FIXE MENU

1. Ivy Inn
268 Terrace Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights
201.393.7699
ivyinn.com

2. Il Mulino
132 Veterans Plz.
Dumont
201.384.7767

3. Fleming’s Steakhouse
90 The Promenade
Edgewater
201.313.9463
flemingssteakhouse.com

RAW BAR

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

2. Oceanos
2-27 Saddle River Rd.
Fair Lawn
201.796.0546
oceanosrestaurant.com

3. Restaurant L
9 Franklin Tpk.
Allendale
201.785.1112
restaurantlnj.com

ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

1. The Ivy Inn
268 Terrace Ave.
Hasbrouck Heights
201.393.7699
ivyinn.com

2. Harvest Bistro
252 Schraalenburgh Rd.
Closter
201.750.9966
harvestbistro.com

3. Chakra
1444 Route 4
Paramus
201.556.1530
chakrarestaurant.com

SALAD

1. Tenafly Classic Diner
16 W. Railroad Ave.
Tenafly
201.567.5522
classicdinernj.com

2. Café Amici
4 Sycamore Ave.
Ho-Ho-Kus
201.389.6377

315 Franklin Ave.
Wyckoff
201.848.0198
amicicafe.net

3. Jack's Café
325 Broadway
Westwood
201.666.0400
jackscafenj.com

SCENIC VIEW

1. Fleming’s Steakhouse
90 The Promenade
Edgewater
201.313.9463
flemingssteakhouse.com

2. Le Jardin
1257 River Rd.
Edgewater
201.224.9898
lejardinnj.com

3. Greek Taverna
55 Promenade
Edgewater
201.945.8998
http://greektavernausa.com

SEAFOOD

1. Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 Route 17 South
Carlstadt
201.933.4000
biggiesclambar.com

2. Oceanos
2-27 Saddle River Rd.
Fair Lawn
201.796.0546
oceanosrestaurant.com

3. McCormick & Schmick’s
175 Riverside Sq.
Hackensack
201.968.9410
mccormickandschmicks.com

SMOOTHIES

1. Moon Doggie Coffee
108 W. Pleasant Ave.
Maywood
201.556.0111
moondoggiecoffee.com

2. Energy Kitchen
14-A Chestnut Ridge Rd. Montvale
201.573.0101
energykitchen.com

3. Ethos
85 Godwin Ave.
Midland Park
201.251.4500
ethosfitness.com

STEAK RESTAURANT

1. The River Palm
1416 River Rd.
Edgewater,
201.224.2013

41-11 Route 4 West
Fair Lawn
201.703.3500

209 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Mahwah
201.529.1111
riverpalm.com

2. SearHouse
411 Piermont Rd.
Closter
201.292.4612
searhouse.com

3. Steve’s Sizzling Steaks
620 Route 17
Carlstadt
201.438.9677
http://www.stevessizzlingsteaks.net

3. Saddle River Inn
2 Barnstable Ct.
Saddle River
201.825.4016
saddleriverinn.com

SUSHI

1. Nagoya
1007 MacArthur Blvd.
Mahwah
201.818.9933
nagoyacuisine.com

2. Sakura-Bana
43 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.447.6525

3. Tani Asian Grill
206 Rock Rd.
Glen Rock
201.612.1188
taniasiangrill.com

3. Akai Lounge
11 N. Dean St.
Englewood
201.541.0086
akailounge.com

TACO

1. Blue Moon Mexican Café
23 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.541.0600

42 Kinderkamack Rd.
Woodcliff Lake
201.782.9500

327 Franklin Ave.
Wyckoff, 201.891.1331
bluemoonmexicancafe.com

2. Pancho’s Burritos
214 Main St.
New Milford
201.225.2554
panchosburritos.net

3. Cinco De Mayo
140 Franklin Tpk.
#145, Waldwick
201.251.0700
cincodemayowaldwick.com

TAPAS

1. Pintxo Y Tapas
47 North Dean St.
Englewood
201.569.9999
englewoodtapas.com

2. Just Grapes Lounge
213 Route 46 West
Elmwood Park
201.773.3998
justgrapeslounge.com

3. Meson Madrid
343 Bergen Blvd.
Palisades Park
201.947.1038
mesonmadrid.com

THAI RESTAURANT

1. Kratiem
4 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.894.0344
kratiemthaicuisine.com

2. Pimaan
79 Kinderkamack Rd.
Emerson
201.967.0440
http://www.pimaanthai.com

3. Gao Thai Kitchen
63 W. Main St.
Ramsey
201.962.2691
gaothaikitchen.com

VEGETARIAN

1. Veggie Heaven
473 Cedar Ln.
Teaneck
201.836.0887
www.veggieheaventeaneck.com

2. Hummus Elite
39 E. Palisade Ave.
Englewood
201.569.5600
hummuselite.com

3. Gazelle Café & Grill
11 Godwin Ave.
Ridgewood
201.689.9689

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