1. Alice’s Restaurant – Lake Hopatcong
Alice’s celebrates lake living, friends and great food. Guests can sit and enjoy a clear panorama of Lake Hopatcong, and enjoy “new-American” featuring made-to-order healthy dishes and comfort food, with a regular selection of innovative and seasonal specials.
2. The Black Horse Tavern & Pub – Mendham
Two great restaurants with classic American cuisine. One of New Jersey’s oldest restaurants, The Black Horse Tavern offers a unique experience featuring contemporary farm to table American cuisine. Beauty and historic charm meet modern dining in The Black Horse Pub. Enjoy choice steaks, signature salads, and some of the freshest seafood this side of the Jersey shore from the Oyster and Clam Bar.
3. Blue Morel Restaurant& Wine Bar – Morristown
Located inside the Westin Governor Morris Hotel in what once was the swimming pool area, the Blue Morel combines the finest seasonal ingredients from local, regional, organic and sustainable farms. Creates a “Farm to Table” experience serving New American Cuisine, Sushi and a Seafood Raw Bar. The Wine Bar offers more than 70 wines by the glass and half glass tastings.
4. Grand Café – Morristown
The Grand Cafe, located right off the Green in Morristown, offers French and American specialties and a vast wine list in an elegant venue. From delicious salads and appetizers, to mouth-watering entrees, to decadent desserts, their chef offers an exciting variety so satisfy your cravings and tantalize your taste buds. Great for special occasions, and lunches are reasonable.
5. George and Martha’s – Morristown
George and Martha’s has been offering a modern American menu in a sophisticated and fun atmosphere for over a decade. The restaurant features an exciting nightlife, from Happy Hours to live entertainment, great Sunday brunches, and hosted events. Near the train station, so it’s popular with commuters.
6. Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen – Morristown
JHBK is located in a Gilded Age Mansion and includes The Oyster Bar, with a casual, contemporary menu; The Vail Bar, a glam 1920’s-style cocktail lounge; The Rathskeller, a private event space and Beer Hall; and The Dining Room with a regional, sustainable farm-to-table focus. Recently selected as one of the 100 best new restaurants in the United States and NJ Monthly’s Best Northern NJ Bar Scene. The cuisine is modern American and Italian inspired, featuring locally sourced ingredients.
7. Origin II – Morristown
Right on South Street in the heart of of Morristown, this Thai restaurant features authentic Thai Cuisine served in an elegant surrounding. Origin is committed to preserving a culture, tradition and standard in culinary tastes that would be appreciated in Thailand.
8. Rod’s Steak & Seafood Grille – Morristown
This area landmark, and winner of New Jersey Monthly’s Best Steak award, offers lunch and dinner daily as well as an outstanding Sunday brunch. For an intimate and unique experience, dinner aboard the private parlor cars is sure to be remembered (see photo on right). It is attached to the Madison Hotel. For something more casual, try G.K.’s Red Dog Tavern, a favorite with locals, also onsite.
9. Cosy Cupboard Tea Room – Morristown
The Cosy Cupboard Tea Room serves authentic English-style afternoon tea in a relaxed Victorian setting. Their carefully crafted menu, extensive tea and pastry selections, impeccable service, and elegant yet cozy atmosphere, bring the best of tea etiquette to your afternoon tea experience.
10. The Windlass – Lake Hopatcong
The Windlass’ exterior reminds visitors of Lake Hopatcong’s Grand Resort Era of the 1900’s. The dining room completes the history of this lakeside location with an “Antique Wooden Boat” bar, mid-century furnishings reminiscent of The Windlass’s early years, outdoor dining, and local collectibles on display.
The menu showcases hand-selected ingredients crafted together in the state-of-the-art kitchen or in the wood burning pizza oven. Authentic Italian, Italian American, Pizza or hand-rolled Sushi — the choice is yours. A thoughtful wine list and array of mixology creations complete the experience.