Food & Drink in Springfield

$8.99 for Two Quarts of Soup at Z Deli & Catering ($15.90 Value)

Z Deli & Catering

Springfield

$15.90 $8.99

Kosher-style deli serves fresh, house-made soups

Middle Eastern Food at King Falafel (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

King Falafel

Millburn

$25 $15

Diners dig into fresh Middle Eastern dishes, such as falafel, shawarma, and kebabs

Deli Lunch for Two or Four, with Soup or Chili, Entrées, and Beverages at Cozy Corner Deli & Caterers (Half Off)

Cozy Corner Deli & Caterers

Union

$26 $13

Cozy Corner Deli’s chefs serve homemade soup or chili and lunch entrees such as hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, and wraps

$10 for $18 Worth of Groceries at Campy Raviolis

Campy Raviolis

Maplewood

$18 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Café Cuisine and Drinks at The Rack (40% Off). Three Options Available.

The Rack

Maplewood

$10 $6

Café creates drinks such as protein shakes and lattes and food like eggs and home fries, barbecue chicken paninis, soup, and buffalo wings

Spanish Food at Cervantes of Spain (50% Off)

Cervantes of Spain

Cranford

$50 $25

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Tapas, spanish pizzas, paellas, and entrees, such as Spanish-style manicotti and grilled-duck breast in port-wine reduction, fill the menu

Italian Cooking Class for Two or Four at Trattoria Bel Paese Cooking Academy (Up to 55% Off)

Trattoria Bel Paese Cooking Academy

Cranford

$150 $69

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Classes center on Italian classics such as fresh pasta and homemade sauces as well as locations, including Southern Italy and Tuscany

$6 for $11 Worth of Deli-Counter Food — Mike's Place

Mike's Place

Kenilworth

$11 $6

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Pub Cuisine and Craft-Beer Flights for Two or Four at 10th Street Live (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

10th Street Live

Kenilworth

$46 $22

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A selection of pub cuisine—all made in-house—pairs with frosty craft beers at a venue with frequent live music and comedy

$30 for $50 Worth of Italian Food at Theresa's Restaurant

Theresa's Restaurant

Westfield

$50 $30

Italian entrees from veal scaloppini to asiago-crusted chicken; pasta made in-house daily

Artisan Sandwich Carry-Out Meal for Two or Four from Maggie Cooks (50% Off)

Maggie Cooks

Westfield

$31.96 $16

Chefs prepare made-to-order artisan sandwiches, such as the Southwestern chipotle chicken wrap or Italian grilled vegetable sandwich

French Prix Fixe Dinner for Two at Amuse (Up to 33% Off)

Amuse

Westfield

$90 $60

Airy BYOB French restaurant serving fresh seasonal plates

Old World vs. New World Wine Class for One or Two at The Wine List of Summit (Up to 54% Off)

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

$70 $35

A professional sommelier contrasts Old World and New World wines while leading students through a tasting

$20 for $40 Worth of Portuguese Cuisine at Joia De Portugal at The Castle

Joia De Portugal at The Castle

Roselle Park

$40 $20

Portuguese cuisine such as pork loin medallions with shrimp in port wine sauce and slow-roasted beef, pork, lamb, or chicken

American Dinner for Two or Four with Appetizers and Sangria at Central Park (Up to 48% Off)

Central Park

Roselle

$76.85 $45

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Hearty burgers and crisp pizzas in a sports bar setting with more than 50 HDTVs, stadium seating, and three massive projector screens

American Cuisine at The Hub at Holiday Inn (Up to 51% Off). Four Options Available.

The Hub at Holiday Inn

Clark

$40 $20

Eatery dishes out New American and bistro-style cuisine such as jumbo shrimp in sweet red chili sauce, burgers, and steaks

Organic Burgers and Sandwiches or Three-Hour Burger Party at IMO Burger (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

IMO Burger

Hillside

$599.85 $299

Eatery dishes out diner food such as chicken fingers and fries, salmon sandwiches, and burgers with with turkey bacon and plantain chips

Ice Cream Treats and Cakes at Cold Stone Creamery (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Coldstone Creamery

Raritan

$10 $5

Mix-ins blend with fresh-churned ice cream to create unique flavor combinations

Meal for Two with Cookies, Drinks, and Footlongs or Five 6-Inch Subs at Subway of Scotch Plains (Up to 45% Off)

Subway of Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains

$17.34 $10

Freshly baked bread holds tasty ingredients such as meatballs, turkey breast, provolone cheese, and vegetables

Cuisine at Mi Tierra Restaurant & Bar (Up to 60% Off). Two Options Available.

Mi Tierra Restaurant & Bar

Elizabeth

$30 $12

Eatery that offers dancing and live DJs cooks up ceviche, grilled sirloin, barbecued ribs, and more

Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Peruvian Food at Cebbellini (Up to 50% Off)

Cebbellini

Elizabeth

$15 $7.50

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Flavorful Peruvian dishes such as lomo saltado, rotisserie chicken, arroz chaufa, mixed ceviche, and potato drenched in queso fresco sauce

Cajun-American Food for Dine-In for Two or Carry-Out from The Meyersville Inn (Up to 45% Off)

The Meyersville Inn

Gillette

$50 $27.50

Heaps of linguine with littleneck clams in white sauce, king cut prime rib with vegetables and au jus, and juicy twin lobster tails

Contemporary American Cuisine at The Rail House (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

The Rail House

The Rail House

$34.90 $17

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Eatery with semiformal atmosphere pairs beer with burgers that include toppings such as jalapeños, horseradish cheese, fried eggs, and steak

Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Dine-In or Carryout Italian Cuisine at Dorina's Kitchen ( 50% Off)

Dorina's Kitchen

Florham Park

$8 $4

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Mangia hand-rolled meatballs, pizza, pasta, and a caprese burger stacked with mozzarella, basil, and tomato, followed by a scoop of gelato

Burger Meals for Two or Four at The Brook (Up to 41% Off)

The Brook

North Plainfield

$19.53 $12

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Specialty burgers include The Hangover with a fried egg and cheese, the Bleu with Maytag Bleu cheese and bacon, and the Baja with avocado

$11 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Smoothies and Drinks at Nutritional Juice Bar at WOPAS ($20 Value)

Joss' Nutritional Juice Bar at WOPAS

West Orange

$5 $2.75

All-natural, made-to-order smoothies, holistic juices, and fiber rich juices support healthy diets and lifestyles

Meals for Two with Drinks at SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar (Up to 59% Off)

SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar

West Orange

$64 $26

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Dry-rubbed & slow-smoked BBQ served au-natural with four sauces on the side for slathering; traditional fare including baked mac & cheese

Baked Goods at Supreme Bakery (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Supreme Bakery

West Orange

$20 $11

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Family-owned bakery crafts fresh artisan breads, custom cakes, cookies, and pies that are certified kosher and made from scratch each day

$7 for $12 Worth of Pizza — Giustino's Pizzeria Restaurant

Giustino's Pizzeria

Newark

$12 $7

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Made-from-Scratch Cupcakes or Cake at Sweet Retreat Boutique (Up to 56% Off)

Sweet Retreat Boutique

Newark Central Business District

$10 $5

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Bakers decorate made-from-scratch chocolate cupcakes, red velvet cupcakes, and full-size, custom-designed cakes for special occasions

Paella and Pitcher of Sangria for Two or Four at Vivo Tapas Lounge (Up to 56% Off)

Vivo Tapas Lounge

Vivo Tapas Lounge

$80 $35

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Paella marinera with mussels, clam, and shrimp; Valenciana with seafood, chicken, and chorizo; de carne with chicken, veal, and chorizo

$5 for $9 Worth of Cocktails — Barú Lounge

Barú Lounge

North Ironbound

$9 $5

Barú Lounge's delicious recipe for a Red Devil: vodka, peach schnapps, Southern Comfort peach liqueur, sloe gin, triple sec, orange juice

Portuguese Meal for Two or Four with Appetizers, Entrees, and Wine at PortuCale Restaurant & Bar (Up to 53% Off)

PortuCale Restaurant & Bar

North Ironbound

$80 $39

Seafood-heavy menu based on Portuguese recipes, which draw from influences as far as Africa and Asia

Pizza Dinners for Dine-In or Take-Out at Pizza Oven Mamma Mia (Up to 39% Off). Three Options Available.

Pizza Oven Mamma Mia

Hanover

$29.35 $18

Guests can chow down on salad and pizza, which can feature unorthodox toppings such as tortellini, at a restaurant or in their own home

Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Indian Food for Takeout or Dine-In at Trupti Curries & Biryani (30% Off)

Trupti Curries & Biryani

Iselin

$10 $7

Homemade Indian dishes such as goat biryani, fresh cheese with a butter-masala sauce, and chicken curry

One or Two Dozen Bagels With Cream Cheese at Bagelwich Bagel Bakery (Up to 53% Off)

Bagelwich Bagel Bakery

Multiple Locations

$22.40 $11

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20 varieties of bagel such as sesame and onion hoist globs of rich cream cheese

Fruit and Gourmet Gift Baskets at Fruit Basket King (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Fruit Basket King

Caldwell

$60 $30

Themed gift baskets include gourmet edibles such as dried fruit, pasta, chocolates, and fresh cookies

Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for One Combo Meal with 6-Inch Sub, Drink, and Chips at Subway (Up to 43% Off)

Subway

Verona

$8 $4.66

Freshly baked bread holds tasty ingredients such as meatballs, turkey breast, provolone cheese, & veggies at a location owned by a veteran

Pub Food and Drinks at Lucky Dublin (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Lucky Dublin

Carteret

$30 $15

Shepherd's pie, stout beer cheddar soup, burgers, and other Irish and American entrees

$15 for $30 Worth of Cakes, Cupcakes, Bread, Pastries, and More at La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppe

La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppe

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Dutch-apple, chocolate-fudge, and seven-layer cakes at a family bakery with roots in 19th-century Italy

Jamaican Cuisine for Two or Four at Taste It Again (Up to 58% Off)

Taste It Again

Bloomfield

$46.95 $21

Fragrant Jamaican dishes of jerk chicken, curry goat, ackee and saltfish, and stew peas

Dinner for Two or Four at Mie Thai (Up to 42% Off). Four Options Available.

Mie Thai

Woodbridge

$30 $18

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Fried golden spring rolls and moo ping sliced pork served with fried rice with seafood, panang curry, or a number of vegetarian options

$16 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $8 of Food at Sandwich Time Deli & Tex Mex ($32 Value)

Sandwich Time Deli & Tex Mex

Woodbridge Township

$8 $4

Deli builds custom sandwiches on fresh-baked bread, along with a selection of tacos, tortas, quesadillas, and breakfast fare

Lavell Crawford at Wellmont Theater on Friday, December 5, at 8 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Lavell Crawford

Wellmont Theater

$50.50 $30

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Huell from Breaking Bad inspires laughs with his expressive storytelling talents and seasoned joke-slinging skills

Homemade Ice Cream at Applegate Farm (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Applegate Farm

Upper Montclair

$20 $12

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164-year-old dairy farm with homemade ice cream in more than 63 unique flavors, hand dipped chocolate, cupcakes, and cider donuts made daily

Three Fresh Juices or Smoothies, or a Vegetarian Caribbean Dinner for Two or Four at Vital (Up to 50% Off)

Vital

Montclair

$8 $4

Fresh fruit in the form of freshly squeezed juice or smoothies; vegetarian Caribbean dinner made with organic, local ingredients

Friday Night Jazz Package for Two or Four at Trumpets Jazz Club & Restaurant(Up to 63% Off)

Trumpets Jazz Club & Restaurant

Montclair

$66 $25

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Enjoy an evening filled with music and elegant eats at this jazz club where the greats stop in

5 or 10 Coffeehouse Visits to Slave to the Grind (Up to 56% Off)

Slave to the Grind

Bronxville

$25 $12

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Coffee shop brews eight types of coffees and sells more than 50 types of beans by the pound; fresh baked goods and sweets also available

Three-Course Latin Meal with Drinks and Desserts for Two or Four at Zoila's (Up to 52% Off)

Zoila's

Circleville

$56.90 $29

Margaritas or piña coladas set the mood for Latin meals like Dominican-style stewed beef, sautéed mussels, mofongo, and coconut flan

Beer-Festival Entry for One or Two from Big Brew NJ on October 11 (10% Off). Four Options Available.

Big Brew NJ

The Morristown Armory

$50 $45

Revelers sip unlimited beer tastings from a 5 oz. souvenir glass while listening to live music; more than 250 craft beers available

Pizza and Italian Cuisine for Dine-In, or Delivery or Takeout from Goodfella's Bayonne (Half Off)

Goodfella's Bayonne

Bayonne

$30 $15

Italian restaurant specializing in brick-oven pizza made with signature semolina dough, fresh mozzarella, and homemade sauces

Italian Dinner or Lunch at Buon Appetito Restaurant (55% Off). Three Options Available.

Buon Appetito Restaurant

Bayonne

$50 $25

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Chefs stock their menu with elegant Italian staples, including housemade ravioli with portobello-garlic cream sauce and veal parmesan

Tapas and Drinks for Two or Four at Euro Lounge in Arlington (Up to 57% Off)

Euro Lounge

North Arlington

$56.85 $25

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Spanish tapas in stately dining room and dancing in European-style lounge

Sushi and Japanese Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at Toro Sushi Bar (40% Off)

Toro Sushi Bar

Upper Montclair

$30 $18

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Chef channels Japanese culinary training to wrap 18 specialty sushi rolls such as Garden State and July 4 alongside authentic entrée

Contemporary American Cuisine for Two or Four at Pure Parsippany (50% Off)

Pure Parsippany

Parsippany-Troy Hills

$70 $35

Simple flavors shine through in contemporary cuisine with heavy American and Asian influences in a spacious, elegant setting

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Deli Food at Maggie's Country Deli ($20 Total Value)

Maggie's Country Deli

Hanover

$10 $5.50

Casual, down-home deli wakes up the morning crowd with coffee and fresh muffins, and stacks lunchtime sandwiches with cold cuts and cheese

Frozen Yogurt Treats or Birthday-Party Package at Planet Swirl – Whippany (Up to53% Off). 3 Options Available.

Planet Swirl

Hanover

$14 $7

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Frozen yogurt treats; up to 10 kids celebrate a birthday with provided frozen yogurt, cake, and bags filled with goodies to take home

Italian Food at Bella Roma Ristorante (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Bella Roma Ristorante

Lyndhurst

$40 $20

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Grilled eggplant panini, tortellini pesto, lobster ravioli, farfalle con sausage, shrimp and scallops over risotto, and veal parmigiana

Sweet Crepes, Gelato, and Drinks at The 3rd Wave Cafe & Crepe (Up to 56% Off). Two Options Available.

The 3rd Wave Cafe & Crepe

Lyndhurst

$15.23 $7

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Cafe packs sweet crepes with fresh fruit and nutella, and keeps the dessert hits coming with two scoops of gelato

Salad, Pasta, and Drinks at Mickey's Bar & Grill (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Mickey's Bar and Grill

Lyndhurst

$63.48 $35

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Meals for two or four include house salads; penne pasta; and beer, wine, or cocktails

Empanadas and Latin Cuisine at O'LaLa Empanadas and International Cuisine (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

O'LaLa Empanadas and International Cuisine

Jersey City

$15 $7.50

Eatery dishes out 15 kinds of empanadas, Latin and Chinese fusion dishes, sandwiches, handmade smoothies, and salads

Baked Goods, Chocolate or Plain Croissants, or Catering at Choc O Pain (Up to 43% Off)

Choc O Pain

Multiple Locations

$10 $6

French bakery serves fresh fruit tarts and crusty baguettes, as well as plain or chocolate croissants, or lunch catering

$12 for $20 Worth of Indian Cuisine for Takeout or Indian Meal for Two or Four at Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus

Historic Downtown

$20 $12

Variety of Indian dishes, including biryanis from Hyderabad and chaats from Mumbai, plus Indo-Chinese dishes, including gobi Manchurian

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Puerto Rican Lunch or Dinner for Two at ME Casa (Up to 34% Off)

ME Casa

Historic Downtown

$36 $25

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Dig into traditional Latin plates such as beef stew, roast pork, and empanadas

$5 for $10 Worth of Coffee, Tea, and Smoothies at Coffee Beanery

Coffee Beanery

Jersey City – Hudson Mall

$10 $5

Baristas pour steamy caramelattes, blend strawberry monsoon fruit smoothies, and craft chai tea chillers at a spot in the Hudson Mall

$11 for $20 Worth of Cupcakes at House of Cupcakes

House of Cupcakes

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Baked goods store offers 38 delectable flavors, such as the Cupcakes Wars award-winning espresso brownie cupcake

Wine Aerating and Tasting For 2, 4, or 6 at Balic of Clinton (Up to 52% Off)

Balic of Clinton

Clinton

$58 $30

Sip samples of white and red wines while enhancing the taste with the art of wine aerating

Italian Dinner with Wine for Two or Four at Al Cavaliere Ristorante (Up to 45% Off)

Al Cavaliere Ristorante

Middle Village

$67.85 $39

Inspired by the dishes that have fed Italian villages for generations, restaurant creates pastas, pizzas, and more amid warm Tuscan decor

Sandwich, Steak, and Cigar Meals at Jamie's Cigar Bar & Restaurant (Up to 52% Off). Three Options Available.

Jamie's Cigar Bar & Restaurant

Allwood

$78 $39

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Cigar bar and steakhouse serves grilled chicken and Cuban sandwiches by day and filet mignon and linguini scampi in the evening

Bar Fare with Pitcher of Domestic Beer at Pub 46 (Up to 55% Off)

Pub 46

Clifton

$32 $15

Classic bar food, such as potato skins and buffalo wings, served until midnight daily amid 30+ HDTVs showing the latest sports

Chinese Meal and Drinks for Two at Chengdu 46 (Up to 41% Off). Two Options Available.

Chengdu 46

Clifton

$83 $49

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Authentic Sichuan cuisine is prepared by distinguished chefs

$15 for $30 Worth of Baked Goods at Hot Breads

Hot Breads

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Fresh baked goods with a focus on Indian flavors, such and paneer danishes, chicken tikka puffs, and vegetarian masala buns

Pakistani Fare for Groups of Two or Four at Zaika Barbeque & Grill (Up to 53% Off)

Zaika Barbeque & Grill

Edison

$20 $10

With all halal ingredients, chefs cook traditional, spiced-to-order Pakistani barbecue meats, vegetable curries, and tandoor-cooked dishes

Dinner for Two or Wine Tasting for Four at Mara's Continental Cuisine (Up to 50% Off)

Mara's Continental Cuisine

South Amboy

$50 $25

Fresh-prepared rack of lamb, mushroom steak, and white ricotta wood-fired pizza; wine tasting with four glasses and an antipasto plate

One, Three, or Five Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Fried Chicken, Biscuits, & Drinks at Popeye's (40% Off)

Popeye's

Perth Amboy

$10 $6

Louisiana favorites such as buttermilk biscuits and fried chicken marinated for 12+ hours and then battered and breaded by hand

Sushi Dinner for Two or Four at Amboy Asian Cafe (Up to 51% Off)

Amboy Asian Cafe

Perth Amboy

$50.70 $25

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Soups and salads kick off sushi dinners, which include regular rolls, such as a philly roll, and specialty rolls, such as a spider roll

$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Italian Food at Luigi's Pizza & Restaurant ($20 Value)

Luigi's Pizza & Restaurant

Perth Amboy

$10 $5.50

Pizzas and pizza-by-the-slice, prosciutto and fresh mozzarella paninis, calzones, chicken francaise, and tortellini with bacon alfredo sauce

Dinner or Weekday Lunch for Two at Portuguese Manor (50% Off)

Portuguese Manor

Perth Amboy

$20 $10

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Portuguese classics such as paella, stuffed clams, and veal marsala for dinner or weekday lunches

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When Eugene Gillespie left Ireland to visit his brother in New York in 1972, he didn't know that he would be inspired to stay. The Irish economy was down, so Eugene decided to pursue the American dream by moving to the Mid-Atlantic region. He didn't leave Ireland entirely behind him though, and Eugene proceeded to spend the next several decades opening traditional Irish pubs and restaurants throughout New York and New Jersey.

With two locations, Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub demonstrates a commitment to the flavors of Ireland. The menus feature familiar comfort foods—certified Angus burgers and thin-crust pizzas—including a number of Irish favorites, such as beer-battered fish and chips and stews filled with Guinness-braised beef. To achieve an even more authentic taste, the chefs occasionally import ingredients such as Irish cheddar cheese, Irish sausages, and Irish rainbows.

The menu's iconic dishes contribute to the pubs' cozy, inviting ambiance almost as much as accents such as the stone fireplaces or the bar made of imported red mahogany. Spirits remain lively and the mood stays festive thanks to the live entertainment hosted throughout the week. Live bands perform contemporary hits as well as traditional Irish songs.

651 N Michigan Ave
Kenilworth,
NJ
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Tinga Taqueria slakes stomach suspirations with a menu stocked with quesadillas, tacos, salads, burritos, and other contemporary Mexican cuisine. Halt hunger with a classic Tinga burrito ($9.75), a flavor bomb of tender char-grilled chicken slathered in Tinga salsa and wrapped in your choice of a flour or whole-wheat tortilla wrapping paper. Customers ordering for their inner-brontosaurus can select the grilled vegetable platter ($9.45), a savory concoction of yellow and green zucchini, red pepper, and portobello mushrooms with rice and beans. Each order can be savored in Tinga Taqueria's welcoming restaurant or enjoyed at home with the help of a real-life delivery person. Like sock garters in an appropriate business suit, the delivery fee is included.

321 Millburn Ave
Millburn,
NJ
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Classic Mediterranean comestibles inspired by Greek, Italian, French, Israeli, and Spanish dishes converge in Osteria Mediterrania's eclectic dinner menu of fresh cuisine. Dainty house-made pappardelle pasta, varnished with pink vodka sauce ($16), waltzes around gastro ballrooms, and demi-glazed filet mignon medallions ($24) tango atop tummy terraces. Elect to indulge in midday edibles with a lunch menu sporting foodstacks, such as the prosciutto and mozzarella panini bookended by ciabatta bread ($9), or a bounteous bowl illegally harboring the sweet-sausage-flecked fettuccini ($14), recently convicted of spork strangulation.

45 Main St
Millburn,
NJ
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Un, deux, trois. Such is the simplicity of Caf? Monet?s menu, whose three-part, mix-and-match structure is the brainchild of Egyptian-born chef Wes Sawi. The child of a diplomat, Sawi spent his youth traveling the world before finding his passion in food. He studied at the New York Restaurant School and trained at notable kitchens in Paris and Lyon, all of which contribute to the global touches on his predominantly French creations.

On the dinner menu, plates under the ?un? and ?deux? sections are served in appetizer-sized portions, while the ?trois? offerings constitute full entrees. To start, a Moroccan tuile adorns mounds of crabmeat a la mango, and duck confit comes paired with wild-mushroom strudel, a creation that the New York Times hailed as ?a small masterpiece of a dish.? Merlot-braised beef short ribs and an onion ring sit atop a mint-fava-bean-potato puree, and mint essence flavors rack of lamb and a Proven?al?style vegetable tian. In addition to the egg dishes, sandwiches, and salads that populate the lunch menu, the cafe runs a patisserie that serves baked goods and gourmet coffee throughout the morning and afternoon.

Large canvases sporting colorful still-life paintings of fruit adorn Caf? Monet?s warm, neutral-colored walls, which reach down to a bare wooden floor in the cozy, 50-seat dining room. Granite tabletops separate chairs from leather banquettes, where diners sit and uncork wine they brought from home. Outside, red umbrellas shield tables as guests sip coffee and take advantage of complimentary WiFi.

309 Millburn Ave
Millburn,
NJ
US

If it’s not clear from its name, MoonShine Modern Supper Club is an amalgamation of concepts. This is also demonstrated in its dark walls and bright paintings of pink birds and horses, and its menu that takes comfort-food classics and adds a spin of sophistication. Appetizers of truffle gnocchi with meatballs bathe in sherry-cream sauce, and the duck egg and hash is served with duck confit, peppers, and onions. Cooks put a twist on classic ravioli, filling it with sheep-milk ricotta and piling on hazelnuts, brown butter, and a pear puree, and they dress roasted atlantic salmon in cilantro-basil pesto and chorizo. A restaurant called MoonShine wouldn’t be complete without its share of housemade beverages, and double-certified sommelier and mixologist Joe San Philip delivers. His take on the manhattan combines white whiskey with Carpano Antica sweet vermouth, cherry bitters, and a cherry garnish. The Winter Moonshine Punch takes cranberry-infused Midnight Moonshine and adds cinnamon-infused rye whiskey, amaretto, pomegranate juice, and walnut bitters.

55 Main St
Millburn,
NJ
US

Richard Castellano had two passions in life: acting and cooking. He pursued the former, taking on the role of Peter Clemenza in The Godfather and earning an Academy Award nomination for his role in the 1970 film, Lovers and Other Strangers. Castellano passed away before he could pursue his passion in the kitchen, so his nieces and nephews decided to do so in his honor. The result is La Cucina de Clemenza Ristorante, where chefs prepare Italian fare from fresh ingredients. Grass-fed veal scaloppini, shrimp scampi, and chicken balsalmico emerge from the kitchen alongside hearty pasta dishes, such as the penne alla cinque cinque, which features jumbo shrimp and arugula sautéed in extra-virgin olive oil. Diners twirl their forks and swirl glasses of wine amid decor that makes the restaurant’s silver-screen inspiration known. Alongside portraits of Castellano and quotes from his Godfather alter ego, a pastoral mural depicts the Italian countryside where Don Corleone and Pete Clemenza played hide-and-go-seek in the director’s cut.

382 Millburn Ave
Millburn,
NJ
US

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