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Dining in Flemington, NJ?

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Jill-Philly Jun 20, 2006 02:43 PM

My husband and I will be in Flemington this Saturday and we are looking for a really great restaurant in town or the immediate area. It can be fine dining or casual, as long as the food is great. Any suggestions?

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    RGR RE: Jill-Philly Jun 20, 2006 05:09 PM

    I highly recommend Matt's Red Rooster Grill, in Flemington. The food is delicious, and the menu is built around using the massive grill that dominates the dining room on the first floor of the house in which the restaurant is situated. There are several tables there as well as 4 seats at the "bar" + additional seating on the second floor. During the warm weather months, they also have tables on the outdoor porch. Service is friendly and efficient. The overall ambiance is extremely pleasant. It's a BYO.

    Btw, the same owners just opened a new fish restaurant. While I haven't been there, if the food at the Red Rooster is any indication, the food at the new place is bound to be first rate.

    Link: http://www.mattsredroostergrill.com

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      mark RE: RGR Jun 21, 2006 08:52 AM

      The fish place looks great - is it open?

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        Lyds RE: mark Jun 22, 2006 06:56 PM

        The new restaurant is called the Blue Fish Grill, on Central Ave., adjacent to Liberty Village. It's been open a little over a month. It's very casual- order at the counter, find a seat and they'll call out your name when the food is ready.
        I had the fish tacos which were delicious and my husband had a catfish po boy-also delicious.
        They serve 4-5 types of fish with your choice of 4 sauces, several sandwiches and baskets.

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        fpatrick RE: RGR Jul 7, 2006 07:57 PM

        I haven't been there personally, but my wife, whose taste I trust, has, and raves about Matt's RRG.

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        fpatrick RE: Jill-Philly Jul 7, 2006 08:00 PM

        For good Italian, from pizza to seafood, check out Max's Trattoria 31 out of town a bit in a strip mall on - you guessed it - Route 31. Good, dense bruschetta, interesting personal pizzas, great salad, and that isn't even mentioning the frequently changing list of tasty entress.

        Also, I've been wanting to get back to Viva Mexican on Broad St.

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