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John Tracey Nov 20, 2000 01:32 PM

Anyone have any comments on The Grain House in Basking Ridge? Haven't been able to find much about it online.

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    John Tracey Nov 28, 2000 01:35 PM

    Well, ate there last week ... and was not overwhelmed.

    Pumpkin soup was sickeningly sweet, filet mignon (which was pretty good) was served with hard, carrots and green beans were not only uncooked but unseasoned, roasted potatoes were gummy and bland. Not impressed at all.

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      Jim Nov 23, 2000 08:10 AM

      They have a Sunday brunch that is quite good. Usually a few carving stations and the food is kept nice and hot.

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        Rosie/Food Bytes Nov 20, 2000 06:36 PM

        It's ok if you want roast beef or a plain fish or chicken. Decor is colonial. If I was in the area I would go to Bernards Inn for an elegant meal or to Sammy's for a steak or lobster. It's a white bread type of place. Not bad but not exciting.

        Link: http://www.foodbytes.com

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          MLogan Nov 20, 2000 02:23 PM

          It's not too bad. I have only eaten there twice for lunch and got sandwiches both times. One, a shrimp po'boy (bad choice in NJ I know) was very bland and the shrimp were obviously frozen. Last time, got a Roast beef club and it was pretty good. However, I think it is a little bit expensive for the food quality. It is ok, nothing to write home about. However, if in the area and you need a relatively quick bite, it is nice. And the setting is very pretty! Maybe next time I will try a more "main course-ish" item and be more impressed.......

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