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Jan 17, 2006 12:21 PM

"Polynesian"-style restaurants in Central NJ?

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These were all the rage in the late '60s through the '70s (even into the early '80s). I remember that Matawan (NJ) had Steven Wong's "The Islanders" and there was "Lee's Hawaiian" up in Lyndhurst. Are there still any Polynesian restaurants in the know, the type that served mai-tai and flaming Kova Bowl drinks, had tables inside little straw "huts" and served dishes like Hawaiian steak.

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  1. Chans dragon inn. It is in Fairview or Cliffside Park.

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    1. re: bill kist

      Chans Dragon Inn is at 630 Broad ave. in Ridgefield NJ. I was there 2 weeks ago for the first time and the food was Awesome!

      1. re: JoeyCannoli

        Chan's is THE place to go in NNJ for really good, really authentic Polynesian food. I was there a month ago and everything was incredibly delicious. I'm going to have good dreams about Hawaiian Steak now!