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Dinner Rec for the NJ Union or Essex County

2455Bklyn Dec 13, 2008 04:37 PM

I would like a night out on Monday. I plan on catching a movies at the Loews Mountainside about 7:30. Can someone offer suugestions for a nice dinner before the movie anything but Italian and Chinese.

  1. GarageRock Dec 31, 2008 11:32 AM

    I know this is a couple weeks late, but Raagini in Mountainside is right near the theater, and is by far the best Indian food in the area. The diner right next to the theater is your average Jersey diner, but it offers a package deal with the theater. Famous Dave's BBQ is right down 22 and pretty good also.

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    1. re: GarageRock
      2455Bklyn Dec 31, 2008 03:32 PM

      I know both places very well. I am a fan of Raagini. We ended up at the Outback across 22 instead and was very disappointed. My burger was cold my husbands burger was overcooked and came out without his fries. He had to wait another 20 minutes for his fries.
      My new find is Toro Loco in South Orange for a night of Mexican food and Margarehitas. It's loud fun place okay with children and loud friends.

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