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The Inn at 75 South

charmel Jul 9, 2009 01:27 PM

Does anyone know anything about this restaurant? Is it the same oweners as the previous restaurant...I think it was called South Street Victorian? They have a website, although no prices. TheInnat75South.com.

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  1. shabbystorm RE: charmel Jul 9, 2009 03:05 PM

    No worries - This is as far as we got

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      RGR RE: charmel Jul 9, 2009 04:58 PM

      They've been advertising. For the past few weeks, full page in "The Transcript." No mention of new ownership. I detest when websites do not include prices.

      Curious, so I just called. The gentleman I spoke with was extremely nice when answering my questions, though he didn't know why there are no prices on the website menu. Yes, new owners and a new chef (not one of the owners). First courses in the low teens. Mains from $20's to a high of $39. 4 course prix fixe @ $39. I should have written down the price for the 5 course prix-fixe, but I think he said in the high $40's.

      Anyone want to take one for the team? Shabby?

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        shabbystorm RE: RGR Jul 9, 2009 05:23 PM

        It is on the list, and now that I see the menu has steak, buddy hubby will be happy when I ask him to take me out on the town Freehold Style! LOL

        RGR - Random Side Note - Gave some friends your NYC tour - they were delighted.
        You sure know NYC! Impressive!

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          shorebilly RE: shabbystorm Jul 9, 2009 09:02 PM

          I love the family spirit here!

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            RGR RE: shabbystorm Jul 9, 2009 11:25 PM


            So glad your friends enjoyed the tour. I was born and bred on the "old"LES. Every time I'm there, as was the case this past Monday, the changes still amaze me. These days, we split our time between NJ and NYC.

            As I've said before, you've added immeasurably to this board with your adventurous spirit and love of eating all sorts of foods. I look forward to your report about The Inn and hope it's a positive experience.

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          wizard2 RE: charmel Jul 10, 2009 04:12 AM

          From Cafe Calore's Facebook page: Cafe Colore is happy to announce that our second restaurant in Freehold, "The Inn at 75 South", is now open.
          June 23 at 10:24am

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            shabbystorm RE: wizard2 Jul 10, 2009 04:17 AM

            Thanks wizrd2.
            Really enjoy cafe calore.
            Suddenly feeling warm and fuzzy about an adventure to the Inn at 75!

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              equal_Mark RE: shabbystorm Jul 10, 2009 05:55 AM

              Those are the same folks that have run the restaurants at 75 South and Metropolitan cafe for over 15 years...

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                tom246 RE: equal_Mark Jul 10, 2009 08:34 AM

                Mark, the people from Cafe Colore "broke away" from the other restaurants a while ago, maybe 12-18 months. Until recently the only restaurant they operated was Cafe Colore.

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                  gailelyson RE: tom246 Jul 11, 2009 03:52 AM

                  This could be a great spot in town. This location has never held a good restaurant so I wish them luck and look forward to trying it after vacations are over. Looking forward to a review from someone.

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                    RGR RE: gailelyson Jul 11, 2009 07:53 AM

                    Actually, the original restaurant, 75 South, which occupied that location many years ago was quite good when it opened but eventually went downhill.

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                      Bossa_Nova RE: RGR Jul 11, 2009 09:51 AM

                      I agree. 75 South was very good when Tim Murphy was the chef. It went downhill after he departed. It would be nice if it was good once again.

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                        equal_Mark RE: Bossa_Nova Jul 11, 2009 11:00 AM

                        I agree the original 75 South was very good. I especially liked the soups, sauces and presentations. When Vivas first opened in Belmar it sort of reminded me of 75 South...


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                          Pink Pepper RE: equal_Mark Sep 12, 2009 08:39 AM

                          Still no reviews?
                          I may try it tonight.

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                            RGR RE: Pink Pepper Sep 12, 2009 09:19 AM

                            They have been doing a lot of advertising, including a big billboard on Route 9. If you do decide to "take one for the team," Pink Pepper, I'll be interested in reading your report.

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            wizard2 RE: charmel Oct 7, 2009 04:18 PM

            I just looked at the website & the menu now has prices. http://theinnat75south.com/

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              mbw1024 RE: wizard2 Oct 7, 2009 04:49 PM

              this building is practically at the end of my block and I haven't been in it in10+ years of living here. Maybe it's time .. and I have a b-day later this month.

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                charmel RE: mbw1024 Oct 7, 2009 09:32 PM

                Hey RJR- I was born and bred on the old "LES" also. Whereabouts for you? Also, can you recommend any great restaurants there?

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                  RGR RE: charmel Oct 8, 2009 06:31 AM


                  Presuming you meant me (that would be R*G*R)....

                  Since Tides closed a few months ago, I don't have any restaurant recs other than the legendary Katz's (where it's all about the pastrami).

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                    charmel RE: RGR Oct 8, 2009 02:34 PM

                    oops sorry RGR. My spouse loves the pastrami at Katz's. Whenever we are in the area, thats the go to place for him. Where did you grow up? I was from Knickerbocker Village on Monroe and Cherry Streets.

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                      wizard2 RE: charmel Nov 6, 2009 03:20 AM

                      I just heard yesterday that The Inn at 75 South has closed.

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