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Janices' Bistro HoHoKus, NJ

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doxy216 Aug 25, 2009 09:27 AM

Has anyone read the NJ Monthly review for Janices' in HoHoKus? It was horrible they gave them 1/2 star and their comments were really bad. the Bergen Record gave them several months ago 3 stars. Why the major difference between reviews? I actually like the place. What does this say about the reviewer?

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  1. tommy RE: doxy216 Aug 25, 2009 12:19 PM

    it says one reviewer liked it better than the other i suppose. it could also say a lot about the restaurant.

    1. menton1 RE: doxy216 Sep 2, 2009 09:20 AM

      Personal experience trumps a magazine review...

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        thinfoodie RE: menton1 Sep 6, 2009 05:42 AM

        The place is great for breakfast (french toast), lunch (sandwiches) dinner (specials), dessert (coconut custard pie)!

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        thinfoodie RE: doxy216 Sep 6, 2009 01:20 PM

        Who cares? The reviewer had a fight with his or her significant other. The palce rocks! Give it a whirl! It is only a meal!

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          billmayo RE: doxy216 Dec 20, 2009 03:50 PM

          I've been there a couple of times and have enjoyed the food and would reccomend it to anybody interested. It's small and cozy inside.

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            thinfoodie RE: billmayo Dec 31, 2009 08:37 AM

            Got a bad piece of Chilean Sea Bass--rubbery, horrible. They replaced it with another miniscule piece that was slightly better! For $32 they were not all that accomodating. A slight apology. I will not be returning for dinner. In this economy, they should have done better!

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