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need brunch place Bergen County upper route 17 please

jackiec Mar 15, 2010 08:12 AM

hi, I am meeting a friend who is coming down on route 87 and I am coming from Wayne so I am thinking a good place to meet would be upper route 17 area. I need a decent place for brunch, not too expensive but would love something on the "charming" side.


  1. c
    CAMRA Mar 17, 2010 11:49 AM

    It is not charming but, the Sheraton Crossroads in Mahwah has brunch.

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    1. re: CAMRA
      menton1 Mar 17, 2010 05:28 PM

      When you say "brunch" I assume you mean Sunday; otherwise the "charming" idea fits Cafe Panache in Ramsey, they do weekday lunch. Otherwise, less charming is Kinchley's in Ramsey, but good food and acclaimed pizzas. And then there's Village Grille in Waldwick, decent "pubby" food, but make sure you sit in the bar dining area.

      Cafe Panache
      130 E Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446

      The Village Grille Restaurant & Bar
      71 Crescent Ave, Waldwick, NJ 07463

    2. d
      doxy216 Mar 15, 2010 01:19 PM

      Try Bistro 55 on 17 nsouth, used to be South City Grill. We did brunch a few weeks ago with a small group. Good food selection, did not rush us, champagne etc... Nice atmosphere too. Price was good.

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      1. re: doxy216
        Curlz Mar 15, 2010 04:45 PM

        Haven't been there for brunch, but I agree that Bistro 55 is a nice spot...

        1. re: doxy216
          Bosmer Mar 16, 2010 07:52 AM

          I agree that Bistro 55 serves pretty good food but disagree about the price for brunch. They charge $27 per person. It is on the high side.

          I was going to suggest the Mason Jar in Mahwah but am unsure it would be considered "charming".

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          foodismylife Mar 15, 2010 01:13 PM

          Great and I do mean great Naples style pizza and entrees
          great gelato too and a byob good liquor store acrosss the street

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