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Rob's Bistro (Madison) cassoulet

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albinoni Nov 30, 2010 07:33 AM

Anybody tried it? Any opinions?

  1. GraydonCarter Nov 30, 2010 02:31 PM

    Is this a trend now? To have a place that serves lunch right next to a place that serves dinner, separate entrances - but share the same kitchen. There's a place in Montclair like that, too.

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    1. re: GraydonCarter
      ambrose Nov 30, 2010 05:40 PM

      Rob's serves lunch and dinner while Resto, next door, serves only dinner. The two restaurants are quite different in my opinion so I'm not quite sure what you are trying to say.

      As for the OP's question, I have been to Rob's several times but have never had the cassoulet. However, I was there when a friend of mine had it and she thought it was very good. She did say though that the cassoulet at Sophie's Bistro in Somerset was better.

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      Sophie's Bistro
      700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873

      1. re: ambrose
        GraydonCarter Nov 30, 2010 05:54 PM

        >Rob's serves lunch and dinner while Resto, next door, serves only dinner

        My point was that Rob's serves lunch and dinner while Resto serves only dinner, and it seems like this is a new restaurant trend. Like Blu in Montclair and the place next door.

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        Resto
        77 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940

        1. re: GraydonCarter
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          rubhaus Dec 1, 2010 10:26 AM

          Hello Chowhounds
          Full Disclosure-My name Robert Ubhaus and I am the Owner and Chef of Resto and Rob's Bistro
          Just to clarify some remarks regarding my two restaurants
          Resto serves Dinner only six nights week closed tuesday
          Rob's Bistro serves Lunch Tues-Fri, Sunday Brunch, and Dinner six nights a week closed monday
          They are two distinct restaurants with two separate kitchens, two separate staffs, two different phone numbers for reservations and two extremely different menus.
          The only reason they are located directly next door to each other is because the space became available and I decided to jump on it. It might as well be five blocks away.
          I encourage you all to check out our websites and visit us here at the restaurants
          www.restonj.com and www.robsbistro.com

          Regards
          Robert Ubhaus

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          Resto
          77 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940

    2. j
      joshuasam Nov 30, 2010 01:16 PM

      itsvery good. The atmosphore is just ok

      1. b
        bropaul Nov 30, 2010 12:59 PM

        I have still yet to make it to Rob's. Must try and get there.

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