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Box Car Short Hills

coldbeer May 31, 2012 11:33 AM

What was once a dingy baggage room in a train station is now one of the nicer bars in NJ. Casual menu...burgers and brick oven pizzas and a few sophisticated items that hint of some experienced influence. The chicken and grits are spot on. And the bar...it's gorgeous, all exposed brick and wooden beams and sparkling flat screens. You forget you're in a train station until the express comes barrelling along. If you're taking the train, let it pass. There'll be another one and this is the perfect place to wait for it.

  1. Angelina May 31, 2012 03:47 PM

    I have heard great things about this place from a few friends. I want to try it once I make it up that way. Is Marc Cooperman the owner? (From the former Restaurant MC in Millburn?) If so, I am sure the place will be great! I always liked him.

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    1. re: Angelina
      coldbeer Jun 7, 2012 01:43 PM

      I think he's got a more managerial position here...and they are running a tight ship.

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