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1115 State Highway 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820
+1 908-852-2300
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I attended a rehearsal dinner for 40+ people at this restaurant, on the lower level. It was set up nicely with a good recessed bar area. The wait staff was professional, and the buffet very good.

Thank ehbluzerne
Parsippany, New Jersey
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340 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It has the feel of an upscale diner with the usual diner fare, large portions of adequate food a little pricey for what you get. Nothing memorable. The service was good, our server friendly. It was dinner, nothing more, nothing less.

Thank Andy Z
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I don't live in the area and chose this restaurant out of Yelp based on good reviews and the fact that it has a wrap-around porch for outdoor seating. I didn't think about the fact that it's on a fast-traffic road in farm country (think flies) but neither was a big deal. From the way we were greeted to how... More 

Thank ShiftyNJ
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I visit Mattars at least once a month, usually for dinner. The food is excellent and always very fresh. For seafood lovers the cedar plank salmon is excellent. Another great option is the Marinated Hanger Steak Sandwich.

Thank Chris L
Andover, New Jersey
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Hubby and I went there for an evening out. The drinks at the bar were excellent, with an attentive yet unintrusive bartender. We decided to sit in the dining room instead of out in the balcony, both settings are fine. The services were good, food was good. Their personal pizzas that we had on previous occasions were excellent, too. Save... More 

Thank SueB_SLP
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

my wife and I stopped in after spending a few hours at centenary university. upon entering the place we thought we may be not dressed up enough for this place. its a very high class looking place...... we were greeted by the hostess, and sat at the bar to have a bite to eat.... the bar tender was pleasant and... More 

Thank Rick F
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I visit Mattar's every couple of months for either happy hour with friends or fine dining with my husband. Atmosphere is clean and very nice, service is great and food is outstanding. the owner runs a great business. I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant.

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New Jersey
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Went to a wedding reception there. Food was very good. Service slow It was a small reception around 50 people. Shrimp appetizer very small It's a restaurant to go to if you are not in a rush Food was very good service is just slow

Thank JerseyBaggy
Southern NJ
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This was a pleasant surprise on an unexpected trip to Hackettstown. Mattar’s Bistro is an elegant and spacious restaurant on 517 near Panther Valley. Service was warm and informed, and the playlist the night we were there comprised standards from the 60s and 70s, played at just the right volume to serve as a background to conversation, not an impediment... More 

Thank Arkay8
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Maybe because there are not a lot of restaurants nearby that mattars gets a crowd but if people went to the Panther Pub or down to Stella G's or other local eatery, the food is the same with a lower price. Mattars is a nice place as it used to be very fine dining with black tie service but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 State Highway 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Allamuchy
  • Phone Number: +1 908-852-2300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?