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The Bernards Inn

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Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
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27 Minebrook Rd., Bernardsville, NJ 07924 (Route 202 & Quimby Lane)
+1 908-766-0002
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here all the time and one of our local go to spots. Never disappointed, great professional staff and management. And excellent food. Never ceases to disappoint us. Great for just dinner or larger family gatherings. Quaint and beautiful interior.

Thank MaryHBBGarden
Bedminster, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not been to the Bernards Inn in over a year but came tonight to have a fun, ladies night out that I found on a Facebook invite. I was pleasantly greeted with a speciality drink and app menu for the night that completely fit the theme and service was completely up to task. As we were having a... More 

Thank mtmtrip
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been (to Bertrams restaurant) several times in the last couple of years. The menu hasn't changed much (if at all) in that time, and it's not cheap. The quality is very good, but not that it could be described as equally good value; it's expensive, especially the wine (but that's the same outrageous mark-up the world over).

Thank andyha63
Far Hills, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently met my wife at The Bernards Inn for dinner. It is such a quaint inn. We were looking forward to the evening. We like to dine early. We arrived late afternoon. The restaurant didn't look open. We decided to grab a cocktail at the bar before dinner. There was a big man with his glasses on his head.... More 

1 Thank MarcusGinn10
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is always enticing with great seasonal influence and the food is always well prepared. However the service is consistently overly complicated as every attendant has their place in the heirachy. This just means more interventions in the dining experience and adds nothing. Snooty perhaps?

2 Thank AlexanderDC1
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

lovely stay; charming old fashioned inn with fabulous restaurant. The rooms and the restaurant are higher priced but worth it if you like the old fashioned . we found the bar menu most attractive. the lobby was terrific

Thank pnk1111
Morristown, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife, daughter and I had dinner to celebrate my wife's bnirthday. The impact, when you walk in the front door, is like time has transformed you back to a a 1930s movie set of an elegent, small hotel lobby with instant gracious service. The dining room itself was perfectly set with seating that was private and service that was... More 

Thank carlhk
Summit, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

New York's Plaza Hotel is gone - if you want to see its dining room, you have to watch the start of Hitchcock's North by Northwest. However, its spirit lives on at Bernards Inn. Is it perfect? No, but truthfully, the Plaza wasn't perfect either. But Bernards Inn strives for, and often achieves, something even better: what the Grand Old... More 

Thank James P
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most expensive restaurants in the area. Had dinner recently. Food and service were good-but I won't go any farther in my admiration. The seared foie gras was great but the lobster entree was so so. The vegetables on the plate were cold underneath and warm on the top. They really get you with their wine offerings. I... More 

Thank Sam C
Chatham, New Jersey
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109 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a wonderful dinner recently at the elegant restaurant of The Bernards Inn. There are in fact four different dining venues at the Inn. In one, The Library Piano Bar, dinner is accompanied by live entertainment. The adjacent Great Room is the most elegant of the venues, while the quieter Conservatory is probably best for those who want to... More 

Thank njcavalier

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Minebrook Rd., Bernardsville, NJ 07924
    (Route 202 & Quimby Lane)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit Train to Bernardsville, Peapack Line, station is across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bernardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-766-0002
  • This restaurant is at Bernards Inn
Renowned for exquisite dining and an award-winning wine collection, the Bernards Inn offers two magnificent dining rooms - The Great Room and Conservatory - along with a warm, clubby piano bar featuring live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday. The fine dining restaurant features progressive American cuisine prepared under the direction of Executive Chef Corey Heyer and a 12,000-bottle wine collection from Wine Director Terri Baldwin.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?