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Second Half on Main

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5 E Main St, Denville, NJ 07834-2175
04:30 - 22:00
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Newark, New Jersey
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140 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've come here for years since the original place burned down. The parking's is a bit tight in the back. Make sure the attendant knows your going in so you don't get towed! The burgers and brews are great and an occasional special related to the season - like Oktoberfest, etc. Never disappointed.

Thank Ricardo S S
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times in the past took my daughter for lunch. Everyone there is friendly and the food and prices are very good

Thank MNIS4
Denville, New Jersey
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We normally sit at the bar and order drinks and some food. Bartenders are always good and service is great. Food is spot on and well done. We stick with the basics, but they always have seasonal specials on the menu.

Thank Mike21NJ7
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Not overpriced or overly crowded. Great menu! Quick, friendly service. Love the portabella burger. Specials are always great too.

Thank Rachel K
Wharton, New Jersey
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Monday for lunch with my wife. We sat at a wrought iron table on the sidewal under an umbrella. I had a cheeseburger with blue cheese or it, and my wife had soup and sandwich. I drank an iced tea, and my wife had a glass of wine. The burger was cooked medium, and the fries... More 

Thank Pat L
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Good location for drinks. Recommend you avoid the food. Overpriced and underseasoned. Unfortunately a let-down. Id go again for drinks, but id pass on the food.

Thank Jg29red
Cape May, New Jersey
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155 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lovely place, especially to sit outside on a nice summer/spring/fall day. Good variety of food, we tried a burger and the Little Italy Grilled Chicken sandwich (which had a little too much bun for our liking). Nice cold beers and mojito. We got there during happy hour but happy hour prices were only inside at the bar, which was so... More 

Thank karen k
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My daughter had been to this establishment for dinner and was excited to take us there. However, the lunch we received was not good at all. My husband and daugher ordered steak nachos which were nothing special. The chips were totally tasteless and the steak was negligible. I asked for buffalo sliders and had asked the waitress how spicy they... More 

Thank Barbie46693
Parsippany, New Jersey
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The food is just average and way overpriced. We had an early dinner and the carpeting had not been cleaned. Our server was great but we would go other places for the same money.

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Sussex, New Jersey
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

nice local place with outside dining. Prompt and friendly service. The daily specials looked like a good choice, but was in the mood for a burger.

Thank Just_Retired_in_NJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E Main St, Denville, NJ 07834-2175
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Denville

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