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C$42 - C$74
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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews calamari steak short ribs seafood service was great beautiful view valet parking special occasion new york appetizers nyc waterfront skyline
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Reviewed September 2, 2023 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant. If weather permits ask to be seated outside, the view, especially at night, is outstanding. We had the Filet Mignon and the Chilean Bass, both superb. Service was effective and professional. The place is expensive though.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 31, 2023 via mobile

It was our anniversary and I called ahead to reserve a table indoor but with a good view. Once we arrived we used the valet parking and it was a breeze. Inside, the manager acknowledged our anniversary and seated us by the window (wonderful view!)....We had to bring our daughter as well, and she has a cheese issue and the chef was amazing to accommodate it. I had a mango margarita and it was delicious. The place is upscale and quiet. I saw many families at the outdoor tables and my daughter joked they keep them outside for the screams. The food was divine. I had the buttata appetizer and it was so good. My husband had the oysters and he commented my appetizer was better. Then we had the filet mignon with roasted potatoes and mashed lobster potatoes. Both dishes very good. The dessert was outstanding. Delicious apple cobbler, chocolate mousse so airy and my crème brûlé was also delicious. Definitely pleased with everything.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed May 4, 2023

Unfortunately IA rainy day. Valet parking kept us dry but the rain and overcast spoiled what should have been a spectacular view of the Waterfront and NYC. The bar area is excellent. Staff were friendly and responsive coat check, seating , taking drink and food...orders. We had 13 people at our table and the staff provided excellent service.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Ashley Roman, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2023

Thank you kindly, we truly appreciate your visit and it was a pleasure to host all of you! We hope to see you again soon, have a great day

Reviewed January 5, 2023

Haven has been my favorite restaurant since it opened. The food, the view, and the service were excellent. I took two associates for lunch today and was very dissappointed. Maybe I should not have ordered short ribs for lunch. It was two pieces of dry...stringy meat covered in A1 type sauce. One piece was almost all fat. The other two entrees were OK. For sure last nights left over with sauce. Even the super good dessert and coffee did not compensate. I was wondering if ownership and/or chef has changed. It is a shame to see; a restaurant go down so drasticallyMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Kerri-Ann S, General Manager at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2023

I am so sorry to hear about your disappointing lunch experience while dining with us recently. We value you as a guest and your feedback is so important to us. We love that you have been dining with us for nine years and we would...More

Reviewed December 17, 2022 via mobile

The food subpar They served me pieced together salmon It was supposed to be a filet The manager never ever got back to me I left 5 messages

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed September 1, 2022 via mobile

I had to delete my entire review because I wasn’t able to edit it! We dined here for our daughter’s birthday, looked like a great place, water views, nice atmosphere, supposedly great food. Well, let me start by saying our server was excellent, the appetizers...were great, but the entrees were so so, even one of the pricey sides ( lobster mac and cheese), was definitely sitting under a heat lamp lol! The thing that pissed me off the most- 2 Johnnie Walker Blacks, on the rocks-19.00 each, that I have no problem with, but to have the cojones to charge 2.00 each drink for ice! I assure you, we will not return as even New York restaurants don’t have the balls to do that.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 24, 2022

HAVEN is overall a great choice in the area for American/Seafood. I give this a Very Good rating solely based on the food, service, and its place on the waterfront; the atmosphere certainly needs work.

Date of visit: August 2022
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2022

Thank you for your support and feedback - we will pass the comment onto management. We wish you a wonderful week ahead.

Reviewed July 17, 2022 via mobile

Horrible service!! Had to wait over an hour with reservations!!!! Food was sub par! Not allowed to eat at bar!!!! Nobody sitting at tables and still was not allowed to sit!! I would not come back if I was paid to.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 27, 2022

We went here for dinner saturday night....we ordered the around the world oysters, firecracker shrimp, short ribs and lamb shank. The food and the view is simply amazing...the service was great and the drinks were amazing.

Date of visit: June 2022
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2022

Thank you Amitra! We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful time with us at HAVEN! Hope you had a great long weekend.

Reviewed May 17, 2022

We chose this restuarant for the view and it surpassed our expectations. We were mainly coming for the view and hoped for decent food and service. So many times, a place with a view is only that. The view, of course, is lovely. Wonderful seating...outside, but even inside, the restaurant is bright and has beautiful view of the skyline and East River. But the service and food were what ended up standing out. The manager came over to check how our meal was and our waitress, Karina, was so attentive and sweet. All of the staff was friendly. And the food was wonderful. We started with the calamari--which was unlike any calamari I have ever and the colossal shrimp cocktail which were enormous and delicious. For our main entrees, we had the shirt steak with chimichurri sauce--so nicely prepared, tender and tasty; and the grilled shrimp and burrata linguini with mushrooms and heirloom tomatoes which was beautifully presented and delicious. We ended with the warm brownie with white chocolate mousse, vanilla gelato, toffee and peanuts; I said I'd only have a bite and then devoured it. It was large enough for 4 people to share. We would definitely return. This is a perfect place to go with out of town guests or for a special celebration. What a nice surprise!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2022

Wow, what a glowing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us these words of support and of course for your business. We will pass the kind words onto Karina and the rest of the team. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed March 18, 2022 via mobile

I stopped by on a Friday night. Place was crowded, I had dinner and couple of beers. I had the chicken 🐔 in curry with was super good. Service was great.

Date of visit: March 2022
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2022

Thanks so much Roy, we really appreciate the kind review and we are very much looking forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed January 15, 2022

This would not be our weekly dine out restaurant, but definitely a top choice for a special occasion. Beautiful location and decor, good food and drinks, attentive service, we had a great time and we'll be back.

Date of visit: January 2022
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2022

Thank you so much for the kind review, we really appreciate it! Looking forward to seeing you again and celebrating all the special occasions to come!

Reviewed October 31, 2021 via mobile

First time going for brunch- a prefixed menu, view of the water and amazing service. I had mimosas with my french toast & dessert

Date of visit: November 2021
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2021

Thank you so much for the kind review, it was a pleasure having you at Brunch! We hope to see you again sometime soon!

Reviewed September 5, 2021

We were visiting our daughter in NJ. Wanting to invite a friend who lives in Ft. Lee, we found this marvelous place nearer her home. Being a DFW resident, it seemed far from Franklin Lakes, but it was all worth the drive. The views were...great and must be outstanding in the evening. Service was impeccable though we were the only customers for the first half hour. The food was great. We had calamari and beet for starters and seared salmon, grilled shrimp, etc. A bit pricey but definitely would be back.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words and the support, it means a lot to us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 14, 2021

Perfect evening having dinner outside looking at the lights of Manhattan. I've eaten in many of the waterfront restaurants on the Jersey side, and this is currently my favorite. Service was excellent, drinks were inventive, food was universally enjoyed. My wife had a delicious Fillet...Mignon. I had a lovely Branzino, and my son enjoyed his pasta and shrimp. We also thought the short rib brochetta was outstanding. When they found out it was our anniversary, they brought complementary glasses of Prosecco. Class act.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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8590 Group, Agency / Consultant at HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2021

Thank you so much for the glowing review, we really appreciate it and the support! We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the meal, we hope to see you again! Happy Anniversary to you and your wife!

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Excellent meal and service with very high cos$112 per person for dinner w 1/2 wine etc
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5