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Nero's Grille

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618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413 (Hobart Gap Rd)
+1 973-994-1971
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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West Orange, New Jersey
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192 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there many times - guess I've never paid attention to the price of a glass of wine. Clos du Bois chardonay by the glass - $12 or $13. Cost of a bottle to Nero's - $8.00. Let's estimate 5 pours to a bottle. Not a bad mark up . Will never go back. What a rip off

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2 Thank ray d
West Orange
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The thing I like about this restaurant is that on a Saturday night during the holiday season, they can still serve really good food to a really crowded restaurant, and the service is fantastic!! We were 7 celebrating a birthday on a Saturday night, and believe me, we were packed in tight. The menu is so interesting! My husband had... More 

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Thank Mary G
West Orange, New Jersey
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nero's is the prime "go-to" spot for Livingstonians and for a long time the restaurant seemed to take its'regulars for granted. The food was consistently ok and the prices got higher and higher. Lately though, the food has improved A LOT, the menu has become more diverse, and it is a far more enjoyable place to dine. On most nights... More 

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Thank Werewolf210
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The consistency of the food is unparalleled, and the service is top notch - We visit this restaurant four to five times annually - The staff always greet us as if we reserve a table every week - While ordering our drinks the waitstaff usually finishes our order for us, remembering that we drink dirty martinis. The hostess always stops... More 

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1 Thank matthew n
Massachusetts
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301 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

4 of us enjoyed dinner Friday night, including the lemon chicken special and salmon. All but one took home a doggy bag, including extra carrot cake that was itself bugger than a double serving at most restaurants. Amazing and very good too.

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Thank actonma
new jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We always have our company Christmas party at Nero's and love it. I never have had even just a fair meal there. Food is great. People are great and yet I only go two or three more times during the year. The shrimp are as large as baby lobster tails. Chopped salad a staple , then never have missed with... More 

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Thank tinksr324
Livingston, New Jersey
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant has lived for years on a reputation that I think is better it deserves. I'd give it 3 1/2 stars if I could. It's too pricey and I feel you can get food as good, if not better in other places. It is a little more upscale than other places, but not that much. I just feel they... More 

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Thank Tooch157
West Orange, New Jersey
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had lunch at Nero's today with two others - excellent service and food. The restaurant is beautiful and clean, the service very prompt, polite, and attentive without being annoying. We shared several apps, entrees and desserts and everything was excellent.

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Thank BethWeber
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Everything is consistently delicious!!! There is something for every palate! The service is great. Yes can be pricey but it depends on what you order.

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Thank Carrie L
New Jersey
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This restaurant has been around for quite a while. It's very popular for business lunches and dinners because the food is great and the menu is varied. However, everything is ala carte, so nothing is included with any entree. The side dishes can add up fast. Also, because this is so popular, even on a weekday night it's often very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-5413
    (Hobart Gap Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-994-1971

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