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The Black Horse Tavern & Pub

) #1 of 10 Restaurants in Mendham $$ - $$$ American, ,
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
+1 973-543-7300
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (22 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

You can ether eat in The Pub, a good choice for casual, pub food, with nice atmosphere, or in the Black Horse Restaurant. Pub menu more interesting. Nothing outstanding about restaurant menu.

Thank Jeanala
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I used to live in New Jersey, and had the occasion to frequent this place. The place has changed hands several times, but it hasn't lost its ability to make and serve good food. We had the pub burger and Rueben sandwich, both were good...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real winner! The buffet has everything anyone could ever want.....meat,fish,veggies,salads and lots of desserts. The price was reasonable and we enjoyed it a lot. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Deemer5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was late, near closing, we called them, they said come on in. We arrived and we had an outstanding sever named Jaimie. The food came out on time, nice and hot and was out of this world. The drinks were awesome from the bar....More

Thank bvstraus
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your five star review of the Black Horse Tavern & Pub. We’re glad you had such an enjoyable experience with our food, drinks and service from Jamie. We aim to make every customer experience enjoyable from start to finish. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

This atmosphere here is amazing, if only everything else was half as good. It's always better to go with a small group otherwise you WILL get stuffed into a very small place. We have been going here for years with a large group around the...More

M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We appreciate your review and comments. We’re glad you enjoyed the atmosphere during your visit! We apologize that the space your group was in felt too small, but we hope you come back and try us again for a better experience.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have been here 2 different times with various people. The atmosphere is very cozy. Both times we sat by the bar and had a very nice waiter. I had the fried chicken which was good and then the second time I had the fish...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch at the bar, enjoyed the casual atmosphere and TVs. We shared nachos, good not great. Beer was cold and staff was friendly.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an all in even for the family. We dined in the bar and view multiple games being played in a family friendly environment. Food was very good and priced accordingly.

Thank ben c
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

We appreciate your 5 Star review of The Black Horse Tavern & Pub and look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner and my husband and I had an assortment of appetizers. Chicken wings were good. Their "specialty" of bubbling shrimp was not. It was too heavy in cheese and laden with butter. Way too heavy. Small shrimp. Artichoke hearts were...More

Thank msgcsd
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

We are very sorry that your last dining experience with us was underwhelming. Please come back and sample some different items off our extensive menu or enjoy a meal across the driveway in our tastefully renovated Tavern! You will definitely be impressed with the Coconut...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

We used to live in Mendham and were regulars. We started going to the Black Horse back in the early 2000's when it was still under family ownership. The place has changed hands a few times in the past years, but the new owners have...More

Thank Bob B
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Robert L
What foods are on the Brunch menu for Father's Day, June 18, 2017?
17 June 2017|
Response from Deemer5 | Reviewed this property |
Everything you can imagine. There are all different types of salads, fruits, egg station, meats, fish, shrimp....made all different ways, lots of everything....including different desserts. Not sure if it is the same for... More
What is the dress code?
26 September 2016|
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Response from TonyK300 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. casual. Their fine dining area across the entrance way might be different so if dining there you should call and ask
Do you have a brunch menu?
19 January 2016|
Response from SandCrawler | Reviewed this property |
On the weekends there is a brunch buffet or you can sit in a booth and get a regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
    (Mountain Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Mendham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-543-7300
  • E-mail
Indulge in the area's finest cuisine in a unique and lovely setting. An elegant display and collection of antiques, country English design furniture mixed with the rustic beauty of early Americans create an atmosphere of warmth and beauty that befits the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Our eclectic menu is sure to please the most discriminating of tastes and is perfectly complimented by our extensive wine list. Also available are our newly redecorated banquet facilities for parties of 10 to 80 guests.
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