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Christopher's Restaurant at the Heldrich

$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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10 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1904 (New Street)
+1 732-214-2274
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Today
06:30 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:30 - 11:30
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Sat 06:30 - 11:00
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staying at the Heldrich two weeks out of the past six has made me a connoisseur of the local eating establishments. I have tried a bunch and I actually favor Christopher's Bar at the end of a long day of work. You can eat light (excellent beet and burrata salad, grilled fennel and asparagus with walnuts and a balsamic dressing... More 

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Thank Meryl M
Nutley
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was OK, a little pricey, atmosphere comfortable, Service was OK, Dinning room needs a little something.

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Thank Raymond R
Carmel, Indiana
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319 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went there for breakfast, and the service was awful. It was difficult to even get their attention so that I could have coffee and juice, and you basically had to figure out the buffet for yourself, which was fairly limited in choices. On the other hand, I had food in the bar the previous evening, and I believe the... More 

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Thank MizzouLizard
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Their buffet though well priced is just dreadful - soup was cold -had pumpkin ravioli -they didn't refill-soup was cold-deserts were tasteless- egg salad needed to be chopped-meat looked like mystery meat & tasted vile -room was empty on play day at george st-because lives up to their reputation of medocirity. Waiter though was pleasant w/refills of drinks -Valets in... More 

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Thank Prudence7
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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166 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Understaffed. Should never have to ask your "waiter" for coffee re-fills, more cream, etc. Breakfast buffet was what you would expect at any major chain hotel. The room itself has no charm. I won't be back.

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Thank WasOnce
Marlboro, New Jersey
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A restaurant in a gorgeous hotel in the center of downtown New Brunswick across the street from the theaters - must be PACKED on a weekend night, right? That should have been my first clue... Nestled in a great location in a fabulous hotel, you would expect this restaurant to be managed better. Many of the surrounding restaurants are booked... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

You can have a very nice dinner with 2 appetizers. The main courses are quite large and you need to be hungry or take 1/2 back to the room. Limited choice of beer with attentive service.

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Thank X8512LQwilliamp
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Restaurant in the Heldrick was fine but unexceptional. Buffet was upscale "usual" though well made and with healthy choices. Felt like a very high end cafeteria. Staff was not particularly helpful or friendly

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Thank Jimfromphilly_11
Browns Mills, New Jersey
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Service was awful but the food was pretty decent... can't recommend but if you must it won't be the worst dining experience...

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Thank Barbara S
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I had a fantastic time during my recent business trip... tasty treats and great happy hour specials. What more could you ask for!

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Thank coryfalter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1904
    (New Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-214-2274
Description
Enjoy all-day dining at Christopher's The Heldrich’s casually sophisticated restaurant & Lounge. Serving freshly prepared specialties to delight the discriminating palate. The trendy metropolitan bar is a welcome haven for savvy cocktails, beverages & spirited conversation. The cuisine & ambiance of The Heldrich are destined to be a favorite of locals & guests alike. Check out our website and Facebook page for updated Special events and packages with the hotel!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?