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The County Seat

Water Street, Newton, NJ
+1 973-383-0235
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wild boar” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
Water Street, Newton, NJ
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a very cozy feel. Everybody was friendly. I had the pork Chop topped with Salad. It was great. Service was good. I checked out their website prior to going. The web menu doesn't match what the real menu says. No problem but...More

Thank RandyO
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I must say I'm a little biased because we eat here almost weekly but that being said... The staff here is friendly and go the extra mile to make sure everything is done right and are always professional.. the food is consistently good, I'm working...More

Thank robertem956
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The County Seat restaurant has been a landmark for as long as I've been living in Sussex County. At one time it was a favorite place to have dinner. It was sold a number of years ago, completely remodeled and the menu changed. Although the...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Have been here at least 3 times and never once received our meal in a timely fashion. We keep "trying" but I believe we will finally give up on the County Seat. Food okay but really frustrated with the service. Had to flag down bus...More

Thank jasjer99
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I visit the county seat .every other month.We always get good service and very good food.Our last visit[grandson] was what we expected.He got a fish and chips dinner which came with a large coated fillet and fries.I got the giant prime rib with baked potato,mixed...More

Thank ejs1946
Reviewed 14 November 2016

OK, nothing to look at inside (like eating in a Legion Post) or for that matter outside. The key is the staff (very outgoing and helpful with the menu) and the food (VG). There were three of us and nobody was unhappy. My Lamb was...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Well the politicians meet at the county seat. Food is very good but if you go at lunch: early or you will wait.

Thank Deacon Vince
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Food is always good. Wings are great! I think Wednesdays are wing night, well worth it. Burgers are very good.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband had the fish and chips and he said it was the best he has had in a long time. The only complaint he had is they served it in a cute wire basket and he had trouble cutting the fish as well as...More

1  Thank Sunshine P
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A reliable dinner but not inexpensive. Parking is available across the street in an un paved parking lot.

Thank Abraham J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Newton, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-383-0235
This restaurant has been in Newton for many, many years, but a few years ago changed ownership. Renovated, new menu, etc. Offers some wild game in season.
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