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Black Bull Steakhouse & Seafood

88 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457
+1 973-988-2570
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
88 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally don't go to steakhouses for dinner. I find steak the easiest thing to make at home. We buy prime beef at a local butcher and grill it to perfection. Not crazy about paying $40-50 for a steak and then paying for potato and...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I was at Black Bull the other night with my spouse. The food was pretty good, but a bit pricey. I ordered a glass of wine, Black Bull onion soup and shrimp scampi. My husband had the lobster bisque and spaghetti frutti di mare. The...More

Thank stormycatNJ
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Went to Black Bull to celebrate my daughter’s 21st birthday, and while the food was good it wasn’t steakhouse good. I think they are trying to be more than they are, as many smaller steakhouses do. Appetizers were excellent, scallops were exceptional, callimari was very...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I just had lunch at the Black Bull in Riverdale. Sad to say that the Yellow Fin Tuna I had today was such a disaster. I don't think it was fully defrosted because it was too cold inside. Honestly did not taste like tuna at...More

Thank octisan2018
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The staff was extremely attentive. The food was cooked perfectly and super delicious. The presentation and portions were perfect. I would highly recommend this steakhouse.

Thank USCG-mom-2017
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great food, we had steak, seafood, soup, appetizers, salads and we love having a quality restaurant in our backyard. Home in 7 minutes can't beat it. Drinks are always good and waiters are excellent. No reason to go to NY. .

Thank dorothye268
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Came back the second time since to the black bull steak house took over the Italiano , The waiter asked us” do you want sparkling water or Stillwater”? We say is Stillwater , they don’t tell you the “Stillwater “is a bottle of spring water...More

Thank Jianquan L
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Even though we made reservations for our party of eight with short notice, they were able to accommodate our family to celebrate a birthday. Restaurant has very nice decor. Friendly staff. And the service was excellent. As far as the food, at our table we...More

Thank edl26
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my hubby was pleasantly surprised. Food is Awesome, staff is great, and ambiance is really cool. I think it would be even better at dinner time!

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and outstanding service wonderful ambiance I had wonderful birthday dinner in Blackbull Steakhouse, the T-Bone and ribbeye steak were just most delicious ever. And the wait staff were amazing Mentor and other waiters such a professional and great personalities. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Igball k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Riverdale
  • Phone Number: +1 973-988-2570
  • E-mail
You'll feel at home and well taken care of at Black Bull Steakhouse & Seafood. Our locally owned, family-operated restaurant draws on 22 years of experience. Chef Thomas worked for 19 years at Peter Luger in Brooklyn, NY. All of our staff have experience in Italian-themed and steakhouse restaurants in the city. Now we offer our New Jersey clientele that same level of 5-star excellence in both food and service.
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