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Chez Catherine

431 North Ave W, Westfield, NJ 07090-1433
+1 908-654-4011
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
431 North Ave W, Westfield, NJ 07090-1433
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you first drive up to this restaurant sharing a driveway and looking like it’s attached to a Best Western, it gives you pause to think about an excellent French restaurant and its neighbor— don’t let that stop or fooll you! You enter and are...More

Thank trudy s
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Our dinner was superb; the food and service exceeded our expectations. It is a small, very comfortable and sophisticated restaurant but the staff makes you feel very welcome and they are helpful to boot. Their wine choices (by the glass) pared with our food perfectly.

Thank michaelcI618YB
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I’m not normally a fan of French food but this was fantastic food and service. Filet of Sole magnificent. Dessert of strawberry soufflé was out of this world!

Thank drwbm
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Chez Catherine is the closest thing to Paris on the East Coast, and sometimes better! The food is wonderful, but the best part is the impeccable, friendly service. Unfortunately I don't know the name of the amazing waiter who amuses us, brings us special wines,...More

Thank ZiggyWStardust
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Ok french restaurant overly pricey. Tableside service ridiculous. Owners are wait staff. Overpticed. Great diver sole, snails ok, soups good, deserts good. Bread so so. Drinks enormously expensive

4  Thank marty p
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Our group of four dined at Chez Catherine last night. My wife and I had been there approx 7-8 times prior, but not since the new ownership. The restaurant looked nice, had needed to be freshened up a bit. Was not as crowded as I...More

5  Thank SparklesTheDog
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Stefan and his team do an incredible job serving their customers. Special requests and last minute reservations are always graciously handled. The food is divine and the newly remodeled dining room is a pleasure to dine in. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Natalie92874
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I'm almost embarrassed to say that we've lived in this town almost 30 years and only eaten at this establishment twice before. It's now under new management with a new executive chef plus a lovely bright facelift to the restaurant itself. The upstairs dining room...More

Thank trudy s
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We go to Chez Catherine for special occasions. The atmosphere is very welcoming and comfortable. Service is wonderful and food is exceptional. Chef Chris is the best! Must try desserts.

1  Thank kcagle
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Chez Catherine is always a treat but we hadn't been there since Stephan Bocket took over and Christine Minton became executive chef. We were not disappointed! The food was amazing, the ambiance charming, the service warm and friendly. From the delicious bread and butter (I...More

Thank Susan S
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October 23, 2017|
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Response from pfizz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is so late. There is no dress code buy most people are somewhere between business casual and formal.. I have not gone with a sport coat buy many people do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 North Ave W, Westfield, NJ 07090-1433
    (Prospect Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Westfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-654-4011
  • E-mail
The restaurant is famous for serving authentic, classic French cuisine in an atmosphere reminiscent of the Provencal countryside. Chez Catherine provides a wonderful dining experience When you enter Chez Catherine imagine that you are traveling the French Countryside. Our dining room is intimate, warm and charming, The peach colors, provincial furniture, ceramic cicatas, Santons de Provence as well as other themes from the French Countryside decorate the dining room.Private party room available for 10 to 40 people
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