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Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille

1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
+1 973-539-6666
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“crab bisque” (18 reviews)
“steak” (132 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Rod's many times over the years for different family occasions-have never been disappointed-tonight we were there for our anniversary dinner with our daughter. The dinner was superb and the service was excellent!! Jerry Keller does a wonderful job of makimg...More

Thank lpetersen322
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you again soon! Jerry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, great service. The crab cake was awesome. Usually there are too many breadcrumbs...not here. I highly recommend . Of course their steaks are fab too.

Thank Reesesmate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Rod’s for a team dinner. 15 of us had a private room in one fo the train cars. The atmosphere of dining in this unique venue was lots of fun. The steaks were good quality but a little over cooked on the outside....More

Thank masagero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Went to eat there with my boyfriend and the ambience and seafood is amazing! The risotto and crab bisque were both heaven and they have a great wine selection.

Thank PalestinianChicken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 17 friends, family & college friends met for dinner in the private wine room to celebrate two 60th birthdays. We booked the room almost a year in advance and had an hour cocktail period with butler style passed hors d'oeuvres, then a...More

Thank Harpo208
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful meal served by Juan Carlos, fillet mignon was done petfectly,don't miss this wonderful dining experience

Thank northcarolinasue
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely historic venue, unfortunately it does require a facelift. Although the steak was of excellent quality, it was clearly just slapped in the broiler. The sides are dated and the menu also needs some updating. In general, a mediocre experience. The location, however, is convenient...More

Thank 579eved
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure you get the history of all the furniture, bars and paintings. Food is as good and service great. Good for both families and business dinner. Great shareable apps and sides.

Thank Hoss92
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Dining at Rod's is always a special treat. The steaks are tender and prepared exactingly. The salads are fresh and tasty. The service is good and the atmosphere is "historic." An enjoyable place to dine for a special occasion.

Thank LoveMyBritRoots
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Rod's is a very cool and beautiful place. Lots of wood and beautiful setting. The staff was okay, but consistent with the hotel staff in that their customer service was only as deep as a greeting, missing that stand out approach of trying to establish...More

Thank Jeremy B
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, I will share your comments, in a constructive manner with the service and culinary staff involved. Please accept my personal apology and ask for me next time you're in. Sincerely, Jerry Keller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
    (Madison Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: New Jersey Transit Trains and Bus at our doorstep. Convent Station New Jersey
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Morristown
  • Phone Number: +1 973-539-6666
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Madison Hotel
Welcome to New Jersey's Legendary Steak House Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, an area landmark and winner of New Jersey Monthly's 'Best Steakhouse' award, offers lunch and dinner daily as well as the finest Sunday Brunch in New Jersey. The restaurant's new design, rich wood paneling and highly polished brass, lends a classic elegance to the sophisticated atmosphere. For an intimate and unique experience, dinner aboard the private Parlour Cars is sure to be remembered. Formerly the private domain of the rich and famous, these beautifully refurbished, turn of the century railway cars are exquisitely complimented by the haute cuisine of Rod's esteemed Executive Chef.
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