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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
+1 609-652-0544
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatloaf” (20 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice sized tavern/restaurant located in Smithville Village in Galloway, NJ. Food is ok, they've had the same menu for a while, I think it needs updating.

Thank ACBeachGuy63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal here, I have been her for lunch and dinner on different occasions, there are many basic dishes re: meatloaf, potatoes and then they have a selection of wraps and great salads, they add different touches to otherwise plan meals

Thank marg1w46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always like to stop here for lunch I am never disappointed with the service or the food. I think the prices are good and they have a nice selection of beer too

Thank patricialT8125GH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light Restaurant & Tavern is located in the historic town of Smithville, NJ. Based on reviews and a recommendations from a lady at the wildlife refuge center, we decided to eat here. The restaurant has several special days including Mexican Mondays,...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never gotten anything there to eat that hasn't been good, it's a very busy place in the summar but worth the wait.

Thank MillieC126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really great restaurant very reminiscent of colonial times. The food was terrific my husband had the meat loaf and he said it was wonderful. I had the chicken Cesar wrap and it was also great tasting. The French onion soup was amazing....More

Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fred & Ethels Lantern Light Taven/ off Route 9/ Absecon, Galloway Township inside Historic Smithville in NJ IF you are in 'South Jersey' and are passing or stopping in Historic Smithville, , we enjoyed this quaint tavern-like setting with pricing that was great for us...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018

We went to this restaurant for lunch. It was very crowded but the staff was very efficient and friendly. Even with the crowds, we were seated after a short wait, and our service continued to be great. Our food came out in a very acceptable...More

1  Thank Anita L
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The food was very good. We especially liked the french onion soup. Nice menu and beverage selections. Will return again when in the area.

Thank CentralPA2014
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely rehearsal dinner four years ago here and returned for dinner and things are still just as good as there were years ago. I don’t have anything to rave about but on the other had nothing to complain about. The staff has...More

Thank Automan1513
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August 14, 2018|
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August 24, 2017|
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Response from PMCranford | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but maybe 5-7 PM ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0544
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