PAIRINGS palate + plate
Our plates, which change based on seasonal availability, extend from gourmet to comfort. Each dish is prepared with ingredients strategically paired to intrigue and invigorate, to stimulate and satisfy; just-baked breads and desserts, freshly rolled pastas, slowly braised meats, à la minute sautéed seafood and churned daily ice creams, leave no palate untingled.
Sit back. Relax. Sip. Rekindle. Dine.
We welcome you into our house with open arms.
The owners and wait staff are lovely, so attentive and make your visit very personable. The food never disappoints. Everything is unique, fresh and so delicious. The atmosphere is comforting and friendly, yet upscale. It is always a great experience all around.
Enjoyed every bite.
Good food, pleasant surroundings, attentive servers.
Were seated next to table with a large group (6 or 8) whose conversation was a bit annoying as people there raised their voices to be heard over others at the table. Not fault of Pairings, but people should be a bit more thoughtful of others nearby.
Delicious food from start to finish. The service was great too! Would highly recommend if you are looking for a quality meal in a nice comfy atmosphere. Don’t forget to bring your favorite wine!
Always an amazing meal! The owners are true professionals and have done a fantastic job. You must go!!
The venue is beautiful for a nice occasion but the food could use improvement given the premium prices... several nearby venues with food for half the price produce higher quality.
Outstanding service and food. Can't wait to go back again.
Fabulous food. Server was spotty but sweet. Owners very nice. Will be back.
AMAZING! Started with a happy birthday message on the menu, so thoughtful! Waiter Rico was delightful, polite, accommodating. Crab cake appetizers delicious! Lots of crab, very crispy exterior, 2 dipping sauces. Halibut and seared scallops over risotto was cooked to perfection. Complimentary plate of cookies with Happy Birthday written in chocolate. Delicious deserts. Totally wonderful from start to finish. Ever so slightly expensive but worth every penny!
Great food! Great ambiance! Feels like home. Bring friends!!!
We celebrated our 30th Anniversary at Pairing Palate and had a great experience!
Their personal touches were amazing and most thoughtful. Our dinner was delicious ! The owners are very friendly , it is easy to see why they are successful~ An all around enjoyable experience.
This is this is always a great place. Plenty to choose from on the menu, great food, great service and BYOB. You can’t beat that
This is an outstanding restaurant and the service was impressive. We eat out all the time all overI and I have to say it’s been a while since we were impressed by our servers. Looking forward to our next visit.
Came in for restaurant week and was very pleased. The staff was very friendly, super accommodating, and made the entire experience enjoyable. Will definitely return again!
Friendly and attentive wait staff and delicious food, as always.
A top notch dining experience. Excellent food, great service and wonderful ambiance.
Service food atmosphere excellent
As always - very-very pleasant! Beautiful place, delicious food and great service. Our friends dined here for the first time and were really impressed by the quality of the food.
This place is absolutely great! The food was a huge surprise. We had heard it was good but it was better than that. We ordered all the appetizers as we were a large group. The crab cakes came with some excellent sauces. The scallops were great and even the salads had their own twist. For the main course the pork and duck were perfection. Not to be missed dishes. The service was great. They did not hurry us. We were there till late. Also as it’s a BYOB the price per person was not bad at all. Will definitely go back. Have to eat that pork again!!!
Excellent food freshly prepared. Will definitely return!
Absolutely amazing time. The food was outstanding, great service, and everything about our dinner we loved. Would go back over and over and we will. The prices weren’t too bad and definitely worth it!
Beautiful restaurant with delicious food and wonderful service. Always great! You won’t be disappointed.
My wife and I came here for Valentine's Day 2020 and we were both blown away by the food. We've been before, but this was our favorite time yet. With the quality of the ingredients and high end choices, it's not wonder the price per person was $125. I thought that was a little high for a BYOB, however, the food was absolutely delicious and it was worth a little extra splurging for this occasion.
It's our first time at Pairings and the experience was excellent. Food, service, ambience, and quality were superb. Glad we tried Pairings and will definitely be back.
It was good! The ambiance was amazing but the food was a little over priced. The server was INSANELY nice and the best service I ever got.
It was a 4-course fixed price menu for Valentine's Day, but there were at least 3 choices per course. Every choice was a good choice. Everything my wife and I ordered was extraordinary and delicious.
Delicious food and great service.
As soon as we walked in we were greeted by the most gracious hosts. The food was phenomenal and the service was exceptional. We cannot wait to go back!
We had a perfect celebration for my mother's 93rd birthday. The attention detail (a personalized menu and dessert offering), along with incredible service and absolutely delicious food made it a wonderful celebration. We look forward to coming back soon. Cranford is lucky to have such a great upscale restaurant. Thank you!
Excellent food and great ambience.
Everything was great except for the coconut shrimp which was way to sweet and had way to much coating on it, and the shrimp was so over cooked. The pork shop was amazing. Everything was over priced.
We had a fabulous meal at Pairings with friends. Will definitely go back. The food was amazing!!
We have loved our meals and experiences each time we have come to Pairings. The lovely owners at the front desk set the tone and it continues through the night. Our waitress Sarah was amazing both times we had her. We will be back.
We met some dear friends for dinner here at our favorite restaurant. It was their first time at Pairings, and they absolutely loved it! Everything about this restaurant is wonderful. The service is flawless, the food is perfection and the atmosphere is friendly, sophisticated and warm.
Number 1 in my book!!
Lovely, as always! We can't be objective, since Pairings is one of our favorite places.
Everything was outstanding from the moment we walked in until the moment we said goodbye. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. Stuffed chicken and the pork chop were our choices for our main dishes, so flavorful. Leave room for dessert, the brown butter ice cream was a real treat.
This place has the potential to be good, really good. But, I’m astounded by the lack of understanding of what fine dining should look and feel. Any restaurant and chef that is charging 44.00 for an entree owes it to their customers to ensure that the plate is coherent, balanced, and harmonious. That’s not the case here. I want to support local restaurants, but how must one go to ignore glaring gaps at prices that aren’t for every day?
The most amazing food and service from beginning to end. We got 2 appetizers, 2 main dishes, and dessert to share (Cinnamon Churros with Bailey's Espresso Chocolate). Beautiful ambience. This is a must for any special occasion or even just a reunion with good friends. The owners are wonderful. Every dish was on point.
Wonderful food in a formal but surprisingly relaxed atmosphere
Great food in a beautiful setting with outstanding service. I appreciate that it’s a BYO, can bring a nice bottle of wine and not spend a lot.
PAIRINGS palate + plate is rated 4.8 stars by 1997 OpenTable diners.
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