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618

4.8
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1646 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
#1 rated restaurant in Freehold NJ. A modern rustic restaurant, bar and banquet facility in Freehold, NJ. We are proud to offer a menu that reflects seasonal availability with a creative style that appeals to a variety of palates.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 1646 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and drink! Outdoor seating was welcoming and comfortable. Danielle provided friendly service and remained attentive to our party throughout the evening. We were not rushed and were able to enjoy delicious desserts to end our evening!

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vipTomMas
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This is one of our favorite restaurants. It's important to not only have good food but to have a great experience!
Last night our server Rick was amazing, making great suggestions on food and cocktails, and being very attentive to my family and me!
I had the dry-aged Cowboy steak and it was amazing.
You don't find many restaurants that offer Dry Aged Steaks outside of NYC, but Matt the owner always delivers some amazing steaks!
We have brought family and friends here, and we always get asked when we are going back to 618!

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KellyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent as usual. Jacob was a fantastic server.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great food and service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Overall good food experience. The Kitchen was a little “off” on some dishes when we went (pork, salmon), but they nailed others - shrimp and grits and 18oz Ribeye were exceptional.

The manager Daniella went out of the way to show she cared about our experience- excellent service. This was a saving grace when some food came out way off temp. The server was knowledgeable and attentive on a busy evening during challenging times. Service overall was excellent.

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CatH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great apps and drinks . A really nice menu to choose from. Lots of outside seating. Service was attentive and friendly. Drinks were kind of weak in spirits, but amazing in taste. Even the hosts were friendly and prompt, and that's the job from hell. I'd say definitely go.

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Laurie
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always top notch service, food is amazing! Never disappointed

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JenniferK
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated our Anniversary and it was great! Food was delicious as always!!! Everyone was super friendly from the hostess greeting at the door, welcoming and wished us a Happy Anniversary! Ava escorted us to our table & was so nice. Our waiter Evan was really great, so nice to talk with and very attentive. We had cocktails- a Cosmo & lemon Lush & they were yummy! The burrata, 618 salad, then salmon, and pork chop - so so delicious! We always enjoy a visit to 618 and are never disappointed!!

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BrandonW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, everyone in our party was pleased with everything that was ordered.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Dining outside under a tent on a warm summer evening is always enjoyable. The kids delicious food and friendly professional service made the experience perfect. One of our favorite restaurants. Looking forward to returning soon.

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vipwalterh
New York Area
101 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

618 has created an excellent environment outdoors to allow us to enjoy a terrific meal while dealing with the current conditions.
Despite clueless Murphy’s political motives, restaurants like this battle through.

We were seated within a few minutes of our reservation time and treated to outstanding service by our server Gianna. Drinks were on our table in seconds and our order was taken .

We enjoyed our favorite apps, Grandmas Meatballs and a nice seasonal salad. Entree of choice was the Chicken Milanese which is always plentiful and cooked perfectly. Gelato desert choices rounded out a great evening .
They just seem to get it here (customer service) and we will continue to support great local restaurants like 618.

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vipBobbyS
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal. Jacob was a perfect waiter. Can’t wait to get back there again for another meal

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Travelsoften
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were celebrating my son’s 21st birthday as 618 is ALWAYS our go to place! The social distancing was done perfectly which I can not say the same for many other restaurants in the area! The food was phenomenal as always. James, our waiter, was attentive and kind. We love 618!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Anniversary

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TonyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and our waitress Gianna was outstanding
They did a nice job with the outside tables. Even had OFF spray for the one fly that wanted to dine on my ankles lol

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Victoria
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food was good. Very good drinks service & tent space was very good

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, the food and service was impeccable. My wife’s favorite place. I’ve never had a bad meal here and our server Gianna was wonderful.

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JamieD
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing evening Visited for my birthday The food was insanely good Granny’s meatballs a must try Great cocktails and our server Julia was sweet and knowledgeable

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RoyR
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Totally satisfied. A fantastic dinner with exceptional service. Plus a second to none bourbon/whiskey collection.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Owner and staff are exceptional and very attentive, the food was excellent -wonderful outdoor dining experience - a hidden gem.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated my bestie’s birthday! Food was phenomenal’ we had blast

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LeoT
Western NC
23 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

the service and the food were excellent.
i would recommend good value.

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Locallove
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My wife and I went to celebrate our wedding anniversary and couldn't ask for a better experience! Our server, Evan, was highly attentive and the food was fantastic. My wife and the angry shrimp pasta dish and I had the skirt steak. So much flavor! Even with a thunderstorm threatening, our server surprised us with a dessert on the house with a big sparkler! Very sweet and caring. We will be going back soon!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

618 is my favorite restaurant in New Jersey. The food and service is outstanding! Great variety of liquor and wines too. It’s our “go to” restaurant for any occasion. Go ahead and make reservation, you won’t be disappointed.

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DenaS
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dining experience! Tonilynn, our server, was AMAZING! Food was delicious! Outdoor dining was perfect! We will definitely be back soon!

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PatrickB
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Highly recommend
Food was excellent
Wait staff attentive and followed all social distancing guidelines

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vipjohnr
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always one of the best overall experiences as a Consumer at a restaurant! Service was outstanding and friendly! The chard octopus was phenomenal and the yellow fin tuna was perfectly done and delicious!

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JanetS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a delicious meal at 618 recently. Tents were set up outside for social distancing but it was very comfortable and had a lovely ambiance. We started with the hummus which was very fresh and just delicious. For the main course my husband had shrimp and grits and I had lobster ravioli. Both entrees were delicious. Servers were very friendly and efficient. Overall a very pleasant dining experience and we highly recommend 618.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food quality excellent as usual. New outdoor dining setup and server Aaron were excellent.

618
Responded on 8 August 2020

Thank you! We are currently building another indoor/outdoor space, be sure to come back to check it out!

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Nate
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First night out with my wife in a while and couldn't ask for a better date night. Food. drinks and outdoor dining experience is top notch.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words, Nate. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We will have weekly specials with new food and drinks. Hope to see you back for it!

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vipDonaldT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was outstanding as usual. Our waitress Jewels was fantastic and always stopping by to see if we needed anything else.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you so much for your review Donald. Happy you had a great experience. Hope to see you again!

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JayA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is our favorite restaurant in the area. Food and service never disappoints!

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Glad you enjoyed Jay. Jessica is an asset. Happy birthday to your wife! Hope to see you again soon!

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Jean
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another fabulous meal with friends at 618. Service by Danielle was impeccable, and the attention to detail and thought put into ensuring diners enjoyed the outdoor experience was outstanding. Compliments to the chef as well, each and every course was delicious! Looking forward to returning.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thanks Jean! Times are tough, but we are making the most of it. Be sure to come back for we are now offering weekly food and drink specials. Hope to see you again soon!

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KarenW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

You would never guess that Jules was a new server at 618 , she did an amazing job and
secured a perfect table for us! We love this place even no with all the restrictions. I always recommend it and we'll be back!

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you, Karen! It has been a difficult time, but we are making the best of it. Glad you had a great experience. Hope to see you again soon!

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vipKeith
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our first time there and won't be our last. First of all, our server, I think his name was Evan, was attentive and very helpful. They took the COVID precautions seriously. We had the Hummus appetizer and my wife had the Shrimp and Grits and I had the Lobster Ravioli. Both were excellent. If you like Shrimp and Grits we have never seen it better anywhere in NJ. The hummus was light and airy with caramelized Brussel Sprouts. The ravioli's were fresh made and tasted like pockets of the sea. Had the toffee dessert with brown butter which was also good, but we had to take it home because we were full. Their ice cream based desserts look amazing, I wish we had room. Can't wait to go back again and try out different items on their menu. Gret job!

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review, Keith. We will have new specials weekly, so definitely come back soon! Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was amazing from start to finish. The food was spectacular, drinks were delicious, and our server Evan was awesome for our large party of 8. They even brought an ice cream dessert with a big sparkling candle for our friend’s birthday. Cajun shrimp & grits are James Beard award winning and I know why, soooo delicious!! You will spend some money here but honestly it’s so worth it. We will be back!

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Glad you had a great experience! Happy Birthday to your friend. We hope to see you again soon and would be honored to host more celebrations for you!

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vipRamar
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience2

Service was slow and waitress was inattentive. Food was good.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Sorry about the slow service. Having tables so far from our kitchen/bar has made delivery more difficult than usual, but we are always working to improve it. We hope to see you again soon!

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CristinaC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service were excellent as usual. Danielle, our server was calm, efficient and pleasant despite being busy with her tables. Definitely recommend and will be back.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you for the review, Cristina! Hope to see you again soon!

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vipBigMac
New York Area
78 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, a great meal and service. I highly recommend 618 for locals or those just looking for a great meal.....

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you so much! Always trying to deliver the same food and service despite the crazy times. We appreciate your support!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

All around great experience considering everything they have to deal with. We were in a shaded area with fans blowing to keep everyone cool. All COVID protocols were followed and the food and service were excellent as usual.

618
Responded on 4 August 2020

Thank you for the review! We are constantly working to improve our guests' outdoor dining experience. Glad you enjoyed!

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FAQs

618 offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 577-0001.

618 is rated 4.8 stars by 1646 OpenTable diners.

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