Saddle River Cafe

4.7
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88 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
The Saddle River Café is built on the same traditions of quality cuisine and hospitality driven service as its acclaimed sister restaurant, the Saddle River Inn. The café is open for brunch & dinner. A bright, casual American café, featuring the highest quality ingredients including, farm fresh eggs, locally sourced produce, prime cuts of meat, responsibly sourced seafood, farm fresh coffee, and fresh pressed juices. The menu is healthy, creative and nutrient packed for the modern active diet.
What 88 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.4
Value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipALANA
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent great value awarding winning staff

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Everything was wonderful! Great service. Dinner was delicious! Have a few pet peeves that really aren’t big deals but I hate feeling rushed into ordering and I hate when a server clears when another is still eating. If those two things didn’t happen would have scored a 5 out of 5. Great place and highly recommend.

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vipDavid
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very nice all around

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greenapple2
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Very quite and accommodating. Salmon was outstanding!

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vipPMPM
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Ww were group of 8 on Friday night. Service was excellent. And the food was too. Some of us had been here for Lunch others was first time. We all had delicious meals and apps. Will definitely go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
153 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is outstanding and I love the renovations they made to add tables.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very enjoyable night.
We were able to bring our own wine.
Food is excellent!
Wait staff very attentive and friendly!
Win/Win for All!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Staff warm and welcoming.....food delicious...... very understanding of food allergies....

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Rand
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We went spontaneously for a quick dinner. The service was great, the food was great and overall, it was a great experience.

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vipDGJx
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just what a restaurant should be. Good food . Nice staff. Pleasant surroundings.

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vipjaybird51
New York Area
181 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Great place to have dinner with friends or a casual family meal. The food is delicious! The lobster risotto was our favorite, but we also had the beet salad and the salmon, both very good and flavorful. Only disappointment was the dessert which was a raspberry sorbet (good) that came with a meringue and coulis that was a cute addition but didn't really add anything to the dish. Next time we'll stick to just the sorbets or ice creams.

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vipALANA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great local fare, excellent service , great new menu

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carolp
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Saddle River Cafe was excellent.... from the delicious food to the warm atmosphere to Ryan’s hospitality and great waitstaff! A nice “ surprise” since our favorite restaurant is The Saddle River Inn! 🤗😋

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RodneyP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Valentine Day dinner. The hole experience was excellent!

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rhodes22
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

wonderful dining experience
chef knott and his team deliver perfection in dining - perfect menu offering, perfect setting, perfect service - a regular spot for informal yet upscale dining

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JenEfromtheBlock
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I ordered a burger and the open faced reuben. Both were excellent. We went to the restaurant for a Valentine Lunch Date and it was the perfect spot for it!

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marthab
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This area is so fortunate to have such a gem that makes delicious dining available each and every day. Thank you Chef Jamie and your amazing staff.

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JillianM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This is my new go-to restaurant for the rare date night or out with friends who are into food. I love that it’s byob so I can bring some special occasion wines. The food is fantastic and the service is perfect. It’s a casual place but you can definitely dress up too.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Second time back and very enjoyable. Have had the salmon each time and love it! Service
Is great and the meals are wonderful. Very casual, open atmosphere for a nice night out

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vipALANA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing new menu, extra special . Our go to place

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vipShadowJolie
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We have gone twice and really like the SR Cafe. We both said we could see this being our go to place when we don’t want a more formal setting. The patrons seated by us were lovely and we had a little chat with people on either side of us. The tables aren’t too close together as they can be in the SR Inn and Varka. We liked the food a lot and the service was superior. Will definitely go once a month for sure. Looking forward to taking our friends there, too. So glad we have a ‘go to’ place where jeans are ok but we can have a great meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently delicious food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place! Always great food and the staff are so friendly!

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Anng2
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very good food and service. Easy reservation

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vipALANA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best casual dining in bergen county

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LBK14
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was (consistently) superior and our waiter (Yossi) was tremendous (as usual). An enjoyable evening from beginning to end!

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vipTerryR
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our first visit after dining many times at the Saddle River Inn. Exceeded our expectations, and we will certainly be back.

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vipRichard
New York Area
75 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My wife and I frequently order sea scallops so we have a good basis for comparison. The scallop special last night was indeed special, among the best that we've had anywhere.

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vipTopcat
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

The overall experience was very good, from the food, service and ambience. The only comment we would have was that the french fries were overly salted.

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vipSteven
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience3

Great service
Tasty food
Too noisy
Need more supportive chairs

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always delicious and everyone is so friendly and accommodating. Love it!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

New Years Eve at the SR cafe was great! Delicious meal. Great service. High quality food in a casual atmosphere. Looking forward to going back.

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ElizabethG
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Our second visit to the Saddle River Cafe for dinner. New Year’s Eve was A fixed price. Each part of the dinner was excellent. It is BYOB or bar. A great feature. Parking easy.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The menu is not large but everything I’ve tried is delicious. The burrata and Pork Chop Milanese were both outstanding, the burger though $18 was delicious and the Old Bay fries were thin, crispy and addictive. Staff were attentive and friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

Unfortunately service was not great and our meal was spoiled when we found a very long dark hair in our appetizer.
Our apps and entrees took very long to come out. Very disappointing given we have been dying to go and frequent Saddle River Inn

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was fantastic. Waiter was great! Good time!

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vipSinkaput
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Pleasant find, nice inventive menu. Warm hosts .enjoyable food

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
153 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding meal. Food and service are outstanding.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was our third time at the Saddle River Cafe, each time has been exceptional. The meals are fresh and prepared perfectly. The wait staff is professional and accommodating. Will be going back in the near future.

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vipTshepp
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time but certainly not the last.

Nice atmosphere, great food and service.

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Saddle River Cafe is rated 4.7 stars by 88 OpenTable diners.

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