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Restaurants

Entree - An upscale meat place but great food and service  (Moved to 4th and Monmouth)
Revolve- An upscale meat place with small menu. Currently serving (steak) appetizers, mains, and dessert.
Prime 95 - An upscale steakhouse and sushi and wine...great food and ambiance.
Ottimo- Dairy, upscale, great reviews, great lunch special
Estreia - upscale meat restaurant, a little noisy. Opens at 5:00pm
Pizzano- A pizza store with nice sit down area also has a large dairy menu
Upper Crust- A pizza store with nice sit down area also has a large dairy menu
Sushi Nation - Exclusive sushi spot. They also sell sushi in some other stores.
Kava - Nice coffee store with a drive-thru, they do events as well.
French Press - Nice coffee store
Cafoterria - New dairy place at the Avenue Shoppes at New Hampshire, a branch of Ottimo, also delivering to the business district
That Sushi Spot amazing sushi on Clifton Ave and they offer curbside pickup
Kalamata - nice dairy cafe attached to pizza store. Has Simcha room.
Lamp Post - upscale meat restaurant in Toms River
Loft
Tomahawk
Sugo

Fast Food

Meat

Glatt Bite- Massive menu with fast service and delicious American and Chinese food.
D'LUX- Massive menu with fast service. American, Chinese, and sushi
Yussies- Deli and sandwiches. Delicious fries.
Glatt Gourmet- best homemade take out food (also sandwiches and chinese)
Yapchik- Nice menu great homemade take out, or eat in
Bun- Nice new place, great burgers
Kosher Chinese- Chinese place on Clifton, recent change in ownership/name. Small, cheap, good food
Sushi Express- sushi and Chinese, they deliver 732-901-7874
South Side Sandwich Shop- Fast-food joint Extensive sandwich menu. Has delicious smoked Ribs/Lamb and chicken. Friendly service. SSSS now located on cedarbridge between Martin Luther and Arlington Ave.
Snaps- Fast food in Westgate
Glatt Gourmet- Down the 9, across from Bun. Good food, jammed Thursday nights
Pita Hut - (3 locations) Awesome Israeli food, free cholent on Thursdays with your purchase
Eat-A-Pita - Nice schnitzel/schwarma place, now with a hot dog bar, on Clifton
Keepshuto - Hottest up-and-coming place in town, right off Main and Clifton (Before Central)
Smokey Hill BBQ
Hamisada - Upscale Middle Eastern cuisine on the 9 just outside of Lakewood in Howell, Olympic Pita style
Flysh
Lipa's Munch

Dairy

Circa - Clean pizza store/cafe with large menu + sushi.
Pizza Place- A pizza store with a large dairy menu and very nice setting located in WestGate 732.730.1144
Pizza Plus - 4th st btwn Clifton and Lexington. Original Lakewood pizza store. Foods great. Best pizza around
J2- Pizza and sushi in Shoprite plaza. Pizza is good, great sushi.
J2 south - Pizza in the Evergreen plaza
That Sushi Spot- Clifton and Third, store was formerly California Swirls
Village Pizza (2 locatioons) - Pizza store with a dairy menu
Village Pizza South - Near Bais Shaindel, south side of the lake
Bagel Nosh - Legendary bagel store, needs no introduction
4 Corners (4 locations) , bagel store+ sushi ]
Out To Lunch - Nice, upscale dairy cafe across the street from Circa on Cedarbridge
Panini Cafe - NIce, new, sit-down place with iPads for ordering :)
Pop Up Pizza in Jackson Crossing (next to the WaWa outside Westgate)
Bagel King Great bagel store with drive-thru in NPGS Jackson plaza
Esty’s Bestys Milchigs in Jackson next to NPGS

Ice Cream

Yismach Yisroel Westgate Westgate plaza
CREMEThe Avenue Shoppes, 12 America Ave
Sprinkles Gourmet Glatt plaza
Rita’s Open Spring/Summer, in the same plaza as Village Pizza South
Sprinkles South In the Closeout Connection strip mall, with Bun
Yismach Yisroel 4th and Lexington

Takeout

Aisle 9 (grocery)- Nice fleishig selection, arguably best sushi in town
Seasons (grocery)- Good fleishigs and bakery
Gourmet Glatt (grocery) Just about everything, North location is on County Line in Gourmet Glatt plaza next to Chase Bank and South location is in Seagull Square


Catering

R&S - Probably the oldest establishment in town. Most famous for their liver.
Simcha Caterers -
Greenwald Caterers - They have a sort of monopoly on large events/Simchos

Bakeries

Gelbstein’s - On Clifton, next to His Place
Hershel’s in Amazing Savings plaza

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #240 on: December 27, 2020, 06:32:29 PM »
The upper crust
Have you tried the other 3?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #241 on: December 27, 2020, 06:33:34 PM »
Have you tried the other 3?
Yes and they're all good but the upper crust is my favorite. Every single thing I've had there is excellent.
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #242 on: December 27, 2020, 06:35:17 PM »
Yes and they're all good but the upper crust is my favorite. Every single thing I've had there is excellent.
Thanks. Any recommendations?
Anyone else want to chime in?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #243 on: December 27, 2020, 06:37:57 PM »
Ottimo, The Upper crust, Cafotteria or Kalamata?
Ottimo or Cafotteria

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #244 on: December 27, 2020, 07:02:35 PM »
Ottimo or Cafotteria
Ottimo, The Upper crust, Cafotteria or Kalamata?
For lunch Cafotteria, Dinner Ottimo

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #245 on: December 27, 2020, 07:05:09 PM »
Does Cafotteria add 18% gratuity?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #246 on: December 27, 2020, 07:08:16 PM »
What’s up with bun being closed for weeks ?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #247 on: December 27, 2020, 07:08:34 PM »
Does Cafotteria add 18% gratuity?
No think lower amount

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #248 on: December 27, 2020, 07:08:40 PM »
For lunch Cafotteria
and you better taste their skillet brownies, it's out of this world
Dinner Ottimo
and maybe try my personal favorite, their brussels sprout salad.

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« Reply #249 on: December 27, 2020, 07:09:19 PM »
What’s up with bun being closed for weeks ?
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #250 on: December 27, 2020, 07:09:52 PM »
Ottimo, The Upper crust, Cafotteria or Kalamata?

Kalamata, Coffoteria, Ottimo, Upper Crust, in that order
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #251 on: December 27, 2020, 07:17:58 PM »
Does Cafotteria add 18% gratuity?
I found this absurd after waiting on line for 10 min to order.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #252 on: December 27, 2020, 07:30:15 PM »
Does Cafotteria add 18% gratuity?

8%

I found this absurd after waiting on line for 10 min to order.

I find it very poorly organized
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #253 on: December 27, 2020, 07:34:01 PM »
8%

I find it very poorly organized
Ok 8%.  Still is uncalled for, you are not waited on. You have to stand buy the counter to order prepay and bus boy’s come dropping plates on your table.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #254 on: December 28, 2020, 11:51:28 PM »
Ottimo, The Upper crust, Cafotteria or Kalamata?
Panini cafe, very underrated

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #255 on: December 29, 2020, 12:36:11 AM »
Panini cafe, very underrated
It's a great, homey place with excellent food, though the style is very different than the other places mentioned. Panini Cafe is more of an Israeli style place.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #256 on: December 29, 2020, 12:42:17 AM »
Panini cafe, very underrated

It's great, lunch only
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #257 on: December 29, 2020, 11:55:36 AM »
What’s up with bun being closed for weeks ?
It's open again, per Hefkervelt

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« Reply #258 on: December 30, 2020, 09:04:01 PM »
It's open again, per Hefkervelt
What’s up with bun being closed for weeks ?
Staff had COVID

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
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