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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
Smokey Joe Order only, WhatsApp 347-743-5648

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
Mike’s

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 #460 on: December 26, 2021, 10:39:51 AM »
Agree with this
Also pizza plus and j2 South
Village south also very good
And pizza place and pizzano. Did we get all of them yet?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #461 on: December 26, 2021, 12:07:37 PM »
And pizza place and pizzano. Did we get all of them yet?
upper crust in todd plaza is my go to place on south side

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #462 on: December 26, 2021, 12:08:25 PM »
Went to Smokey Hill. Good and tasty smoked meat without much creative on the menu. Quick service nice place would go back. More in the league of Entrée than Estreia. Total bill 185 of which about 80 was for a long bone rib. They gave complementary lineage cabernet and Moscato. The sauce for pulled beef and chicken was on the spicy side so that will depend on your taste.

where is smokey hill?

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #463 on: December 26, 2021, 12:20:47 PM »
where is smokey hill?
Where Village Pizza south used to be, before they moved to the other side of their plaza. Near the former Blue Ribbon.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #464 on: December 26, 2021, 04:08:54 PM »
Where Village Pizza south used to be, before they moved to the other side of their plaza. Near the former Blue Ribbon.
along with Olivera although that didn't last long

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #465 on: December 26, 2021, 05:02:02 PM »
Village pizza, smokey hill, shwarma is all 1 owner

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #466 on: December 26, 2021, 05:19:34 PM »
Village pizza, smokey hill, shwarma is all 1 owner
You sure about that? I know Pita Hut and Village Pizza are the same owner, but unless Hillel from Smokey Hill has him as a silent partner, I don't think he's involved.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #467 on: December 30, 2021, 10:37:05 PM »
What’s the average tab at Smokey Hill?
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #468 on: December 30, 2021, 10:56:12 PM »


What’s the average tab at Smokey Hill?



Went to Smokey Hill.

Total bill 185 of which about 80 was for a long bone rib.

I had an appetizer and long rib, my wife had a soup and a main. 185 is including gratuity so the rib was half the bill. This means it will vary greatly depending on what you order.
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #469 on: December 31, 2021, 12:24:16 AM »
What’s the average tab at Smokey Hill?



I had an appetizer and long rib, my wife had a soup and a main. 185 is including gratuity so the rib was half the bill. This means it will vary greatly depending on what you order.
Someone I know just went and spent $270 for two people. They said they expected it to be lower, but they ordered baby back ribs without knowing the price and it was $90.

Wine is complimentary IINM.

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« Reply #470 on: December 31, 2021, 12:26:49 AM »
 
Someone I know just went and spent $270 for two people. They said they expected it to be lower, but they ordered baby back ribs without knowing the price and it was $90.

Wine is complimentary IINM.
I guess they don't have a liquor license, so they can't sell alcohol?
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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #471 on: December 31, 2021, 12:33:09 AM »



Wine is complimentary IINM.


They gave complementary lineage cabernet and Moscato.


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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #472 on: December 31, 2021, 01:14:59 AM »
You sure about that? I know Pita Hut and Village Pizza are the same owner, but unless Hillel from Smokey Hill has him as a silent partner, I don't think he's involved.
Don't know if/how he's involved, but Sarah Lasry did a review a while ago (it's on smokey hill instagram page) and the owner of pita hut was there with Hillel getting the feedback.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #473 on: December 31, 2021, 01:20:11 AM »
Don't know if/how he's involved, but Sarah Lasry did a review a while ago (it's on smokey hill instagram page) and the owner of pita hut was there with Hillel getting the feedback.
Yup, pretty sure he's a partner.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #474 on: December 31, 2021, 03:19:12 AM »
Good and reasonably priced pizza?
Pizza fun on 2nd street. Delicious and reasonable. Has some good jalapeño topped slices if you care for it.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #475 on: December 31, 2021, 10:23:53 AM »
You sure about that? I know Pita Hut and Village Pizza are the same owner, but unless Hillel from Smokey Hill has him as a silent partner, I don't think he's involved.

100%. hes there some nights running things. Hillel is just cookin away.

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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #476 on: January 09, 2022, 12:49:31 AM »
Went to Char-Q last week.
Ambience was great and we really loved every dish.
Thai chili cauliflower App was 10/10
Duck tacos 9.5/10
Surprise streak and rib eye were absolutely flavorful and delicious
Overall we loved every dish we ordered but it was pricey.
We were 4 people, had 4 apps, 3 mains, 3 cocktails and glass of wine, 2 desserts and drinks. Total was almost 600


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Re: Lakewood, NJ Restaurants Master Thread
« Reply #479 on: January 11, 2022, 07:35:39 PM »
Yes Smokey hill and village pizza and pita hut are all the same owner…..heard it from the owner himself

Btw pita hut is hands down the best shwarma in Lakewood….if u disagree u lose all your nemunos on food