Comfort Suites at Woodbridge
1275 Route 1 & 9 South
Avenel, NJ 07001
Phone: (732) 396-3000
Fax: (732) 943-7768
A humble house from the 19th Century was transformed into a splendid dining establishment serving delectable American cuisine, known as The Rail House 1449. Try out their tantalizing preparations of calamari, scallops, lamb, chicken and duck preparations. Ornate and contemporary art lining up the walls of this place, lends to it an elegant blend of the old and new. In winters huddle up close to the fireplace to dine in its warmth. On Sundays, visit this place for a wonderful brunch fare that can be feasted on, while seated at their gorgeous patio.
Luciano's is a delightful restaurant that offers its guests a fine selection of traditional Italian fare. With dishes like Grilled Filet Mignon Medallions, Portobello & Talleggio Crusted Salmon, and a variety of classic and signature pastas, you are sure to leave with an appetite that has been thoroughly whetted and a deep sense of satisfaction. Pick a wine from the excellent selection on offer, or complement your meal with a sumptuous cocktail from the bar instead. The chef's tasting menu is a great choice if you are unable to decide what to order, with a choice between four or five courses that may include wine if you so please. Luciano's also provides catering and is available on hire for private events. The bar and lounge remain open until 12:30a daily, with happy hours, drink specials and live performances making it the perfect setting for a pre- or post-dinner drink. Set within a warm and inviting ambiance, with genuine and attentive service, Luciano's Ristorante will soon become your go to choice for simple and delicious Italian treats.
This chic Asian fusion establishment is the place to go for an upscale dinner or date night in Linden. An Asian decor theme can be seen throughout with dark wood accents, contemporary lantern lighting, large saltwater aquariums, backlit bar, outdoor patio, and of course, the obligatory sushi bar. The tabletop barbecue will delight patrons as they watch their cuisine cook right in front of their eyes. From inventive sushi rolls like the Toasted Banana Mama, or the coconut curry bowl to fill seafood entrees, Dragonfly is sure to whet your appetite.
Start your day right with a visit to Knot Just Bagels. Their menu features bagels, breakfast sandwiches, muffins, and brownies. If you've never had a spinach bagel or a strawberry bagel, here's your chance to try one out. Add on spreads like jelly, peanut butter, lox spread, and, of course, cream cheese, for a flavorful breakfast. At lunch, visit for filling sandwiches, wraps, and salads.
JJ. Bitting Brewing Company is a longstanding brewery in New Jersey. As the first in the state post prohibition, it prides itself on home-grown brews and a sustainable brewing philosophy. Occupying a three-story building, their pub downstairs boasts of an array of ales. Sample their Victoria's Golden Ale, Avenel Amber or JJ's Raspberry Wheat with classic American grills and bar fare. Visit the top floor to get a glimpse of the manufacturing process and state-of-the-art equipment. This place occasionally hosts several live gigs and culinary events as well.
Ristorante Venezia, as the name suggests, brings northeastern Italian flavors to the streets of Woodbridge. This family-owned establishment, with head chef Vesel's expertise, boasts delicious Italian classics like pasta, antipasti, insalate and signature meat preparations in wine sauces like Pollo Valdostano and Vitello Santa Elena. Choose a wine from the extensive cellar that forms the centerpiece of the room and is loaded with French, Californian, Chilean and native Italian varieties. The external facade of exposed bricks makes for a rustic and inviting exterior and is great for large groups and private parties.
La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppe is nicknamed the cookie jar, and rightfully so. Out of the ovens at this family-run bakery come a host of scrumptious delicacies to appease your sweet tooth. Choose from an array of cookies, cakes, cannolis, pastries and pies in inventive flavors and numerous varieties. The cream puffs and chocolate eclairs are a must-try, made from fresh ingredients, homemade recipes and baked to perfection.
Named after the famous beach in Bombay, where all the Indian junk food you can possibly stomach is available, Chowpatty sure lives up to its reputation of being a topnotch restaurant. Chowpatty is a pure vegetarian restaurant catering the largest menu amongst the Indian restaurants anywhere. They serve around 500 different varieties of vegetarian food in their catering menu. The restaurant has catered in different parts of the US for up to 10,000 guests. During the last decade, Chowpatty has catered for parties, religious ceremonies, weddings, birthdays and baby showers.
Relish the outstanding Macadamia Nut Chicken at Kona Grill, an American restaurant and acclaimed sushi bar. The venue is immensely popular among the locals and therefore quite crowded. Thus, be sure to book the reservations in advance. The Miso Soup, a trademark of Japanese cuisine, bowls one over, as does the Pan-Seared Ahi. The American part of the menu contains steaks, Turkey Burger and Jerk Chicken. The cocktails in the bar are flavorful and provide an added kick to the night. Enjoy the happy hours with friends listening to music and sipping cool drinks. The service is good and staff is polite.
Michael Savvis and his family established Bistro 1051, to offer residents and visitors to Clark an upscale dining space for the entire family. The menu features alluring fares of pastas, pizzas, breads, salads, seafood and meat cooked in the Italian flair. Sit at the sushi bar and let your plate, filled with fresh catch from the sea garnished with sauces, come to you. Those who would love the warmth of the sun shining upon them can dine at the atrium. Nestled within the Clarkton Shopping Center, visit this restaurant for a break from your shopping spree.
If you enjoy eating pizza and are a fan of Indian cuisine, then Papa Pancho's is definitely the place for you. Combining the best of both cuisine worlds, Papa Pancho's pizzas are unique in that the dough is reminiscent of naan bread. You can choose from either classics such as pepperoni pizza or Indian toppings that include paneer and tandoori chicken. Gelato ice cream is offered for dessert, so you can fulfill both your savory and sweet cravings.
The Karaikudi Chettinad Restaurant on Oak Tree Road in Edison serves Southern Indian cuisine that is specific to a region in South India. Offering an elaborate Chettinad feast that is known for its spicy and curried meat and fish preparations, the menu here is a brilliant mix of various vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The meen kuzhambu, comes highly recommended, also not to be missed here are the weekend buffets that are a real treat!