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) #2 of 63 Restaurants in Cranford ₹₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
+1 908-276-4026
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“halibut” (10 reviews)
“prix fixe” (8 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
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Reviews (139)
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've been to Pairings a number of times since it opened in 2011. It's an elegant place (high end) and a great place if you and your spouse are looking to go out with another couple for dinner. They have love seat (2 seat chair)...More

1  Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Pairings is an elegant feeling restaurant in downtown Cranford. This was our second visit. While the menu is limited, the offerings are filled with unique and local ingredients. We chose the beet salad and ravioli to start; the salmon and the halibut with scallops as...More

Thank ukulelecat2
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is an elegant, though expensive, restaurant with a limited menu, but food that is usually well prepared. My family and I have eaten here several times with nice dining experiences. But after the last time we will never go back, and will never recommend...More

Thank Simonizzze
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a dreamy restaurant. Really beautiful ant tastefully decorated. Food is made out of scratch. Definitly a gastronomic experience. It's a BYOB so please bring your best bottle so pairing your pairing can be just fantastic. The attention was superb. 100% recommend this lovely...More

Thank Rosangel M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

From beginning to end, great experience. Food was spot on and decor was very nice. Waiter was a great addition to the meal.

Thank MIchael C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

held a wedding reception/dinner here for about 50 people and the Pairings staff and food was outstanding. Starting with the appetizers of many varieties/fresh and tasty. Staff very attentive to water glasses/wine re fills. Owners are present all the time/ ensuring all details were attended...More

Thank terrymR3609FK
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Came across this place looking for a special place to take my wife for her birthday. Parings fits the bill in every way. A beautiful romantic dining room with a hip NYC feel to it. Excellent friendly service and fantastic food. We had a wonderful...More

Thank slscottxny
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Even my husband, the vegetarian New York restaurant snob, agreed, the food at Pariing was delicious--with adult human-sized portions. The host was very welcoming, the wait staff attentive, the ambience lovely. We sampled fish, poultry and pasta dishes--all were great.

Thank KathLor1927
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Our son and his fiancée were visiting for the holidays, and her parents came from Indiana to our home to meet our family for the first time. We chose Pairings to hold this important dinner because we knew that the food would be imaginative and...More

Thank Vickie W
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I went for a business meeting with a large group. The food was exceptional and the service was spot on. Will definitely be back for a causal meal in the future.

Thank mombrellino
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is there a regular Sunday brunch or only pre arranged parties?
25 April 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from camc | Property representative |
We have brunch on Mother's Day. The rest of the year we schedule private events for groups of 25 to 110.
Is there a corkage fee? If so, what is it? Thank you!
4 September 2016|
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Response from 111JCB | Reviewed this property |
No corkage fee. Enjoy! and Happy New Year
Do you have steak on the menu and if so, what cut?
4 June 2016|
Response from Oldjoep | Reviewed this property |
Normally NOT. The menu changes by season. Best way to determine if it does is to check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
    (10 Walnut Ave for GPS - South Ave East and Walnut Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit: Bus and Train (Raritan Valley Line) RR Station in Cranford town center across the street
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-4026
  • E-mail
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