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Archetypus Cafe

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264 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
+1 201-941-0609
18:00 - 00:30
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Sun 16:00 - 00:30
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 00:30
Fri 18:00 - 01:30
Sat 16:00 - 01:30
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Monroe, New York
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

so been chatting online and speaking with a new romantic interest. Basically, we decided Edgewater was mutually convenient and stumbled upon this place as our destination to get together. It was a good choice as we have "all been there", do not want to commit to a full meal and want something more than a loud / busy Starbucks process... More 

Thank callme
North Bergen, New Jersey
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to go to enjoy the scenario but foodI is over priced for what it's offered. You will be delightful with the beautiful human arts they have all over the place but be prepared to have only a sandwich, deserts and pay $60 and up.

Thank Vivian Paola L
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This place definitely has an awesome and unique atmosphere. Each table in the back has its own little cave. I have only had dinner here once, which was ok but their desserts are AMAZING. They are big enough to share with 2 or 3 people depending on how much you eat. They don't take reservations and they can have a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Came for dinner on a Wed nite; doors open at 6; we did not have a reservation but we were able to be seated right away since we got there as the place opened. This has been a place I have wanted to visit for awhile so very happy to have had the opportunity to do so. This is a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

They have awesome desserts! The selection is great. They also have other food options like quesadillas and other snacks. Drinks are also available. Very dark inside it's fun to go with a date or a group of friends.

Thank cgarcia0907
Edgewater, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went with boyfriend at the time, we got a corner booth....not going to lie, got a little claustrophobic. It's like you're inside of a mountain ride at Disney but can sit and eat in candle light...super dark. Great thing, it's BYOB and it's private so it can be romantic....it can also be a little awkward if you're in a corner... More 

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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196 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I usually go here for dinner and dessert and I love my experience every time. The most recent time I came here I just got dessert. My sister and I sat outside on a nice night in the beautiful courtyard. We both had the strawberry lemonade to drink (it's so sweet and delicious). My sister ordered the "Ariel" sundae and... More 

Thank farrelma
West New York, New Jersey
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

They open at 4pm so no lunch. One of a kind ambience. Instead of tables there are private cute caves. I am not giving it 5* since veggie options are very less (maybe 2-3) and they are not very promising compared to the amazing non-veg food. There desserts are to die for. Never seen so many options just for dessert.

Thank RanjanDutta
Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I kept telling my friends I wanted to do something different. So my daughter found this place and it is definitely unique. We had a blast and the food is good too!

Thank 1BrownEyedGirl
West New York, New Jersey
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Husband and I went for a date night. Ambiance was cute and different. Each seating looks like caves so you have a bit more privacy. Music was soft and light was dim. Service was good and even offered us free tea at the end which was extremely nice. The desserts were huge and delicious. You can't go wrong with any... More 

Thank banole

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
18:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020-1005
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: +1 201-941-0609

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?