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Village Green Restaurant

36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
+1 201-445-2914
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
“branzino” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

A friend of mine convinced us to meet at this restaurant as he ate here before. So glad we made the trip and cant wait to go back. We had the Pre Fixe 6 course meal and the food was excellent. Was also surprised was...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank valwed
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Was introduced to this restaurant by a work colleague, who had been here before and raved about it. We had the 3 course lunch tasting course. Absolutely delicious, fresh and serving sizes were very adequate. Pleasant and efficient waiter. I am recommending this restaurant to...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this restaurant. We had a salad to start that contained lots of succulent lobster. Our main courses were fresh and plentiful. The fish was delicious! There was a small delay in our order, and we received desserts on the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank mwinegeek
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Small and intimate, the food was presented beautifully and was delicious The salmon was flavorful and moist and a nice-sized portion However, some of the other diners felt their portions of other choices were small Everyone ordered the Lunch Tasting Menu Parking in Ridgewood, especially...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank sheila g
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The food was fantastic - I've eaten at a few "nice" restaurants lately that have disappointed, and this one definitely did not. I came with a business group of about 10-15. I ordered the steak and it was fabulous - tender, tasty ... the chimichurri...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank theduckies11
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We save Village Green for special nights with friends, then we order the tasting menu, five delectable courses, which we even have fun choosing. It is a very friendly place, where we never feel rushed, and the service is super-professional but not overzealous. For instance....More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank ladylawyer1
Reviewed 7 February 2016

My son picked the restaurant (we were celebrating his "50" birthday - he was coming from NYC and we were coming from Bridgewater. Many restaurants were already booked for a Saturday night but Village Green had an opening at 5:30 p.m. (that time worked for...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank tango2
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Several owners over 30 years but the food seems to remain at a consistently high level. Lots of spaces for quiet conversation and adequate service. Open Mondays since most other nicer restaurants are closed.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank 7,57,983
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We had the lunch tasting was excellent. If we lived closer this would be a place we would frequent. Don't miss the dessert.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank dlane35
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Village Green is a staple in Ridgewood. The food and ambiance are terrific. The staff is very welcoming and accommodating, you will never be disappointed, the food is remarkable.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Maura T
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Svetlana A
30 January 2018|
Response from Michelle K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is BYOB! Good thing because it is an expensive restaurant, but well worth it. I have never seen any kids there and it is somewhat on the smaller side. One of my favorite restaurants in the area.
16 July 2016|
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Response from sheila g | Reviewed this property |
Since they are an upscale dining establishment, I would think they would accommodate their patrons
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-445-2914
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New American Cuisines. Fine Dinning.
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