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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” (3 reviews)
“branzino” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

We dined at Village Green and sampled the tasting menu. It was delicious, beautifully presented, and we enjoyed the meal very much. However there were three things that left what can only be described as a bad taste in our mouths. First, the cioppino, which...More

Thank grilledpeaches
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Our recent experience was consistent with that of the other reviewers and with my own from previous visits. We enjoyed the tasting menu, which incorporated a variety of tastes, and had a thoroughly enjoyable, unhurried evening. Service was efficient, knowledgeable and unobtrusive. While it is...More

2  Thank srl56
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We have been eating in Village Green since 2005; quite regularly, 2-3 times a year. Not once would it disappoint us. The chef has changed, the menus are changing frequently, but the quality of food remains top class. We are going always for tasting menus:...More

1  Thank Malgosia G
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We had chosen the Village Green for a double birthday celebration with friends, based on it's reputation as one of the top restaurants in Ridgewood !!! We were undecided what to order, when we kept eyeing the tasting menu. 4 items, 5 courses !!!!! One...More

1  Thank Pubkahn
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Came to the Village Green for a family wedding shower. The food was outstanding. The service beyond believable. So accommodating and attentive. EVERYONE at the shower commented on the great food and service. I can't recommend this place enough. Kudos to the owner!! I live...More

Thank Shelleyg77
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This is one of the few restaurants in Ridgewood which is open on a Monday night. The Caesar salad is a work of art and delicious. I had the angry octopus which was done very well and spicey. The place was not crowded and the...More

Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We have come here several times and have never been disappointed. It's our go to place when we want to treat ourselves. The seabass and gnocchi are delicious! The only thing I wish is that they would warm the bread - it's so much better...More

1  Thank Guzman525
Reviewed 21 March 2014

One of our very favorite local restaurants, usually with family and / or friends - consistently exceptional, and have provided previous reviews - However, had to provide an update - Very impressed with a recent event for a restaurant full of diners !!

Thank nhhaig
Reviewed 27 December 2013

we had dinner at the VG a couple of weeks ago. we had eaten there about 10 years ago, and it was really excellent. we wanted to give it another try, and i was a bit nervous because i had heard some mixed reviews. we...More

Thank R T
Reviewed 9 December 2013

We've been to Village Green many times. It never disappoints. It is one of my favourite places in New Jersey and I am not tempted by chefs in Manhattan. Village Green offers a tasting menu of 5 courses and a la carte. We always take...More

Thank Malgosia G
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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
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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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