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Sophie's Bistro

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700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
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Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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West Orange, New Jersey
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196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A pleasure to find Sophie's. Very friendly owner. Excellent service. Way above average bistro dinning. Especially for New Jersey.

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Thank raymond p
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Atmosphere, service, food, all top notch. The location is what it is, but this place could easily transport itself to Princeton and neither be out of place or inferior to any restaurant there. Absolutely worth the drive.

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NJ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to get a different type of food, it's not the same old Italian. I tried escargot for the first time and they were so tender. I had the cassoulet and it was excellent on a cold winter night. Cassoulet isn't on many menus and is complicated to make so I had to get it. The... More 

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Thank DTCNj
Somerset, New Jersey
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has become a regular, their quiche is simply the best. Their desserts are great and the service is to notch.

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Thank Ramon A
Somerset, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is wonderful and cozy restaurant situated in Somerset NJ. The bar is well stocked with a variety of wines to choose from. You can sit at the bar or my favorite by the window where candle lighting invokes European flare. The hostess we had was French and was very attentive. The owner of the restaurant Peter came by and... More 

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Thank Sterling H
Somerset, nj
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very good but pricey The place is cheerful and bright. The service was good. I had lunch there. I would go back again

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Thank nancydavis
Central Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love going here. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is cozy in a neighborhood you would never expect it. The servers and owner make you feel like you are family.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The salads and appetizers were awesome, but dinner was just okay. I will have to try it again, but maybe get a salad and two appetizers (yes, the mushroom tart was that good).

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

About 3.5 stars would be accurate. The servings are large and the wait staff are excellent. The noise level was tolerable even though the house was full on the night we dined here. They distributed three separate menus, each progressively longer than the previous one. The first offered a special for two that involved choices among several appetizers, main courses... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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207 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I'm going to commit a general review, by that I mean, we've been coming to this wonderful restaurant for many years. It's always, always fantastic, from the super friendly service to the fantastic French Onion soup, it's always top notch and you just can't go wrong eating here. We usually go on your way to The State for a show,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-7778
Description
Classic French Bistro

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