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Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern

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American, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub
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2 Vernon Crossing Road, Vernon, NJ 07462
+1 973-764-2600
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Vernon, New Jersey
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there for a casual dinner with my husband, and we both enjoyed it. The prices are reasonable, the wait staff was friendly (and really hustling), and we enjoyed everything we ordered. The wings appetizer was particularly tasty and highly recommended.

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1 Thank Patti B
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Patti, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us at Smokey's. Our chef, Joe, is always experimenting with new culinary concepts. Sometimes they work out, and sometimes they don't. We are happy that you liked our wings, which have become a favorite in the last few years. We look forward to your visiting... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for some of Smokey's great wings and was not disappointed! Had the Dingoe and the Blue Cheese sauce. And I love the Pulled Pork Potato Skins! So good! My wife had the Personal Margherita pizza and was reminded WHY she lives to come here! We drive an hour to get here and we're leaving happy!

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2 Thank Frank D
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Frank, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased that you like our wings (a really popular item) and our other menu choices! We look forward to seeing you and your wife again when you're in the neighborhood! More 

Hewitt
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202 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We tried this yesterday, we were very happy with our meals. We had gone for lunch and the place was starting to get busy right before we left. We ordered onion rings for an appetizer and they were cooked to perfection. I enjoy a horseradish dip and our waitress made it for us! I had the grilled chicken breast BLT,... More 

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Thank PinkCat14
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear PinkCat14, Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate it when our guests take the time to let others know about their experience at Smokey's. Happy New Year to you! More 

nj
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The food was good, the place looks good but the atmosphere was not welcoming and the service was poor and staff was not friendly.

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Thank niki271
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Niki, There is always a manager on duty. When you spoke to him/her, what was the reply? We are sorry this happened to you, but please ask for Mgr. Chris Lennon the next time you are around Vernon, or simply call him at 973-764-2600. Thank you, Peter More 

Bergen County, NJ
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stopped here on the way home from Crystal Springs. We couldn't have been more happy! It was delicious and service was great! We wished we would have went here instead of the restaurant at the hotel the night before! I would highly recommend and will definitely return!

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1 Thank KrystinDomenica
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Krystin, Please excuse my delayed response. . . I wanted to let you know that we really appreciate your taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. It's a valuable guest resource for all of us, and we are grateful for your kind words. Thank you, Peter More 

Vernon, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been here several times and the food is never worth the money I have spent on it. Most recently my boyfriend and I ordered a pizza on a Sunday night ahead of time for pick up. He gets the pizza and it is burnt past the point of being edible. He immediately goes inside asking for them to... More 

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1 Thank Kiralily
bizdata, Public Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Kiralily, there is always a manager on duty. When you spoke to him/her, what was the reply? We are sorry this happened to you, but please ask for Mgr. Chris Lennon the next time you are around Vernon, or simply call him at 973-764-2600. More 

Port Jervis, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Expensive for lunch Spent 16.00 thought it Was expensive! I got a lot of food had To take some of it home

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Thank ArriveAlive56
NJ
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We eat here about every few weeks. We have better than average and lower than average meals. Service is spotty as well.It is definitely a friendly atmosphere with average pricing.

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1 Thank hanskitchens
Vernon, New Jersey
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Almost every time we have eaten here, we have left happy and satisfied. The servers, for the most part, are very attentive as is the manager.The entrees are a little pricey which is why I tend to get a sandwich or salad and I was surprised at the $9.00 charge to add steak to my daughter's salad. If I have... More 

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1 Thank Denise S
Freeport, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place came highly recommended, but the service was incredibly slow and the food was disappointing. The waitress seemed overwhelmed and it would have been helpful if there was a designated person for preparing non alcoholic drinks and desserts. We had a salad and a pizza and were there 2 hours. After 730 pm. We won't be back.

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Thank Robincascobay
bizdata, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Robin, We are sorry that your experience was not up to our standards. Can I ask you to please contact our manager, Chris, the next time you decide to join us, and give him an opportunity to make it up to you? Thank you and sorry for the delayed response, Peter More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Vernon Crossing Road, Vernon, NJ 07462
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 973-764-2600

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