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Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille

1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
+1 973-539-6666
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“crab bisque” (18 reviews)
“steak” (132 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Starters: Brie pie was cold, the dough was awful. Vegetables in balsamic sauce were indistinguishable from each other. Caprese salat was made using slogan "The more the better". Mozarella was cut in half inch thick pieces; tomatoes were sour; there was almost no dressing at...More

1  Thank yvo109
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Rod's was pretty good. My wife and I have been to many steak houses and love our steaks! We both got the filet. Neither of them were hot, just warm. Cooked/prepared as asked but not sure why they weren't hot. Pricey at $190 with tip...More

Thank Caesar R
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This restaurant in the historic Madison Hotel never fails to impress. Our steaks were tender, flavorful and done to our liking. The crab bisque was excellent. Sides of wild mushrooms, fried onion strings and roesti potatoes were great. And it was topped off with a...More

Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I had a business dinner at Rod's recently. The restaurant is co-located with the boutique-oriented Madison Hotel - though it's possible to use the restaurant and never enter the hotel portion. The insides and ambiance of Rod's are excellent. Warm. Interesting. They are trying to...More

Thank Craig A
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback, Karl F I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your recent visit to Rod's. I would encourage you to contact me directly to discuss this matter. Sincerely, Jerry Keller jkeller@themadisonhotel.com or 973-539-6666

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have to preface this with I had been to Rod's dozens and dozens of times - over 30 years and always with great satisfaction. It was my birthday so I got to choose where we went. I chose Rod's. (over Ruth Chris, Roots or...More

1  Thank CMNew1207
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Food great. Service, not so great. The band at the bar was so loud, that we could barely hear each other talk - so NOT romantic. Strongly suggest that when you make a reservation you ask if this is going to be a band night...More

Thank billp25
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback, I'm sorry that your recent visit wasn't up to standards. Please contact me directly if you would like to discuss this matter further. Sincerely, Jerry Keller jkeller@themadisonhotel.com

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with great meal, drinking options and fantastic service. It is not cheap, but the quality of meal and service pays it off. Must do in case you look for a good steak.

Thank Marcelo R
Reviewed 28 November 2016

As I was growing up, I spent many pleasant dinners at Rods with my Father, Mother and siblings. I recently visited Rods Steak and Seafood Grille with my family to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary. We ate in the traincar which is a Pullman dining...More

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I made reservation for lunch via open table and got 1215 pm since 1230pm was taken,no note that there is no lunch,only brunch which we did not know until we got there,then we had to struggle you get a table, service was slow,and we had...More

Thank julinka
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and a nice place! I stayed at the Madison Hotel and this is the restaurant that is in the hotel area. I was very positively surprised and really liked the place. Two nice bars and a pleasant resturant with several good options on...More

Thank G_Hedman
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thank you for your feedback I'm sorry that your recent visit wasn't up to standards, please contact me directly to discuss this matter. Sincerely, Jerry Keller jkeller@themadisonhotel.com

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
    (Madison Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: New Jersey Transit Trains and Bus at our doorstep. Convent Station New Jersey
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Morristown
  • Phone Number: +1 973-539-6666
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Madison Hotel
Welcome to New Jersey's Legendary Steak House Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, an area landmark and winner of New Jersey Monthly's 'Best Steakhouse' award, offers lunch and dinner daily as well as the finest Sunday Brunch in New Jersey. The restaurant's new design, rich wood paneling and highly polished brass, lends a classic elegance to the sophisticated atmosphere. For an intimate and unique experience, dinner aboard the private Parlour Cars is sure to be remembered. Formerly the private domain of the rich and famous, these beautifully refurbished, turn of the century railway cars are exquisitely complimented by the haute cuisine of Rod's esteemed Executive Chef.
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