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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

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American, Bar, Pub
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1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
+1 609-652-0544
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Fishkill, New York
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful restaurant in a small shopping area. The staff is friendly and efficient, the Philly Cheese Steak was great and there is a good choice of tap beer. All in all, recommended and we will return.

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Thank Dondi22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is always top quality, service is always fast and pleasant and the prices are reasonable. We love the rustic decor and being in the heart of Smithville you couldn't ask for more.

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal on a Saturday afternoon. They did not seem to take reservations, so we had to put our name in and wait. The wait was about 20 minutes. They do not come outside to call your name; you must be in the lobby to hear your name called. The area is not that big; only enough... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in super cute historic Smithville! My husband and I both very much enjoyed our meals! We were looking for something casual and "pubby". It fit the bill!

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try the Nachos, or the dinner specials there is a certain time for these, I also enjoy the burgers. The bar is charming!

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Thank Angelsinthepines
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, United States
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting South Jersey we constantly were told about Historic Smithville. So we went to Fred and Ethel's. It had a nice historic touch. The food was great, our server was wonderful. What more is there to say: Go to Fred and Ethel's.

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Thank Robert W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch at the bar. Nice place. Our waitress took good care of us. I had the cheese quesadilla and my husband had a cheesesteak-like burger that he said was delicious.

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Thank Susan S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Took a chance on Fred & Ethel's while visiting Smithville on a Weds afternoon in the fall. A nice tavern atmosphere. Ordered Blu Cheese Burger and California Burger. Both burgers were prepared according to order and came within about 10 minutes. Waiter was friendly. Probably the only recommendation is to consider adding homemade or gourmet potato chips instead of out... More 

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nestled among the great shops in Smithville is Fred & Ethel's Tavern. Our bike group does a 50-60 mile loop starting and ending in Smithville. By the time we are done, we are good and hungry - Fred & Ethel's never disappoints. Burgers are amazing. Everything is tasty and plentiful. Wait staff is always great. We look forward to this... More 

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Thank Tracey B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got married last weekend at the Smithville Inn. We decided to have our after party at Fred and Ethel's. We had an absolute blast. The food was delicious and the staff was so friendly and accomdating. We will definitely be back soon. Thank you for making our wedding night one to remember!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0544

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