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Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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279 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-1214
+1 908-665-1755
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Warren, New Jersey
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for a drink while I had to wait for kids to be done with their activities at school :-) Excellent selection of beer. The IPAs are great. Try them all. They also have growlers for you to take home and they charge nominal $2ish dollars for the bottle + beer cost. Excellent way to have fresh beer for... More 

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Thank Sunil L
Summit, New Jersey
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497 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have driven by this place for years, but I finally stopped in a few weeks ago and I've glad I did! The beer is decent and they brew some good beers, which is always a pleasant surprise. The staff and brewmaster, Charlie, were very, very nice and knowledgable; I really enjoyed talking with them. I wasn't that hungry when... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Traveled to this cozy restaurant for a friends BD party. Had the side room with 40 friends and family. Staff from hostesses, bartenders and waiters were all extremely pleasant and did their jobs well. Cosmo cocktail was delicious. Craft beers were good. Food was very good. Atmosphere was fun and cozy but noisey. Enjoyable evening! Wish I lived closer!

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Chatham, New Jersey
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I love this place. Amazing comfort food in a Micro-brewery. The review could end there...I have been visiting Trap Rock for the past five years and have never been disappointed. They offer a seasonal menu and updated beers throughout the year. I recommend the beer sampler. For $11 you get to taste 5 or 6 of the beers on tap.... More 

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Calfon
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

When you have to pay $13.00 plus tax for 2 of their own brewed beers, it's time to buy to six pack at the local liquor store. In addition, we were asked if we wanted a booth, so we said yes. However, when seated we realized that we were in direct line to the "restrooms". Not pleasant at all. The... More 

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Thank MortgageUnderwriter
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice in the menu, varied and prepared professionally. The service around the bar is engaged and knowledgeable and can explain any of the choices. Y feel like Yu are in a neighborhood establishment where people know each other. Or course this is not fine dining. But it is very good. Come with reasonable expectations and you will not be... More 

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Thank OWD1
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Baby back ribs and tile fish were excellent choices. Very good service from Frank. The only negative is that it is noisy. A little difficult to talk. Otherwise great experience.

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Thank BJ G
West Milford, New Jersey
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We dined at this restaurant with 2 other couples. I was surprised that despite our reservations, we still had to wait somewhere around 20-30 minutes for our table. Our reservations were initially for 8pm and the hostess called back to see if we could move them to 8:15pm because there were a lot of people arriving for 8pm reservations. This... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I hosted a birthday party in the upstairs room. We served appetizers and had a delicious cake. Everyone raved about the food, the beer and the ambience. Really nice sized venue for 35 people for appetizer - style. Some seating. Beautiful bar area and great fireplace.

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Thank Holly G
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit, when we were home for a visit, and it was excellent as always. Great menu, a wide variety, and excellent craft brews. Very nice atmosphere as well. The pretzels and the chips are great appetizers. Check it out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922-1214
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Berkeley Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 908-665-1755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?