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A Toute Heure

232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
+1 908-276-6600
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (14 reviews)
“pork chop” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here is good, but make sure you know this is an upscale level place, so expect to pay at least $50 per person for main course and shared appetizer. Portion size was average to small. Main protein was the right size, but the...More

Thank OPrimeTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant touts itself as a "bistro". The atmosphere may be akin to a bistro but the food is definitely upscale, inventive, beautifully presented and delicious. Between the four of us we had the grilled octopus, the MSC salad, duck, scallops, the catch of the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time at ATH since the new ownership and we were not disappointed! There was a good variety of items on the menu, it was hard to decide. The octopus appetizer was a good portion, tender, and had a great grilled flavor....More

Thank corosz
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Although the menu selections are not extensive, the options are just right at this charming BYOW bistro. My husband and I recently dined there as part of my birthday celebration which the restaurant honored with a tasty scoop of homemade ice cream. Each of the...More

Thank tasteful_10
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I had dinner here with a friend on a Friday night. This place has a very cozy atmosphere and the staff are very attentive. The menu is small but wonderful. I wound up getting 3 dishes from their bites and appetizers section because I couldn't...More

Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Cozy & delicious- perfect bistro - book ahead for dinner as very popular. Mussels a specialty but haven’t had anything here that want just right.

Thank DebKep
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We heard a lot of hype about this restaurant and ventured out during out first snow storm of the season to fulfill a reservation. Glad we came. The Octopus and Oysters were amazing. My pork chop was exceptional. Try the Scallops. Very pleased.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant! The service is always terrific. On our last visit, the octopus and tuna tartare apps were excellent. However, the duck, which was so sensational on our last visit was over cooked and was disappointingly not crispy. Since the restaurant wasn’t busy...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went last night and enjoyed a very pleasant dining experience. Greeted warmly and seated right away. Server, Olivia, was very nice and well-informed. Helped us with our choices. My wife had octopus app and I had shrimp with chorizo and mushrooms. Both were perfectly prepared...More

Thank xsivjosh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I read lot of negative reviews since the restaurant has changed owner. I decided to give it a try anyway. The place was nicely decorated and had a comfy feel. I thought the food was quite disappointing and not worth the price. I took a...More

Thank happymommywith3
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Questions & Answers
Melinna B
6 March 2018|
Response from DebKep | Reviewed this property |
Yes-ramp right up to the front door
Bob H
30 May 2017|
Response from MyTravel2D8 | Reviewed this property |
I had the duck and it was good. The scallops were good. The base for the scallops was a parsnip puree which was too thick for the scallops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
    (Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-6600
  • E-mail
A Toute Heure is a local bistro located in the Centennial Village of Cranford, owned by Andrea & Jim Carbine and open since May of 2007. Offering lunch & dinner, and two special services - a "Last Sunday" brunch and a "Second Saturday" lunch. The menu changes with the seasons each month and features the finest ingredients that local markets, farms, and gardens have to offer - all cleverly combined and offered in delicious dishes prepared by Executive Chef Kara Decker and Pastry Chef Jessica Knik.
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