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Sophie's Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Coquimbito, Argentina
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has been a place for french confont food, but it was always short of the standard. This time there was a noticeable improvement. The steak frites was delicious, rather than just acceptable, and the berry crepe was outstanding. The pate was good, but with too many trimmings, sometimes less is more. Service was professionally efficient and pleasant.

Thank ManuelLucero
Somerset, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great food, great service, great people, great atmosphere. They aim to please and they don't fall short. It rivals any bistro I've frequented in Europe. Make sure to say hello to owner Peter. He has the best sense of humor.

Thank expertfund
Belle Mead
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a wonderful place for date night, a celebration or dinner with friends. The owner Peter will make you feel welcome immediately as he stops by to introduce himself and to check that you are having an enjoyable experience. The food is fantastic, especially the classic french dishes. Be sure to same room for dessert too1

Thank Gail M
Somerset, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Peter Mack has a great staff, eclectic menu and the food is always good. A GREAT ,RELIABLE, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT.

Thank peachfuzz137
Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is NOT to be missed. The decor is French provincial. The service knowledgeable and impeccable. The bread fresh and warm, The appetizers a real.warm up including a three cheese fondue, escargot, and mushroom pie... Pork chops lemon encrusted, beef bourginon, and coquilles St. Jacques completed the meal portion; all artfully served. Deserts. Ahh tis crepe season and creme brulee,... More 

Thank Irv B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited this restaurant on our way through the area on Saturday night and what a great find. They were very accommodating on getting a reservation. We sat in a very nice private dining room. The menu was quite extensive and gave a lot of opportunity to order a wonderful meal. We started off with their French onion soup and... More 

Thank David D
Somerset, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Excellent food. Lots of vegetarian options as well. My favorite is the veg burger with sweet potato fries

1 Thank Desi-guys
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Probably have been there 6 times. Always a solid meal. Menu doesn't change, just a few specials as additions. Wait staff has some veterans who have been there a long time. Good appetizers, soups, main courses, desert, wine! Solid.

Thank TheSnite
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Sophie's never disappoints. The wait staff is great and owner incredibly friendly. Their food is unusual and always delicious. This is a hidden gem, for sure.

Thank Genevieve S
Somerset, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Sophie's is a wonderful French restaurant that seems out of place on some levels. It' seem more like a place you'd find in Princeton or Red Bank. That being said the meals are not that expensive and it is in area with a mix of other cuisines, but none are in fine dining atmosphere like Sophie's... It is definitely a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-7778
Classic French Bistro

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