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Gas Light Brewery-restaurant

) #35 of 48 Restaurants in South Orange $$ - $$$ American, ,
15 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1716
+1 973-762-7077
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible32%
Travellers talk about
“gator burger” (3 reviews)
“pastrami” (4 reviews)
“smoked meat” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
15 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1716
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only thing salvageable about this place is that they were able to make us a quick pizza before the kitchen closed at 10:45!! The beer was warm and somewhat flat. Was looking forward to a tall cold one after traveling from the West Coast...was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beer is fantastic, but we were literally the only people there on a Saturday night. The service just stood in the corner and stared at us, which was very unnerving, but the owner was staring at him so I understood. The menu for food...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Not sure how this place is in business. The owners are rude, disrespectful and simply should not be able to interact with humans. They do not know how to run a business. To be clear - this place is a dump and should be shutdown....More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Have their own craft beers on tap, and an unusually broad menu for a bar. German specialties like bratwurst and sauerbraten, pastrami, fish tacos, pulled pork sandwiches etc. Very eclectic and most of it pretty decent. Has bar area and separate dining room. I prefer...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

came to this place while killing time between a wedding and the reception, consumed a couple of pints, and appetizers and sampled a few of the dessert items. very good

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Good brewpub, my tuna steak was grilled to a beautiful med rare and others enjoyed the BBQ pulled chicken and pork. Lost 1 star only because of slower than expected service during pre-show hours on a Sat night. And we did NOT have reservations.

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

They have good house brews and a nice mix of unique micro brews. Good bar "scene" with local color in and out. Not fancy not stuffy great spot for a couple beers and basic greasy fries nachos but above all others try their anti-gator burger...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to get food in town. Yup I'm a local and I come here enough to enjoy everything they have to offer. Don't believe the other reviews since everyone is treated fairly.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

The German food is a nice alternative to the usual pub grub. Interesting specials. The wait staff is not always attentive.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I used to come here all the time, The menu has changed somewhat and I miss the fried oysters - they were unbelievable - don't know why they were taken off the menu. Very good food, excellent salads, nice sized portions (I always take some...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1716
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-762-7077
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