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Van Gogh's Ear Cafe

1017 Stuyvesant Ave, Union, NJ 07083-6024
+1 908-810-1844
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“falafel wrap” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1017 Stuyvesant Ave, Union, NJ 07083-6024
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The restaurant was pretty cool. The ambience is nice. The servers were very personable. The food was tasty. I was presently surprised and enjoyed my visit.

Thank skcabrozar
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The potato appetizer was great. Service was kind of slow. Reminds me of the hippie places in the Bay Area in California.

Thank fauxmaven
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This place is great. Artsy and friendly staff. The place is clean and it’s a pretty popular. The drinks and food are good and reasonably priced.

Thank aminasuha
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have been going here to meet up with my Book Club friends. This place has such a great atmosphere to just sit around, open a bottle of wine and enjoy the food. My only criticism is on the last visit our very favorite desert,...More

Thank Randi B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have to say I did not think that this place was anything special until you walked in. Teh decor is just great and reminds me of my old place in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We ordered pizza, chicken burrito and special flavored iced tea and...More

Thank Monirul79
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great little spot. Enjoyed our sandwiches and pizza. Falafel wrap was great Chicken wrap good And personal pizza very good Friendly staff and wonderful ambiance My lemonade was perfect We'll be back some evening for music

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The menu is diverse but limited. The service was good and so was the food. It's a nice place to enjoy a quiet lunch by yourself or with the family.

Thank beachbound3909
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Menu isn't extensive but includes lots of interesting options. Bring you own alcohol -- always a plus in my book! But what I like best about this place is the ambience -- the mismatched furniture, funky art, cozy sofas and armchairs, etc. Delightful! Music two...More

Thank Mimmom24
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I went there on a Tuesday when they had live music. I suggest you get there early if you want a seat. The menu is short and simple. I had a pizza and it was spectacular. I'd definitely go back again.

Thank Keynah
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I used to come here once a week for girls night for dinner and the food was great.. The menu now doesn't have many options and the food is mediocre. They use to serve a Tomato Basil Pasta that was to die for but no...More

Thank ambar715
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 Stuyvesant Ave, Union, NJ 07083-6024
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 908-810-1844
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