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Restaurant Serenade

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6 Roosevelt Ave, Chatham, NJ 07928-2532 (Main Street (Rt. 124))
+1 973-701-0303
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 17:30 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I booked serenade for Valentines Day. When we got there we realized that only a 3-course pre fix menu for $135 per person plus extra for wine pairing was available. The a la carte menu was not available, something they did not mention at the website. The dinner turned out to be very mediocre. Don't they know... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here for Valentine's Day and they were slammed and were focused on turning tables and getting us in and out ( 58 minutes start to finish) We were seated by the kitchen door which was very very busy ( and not serene!) The food was average and mass produced and the service focused on pushing fine wines etc... More 

1 Thank tally11111
Florham Park, New Jersey
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great anniversary/valentine's day celebration. We had a 6:30pm Reservation, and at first they told us the table was ready, closed the bar tab, only to find out the table wasn't ready yet, for another 30 minutes when they did seat us. On a Saturday night, it's a price fixe menu. Plenty of choices, inclusive of appetizer/salad, entree and... More 

Thank Greg S
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had lunch there and it is a wonderful restaurant for a special occasion as it is expensive. It is very pretty, the food is delicious with excellent salads for lunch.

Thank nanag1
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine told me that we were going to eat at this nice place in Chatham where his parents celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 2006. I was a little skeptical at first but when we got there, we sat at the bar area and had a nice relaxing time. the presentation of the food was one of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, and consistently fantastic food. Large wine selection. Charming bar, (gets quite busy), with the best Cosmos!

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went for dinner on a busy December night with another couple. The place was packed. The food was delicious. Wait staff adequate. Overall an enjoyable evening.

Thank Laura0789
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was my second time dining at Serenade. My first experience years ago had been very good. We started off with salads which were delicious. For my main course I ordered the lobster. It was extremely chewy, I could barely cut through it with a knife. For dessert I ordered the carrot cake which I did not like at all.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

One of my very favorite restaurants anywhere--have been here dozens of times. The food is seasonal and fresh, yet beautifully presented. Bar is fun and you can grab dinner there if tables are all full, but it can get quite crowded. Love the complimentary desert plate at the end with little candies--makes you feel so special!

Thank Ann S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I have had a large party holiday gathering here, intimate dinner for two here and met friends for drinks at the wine bar that is unparalleled. From the exceptional servers to the exquisite cuisine this restaurant has impressed even a dear friend who is an international chef when we dined here. Highly recommend and hope to always enjoy this fine... 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
Average prices
US$50 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Roosevelt Ave, Chatham, NJ 07928-2532
    (Main Street (Rt. 124))
  • Public Transportation: Chatham stop on the New Jersey Transit Train and Buses
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-701-0303
"Dinner at this jewel-like restaurant has been described as the "ultimate level of culinary enlightenment" stated the Asbury Park Press. Serenade serves contemporary French cuisine created by the collaborated efforts of James and Nancy Laird. Come visit this beautiful restaurant located in the picturesque town of Chatham, New Jersey."

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?