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Yesterday's Bar & Grill

Bar, Pub, American
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70 Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07014-1908
+1 973-235-1766
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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425 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We decided to stop in for lunch around noon on a Saturday for lunch. There were only a few tables taken when we arrived. My wife & I really enjoyed our lunch. Our sandwich’s both came with a pickle & French fries. We really liked our lunch. The bathrooms though could use a good cleaning, then a coat of paint.... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Friendly bar with good burgers on an English muffin. Wings with barbecue sauce and chili are quite popular

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Wayne, NJ
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

Following the recommendations of other Trip Advisor folks, my husband and I stopped in here to grab a burger and beer. The service was outstanding and the food was really delicious. While the decor is dated, the service and quality of the food more than make up for it. It has a large bar when you first walk in and... More 

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North Arlington, New Jersey
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

I have had several dishes from here and must say what I have had tasted like it came from a 5 star chef without the 5 star prices. I tried the chicken francaise and it may just be the best I have ever had and that is saying alot. The flavor blends were perfect as were the sides. You let... More 

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

A friendly business meeting our waitress accepted the fact we where not in a hurry, not crowded at all, lunch room empty, nice group at bar, music load, a lot to look at.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Yesterday's makes some special sauces for their wings. Today's special was to die for! And I won't forget to mention the friendly staff!

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1 Thank Casandra G
Newark, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

The service was excellent. Especially the chef on duty. Everything that I ordered was fresh and well done . :D

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Clifton, New Jersey
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

Been going here for a long time. Never had a bad meal. Burgers are great. You will find a Pub Atmosphere. Great staff and you will like the bartenders for sure.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

"Uh, OK," my daughters said hesitantly, when I suggested we go to Yesterday's Bar & Grill for a mother/daughter dinner, before we caught a movie at Clifton Commons. It's not the kind of restaurant that pops immediately to mind when thinking of taking matrons of a certain age out to dinner. But think again. It was great! We went at... More 

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North Arlington, New Jersey
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

You feel welcomed as soon as you walk in the door. Half of the place is the bar and the other half is a restaurant. While they have your typical bar food they also serve some outstanding dishes and specials. My favorite is the vodka sauce. You don't need to go to a fancy Italain restaurt for an amazing dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07014-1908
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-235-1766

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