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A Toute Heure

232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
+1 908-276-6600
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (14 reviews)
“pork chop” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the menu selections are not extensive, the options are just right at this charming BYOW bistro. My husband and I recently dined there as part of my birthday celebration which the restaurant honored with a tasty scoop of homemade ice cream. Each of the...More

Thank tasteful_10
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I had dinner here with a friend on a Friday night. This place has a very cozy atmosphere and the staff are very attentive. The menu is small but wonderful. I wound up getting 3 dishes from their bites and appetizers section because I couldn't...More

Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Cozy & delicious- perfect bistro - book ahead for dinner as very popular. Mussels a specialty but haven’t had anything here that want just right.

Thank DebKep
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We heard a lot of hype about this restaurant and ventured out during out first snow storm of the season to fulfill a reservation. Glad we came. The Octopus and Oysters were amazing. My pork chop was exceptional. Try the Scallops. Very pleased.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant! The service is always terrific. On our last visit, the octopus and tuna tartare apps were excellent. However, the duck, which was so sensational on our last visit was over cooked and was disappointingly not crispy. Since the restaurant wasn’t busy...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went last night and enjoyed a very pleasant dining experience. Greeted warmly and seated right away. Server, Olivia, was very nice and well-informed. Helped us with our choices. My wife had octopus app and I had shrimp with chorizo and mushrooms. Both were perfectly prepared...More

Thank xsivjosh
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I read lot of negative reviews since the restaurant has changed owner. I decided to give it a try anyway. The place was nicely decorated and had a comfy feel. I thought the food was quite disappointing and not worth the price. I took a...More

Thank happymommywith3
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I really like their food and the place itself. Always good quality and flavors. Their sugar cookies are the best!

Thank anasB6405BG
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had lunch here as I have many times. The special of soft shelled crab sandwich was delicious and cooked perfectly. Menu changes with the seasons as well as the specials but the mussel pots and some other popular favorites are kept on the menu, so...More

Thank NJperson
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

...from start to finish. The appetizers, entrees & desserts were fresh, served at the right temps. and DELICIOUS! The staff is on point! - very courtious, informative yet fun and engaging. Kudos to the chef & his crew - job well done! P.S. the lavendar...More

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Questions & Answers
Melinna B
5 March 2018|
Response from DebKep | Reviewed this property |
Yes-ramp right up to the front door
Bob H
29 May 2017|
Response from MyTravel2D8 | Reviewed this property |
I had the duck and it was good. The scallops were good. The base for the scallops was a parsnip puree which was too thick for the scallops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Centennial Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016-3137
    (Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cranford train station (Raritan Valley Line of NJTransit)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-6600
  • E-mail
A Toute Heure is a local bistro located in the Centennial Village of Cranford, owned by Andrea & Jim Carbine and open since May of 2007. Offering lunch & dinner, and two special services - a "Last Sunday" brunch and a "Second Saturday" lunch. The menu changes with the seasons each month and features the finest ingredients that local markets, farms, and gardens have to offer - all cleverly combined and offered in delicious dishes prepared by Executive Chef Kara Decker and Pastry Chef Jessica Knik.
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