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The Black Horse Tavern & Pub

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Mendham €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Pub
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
+1 973-543-7300
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This atmosphere here is amazing, if only everything else was half as good. It's always better to go with a small group otherwise you WILL get stuffed into a very small place. We have been going here for years with a large group around the...More

M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and comments. We’re glad you enjoyed the atmosphere during your visit! We apologize that the space your group was in felt too small, but we hope you come back and try us again for a better experience.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have been here 2 different times with various people. The atmosphere is very cozy. Both times we sat by the bar and had a very nice waiter. I had the fried chicken which was good and then the second time I had the fish...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch at the bar, enjoyed the casual atmosphere and TVs. We shared nachos, good not great. Beer was cold and staff was friendly.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an all in even for the family. We dined in the bar and view multiple games being played in a family friendly environment. Food was very good and priced accordingly.

Thank ben c
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this review

We appreciate your 5 Star review of The Black Horse Tavern & Pub and look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner and my husband and I had an assortment of appetizers. Chicken wings were good. Their "specialty" of bubbling shrimp was not. It was too heavy in cheese and laden with butter. Way too heavy. Small shrimp. Artichoke hearts were...More

Thank msgcsd
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your last dining experience with us was underwhelming. Please come back and sample some different items off our extensive menu or enjoy a meal across the driveway in our tastefully renovated Tavern! You will definitely be impressed with the Coconut...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

We used to live in Mendham and were regulars. We started going to the Black Horse back in the early 2000's when it was still under family ownership. The place has changed hands a few times in the past years, but the new owners have...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The interior is beautiful, especially around Christmas when it is decorated. The food is very good. If you like steaks, you will love this restaurant. There is often a wait, but it is worth it. Many different seating areas to experience. Every member of the...More

Thank Pepper P
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your 4 Star review of The Black Horse Tavern & Pub especially noting our steaks and friendly staff.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We ate at the Black Horse Pub before attending a concert. The Pub does not take reservations but when I called to ask about this, explained that we had a party of 8 and were coming from out of town, she suggested I call when...More

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M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this review

We appreciate your 5 star review of The Black Horse Tavern & Pub especially noting our pleasant service and extensive menu. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I thought this restaurant/ pub would be a bit pricey for the are a bit was pleasantly surprised that is was not. Good was Great, plenty of it and staff was very nice. Went for lunch with some friends enjoyed the Cobb salad & Mac...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Black Horse on a Friday night as the Kids were having a sleepover. Valet parks your car, but you can actually park on the roadside, so if you are a cheapskate like me, consider doing this. We used the Valet as it...More

Thank uktriathlete
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the dress code?
26 September 2016|
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Response from TonyK300 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. casual. Their fine dining area across the entrance way might be different so if dining there you should call and ask
Do you have a brunch menu?
19 January 2016|
Response from SandCrawler | Reviewed this property |
On the weekends there is a brunch buffet or you can sit in a booth and get a regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
    (Mountain Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Mendham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-543-7300
  • E-mail
Indulge in the area's finest cuisine in a unique and lovely setting. An elegant display and collection of antiques, country English design furniture mixed with the rustic beauty of early Americans create an atmosphere of warmth and beauty that befits the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Our eclectic menu is sure to please the most discriminating of tastes and is perfectly complimented by our extensive wine list. Also available are our newly redecorated banquet facilities for parties of 10 to 80 guests.