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Village Green Restaurant

36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
+1 201-445-2914
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
“prix fixe” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A vegan tasting five course meal?! Am I living in a fantasy world?! 🦄🌎 Butternut squash soup, Asian Pear "Slaw" with kale, mushroom "risotto" in a wine sauce, stuffed zucchini with eggplant and micro greens, and finally a berry sorbet with blueberries. Absolutely worth $65...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My fiancee and I were looking for a tasting menu without Manhattan prices, and Village Green Restaurant more than delivered. The vast selection and amazing quality of the food presented before us made me wish there was a "Try everything" option. Our server, Margo, was...More

Thank Jeush J
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Can't say enough about this quaint classy establishment. Let's begin with the service. Kareem was our guide through our dinning experience. He was informative, polite and knowledgeable of the menu, as matter of fact it seemed like he was preparing the meals. The dishes were...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great night out celebrating friends' 50th birthday. We were 4 couples and six of us choose the 5 course menu. The food was delicious. The dishes were served in a very decorative way. All was very tasty. The staff was efficient and...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Three of us enjoyed a really good business lunch at the Village Green Restaurant. The building has housed a restaurant under different owners for many years -- my late wife and I became very close to one set of owners 25 years ago, and there...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoy delicious high quality meals and service every time we go here, one of the best restaurants in the Ridgewood area by far! The ambience is also very warm and inviting. We've even hosted server private parties here over the years, never disappoints!

Thank gassia84
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were there Saturday night and the food was just delicious I had the pork and my husband had the home made pasta both dinners were great. Then for desert we just had a cappuccino which was very hot and good because that just tops...More

Thank brz67
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Above average food prep, very nice décor and excellent service makes for a very enjoyable eating experience.

Thank eis
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Simply the best Ridgewood has to offer - and there are a number of good options - Has been a while since we visited, however, pleased to find the experience even better than before - New tasting menu with a variety of creative dishes -...More

Thank nhhaig
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Rare to find a chef who tries so hard to come up with seasonal menus and interesting selections. Have never been disappointed. We love the prix-fixe, a wonderful value for the selection,amount and quality of the food, but the a la carte is also wonderful....More

Thank tripter21
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Svetlana A
29 January 2018|
Response from Michelle K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is BYOB! Good thing because it is an expensive restaurant, but well worth it. I have never seen any kids there and it is somewhat on the smaller side. One of my favorite restaurants in the area.
Lydia K
15 July 2016|
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Response from sheila g | Reviewed this property |
Since they are an upscale dining establishment, I would think they would accommodate their patrons
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Prospect St, John Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4402
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-445-2914
  • E-mail
New American Cuisines. Fine Dinning.
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