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Sophie's Bistro

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700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cute French bistro in an unexpected location. I had heard about this restaurant for years but because of the location, I had not visited it . I wish I had sooner. Excellent food, excellent service , and excellent ambience in an unexpected location. Don't let the location discourage you.

Thank Deborah C
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I planned a business dinner at Sophie's on a recommendation as I had never been there myself. I couldn't have been happier form the first phone call with Peter who made my job very easy, the over-the-top service and Delicious Quality Food, Sophie's did not disappoint and quite frankly exceeded my expectations. Will return with friends and family and would... More 

West Orange, New Jersey
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197 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasure to find Sophie's. Very friendly owner. Excellent service. Way above average bistro dinning. Especially for New Jersey.

Thank raymond p
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Atmosphere, service, food, all top notch. The location is what it is, but this place could easily transport itself to Princeton and neither be out of place or inferior to any restaurant there. Absolutely worth the drive.

Thank D A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a nice place to get a different type of food, it's not the same old Italian. I tried escargot for the first time and they were so tender. I had the cassoulet and it was excellent on a cold winter night. Cassoulet isn't on many menus and is complicated to make so I had to get it. The... More 

Thank DTCNj
Somerset, New Jersey
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This place has become a regular, their quiche is simply the best. Their desserts are great and the service is to notch.

Thank Ramon A
Somerset, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is wonderful and cozy restaurant situated in Somerset NJ. The bar is well stocked with a variety of wines to choose from. You can sit at the bar or my favorite by the window where candle lighting invokes European flare. The hostess we had was French and was very attentive. The owner of the restaurant Peter came by and... More 

Thank Sterling H
Somerset, nj
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very good but pricey The place is cheerful and bright. The service was good. I had lunch there. I would go back again

Thank nancydavis
Central Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love going here. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is cozy in a neighborhood you would never expect it. The servers and owner make you feel like you are family.

Thank Excitedtraveler17
Somerset, New Jersey
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The salads and appetizers were awesome, but dinner was just okay. I will have to try it again, but maybe get a salad and two appetizers (yes, the mushroom tart was that good).

Thank Mi_2_Jo_2

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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
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-7778
Classic French Bistro

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