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Gas Light Brewery-restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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15 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1716
+1 973-762-7077
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Today
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
Mon - Tue 15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
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Union County NJ
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good brewpub, my tuna steak was grilled to a beautiful med rare and others enjoyed the BBQ pulled chicken and pork. Lost 1 star only because of slower than expected service during pre-show hours on a Sat night. And we did NOT have reservations.

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Thank EWATWC
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

They have good house brews and a nice mix of unique micro brews. Good bar "scene" with local color in and out. Not fancy not stuffy great spot for a couple beers and basic greasy fries nachos but above all others try their anti-gator burger with mixed exotic meats formed by a local butcher. Their smoked meats and sausage are... More 

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Thank TheLangGangOf5
South Orange. NJ
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to get food in town. Yup I'm a local and I come here enough to enjoy everything they have to offer. Don't believe the other reviews since everyone is treated fairly.

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Thank Russel W
South Orange, New Jersey
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The German food is a nice alternative to the usual pub grub. Interesting specials. The wait staff is not always attentive.

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Thank FlanneryTwin
Northern NJ
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I used to come here all the time, The menu has changed somewhat and I miss the fried oysters - they were unbelievable - don't know why they were taken off the menu. Very good food, excellent salads, nice sized portions (I always take some home), there is a pub area and a dining area. Parking is in the back... More 

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Thank JazzinInJersey
Carteret
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I stopped here with my son on 11/20/16 after an open house at Seton Hall University. Read all the mixed reviews but wanted to try it anyway. Turned out to be a good experience. My son had the chili and a Bison burger. He loved it. I had the Beer Soup which was a new and different taste. Finished with... More 

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Thank Joseph S
West Orange, New Jersey
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

service was good- friendly staff. Food was pretty good and the restaurant was clean and in great area. Drink selection was pretty good.

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Thank rasta81
West Orange, NJ
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Horrible owner . Will never go back. Too bad, because we liked the food, particularly the shrimp appetizer. Woman owner yelled at me for just looking at my phone.

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Thank ew1111
Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

For a "brewery" the food was really good and there were lots of choices. For a "brewery" the beer selection was OK but the flagship IPA I wanted was not available. To make matters worse, the other 2 IPA's I had were WARM! What a disappointment after a hot day of trekking around to get a warm beer. Service was... More 

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Thank Fireman_Bob2011
Hoboken, New Jersey
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Came here while exploring South Orange for a little. The food was delicious and the portions were huge. I had the Ante-Gator burger which is enormous and quite tasty. Love that they have their own beers there. Would definitely come back!

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Thank JMindler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
Monday
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1716
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-762-7077

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