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Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light

) #2 of 43 Restaurants in Galloway €€ - €€€ American, ,
1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
+1 609-652-0544
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner at Fred & Ethel's the other night. The bar and seating area were dimly lit. There was live music consisting of 2 performers. Most of the music was canned, but embellished by the performers. The appetizer was served on a piping hot place,...More

Thank 50StatesOrDieTrying
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is very good, the waitress was very attentive. Prices are good and there's specials each day.

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this establishment several times for dinner. Each and every time, we have enjoyed it. It's not gourmet, but it's pretty darn good. The service is friendly but professional, and the prices are reasonable. You can't go wrong her on any night....More

Thank TakinBreeze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a weekday evening when they have a special mini-meal deal....4 courses for $10! soup, salad, entree & dessert. You have a limited selection but not so limited that almost anyone can't find something they like! I had the cheese/broccoli soup(awesome)...the salad(yummy)...chicken parm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually stop in at this place on our way home from our annual trip to the Shop-Rite Classic held at the Seaview Resort in Galloway Township every June. It is located in the historic Smithville Village, not far off Garden State Parkway Exit 48....More

Thank PMCranford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Fred & Ethel's Tavern for lunch. Our cousin recommended it for a bite to eat. Great decision. I had a cup of the chili as a starter. Wow!! the overflowing pewter cup was filled to the top with a meaty, spicy liquid...More

Thank dougapher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on way home from a weekend at the Stockton Seaview Marriott where we attended the LPGA. Ate outside on the deck. We enjoyed a mahi mahi toastado, buffalo chicken wrap and Cobb salad. All portions were generous and chased it down with a...More

1  Thank yurothamotha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Smithville Village and wanted something warm for lunch. A store keeper recommended Fred & Ethel's for soup and sandwich. My husband had a large bowl of their delicious cheeseburger soup. It sounded unusual, and it was. A chef special. I had the...More

Thank TravelerFromPenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Smithville while staying in AC. Went the great craft festival they had this weekend and had lunch at this place. It was great find. Good menu and great craft beer list from local breweries. It is worth checking out.

Thank yummimummi1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

THe food was good and more than ample. THe inside is all wood and rustic, Service was good and friendly.

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Pura V
What's on the dessert menu?
14 March 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Katherine K | Reviewed this property |
Your typical variety of dessert options, a cake or two, apple crumble, etc.. don't remember specifics either, but if you call I'm sure someone would be happy to help you. :)
Pura V
Should I make a reservation for Monday evening?...Or are Mondays rather slow?
14 March 2015|
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Response from DebZ0313 | Reviewed this property |
Mondays seem slow so I would doubt you would need a reservation. Maybe once the weather is nicer I would call ahead but I am sure you are fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-3040
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0544
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