21 Cortlandt Street
Edison, NJ 08837
Phone: (732) 548-7000
Fax: (732) 494-4970
Bars & Cafes
Dressed in regal finery this Indian restaurant treats one exactly like a king. If the Rajasthani print decor, with drapes and comfortable chairs do not give the feel of royalty, then the delightful food simmering with rich spices will surely set the mood. The vegetarians can feast on sumptuous Mutter Paneer, Chana Pindi and Malai Kofta whereas the non vegetarian menu has the popular Malai Chicken and Kali Machee. The bar offers wine and liquor with the food. one can pick-up and enjoy the meal at home. Akbar also hosts private functions in its three plush venues. Catering facilities are provided too.
Cafe Paris specializes in crepes and other breakfast items, along with some French specialties. The cafe uses ingredients fresh from the market to create soups, sandwiches, omelettes, and more. If you like sweet crepes, Cafe Paris has a lot to choose from - some even come with homemade ice cream! The decor features French themes, like Eiffel Tower place mats and a mural of a Parisian landscape.
Enjoy succulent meat roasted brown according to taste at Christie's Steakhouse inside the Crowne Plaza. The interior with wood panelling and leather chairs gives a feeling of utter luxury as one bites into the steaks. The Stella Artois marinated rib-eye is a good bet, as also is the Delmonico Steak. The restaurant provides room-service to hotel guests too, to enjoy the steaks in the comfort of their rooms. There is seafood and salads too that can be relished. Do keep some room for desserts.
Life is one big party at The Fox and Hound. With a chain of locations across America, this happening establishment is a popular local favorite. Indulge in a pitcher or two from the exquisite list of local and imported draft beer on offer - Guinness, Ale and Pilsner to name a few. In addition, enjoy creative concoctions like the Dragonberry Mojito and Wild Tea Gimlet with delicious appetizers and snacks featured. A communal oasis of sorts, head here if you're up for a game of pool, to catch live sporting action or to simply soak in the contagious buzz of lively banter and mood-enhancing music.
The unique decor of Fire & Ice lounge reminisces of Middle Eastern culture. This venue comprises of a lounge and a restaurant that serves delectable Mediterranean cuisine along with a wide array of liquors and spirits. Marked by traditional Middle Eastern motifs, hookah pipes and colorful lighting, this hip joint has become a popular hang out place for the locals. For hookah lovers, this place offers nearly 25 variety of hookah flavors. Attracting a young clientele, some evenings here are privy to belly dancing that makes for a unique experience for the guests.
Relish the outstanding Macadamia Nut Chicken at Kona Grill, an American restaurant and acclaimed sushi bar. The venue is immensely popular among the locals and therefore quite crowded. Thus, be sure to book the reservations in advance. The Miso Soup, a trademark of Japanese cuisine, bowls one over, as does the Pan-Seared Ahi. The American part of the menu contains steaks, Turkey Burger and Jerk Chicken. The cocktails in the bar are flavorful and provide an added kick to the night. Enjoy the happy hours with friends listening to music and sipping cool drinks. The service is good and staff is polite.
Eat in style from breakfast to dinner at the Glasswoods tavern inside the Hyatt Regency. This upscale restaurant makes delicious pancakes and omelettes to begin the day. Follow up on it with Crab Cakes, paninis and immaculately prepared Seafood Chowder and Lobster Pot Pie. The ambience is elegant yet comfortable, though one needs to be well dressed here. Book early for a seat. The bar serves wines and some light meals till late in the night. One can also host personal functions in the venue. There are TV screens in the private rooms for added entertainment.
Seafood is a specialty in Due Mari, however their pizza has also earned many accolades. This Italian restaurant is a storehouse of novel seafood dishes and Italian recipes like the Due Mari Crab Cakes, Pasta Rigatoni Bolognaise and the Grilled Chicken Sandwich. There is a bar in the center which leads on the sprawling dining room, done up in white, brown and wood. An elegant fine-dining venue, the decor is minimalistic and speaks of class. The private room is an ideal venue for a formal party. Be sure to dress well and book in advance before dining here.
The Old Bay serves excellent creole and Cajun cuisine. This cuisine, considered spicy, is not really so. The menu here features seafood and steaks that are popular among teh locals. Other delights include Crawfish Etouffee with rice and Pecan Crusted Catfish. The bar serves cold beer. At night there is dancing and revelry with cheap deals and lots of party music. The Old Bay is a colorful venue with lots of merry-making and partying all the time. It is preferable to book in advance for a table to avoid the crowd.
Steakhouse 85 is an American Steakhouse that is known for its steaks and happy hours. The meat is tastefully prepared with a mix of herbs, salt and pepper. The onsite bar serves chilled cocktails to accompany the meals. There is live jazz which is popular among the locals. Fridays are date nights where couples can have a pre-set meal with wine at USD99. Try the Filet Mignon or the Dry Aged Delmonica which are the most popular steaks.
Indulge in an Irish pub life at Shannon Rose. This pub is well known for its typical pub-ambiance complete with Gaelic phrases all over its decor and furnitures. The occasional live music accompanies this easygoing ambiance of the pub. Its menu comprises traditional Irish pub food including Guinness beef stew and shepherd's pie. However, what brings the crowd at Shannon Rose is the selection of 19 beer on tap along with excellent Irish whiskeys and scotch.
Explore the menu of craft beers and bar snacks at Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe. This spot is a favorite among locals, who love the great selection of beer, friendly service, and casual atmosphere. Every shade and flavor of beer is available here on a rotating basis. Jimmy D's Firehouse Red is a consistent favorite, though. The menu features small plates, salads, sandwiches, pizza, and entrees. The vegetarian chili nachos are sure to please even the most carnivorous palates.