The extensive menu is loaded with something for everyone – Italian appetizers, salads, panini and pasta dishes. The panoramic view of the famous Fortescue sunset attracts many in July and August, when the sun sets right in front of the restaurant. Go: 49 Main St., Clinton; 908-200-7610, But for a meal of pork bratwurst, giant soft pretzels dipped in cheese, and imported beer, grab a rooftop table. There is no bar but feel free to bring a bottle. De novo judicial review is used in questions of how the law was applied or interpreted. Formerly known as River View Restaurant, thanks to its stunning river views, Clean Plate Kitchen was rebranded in 2015 after owners Anthony and Nicole Piazza decided to create a menu more in line with their own eating habits, as Nicole is a registered dietitian and Anthony is committed to clean eating. Go:  219 High St., Burlington. You’ll be tempted by a Fortescue Combo: crab cakes, shrimp, scallops, deviled clam, flounder and fried oyster for $34. The menu boasts grilled watermelon salad with halloumi cheese, crispy Brussels sprouts with mustard vinaigrette, lobster corn dog with smoked tomato mayo, whole fish, and fried chicken with hot honey ($7 to $32). Restaurateur Adrian Thomas fell in love with Burlington years ago, so much so that he was inspired to open a restaurant there. Everything my group had was excellent, including the service. Step into newly opened restaurant De Novo in Edgewater and try not to be wowed by its airy, light-filled, white-washed home … ordered to pay the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection $1.7 million, Going to Mother's Day brunch? De Novo, designed by New World Design Builders, based in Clifton and Manhattan, has spacious dining areas, large picture windows, and a long bar area for social interaction. ), you'll come to The Sea Shell Resort, a palm tree-lined, family-owned spot just steps from the beach in Beach Haven. Your options there are American and Italian-American classic entrees such as steak, pasta or fish dishes, that all come with sides and salads included. Fred Daibes, the owner of the property the restaurant sits on, recently was ordered to pay the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection $1.7 million in penalties for failing to make improvements to the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway, which is right behind the restaurant. It brings a beer garden, patio seating and a large indoor dining room with expansive views to Cooper River Park. Why it might be the dining nightmare of the year, We're naming the best burger in New Jersey, here are a few of your picks, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. It may not officially be on the menu, but romance is likely to be this place’s most popular specialty. Go: 1257 River Road, Edgewater; 201-496-6161; Make restaurant reservations and read reviews. In addition to the Delaware River view, the luxe interior and extensive wine list make this the perfect spot for a romantic night out. There are plenty of bayfront restaurants on Long Beach Island — the barrier island hugs Barnegat Bay to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east — but not many are open-air, with no walls to block the view of the setting sun. READ: Dine with a view: 6 Central Jersey eateries to eat outdoors. space of dearly departed Le Jardin, which closed its doors after an iconic 20-year run. 2,789 Followers, 1,646 Following, 26 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from De Novo Edgewater (@denovoedgewater) More:Going to Mother's Day brunch? De Novo is styled after the family-oriented casual pubs of Europe with menus created by beloved Montclair restauranteur Demetri Malki (D'metri's, Table 8). I had the Escargots (great value and delicious) and the Cacio e Pepe Rigatoni, which was simple and exactly perfect. Go: 10 South Atlantic Ave.; 609-492-4611; The food is that much tastier when enjoyed lakeside on the restaurant's 68-seat outdoor patio, which is also equipped with outdoor heaters for chilly nights.