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10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
+1 908-276-4026
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“halibut” (10 reviews)
“prix fixe” (9 reviews)
“arugula salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best restaurants that we have eaten at. We were in NJ visiting my daughter and her husband and celebrating her birthday. This restaurant has it all; terrific decor, welcoming service and outstanding food. Who could ask for more? We each...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This local BYOB establishment continues to strive for perfection and in my mind achieved it this weekend. Welcomed royally as all the patrons were, seasonal menu was on point and wanted for nothing. I am thrilled that pairings remains on the top of its game...More

Thank qe22000
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very original dishes, big portions, tasty food, nice setting but a few things could be improved: music is too loud and the staff comes and interrupts too often.

Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very DELICIOUS - as always! Dined on Price Fixe night...allowing us to sample so much. Setting is so very comfortable - never hurried. Service is perfect.

1  Thank CMTCynthia
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Had a very nice dinner at Pairings recently. From the smile and greetings when we walked in through the moment we walked out, we were treated to service and food in a first class manner. Unobtrusive yet attentive service, comfortable seating, a lovely room and...More

Thank DanoNJ
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We recently moved to Cranford and have been on the hunt for a location to hold our twins' baby shower. I came across Pairings and it just so happened to be an anniversary for me and my husband. I made a reservation that day, and...More

Thank Erienne V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place is top notch. The owners will treat you at every visit like it is a personalized special occasion. The atmosphere is lovely and comfortable. The food is the best! Flavors were excellent. We opted to pass on salad and appetizer which left room...More

1  Thank njmom55
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed dinner here. It's a higher end place so probably more of a special occasion spot versus your weekly haunt but despite white table clothes and upscale decor, the atmosphere was relaxed. Most importantly, the food was excellent. Small menu...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've been to Pairings a number of times since it opened in 2011. It's an elegant place (high end) and a great place if you and your spouse are looking to go out with another couple for dinner. They have love seat (2 seat chair)...More

2  Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Pairings is an elegant feeling restaurant in downtown Cranford. This was our second visit. While the menu is limited, the offerings are filled with unique and local ingredients. We chose the beet salad and ravioli to start; the salmon and the halibut with scallops as...More

Thank ukulelecat2
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from camc | Property representative |
We have brunch on Mother's Day. The rest of the year we schedule private events for groups of 25 to 110.
4 September 2016|
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Response from 111JCB | Reviewed this property |
No corkage fee. Enjoy! and Happy New Year
4 June 2016|
Response from Oldjoep | Reviewed this property |
Normally NOT. The menu changes by season. Best way to determine if it does is to check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Walnut Ave, Corner of Walnut Ave and South Ave East, Cranford, NJ 07016-2948
    (10 Walnut Ave for GPS - South Ave East and Walnut Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit: Bus and Train (Raritan Valley Line) RR Station in Cranford town center across the street
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-276-4026
  • E-mail
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