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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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44 E Madison Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626-2100
+1 201-541-7575
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Griffin's really was a great restaurant! I loved their food, service, and hospitality! Although it is such a shame that they will be closing tonight, but this place had a lot of memories for me and my family! And considering my own uncle, aunt, and cousins have worked at this place! Guess

Thank Ryan G
Cresskill, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good local spot for easy, no fuss dinner. Good food, from the open steak sandwich to the special catch of the day. Peter is a good chef as well as a most hospitable host.

Thank mzimick
Englewood, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Turn right and you're in a great little neighborhood sports bar. Tasty food, big drinks and beer on tap. Turn left and enjoy fine dining, attentive service and good wine selection.

Thank arnie5656
Cresskill, New Jersey
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Friends and I went for dinner on a Friday evening, no wait. We were seated almost immediately by a friendly gentleman with a moustache to a table on the bar side. We've been here several times before and have always enjoyed our meals. Zucchini strings for an appetizer, sliced steaks for dinner and homemade key lime pie.....just fabulous!! Highly recommend... More 

Thank fedup65
north jersey
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I guess you could say we are regulars at Griffins. The specials are always fresh, and the food is awesome. It is the best gastropub I know!

Thank bridey56
Alpine, New Jersey
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I eat here often - both lunch and dinner. Daily lunch specials at very favorable prices include delicious soups. A regular bar menu is supplemented by plentiful specials.

Thank ArJayGee1940
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Moved to Cresskill from NYC and discovered this gem. The food is delicious and the bartender Dennis makes the best cocktails. It does get busy during the weekend so reservations help.

Thank Malena F
Tenafly, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I live in the area and have been to Griffin's a few time since there are not too many "pub fare" restaurants to choose from in this area. The food is pretty decent, the major issue I have is the bartender. He has zero personality to speak of. If you walk up to the bar to ask for a drink... More 

1 Thank Dad363
Cresskill, New Jersey
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Have been here a few tomes in the past 3 years and disappointed most times. Front door is feequently unattended, food is mostly mediocre especially given the chef/owner's resume. Service was spotty and barely adequate. Have tried to support this local place but lack any reason to.

Thank Rstrnt_Pro4you
River Vale, New Jersey
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Our dinners were just great.We had swordfish,salmon,and cavatelli and everyone raved about the food and service.

Thank richard b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 E Madison Ave, Cresskill, NJ 07626-2100
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cresskill
  • Phone Number: +1 201-541-7575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?