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Second Half on Main

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5 E Main St, Denville, NJ 07834-2175
04:30 - 22:00
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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Second Half on Main is a good choice for casual fare and drinks. Their menu is very eclectic, serving everything from steaks, seafood, salads, burgers, sandwiches, Mexican entrees and Irish dishes. My wife and I split a crab cake appetizer. Her entree was a NY strip steak with mushrooms in a burgundy glaze and I ordered the Mahi Mahi... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Reasonable fun local place where they treat you like a neighbor. Drink specials daily and a varied menu.

Thank FBower
Newark, New Jersey
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150 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We've come here for years since the original place burned down. The parking's is a bit tight in the back. Make sure the attendant knows your going in so you don't get towed! The burgers and brews are great and an occasional special related to the season - like Oktoberfest, etc. Never disappointed.

Thank Ricardo S S
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times in the past took my daughter for lunch. Everyone there is friendly and the food and prices are very good

Thank MNIS4
Denville, New Jersey
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We normally sit at the bar and order drinks and some food. Bartenders are always good and service is great. Food is spot on and well done. We stick with the basics, but they always have seasonal specials on the menu.

Thank Mike21NJ7
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Not overpriced or overly crowded. Great menu! Quick, friendly service. Love the portabella burger. Specials are always great too.

Thank Rachel K
Wharton, New Jersey
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66 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Monday for lunch with my wife. We sat at a wrought iron table on the sidewal under an umbrella. I had a cheeseburger with blue cheese or it, and my wife had soup and sandwich. I drank an iced tea, and my wife had a glass of wine. The burger was cooked medium, and the fries... More 

1 Thank Pat L
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Good location for drinks. Recommend you avoid the food. Overpriced and underseasoned. Unfortunately a let-down. Id go again for drinks, but id pass on the food.

Thank Jg29red
Cape May, New Jersey
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172 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lovely place, especially to sit outside on a nice summer/spring/fall day. Good variety of food, we tried a burger and the Little Italy Grilled Chicken sandwich (which had a little too much bun for our liking). Nice cold beers and mojito. We got there during happy hour but happy hour prices were only inside at the bar, which was so... More 

1 Thank karen k
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My daughter had been to this establishment for dinner and was excited to take us there. However, the lunch we received was not good at all. My husband and daugher ordered steak nachos which were nothing special. The chips were totally tasteless and the steak was negligible. I asked for buffalo sliders and had asked the waitress how spicy they... More 

1 Thank Barbie46693

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E Main St, Denville, NJ 07834-2175
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Denville

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?