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James on Main

105 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-1952
+1 908-852-2131
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“schnitzel” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-1952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Local favorite- excellent quality farm to table style food prepared perfectly. care and passion are the mainstay of everything James produces- and the menu always has some great diverse selections. Very small, so reservations 2 weeks in advance - Excellent Rib Eye steak- wood grilled...More

Thank Bharmon2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don’t ‘merely’ get an outstanding meal when you visit James on Main - you get to ‘Experience’ the Art of the Chef’s Planning and Fulfilling the plan that flawlessly combines flavors, textures, colors and all elements that work together to deliver a truly First...More

Thank DocRKS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here since it opened. We have never been disappointed. Their menu is uber creative and always delicious. Stand outs are the hog chops, hog hash & JOM burger & all desserts especially the cheesecakes, all unbelievable. The restaurant is small, space...More

Thank Deedeeini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went around Valentine's week and had to get a reservation. Amazing that given the location, this place fills up on weekends. But the food is that good. A couple of small things which if better, I would have given 5 stars (especially b/c it is...More

Thank Ilovefood11
Reviewed 9 February 2018

What a fantastic little restaurant. We went last night and really had a great time. Kevin was super nice and the Chef Bill surely makes some incredible food. The menu was great and I had a really hard time deciding what to have. I ordered...More

Thank AJ A
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Great place. Super amazing food. Very friendly staff. Make sure you have a reservation. This place is always packed! Been there twice and will go again in future.

Thank Aditya J
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant reminds me of a NYC place. The food is cooked on a wood fire grill and there isn’t one thing that isn’t delicious! The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the food. It is a BYOB. They have a great farm to...More

Thank moesy855NewJersey
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had two salads (the kale & wheatberry, and the jom chopped). We both had the same entree, the local chicken. The kale & wheatberry salad was very good. The jom chopped was fantastic, except for the fact that it was extremely salty. If it...More

Thank ShortStack12
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The food is awesome!!! The servers are all great too. Not many tables so call before you go to make sure they have one for you.

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The food was better than average but the prices were a bit steep. Small dining room (40+) and very loud. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Expensive even for that "special occasion". BYOB

Thank JTL07825
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-1952
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackettstown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-852-2131
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James on Main is a wood grill fired American eatery serving creative brunch and dinner selections utilizing local, fresh and seasonal ingredients.
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