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James on Main

105 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-1952
+1 908-852-2131
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 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 yesterday via mobile

It was our first visit with foodie friends last night. It exceeded our expectations in every respect. I could have chosen any dish on the nights menus and been a happy diner. The steelhead trout I chose could not have come out more perfect. Tasty,...More

Thank Bart L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but mighty restaurant, I think of it as a farm to table in many respects as they use local produce etc. The chefs are top notch the food creative and it is frankly really, really good! Do not miss making a...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This you must try! Very small make reservations! Even with reservations there is no place to arrive and wait...... No matter It’s really worth it . BYOB. Appetizers Duck spring rolls - onion soup, omg Just beautiful stuff and delicious flavor combos! Yes there is...More

Thank wildkatnyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here once a week for the last year and it is consistently outstanding! The chef James is so creative and each meal is just so delicious and memorable. It’s a small restaurant with an open kitchen, so reservations are needed. The pastry...More

Thank gail055
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time back to this restaurant. First time was for a large family brunch, everyone’s food was amazing. Today, went back for lunch and, again, everything was soooo good! Had the best grilled cheese and cheesecake of my life today! 🤤

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Bill V, Owner at James on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I thank you for your continued support and kind review of James on Main!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous! This restaurant never disappoints! Everyone orders something different so we can all taste.

Thank Helen M
Bill V, Owner at James on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you Helen!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Loved the experience. We sat at the counter and really enjoyed watching the food being prepared so expertly. The sous chef (or garnish chef) was super friendly and even took time to tell us what she was preparing. Everything was amazing - we enjoyed brunch...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Had dinner Wed night. Group of 5. All the entrees looked good. Mine had great taste. Service a bit slow. Bring your own wine. Had the the chicken. Entrees up to 30 dollars. I would go back.

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten at this restaurant several times in recent months. The food here is always amazing! It is fresh, cooked to perfection, local, innovative combinations and layers of flavor in every dish. Everything we have tried has been excellent! Reservations are...More

Thank Jacquelyn B
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is for discerning diners who appreciate unique dishes. Everything was fresh and very tasty. We chose our appetizers and entrees from the specials and they were awesome. The rabbit sausage over lentils and avocado was delightful as was the sauteed calamari. Both were...More

Thank buffylane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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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