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5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903 (George Street)
+1 732-828-4444
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, super service, great wine list and drink menu. Very well managed restaurant. Small bar area, $$$.

Thank Raymond R
Lambertville, New Jersey
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a reason Stage Left is consistently rated among the finest eating establishments in NJ - they get it all right: food, service, ambiance. We were lucky enough to "win" dinner for two at State Left from a charitable organization (which already tells you about their support of worthwhile causes). Management confirmed that our voucher included appetizers, entrees, and dessert.... More 

Thank beardocnj
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived we were given the warmest welcome. The decor was lovely and the staff were very attentive. We stayed in New York and after hearing great reviews we decided to take the train out to experience this restaurant for ourselves. The journey was well work the experience and I would encourage everyone staying in the area or at... More 

Thank vwclassicsimportsltd
Staten Island, New York
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice, cozy restaurant with great food and fabulous service. A bit pricey but for a special occasion worth it. We went before theatre and all staff were very helpful to ensure that we were in and out in plenty of time to catch the show. Very pleased with stage left restaurant.

Thank TSD51
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179 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

In town for a business trip and was here with a large group. The service was excellent and the food very good. Highlight was the coconut sabayon... to die for ! Recommend.

Thank Spaciecadet
Windham, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

First visit and brought a local client here for business dinner. Selected this place as it was most upscale in the area and had good reviews. Upon arrival it appeared very promising: excellent ambiance, coat room, staff that were perfectly prepared in every way, cozy fireplace in the corner, comfortable seating, exquisite decor, etc. I was satisfied with my choice... More 

1 Thank Matthew S
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant recently expanded and renovated ( not that it needed it ) and the bar area is more comfortable. The new dining area is very cool with bar wood and some interesting designs. Of course, the service is impeccable. My friend and I are vegetarian and Stage Left is very meat oriented but amazingly as always, a vegetarian can... More 

Thank leah262
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Service was amazing. We sat in the wine area. Which was so quaint. Be prepared pricey! I loved it! πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

Thank Del W
Long Beach, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lovely ambience, but generally not a very creative menu and generally not a great value. We had a group business meal in the "exclusive" wine cellar, which, while certainly having wine bottles on the walls and being in the cellar, smelled musty and unpleasant, and included a lot of random storage: basically like eating in the restaurant's basement. The Wagyu... More 

Thank evanembee
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I had dined at this restaurant multiple times, and always enjoyed it. We decided to have our wedding ceremony and dinner here, and it was absolutely wonderful! The staff was excellent to work with, especially Alex, who coordinated everything for my wife and I. He had great suggestions and insight for us during our multiple meetings in... More 

Thank Jordan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
American, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
    (George Street)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is located a few minute walk from the New Brunswick train station, on the New Jersey Transit - Northeast Corridor line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-828-4444

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