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Sophie's Bistro

700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (30 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
“crepes” (20 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in New Brunswick for an appointment,and planned to have lunch before that. Found this place through other reviews on TripAdvisor... what a gem! Reminded us of a bistro we frequented in Bayeau last year. The salmon sandwich I ordered was fabulous and he...More

Thank MaryPat1026
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful business lunch Salmon in mustard sauce and Mussels with pomme frites OMG give me a straw and a big napkin. Finished the bowl of mussels up with French bread and a slurp YUM

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sophie's is my go to place. Pete and his staff are always on the mark. Small intimate setting makes evey visit feel like your first. Affordable wine list and something for everyone menu items.

Thank charlesmW5833KJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has the most delicious food in the area. Wide variety on the menu. The onion soup au gratin is the best you will ever find. And the cheesecake is truly special. Lots of good cheesecake in the area but this is really the...More

Thank dan46826
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet, tucked-away from the crowds place, never loud dining area to eat and talk while enjoying the meal.

Thank barbarasT3367HC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have dinner here frequently, and enjoy introducing family and other couples who always enjoy it as much as we do! The French style cuisine is very well prepared and presented. My personal favorites are the French onion soup and trout almandine...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This restaurant has an authentic cozy French atmosphere and very good food, but I'll have to lower my rating a notch from the last time we visited. When my onion soup was served, the cheese on the top was burned to an inedible black crust....More

1  Thank KathyinCostaRica
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was the perfect place to have a nice dinner with just my husband. Food was better than expected and best of all the accommodated my crazy dietary needs without any issues.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This review comes from 2 people who spent time in Paris. Perfect decor; felt like you were eating in France. Fabulous menu; took a while for both of us to select. We weren't disappointed. My friend thoroughly enjoyed her appetizer of escargots and braised lamb...More

Thank GailMAnne
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Invited to be with the family, I did a bit of research beforehand to see that it was classified as "French casual". When we arrived & I saw the menu, I realized that this was FRENCH. Crepes, excellent French onion soup, Coquille Ste. Jacques, and...More

Thank WillyTNJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-7778
Classic French Bistro
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