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Sophie's Bistro

700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (31 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
“crepes” (19 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner this evening at Sophie's Bistro. Our meal was outstanding. Our reservation was for 8 PM and we arrived a few minutes early, We were seated immediately. Our waitress was very attentive. We ordered a bottle of French Cabernet priced...More

Thank lady_lyn_915
Reviewed 8 September 2018

First we have traveled through the US and Europe and had onion soup at many restaurants. Sophie's is the best there is period. Many times, my wife and I will split a salade de France, get a bottle of wine, and savor the onion soup....More

Thank Yearn2wander
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Dined here for a networking dinner during a business trip. The ambiance is wonderful and we were placed in a private room so work matters could be discussed. I highly recommend the Fried Brie.

Thank TJYork
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It was a loud full house early on an August Saturday Night. The Traditional Escargot(s) and the Trout(s) Amandine were the winners. Sofie's Host, Peter, treated us to an after dinner liqueur. Our table assistant, Ochi, had a wonderful smile and the time and patience...More

Thank Mr H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I love Sophie's Bistro, as does my entire family. It is the closest thing to an authentic French bistro in Central New Jersey. It has been in business for 16 years and I go about four or five times a year. So, I can say...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on a Sunday, late afternoon. No wait at that time but it hot crowded by 5:30-6:00. The food was delicious, we went because my husband loves escargot and not many places have them on the menu. He raved about...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Have been there only a couple of times but found the food to be just so-so and relatively pricey for a place like this. However, it's probably one of the only French restaurants in the area and should get some credit for that. Not quite...More

Thank Stash101
Reviewed 26 July 2018

After a morning visiting the Rose Gardens in Colonial Park, we were hungry for lunch. I remembered going to Sophie's Bistro and wanted to try it again. So glad we did! I love the French ambiance here, with the posters on the wall, the bar,...More

Thank Peggy L
Reviewed 12 July 2018 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 11 July 2018 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
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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