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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” (26 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were eager to try a french cuisine restaurant encouraged by the menu and the good reviews. Friday dinner - Inside, the layout resembles a bistro. Like in a bistro tables are small to sit 4 people. We tried Tequilla mussles. It was good, we...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in the area on business and was scanning local restaurants on TripAdvisor. Sophie's was highly rated, and the written reviews were glowing. Have to admit I was pretty skeptical when I pulled into the parking lot - the area seemed pretty seedy, and the...More

Thank AndyBzn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with 3 coworkers during a business trip to Somerset. We had a delightful dinner. The food was delicious, and the service was on point. Not a fancy place (nice casual attire would be fine), but definitely seems like a local favorite. I would...More

Thank tlwSC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One goes to a bistro to get food that one may eat at home but without having to do the work. Sophie's offers such items as onion tart, wild mushrooms in puff pastry, lamb shank, roast duck, etc. We have enjoyed many of the same...More

Thank OutfromPennington
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Okay so first I want to say I'm usually not one to go to restaurants alone. I like the fact that I felt just as welcome as people in groups. Often wait staff doesn't like to wait on singles because they might not get as...More

Thank DominicanMerida
Peter M, Owner at Sophie's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so grateful for your kind words! Here at Sophie's, we strive to give our guests the best experience, and are truly glad to hear when it is fulfilled. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was an incredible spot to eat after a long day of working a trade show. The food is so fresh and well prepared it just melts away in your mouth. The restaurant was absolutely packed and it's hard not to see why with the...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We attended a wedding in Somerset,NJ, took a 15 minute drive to Sophie's Bistro and have been talking about it ever since. Delightful experience, from the atmosphere to the service to the quality and taste of the food. Mussels appetizer was plentiful and tasty and...More

Thank PammyBret7
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The menu at the bistro is not extensive which enables them to prepare good food to order. Some dishes are staples but others are adventurous so everyone should find a meal to their liking. The "house" wine was an excellent value for the quality. I...More

Thank Irwin49
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This place is a find! I don't know how they've been able to stay off my radar. The food was excellent and supurbly prepared. The french onion soup is to die for (and to die of from all that cheese). I had the steak au...More

Thank waspccpa
Reviewed 10 December 2017

What a perfect restaurant! Small but impressive wine selection with the best value for the money options, including Portuguese wine. The food is incredible and the service is perfect. The complementary banana rum is out of this world.

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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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