16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro, Westfield, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro, Westfield, NJ
16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro
16 Prospect Street
Westfield, NJ
908. 232.7320
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Restaurant Highlights

Fare: American Traditional

Price: Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality: 2 1/2 Stars

Service: 2 Stars

Decor: 3 Stars

Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Unique "Old Time" friendly, pub ambiance with good food, drinks, and entertainment.

Value:  Good - Excellent

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Casual

Recommended For: For diners who enjoy good wines and meeting up with friends for drinks and food in an eclectic, vibrant atmosphere.

Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy quiet, low key, BYOB dining experience

Recommended dishes: When available, The Seafood Gumbo    with Shrimp, lobster, crawfish, lump crab meat, & Andouille sausage over Basmati Rice; The Grilled New York Strip Steak    with rustic potatoes & paprika mayonnaise, sauteed spinach, port wine Maitre d'Hotel butter; and the Asian Chicken Salad    with grilled Chicken & Sesame noodles, baby greens and soy vinaigrette.

Liquor: Full Bar Service with a large selection of Wines.



Restaurant Review

16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro is an upscale spot,  popular with 40+ diners who come to enjoy meeting up with friends for drinks and food in an eclectic, vibrant atmosphere.

Owned and operated by brothers Timothy and Christopher Boyle who have created a warm and friendly atmosphere. Timothy received his formal culinary training at the Le Cordon Bleu Ecole du Cuisine, in Paris, France.

Christopher received his formal culinary training at the Culinary Institute of America. He later honed his culinary skills in Strousborg, Germany, and at the Ryland Inn, in Whitehouse Station, NJ.

16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro is eclectic, artsy, with an "Old Time" friendly pub ambiance. The decor features home brewed liquors in barrels on display, brick walls, dark wood, carved arches, dimly lit light strings, and a fireplace. There is stage for live music five nights a week, with many top regional artists performing. Guests have a choice of seating either at the bar, lounge, or the main 72 seat dining area

Their traditional American menu is creatively prepared using fresh ingredients; it offers a variety entrees, smal plate sharing items, and comfort food. Many of the dishes are prepared in-house such as their bread, fruit juices, cocktail mixes, and bar snacks.

During the warmer months there is outdoor seating.

16 Prospect is open six days/week from Tuesday through Sunday
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30-3:00
Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday 5:00-9:30
The Bar open until 12:00 am Friday & Saturday and until 1:00am, and Sunday until 9:30pm.

Reservations are accepted for the back dining room only

(updated; January, 2017)

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