The Grand Tavern

Grand Tavern

The Grand Tavern
1105 6th Ave.
Neptune, NJ

Restaurant Highlights

Fare : New American

Price: Expensive

Note: Four star Rating System from
"Half Star" = poor to Four Stars = Best in Class

Food Quality:



Overall Rating:

Friendly and welcoming with contemporary, trendy ambiance.

Creatively prepared tavern Menu

Street parking fills early. Suggest  parking in the commuter lot at the Bradley Train Station.

Value: Good

Noise Level: Moderate - High

Dress: Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy creative tavern food in a friendly, attractive, trendy setting

Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy BYOB fine dining with a large selection of entrees.

Recommended dishes: When available, The 36 oz dry aged cote du beouf for two with fries, asparagus, Caesar hollandaise, and parmigiano; The  Seared Scallops with ratatouille, rosamarina, basil; and The House Cavatelli  with braised lamb, pecorino romano

Liquor: Excellent craft beer  selection and specialty cocktails at a moderate price

Restaurant Review

The Grand Tavern, located in the Neptune warehouse district across the street from the train station in Bradley Beach is noted for its high end tavern dining with a friendly neighborhood feeling.

The restaurant is owned and operated by Paul Holzeimer and Ashley Coyte, both of whom worked at  Pascal and Sabine in Asbury Park  prior to opening The Grand Tavern. Chef Paul Holzheimer received his formal culinary training at the French Culinary Institute in Paris, and honed his skills at Sirena Restaurant in Long Branch and as executive chef at Porta in Asbury Park.

The interior of the small 50 seat restaurant is attractively done up with exposed beam ceilings, green patterned wallpaper, burgundy leather banquettes with a large  U-shaped mahogany bar surrounded by copper bar stools. There is an open view of the kitchen.

The friendly, warm atmosphere is kept alive by Ashley Coyte who runs the dining area.

The New American menu  with a variety of small plate items and a limited number of entrees, serves creatively prepared, tavern food. Desserts are  homemade.

They offer a good selection of wines, specialty cocktails and craft beers  including Porter from the Little Dog brewery in Neptune City,

During the warmer months there is outdoor dining in the deck

The Grand Tavern is open seven days/week: Sunday - Thursday, 5PM–12AM; Friday - Saturday,  5PM–2AM. The Kitchen closes at 11PM daily, and for Sunday Brunch 11AM 4PM.

(updated July, 2016)

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