Fare: New American
Food Quality: Good, Serves well creative, healthy dishes at a very reasonable price.
Service: Friendly, attentive
Decor: Rustic, romantic, with attractive lake front views of Lake Hopatcong
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy creative food at a reasonable price in an attractive, rustic, lake side setting.
Not Recommended For: Upscale diners who may prefer a more formal setting; or for casual diners who prefer a menu with a larger variety of comfort food.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Pan Seared Salmon, sautéed with lemon butter sauce over sautéed spinach with roasted potatoes (gluten-free); The Short Rib Ravioli with mushroom cream sauce with short rib garnish and fontina cheese; and The Quinoa & Black Bean Burger.
Liquor: Good selection of very reasonably priced wines and specialty cocktails.
Alice's Restaurant, located on the lake in Lake Hopatcong, is popular with diners who enjoy reasonably priced, well prepared food in an attractive, lakeside setting. A good choice for a date or a romantic occasion.
The menu has now evolved into a mix of creative, healthy dishes and comfort food with very reasonable prices.
Alice's Restaurant has attractive lake front views of Lake Hopatcong with a large deck for outside dining in the warmer months.
The interior has a rustic decor with vaulted ceilings, restored barn wood walls, comfortable booths, and a mahogany bar that runs the length of the deck for a clear view of the lake.
The downstairs "Big Fish Lounge" offers a more upscale complement to the upstairs dining area with subdued lighting, walls done up in upholstered leather, weathered mirrors, leather seating and a marble bar with a view of the water.
The kitchen serves a seasonal menu using fresh seasonal ingredients
When in season they use local produce picked fresh from the Szigethys’ Halsey Island farm.
Alices restaurant is open with seasonal hours:
Peak Season (May 1st-October 31st) Alice's does NOT accept reservations with the exception of parties of five or more and on special holidays and events.
Off-Peak Season (November 1st-April 30th) Though not required, Alice's accepts reservations for all size parties. We strongly suggest reservations for parties of five or more and on special holidays or events.
Alice's is closed the month of January and on the following holidays: New Years Day, Tuesday after Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
The Big Fish Lounge Is Open All Year!
(updated: January 2020)
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