Archetypus Cafe, Edgewater, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Archetypus Cafe, Edgewater, NJ

Archetypus Cafe with it's "funky", cave like ambiance,
is a  dining spot like no other!

Archetypus Cafe
264 River Rd
Edgewater, NJ

Archetypus Cafe: Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Eastern Mediterranean

Price: Moderate

Food Quality: While OK, Desserts are particularly good, though food is not the reason you dine here.

Service: Friendly, attentive

Ambiance/ Decor: Cave like, funky, and romantic.

Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars

Note: Four-star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to 4 stars = Best in Class

Noise Level: Low - moderate

Dress: Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a unique romantic, funky ambiance

Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a gourmet menu with high end, fine dining amenities.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Mediterranean Platter with Hummus, babaghanoush, taboule, tzatiki and toasted pita; The Lahmajun Middle Eastern Platter with seasoned tomato meat sauce spread lightly on traditional 7" thin crust bread: and The Baja Supreme with seasoned‎ pulled chicken, corn, black beans, cheddar, Monterrey jack and tomato tortilla.

Liquor: BYOB

Archetypus Cafe: Restaurant Review

Archetypus Cafe is a unique place. It's attractive decor with a cave like, candle lit ambiance, romantic venue attracts diners who come for a date-night, an after-movie dessert, celebrating an romantic occasion, a birthday with family, or with a group of friends. This is a "funky" dining experience like no other!

Archetypus Cafe features seating arranged in private cozy caves that are softly lit with mood lighting.

They have table seating in the front, but to get the true experience of Archetypus Cafe, ask to be seated in the back in one of the caves.

While most dinners come for dinner, some dinners come just for their well made desserts.They are imaginative, tasty and served in huge portions.

The menu consists of starters, pizza, salads, wraps, entrees, vegan options, and a large variety of their specialty desserts.

During prime weekend hours, seating in one of the caves comes with a minimum per person charge.

There is outdoor dining in the warmer months on the attractive Bamboo Garden Patio which is flanked by cliffs, bamboo and soft lighting.

Archetypus Cafe is open for dinner, desserts/coffee seven days/week: Note: (indoor dining until 10 pm)

Mon to Thurs: 6 pm to 11 pm Fri: 6 pm to 12 am Sat: 12 pm to 12 am Sun 12 pm to 11 pm

(updated: January 2024)

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