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Amazing Local Choices

Feed your appetite with some of Sussex County’s amazing restaurants. They offer a variety of styles and menu options. Enjoy fine dining for special occasions or a quick snack at a brewpub.

Please see our Restaurant and Café & Diner listings below:

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Restaurants By Town

Andover2 to 5 miles

Casa Bellisima
Northern Italian. Closed Monday. 973-579-7711. (2.8 miles).
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Homer's Restaurant
Family Style Restaurant with large (diner like but better) menu. Serving Burgers, Shakes and much more. 973-729-5252. (2.5 miles)
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Sheridan's Restaurant & Tavern
Local tavern. Daily lunch and dinner specials, Texas Hold 'em on Tuesday, darts and live entertainment on Saturday nights. Open 7 days. 973-383-7577. (2 miles).
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Byram4 to 7 miles

Stonewood Tavern
At Stonewood Tavern, we believe that every day is an occasion to celebrate, to come together, and to enjoy delicious food. We achieve this by appreciating all who walk through our doors, expressing a genuine concern for every guest’s experience. Our open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, rustic-beamed walls, and comfy booths add distinct character, while our full bar and open kitchen create an atmosphere both intimate and engaging. We are a place where couples, families, friends, and co-workers gather to laugh, share, and enjoy their time together. 973-347-7300. (5.8 miles).
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Newton2.5 to 5 miles

Krave Cafe (BYOB)
In the heart of rural, Sussex County, Krave is a storefront, 45-seat restaurant. Krave’s urban elements feature creative cuisine, seasonal alfresco dining and a modern, rotating art gallery. Krave’s take on food is connected to American dishes, influenced by global flavors and created to bring us together. Its New American menu changes seasonally incorporating fresh and local ingredients. Closed Mondays. 973-383-2600. (2.9 miles).
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Between The Bread
Local eatery, in downtown Newton serving a variety of meals from comfort food classics to trendy health cusine. 973-940-0219. (3.7 miles).
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The Barrel House
Within walking distance from the historic Newton Theatre. Downtown Newton. Closed Sunday and Mondays. 973-940-7916. (3.8 miles).
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Thai Nam Phet II (Newton) (BYOB)
Some of the best Thai food in the state is offered here in a small, ordinary-looking restaurant. Closed Mondays. 973-383-6623. (3.3 miles).
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Chun Bo
Chinese restaurant. Specializes in providing customers with fast & delicious Chinese food and Asian cuisine. 973-579-2000. (3.2 miles).
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Dominick's Pizzeria (BYOB)
New Location: The First and Oldest Pizza Restaurant in Newton. 973-383-9330. (4.1 miles).
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Spring Street Pub and Grill
New Resturant in Newton. Offers a wide selection of quality dishes and innovative beverages. 973-940-0404. (3.8 miles).
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Sparta4 to 8 miles

Mohawk House
Since opening our doors in 2005, Mohawk House put together a restaurant that is the culmination of a warm inviting atmosphere, a historic and visually appealing setting, seamless service, outstanding wine, exceptional craft beer, and most importantly… beautiful food. Casual yet professional staff with food made from scratch and as close to the source as possible. Reservations Strongly Recommended 973-729-6464. (5.9 miles).
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Krogh's Restuarant & Brew Pub
A dining experience with old-world charm and new world people. Hand-crafted beers brewed onsite. Late night weekend entertainment. Reservations Recommended 973-729-8428 (6.2 miles).
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St. Moritz Grill & Bar
Classic American Fare with a European Flair. Elegently Casual. 973-729-5677. (6.2 miles)
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Forno Italiano
Exquisite rustic Italian dining. From delicious eats with your family to a night out in the Inferno Lounge! 973-726-4202. (7.4 miles)
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Ristorante Il Porto (BYOB)
Italian and Mediterranean cuisine individually prepared to order right on Lake Mowhawk. 973-729-9901. (6.1 miles).
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Sparta Classic Diner
The Name says it all. 973-729-2425. (6.7 miles).
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Tanti Baci Caffe (BYOB)
A taste of Italy in the heart of Lake Mohawk. Homemade-style, authentic Italian cuisine. Gluten-free pasta available. 973-726-9399 (6.2 miles).
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Homestead Rest
BBQ, Burgers and sandwiches as well as full-service menu. 973-383-4914. (8.3 miles).
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Fu's Chinese and Japanese Restaurant
Fine Asian cuisine including Chinese, Japanese, and Thai for take-out, dine in, and delivery. 973-729-7722. (6 miles).
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Neighboring TownsUp to 25 miles

Taphouse 15
Innovative dishes, craft beers and cocktails that reflect global inspirations through a modern sensibility. - 862-437-1300. (15.1 miles).
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Bell's Mansion
Lunch or dinner in restored 1800's mansion or outside on the garden patio. Eclectic menu of both Pub Fare and Creative American Cuisine. . Reservations Strongly Recommended - 973-426-9977. (9.8 miles).
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Lake Hopatcong Cruises
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or dinner cruises on New Jersey's Largest Lake. Reservations Required - 973-663-5000. (15 miles).
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Atlantic Manor
Authentic Portuguese & Spanish Cuisine. 973-823-6378. (10 miles).
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Black Forest Inn
German/Continental Cuisine. The Black Forest Inn in Stanhope is the only restaurant in the area that offers truly authentic German cooking. Reservations Recommended (Closed Tuesday's) 973-347-3344 (9.6 miles).
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With a broad deck that overlooks the main stretch of Lake Hopatcong, fresh produce from nearby Halsey Island, and a naturally simple (bust rustic) decor, Alice’s is a place that celebrates lake living and good company. 973-663-9600 (15.0 miles).
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The Jefferson House
Food and beverage in a casual lakefront setting as well as catering for banquets, weddings, and special occasions. The Jefferson House Restaurant has been a dining and entertainment attraction on the lake since its construction in 1926. (973) 663-3063 (14.9 miles).
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The Lafayette House
Timeless American Cuisine. Multi-tiered establishment with a variety of dining and event spaces, the intriguing Revolution Lounge, fireplaces to warm the soul, and an energetic bar featuring some of the area’s most popular live music acts. 973-579-3100. (6.2 miles)
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Salt Gastro Pub
A gastropub, a restaurant with a relaxed pub-like setting. 973-347-7258. (7.1 miles)
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The Walpack Inn
Rustic country restaurant. Open Thursday through Sunday for dinner, and on weekends for lunch. 973-948-3890. (24.8 miles).
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The Chatterbox Drive In
Family-owned 50's and 60's style "drive-in" restaurant. Open daily for lunch & dinner. 973-300-2300. (8.9 miles).
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Cafés and Diners By Town


Andover Diner
Typical diner fare.
193 main street, Route 206, Andover, NJ


A unique café with a passion for European cuisine. They Choose organic food whenever possible. They are health conscious & globally aware.
287 Newton Sparta Road, Newton
Andre's Lakeside Dining
Catering, Cooking Classes, Fine Dining, Lakeside Weddings, Retreats
112 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta
Hampton Diner
Voted #1 Diner with NJ Herald Readers.
36 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860
Hummingbird House
Quaint spot serving breakfast lunch and Catering. Unique selection of homemade and traditional items.
310 Rote 94 South, Newton


Café Pierrot
Bakery, Restaurant and Caterer
19 Sparta Ave, Sparta NJ
973-729-0988 Closed Sundays
A place for lunch.
21 Main St, Sparta NJ

Neighboring Towns

Millside Café
Nice spot to take a break from antiquing and refuel open for breakfast & lunch.
12 Morris Farm Rd, Layfayette
Yetter's Diner & Restaurant
Friendly staff and features selections of Seafood, Italian, Greek, American & Vegitarian cuisines.
89 US Highway 206, Augusta
Jefferson Diner
Featured on Diners, Drive Ins & Dives on Food Network.
5 Bowling Green Parkway, Lake Hopatcong
General Store Café
Country Fare with a Country Flair.
2 Johnsonburg Rd, Allamuchy Township