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Sophie's Bistro

700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
+1 732-545-7778
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (24 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a perfect restaurant! Small but impressive wine selection with the best value for the money options, including Portuguese wine. The food is incredible and the service is perfect. The complementary banana rum is out of this world.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sophie’s Bistro is a hidden gem in Somerset, NJ near New Brunswick. The décor is as close to the Left Bank that you’ll find in New Jersey. Its classic bar is surrounded by casual and more formal dining tables. Our party started with cocktails and...More

Thank stardustdrive
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great french bistro. Reasonable prices, exciting menu, great service, expansive host. Lamb shank, trout, enjoy

1  Thank marty p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have lived in the area for six years and never knew about this restaurant until last week. We made a reservation and dined there last night. The restaurant is fairly small but very nicely decorated and has a nice, cozy ambiance....More

1  Thank jilld374
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to try Sophie's Bistro for our anniversary dinner. We recently visited France and were craving mussels in cream sauce like they made it. I googled for French restaurants nearby - surprisingly Sophie's popped up as #1 in Somsert. I didn't...More

Thank HeatherQ0609
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so surprised by this charming, cozy French restaurant. My husband and I had the French onion soup, Mussels, Scallops and Peppercorn steak. The food was outstanding! The wine was quite good and reasonably priced. From the outside this restaurant does not look like...More

2  Thank Cathleen H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lot of hype, probably because it is the only restaurant of its kind in the area. Food is OK. Also, a bit overpriced!

Thank Marge G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Sophie's Bistro is a fun eating establishment. Very upbeat! Food is excellent too. We shared the 12 escargot. Very good but must admit I've had better. The Coquilles St Jacque, special Barramundi, creme brûlée, and crepe cake all excellent.

Thank Flora P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Sophie’s while on a business trip in NJ. If not for tripadvisor, we would not have found this place. The host and owner was extremely kind and made us feel very welcome and comfortable. Service was good and attentive. We got some good...More

Thank Jens T
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the bistro atmosphere. A little loud and rowdy on Saturday night, but the food is amazing. Reservations are strongly encouraged. My spouse started with the French Onion Soup. I had a salad with a light dressing. I had a filet of fish over spinach...More

Thank Jane D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hamilton St, Somerset, NJ 08873-3273
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-7778
Classic French Bistro
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