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Mojave Grill

$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Contemporary
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35 Elm St., Westfield, NJ 07090
+1 908-233-7772
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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West Orange, New Jersey
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Mojave Grill, in my opinion, is rather typical of the suburban New Jersey ethnic dining scene. The restaurant is pleasantly decorated in a New Mexican-ish motif (though a bit on the dark side). The wait staff is pleasant and efficient (and very American). The food isn't bad, but it certainly is not what I would classify as authentic, which may... More 

Thank ddaborn
New Jersey
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178 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was a bit disappointed in the food at the Mojave Grill. We started out with a quesadilla appetizer which was delicious so I had high expectations. Unfortunately our entrees of catfish and enchiladas was just mediocre . I thought they were rather expensive. I have never been to a southwestern restaurant that charged you for tortilla chips and salsa.... More 

Thank ckatmomi
Westfield, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great place to eat on a nice day and enjoy the Westfield outdoor sidewalk dining experience. Service was great. They went out of their way to give us the table we wanted (sidewalk). BYOB always a plus. Helped offset, what I considered, high priced for good/average Mexican food. Good experience. Would not put it on my "regular" list. Maybe once... More 

Thank Timorealtor
Linden, New Jersey
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97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Dine here often and the food is always good. If you like southwestern will be hard pressed to find better in the area.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The corn bread was a bit spicy but tasty. The corn soup special was also spicy but good. We had enchiladas which were ok, plenty of fodd, but average taste. For dessert, we had the tres leches cake what ch was not very good at all--very dry with a lot of very sweet caramel. It was disappointing.

Thank Carole S
Rahway, New Jersey
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I met my friend at Mojave Grill and had a most pleasant dinner. We met at 6:00 so I'm sure the dinner crowd rush had not yet begun. The wait staff was pleasant and the food was tasty. We were not rushed through dinner, unlike some restaurants. The restaurant does have a small outdoor seating area, but if you would... More 

Thank DonnaF513
Staten Island, New York
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Nice Southwestern atmosphere with some creative selections. Corn bread starts your meal. It had a little of a kick to it. Very tasty. The cajun catfish which was absolutely delicious. Enjoyable place with a varied menu. Nice to sit outside also. Service was good. A little pricey but portions were adequate. The desserts were okay. Had a tres leches cake,... More 

Thank nckun8
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I went here with my wife and the restaurant is a byob. We split our meal and there was plenty for both of us. We had shrimp quesadilla which was very good. We then had a pear salad which was excellent. Lastly we had sesame crusted tuna which was very good. We liked this restaurant due to they put a... More 

Thank Gary M
Westfield, New Jersey
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We've been coming here for about 10 years and always enjoy our meal. The Southwestern menu hasn't changed very much over the years, but it's always fresh and delicious. BYOB

Thank Danielle H
Morris County
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Went for a Friday evening dinner. The menu selection is very limited and un-imaginative. DO NOT HAVE ANY VEGETARIN CHOICES - this day and age it's shocking It's highly overpriced (feel like I was ripped-off) - soup with a shallow bowl with very few spoons. So called vegetarian choice that was made as a special request - nachos with cheese,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Southwestern, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Elm St., Westfield, NJ 07090
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Westfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-233-7772

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?