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TGI Friday's

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American, Bar, Pub
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495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
+1 973-243-2700
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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N.Y
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wife and I came here for a quick appetizer lunch and it was pretty cool. Fast service and friendly people. No complaints at all.

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Thank Cltek
West Orange, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The service is slow. The staff are not friendly borderline miserable. The cleanliness is not up to par.

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Thank Angela N
West Orange, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The service and food is terrible. I wouldn't waste my time or money. Not sure how its still open. Dreary and dirty.

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Thank AngeRomo
Charlotte NC
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116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Watched a sporting event, mid afternoon. All appetizers were half price. Interesting menu, some descent draft beers

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Thank mvann4
Westchester County, New York
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I know it's typically three strikes, but at this location, two was more than enough. My first visit was with a group and we waited over 25 minutes just to order and another 45 for them to bring our incorrectly prepared food. The wait staff was inattentive and had trouble taking the order, so it was not really a surprise... More 

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Thank ISayWhatIMean
West Orange, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Endless Apps Family of 5. Service is slow. Food took 20-30 mins to come out each time we ordered an app. The servers do not have a sense of urgency. Kept getting confused with order or just forgot to get what was asked for. Then half of them were just standing around. Seemed more concerned about bar area instead of... More 

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Thank MommaJay77
Denver, CO
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Convenient location off of 280 in West Orange. Nice atmosphere and ribs! Did not have to wait long for my dinner. The wait staff was great. The meal was not expensive.

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Thank firedog1
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came in to grab a appetizer and drinks. We walked in and the hostess didn't even welcome us. We were pressed on time so we thought by sitting at the bar would be our best choice. Well we were wrong. After 5 minutes of not even being acknowledged I was beginning to get a little frustrated.... More 

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Thank Macy S
Burlington, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Had a business lunch there this week and it was a disaster ! The place was empty and we had to wait 30 minutes waiting for our potato skins they came out burnt and I don't mean crispy I mean black BURNT ! Then comes the health risk my business partner had hair on her fries,not sure how the cook... More 

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Thank John G
Maplewood,
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130 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Ordered lunch for our office party and the food was ok. The steak was cooked nicely and the mashed potatos and broccoli were good. The shrimp were small, but good and the salads were ok. It would have been better if the lettuce was a little crispier.

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Thank nanag1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-243-2700

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