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Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille

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1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922 (Madison Avenue)
+1 973-539-6666
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11:30 - 23:00
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Diamondhead, Mississippi
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Wanted menu offerings and not buffet. Had to do buffet. There were volumes of food - I found the food which tasted more like preprepared food and was very bland and dry from sitting. We sat in a booth on the second floor that had cracked vinyl covering. Dessert tasted like they were not prepared fresh... More 

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Thank KEinMS
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I'm sorry that your experience was not up to standards. I will discuss these issues with the culinary team. Please feel free to contact me directly if you would like to discuss these issues. Jerry Keller jkeller@themadisonhotel.com More 

Bridgewater, New Jersey
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wonderful food, both quality and selection.... very attentive service...Never felt rushed during our 3 hrs. with friends... very relaxing in a stylish room....Subtle piano music in foyer, and an added surprise, this dinning experience does not kill the pocketbook.

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Thank iacuzzoj
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you had such a nice time. Jerry More 

Houston, Texas
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This appeared to be the only place in town for a business dinner as the majority of the tables were occupied by large groups in business suits. Meal was tasty, service was good - but the night we dined there was a very annoying singer sitting at the piano bar that thought he was the Piano Man......

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Thank djaungst66
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and I apologize for the "distraction" from the bar. Please come see us again soon. Jerry More 

Morristown, New Jersey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've been to Rod's twice, including for a party I organized for a group of 20. Both times, the service was extremely friendly and fast. The food was great and prices were reasonable. Atmosphere is great. Not a single one of my guests had a bad word to say.

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Thank NJPodroz76
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you! We try to provide the best food and service possible and I'm happy to hear that we succeeded! Please come see us again, Jerry More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love going here for Sunday Brunch. What a spread - whatever you're in the mood for: omelets, carving station, hot food, salads, seafood, desserts. I recommend the smoked salmon, seafood salad. Service is great. Waitstaff is pleasant. Overall a nice place for any gathering.

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Thank Sophia E
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice words, I'm so glad you enjoy our brunch, hope to see you soon Jerry More 

Exton, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We came to Morris plains on a business visit so time was scarce and we were exhausted every evening. Rod's was a perfect solution to that. A great place with charming old style settings, food was very good. service was good but a bit slow. and bed was just around the corner (The Madison). All in all - a great... More 

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TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Best, Jerry More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The charm of this room surrounded by wood carved walls and tiffany glass ceiling was totally matched by a fabulous menu. I had the steak, lobster and crab with augratin potatoes that melted in your mouth. The bar had a very good wine selection not to mention champagne. It was a wonderful evening.

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Thank FafieM
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments, please come see us again next time you're in the area. Jerry More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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303 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Very good , great service , excellent menu ... we had the fried calamari- good but small order and a lot a fried crumbs... we order the tenderloins steak which was very good and cooked to a perfect medium... also the seared tuna was very good... and also ordered the steak sandwich which was also very good... Service was great... More 

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Thank JJFlash7
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

I'm happy that you enjoyed your visit JJFlash7, it's nice to hear that you had such a good time. Jerry More 

NJ
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I have entertained other couples 3 times this past week at Rod's--2 times in the railcar (where it is delightfully quiet) and once in restaurant--food is top quality--prime rib, salmon, rack of lamb all top quality well aged meat--our service was excellent although I have heard several horror stories in past 6 months, we only experienced great... More 

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Thank troutner
TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I'm happy that you thought enough of Rod's to visit three times in one week. I'm curious, however about the "horror stories" you mentioned, if you'd like to contact me directly I can be reached at the restaurant or at jkeller@themadisonhotel.com again, thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review, Jerry More 

New York
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch while staying at the hotel. The menu has something for everyone. The staff was very attentive

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TheKellerFamily, General Manager at Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, responded to this review

Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us, hope to see you soon Jerry More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Convent Rd, The Madison Hotel, Morristown, NJ 07960-6922
    (Madison Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: New Jersey Transit Trains and Bus at our doorstep. Convent Station New Jersey
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Morristown
  • Phone Number: +1 973-539-6666
  • This restaurant is at The Madison Hotel
Description
Welcome to New Jersey's Legendary Steak House

Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille, an area landmark and winner of New Jersey Monthly's 'Best Steakhouse' award, offers lunch and dinner daily as well as the finest Sunday Brunch in New Jersey.

The restaurant's new design, rich wood paneling and highly polished brass, lends a classic elegance to the sophisticated atmosphere. For an intimate and unique experience, dinner aboard the private Parlour Cars is sure to be remembered. Formerly the private domain of the rich and famous, these beautifully refurbished, turn of the century railway cars are exquisitely complimented by the haute cuisine of Rod's esteemed Executive Chef.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?