New Jersey Monthly Unveils Top Dining Destinations of 2024

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NJ Monthly Names 4 Bergen County Restaurants To Top Dining Destinations of 2024

Hungry for fresh dining experiences in 2024? New Jersey Monthly has shared their list online of the latest culinary revelations for 2024, highlighting the state's top dining spots that opened their doors in the last year from North to South Jersey Jersey. In Bergen County, four standout establishments caught the spotlight:
Maru Sushi
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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Tucked away in a corner of a strip mall, just slightly removed from Ridgewood's bustling dining hub, Maru Sushi surprises visitors with its unpretentious setting. Despite its unassuming facade, the interior boasts a sleek and minimalistic design featuring warm wooden accents that perfectly complement the diverse range of dishes. Led by head chef Ian Ryu, a seasoned sushi maestro, this place is serious about their ingredients. Notable offerings include the Shrimp Lollipop Roll, featuring jalapeno and Thai chili sauce, and the Geisha Roll, which combines salmon, mango, asparagus, and apple.
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94 N. Maple Avenue, 732-410-8023
The Roosevelt
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Discover a unique experience around every corner from our art deco-inspired Saloon or Dining Room, to our private chef’s tasting Hideout or Lucy’s Parlor speakeasy, channel your inner Gatsby at The Roosevelt. The Roosevelt, an upscale restaurant and lounge exuding vintage charm, is  a space that was designed to “reflect the style of the Prohibition Era”. Prepare for classic fare, upscale bar food, and a fantastic cocktail menu while basking in the ambiance of live music performances and exceptional service.
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356 Paterson Avenue, 201-713-3145
Marcus Live! Bar & Grille
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Located within the expansive American Dream mall, Marcus Live! Bar & Grille promises a culinary journey curated by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. Offering a fusion of international flavors and traditional cuisines, the menu delights with dishes like hot-honey salmon and irresistible brown-sugar wings. Executive Chef Ernest Bent oversees a culinary spectacle that culminates in a must-try banana pudding dessert, elevating the dining experience to new heights. 
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1 American Dream Way, 201-340-0076
Leonia, New Jersey
Shumi sets the stage for an unparalleled omakase experience, with seafood flown in daily from Japan to JFK. As the sophisticated sibling of the original Shumi in Ridgewood, this culinary gem promises a VIP journey in its intimate omakase room, where David Seo and Master Chef Kunihiko craft culinary masterpieces. The upscale open dining area boasts a sleek, modern design, complete with an 18-person sushi bar and seating for approximately 42 guests, with provisions for additional tables as needed.


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