Some days, cooking just seems out of the question and a reliable restaurant sounds like the perfect plan. Whether you are passing through or from the area, Metuchen, New Jersey has some of the best eats around. To help settle the debate of “where do you want to eat?”, here are 6 of restaurants you should visit in Metuchen, NJ.


For the ultimate Thai experience, Phattra Thai is a must visit. Located at 426 Main St, Phattra Thai is the perfect place to enjoy a wholesome meal. Start off your meal by splitting a mouthwatering appetizer like fried spring rolls or the Golden Curry Puff. For the heat seekers out there, kick things up with a spicy entree like the Drunken Fried Rice or Kee Mao. With choices of chicken, tofu, beef, vegetables and shrimp, there is a dish for everyone at Phattra Thai.


Just a few doors down, The Greek on Main is another great choice for dining out. Offering a delicious mix of traditional Greek dishes infused with modern flavors, The Greek on Main is an elegant restaurant open 7 days a week. Embracing the “farm to table” approach, Head Chef Theodore Kappas uses locally sourced farm fresh vegetables and meat in addition to the finest imported traditional ingredients that define classic Greek cuisine. The Greek on Main is the perfect place for business lunches and dinners, family affairs and even catered events!


For a traditional Chinese meal with a chic modern twist, stop by Pink Lotus. With carefully picked fresh and natural ingredients, the Pink Lotus provides a healthy choice to some of the most authentic Chinese plates. Explore their menu and be sure to check out their authentic Cantonese dishes as well. With delicious food and an inviting environment, you can not go wrong with Pink Lotus.


Translating to “something new”, Novita is a family owned and operated Italian Restaurant located at 25 New St. Serving unforgettable bites Tuesday through Saturday, Novita Bistro and Lounge has everything you could ever need in a restaurant. From signature pasta dishes to a fully stocked wine list, everyone will find something to satisfy their craving! If you are into roasted pork, stop by Novita and try their homemade Porchetta on Wednesdays.

American (Traditional)

If you are looking for a more casual dining option, make your way over to 10 Pearl St for a laidback meal at Pearl St Café. This “traditional” restaurant is anything but. Made in-house from scratch, Chef Dan is all about his comfort foods. Everything from the Pastrami to the ketchup is made with passion and a commitment to quality. Take-out and delivery options are also available, so don’t miss out on this wonderful food hub in Metuchen!


Looking for a delicious meal worthy of an Instagram photo? Breezes Café and Grill has food that will make your mouth water just looking at it. Specializing in authentic Caribbean cuisine, Breezes specialties include meals from the West Indies and Jamaica. Don’t forget to save room for dessert! Breezes offers warm and comforting food paired with cold, refreshing dessert options to top off any and every meal. Be sure to check them out every Saturday for live entertainment and a ton of fun.

Luxury Apartments in Metuchen, NJ

If you are fortunate enough to live in Metuchen, New Jersey, then these amazing dining hot spots are just moments away at all times. If you’re looking for an apartment that’s centrally located to fantastic eateries and town amenities, consider Woodmont Metro as your next home. Apartment life just got a whole lot better, especially with some of New Jersey’s best dining options right at your fingertips. For more information about apartment availability and floor plans, please contact Woodmont Metro today so you can speak with one of our leasing professionals to schedule a visit today!