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The Black Horse Tavern & Pub

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Mendham ££ - £££ American, ,
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
+1 973-543-7300
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (25 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Black Horse Tavern Couldn't think of a better place to spend a special day. My husband surprised me with dinner at this cozy, warm and romantic restaurant. Our server, Lolita, was pleasant, efficient and helpful throughout our meal. She was extremely attentive without being intrusive....More

Thank John G
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 5-star review of The Black Horse Tavern and Pub. We are proud of the great history we have here in Mendham, and thank you for appreciating it! You can’t go wrong with ordering a Colossal Shrimp Cocktail to share with the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a friend out today for lunch at the Pub side, very nice staff, airy and decorative, and the food was good. She had the Reuben with french onion soup which looked great and I enjoyed some fresh clams on the half shell and the...More

Thank M C
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for reviewing The Black Horse Tavern and Pub and giving us 4 stars. It’s wonderful that you enjoyed your meal. You definitely made some great choices. We hope to see you again so you can enjoy drinks at the bar!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mendham, NJ is a quaint, quiet village just 20 minutes west of Morristown, but 200 years back. The Black Horse Tavern & Pub was opened in 1742 as a stopping place for travelers and still continues to be so today, for travelers and locals. The...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great pub in an historic building dating back to the 1700's. We sat at the bar and had drinks and apps, clams and mussels. Great food and atmosphere, will definitely return.More

Thank chetndeb
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 4-star review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Black Horse Tavern and Pub! Having drinks and apps at the bar is a great way to try a few different dishes, we are happy you liked the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Service was fine. Menu and food were mediocre. We went for an early dinner and it was a little bit rushed. We were put in a table close to another table even thought there were more tables available.

Thank Lynne D
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 3 star review and feedback. We are so sorry that you felt rushed during your last visit. Next time you come in, feel free to mention your seating preferences to our staff and we will do our best to accommodate!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this place for the better part of 40 years and have found the food quality to have declined over the last 5-10 years. It's food is average in quality and unfavorably compares to similar restaurants just a few miles away like...More

Thank Judge_Smails-BR
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 3-star review of The Black Horse Pub! We appreciate you being a loyal customer! Art is a great bartender and we are pleased that you enjoyed your martini! We apologize that you were disappointed in your more recent visits, but we...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had not been here in years and was nearby so stopped in for lunch. They have daily lunch specials but rather than a sandwich I got the grouper w rice & spinach. It was absolutely delicious and tender. The spinach was very tasty. Not a...More

Thank jansjourneys
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We made a trip specifically to visit the historic buildings which house the restaurant, because my ancestor was the original owner. We dined one night in the pub and the next night in the tavern. We were very impressed with how attentive the waiters were....More

Thank Tosca1946
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are thrilled that you were able to appreciate the history of the building and that our hard-working staff took great care of you. We are so happy to be a part of your family history. Please come visit us...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a quiet and pleasant dinner on a Friday night. The selection of wine by the glass was decent and the food was very good. Don't miss the coconut shrimp appetizer, steamed clams and crab potato puffs - they were all delicious. The panzanella...More

Thank buffylane
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our spread of sea food appetizers, they are some of our favorites as well!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

You can ether eat in The Pub, a good choice for casual, pub food, with nice atmosphere, or in the Black Horse Restaurant. Pub menu more interesting. Nothing outstanding about restaurant menu.

Thank Jeanala
M_Papier40, Guest Relations Manager at The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope that you come again to enjoy the casual atmosphere and classic pub food that we offer.

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Robert L
18 June 2017|
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Response from Deemer5 | Reviewed this property |
Everything you can imagine. There are all different types of salads, fruits, egg station, meats, fish, shrimp....made all different ways, lots of everything....including different desserts. Not sure if it is the same for... More
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26 September 2016|
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Response from TonyK300 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. casual. Their fine dining area across the entrance way might be different so if dining there you should call and ask
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rr108
19 January 2016|
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Response from SandCrawler | Reviewed this property |
On the weekends there is a brunch buffet or you can sit in a booth and get a regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Main St, Mendham, NJ 07945-1220
    (Mountain Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Mendham
  • Phone Number: +1 973-543-7300
  • E-mail
Description
Indulge in the area's finest cuisine in a unique and lovely setting. An elegant display and collection of antiques, country English design furniture mixed with the rustic beauty of early Americans create an atmosphere of warmth and beauty that befits the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Our eclectic menu is sure to please the most discriminating of tastes and is perfectly complimented by our extensive wine list. Also available are our newly redecorated banquet facilities for parties of 10 to 80 guests.
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