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Blue Morel Restaurant

2 Whippany Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960-4768
+1 973-451-2619
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“sushi” (21 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Whippany Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960-4768
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant enough, but not special. The crabcake, which is one of their signature dishes, was good but not great. It just did not have the wow factor. The pork tenderloin was frankly dry. I might return but frankly would not go out of my way.More

Thank Hammbrook
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

First of all, we do appreciate you dining with us. I'm sorry our crab cakes and pork missed the mark for you, but I would love to welcome you back so we can find something else on our menu you'd truly enjoy. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We like to come to Blue Morel. My husband used it as their luncheon venue once a month. I like to stay at the bar area to eat. Menu is the same. Oysters were good, sushi and of course my fave the crab cakes! The...More

Thank peony09
Richard R, Owner at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We're always happy to host you and your husband in our dining room and bar. I'm happy to hear everything you've tried has been delicious, with a particular nod to our crab cakes, which were named Best Crab Cakes in New Jersey. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We felt lucky to have such a great restaurant in the hotel at which we were staying. The food was fantastic e.g. scallops with fregola. The only problem was that it took a very long time to get the entrees. I think the kitchen was...More

Thank travelady042
Richard R, Owner at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We're very thankful for your kindness and patience. I'm so glad you loved your scallops and wine, and I hope you'll be able to stop by again. All the best, Rich, Blue Morel General Manager

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited the Blue Morel this past Tuesday and were very pleased with our dinner. I grew up in Delaware and am "very fussy" about the quality and quantity of crab used in crab cakes as we always had Maryland crab. The crab cakes were...More

Thank Denise B
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Denise, we are very happy you enjoyed our version of crab cakes and hamburgers! We understand everyone has their own taste when it comes to seafood, so we're extremely appreciate of your compliments. Thanks again for stopping in, and I hope you'll be back in...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We made a reservation for the first night staying at this hotel as it closes at 10 p.m. Because we arrived late we were able to get in for 9:15. So glad we did.. best lobster roll and summer soup imaginable. Great ambiance.. live entertainment...More

Thank Awsomegal
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Wow! Thank you for that awesome review and the five stars on our lobster rolls and live music! I'm so glad you were able to stop in our restaurant during your stay, and I hope we'll see you back in next time. Best regards, Rich,...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I got rained out for my dinner in town Came back to the hotel for dinner. Do start with the boccocini. I went for the Chilean Seabass. Look at the picture. The presentation was lovely. I can't pass up dessert. Stayed simple with chocolate and...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Ellis_NC_IL, we're glad that you enjoyed your time with us, but we always aim for perfection. With that being said, we hope you'll join us again for a meal that truly impresses you. We do appreciate this feedback and are glad to see that you...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

We ate at Blue Morel just a few days ago. The restaurant opens at 5:30 for the diner service. We arrived around 7pm and there were just a few guests dining at the time. We were seated a couple tables away from a divorcing and...More

2  Thank chopin1981
Richard R, Owner at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

chopin1981, it appears that the neighboring table put a dark spot on your visit with us. We're really sorry to read that. It would be our pleasure to have you in again, as we know we can serve you a five-star meal. Best, Rich, Blue...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Blue Morel is situated in the Governor Morris Westin and will amaze you. I enjoyed the great ambiance and service. My entree, crab cakes and frites was excellent. I also enjoyed their take on strawberry shortcake. A great experience.

Thank RMGTravel
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

RMGTravel, your kind words mean the world to us, thank you. It was our pleasure to host you for a fantastic meal featuring our crab cakes and strawberry shortcake! Come see us again soon. Best, Rich, Blue Morel General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2017

We love the restaurant, although we typically just stop by to view their bar menu and have the best burger/fries around, not to mention the freshest seafood and sushi. We love the intimate bar area and appreciate suggestions from the staff on what to drink...More

Thank Carol C
Richard R, Manager at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Carol, I'm glad our team has always been able to point you in the right direction! It's great to know that our burgers, seafood, and sushi have always hit the spot, and we can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Best, Rich, Blue Morel...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Our Rehearsal dinner was amazing thanks to the wonderful staff at the Blue Morel. Such a spacious and modern restaurant with great food!More

Thank gloriamonks1
Richard R, Owner at Blue Morel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

We are honored to have been a part of such a special day, Gloria! It's great to hear that we could make the night memorable for your family-- so glad you loved the dishes as well. We sure hope to see you again soon! All...More

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28 December 2016|
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Response from Richard R | Property representative |
Yes, we do serve a breakfast buffet 7 days a week. We open Blue Morel for breakfast at 6:30am every morning. Our buffet runs to 10am, and we also offer an a la carte menu. Starting on Sunday, January 8th, we will serve an... More
Donna S
16 October 2015|
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Response from Richard R | Property representative |
Yes, Brunch is served from 12 noon to 2pm. Enjoy!
Donna S
16 October 2015|
Response from Richard R | Property representative |
Donna S, Thank you for your interest in our Sunday Brunch Buffet, which is offered from 12 noon to 2pm. Our Brunch Buffet features all of the breakfast favorites including scrambles eggs, bacon, sausage, French Toast, home... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 01:00
06:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Whippany Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960-4768
    (Lindsley Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Morristown
  • Phone Number: +1 973-451-2619
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Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar provides our guests the most fresh, locally-sourced, and delicious foods that Morristown residents could ever hope for. We pride ourselves on preparing each dish with the care attention that fresh ingredients deserve. Our menu is full of amazing New American favorites that cannot be topped in the area. Our seasonal dishes are sure to make your mouth water. If you are a fish person, we have fresh Chilean Sea Bass, Crispy Crab Cakes, and a raw bar that features succulent shrimp and oysters on the half shell. Our grill is also serving farm-raised beef and pork chops. If you thought it could not get any better, we have hand rolled sushi on our menu as well! What good is a great meal without a beautiful bottle of wine? We have got you covered there, too! Our extensive wine list is what has made Blue Morel one of the hottest spots in Morristown, NJ and we want to show you all a great time when you visit us. The next time you are craving deliciously fresh and a professionally prepared feast, look no further than Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar!
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