Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED David Burke Fromagerie

26 Ridge Rd. (Avenue of Two Rivers) Send to Phone
732-842-8088
Enchanting dining in a posh Jersey Shore town.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED David Burke Fromagerie, Rumson, NJ

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED David Burke Fromagerie Restaurant Review

: Make no mistake: David Burke Fromagerie belongs in the fine dining category, but it has nothing in common with any other restaurant in that grouping. Fromagerie offers whimsy, creativity, generosity and a solid kitchen committed to innovation even as it celebrates the past. Enjoy sophisticated dishes such as lobster Florentine served with potato pancake, quail egg and fresh-made hollandaise, or hunker down with a porterhouse aged for 45 days in Burke’s trademarked dry-aging salt room. His “Hot & Angry” lobster turns heads as it is delivered to tables with guests who like heat and drama. Mahi mahi crudo, dressed with well-balanced grapefruit vinaigrette, is a spectacle with tender thin slices of the fish arranged atop a block of Himalayan salt. Local and regional food purveyors are highlighted and much of the produce is grown in the restaurant’s own garden. The wine list is deep and well-chosen. Wednesday and Thursday tasting menus are a real bargain. Dress up to celebrate or relax and kick back. This is the place for both.



AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.