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The perfect lure: a scenic view and seafood on the waterfront.

Lunch Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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Chart House, Weehawken, NJ

Chart House Restaurant Review

: This Chart House, like all Chart Houses, is perched on a waterfront overlooking a scenic locale. But none of the others could be as spectacular as the Weehawken outpost where the “scenic locale” is the majestic New York City skyline. Unfortunately, the fare is not as impressive though it is dependably market-fresh and well prepared. And service, while not always perfect, is at least friendly, and the menu broad and interesting. The seafood cookery axiom, simplest is best, is especially true here where some dishes are overcomplicated with too many sauces, toppings, crusts and garnishes. A favored dish is spiced yellowfin ahi carefully seared and dressed with a tasty ginger soy sauce with wasabi cream and accompanied by wasabi mashed potatoes. The fish is a bit exotic, smooth with flaky texture that excels. Chart House New England clam chowder is a classic, rich in creamy flavor and studded with soft, salty clam bits. When it comes time for dessert, the house specialty shines --- the hot chocolate lava cake with a molten center, oozing with Godiva liqueur and topped with chocolate sauce, Heath bar crunch bits and vanilla ice cream.


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