CLOSTER, N.J. -- It’s hard to resist the summertime combo of sipping and noshing outdoors. All you need is some sun (or shade) and your choice of a secluded patio, sidewalk seating or a rooftop deck -- and someone else doing the cooking, cleaning and serving.
What Restaurant Offers The Best Outdoor Dining In Bergen County?
Cafe Matisse, Rutherford
Le Jardin, Edgewater
Nellie's Place, Waldwick
Sofia's Mediterranean Grill, Hasbrouck Heights
You gave us five of your top Bergen County picks for our DVlicious "Best Outdoor Dining" contest, each of which is being highlighted this week. Read below for a brief profile, then vote.
Voting continues until 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. Winners will receive a framed certificate along with the honor of having the most coveted alfresco table.
Why It's Outdoor Worthy: The soothing bubbling sound of a water feature makes this Italian restaurant’s pretty patio the ideal place to unwind and enjoy a drop of grappa or two. And it’s big enough for family-sized celebrations -- an added bonus.
Enjoy The View: 208 Piermont Road, Closter, (201) 750-3233; www.locale208closter.com /.