PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Passaic County Restaurant Week is set to kick off today, and is said to be, according to county officials, a showcase of the region’s finest dining options.

The celebration will continue through Sunday, June 30, and offer diners an opportunity to enjoy local restaurants and dining while taking advantage of prix fixe menus for two-course lunches and three- course dinners.

“Restaurant week is a great opportunity to try new restaurants in different parts of our diverse county,” said Freeholder Terry Duffy, a tavern owner who operates Duffy’s Tavern in Paterson. “The special pricing provides an added incentive to try one of our county’s fine dining establishments during our annual restaurant week.”

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For lunch, customers select one appetizer and one entrée or dessert from a menu of options for $10 per person. For dinner, customers choose one appetizer, one entrée, and one dessert from a list of offerings for $20 per person. Restaurants may also offer drink specials, supplemental items, and other à la carte options at an additional cost. Gratuity and taxes are not included in the prices listed above.

In addition to getting a great meal, those enjoying the Restaurant Week specials are encouraged nearby shopping districts, parks, and heritage sites. Reservations are highly recommended during this time.

“Get together with family and friends during the upcoming restaurant week in Passaic County, and take the opportunity to visit local shopping districts, county parks, and our historic sites,” Duffy encouraged.

Participating restaurants include Dera Masala Grill and Rumba Cubana in Clifton; Great Falls Grill in Passaic; E&V Ristorante in Paterson; Thatcher McGhee's, Mr. Ramen and Mr. Sushi in Pompton Lakes; Sushi Lounge in Totowa; Il Palazzo in Wanaque; and American Heroes Smokehouse and Opa Greek Cuisine in Wayne. More venues are currently being added to the roster.

Click here for more information about Passaic County Restaurant Week, including menus, please visit or call (973) 706-6640.