SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The inaugural South Orange Food Stroll and Pub Craw will take place this Sunday, May 15. Restaurants and merchants throughout South Orange Village Center will be offering tasting stations and special promotions from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) stated via email that new restaurants continue to be added, but as of now the following are signed-up to participate:


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  • Above Restaurant & Bar
  • Ashley Marketplace
  • Bubble Pop
  • Bunny's Sports Bar
  • Chez Dubois
  • Dancing Blender
  • Papillon 25
  • Ricalton's
  • Tito's Burrito's & Wings
  • Town Hall Deli

PUB CRAWL (cash bar)

  • Above Restaurant & Bar
  • Bunny's Sports Bar
  • Gaslight Brewery
  • Papillon 25
  • Ricalton's


  • Cafe Word
  • Kitchen a la Mode
  • Pet Wants
According to the SOVCA website, "participating restaurants will set up tasting stations inside their storefronts. In order to attend the event you must purchase a wristband that will give you access to over one dozen restaurants sampling their fabulous food and stores who will be offering great discounts and promotions!"

Maps will be provided so attendees "don't miss one morsel."

Advance sale wristbands can be purchased for $15 each for adults, $5 for kids 3-12. Children age 2 and under are free. Wristbands are on sale at The Dancing Blender, Kitchen a la Mode, and Sparkhouse, cash only. 

Wristbands can also be purchased in advance on the SOVCA website here, and can be picked up the day of the event beginning at noon at the Sloan Street gazebo by the South Orange train station. Wristbands will also be available for sale at the gazebo the day of the event for $20 each.