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Slate Restaurant/Lounge Coming to Main Street

Slate will open on Main Street, replacing Rock Cellar

A Japanese fusion restaurant will soon open its doors to the community. Slate restaurant and bar will open in the place of Rock Cellar on 437 Main Street.

The restaurant boasts a family-friendly fine dining experience and will transform into a trendy lounge at night.

The DJ booth will be prominently displayed and elevated in the middle of the bar.

While providing modern Japanese cuisine, the menu also includes international food and bar food such as burgers and french fries.

The owner told Patch the restaurant aims to provide high quality food with a fair price.

The full bar menu includes 20 different types of sake, more than 30 selections of wine, 16 draft beer items and a selection of 25 beers from Asia.

Eleven flat screen TVs line the walls where guests can watch sport events and games. 

The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. for lunch, happy hour, dinner and lounge.

Slate is set to open sometime in February.

The restaurant is looking for bartenders, servers, chefs, and kitchen aids. Those interested in applying can email their resumes and a photo to slateofnj@gmail.com.

Continue to check Patch for more information and a sneak peek inside Slate.

badbul January 27, 2012 at 10:35 PM
I'll give it a year and a half before they close there doors just like every other establishment in that building did.
Yulia January 28, 2012 at 12:19 AM
Go SLATE, we really need your kind of business to boost WO economy!!!.....
Fran's Italian Deli January 28, 2012 at 09:23 PM
I heard the inside is beautiful and will have a state-of-the-art sound system...
Marco January 29, 2012 at 02:23 AM
We're so excited! First of, a warm welcome from all of us in West Orange! My family and I love sushi! We can't wait to try your cuisine, my all time favorite is Fatty tuna- hope you guys will have that. When is the opening date?
Joe January 29, 2012 at 12:59 PM
We are so excited to have a place for sushi and sake. It will be a great addition to a growing restaurant area.! Due Amici for Italian, Gaffers for American Pub food and Egans for Irish fare.
Charlotte January 30, 2012 at 12:32 AM
I'm so excited for this place! It's about time west orange have a restaurant with a lounge-y feel to it. That DJ booth in the middle of the bar sounds amazing! CAN'T WAIT TILL YOU GUYS OPEN.
Brian S January 30, 2012 at 03:34 PM
PLEASE HAVE SAPPORO ON TAP and SAKE BOMBS !!
Anon March 03, 2012 at 02:10 AM
Ummm close in a year? Rock cellar was there for over seven years and they left that town to go tO Hoboken cause the neighbor was getting too dark.

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