Meils - Stockton, NJ
Bridge & Main, Stockton, NJ 609-397-8033
Tucked away in Stockton, one finds the charming Meil's
Restaurant. The menu is a blend of sophisticated yet "down
home" comfort food. After all, where else could you order Thanksgiving
dinner with all the trimmings year-round? Meil's is justifiably
famous for their meatloaf, potato pancakes, and pesto rotini with
On this evening, my companion ordered the sweet potato
jalapeno soup and the medallions of monkfish, topped with salsa,
accompanied with rice and butternut squash. The sweet potato soup
was a revelation. The sweetness was more than offset by the bite
of jalapeno. Even the most discerning palate should be tempted by
this soup. The monkfish proved to be a bit bland, but was a hearty
and substantial dish, nonetheless. I chose a green salad with blue
cheese and mussels provencal over fettucine. The salad was fresh
and visually pleasing. The mussels dish was heavenly. There were
at least a dozen succulent mussels in a tasty garlic wine broth
served over a bed of fettucine. . For dessert, we shared a cinnamon
raisin bread custard. Scrumptious. Dinner at Meil's is always a
feast that never disappoints.
Ambiance: 40's funky, small but cozy dining
Service: friendly, efficient.
Price Range: moderately expensive; Dinner for two--$52.00,
excluding wine and tip.
Hours: Open 7 days; breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Credit cards: No
Wheelchair access: On ground level.
Liquor license: No; BYO.