Internationally renowned dining guide Gayot has released their picks for the Top 40 restaurants in the U.S., and one of them is right here in Monmouth County!

Best Restaurant in NJ
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Yet again, Restaurant Nicholas in Red Bank is named among the best of the best nationwide! It's also the only restaurant representing NJ, and is keeping company on the list with the likes of NYC's Per Se, Eleven Madison Park, Le Bernardin, and Le Cirque, Philly's Vetri, and Chicago's Alinea. (Most of those are considered among the best restaurants in the WORLD.)

This isn't the first time Nicholas has been included in Gayot's Top 40, and with good reason -- the restaurant is incredible.

Just a few months ago, it was also named the Best Restaurant in NJ by Business Insider.

Chef/owner Nicholas Harary knows his stuff, and from the moment you pull your car into the driveway, you'll feel totally pampered from start to finish.

If you're keeping an eye on your budget, this restaurant will likely be more of a special occasion place for you, but if you really want to try it, I totally recommend their Sunday bar menu special: three courses for only $35!

Congrats to the entire Nicholas team!