The Best Seafood Restaurants Near Your Gaslight Commons Apartment


Although in a bustling city like South Orange we have the opportunity to eat fresh seafood any time of the year, there seems to be no better time to enjoy it than the summertime, when we can sit outside, watch the sun go down and eat some locally-caught seafood with our friends and family.

Near your Gaslight Commons apartment, there is certainly no shortage of seafood restaurants right around the corner. Read on to find out where you should have a mouthwatering dinner tonight!

Legal Sea Foods, located at 1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills which is about seven miles from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is a contemporary chain that specializes in upmarket seafood and is also known for their steaks and cocktails.

Located on the lower level of the Short Hills Mall, Legal Sea Foods offers dining at the bar or in the dining area, which has an aquarium of koi fish built into the floor. They were also recently voted as the number one best seafood restaurant by USA Today.

Fin Raw Bar and Kitchen, located at 183 Glenridge Ave, Montclair which is about six miles from your Gaslight Commons apartment, serves carefully sourced fish and fresh oysters daily which draws locals to this American spot with seafaring decor.

Dedicated to sustainability and seasonal quality, Fin Raw Bar and Kitchen is known for offering light, clean fare, with a price point that’s sensitive to the times. Check out some of their signature entrees such as monkfish osso bucco, squid ink tagliatelli, crispy skin salmon and Shaghai lobster and shrimp.


Legal Sea Foods

1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills



Fin Raw Bar and Kitchen

183 Glenridge Ave, Montclair

(973) 744-0068

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