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Welcome to Verve

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N.J.'s best bars: T-shirts, crowd chants and crafty cocktails in Somerville

So some bar-hopping, bald-headed guy walks into a Somerville restaurant/cocktail lounge and finds . . . T-shirts with his face and the words "The Judge. The Jury'' being handed out to patrons. The highlight, or lowlight, of my career (Peter Genovese I NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) Peter Genovese | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com "This is the place to be in Somerville,'' says Rich Reitman, sitting at the bar in Verve. It's a cozy, comfortable, stylish, but not stuffy restaurant/lounge right across the street from the courthouse, and how I've never managed to find myself in here at least once in the last 18 years I don't know. But better late than ever, and owner Rick St. Pierre and patrons pulled out all the stops in an effort to make a name for themselves in our N.J.'s best bars showdown. One must here: a drink from the friendly, knowledgeable bartenders. The tall guy with the kitschy white-framed glasses is Bryan Mack, who made his Carlos Slim cocktail in a recent nationwide bartender competition. READ MORE


Situated in the heart of downtown somerville, NJ

Our restaurant is known for the quality of our butcher aged steaks and sushi grade fish. Our creative menu offers a variety of bistro dishes prepared with the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients.

Our provencial country style is grounded with slow cooked flavors, presenting a creatively prepared dish for every palette. To enhance you experience we offer carefully selected bistro wines from our cellar, European and domestic beers and fashionable martinis and cocktails.

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, visit our Soho inspired upstairs lounge for cocktails, parties and special events or enjoy eclectic music in our historic landmark bar, the very spot where the first drink was served in Somerville NJ after Prohibition.