Opening Alert: Steel Wheel Tavern, Ridgewood, NJ


Steel Wheel Tavern, a new bar and restaurant, has opened in Ridgewood. The heavily renovated space, which was formerly Smith Brother’s Steak & Chophouse — a building which was built in the late 1800s.

The kitchen is being helmed by River Edge native Bryan Tortorella. Chef Tortorella has previously worked at Bacari Grill (Washington Township) and numerous restaurants in Rhode Island (The Pier Restaurant in Newport, Ruth’s Chris in Providence).

The modern American menu (see menus on their website), is a mix of apps, salads, sandwiches with meat and seafood entrees. A selection of wines and craft cocktails round out their drink options. The 100 seat restaurant, which includes both bar and dining room, is now open for both lunch and dinner.


Steel Wheel Tavern 51 N Broad St, Ridgewood, NJ Website

[photo source: Steel Wheel Tavern]



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