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Court Jester Freehold


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Court Jester Freehold

seal | Jan 13, 2013 06:40 AM

As mentioned in another thread I was saved from a reasonably expensive and likely lousy meal last night by a review from jrvedivici (ty again).

We ended up going to Court Jester as I was intrigued by their advertising their buffalo wings as "best". Well, the short of it is that they don't hold a candle to Jack's in West Long Branch, but they may well be the best in Freehold. We had a few burgers, two orders of wings, and an order of waffle fries covered in seasoned beef and cheese sauce along with more than a few beers.

The beer selection is pretty good and there were more than enough tv sets to watch the football games comfortably at our table away from the bar. The wings were a good size, not too big or too small and split into the usual two sections and the buffalo sauce was tasty, if not hot enough for me (no choices as to level of heat, just buffalo or bbq). The major issue I had with them is that they were most likely frozen and not fresh. This makes them soggy as opposed to crispy unless one overcooks them and then they just get dried out. I urge you to try Jack's wings to see what a crispy, yet juicy, wing should be.

The fries were much better - crispy and tasty and they held up well under a decent amount of ground beef and cheese sauce. Burgers were also just ok, but good sized and we all ended up leaving a portion on our plates uneaten due to both things.

All in all I can see why I couldn't find a review of the place here on this board. I can also understand why they were busy last night as it was fairly priced and comfortable and nothing we ate was actually bad.

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