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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Loving Hut Vegan Cuisine Has Opened in Matawan

Someone was kind enough to let me know that Loving Hut's restaurant at 952 Route 34 in Matawan had a soft opening on 11 November 2011. I'll be checking it out this weekend if at all possible. Here's a link to their online menu. I'm adding a map below. The restaurant is located on Route 34 in Matawan in the Dunkin' Donuts parking lot between Broad Street and the Hudson Trail. I'll add an update  when I get a chance to visit. (I have oodles of turkey in my fridge!)

UPDATE: We dropped in this afternoon (Saturday) to give Loving Hut a try. The place is quite bright and clean. Plenty of tables for dining in comfortably. The place settings were quite fancy, with stemware, white plates, silverware, a tall courtesy bottle of filtered water. Service was prompt and pleasant, and the food was fresh and well prepared. I had the Loving Hut Burger and my wife had the Golden Charm rice plate. We shared the crispy rolls and the veggie tempura. We finished with a slice of faux chocolate cheesecake and coffees.

As for the few negatives, the kitchen has some issues with getting the food courses out in the right order. They promised me they are working on it. And I cannot recommend the Loving Hut Burger. While the burger and sweet potato fries were certainly tasty, the burger toppings make it an impractical conception. I found the ingredients constantly slipping from the bun. I went through three napkins and eventually had to put it down.

Loving Hut is planning its grand opening in early December. They're still getting things in order. I wish them well.

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  1. I've added my review of Loving Hut as an update to the original article.

  2. I've been to the Loving Hut 5 times already and they only opened 2 weeks ago now. They have amazing food, I have tryed a variety of menu items. Everything is great, my personal fav. is the spicy cha cha, the strawberry boba milk tea, & the raw cake. VERY VERY GOOD! Being a vegan I am so over joyed they are only 5 min. away from me on Rt. 34! Vegetarian, vegan, or not, there is something for everyone, it's that good! Oh and very clean, nice seating, books to read, and the staff is excellent! ( found the burger & philly cheese steak messy too, but it did taste great )