Planning Board Approves Chimney Rock Restaurant

Chimney Rock Restaurant, Flemington location

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Planning Board unanimously approved Chimney Rock Restaurant to construct a 7,655 square-foot restaurant on the former Veterans of Foreign Wars property at 750 Route 10. (Application No. 19-12-16).

The proposed restaurant will be located at 730 and 750 Route 10; Block 8801, Lots 10 and 11.  The current owners of the properties are Block 8801, L10: Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Block 8801, L11: Didit Once Again, LLC.

Current locations of Chimney Rock Restaurants are located in Bound Brook, Gillette, and Flemington. Click here for more information.

Their regular menu consists of Homemade Guac & Chips, Pierogies, House Smoked Chimney Rack Ribs, Crispy Fried Calamari, Pizza, Burgers, House Smoked Beef Brisket, Cedar Planked Salmon, Chop House Steak and well as a Vegan Menu and a Gluten Free Menu. Desserts include Ghirardelli Hot Fudge or Caramel Ice Cream Sundae, Apple Brown Betty, and Molten Chocolate Explosion.

The Hanover location will be open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., year-round.

The application included plans to build a 7,655 square foot restaurant containing a total of 304 seats (274 permanent indoor seats plus 30 seasonal outdoor seats).

Chimney Rock Restaurant will employ roughly 80-100 local residents to fulfill various roles within the organization from dishwasher to full-time management. There will be roughly five full-time management positions with the remaining positions being filled by a mix of full and part-time jobs.

Architect drawing of proposed Chimney Rock Restaurant
Architect drawing of proposed Chimney Rock Restaurant