Carriage House Restaurant

Dine outdoors on the beautiful Paper Mill Playhouse campus, or pick up your meal curbside from the Carriage House Restaurant, located in the F.M. Kirby Carriage House.
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Two Course Prix Fixe Dinner Wednesday–Saturday
Sunday Brunch
Curbside Pick-Up

Full selections of wines, glass or bottle, and hand crafted cocktails available.


Live Entertainment—Brookside Cabaret

Brookside Cabaret Schedule of Performers, Thursday and Saturday Nights at 7PM
Thursday, August 13: Matt Castle
Saturday, August 15: Louis Danowsky Trio: Broadway Blues
Thursday, August 20: Elizabeth Ward Land with Matt Castle
Saturday, August 22: Susan Speidel and Joe Regan
Thursday & Saturday, August 27 & 29: Kelli Rabke with John Fischer on piano and Sean Harkness on guitar
Thursday, September 3: Elizabeth Ward Land with Matt Castle
Saturday, September 5: Susan Speidel and Joe Regan
Thursday & Saturday, September 10 & 12: Nicole Vanessa Ortiz
Thursday, September 17: Kyle Taylor Parker: An Evening of Broadway Soul
Saturday, September 19: TBD
Thursday, September 24: Dwayne Clark
Saturday, September 26: Rema Webb: A Tribute to Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald

Seating begins at 5PM. In case of rain, Thursday night performances will be rescheduled to Friday night, and Saturday night performances will be rescheduled to Sunday night.  Reservations can be rescheduled for postponed shows.

For Dinner/Show Tickets Call 973.315.1707
Wednesday–Friday Nights & Sunday Brunch reservations available through OpenTable.

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Not ready to dine al fresco? We are thrilled to offer Carriage House Creations for you to enjoy at home.  Specially prepared tried and true favorites in a heat & serve format in oven-ready packaging. Meals are available for you to order online or by phone, with contactless curbside pick-up. It’s a perfect way for you to enjoy a great meal, and support Paper Mill Playhouse during this time.

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Two-Course Dinners, $28-30 per person.* Available Wednesday-Sunday.

Complete Sunday Brunch, $25 per person.* Available Sundays only

*sales tax and optional gratuity not included

In addition, we will have Chef Inspired Dining Experiences, a la carte offerings including our famous cream of butternut squash soup and children’s fare. All bottles of wine on our list are also available for take home.

Order early, limited quantities available. Please check back here for weekly menus.

Order Curbside Pick Up
Or call 973.315.1707 to place an order.

The Carriage House Restaurant located in the F.M. Kirby Carriage House at Paper Mill Playhouse features seasonal American cuisine, and we are open 2 1/2 hours prior to most performances. For pre-theater dining, we offer price fixed menus in the dining rooms, and custom crafted cocktails, fine wines by the glass, and appetizers and desserts at the Bar. Reservations are highly recommended — click above or call 973.315.1707 and leave a message to make yours today.

Newly opened in 2018, The Loft is located on the 2nd floor of the restaurant and is the perfect place for light snacks and custom crafted cocktails before the show. We look forward to seeing you!

We are not a nut-free kitchen. Please call in advance for any food allergy concerns. Without 24 hour advance notice we cannot guarantee the purity of any dish. Please Present Gift Cards Prior To Ordering.