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Alstede Farms

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7189 908-879-7815

Open year round: 9am - 6pm |Website for seasonal hours

*Experience fresh discoveries all year round on our family owned farm*
Pick your own fruits and vegetables, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program, farm store, food festivals, children's activities, farm animals, corn maze, pancake breakfasts, baked goods, seasonal items, homemade ice cream, farm camp and more!

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Antiques by Chester Crafts & Collectibles

28 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-2900

Open Daily: 11:00-5:30 | Call for extended holiday hours.

Affordable Antiques in Chester!

The ultimate destination for quality antique furniture, artwork, glassware, ceramics, metalware, toys and much more. Have your old furniture custom-painted in the color and finish of your choice. Custom painting done the right way-with quality products and techniques that give old furniture a new, refreshed look.

Art of Dance

15 Seminary Ave., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-4919

Mon-Thurs: 10:00-7:00 | Fri: 10:00-6:00 | Sat: 9:30-3:00

The Art of Dance offers excellence in dance training starting at age 1 through adults, for over 50 years. Dancing for fun or professional, we offer something for everyone. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and more. The Essential Dance Shop carries all your dance wear needs- shoes, clothing, bags, gifts etc.

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Aztec Mexican Restaurant

35 Perry Street

908-888-2111

Tue-Thu: 11:00AM-8:00PM|Fri-Sat: 11:00AM-10:00PM|Sun: 11:00AM-8:00PM

Aztec is a family owned restaurant that serves authentic homemade Mexican food using family recipes from our hometowns Morelos and Puebla in Mexico creating mouthwatering dishes. we have been serving and operating in Chester since 2010.

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Bella's Pizza & Italian Deli

30 Main Street

908-879-0015

Mon-Thur: 11:00am-8:00pm | Fri-Sat: 11:00am-9:00pm | Sun: 11:00am-8:00pm

Family-owned and operated since 2008, our restaurant has a proud history of great service and a passion for Italian cuisine. As soon as you enter, you are welcomed by the aroma of our freshly made thin-crust pizzas, homemade sandwiches, savory pasta dishes, and much more. Bella's is a must-try for authentic Italian food.
Buon appetito, and we hope to see you soon!

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Benito's Trattoria Italian Restaurant

44 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-1887

Tues:-Fri: 11:30-10:00
Sat: 5:00-10:00
Sun: 1:00-9:00

Explore the sweet side of superb Northern Italian Cuisine with our collection of freshly prepared pasta dinners, platters, and desserts. A perfect place for any occasion, Benito's offers party hosting up to 100 people and can cater all types of celebration events.

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Black River Candy Shoppe

44 Main St. (rear), Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-1233 908-879-1905

Mon: 11:00-5:00 | Tue-Fri: 10:00-5:00 | Sat:10:00-5:30 | Sun: 11:00-5:30

Over 1,000 candy items including bulk sold by the pound, gift tins, all your old time favorites and more in a nostalgic atmosphere.

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Body Heart Therapy Center / Myofascial Center of NJ

137 Main Street

908-879-4020

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm By appt

Licensed Massage Therapist providing pain relief, trauma relief, alignment and wellness visits using the Myofacial Release and Cranio-Sacral Modalities. These hands on sessions are safe and gentle. Sarah Borda, LMT, BCTMB started her center in 2003.

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Boehs Cabinet Shop

85 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7261

Mon: Call first | Tues-Sat: 9:00-5:00 | Sun: 11:00-5:00

A wood lover's delight! Featuring birdhouses, puzzle boxes, whirligigs, wooden gifts, and unfinished and barn wood furniture for adults, children, and dolls. This Fall (October 2024) marks our 61st year in business at this location!

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Center for Anxiety and Behavior Management, LLC

259 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-914-2624

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am-9:00 pm | Sat: 8:00-3:00

We offer evidence-based mental health services to children, teens, adults, families and couples striving to regain control of their lives by using action-oriented strategies for bothersome thoughts, feelings and/or behaviors.

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Cherries On Top Ice Cream

Mobile Event Ice Cream Truck

732-763-3513

Call to hire for your special events! By reservation.

Delicious hand-crafted sundaes, smoothies, shakes, floats, frozen lattes, and strawberry lemonade. Lovingly made and served from our beautiful vintage dessert truck.

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Chester Candle Company

76 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-432-5071

Mon - Fri: 11am - 5pm | Sat: 10am -5pm | Sun: 11am-5pm
Call for extended Holiday Hours

Hand-poured small-batch artisan soy candles made by our family right here on Main Street! Can't find the scent you are looking for? No problem! Choose from over 100 scents in our scent library and make your own candle at our Pour Your Own (PYO) Bar. No appt necessary. We offer classes too See website for more details.

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Chester Country Furnishings

60 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-4288 908-879-6366

Mon-Tues: 12:00-4:00 | Wed-Sat: 10:00-5:30 | Sun: 11:00-5:30

Our shop has something for everyone! We carry a variety of furniture, lighting, home décor, upholstery, etc. and we are constantly updating our inventory with new arrivals. Featuring two floors of unusual handcrafted accessories and unique gifts.

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Chester Crafts & Collectibles

28 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-2900

Open Daily: 11:30-5:30 | Call for extended holiday hours.

"Chester's Essential Shopping Destination"
Let us spark your imagination with our extensive, innovative and fine quality collections of home decor, baby, jewelry/accessories, gift and seasonal products. Celebrating 30 Years in business! Our experience gives us a unique ability to bring extraordinary products to our valued customers.

Chester Library

250 W. Main Street

908-879-7612

Mon-Thu: 9:00am-8:00pm | Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm | Sat: 10:00am-3:00pm | Sun: 1:00pm-5:00pm

The Chester Library is a vibrant community hub, offering a diverse collection of books, multimedia resources, and engaging programs for all ages, fostering a love for learning and reading.

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Chester Meat Market

27 West Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7523

Mon-Fri: 8:00-5:00
Sat: 7:00-3:00

*Old Fashion Service and Premium Quality*
Behind the 40 foot glass showcase that holds an array of delectable meats - ranging from hot dogs to kielbasa to mouth watering rib eye steaks - are four individuals ready to serve! Master Butchers Glen, Jon, Nick and Joe are passionate and dedicated to exceeding their customer's expectations.

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Chester Woods Family Dentistry

385 Route 24 Suite D

908-888-3104 908-955-0095

Mon: 9am-6pm |Tue: 9am-12pm|Wed: 8am-6pm|Thu: 8am-4pm|Fri-Sat: 8am-1pm

Dr. Carina Fairfield provides quality dental care in a clean, comfortable environment with modern state of the art technology. Our goal is to educate and empower our patients to maintain a happy and healthy small in all phases of life.

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Club Rince Irish Gift Shop and Dance Studio

125 Main Street, Chester, NJ 07930

908-955-3454

Please see website for class times and opening hours

Home of Club Rince (pronounced Ring-ka) the Irish Dance Club and Pop up Ireland, a unique Irish gift shop offering a beautifully curated collection of authentic Irish Gifts and Imports. Traditional Irish Dance classes for all ages. Explore, learn and embrace Irish culture and tradition.

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Comfortably Chic

47 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-955-7257

Mon-Fri: 11:00-5:00 | Sat: 10:00-6:00 | Sun: 11:00-5:00
Call for extended holiday hours

Wonderful selection of home decor, furniture, kitchen and garden items! Home of Chester Candle Company retail offering candles, diffusers, wax melts and room sprays.

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Dainty Dandelion

58 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-888-2501

Wed-Sun: 11:00-5:00

Unique American made gifts for men and women plus vintage home decor and furniture. Services include custom painting and room redesign.

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Domo 7 Japanese Restaurant & Hibachi

189 Route 206 North (Shoprite Mall), Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7787

Mon-Fri: Lunch 11:00-3:00 / Dinner 4:00-9:00 | Sat: Lunch 11:30-3:00 / Dinner 3:00-10:00 | Sun: 12:00-9:00

Authentic Japanese Restaurant with Hibachi & Sushi. Fresh fish in daily. We offer a variety of delicious, low-fat, heart-healthy dishes.

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E. Christopher and Sons Metalsmith Studio

30 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-5094

Thu-Sat: 11:00-4:00
Sun: 11:00-4:00
Check Google for extended holiday hours

Step into our workshop and see our own designs in jewelry, tote bags, cutting boards and mobiles, fabricated with the highest quality craftsmanship. Expert jewelry repair. Custom Design. Knife sharpening.

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El Monte Coffee Roasters

45 Perry St, Ste. D, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-0313

Open Daily 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy the freshest coffee ever! We roast our own coffee and make our own baked goods. Tea, latte, cappuccino, Chai and delicious smoothies.

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Frank Anthony Salon

154 Route 206, Chester NJ 07930

908-879-6211

Tues-Thurs: 9:00-8:30
Fri: 8:30-5:30
Sat:8:00-3:30

Frank Anthony Salon, celebrating 53 years in business, is a full service hair salon & spa. Our mission is to provide the best customer experience welcoming each guest as if they were family. We continually train with the highest caliber of artists to give you the best service in the industry.

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio

44 Main Street

908-943-1619

Mon - Fri : 12:15pm-9:15pm

Dance studio specializing in Ballroom and Social Dance lessons for adults and children. From wedding dance preparation to group classes and private lessons, we've got it all!

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Fresco Mexican

137 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-955-7222

Mon- Thu:10:30-9:00 | Fri:10:30-10:00 |Sat: 7:00am-10:00pm|Sun: 7:00am-9:00pm

Fresh Mexican on Main Street Chester. Summer porch dining. Vegetarian options. Artisan boutique. A unique dining and shopping experience.

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Gemini Design Group

32 Grove Street

908-605-0585

Mon-Fri: 11:00am-4:00pm | Sat-Sun: By appointment

Gemini Design is an award winning, full service Kitchen and Bath Design Company. Gemini Designs offers 25 years experience designing kitchens, bathrooms. basements, bars, studies, laundry rooms, mud rooms, butlers' pantries and much more. Gemini can also assist with deigning for clients with special needs using the principles of Universal Design.

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Grouse in Pearls

54 Main St., Village Square Ste. 3, Chester, NJ 07930

908-888-2538

Wed-Sun: 11:00-5:00

A unique store with a signature mix offering antique, vintage, and contemporary furniture, home decor, art, fine jewelry, LV, Chanel, Hermes, glass, lighting, etc.

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Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill

104 State Park Road, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-6593

Spring & Summer Weekends: 10:00-5:00
After Labor Day: Thurs-Sun: 10:00-5:00
Check website for exact dates and times of operation

7th Generation Family Farm - Cider mill, bakery, farm store, Pick-Your-Own apples and pumpkins corn maze, cider donuts and lunch. Just 5 short minutes from Historic downtown Chester. Beautiful and peaceful.

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Handmade By Melinda

20 Main St., Chester NJ 07930

908-888-3056

Tues-Sun: 10:00-5:00

Greeting cards, unique, dimensional, boxes, signs, shirts, watercolor paintings, classes for handmade cards, boxes, paper & fabric

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Home Coming: The Mental Health Shop

41 Main Street, Unit B

908-888-3026

Thu - Fri: 11:00am-5:00pm |Sat: 10:00am-6:00pm |Sun: 11:00am-5:00pm

A shop for all of your mental health needs - journals, weighted blankets, mental health awareness apparel, stickers and more!

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Landscapes By Design

PO Box 484, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7811

Call for an appointment

Professional, full-service company specializing in quality landscaping and construction. Professional landscape design, patios, walkways, driveways, walls, steps, ponds, fencing, sod, lawn services.

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Le Mirage Salon

101 Maple Ave., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-9997

Tues-Thurs: 9:00-8:00 | Fri: 9:00-6:00 | Sat: 8:00-5:00 | Sun: 10:00-4:00

Full-Service Salon, hair color, cuts and styling, extensions, up-do, makeup, massage, waxing, and much more for the entire family.

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Linda's Gourmet Biscotti

30 Main St., Chester, NJ

908-246-2233

Tues-Fri: 8:30-5:00 | Sat-Sun: 8:30-6:00

Gourmet biscotti shop serving delicious treats, coffee, artisan breads and more. Great for gifts, catering or a quick snack. With traditional crunchy and signature soft biscotti, Linda's offers something for everyone!

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Longbridge Interiors

10 Budd Ave, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-2599

Tues-Fri: 9:00-5:00
Sat: 10:00-2:00

Custom window treatments, upholstery, bedding, and interiors. Interior design also available.

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Mercantile on Main

76 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-955-7257

Mon-Fri: 11:00-5:00 | Sat: 10:00-6:00 | Sun: 11:00-5:00
Call for extended holiday hours

Jewelry, Cards, Gifts, Accessories and more

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Midnight Owl

75 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-1717

Please call the store for current hours

"Live your own myth"
A whimsical lifestyle boutique packed with unique & inspirational finds! Mackenzie-Childs, Patience Brewster, crystals, incense, tarot, Halloween, socks (a wall of 'em), clothing, chimes, books and more.

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Move In Grace

294 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

973-294-4059

Please call for class schedules.

Gentle movement classes to relax, restore, reduce pain, increase flexibility and balance. Small group and individual sessions foster personal growth. Yoga, Qigong, Feldenkrais, Bones for Life, Spiritual Direction and more.

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New York Pizza & Ristorante

57 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-4424 908-879-4630

Tues-Thur: 11:00-9:00 | Fri-Sat: 11:00-10:00 | Sun: 11:00-9:00

Specialty pizza and subs, gourmet dinners in our newly extended dining room, catered parties on or off our premises.

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NinaLou Patisserie

57 Main Street

908-888-3118

Tue - Sat: 7:00am-5:00pm | Sun: 7:00am - 4:00pm

Authentic French Bakery

Objects of Desire

57 Main Street

908-879-1968

Tue - Sat: 11:00am-5:00pm | Sun: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Call for extended holiday hours

Affordable luxury and infinite possibilites in an upscale boutique. Located in Chester for over 18 years, carrying artisan handcrafted jewelry, unusual handbags and exclusive lines of clothing.

Ours Flowers Balloons, Events, Decor

38 Main Street

917-250-6692

All kinds of Event Decor, Balloons and Flowers

Penny Lane

87 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

862-777-1785

Fri:12:00-5:00 | Sat-Sun: 11:00-5:00

This unique shop offers a wide selection of vinyl records (original and re-issue), plus a vast collection of CD's and DVD's at great prices. Worth the drive from anywhere!

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Perfect Treasure

35 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-9622

Mon-Fri: 10:30-5:00 | Sat-Sun: 10:30-6:00 | Extended holiday hours.

"Something for all ages"
Byer's Choice Carolers, clothing & accessories to fit the American Girl doll, Heritage lace, fine tabletop lace, Yankee Candle and much more...

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Plant Detectives, Inc.

45 Route 206, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-6577 908-879-8687

Mon-Fri: 7:00-5:00 | Sat: 7:00-4:00 |Sun: Call for hours March-December

10 acres of plant material, specializing in large size plants/trees. Great selection of seasonal plants for color. Year round gift shoppe featuring unique seasonal décor.

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Pleasant Market General Store

128 Main Street

908-879-6746

Mon.-Thurs 6:00am-9:00pm | Fri: 6:00am-10:00pm | Sat.-Sun. 7:00am-10:00pm

Featuring Ice Cream, Convenience Store Items, Fresh Farm Produce and much more!

PNC Bank

25 Maple Ave., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-5667 908-879-5129

Mon-Wed: 8:30-5:00 |Thurs-Fri: 8:30-6:00

A full service bank with drive-up, ATM and night depository services. Ample parking and convenient hours.

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Publick House Hotel & P.H. Steakhouse

111 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-6878 •

Mon-Fri: 11:30-10:00
Sat: 11:00-10:00
Sun: 11:30-8:00

The newly renovated Public House Hotel has earned distinction on the National Register of Historic Places. The location is now a boutique hotel featuring all suites and the highly acclaimed P.H. Steakhouse Restaurant

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Rebel Sheep Wine Co.

15 North Road (@Stony Hill Farm)

908-955-3851

Vary by season. See website for more information.

Tasting room with fruit wines and ciders. Visit website for hours and admission information.

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Redwoods Grill and Bar

459 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7909 908-879-0714

Sun-Thurs: 12:30-8:00 | Fri-Sat: 12:00-9:00

Full-service restaurant. American grill featuring a wood-fired grill. Excellent seafood, steaks, and burgers!

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Rows of PurL

44 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-0403

Tues-Sat: 11:00am-5:00pm | Sun: 11:00-4:00

Walk this way to Rows of PurL for the finest of knitting and crochet fibers, needles, and supplies. Group classes and private lessons available at all levels including many other fiber sports. Original artworks and handmade gifts offered for purchase.

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Sally Lunn's Tea Shoppe & Restaurant

15 Perry St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-7731

Tues-Fri: 10:30-5:30 | Sat-Sun: 10:30-6:00

VOTED #1 Restaurant by NJ Monthly for 5 Years in a Row!
Celebrating 30 Years - Chester’s Most Famous Location! Serving scrumptious homemade lunches, afternoon teas, desserts, and our world famous scones. Catering services, online shopping, and a huge selection of loose teas and China.

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Serendipity Toys and Books

25 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-888-2611

Tues-Fri: 11:00-5:00 | Sat: 10:00-6:00 | Sun: 11:00-5:00
Call for extended holiday hours

The place for toys and books in Chester! High-quality toys, games, puzzles, baby gifts and more. Serendipity has Chester's largest selection of children's books, including modern titles and classics. Make your own stuffy! Lots of furry friends to choose from!

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Skylands Acupuncture

50 Main Street, 2nd Floor

908-876-3643

Mon-Wed: 10:00am -7:00pm |Thu: 3:00pm-7:00pm |Fri: 10:00am-7:00pm | Sat: Emergencies Only

An acupuncture practitioner for 35 years, Deborah treats acute and chronic pain, women's issues & fertility, stress and emotional issues, digestive issues and more with Chinese Herbology, Reiki, plus Mindfulness Meditation Classes.

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Smooth as Glass Designs

44 Main St., Chester NJ 07930

908-955-7896

Tues-Sun: 11:00-5:00

We are not just an art glass shop, but also a boutique with unique gifts for all. Come in and join us for a workshop on kiln-formed glass and create a stunning art piece.
Register at smoothasglassdesigns.com

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Steam Soapery

76 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-888-2571

Mon: Mon-Fri: 11:00-5:00 | Sat: 10:00-6:00 | Sun: 11:00-5:00

Handcrafted clean customizable bath, shower, beauty and body products. We specialize in creating products onsite that are personalized just for you.

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Stone House Studio

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Wheel thrown, handmade, functional ceramic work made in small batches in Chester available online

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Stony Hill Farms (Farm Market)

15 North Rd., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-2908 908-879-5876

June 1st-Dec 23rd 10:00am-6:00pm

Farm market selling homegrown produce, baked goods and seasonal items. Pick your own strawberries, flowers, raspberries, blueberries, apples, pumpkins and vegetables. 10 acre Corn Maze. See website for what is available by season.

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Stony Hill Farms (Greenhouses)

8 State Route 24, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-2696 Fax: 908-879-5876

Hours vary by season. Visit website for hours.

Greenhouse with seasonal plants, cut flowers, orchids, house plants and home decor

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Sub Pub

127 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-5334

Tues-Fri: 10:00-6:00 | Sat: 10:30-6:00 | Sun: 10:30-5:00

Sub sandwiches, deli sandwiches, hot soups, hot & cold catering. Sit-down or take-out.

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Taylor's Ice Cream Parlor

18 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-5363

Open Daily:10:30-Close | Changes seasonally

48 flavors of homemade hard ice cream, soft-serve, sundaes, banana splits, shakes, malts, floats, egg creams, smoothies, yogurt, no-sugar/dairy free options. Ready to go cakes and novelties. Comfortable inside seating with views of up- beat Main Street.

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The Old Mill Tavern

55 Route 24, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-9815

Mon-Thurs: 12:00-9:00 | Fri-Sat: 12:00-10:00 | Sun: 12:00-8:00

Local tradition, catering to community, family and friends for over 50 years. Featuring 24 beers on tap and full bar. American Pub style food with daily specials.

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The Olive and The Stone

58 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-455-1131

Wed-Fri: 11:00am-5:00pm |Sat-Sun: 11:00am-5:00pm

Premium flavored Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars. "A unique tasting bar experience." More than 70+ varieties of premium olive oils and balsamic vinegars to try before you buy. Related accessories, gifts and more available.

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The UPS Store

95 W. Main St. Ste. 5, Chester, NJ 07930

908-879-0100 908-879-0115

Mon-Fri: 8:00-7:00 | Sat: 9:00-4:00 | Sun: 10:00-3:00

Whether you are a small business like us, that needs printing, packaging and shipping solutions,mail and package receiving, or even shipping large freight items -our staff can help. We also provide design and wide format printing.

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Winky's Pet Boutique

15 Perry St., Chester, NJ 07930

908-955-4211

Wed-Sun:11:00am-5:00pm

Best store for your "Best Friend' featuring specialty toys, all natural treats and chews, clothing, leashes and collars. Lots of other unique items! Pets of all sizes welcome! Adoption events and holiday photos.

You're Not In Kansas Anymore

35 Perry St., Chester, NJ 07930

973-945-9133

Thur-Sat: 11:00-5:30 | Sun: 12:00-5:00 | Call for extended holiday hours

*You're not in Kansas*
Where fashionistas flock! A phenomenon that's been rockin Perry Street since 2000. Jewelry, from Sorrelli to Alexis Bittar, and duds for divas. There's so much fabulousness!

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Zapped by Jay

87 Main Street

908.692.7346

Mon-Wed: By appointment only |Thu-Sun: 11:00am-6:00pm

Permanent jewelry boutique. permanent jewelry is a necklace, anklet or bracelet that doesn't have a typical clasp. Instead, both ends are welded together.

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