If you've never been to the Library II in Vorhees, you're missing out on one of the most unique dining experiences in the state.
The place is dark and cozy inside and the walls are stocked with books.
You can even sign to check one out and bring it back when you return if you please. The place has been around for decades but shut down completely during the pandemic.
New owners purchased the place during COVID and re-opened it in April 2021.
I had not been there in many years but went there recently and it was amazing.
The place looks exactly the same with some slight updates and great upkeep.
The ownership is the same group that also now owns the legendary Pub in Pennsauken.
They upgraded their meat and seafood selection, and still maintain an enormous salad bar, included with every meal.
The salad bar offers more selections, including a variety of breads and cheeses, than you will find anywhere.
There used to be four Library restaurants in South Jersey at one time. Only two remain. The other is the Library IV in Williamstown.
This Voorhees location was once the Saddle and Spur and before that, The Rafters back to 1947.
The original Library restaurant was in Morristown and closed decades ago.
The new old Library II is worth the drive from anywhere for a date night, family dinner or just with a group of friends.
It's on Route 73 North, a few miles south of the NJ Turnpike Exit 4 and on the way to the AC Expressway for a lot of folks traveling through from Philly.
The food and the service are great and the atmosphere is one of a kind.
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