Amanda's Appetizers · Amanda's GF Appetite · Gluten Free · Restaurant Review

The Farmhouse Cafe & Eatery

After dropping a few items off at our apartment before move in day and to check to see if my car would fit into the parking spot (I’m a loon and my car is very wide), Brandon and I went to buy a couch. It was very fast decision and we were happy because we were starving. We headed to The Farmhouse in Westwood.

The Farmhouse Cafe & Eatery is unique cafe experience which offers healthy gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options. It is opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I ate at The Farmhouse in Cresskill when I used to work in the area and I loved it. I thought it was ahead of its time offering a diverse, healthier style menu. I was excited to try the one in Westwood.

All of the soups are homemade. Brandon started with the tomato garlic bisque soup.

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It was gluten free and vegetarian. He really liked it. I thought it tasted like tomato sauce, but I guess that’s what tomato soup is.

I got the lentil spinach soup. Sorry that the picture didn’t come out well.

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It was gluten free and vegetarian. I really enjoyed my soup. I’ve never eaten lentils and spinach together. This soup is definitely something I am going to try to recreate at home.

For my main meal, I ordered the marinated grilled octopus salad with the white balsamic dressing on the side.

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It had octopus, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, feta and mesclun greens. I really liked my salad but it was so tiny for the price. Since we moved, we won’t be going back, but I did recommend it to my parents. They ate there and thought the same thing we did: it was good but not for the price.

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