We knew we didn’t want sushi that night.
First, Madeline said pizza.
And then she wavered to hot dogs.
And then she went back to pizza.
And I hoped she wouldn’t change her mind as we were sitting down.
And, of course, she did.
“Do they have chicken fingers?”
Thankfully, although that’s not what we went there for, The Brick Oven of Morristown did, in fact, have chicken fingers.
Of the frozen nugget variety.
Which didn’t thrill me, but she was happy.
We have been to The Brick Oven several times over the last few years, mostly because it’s right next door to the Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, so it’s easy.
A few years ago after Nick’s friend celebrated her birthday at the Pippi Longstocking show, followed by pizza here.
Earlier this year after we saw Jack Hanna.
And a few other times just for a quick meal.
You are always greeted by a hostess as soon as you walk in. Normal weeknights, you can usually get seated right away. Weekends tend to be considerably busier. They do take reservations (and are BYOB), so definitely call ahead if you have a big group.
The decor is very Trattoria-style for sure. Warm, mood lighting, soft music … and a wall-mounted tv with the sports channel on. I know, odd, right? Madeline was thrilled, however, since they were broadcasting horse races while we were there last week.