It's the perfect chance to experience menus you've been meaning to try at some of the state's top restaurants.
New Jersey Restaurant week is Sept. 16 through 22.
During this time, eateries from Atlantic to Warren counties will offer special price-fixed menus for lunch and dinner.
Five restaurants in Essex County will be participating this year:
435 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell
1099 Broad St. , Bloomfield
Lunch & Dinner
Market Street Bar & Grill
1 Gateway Center, Newark
18 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair
55 Main St., Millburn
$12 Lunch, $29 Dinner
Restaurant Week is sponsored by the New Jersey Restaurant Association, which was founded 70 years ago to support the success of the state's restaurant industry.
A portion of proceeds from Restaurant Week go to helping at-risk kids through Share Our Strength's "Dine Out for No Kid Hungry" initiative.
For a list of all participating restaurants, go here.