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Fine Dining BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT Golden Dynasty 825 FRANKLIN LAKE ROAD FRANKLIN LAKES (201) 891-7866 295 KINDERKAMACK ROAD HILLSDALE (201) 358-8685 GOLDENDYNASTYNJ.COM Exotic island cocktails, house specialties like Empress Chicken or the Dragon and Phoenix, not to mention the Triple Delight with asparagus, have made readers choose Golden Dynasty as tops for eight straight years. > RUNNERS-UP: IMPERIAL DYNASTY 3 FRANKLIN TURNPIKE, MAHWAH BAMBOO HOUSE RIDGEWOOD Bergen abounds with fabulous Chinese restaurants that bring Szechuan and Cantonese treats right to your door. Imperial Dynasty and Bamboo House are great for dining in, or for having dumplings, rice and noodles and other classic dishes delivered. 30 2016 EDITION | (201) BEST OF BERGEN GUIDE BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT (TIE) River Palm Terrace 1416 RIVER ROAD, EDGEWATER, (201) 224-2013 41-11 ROUTE 4 WEST, FAIR LAWN (201) 703 -3500 209 RAMAPO VALLEY ROAD, MAHWAH (201) 529-1111 RIVERPALM.COM Oceanos 2-27 SADDLE RIVER ROAD, FAIR LAWN (201) 796-0546 OCEANOSRESTAURANT.COM Steak may be what put River Palm Terrace on the map, but the seafood shines too at this popular eatery. South African lobster tail and mouth-watering jumbo shrimp might just be part of the reason. A raw bar with the freshest oysters, clams, crab and shrimp are just the start of what makes Oceanos a mainstay on the Bergen dining scene. The arctic char with grilled lime and ginger beurre blanc will leave you hungry for more. RUNNERS-UP: BIGGIE’S CARLSTADT VARKA RAMSEY What more can readers say about Biggie’s and Varka that hasn’t already been said? Both offer top-quality and diverse menus, fun atmosphere and a lively social scene, and service abounding. Whatever you choose from the menu, you’re sure to have a delicious and satisfying meal. RIVER PALM & GOLDEN DYNASTY: CHRIS MARKSBURY; OCEANOS: MITSU YASUKAWA; IMPERIAL: ANTHONY BIANCIELLA Oceanos