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Gaetano's Restaurant
Gaetano's Restaurant

Gaetano's Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.gaetanosredbank.com
  • Email: info@gaetanosredbank.com
  • Phone: (732) 741-1321
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;

    Dinner: Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm,

    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Dagoberto Sanchez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Menu, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact the restaurant directly for more information on catering options.
  • Private Party Facilities: Contact the restaurant directly for more information about parties.
  • Private Party Contact: Andrew Santos/Pat Kothe (732) 741-1321
  • Special Events & Promotions: We Cater any Event, please call us at 732-741-1321 for information

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Off of Broad St.
  • Public Transit: All NJ Transit buses and trains stop within a walking distance of Gaetano's Restaurant. Academy buses from Port Authority also drop off and pick up in Red Bank within a walking distance of Gaetano's Restaurant.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street and Public Lot
A word from Gaetano's Restaurant
Gaetano’s is among the newest and most authentic Italian restaurants that has come to Red Bank. Our management team and chefs have trained for many years throughout Italy and here in the States in the art and flair of Italian cookery. The restaurants’ design and interior atmosphere, with an open-air kitchen and brick oven pizza, is reminiscent of the typical Italian restaurant setting throughout southern Italy.



From almost every seat in our dining room you are able to see first-hand and also enjoy the hustle and bustle of our top notch kitchen staff at work. It is our relentless goal to bring the finest and most authentic Italian cuisine available to Red Bank. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "Recently went with my mother and sons for my mother's birthday. Everyone loved their appetizers, especially the eggplant rolotini. I had the salmon for dinner which was very good, my mom had the Tilapia which was she did not enjoy. The tiramisu made up for it."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Ate here before seeing a show at Count Basie. Food was great and not too expensive. Nice ambiance. We asked to sit in the room to the right which was nicer. BYO too which we like."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "One of my favorite places to go, the calamari calabrase is their signature dish and we get it all the time, mouth watering. I love veal and usually order one of their veal dishes. I am never disappointed. This time I ordered the beet salad with goat cheese and arugula which was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My compliments on a good menu for those who need a Gluten Free meal."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Busy night but the service was lacking... Food was fast though"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The food itself was good. Many of us did a preset menu with salad, entree, & desert. The service, however, was horrible. The restaurant was full & there were only 3 servers. She was clearly overwhelmed & food came out late,wrong,& people were eating courses when others were not. It ruined the entire experience. We had to remind her about bringing out a drink 4 times before it finally arrived an hr into the meal. When it was time for desert, we asked her to take it to go due to the ridiculous wait times & she got upset with us after bringing the wrong one (I had just reminded her of the order). No one comp'ed anything-no one apologized. There was no manager in sight. I don't believe I would return because of this- especially on a busy night."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I had heard from a friend that Gaetano's was a good place to dine. Not so! The food was not hot when it arrived and our waiter was barely visible all night long. I tried to find him several times and he must have left for a break. Our broccoli rabe was seasoned with so much hot pepper that I could not even taste it. The menu did not indicate that this was a spicy dish. I requested my pasta al dente and it was mushy. I also asked it served in oil and garlic but it arrived in a soupy creamy sauce. When our waiter finally appeared, he offered to clear our dishes and never asked why we hardly touched our meals. I have gotten better service and hotter food at Pizza Hut."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was excellent and so fresh!! My husband and I really enjoyed our meal!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We've been to Gaetanos a few times and always a great experience. The bread is amazing, as well as the linguine with clams, pizzas and dinner specials. W always pick up some of their house olive oil and other goodies in the marketplace. Highly recommend for any occasion!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable meal. The service was very good and food was delicious. I liked the fact that there was a choice for a price fixed meal which included salad, entree and dessert. THe space was quiet, even thought other diners were present."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Food is excellent and well priced. Good for families and large groups as well as just two. You can bring your own wine, which keeps the price down. Very friendly atmosphere. I like that they would change the sauce for me on the dish I wanted to try!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Had a "cousins" dinner and this place worked out great! Was there on a saturday once and it was very noisy so this time we met on a sunday late afternoon which was quieter but we were able to have great conversation and everyone could be heard (total 11 of us). Service was great and so was the food!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Food was very good. Service was great. Absolutely would return"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "With high-quality gluten-free options, a large but not overwhelming set of selections, fresh ingredients and careful preparation, Gaetano's always makes it a special night out."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Gaetano's is one of my go-to restaurants in Red Bank. They are always willing to adjust the meals to your liking. The food is always great. Can be noisy and hard to hear each other at your table at times. Never had a bad meal yet."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Everything we had was absolutely delicious. Service was great too. I will definitely dine here again."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "The hostess was very nice. Showed us the specials. Ask what room we wanted to dine in and also asked what table. I did like having a choice. food was great as was the service. Will go back during summer to dine outside."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "We received a gift card to Gaetano's and decided to use it before Holiday Express. I made a reservation on Open Table which made it very easy. The hostess and server were very friendly. . When we told our server that we had time constraints he was very considerate about getting us out on time. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Gaetano's might be our new favorite restaurant in Red Bank."
    Dined on 12/19/2013
  • "The staff is very accommodating and the food is always great. It's such an easy part of Red Bank to park and then walk right onto Broad Street for an after dinner drink. The specials are very inventive and authentic and the regular menu never disappoints."
    Dined on 12/3/2013
  • "Food was good, service was ok, very noisy. So many other Italian restaurants in the area that aren't as expensive & are just as good or better. Particularly put off by hostess who seemed untrained & unsure of what to do."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "Everything about the restaurant was great...the food, the service. It was just 2 of us and we had some large tables nearby, which increased the noise level. Other than that, great job!"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Far too crowded because of an event in Red Bank. We were not seated for our 7:00 res until 7:20. Waited another 20 to order and the water requested for the 6 of us took 30mins! I do not think we will be going back anytime soon. When dinner was finished and dessert served the wait staff started clearing every table around us and the other 3 tables still eating. They were slow all evening and then had the nerve to rush at the end. This was not our first time there...would not return. $5bextra for gluten free pasta and then they served gluten free mussels with bread!"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "Great food. No ambience. If you can get past the dull environment you will enjoy Gaetano."
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Great neighborhood restaurant, ample seating even for a larger group. Staff is always courteous and knowledgeable, and their homemade pasta can't be beat. Neither can their seasoned olive oil (which you can purchase to bring home, like I did, because your family will not be able to get enough of it:) I also like that it is BYOB but they do have some wines available for purchase if you forget to bring your own- the best of both worlds!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "Gaetano's never disappoints. The food was amazingly delicious. The service was exceptional. We can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "All pasta is freshly made on premises and the quality of the ingredients is top-notch. The food is as good as, if not better than, my great-grandmother's...and she was fresh off the boat. The service is always spot on: There when you need them to be, but never pushy or trying to rush your experience. All in all, Gaetano's stands among the best Italian restaurants in the region."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "We came last 4 years, but won't be back again. 1. The kitchen mistakenly gave our appetizer to another table, so we had to wait for them to make it again. ok - it happens. 2. I love chicken scarpiello cut up/ on the bone. They said on the bone, but not cut up. Had him ask chef if he could cut it up. Chef said "NO, because it would be too much bone on the plate" (which is what I like) -- but would get several pieces. I asked to omit drumsticks, but loved wings/thighs. The chef agreed, but when it finally came, there were 3 breast pieces (no wings), and I was shocked to see there was NO bone at all. In a rush, so I ate it, but not happy. Our waiter, Mathew, was great, but not the chef! I'm sure he purposely omitted the bone. Nasty!!"
    Dined on 8/30/2013