Gennaro's of Hamilton
Gennaro's of Hamilton

Gennaro's of Hamilton

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gennarospizzeria.com/
  • Phone: 6095874992x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Chef Gennaro Salzano
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Delivery, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Gennaro"s Restaurant offers complete off-premises catering services at your location from a simple house party, extravagant wedding or corporate picnic. Or you may choose to order just food in hotel-size catering pans for large parties (48-hour notice required). Carryout or delivery is offered. Of course, individual items are available for lunch, dinner or snacking.

    For more info about off-premises catering, please view our menus at gennarospizzeria.com. Or call Gennaro's and ask for our banquet manager to arrange an appointment to discuss the details of your event.
  • Entertainment: Join us every Tuesday evening for an enjoyable dinner and wonderful music. Hear the sounds of Italian melodies performed by "Toto the Accordion Player" from the old neighborhood. And, sometimes sharing the spot-light on Tuesdays is Sal Anthony ... well known keyboardist, singer and entertainer.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Shoppes at Nottingham Point @ Rte 33
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample free parking in our shopping center lot.
    Plenty of room to park private buses and limos.
A word from Gennaro's of Hamilton
Gennaro's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria is a casual, yet trendy establishment offering mouthwatering specialty pizza, thin-crust tomato pies, and made-to-order Italian cuisine at affordable prices. Check our menu page - make reservations, order online, or call us for catering!

Only in its 4th year of operation in 2012, Gennaro’s Pizzeria expanded to Gennaro's of Hamilton, adding a state-of-the-art open kitchen with iron chefs, a classy 70-seat dining room, a covered 40-seat outdoor patio (used from Memorial Day to Halloween) and fine dining servers.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Gennaro's of Hamilton reviews from OpenTable diners
34 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (26)great for outdoor dining (24)great for lunch (14)good for groups (12)kid-friendly (10)special occasion (10)fit for foodies (10)great for brunch (5)romantic (1)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    I've been to Gennaro's several times and each time I was never disappointed. Food is great and the service was always very attentive.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful surprise! Loved it!
    Lawrencevillian
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We went to Gennaro's for my daughter's birthday based on a recommendation from her friends. We were so happy we did! The service was attentive but not intrusive, and the food was excellent. Sides are quite generous, and we should have shared them (next time). Cannot wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find Right Under Our Noses!
    DianeJ
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I have literally lived in Hamiton for years but never paid much attention to the location of this restaurant. A co-worker happened to recommend it to me for my birthday this past weekend. What a find! Everyone was totally happy with their meals and my son wants to go back for his birthday in October. Everything was delicious. Service was excellent in that the meal was spread out and gave us enough time to digest our appetizers before the entrees were brought out. The desserts looked yummy but we had a birthday cake waiting at home. Can't wait to try those on the next visit. Five stars to Gennaro's!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful restaurant
    Misty
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My husband and I had a delicious dinner last Friday evening. Both the beet salad and house salads were excellent and plentiful. For entrees he had the Seasoned chicken and I had the Chicken Italiano. Both entrees were super. We were so happy to find Art Rogoff formerly of Antonio's as the chef. We highly recommend that you go here. Art will serve you a delicious meal. Misty
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    Snarf
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Food was good and we ate outside. Overall we enjoyed ourselves.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will definitely be back
    Luckyfind
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I was meeting a friend for lunch. We both live half an hour away in different directions. This was the perfect half way point to have a nice lunch and catch up. We will definitely be coming back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time with friends
    daddyi
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Three couples had fun at Gennaro's, sitting outside and eating pizza. It's BYOB and the atmosphere is friendly and efficient. Food is delicious Italian fare. Lovely atmosphere, ideal for outside seating. Will be sure to meet with friends again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Place
    foodfans
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We love Gennaro's. The food is always great...dining room spotless and the outdoor area in the summer is lovely. Terrific service everytime!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fair
    Reviewtime
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    2 loved their meal 2 thought it was just ok. I had scallops with pasta. It was an average dish not a lot of flavor especially the scallops. I enjoyed it more when I have been there for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, but pricey
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    The food has been great here, including the gluten free pizza and the daily special sea bass that I had the time before. The only issue I have is that out of the two times I have gone, there have been issues with the bill -- too expensive. The special was $16 more than anything else on the menu. The entrees come with soup or salad, and when I asked if I could have the special salad of the day, I was not told what extra charge there would be -- it was full price -- no discount for being part of meal. Instead of nickel and diming, this is on a higher scale.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Place
    Geeruby
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    The Food is excellent, and the deserts- yummy!! Great service too!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Second Review
    BigAVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    This was our second time at Gennaro's. The first time we thought it was fabulous. This time we think it was because they were extremely busy and we sat outdoors which was fine but i think their line couldn't handle the additional people. May try one mire time when in the area.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for a nice bite.
    LocalYocal
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This is a regular stop for myself and friends and family. The food has always been consistently good. The atmophere is very nice and well appointed. The only complaint I would have is we went in on a Saturday evening and the regular host was not there. The fella who seated us was abrupt and rather rude, they shouldn't really allow someone like that being the first person to greet their guests when the walk in the door. But its not enough to make me not return
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • jernic
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Friendly, food was good would go back again the pasta dishes were great. The special of Chilan Sea Bass was OK over priced $38.00. Stick to the main menu and you will be alright. Also BYOB
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    All of us really enjoyed our dinner. We had an amazing waiter. He provided great service and had a great personality. Just wish something could be done about the noise level....so loud.. It is not our first time dining there. We have been there several times. We are locals. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, but NOISY!!
    Bernie
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    This is a great neighborhood trattoria, with excellent food. However, if you want conversation, wait until you get home...way too noisy there!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 43 reviews are from the Gennaro's of Hamilton reviews archive.
  • Love this restaurant.
    luv2eat
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We had an awesome Saturday night dinner. First soft shell crabs of the season and they were prepared spectacular. Always have great food and service at this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as always!
    JackVIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    We are regulars at Gennaro's because the food and service are superb! The Mediterranean Salad is the best in the area and the pasta is always cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luv2byob
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Excellent service. Friendly atmosphere. Good food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic
    seafoodlover
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    My wife and I go to Gennaro's at least twice a month and find the food always to be top quality. But this time the food was exceptional. We both ordered the Seafood Fra Diavalo. It came with any king of pasta you wanted, 2 4oz lobster tails, 4 steam clams and lump crab meat. The sauce was a tomato based and just spicy enough, the way we like it. The seafood was done just right, not over cooked like most restaurants. Had enough of this dish left over to enjoy for lunch the next day. Was even better the next day, if that could be possible. The pasta fagioli soup was excellent. Full of ditalini and veggies. It came steaming hot. As always the wait staff was friendly and knowledgable. Will keep returning to Gennaro's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous food
    LinnieVIP
    Dined on 5/13/2014
    Great Italian food, fresh ingredients, nice presentation , good value and delicious!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day Dinner
    eatoutalot
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Menu was limited and food not up to their usual high standards. At at Gennaro's a lot, and for the first time was disappointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will Definitely Return
    LC101VIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I didn't realize that the Mother's Day meal was going to be buffet style when I booked via OpenTable. But it turned out to be for the best. Since we had 3 small children with us (age 6, 4, and 2), the buffet could not have worked out any better. The little ones opted for breakfast food (pancakes, muffins, bacon, sausage, etc.) while the adults enjoyed fish, roasted potatoes, and choice of pastas. We all loved the fresh cut fruit. And the desserts were amazing!! Since we had children with us, the casual atmosphere was perfect to accommodate the kids. Our table was ready and waiting for us upon arrival. The outdoor seating was plentiful and the staff was attentive. We will definitely be back! Thank you for the perfect Mother's Day lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GOOD WITH POTENTIAL FOR GREATNESS
    foodenthusiast
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    OUR GROUP OF FOUR HAD MIXED RESULTS WITH OUR DINING EXPERIENCE. THE MENU IS GREAT, THE SERVICE WAS NICE, THE 'GREETER' WAS NOT AS SUITABLE AS PREFERRED, AND, THE FOOD WAS DISSAPOINTING. THE BREAD AND OIL WAS WONDERFUL, THE SALAD WAS PEDESTRIAN, AND THE ENTREES'S SOUNDED GOOD AND HAD POTENTIAL. THE SEAFOOD ENTREE SALAD AND SEAFOODPASTA DISH HAD SMALL, MINIMAL PIECES OF SEAFOOD, ONE ENTREE WAS GOOD, AND ONE ENTRE THAT WAS MODIFIED ON REQUEST WAS NOT ACCEPTABLE (THE WAITER OFFERED TO MAKE IT GOOD BUT WE DID NOT HAVE THE TIME). THE COFFEE WAS GOOD. WE OBSERVED THAT THE PIZZA LOOKED WONDERFUL. WE ARE COMMITTED TO TRY THE RESTAURANT AGAIN.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian cuisine in the area
    JackVIP
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    We are Gennaro's regulars because the food and service are superior. The Mediterranean Salad is the best I have ever eaten while my wife raves about the chicken francese. Everything we have ever eaten at Gennaro's is perfectly prepared, fresh, flavorful and comes to the table at the correct temperature. Awesome dining experience.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Local Place for Dining
    NickDVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    You can never go wrong at Gennaro's of Hamilton. The food and service are great. We were able to make a quick reservation via OpenTable and enjoy an Easter Lunch. The Easter Lunch/Dinner Menu was limited, but the best of the best from Gennaro.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JUst ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Not a large dining area busy very noisey.. The portions were good however not much flavor in the salmon special or the calamaria fra Diavolo. The lentil soup was good....Just ok
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great restaurant close to home
    DatenightdinerVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Who knew that such a great restaurant was less than five minutes from our home. Based on other openable reviews, we decided to give Gennaro's a try this past weekend. The food was fantastic, reasonably priced, and nice sized portions. My husband liked it so much he said he could eat there every week. And we just might! The service was excellent. We noticed some tables cleared out rather quickly, we don't know if by choice or they were being moved along. But we did not feel rushed. Had a leisurely and relaxed meal. Great that its BYOB.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food
    Bels28
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Food was outstanding as well as service. We were a party of 10 and the bill was very reasonable as well for a large group.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Neighborhood Gem!
    JackieB
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    This was our first time dining at Gennaro's and we will definitely plan to return. I had always thought it was just a pizza place. But the owners have expanded the porperty and created a lovely and intimate Italian restaurant. We went on Tuesday to take advantage of the live music, and it was a great bonus to the overall dining experience. The food was scrumptious - pasta perfectly cooked, delicious bread, wonderfully fresh seafood! It is a little small, so I suggest a reservation. And it's BYOB, which we didn't know before going. But we'll be back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites!!
    Jojo1210VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    One of the BEST in the area. Great owner, excellent food and a very attentive staff. It's always a great dining experience at Gennaro's ....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great pizza!
    LisaB
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Gennaros has the most delicious pizza! We often go to JoJos, Delorenzos, or Papas. Since going to Gennaros, we have become believers! The atmosphere is very nice and the service is great. We feel the pizza is expensive, but worth it. Our only complaint was we were rushed out. I was still eating when our plates were removed and we were asked if we wanted coffee or anything else. I felt this was rude, especially if one is paying nearly $50.00 for 2 pizzas! If you go, try the Brooklyn pie. It is awesome!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My wife and our friends dine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    My wife and our friends dine here probably 3 times per month. It's always great food, service and owners are a pleasure.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out of the Park
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Unique dishes coupled with Italian comfort food, make this place a real find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and service were excellent.
    sadie
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Food and service were excellent. The restaurant was not quiet but the atmosphere was very warm and friendly. It was a very enjoyable dining experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Edwin, our server, was very
    mrmcjiggles
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Edwin, our server, was very attentive. A great byob to meet friends for dinner.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Favaorite
    Rose
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    This is a great spot for a fresh, delicious meal. I would recommend anything that they are serving, from dinners, to sandwiches, to pizza and salads. We went on a Saturday at prime time and the place was very crowded and boisterous. Under less crowded conditions you can enjoy the music and conversation. We always enjoy it here, but at peak times the noise level is a problem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Was OK...
    DBNY
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Thought it would be better, heard good things. Seafood entree was over cooked, as was the calamari appetizer. The veal was good though. Service at the table was excellent, wait for table was still 20min even with reservation. Might come back and give them another try.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Very consistent...been here several times and never had a bad meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Went there for the first time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Went there for the first time with a group of 6. Made a reservation and they had our table ready within a couple of minutes of us arriving. We ordered appetizers for the table, I wish the cold antipasto was a little larger but the selection was good and everything was fresh. All the main dishes arrived as ordered and everyone enjoyed their meal. Will definitely return to this place, easy to get to, and BYOB a plus. All of the staff was pleasant and friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.