Nunzio Ristorante Rustico
Nunzio Ristorante Rustico

Nunzio Ristorante Rustico

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.nunzios.net/
  • Phone: 8568589840x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;

    Dinner: Sunday: 2:30pm - 9:30pm,

    Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Nunzio Patruno
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Delivery, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Nunzio can also come to you! On and off premises catering include buffet, formal, business & family style menus & service. Services include dining room & kitchen wait staff as well as a wine steward.

    View catering menus on our website and contact the restaurant for more information.
  • Entertainment: Nunzio's guests enjoy strolling & shopping in our "Classic Town" Collingswood where year round fairs, restaurant weeks and musical events are sponsored by the Borough of Collingswood. Go to Collingswood.com for new events & entertainment.
  • Special Events: Go to www.nunzios.net to read about Nunzio's dining special events and promotions. Enjoy attending special dining events featuring Regional Italian Cuisine, Restaurant Weeks, Cooking Classes and more.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Collings Avenue
  • Public Transit: Guests can ride the Patco Speedline easily from Philadelphia or any New Jersey Patco stop. For ride schedule information go to the Patco website.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: On street parking is available in front of the restaurant on Haddon Avenue & on Atlantic Avenue behind the restaurant.
A word from Nunzio Ristorante Rustico
Savor the flavors of Nunzio's menu featuring "Classic flavors in Fresh Ways" , an Italian menu highlighting Italy's regional cuisines. Nunzio's is known for its homemade pastas, fresh seafood, choice cut meats and their famous specials! Reserve Today!
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Nunzio Ristorante Rustico reviews from OpenTable diners
152 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (91)special occasion (86)fit for foodies (71)romantic (63)good for groups (59)great for lunch (15)hot spot (11)kid-friendly (9)late-night find (5)great for brunch (3)scenic view (3)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Oaks
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I enjoyed dinner with a part of six. Everyone ordered one of the specials, and eveyone was very please with their selection. The food, service and atmosphere of the restaurant was very good. I would recommed it to a friend, and will be going back.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • September 13,2014
    Bella17
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We have eaten in many of the restaurants in Collingswood NJ and this was not a disappointment. Loved the food. The wait staff was very attentive and we loved the decor. Romantic and quaint. We will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite restaurant
    Holly
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Nunzios is THE best place around. Everytime we eat there it is even better than the last. Lamb chops are amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An awful evening
    rickicon
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Pretty, but very, very noisy; do not expect much. Three of us dined: an Antipasto Rustico, of poor quality; bland green salad; Cannellini bean salad with shrimp was best. We had three pasta dishes: tasteless Orechiette with poor sausage and hard granular bread crumbs on top; an unrefined pasta with rabbit, tasted like a cheap tomato sauce mixed with pulled rabbit; pasta with clams and a lot of sand. We passed all three around but finished none. For desert our cannoli had a shell was so thick and old it would not even break with my fork with a poor filling. Not for foodies. It did not appear that there was an Italian anywhere in the kitchen or in the front of house. We will never go back.
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  • My favorite
    OrangeAndBlack19
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Hands down never a bad meal or service. Appies and dinner is always excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Didn't Meet Expectations
    DgootyVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I had read and heard a lot of positive things about Nunzio ahead of time, so maybe my expectations were too high, but I would call the experience average. I do have to admit that of our party of 8 most felt their food was excellent, however my meatballs, a Nunzio specialty I would rate as average. My real disappointment was the service. Our waiter was very friendly, but not very attentive. We ordered apps for the table before placing the dinner order. The apps were served and we finished eating them before he took our dinner order. Awkward trying to eat and balance a menu. Then later our desert came out and we completely finished them before the coffee was served. During each of these times the waiter was no where to be found.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • songgirlVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    A great restaurant on the Avenue. The food was delicious. there were many specials to choose from. the service was spot on. We have a very relaxing dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Eat Your veggies
    PhillyfemfoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Most places with similar menu allow substitutes on veggies, but not here. A wonderful salmon came with mashed potatoes and escarole and not allowed to get a different green veggie or substitute pasta for both. So, a very nice side order of penne cost $8 extra. Marinara was light and delicious, but asking them to leave off the veggies and then paying for pasta seems wrong. Somehow and order of spinach made it to us, though they said in in error - taken away and then brought back, so when waiter LATER referred to it, maybe it was sent out on purpose, but just not said so...and why anyway. Very nice food, somewhat inconsistent attitude, but overall, a lovely time there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a winner
    StephenVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This was my second visit to Nunzio Ristorante and it was as wonderful as before. The service was very good and the restaurant was much busier than it was on our previous experience. This is not an inexpensive restaurant, but it is worth the price that you pay.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Restuarant
    meme
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Food was great, waiter was excellent. Had people from California with us, and they loved it. The Veal dishes were excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Birthday Dinner
    yophillyVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This place is very consistent. Always good quality. I can't go here without getting the octopus, it is great. The veal shank is also very good. The service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JCSOULMATES
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My boyfriend and I enjoyed your resturant very much and will be back. Everyone was very nice and the food was amazing. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special Evening
    connielou
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    My mom's 94th BDay Food is always fresh and carefully prepared and presented. Expected it to be very crowded since they offered 4 course for $35 and got a $10 certificate for a lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RCaval
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Never disappointed from a meal at Nunzio's, the food is always outstanding along with the service, ambience and special occasion atmosphere makes it always an enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Healthydiner
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This nicely decorated Italian establishment is a must visit. Nunzio's was great! From the moment we entered, the service was attentive yet not annoying. Our food was favorful and cooked to perfection. Freshly baked bread was served with a excellent spread that captured garlic, olive oil and other flavors in a wonderful mix. Our scallop appetizer consisted of four juicy plump scallops that were cooked and presented perfectly. The only drawback was that it was a bit loud at times. With the sole negative out there, the Dover Sole special was outstanding. Both it and the Bronzini were filleted table-side. We shared our fish dishes. Both were moist and delicious. Too full for dessert we left, soon to return to this byob gem.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Markymark
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was our first time here and have to say one of the best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellence as usual
    JoeF
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We've been to Nunzio's countless times (Even to "pre-Nunzio's" - the Monte Carlo Living Room in Philly, when Chef Patruno was there). Never had anything less than a terrific meal with outstanding service. My wife and I consider it a special place. We were there Thursday evening to celebrate a special event and it was excellence as usual. It was further enhanced by our waiter Byron (not sure if this is the correct spelling) who was extremely attentive to our needs, extremely charming, and extraordinarily cordial. Great food, service, and ambiance - a recipe for a great dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a great meal.
    apultraclassicVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We have eaten at Nunzio several times. The food is always perfect. The service is outstanding, very attentive without being bothersome. The wait staff all have a knowledge of the menu and never have a problem with adjusting an order. I always look forward to returning to Nunzio for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The service was excellent and the food was outstanding
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Excellence
    Noteasy2pleaseVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    There were four of us for dinner, each with unique food preferences and we were all very pleased. Pasta, fish, filet, rabbit, chicken dishes were all superb! Dessert and espresso were excellent, as well. My only complaint would be that the tables were very close together. Overall, a very positive dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Biscotti ever!
    Philly86VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Brought some new friends to Nunzios. Of course they loved everything! For starters we had the corn chowder soup, scallops and Caesar salad. The Caesar salad could have used a little umph. It was boring and at Nunzios we don't expect boring. The soup and scallops were both excellent. On to the main courses. The veal chop special and the Branzino were terrific! We were full, but indulged in an order of homemade biscotti. The biscotti was served with a little bit of honey drizzled on top and some walnuts for those that like them. Nunzios biscotti is the best ever! No matter if you are ordering other dessert or not, suggest you request a small order of biscotti. You won't be disappointed. Then lemon-cello to compliment the night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful meal and service
    StephenVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    From the minute we walked in the door and the hostess greeted us by name, to the special request I had for a table, to the knowledgeable waiter, outstanding appetizers (tuna carpaccio & scallops with mango), to the veal (the house specialty) and my dover sole, the meal was wonderful. This is an excellent find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • True Gem
    Anonymouze
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Nunzio's was a wonderful experience from the moment we were met at the door, immediately seated, met our friendly server. The entire evening was a pleasure. We began with the antipasto as a shared appetizer (more than enough for 2). The bronzino special was amazing with both shrimp and crab meat as a topper and my better half declared the veal marsala among the best he's ever eaten. We topped it off with scrumptious desserts and coffee. A truly lovely experience. The only problem we had was our forgetting to bring the wine. Totally not the fault of the restaurant. We'll be sure to bring it next time. We're already ooking forward to that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    That was our first time there. We enjoyed it thoroughly and will be back. Food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Great Food As always
    dregdot
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    It's been a while but as always the food and the service was amazing. It was great to see some of my old favorites and meet some new ones. And it was nice to have Nunzio visit our table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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  • A Beautiful Night at Nunzio's
    loves2eat
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The authentic ambiance makes you feel like you're in Italy. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was superb. The night ended being greeted by Chef Nunzio, which made the experience that much more personal. The entire staff went above and beyond to ensure a pleasant experience. A++
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • On the way to the theater in Philly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Chef-Owner Nunzio still has a magic touch in the kitchen and in creating a memorable dining experience. Waitstaff are superbly trained to deliver professional service, courtesy and accommodation. The restaurant is beautiful and has a wonderful lively feel. Our meal was on a week night and was very well paced. The place is still very popular and has maintained its top quality in every sense. It was also great to see Nunzio working the crowd when he was not overseeing the kitchen staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The whole dining experience is excellent. The food is always excellent along with the service and atmosphere. This is a great place to go for a great italian meal.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • change the veggies
    lov74880calif
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    everything was very nice. The service and every one was nice. One thing was wrong was the same green veggies was on everyone dish. It was a bitter veggies didn't go with my wondeful salmon. I hope the chef can change that. I watched every plate go by and everyone had the same green veggies. This a too nice place to do that.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian in Collingswood
    Philly86VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Awesome! The pesto that comes with the bread is smooth and delicious. The scallops appy is tops. The shrimp with beans appy is great. The pasta is fresh and the sauces are light and fresh. The Branzino filleted table-side is perfect. Lemon-cello after the meal is a nice touch. Best Italian restaurant in Collingswood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great country style Italian food
    NobumasaVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We love Italian food, and we have tried many of them including some in Italy. We were surprised to find out that Nunzio is one of the best among them. Very authentic country style Italian food, with great service. We already recommended to our friends.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • stocktonparents
    stocktonparents
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Amazing food and excellent service! We love this restaurant because we are never disappointed. What a gem!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    Tvr410
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The food was very good and the wait staff was very attentive . Unfortunately a large party was being held and the room was overly loud for a Thursday night. Being Gluten intolerant did not hinder my food choice as the chef assured me the meal would be prepared seperate and it was delicious. We will go back and hope for a quieter night.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely place
    Lucy
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We had never been to Nunzio's, but were pleasantly surprised to find this little slice of Italy in Collingswood, NJ. The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. We asked and he made recommendations. The specials sounded yummy, and we did end up getting one of the appetizer specials, which was scallops with mangos and over spinach. They were delicious. We shared a gorgonzola and pear salad which was yummy. We told the waiter that we wanted to share the salad and they separated it for us which was nice. I had the chicken parm with spaghetti and my husband had veal scallopini. Both were very tasty. We didn't realize that this restaurant was a BYOB, but next time we will be better prepared. There definitely will be a next time.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mary
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We were very pleased with out dining expirence. Arrived 10 min. Prior for 8p.m. Reservation and were seated promptly. Service very friendly and professional. This was our second time at Nunzios and will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Farm to Food was such a great experience at Nunzio's. Everything the zucchini flowers to the peach tart was amazing. I would go back and spend 35 dollars just for the peach dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dining
    rere
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Once again Nunzio serves his best ...restaurant week menu was superb ...from wonderful appetizers to a fabulous fresh peach dessert..we were blown away and all 4 courses for great price !
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous, as always
    CharlieVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    The best Mediterranean food in south jersey. We tried the special farm to fork menu. The food was fresh, vibrant, and a very good quality. The Bronzino is not to be missed. If the squash blossoms stuffed with shrimp mousse is on the menu give them a try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Our first and last visit to Nunzio's was for their "Farm to Fork" special dinner. While the ingredients were fresh, the zucchini flowers were soft and not crisp, the Branzino fillet was small, and the peach tart appeared squashed and did not have the traditional shell. There was nothing that shouted "come back". While, the house-made bread was excellent, it was not enough to warrant a return visit.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Good Italian Restaurant
    moosejacVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Wonderful Italian Restaurant in Collingswood and has a very vibrant ambience . We dined there on a Saturday night with a group of 16 and they gave us a nice table that enclosed in a smaller area and the waiter handled our large group like it was a table for four . They have a lot of great specials and everyone 3enjoyed the many fish , chicken and veal dishes . In short , good quality meal for a reasonable price with a real Italian Bistro type of atmosphere .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic