Bareli's Restaurant - Secaucus

4.7
490 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Conveniently located on busy Route 3 in Secaucus NJ, just minutes from the Meadowlands Complex, Giants Stadium, and New York City. Bareli’s is the area’s finest Italian/Continental restaurant since 1986. An award winning wine list complements a menu prepared from highest quality ingredients. Let our award winning chef prepare your favorite dish to your specifications. Food fit for royalty with great service and a comfortable atmosphere.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Continental, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Sat 4:00 pm–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(201) 865-2766
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Robb Welch
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Private party facilities
Private dining room for up to 20 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Plaza Center
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Parking details
Valet and self parking.
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Public transit
One block away from public transportation.
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Entertainment
Piano music Wednesday thru Saturday nights.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 490 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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WC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wait staff is the best. Management very attentive to customers and details

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LG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I go every year for the giants game and always eat here . It is being fabulous live music great food and cozy!

Can’t wait to eat there again next year!

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

fantastic food, service, quality, ambiance, you name it!!!

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E
Denver
30 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great evening with friends who hadn’t seen each other in years. Everything was exceptional.

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1 review
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elegant restaurant with upscale food. Why go to New York when you have the great tasting
food here. Service beyond one would expect in a 5 star restaurant. My favorite
place to come for special dinner.

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D
New York Area
103 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very good Italian restaurant in an industrial setting. Recommended

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DF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best of everything - truly. Always worth the drive!

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OT
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always a most wonderful meal with the best service and intimate atmosphere.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really top notch Italian food. Rivals best of NYC. Service is friendly and attentive. One of my favorites, if not my favorite spot.

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GF
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

We have been to Barellis many times and have always enjoyed it. Great food and service. This time the food was good however the service was terrible. It took FOREVER for someone to come to the table to take a drink order. We only ordered 2 drinks and they took forever to come back
We ate our entire appetizer course with the big menus on our laps cause no on came over to take them and we could not flag anyone down to take them away

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SG
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved the authentic Italian vibe, highly recommend this restaurant!

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HR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very accommodating. They didn’t hesitate when we asked that they customize a pasta sauce on the menu. Professional waitstaff. Only hitch was that valet did not open my front passenger door before coming to hand me a claim ticket.

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S
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A quick trip for a Broadway show. It was convenient to our hotel, the service and food were very good. Lovely atmosphere for quiet conversation.

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AB
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Is very. I’ve plave organized good cuality of service
And the hostel very good and profesional service

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PE
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

Worst pasta I ever had. I selected this place because of the reviews, which I frankly do not understand. 3 pasta dishes all way below average. Overcooked, oily and way expensive for what you get. The only positive is the ambiance, which is good.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Barelis. The Dover sole is outstanding. The service is always great.

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MC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was excellent!!

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b
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant. Will make special dishes when asked. Music is nice on saturday evenings.

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TW
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent venue for a business meal or special occasion. Service is great and professional, and the food is always fantastic.

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j
Columbus
28 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food. Excellent service. The fish was amazing.

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W
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

My husband and I met another couple for dinner, first meeting at the bar. Drinks were great. Bartender was a pro and knows how to make a mean martini! We were shown to our table and waited a good bit before waiter came over. The food overall was very good but the service could have been much better. Like the convenience of valet parking.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As a regular at Barelis I run out of things to say. They are so consistent its amazing. Keep it up.

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SB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

This was my first time dining at this restaurant. We were seated next to the service kitchen area (do not recommend as it was loud). Our caesar salads came well before our drink order (glass of chardonnay and a Moet rose champagne). The white wine was corked, which we sent back and the reisling that we ordered in its place was a lot better. My rose champagne was not cold (paying $25 for a glass of champagne) one would expect it to be cold.

Our entrees were good, Parpadelle special with Lobster Fra Diavolo and Chicken Milanese. Molten Chocolate cake to split for dessert with vanilla ice cream. The cake was not bad, but the ice cream was so sweet you could not taste the vanilla.

Overall not a bad experience, however for a restaurant of this price range I would expect that the service would be better (know how to smell the wine prior to bringing the glass to ensure that it is not corked) and to make sure the champagne was at least cold.

The best thing of the evening was their live music.

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j
Northern MI
15 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot , always consistent. Veal chop was the best

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Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food is fabulous and the service is top notch !!!

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great meal at Barelis. Service is outstanding.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stopped in for a late dinner. We had eggplant Parmesan and the meatballs. The food was excellent and the service equally as good.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always Barelis does a great. We love the live music on Saturday nights. One of the best restaurants in the state.

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j
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service, & great entertaining singer! Fabulous evening!

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MR
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Perfect meal. Had the watermelon salad for appetizer with tomatoes, red onion and goat cheese just wonderfully fresh!

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the Dover sole and the salmon with horse radish crust.The food was outstanding. The service was excellent as well.

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H
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This was our first time back after many years, the renovations are beautiful. The service was first rate as we remembered it, and the food was equally as good. We will be back.

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GC
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing Italian Cuisine @ it's Finest!!! Service was impeccable, Very-Nice Ambiance. A perfect way to celebrate our Anniversary!!!

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service, excellent food

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Barelis. The food and service is always great.

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JZ
Miami
76 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always consistent and delicious.
You will not be disappointed, place is a winner.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quick lunch we had couple dozen east coast oysters. They are always clean fresh.

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C
New York Area
247 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great lunch with some clients. Food was good as always. Service was even better.

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B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Amazing ambiance paired with terrific food! Absolutely recommend the baked lasagne!

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OT
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful intimate meal with a sophisticated surrounding.

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