Basilico Restaurant, located in Millburn, New Jersey was established by co-owners Mario DeMarco and Angelo Delbecchi, formerly of Sergio's, also in Millburn. Both are graduates of the Hotel Management School in Alassio, Italy. Both from Italy, they have brought their original and authentic Italian cuisine to Millburn.
Basilico has a definite New York look and feel, which reflects in our food items. We use the best of ingredients. "Casual and chic" is how we have been described by reviewers. The atmosphere is warm, comfortable and energetic. Our goal is to maintain the highest level of hospitality, remembering that you are the guest, and it is our ultimate goal for you to leave thoroughly satisfied. Special requests can be accommodated.
Millburn, NJ 07041
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:45am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Please inquire for further details.
BYO Liquor, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining
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Basilico Ratings and Reviews
Took my wife here for her 65th birthday long with my daughter, son-in law and 1/2 old granddaughter. Couldn't have been happier ! Food was excellent, nice size portions, excellent service and was not rushed. A romantic restaurant who caters to children and making everyone feel comfortable.
The perfect family birthday celebration, pre-theater dinner. The staff was very accommodating with the multiple food allergies of one of our party. The bread was warm and delicious, and all our meals satiated our appetites. The ambiance was upscale, warm, and family-friendly. I have always had a good experience at Basilico!
We dined here before a show at the Paper Mill Playhouse. They were very accommodating with getting us out in time for the show. The food was generally excellent. My only complaint was with the trout which I had. It had very little flavor and was drowning in sauce. The sauce was overwhelming to the fish.
Other wise, everyone liked their appetizer and dinner. We brought our own wine; their wine list is very small.
We have been dining at Basilico for a few years and have experienced changes in various chefs. For a while their desserts were not as good and the cuisine was basic, so we stopped going to experience other places. We usually go there when we have a Papermill show as we like to walk from the restaurant to the show. We decided to try it again and we are glad we did. The food was very good and very tasty (delicious!) The portions are of good size for the prize charged. The specials are a bit pricey but the fare is select. The desserts are also very good(delectable!) We will definitely keep this restaurant as our pretheatre go to place.
Another totally enjoyable dinner!!!
Whatever we order, whether a special or items from the regular menu. we have NEVER BEEN DISAPPOINTED !!!!!!
Exceptional appetizers, entrees, desserts, and of course service with reasonable prices assure a memorable dinning experience.
Another excellent dinner.
My wife had one of her favorites, shrimp with scallops. I had one of the truffle specials, a seafood risotto with shrimp, crab meat lobster and of course truffles. It was one of the tastiest seafood dishes I have ever had!!!
This is why we return to dine here regularly. Whether is's a special or one of the wonderful selections from the regular menu, EVERYTHING served here is a total delight to eat!!!
Basically, a nice place to have a nice meal with friends. The wait staff was friendly, polite and helpful vis-à-vis the menu. The food was very good, promptly served and the prices were reasonable. And, it was relatively quite with ample space between tables.
I haven't been here in some time. That's changing now. We took a young friend there for lunch and each of us had a super good entree: Arugula Salad with Chicken Cutlet, Snapper in a tomato and caper sauce, and Tuna Nicoise Salad. Loved everything about our lunch. BYOB but also a small selection of wines.
We haven't been here during the summer and when we came back we forgot how wonderful this restaurant is.
The food is outstanding and service was great. They make your meals if you request changes such as no sauce etc.
The desert tartufo is amazing. You get 3 scoops of tartufo in 3 different flavors. We will not wait so long to return
This was a thursday night and was low volume in the restaurant. I have been there many
times in the past and had an excellent meal.
However, that evening, the service was rushed, the environment was noisy and waiters were
not paying attention. When they were they were pouring the wine .. to push the bottle
to empty in order to get us to order a new bottle.. it is transparent it is rude, it is annoying STOPDOING THAT!
The food was uneven. I ordered a braised duck, which should have been called desicated DUCK. it was tastless, dry and extremely HOT (temp), as if it was just microwaved. The whole plate was burning hot with sweet potatoes, that had lost their flavor. It was if the Chef (who was
probably long gone) didn't care.
Could not get the check. As more bottled water and wine was being pushed constantly.
Excellent food !! I came with my wife and we have grilled artichokes and Burrata for appetizer and then for entree Roasted duck boneless and my wife black ink tagliarini was to die for !! Not many restaurants have those creative dishes and for dessert!!! We share chocolate pana cotta delicious!! Very attentive service.
This was our anniversary dinner and when perfect, love this restaurant I'll definitely go back.
This was our first lunch there! The food & service were beyond exemplary! It wasn't too busy so there was no noise & we opened the patio front door to sample the gorgeous weather . All in all a fabulous lunch with fabulous food & service and friends!!! Doesn't get much better than that does it?!
As before, every bite was a total delight . ANYTHING YOU ORDER WILL BE JUST TOTALLY DELICIOUS. We've had beef, pork, seafood, veal and fish main courses and have ALWAYS been pleased.
This also includes the appetizers, main course offerings. Also of special note are the freshly baked bread/roll offerings and the freshly made-in-house desserts.
Combine this with wonderful service and you'll be wanting to return ASAP!
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