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About Birravino

Birravino is a new restaurant concept created by Vic Rallo, host of Eat! Drink! Italy! on Create TV. Over the past 10 years, Vic has been fortunate enough to travel to Italy more than 20 times, discovering the delicious food, wine and culture of the Italian people. During his journeys, Vic has cooked and eaten in both obscure and off-the-beaten path Italian kitchens, as well as restaurants run by famous Michelin starred chefs. These experiences have encouraged Vic to share his passion.

183 Riverside Ave.
Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
Sunday -Thursday : 12noon-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 12noon - 11pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 842-5990

Website:
http://www.birravino.com/

Parking Details:
Free parking is available in a well lit, double size private lot.

Public Transit:
Train, bus

Executive Chef:
Victor Rallo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit www.birravino.com for our complimentary wine tasting events!

Birravino Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Casual (23)
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Great Beer (14)
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Authentic (14)
Hot Spot (13)
Special Occasion (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Cozy (7)
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Seasonal (4)
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Healthy (3)
Romantic (3)
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Live Sports (2)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food!!

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·Dined 7 days ago

Being 100% Italian, I am quite critical of and rarely will go to any Italian food restaurant. My family and I ended up making reservations and going to this restaurant because it was close to a venue in Red Bank and had good on-line reviews. I can honestly say that this is the best Italian food I have had at a restaurant, ever. I would gladly take the hour drive from my house to have dinner here again, without having the venue to go to afterwards. It was that good.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Waiter was fabulous !! However our table was not ready when we arrived and people at the same time were seated before us! The hostess was not friendly !!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

I am not one to write a response or complain, but I appreciate reading reviews and hopefully this will help others. We had to wait to be seated 1 hour after or our reservation time. We would have left, but the hostess kept saying only a few minutes until we will be seated as soon as we arrived. Well, a few minutes turned into an hour. After waiting to be seated, the manager never came to our table to apologize for the ridiculous wait. The appetizers were good. The waiter ordered the wrong pizza though, and was honest about it, and he did get us a new one (which, of course, we had to wait for) and that was taken off our bill by the manager. Our main dinner was not well prepared. The pasta was very undercooked and very hard in texture. The short ribs were cold when served. I was extremely disappointed and will not be returning. I never expected to wait an hour to be seated when I made reservations days in advance. I wish the food made up for the long wait, but it did not. I also feel that the hostess should have been upfront and honest about the wait time or the manager came and talked to us. This way, we could have left and gone somewhere else.

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Extremely and unpleasantly crowded. Loud. Good food though.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our waitress was terrific; I'm sorry I cannot remember her name, but she was part of the reason we had such a nice time.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We loved everything about this place but it was SO LOUD at 6:30 on a Friday that we could barely have a conversation. I'd go back but I'd try to find a less busy time.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Savannah)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Dinner out with friends! Great food and company!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Great they are open in snowstorms- we were able to walk there- bar food terrific

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2018

One word AMAZING!!!
Try some variety... a couple of apps, at least 1 pizza, a pasta and an entree. We all shared everything and I can't imagine only eating one dish, since the flavors in everything were awesome! And the specials... you will change your mind 3 times before the waiter finishes reciting the day's list of the chef's novelties.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fun, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This was our second visit in the same week, and while the food was still excellent, the service was not good at all this time. Our reservation was very early, New Year's Eve. Our waitress did not check on us to see how our meal was or to refresh our drinks and seemed to be rushing us out before offering us dessert. Also, the music from the speaker above our table was extremely loud. Had to request they lower the volume so we could have a conversation. Based on our past two visits, the food is amazing, but they need to work on the service and the noise.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service were good but the prices are way too high.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This is one of our favorite neighborhood places. Good food, wine, & service.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We went to Birravino to try some of their home brews and Italian cuisine. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable and helpful to my friend who eats gluten free. While they did not have gluten free bread or pasta, there were still several options for her. We were disappointed in the beer but everything else was delicious. They take some Italian classics and make them out of this world with flavor. All guests were happy with their meals. Desserts were worth a taste too!! We will be coming back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great meal! Birravino never disappoints.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Pros: Food was great!! So we will be back! Cons: Little glitch with the coffee service and very loud. Pricey

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Thank God for the meatballs because the salad was overdressed and the spaghetti was a sticky mess.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

awesome food.. We had meatball and soup starters which were really good! Short Rib special and zuppa de pesce as main course finished off with Cappuccino's and shared mint cheese cake. Also, had two owned brewed beers. No complaints here! yummy..

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was delicious but the service was far from acceptable. We waited more than 45 minutes for our reservation. We waited in the bar but it took more than 25 minutes to flag down a server in the bar and get a drink. When we finally got our table, our waiter was very good but so overwhelmed that he was struggling. Food was great but the management needs to commit to their service and staff appropriately.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We brought our family of five (3 from out of town) in for a lovely Christmas Eve dinner. Everyone loved their meals & the wine. Favorites included the brussel sprout appetizer, bolognese, and Chicken limòn. The service was attentive & well informed and we were not rushed even though we knew they wanted to close early and let their staff get home to families for the holiday! Can’t wait to return soon.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 23, 2017

As always the food at Birravino was delicious. It’s always a bit loud in there, so don’t expect an intimate gathering. I tried the Sole Oreganata special.....it didn’t disappoint. I love starting with a margherita Pizza.....dining companion tried the chicken franchaise.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The waitress was excellent but beyond that nothing was good portions we’re small, prices are high and it is very noisy. Would NOT recommend!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

ALWAYS TERRIFIC! Our favorite! Staff amazing. Friendly and professional. Menu - always something new but all favorites always PERFECT.

Tags: Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Outstanding. Great food, great service, well worth the drive.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

We go here a lot and it has been going down hill for a while now. We both ordered chicken parm and it came out cold. We sent it back and they bought it back out and it was clear they had thrown it in microwave and recovered it with sauce. We used to enjoy going here but I doubt we will be back. Microwaved chicken and pasta is not something I am interested in paying 26 dollars for. Used to be worth it but not anymore.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Place was super busy on a Monday night. Had an amazing dinner, service was so prompt and attentive (and fun!), enjoyed the cool atmosphere! Will definitely be coming back for date night with my husband soon!!! So delish!!!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The reservation process is horrendous. Got there early so checked in and had a drink at the bar while the rest of my party arrived. Hostess said no problem let me know when everyone is here. Party arrived at the reservation time , went to hostess and she said we had to wait for a table to be available. We waited 20 minutes and only because I made a pest of myself did we get seated. Why make a reservation if you still have to wait 20 minutes? Food and service was outstanding but definitely need some improvement on reservations

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Delicious! Never disappoints. Pricey but worth it :)))

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Love Birravino! Great wine, beer, and WONDERFUL food - really inventive and always tasty!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Spicy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food was fantastic and our server was very attentive

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The worst, the noisiest!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Lovely local spot with great food and especially welcoming by a very friendly staff. Especially Marie! Great wine list and very accommodating to our little 14 month grandson.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Healthy, Comfort Food, Seasonal
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Vic’s salad was huge and delicious. The rigatoni and eggplant was so good I didn’t want it to end! A special place that I’ll return to often.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Way to pricey for pasta food was good but it's still meat sauce

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Always perfect pea soup and Sunday sauce. Finally tried the funnel cake dessert. This was worth the calories. Thank you chefs at Birravino for your great menu and exemplary consistency in tastes

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Birravino is one of our favorite local eateries ... but this visit was distinctly "off." We were seated at a high-top table, though we are "regulars" and our dislike of dining on barstools is known to those in charge ... none of whom were on duty this evening. The noise level has always been a problem, and was cacophonous at 6 pm on a Sunday evening. Service is usually good (from waitstaff who know us), but not this evening (from a new staff member). The chicken minestrone (a special) was more stew than soup, lacking in flavor. The chicken limon (a favorite, and a "special" that's always available anyway) was off as well - lacking flavor; no longer served with a side of green beans. The wine list is a major attraction - but this evening, our bottle of Terre Nere Etna Bianco arrived at warm room temperature ... took 45 minutes and a request for more ice in the bucket to make it drinkable. One negative experience won't deter us, but we are uneasy. Problems in the kitchen? Hope for better.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food and service are excellent - this is our 2nd time visiting this restaurant and we can't wait to go bck!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Every time I come here with a reservation, without fail I have to wait between 10-20 minutes to be seated at my table. Extremely frustrating.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food here. Wait staff very professional. Tried a half margherita half melanzane pizza. Was delicious- and quite enough food. I had the eggplant parm as an entree. Simply amazing and heated up very well next day for lunch

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Love it - always a great meal!!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating
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