Caffe Piazza

4.7
254 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
We are open for outdoor seating & curbside pickup!
Caffe Piazza is an Italian Restaurant located in downtown Hillsborough. This Italian bistro has existed since 1995. Chef/Proprietor delivers authentic delightful Italian dishes from his region of Calabria to the rest of the country and Mediterranean regions and is often seen in the dining room conversing with patrons. You"ll find a friendly, cozy atmosphere. The long-time and devoted staff, whom you'll know by name, are always affable and ready to please. Come to Caffe Piazza Restaurant, and whether you are just having dinner or a romantic night or simply celebrating with friends, and we'll be sure to serve you with professionalism and attentive service. Also everyone who works at Caffe Piazza is considered family, so you will find the home style spirit helpful and dedicated to make sure your visit is not your last. At Caffe Piazza, only the freshest ingredients available are used to prepare orders.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 254 people are saying
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PaulJ
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Nice location and helpful staff. Will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service is always great here!

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Chrissy
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

The service was terrible firm the moment we sat down. We had to ask for bread. Kept getting different servers taking care of us. Appetizers were good… although the waitress took the plates away before we were done. Stacked them all up on top of each other… 1/2 a meatball, and some fried calamari wasted. The red sauce was bland and had a wired taste , the chicken & veal were over cooked. Another friend got red snapper. He said it was too salty and had a strange taste to it…. So he just left it. We asked for cappuccino but we’re never even Offered dessert. There were 4 of us and the bill was about $200. I did leave a 20% tip because I was feeling generous … it’s Christmas. I will never go back. I was hoping this would be my new go to.. unfortunately not.

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TLa929
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Caffe Piazza has quickly become our new favorite place! Homemade sausage does not disappoint! Spaghetti with littleneck clams was delicious, zucchini blossoms were also very good. The space is beautiful, very cozy with a modern fireplace in the back wall and the tables were nicely decorated for the holidays. We already reserved for our next visit!

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vipMitch
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite places to dine. Food is outstanding. It's a family run establishment where you are treated like family. The place was recently remodeled to reflect adequate social distancing with a wonderful ambiance. Tony runs a top-notch restaurant.

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vipSteveC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular

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vipETM22
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food and service at Caffe Piazza never disappoints!
If your looking for a neighborhood gem filled with friendly faces and
excellent food, this is the place!

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lorrainel
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Picture going to the familia weekly dinner - all the love and care going into the dinner - that is what you have at cafe piazza - care. Love, outstanding delivery of Italian dinners incorporating seasonal fish. Pork. Veal and beef. You will be enchanted.

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TLa929
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited on a Sunday night. Specials were great and portions generous. Homemade bread and salads were included with the meal. Excellent veal and the homemade sausage was outstanding. Prices were very reasonable. Can’t wait to go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service and excellent food

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vipMichael
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Newly remodeled as a result of Ida, dining room looks great. Food was excellent as always. I had the special Veal Chop with spinach, melted cheese, shitake mushrooms and a delicious cream sauce, buttery tender and so delicious. My wife had a seafood pasta special with loads of prawns. She absolutely loved it.

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bistrolover
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great dinner at Caffe Piazza. Meals were all delicious. Friends who had not been in for many years were pleasantly surprised and will be putting Caffe Piazza on heavy rotation! Thanks for another great dinner.

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vipETM22
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and the Ossobuco were outstanding!!

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viprich
New York Area
115 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

only problem was with music- no variety same voice for 1 1/2 hrs.
redecoration was a complete success---totally different.

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vipSteveC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal …the Spanish octopus was spectacular. Antonio is special people

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TonyN
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

did not know who my waitress was. too many people srvicing us. when cam in was told if my others in party were not on time would need the table. told them fine then we will leave.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

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vipJanetL
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent! Service was very attentive. Great all around restaurant.

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RobertK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven’t been since start of COVID-19 (medical condition) but was warmly welcomed by staff and owner. This is our “go to” place the restrictions were lifted.

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GeneK
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Regular menu and Daily specials menu. Had the fresh ricotta and also the pulp off the specials listing. Outstanding freshness and flavor and a treat to enjoy. Dinner was the Zuppe de Pesce and Veal Marsala. Both prepared with fabulous flavors and properly.
Great byob to enhance, great service to insure all well.

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AnthonyC
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nice BYOB would go back again. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Entree's where on the small side for the big price and food was over salted, but overall good local place and would give a a second chance

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Ginny
New England
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have gone here many, many, times fir excellent Italian food, and never been disappointed!!!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good…it was all fresh and came out hot. Was not aware this was a BYOB restaurant, so was disappointed I could not have a glass of wine with my dinner. This should be highlighted more so out of town individuals are more aware.

Service was good but was disappointed that I had to wait to ask someone to bring me Parmesan cheese and that it was not automatically offered.

Overall a nice place to dine and good food.

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KenM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, creatively presented. Great service and attentive owner. Save room for the excellent deserts. This is a hidden gem.

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Rush
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal!

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vipUlteemit
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This familiar local restaurant has really upped their game, with a series of outstanding special dishes each evening. One of these was the seared halibut fillet, which was delicious with a lobster and tomato cream sauce. Outdoor seating along the wide sidewalk was very pleasant on a nice evening. This restaurant has a few other features that I like, including being BYOB and having a printed list of specials with prices.

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Walt
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Tony and company always do a wonderful job.

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ClevelandGuest
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

This was our first time here and won’t be the last. Food is delicious, prices are reasonable and portions are large. Service was friendly and appropriately attentive.

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CarolynB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cannot wait to go back and try everything on the menu. There are so many homemade options to choose from, I want to try them all. They offer the regular menu along with specials. The owner comes to every table, explains the menu and is completely willing to adjust the heat level or make exceptions if you can't eat a certain ingredient. The homemade sausage and homemade pasta are truly delicious.

The owner is very personable and made the dinner extra special for us. He allowed us to sit and catch up without rushing us out.

I cannot say enough good things and I highly recommend.

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Gavynchy
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food! very family feeling comfortable ambiance!

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NormH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great restaurant for excellence in all aspects of dining👌

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KathleenC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Authentic Italian cuisine. Delicious with a robust menu.

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RichardC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been eating there for a number of years and can honestly say never had a meal we were not completely happy with. Excellent food, friendly staff. Also if given enough notice will cook anything you like thats not on the menu.

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vipETM22
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I eat at Caffe Piazza quite often and it's always the same. . . .
OUTSTANDING

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jim0888
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have never been disappointed with either the food or service.
This is an outstanding place

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Russ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was very enjoyable. Noise level low, food very good, staff were very attentive but not overbearing. Definitely a place to go often.

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vipSteveC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tony and staff are rock stars ... the steak was awesome

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome. Everything was excellent

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vipJBNJ
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal! Fresh halibut special delicious!

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Bobdito
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Extensive Valentines Day menu. Largest osso bucco I have ever seen came with delicious risotto. Lobster ravioli with shrimp sauce just melted in your mouth. Caffe Piazza scores again. What else is new?!

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Caffe Piazza is rated 4.7 stars by 254 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.