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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Cresskill

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4.6
Exceptional(99)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • River Vale
Booked 12 times today
Cork & Crust, located in Harrington Park, is renowned for its exquisite Italian cuisine. Diners commend the generous portions, high quality dishes and outstanding service. Many return regularly, attributing their loyalty to the "always delicious" food and warm, professional staff. Signature dishes such as the 'hoboken' and traditional Italian dishes like chicken parmigiana have been highlighted. The "amazing red sauce" and "perfectly grilled chicken" further testify to its authenticity and superb execution of Italian culinary traditions. Despite lacking an alcohol service, Cork & Crust is labelled as a "gem", offering a pleasant, welcoming ambiance alongside its consistently impressive menu. It's clear that this dining hotspot upholds a strong commitment to Italian gastronomy.
A photo of Augie's Trattoria restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(110)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Harrington Park
Booked 5 times today
Augie's Trattoria has continuously received excellent reviews for its delicious Italian cuisine and high-quality service. Customers have particularly praised the restaurant's chicken parm and pork chop, hailing them as "excellent" and "amazing". Augie’s consistently impresses both new and repeat patrons with its mouthwatering dishes that pair well with the warm and welcoming ambiance. Their extensive menu is guest-friendly, offering a great variety, massive portions, and excellent value for money. Servers like Michelle are noted to be impeccable in their service, providing a memorable dining experience. With a reputation for never disappointing, Augie's Trattoria has become a beloved hub for lovers of fine Italian cuisine.
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4.6
Exceptional(766)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Ridgewood, New Jersey
Booked 34 times today
Felina - Ridgewood has been lauded as a jewel of contemporary Italian cuisine, particularly commended for always evolving menu and the way it harmoniously integrates American influence. The emphasis on seasonality, sustainability, and support for local farmers and foragers is highlighted. Exceptional service, a standout feature of this restaurant, is made evident with numerous praises for the staff, including the general manager, Frank, and wait staff, Kathy, Matt, and Ms. Rosalina. Patrons hail the ambiance and value for money, with a special mention of the rooftop lounge. The unique beverage and wine program, the detail-orientated experience and a particularly praised Italian cookie favor, work together to create unforgettable dining experiences, only exemplifying the restaurant's excellence.
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4.2
Awesome(168)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Hillsdale
Booked 3 times today
Fig & Tomato is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, garnering rave reviews from customers. Patrons praise the restaurant for its delicious food like chicken parm, penne vodka, lobster ravioli with shrimp in a vodka sauce, spaghetti and meatballs, shrimp parmigiana, and penne ala vodka. The mussels fra Diablo, fig and buratto salad, and pasta special with filet of sirloin tips and shrimp are also a highlight. The restaurant's service receives equally high remarks. From friendly and knowledgeable servers to accommodating staff, customer satisfaction is evidently a top priority. Fig & Tomato offers a BYOB option, which guests considerably enjoy. Despite a few minor criticisms, most customers look forward to returning to try more dishes, further attesting to its quality and charm.
A photo of Serafina Scarsdale restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(405)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Scarsdale
Booked 24 times today
Serafina Scarsdale shines as an Italian gem in the culinary scene. Customers rave about the excellent service, the spot-on food presentation, and the amazing taste of their meals: the Brussels Sprout Salad, Pizza, and Serafina Chicken Salad being particular favorites. Reviewers also emphasize the beautiful environment and elegant decor, both indoors and outdoors, enhancing the overall dining experience. However, a recurring suggestion is for a reduction in the noise level, especially the volume of the music, in order to strike the perfect balance between vibrant atmosphere and comfortable dining. Encouraged by the ample parking, the accomodating staff, and the consistently good food, customers express their desire to return, appreciating Serafina Scarsdale not only as a local spot for Italian cuisine, but also as a venue for celebrations and gatherings.
A photo of Tredici SOCIAL restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(524)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Bronxville
Booked 5 times today
Tredici SOCIAL situated in Westchester, New York, provides an excellent Italian dining experience. Evoked through the numerous reviews, customers not only applaud the restaurant for its delightful Italian dishes like the inside-out meatballs, artichoke salad, and veal parmigiana but also their outstanding service and enchanting ambiance that encapsulates a lounge feel atmosphere. One admirer stated that the food is "even better than many of the meals we had on a recent trip to Italy." The staff is touted as efficient, personable, and attentive, without being intrusive. Patrons also appreciate Tredici SOCIAL's efforts to make special occasions 'extra' special, further enriching the dining experience. The restaurant exhibits an unrivaled passion for offering a great blend of fantastic food, outstanding service, and a cozy environment, earning the trust and love of its patrons.
A photo of Sapori of Scarsdale restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(808)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Scarsdale
Booked 18 times today
Sapori of Scarsdale is a cherished eatery, lauded for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons compliment its menu, full of exquisitely prepared Mediterranean food with Italian flair, such as their succulent lamb chops, fresh Branzino, and divine zabaglione, prepared tableside. Its clientele appreciates the restaurant’s atmosphere, describing it as a ‘slice of Little Italy in Scarsdale’. Reviews frequently mention the excellent and friendly service, suggesting that the team led by Eddie is top-notch. While some customers note difficult parking, they maintain that the culinary experience is worth it. Whether you are a local or visiting, the exceptional food and ambiance make Sapori of Scarsdale a destination of choice.
A photo of L'inizio restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1375)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Ardsley
Booked 2 times today
L'inizio is a popular choice for authentic Italian cuisine, often hailed as the best in Westchester, New York. The restaurant stands out for its use of fresh, in-season ingredients, and its creative approach to traditional Italian dishes. Reviewers have consistently praised the pasta dishes, which are said to be fresh and reminiscent of genuine Italian flavors. Others emphasize the quality of the seafood and recommend trying unexpected dishes like the crispy cauliflower. L'inizio's welcoming environment and excellent service, which includes a noted pastry chef and a proficient sommelier, contribute to its reputation as a must-try restaurant.
A photo of Roberto's Restaurant restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1133)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Belmont
Booked 9 times today
Roberto's Restaurant, nestled in the heart of the Bronx's Little Italy, is synonymous with exceptional Italian cuisine in New York City. A favorite among locals for almost five decades, Roberto's has been praised as "the best Italian restaurant around", with food and service that are consistently regarded as "truly outstanding". Many connoisseurs go so far as to place it among the top Italian establishments in the city, if not the entire country. The authenticity and quality of its dishes are frequently contrasted with Italian food outside of Italy, with some patrons considering Roberto's offerings superior. Roberto himself often mingles with diners, ensuring a memorable dining experience. The staff's professionalism and warmth have also been commended, enhancing the overall exceptional culinary journey.
A photo of Serafina 105 restaurant
4.3
Awesome(433)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 4 times today
Serafina 105, located in the vibrant neighborhood, is being highly praised for its excellent Italian cuisine. According to reviews, the food is consistently good, hot, and served in generous portions. A discerning diner appreciates their unique variations on classic dishes like the homemade pasta, specifically mentioning the delightful lobster ravioli and truffle linguine. The restaurant also offers a diverse menu ranging from Fish dishes such as Grilled Branzino and Atlantic Salmon to Classic Antipasti including Bruschetta and Eggplant Parmigiana. Customers are also raving about their excellent service and warm, hospitable atmosphere. One reviewer even recalled their visit, comparing their food to what they had in Italy. For a restaurant offering good quality food, good service, and a strong sense of familiarity and comfort, Serafina 105 comes highly recommended.
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