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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Moonachie

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A photo of Nanni Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(631)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Rochelle Park
Booked 6 times today
Nanni Ristorante, one of New Jersey's best Italian cuisine destinations, has received rave reviews for its exceptional food, service, and wine. The restaurant, appreciated for its authenticity, is often cited as a family-run business that provides an atmosphere equivalent to dining in an Italian family's home. The reviewers emphasised the high-quality meals - from pasta to seafood to steak - and the outstanding service. The restaurant's offerings are also praised for their value, with generous servings and reasonable prices. With a rich history that spans over 35 years and continued patronage from long-time customers, Nanni Ristorante never fails to deliver a top-notch Italian dining experience.
A photo of Villa Amalfi restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(160)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Cliffside Park
Booked 4 times today
Villa Amalfi is a highly praised restaurant that delivers authentic Italian cuisine. Praised by its clientele, guests consistently mention the delicious, old-school Italian food lovingly prepared in-house. The restaurant is frequently recommended for its great service, high-quality ingredients, and consistent excellent standards. One reviewer passionately states, "If you want great, amazing classic Italian dinner... you will not be disappointed!". Another asserts, "Villa Amalfi is always top notch! Service is outstanding... Food is just the way my Mom prepared hers! 'Simply the Best' no place compares around this immediate area". Clearly, Villa Amalfi truly offers an excellent taste of Italy.
A photo of Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(490)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 33 times today
Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience is a gem for Contemporary Italian cuisine, as indicated by numerous glowing reviews. The restaurant offers a unique blend of interactive education and fabulous dining, providing an engaging and enjoyable experience that extends beyond the simple act of eating. As customers often remark, the pasta-making class is a fun experience, with friendly and knowledgeable instructors. They ensure visitors not only learn how to make a variety of pasta shapes but also immerse in the richness of Italian cuisine. Following the hands-on lesson, guests are treated to an exceptional meal. Reviews laud the food for its amazing taste and generous portions, some even asserting that Aunt Jake's is superior to any Italian restaurant in New York City. Whether you're looking for a unique date night, a memorable birthday celebration, or simply a delightful culinary adventure, Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience comes highly recommended.
A photo of Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(28417)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Theater District
Booked 361 times today
Carmine's on 44th Street in NYC is renowned for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Customers frequently rave about the 'real Italian food' and its 'surprisingly delicious' flavours, describing it as 'simply the best'. Reviewers laud Carmine's for the traditional family-style Italian dining experience, with 'big and tasty dishes' that are 'perfect to share'. The Penne alla Vodka is specifically highlighted as 'delicious and flavourful'. The wine list is no less impressive with a vast selection of Italian wines like Sangiovese, Chianti Classico, and Amarone della Valpolicella. The bustling atmosphere, friendly service, and huge portion sizes add to the quintessential New York dining experience. According to many of the satisfied visitors, no visit to NYC would be complete without a meal at Carmine's.
A photo of Il Fiorista restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(166)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • NoMad
Booked 20 times today
Located in the heart of New York City, Il Fiorista is praised for its exceptional contemporary Italian cuisine. The menu is applauded for its unique blend of traditional Italian flavors infused with floral notes, creating a dining experience that is both refreshing and memorable. The reviewers repeatedly admire the restaurant for its "excellent" and "very good" service, indicating its dedication to a fine dining experience. The ambiance is described as "beautiful", "light" and "airy", contributing to the restaurant's overall appeal. Not only does the food impress, but the drinks, especially the cocktails and espresso martinis, are highly praised as well. Despite the bustling location, reviewers note that Il Fiorista maintains a comfortable dining atmosphere, free from excessive noise and crowding. It's not surprising that it has become a favorite spot for special occasions and celebrations. The freshness, preparation, and thoughtfulness in portion control, as one reviewer puts it, truly underscore the overall quality of Il Fiorista's culinary offerings.
A photo of Cecconi's at The Ned NoMad restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(302)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • NoMad
Booked 21 times today
Cecconi's at The Ned NoMad is renowned for its exceptional contemporary Italian cuisine. The restaurant has been consistently praised by diners for its high-quality food, excellent service, and inviting ambiance. Quotes from reviews reveal a delightful culinary journey, with patrons remarking on the "delicious food", "wonderful ambiance", and "perfect service". A standout menu recommendation includes the Branzino, calamari and Cacio e pepe. Whether you're part of a large group or dining solo, the restaurant caters for varying needs. The passionate team at Cecconi's not only execute a beautiful menu but also provide an unforgettable dining experience. This, along with its menu, makes it a prime destination for true Italian food aficionados.
A photo of Carmine's - 91st Street - NYC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(8302)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 131 times today
Carmine's - 91st Street - in NYC is an exceptional example of fine Italian cuisine. This restaurant offers a diverse array of dishes from Steak to Seafood, and Desserts to Drinks, encompassing the very essence of Italian flavor. As per reviews, the restaurant is commended for its "great food, great employees, great atmosphere" and the "authentic Italian food" served in family style. The Lasagna is deemed as the best, with the eggplant parmigiana being so good, it's referred to as food made by angels. Another fan-favorite is the world-class Carbonara. With the consistency in service, taste, and portions, Carmine's has been praised as "outstanding" and "the best Italian in NYC."
A photo of Piccola Cucina Uptown restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1913)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 73 times today
Piccola Cucina Uptown is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, consistently garnering high praises from patrons who laud it as one of the best Italian restaurants in town. The diners particularly appreciate the warm hospitality, efficient and friendly service, and the casual, yet cozy ambience. The menu features a wide range of delectable offerings, including fresh, handmade pasta, high-quality seafood dishes, and creative salads. Past patrons rave about the restaurant's Italian wines, with numerous reviews complimenting their excellent selection. Moreover, the seafood crudo and delectable tiramisu have also been highlighted for their outstanding taste. From the reviews provided, it's evident that Piccola Cucina Uptown proudly delivers an immersive and enjoyable Italian dining experience, making it a must-visit destination for all food lovers.
A photo of Felina - Ridgewood restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(755)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Ridgewood, New Jersey
Booked 31 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.
A photo of Sogno Toscano restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(79)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • West Village
Booked 26 times today
Sogno Toscano is a gem of authentic Italian cuisine tucked away in the West Village. Its reputation for delectable sandwiches made with superior ingredients has been acknowledged by customers, one of whom called the La Bufalina sandwich "the best cold cut sandwich in the states". Visitors also appreciate the "quaint" atmosphere and "friendly" staff, describing the experience as a real "Italian meal without the anticipated heavy pasta and sauce". Whether for lunch, dinner or brunch, Sogno Toscano consistently offers "fresh and delicious" food and excellent service, making it a top choice for folks yearning for a taste of Italy.
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