Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to main content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. New Jersey

Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Palisades Park

Price

61 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Carmine's - 91st Street - NYC restaurant
4.5
Awesome(8291)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 119 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 Vicolina restaurant
4.5
Awesome(455)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 5 times today
Vicolina is a highly regarded Italian restaurant, recognized for its outstanding service and exquisite northern Italian cuisine. Located in the charming Carnegie Hill neighborhood, it has been praised by New York visitors and locals alike. Several reviews acknowledge the high-quality food offerings, specifically lauding Vicolina's pasta dishes and their unique ability to cook it al dente. Others commend the top-notch service, particularly the attentive and dedicated wait staff. The charming ambiance, which includes alfresco dining and an elegant atmosphere, also adds to the overall dining experience. Despite some higher prices, the consistent excellence and authentic Italian flavors at Vicolina justify the cost, making it a beloved favorite for Italian cuisine in the city.
A photo of Serafina 105 restaurant
4.4
Awesome(427)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 10 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.
A photo of Da Capo restaurant
4.1
Excellent(48)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 4 times today
Da Capo is highly lauded for its contemporary Italian cuisine. Patron reviews consistently praise the restaurant's excellent service, creative and delicious cocktails, and high-quality food. With an ambiance described as both "classy and casual," Da Capo is recognized for its welcoming atmosphere, making it an ideal choice for various events, from brunches and first dates to pre-show dinners. The appetizers and pastas particularly standout, resulting in guests returning for more. Despite no concrete information on its exact location or any awards it may have received, Da Capo’s reputation certainly positions it as a hidden gem in the realm of Italian cuisine.
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 Trattoria iL Gusto Wine Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(483)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 12 times today
Trattoria iL Gusto Wine Bar is a celebrated Italian restaurant that has become a favorite among locals on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Highly praised for its consistently excellent food and service, the establishment provides a delightful dining experience that continuously surpasses expectations. Distinguished reviews deem it as the "best Italian on the West Side" and commend its impressive selection of wine, standout menu items such as the Veal Francese, and the professional, attentive service from staff. This gem of a restaurant offers a variety of authentic Italian dishes and a warm, inviting atmosphere, making it a go-to destination for many Italian cuisine lovers.
A photo of L' Artista restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(72)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Harlem
Booked 2 times today
L'Artista is a hidden gem in its neighborhood known for its divine Italian cuisine. It is consistently praised in the reviews for its commitment to authentic, high-quality dishes that remind customers of Northern Italy. The ambiance is quaint and charming, with outdoor tables available during good weather. Their home-made pasta, meat, cheese board and ravioli are among the favorites, with the latter truly a star as it is freshly made at the restaurant. The service is also excellent, with courteous and knowledgeable staff. Particularly mentioned are Giovani and Alvin, who contribute to the inviting atmosphere. L'Artista, with its delicious food and friendly staff, is definitely a crowd favorite in the neighborhood.
A photo of Mochi Dolci restaurant
3.9
Excellent(11)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Upper West Side
Booked 1 time today
Mochi Dolci is a renowned Thai restaurant praised for its exceptional cuisine and outstanding service. The location encompasses a unique and fun atmosphere with mochi, board games, music, and even a hidden speakeasy behind a pink telephone booth. Customers frequently rave about their delicious food and exceptional service. As one review stated, "Amazing place! We will definitely be back. The food and service was excellent." Another review praised the winning combination of tasty cuisine, unique atmosphere, and fun activities, such as karaoke. The restaurant has made an exciting addition to the upper West side. Also, their mochi doughnuts are highly recommended by customers.
A photo of Enzo Bruni La Pizza Gourmet restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(0)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • West New York
We only use premium ingredients that we mix with passion and love, in order to offer an authentic experience!
A photo of Aunt Jake's Pasta Experience restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(479)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Upper East Side
Booked 26 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.
‘About the restaurant’ descriptions have been generated using an artificial intelligence model comprised of OpenTable proprietary data that has not been independently verified by OpenTable. The content is presented as-is, for informational purposes only.
OpenTable
  • About Us
  • Blog
  • Careers
  • Press
More
Businesses
  • Restaurant reservation software
  • Industry insights
  • Hospitality resources
  • Marketing resources
  • Operation resources
  • How to open a restaurant
  • For restaurants
  • For restaurant groups
Join us on
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Cookies and Interest-Based Ads
  • Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information
  • Cookie Preferences
Copyright © 2024 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 500, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking Logo
Priceline Logo
KAYAK Logo
Agoda Logo
OpenTable Logo