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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Saddle River

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4.7
Exceptional(740)
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.
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4.3
Awesome(147)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Hillsdale
Booked 8 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 Cork & Crust restaurant
4.5
Awesome(87)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • River Vale
Booked 9 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(105)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Harrington Park
Booked 2 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.
A photo of Nanni Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(629)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Rochelle Park
Booked 4 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.
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