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Best Italian Restaurants in Branchburg

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A photo of Cafe Emilia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(643)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Bridgewater
Booked 9 times today
Café Emilia, located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, offers an outstanding Italian dining experience that has captivated its patrons for years. Customers consistently rave about the delicious, authentic Italian dishes, with the Veal Parmesan being touted as the best in the area. Its "friendly and professional" staff, who make diners feel like part of the family, are also a significant draw. The great cocktails, extensive wine list, and delightful desserts further set Café Emilia apart. As reflected in the reviews, the restaurant's exceptional food, service, and atmosphere continue to make it a reliable choice for a special occasion, date night, or even a business meeting. Whether dining indoors or on the beautiful patio, visitors to Café Emilia can expect a truly amazing Italian dining experience.
A photo of Maggiano's - Bridgewater restaurant
4.3
Awesome(4523)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Bridgewater
Booked 20 times today
Join us for lunch or dinner at Maggiano's Bridgewater and savor the rich flavors of Italian-American dishes inspired by Nonna’s traditional recipes. Our location is part of The Village at Bridgewater Commons which is a luxury market with a variety of upscale stores. We offer four private event rooms, which expand to accommodate any size event. Visit us at 600 Commons Way or book your reservation today!
A photo of Luna Rossa restaurant
4.3
Awesome(9)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bedminster
Booked 2 times today
Welcome to Luna RossaWe are an Italian restaurant, B.Y.O.B with authentic Italian food with attentive staff, romantic and friendly atmosphere, we have different specials preparex creatively and the most important we accommodating to everyone's wants and needs.We have gluten free food, reasonable prices and lot of parking.We offer party catering and party rooms Don't miss it and live the experience
A photo of Focacceria Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(320)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Basking Ridge
Booked 27 times today
Focacceria Ristorante is frequently lauded as one of the best eateries for Italian cuisine in central and northern New Jersey. The consistently high quality and freshness of the dishes set this place apart. Dishes like the mustard crusted salmon, lamb rack special, and graham cracker gelato receive glowing reviews from regular patrons. The outdoor patio, offering a romantic ambiance, is highly recommended for summer visits. The Thai chili calamari and rigatoni also come with strong recommendations. The establishment stands out with its friendly, professional service and value for money, which contribute to an overall outstanding dining experience.
A photo of Trattoria Mediterranea restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1058)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bedminster
Booked 13 times today
Trattoria Mediterranea is a highly recommended Italian restaurant in New Jersey. With consistent praises about the freshness, quality, and authenticity of its Italian cuisine, it is clear that this establishment captures the essence of traditional southern Italian cooking. Particularly praised by patrons are the home-made pasta, veal chop parmesan, and seafood dishes. The reviews highlight the ample portions, with special mention of being "enough for 2 meals" and providing "a lot of food". The restaurant's ambiance is also acclaimed, described as happy, comfortably elegant, and making customers "feel like family". Despite its popularity, it is noted not to be "terribly expensive", particularly as it operates BYOB with no corkage fee. This family-owned gem offers an excellent dining experience, ensuring a warmth and welcome reminiscent of dining in Nonna's home.
A photo of Social restaurant
4.3
Awesome(339)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Somerville
Booked 1 time today
Located in Somerville, Social's exceptional Contemporary American cuisine has garnered enthusiastic rave reviews from its patrons. The impeccable service, combined with a comfortable environment, makes it a great spot for both business and romantic gatherings. The food is consistently praised as outstanding, with guests highlighting dishes such as the short rib, seafood risotto, lobster/crab ravioli, and calamari. The caliber of service is seen as a key factor in the restaurant's charm, with the staff being described as friendly, attentive, and making everyone feel like old friends. With generous portions, a full bar, and a variety of delicious drink options, Social is assuredly a go-to spot for a fulfilling culinary experience.
A photo of da Filippo Autentica Cucina Italiana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(719)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Somerville
Booked 2 times today
Da Filippo Autentica Cucina Italiana is a hidden gem when it comes to Italian restaurants. Located in Somerset County, it provides an authentic Italian experience as advertised. Patrons have hailed it as the last example of fine Italian dining in the area, appreciating its focused menu, elegant yet simple food, and exceptional quality. The restaurant's welcoming ambiance is further elevated by personal service, a charming décor, and the unique touch of Chef Filippo himself playing the piano and engaging with guests. The dining experience at Da Filippo is highly recommended, with many visitors keen to return for more.
A photo of Uncle Tanks Kitchen and Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(66)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • South Bound Brook
Booked 5 times today
Uncle Tank's Kitchen and Bar is renowned for its exceptional Pub cuisine. Patrons note the broad spectrum of delicious choices on the menu, often leading to a delightful conundrum on what to order. The King Charles III speciality cocktail and the La Familigia roasted pork sandwich were among those highly recommended. The porchetta sandwich and chicken Pisa have also been lauded for their exceptional taste. Critics often praise the innovative twist on pub standard food choices. The ambiance, decor, and music add to the pleasant dining experience, with many customers eager to return. Furthermore, the staff's friendliness and the overall atmosphere make it feel like a warm neighborhood spot.
A photo of RISTORANTE IL MONELLO restaurant
4.5
Awesome(58)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Peapack-Gladstone
Booked 8 times today
Ristorante Il Monello is a renowned Italian cuisine destination known for its exquisite food and exceptional service. Its patrons are consistently wowed by the authentic flavors that transport them straight to Italy. Its unique additions like the cheese wheel and complimentary treats like cheese, salami, and zucchini, among other things, add to its charm. Patrons rave about the restaurant's "outstanding service" and "delicious food", with one even declaring it as a place worthy of rivaling any NYC restaurant. From seafood to pasta and veal dishes, every meal is brilliantly prepared. With a cozy ambiance to top, Il Monello offers a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Janina Bistro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(113)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lebanon
Booked 8 times today
Janina Bistro is highly praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Patrons emphasize their diverse menu, featuring seafood, pasta, beef, veal, and more. Notably, their beet salad, scallop and shrimp over risotto, caesar salad, and egg rolatini appetizer have garnered significant acclaim. Reviews highlight their consistent quality, friendly service, and a relaxing ambiance that made diners feel like they were in Italy. One reviewer stated, "Delicious and great service" while another celebrated a significant birthday there and described the meal as "Absolutely perfect". With its welcoming atmosphere and attentive staff, Janina Bistro is regarded as a regular favorite and a "perfect go-to restaurant" for many.
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