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Best Italian Restaurants in Englishtown


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A photo of Il Nido restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Marlboro
Booked 14 times today
Il Nido attains high marks for delivering an upscale, authentic Italian dining experience in New Jersey. As an acclaimed Italian gem, it consistently impresses with its fresh, well-prepared dishes that leave patrons yearning for more. The restaurant's ability to impress is evident in the numerous glowing reviews. Customers rave about the friendly and exceptional service, the cosy and inviting ambience, and its diverse range of dishes from the delicious halibut entrée to the tender Wagyu meatballs. While it's not a traditional Southern Italian restaurant, one review highlights Il Nido as serving some of the best Italian pasta they've ever had in their life. The experience at Il Nido is highly recommended, setting it apart as one of the best Italian restaurants in NJ.
A photo of Nonna's Citi Cucina restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Englishtown
Booked 18 times today
Nonna's Citi Cucina consistently impresses its customers through its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine, a sentiment echoed in the numerous reviews. The food served here is a blend of traditional Italian dishes, prepared with an intricate understanding of ingredients, evident in each bite. Patrons appreciate the numerous options and variety provided in the menu, with dishes like the best Frutti di mare and Veal Chop Parmigiana that are to die for. Even amidst the pandemic, they managed to maintain the same exemplary food quality and service. So whether it's a casual meal or a special occasion, Nonna's Citi Cucina stands out as a good go-to restaurant for a remarkable Italian dining experience.
A photo of La Lupa restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Manalapan
Booked 28 times today
La Lupa, based in Manalapan, is reputed for its authentic and exceptional Italian cuisine, as evidenced by its highly positive reviews. Customers consistently laud the restaurant's fresh, high-quality food, ranging from excellent pizzas to perfectly cooked steaks, surpassing those found in renowned steakhouses of Monmouth county. The innovative and seasonal menu offers a plethora of dishes to satisfy diverse palates. The service is notably attentive and professional, contributing to the overall outstanding dining experience. With regular patrons deeming La Lupa "one of the top restaurants in NJ" and "next level," its well-earned reputation speaks volumes to both the superior culinary experience and excellent service it provides.
A photo of Aunt Butchies of Brooklyn - Englishtown restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Englishtown
Booked 4 times today
Aunt Butchies of Brooklyn - Englishtown is highly praised for its outstanding Italian cuisine in Central Jersey. The restaurant consistently earns rave reviews for its exceptional dishes, including the stuffed meatball appetizer, veal parmigiana, and chicken limone. Patrons also appreciate the extraordinary food in a community with numerous Italian eateries. The customer service provided is exceptional, described as 'wonderful' and 'excellent' in reviews. Notably, the restaurant offers the convenience of bringing your own bottle (BYOB) and it even has a full Italian bakery inside. Excellent food, remarkable service, and a friendly family-style vibe make Aunt Butchies a beloved go-to spot for Italian food enthusiasts.
A photo of Cafe Luna of Old Bridge restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Old Bridge
Booked 33 times today
Cafe Luna in Old Bridge is highly acclaimed for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Customers praise its extraordinary portion sizes and the tasty, 'light' Italian dishes on offer. This isn’t your typical 'heavy' Italian cooking, but something delicate and fresh. The grilled shrimp and Sole Oreganato come particularly recommended. The restaurant is also praised for its accommodating staff, who go out of their way to meet diners' needs, even those with food allergies. The establishment has a positive ambiance, not too noisy, with attentive service and weekly specials that never fail to impress. Whether it's a nice lunch or a fun night out, Cafe Luna seems to always deliver a great dining experience.
A photo of Mezza Luna restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Englishtown
Booked 4 times today
Mezza Luna comes highly recommended for its authentic and flavorful Italian cuisine, according to multiple positive customer reviews. The freshness and high-quality of their dishes are frequently praised, alongside generous portion sizes that provide excellent value for patrons. The calamari is a customer favorite, hailed as a must-try appetizer. They also offer specialties like their Detroit Square Pizza that stand out in the reviews. Besides the excellent food, Mezza Luna is also celebrated for its impeccable service and a lovely ambiance, making it an ideal spot for both casual dining and special occasions. Many guests express a desire to return, confirming that Mezza Luna is a staple in their rotation of beloved local Italian restaurants.
A photo of Feast Italian Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Old Bridge
Booked 12 times today
Feast Italian Kitchen has made a name for itself in the culinary scene for its authentic Italian cuisine. Many customers have praised this place as their favorite go-to spot for exquisite Italian fare, including wood-burning oven pizzas, Italian ribs, and the traditional staple –Sunday Sauce. Reviewers rave about the signature dishes, such as the Steak Pizziola and the unique Sausage and Peppers Eggroll. Moreover, the superior service offered by the staff, particularly servers like Nick and Desi, is frequently highlighted in the glowing reviews. The ambiance provides a genuine Italian experience, with many diners already making repeat reservations. Don't miss out on the Rainbow Cake, dubbed by one diner as the 'go-to dessert.' The Feast Italian Kitchen consistently delivers stellar dining experiences, from the first greeting by the hostess to the final check.
A photo of Osteria Cucina Rustica restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Marlboro
Booked 5 times today
Osteria Cucina Rustica is renowned for delivering outstanding Italian cuisine experience, remarked as the "best Italian cuisine in NJ" and the "best Italian restaurant in Monmouth County" by its patrons. The restaurant has been lauded for its consistent quality, authentic Italian food, and attentive service, underlined by numerous reviews that assert, "Osteria never disappoints". The ambiance, styled with picturesque interior and exterior and perfectly accompanied by beautiful lighting, also contributes to the overall dining experience. Customers are particularly pleased with the restaurant's menu selections, with the seafood bouillabaisse and Fritto misto appetizer receiving high praise. The staff's excellence in service, along with the delightful cuisine makes Osteria Cucina Rustica an unmissable locale for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Solo Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Freehold
Booked 14 times today
Solo Trattoria is highly acclaimed as the best Italian restaurant in its area, renowned for its authentic cuisine and extraordinary service. The restaurant has made a name for itself, providing a repertoire of dishes that are nothing short of perfection. Reviewers rave about its homemade pasta, which is always fresh and flavorful. The restaurant's pistachio cake dessert has been described as 'amazing'. They also provide interesting and unique choices for their specials. Notable is the freshness of the seafood they serve, particularly the shrimp. Many return for their great dining experience, top-notch staff, and excellent service. Although the restaurant charges a 3.9% fee on charged bills, it doesn't deter patrons from enjoying the delicious food and pleasant experience. The authenticity of Solo Trattoria's cuisine has left patrons endorsing it as their 'go-to' place for Italian food.
A photo of Brio Italian Grille - Freehold restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Freehold
Booked 19 times today
Brio Italian Grille - Freehold is recognized for consistently delivering high-quality Italian cuisine alongside exceptional customer service. Patrons commend its "excellent food", "wonderful atmosphere", and the "creativity of the menu" which they describe as a unique blend of traditional Italian recipes with a healthy flair. The restaurant's dishes are often highlighted in reviews, with meals such as the lamb chops, crab&shrimp crusted salmon, bruschetta, and spinach artichoke dip earning high praise for being "fresh", "delicious", and "perfectly seasoned". The professional service is also frequently mentioned, with diners noting that the staff are attentive, efficient, and friendly - enhancing the overall dining experience. Whether for a dinner date or a family gathering, Brio Italian Grille - Freehold emerges as a much-loved choice for Italian food enthusiasts.
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