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Best Italian Restaurants in Holmdel


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A photo of Assaggini di Roma - Hazlet restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Hazlet
Booked 3 times today
Assaggini di Roma in Hazlet, New Jersey, is celebrated for its delectable Italian cuisine. Customers frequently commend the plentiful portion sizes, reasonable pricing, and exceptional service. With dishes like the acclaimed "best penne vodka ever," and excellent veal, chicken, and eggplant parmigiana, Assaggini di Roma provides a diverse, flavorful menu. Their delicious and freshly made dishes like sausage, parpadelle, and tiramisu are prepared on the premises. Several reviewers describe it as the best Italian food they've had in a long time. The warm ambiance and friendly staff contribute to the overall phenomenal dining experience. The customer reviews heavily endorse Assaggini di Roma as a must-visit Italian culinary hotspot in the area.
A photo of A Salute restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Matawan
Booked 8 times today
A Salute is highly esteemed for its exceptional Italian cuisine. This restaurant, adored by patrons, provides a unique dining experience in a beautifully repurposed church, offering a beautiful and rustic ambiance. The food consistently receives high praises with diners enjoying a wide range of dishes from pastas to gourmet pizzas. The restaurant's fig pizza has been specifically highlighted as phenomenal. The restaurant's excellent service also receives consistent recognition, with friendly and attentive staff that add a personal touch. Reviewers frequently recommend A Salute, emphasizing its superb food, service, and atmosphere. Whether for special occasions or everyday dining, A Salute offers a fantastic culinary experience that continually exceeds expectations.
A photo of Il Colosseo - New Jersey restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Red Bank
Booked 6 times today
Il Colosseo, located in New Jersey, is renowned for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Reviews commend the restaurant for its excellent service, with the wait staff receiving particular praise for their attentiveness and professionalism. Many diners highlighted the authenticity of the dishes, describing the food as "authentically Italian like back in the city". Signature dishes such as the Shrimp Scampi, Veal Marsala, and Chicken Marsala were deemed the best some patrons ever had. Also noted was the restaurant's accommodating nature, with one patron applauding the team's ability to cater to special requests not available on the menu. The restaurant, in spite of being situated in a strip mall, transports its patrons to a classic Italian trattoria, making it a beloved choice for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Limoncello at Piazza di Roma restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Matawan
Booked 2 times today
Since 1997 Piazza di Roma has been the Ultimate Space for amazing Weddings, Events and Corporate Functions. In 2020 Life Gave us Lemons & we created Limoncello at Piazza di Roma. A full service picturesque garden restaurant, featuring our own organic seasonal farm to table vegetables & imported Italian ingredients. Come enjoy our incredible authentic Sicilian/Italian cuisine and be transported to the back streets of Italy. Try our Nonna's traditional Bracciola, Veal Spiedini, or our popular Double Bone Stuffed Pork Chop and there is always room for Nonna's Sunday Sauce (not gravy). Full service cocktail bar available. Try our signature Limoncello Spritzer, Espresso Martini or Aperol Spritz. Seasonal outdoor dining available, first come first service based on the weather. But don't let the weather deter, indoor dining always available. We require a credit card to secure reservations. No shows or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance will be subject to $25 per person c
A photo of The Hudson Square restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Old Bridge
The experience at Hudson Square was created for incredible times and unforgettable moments. Hudson Square promises an elevated dining experience alongside redefined contemporary American European cuisine. Our approach to this concept is simple. American fare coupled with the flavors and influences of classic European and Mediterranean style cooking. The merging of dining experiences from the global community, our carefully crafted menu, and locally grown seasonal ingredients, promise customers a truly unique dining experience. From the moment you enter, the glow of our dining room with its chic European interior, will create a whimsical romantic atmosphere. Destined to be of New Jersey’s most premier establishments.
A photo of Pazzo Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Red Bank
Booked 61 times today
Pazzo Restaurant serves excellent Italian cuisine, as evidenced by the reviews that praise its generous portions of food, fresh ingredients, and homemade pastas. From Veal Marsala to Rigatoni Bolognese, each dish on the menu is a testament to authentic Italian culinary tradition. The variety of salads, appetizers, and desserts further enrich the dining experience. Reviews highlight the outstanding service, friendly staff, and the restaurant’s ambient setting. Pazzo Restaurant not only offers a delightful selection of meals but also a substantial wine list, which has been appreciated by many guests. The full bar, convenient parking, and prompt service make Pazzo a highly recommended spot for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Semolina Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Red Bank
Booked 36 times today
Semolina Restaurant, located in the heart of Red Bank, is a gem that consistently serves impressive farm-to-table cuisine. The menu, which changes often based on season and available fresh ingredients, showcases an array of dishes made from locally sourced produce. Known for its exceptional service as noted by many reviews, the staff is not only attentive but also knowledgeable, expertly guiding patrons through their food journey. It's particularly praised for its homemade pasta, fresh seafood, and innovative flavor combinations. Customers have deemed Semolina the "best execution of farm-to-table menu in Red Bank", and have fondly lauded the "creative dishes" and the "fresh delicious food". The restaurant's commitment to freshness and quality is further emphasized by their practice of indicating the source farms of their ingredients. Semolina Restaurant is a must-visit for anyone seeking to enjoy a remarkable farm-to-table dining experience.
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 Buona Sera restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Red Bank
Booked 19 times today
Buona Sera is an authentic Italian restaurant known for its fabulous food, exceptional service, and inviting ambiance. Customers heap praises on the generous portion sizes and the traditional Italian dishes on offer. Standouts from the reviews include Penne Vodka with Shrimp, Calamari, Stuffed Meatball, and Eggplant Rollatini which are beloved by many. The restaurant also features an impressive wine list and a variety of bourbons. Reviewers often highlight their special occasions spent at Buona Sera, touting it as a great place for dates or groups. It's clear that Buona Sera delivers quality Italian cuisine that leaves a lasting impression on its patrons.
A photo of Gargiulos Tinton Falls restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tinton Falls
Booked 8 times today
Gargiulos Tinton Falls is a must-visit for anyone seeking authentic Italian cuisine. Highly praised by customers, the restaurant boasts an old-world charm, with a comfortable and romantic ambiance. They serve an array of exceptional Italian dishes, ranging from delicate scallops to perfect mussel fettuccine. According to reviews, the soft shell crabs are a standout, described as "the best ever had." The service is often noted as personable and professional, contributing to the overall quality experience. The owner's personal interaction with guests shows the restaurant's commitment to customer satisfaction. Counsistently praised for their excellent service, delectable food, and impressive wine list, Gargiulos Tinton Falls truly creates a memorable Italian dining experience.
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