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Best Italian Restaurants in Manasquan

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A photo of La Dolce Vita of Belmar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1933)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Belmar
Booked 50 times today
La Dolce Vita of Belmar is an authentic Italian restaurant that is consistently lauded by its customers for its exceptional food and service. Located by the sea, the restaurant offers an oceanfront atmosphere that greatly enhances the dining experience. Patrons praise the food for its freshness, preparation, and sizable portions - with special mention given to the classic Italian dishes, seafood, veal francaise, and pork chops. Other highlights include specialty drinks, personable and memorably attentive staff, and a pleasing ambiance. Notably, first-time diners and regular patrons alike applaud the restaurant for its consistency and overall quality, making La Dolce Vita a beloved Italian spot on the Jersey Shore.
A photo of Cordi's Italian Gourmet restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(866)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Brick
Booked 4 times today
Cordi's Italian Gourmet is consistently hailed as a premier destination for authentic Italian dining. Customers rave about the delectable dishes, with particular praise going to the veal chop Milanese and the chicken Parmesan, described as "the best around." Reviewers commend the high quality of food and service, often drawing comparisons to the cuisine they've enjoyed in Italy. What resonates across all reviews is the familial atmosphere; the staff and owners of this restaurant are commended for making patrons feel at home. Whether you're an Italian cuisine connoisseur or simply looking for a gourmet dining experience, Cordi's Italian Gourmet is sure to satisfy your craving.
A photo of The Coal House - Sea Girt restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(39)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Spring Lake
Booked 2 times today
Located in Sea Girt, The Coal House is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine per numerous reviews from pleased customers. The restaurant's remarkable pizza is particularly highlighted; the blend of fresh ingredients delivers a distinctive taste that keeps patrons coming back. Reviewers repeatedly commend the restaurant's meatballs, salads, and wings. Another standout component is the exemplary service, characterized by friendliness, professionalism, and efficiency. Exemplifying this is the owner, Anthony, who is noted for his keen oversight of operations, ensuring everything runs smoothly and providing a personal touch by interacting with customers. A charming feature of The Coal House is that it's a BYOB, further enhancing the pleasant dining experience.
A photo of Brando's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3571)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 49 times today
Brando's, situated in Asbury Park, NJ, has earned a reputation for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Endorsed by customers as the "best Italian restaurant in Monmouth County" and even the "best Italian at the shore", Brando's is held in high regard for its variety of succulent dishes, such as the Pork Chop Brando, Rigatoni Vodka, and Veal Napoleon, to name a few. Several patrons have commended the attentive, professional service, which enhances the overall dining experience. The restaurant's warm ambiance, coupled with an authentic touch of the Godfather playing on the TV screen, adds to its charm. Whether for fine dining, special occasions, or a homely meal, Brando's is a choice that "truly never disappoints".
A photo of Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1678)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 36 times today
Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant is a beloved establishment known for its genuine Italian cuisine. The excellence of both its food and service is consistently highlighted by patrons. With dishes described as "outstanding," "prepared in true Italian style," and "always cooked perfectly," Stella Marina exemplifies the true essence of Italian cuisine. As one review states, "Most of the menu IS as you would find it in most common eateries in Italy, well done." Moreover, the service is said to be professional, charming, and efficient, demonstrating the caliber of employees at Stella Marina and their care for customers. The atmosphere and location, right on the boardwalk, add to the overall appeal of the restaurant. With the custom of always pleasing its clientele, Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant has established itself as a go-to place for great Italian food at the Jersey Shore.
A photo of Skratch Kitchen restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(78)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bradley Beach
Booked 19 times today
Through a lot of hard work and trial, we created our custom designed rustic menu to ensure you will enjoy high-quality food with memorable flavors.
A photo of Flavia's Cucina Romana restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(441)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 31 times today
Flavia's Cucina Romana is renowned for its great authentic Roman-Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently praise the food as exceptional, highlighting the perfectly cooked pasta, especially the homemade gnocchi served with a variety of exquisite sauces. Many assert the dishes here mirror the tastes found in Italy itself, with special praise given to the Ragu and Truffle Cream sauces. The restaurant consistently delivers outstanding service, with a comfortable and contemporary atmosphere. A BYOB policy and exciting menu variety further enhance the dining experience. Customers frequently express a desire to return, vouching for the restaurant as a place where authentic Italian food is served at its finest.
A photo of Cipriani's Restaurant restaurant
4.4
Awesome(54)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Neptune
Booked 2 times today
Praised by diners for its delicious and authentic Italian cuisine, Cipriani's Restaurant is a standout establishment. Patrons rave about the "exceptional" food and "amazing" service, citing dishes such as the freshly baked Italian bread and the "delicious and plentiful" entrees as some of the highlights. The friendly and attentive staff have garnered positive feedback, and the generous portions and excellent price-value also consistently impress customers. Notable mentions highlight the "amazing garlic sauce," the chicken parmigiana, and the gavatelli bolinaise as must-try dishes. With customers commending their first-time experiences and promising returns, Cipriani's Restaurant comes highly recommended for those seeking a true Italian feast.
A photo of Amore Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(246)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Brick
Booked 5 times today
Saltimbocca Ristorante is often described as a hidden gem in the Italian dining scene. The restaurant, renowned for its top-notch quality and authenticity, is said to "never disappoint". Many of the restaurant's patrons have lauded the food as superb, and some have even compared it to their experiences of dining in Italy. In particular, the veal saltimbocca, touted as tender and flavorful, has garnered high praise. The top-notch hospitality, personable wait staff, and the fact that it's BYOB are added attractions. Indeed, praise abounds, with one customer stating, "This was the best Italian food in this area. We will definitely be back." Despite being a bit warm inside, the good vibes, fine dining experience, and the comfort of old school Italian ambiance with Frank Sinatra playing make Saltimbocca Ristorante a standout choice for Italian cuisine lovers.
A photo of Belmonte's Ristorante restaurant
3.8
Excellent(10)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 18 times today
Belmonte’s Ristorante crafts fine Italian cuisine in its elegant and charming eatery, located in the seaside resort town of Asbury Park. For starters, the portabella mushrooms stuffed with eggplant, spinach and mozzarella and the battered artichoke hearts Francese make excellent choices. If pasta is what you are craving, Belmonte’s Ristorante has many delightful choices, such as the potato gnocchi in a meaty Bolognese sauce, the shrimp pappardelle Roma with mushrooms and asparagus and the fettuccini Frankie with crumbled sausage, escarole and beans. Some of Belmonte’s Ristorante other specialty entrées include the chicken Philadelphia sautéed with shallots, mushrooms and green peppercorns, the filet mignon in sherry wine sauce and the prosciutto and mozzarella stuffed pork chops in a madeira sauce. Be sure to enjoy your sumptuous Italian meal and the beautiful ambience with a glass or two of a fine wine.
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