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Best Italian Restaurants in Oakhurst


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A photo of Piccola Italia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 7 times today
Piccola Italia, nestled in the heart of Jersey Shore, offers an exceptional contemporary Italian dining experience. Many reviews endorse it as their favourite Italian restaurant, mentioning impressive dishes such as the Eggplant Rolatini, Piccola Italia Chicken Parmesan and Perciatelli Carbonara, which one reviewer hailed as 'the BEST pasta dish he ever had.' The chef also received high praise for his creativity and attention to detail. The excellent service, beautiful setting and large portion sizes at reasonable prices also contribute to Piccola Italia's popularity. This family-run establishment is a hidden gem that consistently delivers world-class, authentic Italian cuisine.
A photo of Trama's Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Branch
Booked 63 times today
Trama's Trattoria has established itself as a star of Italian cuisine in Monmouth County, as reflected in multiple glowing reviews. Its menu showcases a variety of appetizing Italian dishes, ranging from Eggplant Parmigiana to Rigatoni, with diners praising the authenticity of the cuisine, specifically mentioning the outstanding ravioli, spaghetti, and marinara sauce. Visitors consistently note the freshness of the ingredients used and the superb flavor of the dishes. The desserts, from Tiramisu to Panna Cotta, also receive high praise. Further accentuating its excellence, the restaurant also offers a selection of wines and cocktails, enhancing the dining experience for customers. The attentive and professional service is often emphasized, contributing to the overall positive reviews and high recommendations.
A photo of Brando's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 42 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 Flavia's Cucina Romana restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 36 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 Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Asbury Park
Booked 48 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 The Squire at Branches restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Branch
Booked 9 times today
The Squire at Branches is highly acclaimed for its exceptional American cuisine. The restaurant is frequently lauded for its divine dishes including the halibut, scampi, pork chop, and more. The intricate use of ingredients such as chocolate in the martinis and grilled peach in the salad showcase inventive and palatable American culinary skills. Reviewers consistently commend the "outstanding service", "tasteful and perfectly prepared" food, the inviting atmosphere, and the "beautiful" bar area. Particularly notable is the praise for the excellence and consistency of the cuisine, with customers repeatedly returning for meals of the "highest quality". Thus, its admirers affirm that The Squire at Branches offers an exquisite dining experience in American cuisine.
A photo of Skratch Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bradley Beach
Booked 23 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 Sirena Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Branch
Booked 50 times today
Sirena Ristorante is praised for its outstanding Italian cuisine, particularly its seafood dishes, and boasts an oceanfront location on the Jersey Shore. Reviews highlight the superb consistency of their meals, the friendly and professional staff, and their ability to deliver a wonderful dining experience every time. Signature dishes like the bronzino and Frito Misto receive high acclaim, described as 'the best ever had'. Their outdoor seating offers stunning views of the Atlantic, enhancing the overall dining experience. The restaurant's exceptional service, delicious food, and breathtaking ocean views make Sirena Ristorante an unmissable destination for lovers of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Blu Grotto at Monmouth Park restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Branch
Booked 15 times today
Blu Grotto at Monmouth Park is well-regarded for its authentic Italian cuisine. The ambiance and exquisite service further enhance the dining experience, creating a sense of being back in Italy. Reviewers have specifically praised the restaurant's innovative appetizers, such as white asparagus with jumbo lump crab meat and stuffed zucchini flowers. The genuine Italian vibe is emphasized in their food, with dishes like fried buffalo mozzarella with eggplant carbonata, swordfish Milanese and Shrimp with risotto receiving commendation. Patrons are also captivated by the "excellent service" and "extraordinary food". The restaurant also offers outdoor dinning on a spacious deck. The consensus among reviewers is that the Blu Grotto provides an unforgettable dining experience, making it a must-visit for lovers of good Italian cuisine.
A photo of Gargiulos Tinton Falls restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tinton Falls
Booked 25 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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