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Best Italian Restaurants in Whippany


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A photo of Il Capriccio - NJ restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Whippany
Booked 25 times today
Il Capriccio - NJ distinguishes itself as a purveyor of authentic Italian cuisine, consistently praised for its excellent food and impeccable service. It holds a reputation as one of the best restaurants in NJ, described by many as "outstanding" and "amazing." Customers appreciate its old-world decor, professional staff, and incredible dining experience. The menu highlights include grilled scallops, veal scallopini with morel mushrooms, and specialty sea bass, all earning high praise in patron reviews. The attention to detail, from the fresh bread and unique sides to the top-notch service, makes every visit a memorable one. As one review succinctly puts it, "The owners care about every aspect of the experience. The food quality and service are spectacular." Il Capriccio - NJ provides a dining experience that truly celebrates Italian cuisine.
A photo of Pavesi Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Morristown
Booked 4 times today
Pavesi Ristorante, nestled in the heart of Morristown, is a cornerstone for authentic Italian cuisine. Corresponding to several glowing reviews, the restaurant excels in providing the best-prepared and envisioned Italian food. Chefs are experienced and creative, consistently expanding their menu with innovative dishes that guests find phenomenal. Signature dishes such as Sole Francese, Short ribs, and Tortellini Pavesi are high in demand. Customers are particularly impressed by their excellent service, authentic Italian menu, friendly staff, and pleasant surroundings. Several patrons have made repeat visits, citing the outstanding food quality, impeccable service, and the warm family vibe that Pavesi Ristorante so effortlessly emulates.
A photo of Panevino Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Livingston
Booked 5 times today
Panevino Ristorante is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine. With a wide-ranging menu that includes Pasta like "Papardelle Bolognese" and "Spaghetti Carbonara", as well as traditional Italian Antipasti like "Arancini" and "Burrata". There are also exquisite main courses such as "Eggplant Parmigiana", and a selection of Authentic Neapolitan Pizzas. Reviewers frequently comment on the restaurant’s consistently high-quality food and excellent service, with one regular patron dubbing it their favorite Italian restaurant. The "legendary eggplant parm" and "healthy salad options" were particularly recommended. Coupled with the friendly management, refreshing iced tea, and generous portions, Panevino Ristorante is an undisputed destination for lovers of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Portofino's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Morristown
Booked 2 times today
Portofino's is known as a stellar Italian restaurant, highly praised for its authentic dishes and warm ambiance. With menu offerings such as homemade meatballs, traditional pasta dishes, and mouth-watering rice balls, it has won the approval of discerning Italian cuisine connoisseurs. Customers frequently laud the excellent service and generous portions. The owner, Lisa, adds a personal touch, creating a comfortable, inviting environment that keeps patrons coming back. It's also a BYOB restaurant, which many appreciate for the savings. Reviews highlight it as the best Italian food in Morristown. Whether for a special occasion or just a craving for authentic Italian cuisine, Portofino's hits the mark every time.
A photo of L'Allegria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Madison
Booked 2 times today
L'Allegria consistently proves its worth as a superior Italian restaurant through its exceptional service, authentic cooking, and welcoming ambiance. The restaurant has received rave reviews from many customers who emphasize the quality and authenticity of its Italian cuisine. Highlights include a black pasta with lobster special, a loved Bolognese dish, and a wide selection of pastas. Many patrons also hailed the seafood offerings as perfectly cooked. They often praise the restaurant's ability to cater to dietary restrictions whilst maintaining high flavor profiles. The inviting staff and owners contribute to the restaurant's appeal, making every dining experience memorable. Additional standout features include their extensive wine list, a dessert of pistachio iced rum cake filled with cannoli cream, which earned specific admiration from customers, and their flexibility with large parties. The consistent excellence in both food and service solidifies L'Allegria as a staple for Italian cuisine.
A photo of Verde Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Parsippany
Verde Ristorante is a remarkable gem of authentic Italian cuisine. The reviewers consistently praise the exquisite food, attentive service, and inviting ambiance that the restaurant consistently delivers. From cozy family gatherings to romantic dinners, Verde Ristorante provides a versatile dining setting. The restaurant is highly regarded for its generous portion sizes and unique specials, with one reviewer describing their Chicken Balsâmico and Lobster Shrimp Ravioli as personal favorites. Many patrons are impressed by their ability to cater for dietary needs, notably for gluten intolerant diners. The restaurant's warm service, highlighted by waiter Dylan's attentiveness, adds to its charm. The BYOB option is also a popular feature among customers, adding to the affordability and appeal of an experience at Verde Ristorante.
A photo of The Highlawn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • West Orange
Booked 20 times today
The Highlawn is acclaimed for its distinctive American cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews from customers, emphasizing its excellent food and service. One patron noted, "the food was really good and would definitely come back," while another celebrated the restaurant's "typical American fare." A variety of dishes like the Black Sea Bass and the Chilean Sea Bass, oysters, and tomahawk steak are praised for their quality and taste. The restaurant’s high-quality service is consistently pointed out in reviews, with one customer stating: "Service was amazing. The food (crabcakes, tuna tartare, steak) were all excellent and cooked to perfection." Its ambiance and stunning views of the NYC skyline further enhance the dining experience at The Highlawn, making it a must-visit for lovers of American cuisine.
A photo of Fiorino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Summit
Booked 33 times today
Fiorino is renowned for its impeccable service and authentic Northern Italian cuisine, touted by many as the "Best Northern Italian Restaurant in NJ". With an impressive range of offerings, from classic pasta dishes to Veal chop and Shrimp Fra Diablo, Fiorino has never failed to impress its customers. Reviewers have repeatedly praised their exquisite food, friendly staff, and warm, authentic ambiance. Whether for a family dinner or a casual meet-up with friends, Fiorino promises an excellent dining experience with their perfect blend of traditional favorites and modern Italian dishes. It is undoubtedly a must-visit destination for lovers of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Scalini Fedeli - Chatham restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Chatham
Booked 21 times today
Scalini Fedeli in Chatham, New Jersey, has consistently received high praise for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Customers continually express satisfaction with its exceptional service, flavorful dishes, and relaxing ambiance. Highlights from the menu include the perfectly cooked risotto, excellent ravioli, and interesting combinations of unusual ingredients. Many note the generous portion sizes and the extra touches such as amuse-bouche and palate cleansers. The restaurant is heralded as one of the best Italian dining experiences, even described as the best Italian restaurant in New Jersey. The overall consensus from all reviews points to the dedication of the staff and the outstanding quality of the food, creating a dining experience that never fails to impress.
A photo of Cafe Crevier restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Denville
Booked 13 times today
Cafe Crevier, located in the heart of Denville, stands as one of the top choices for Bistro cuisine enthusiasts. The praise lavished by regular patrons and first-time visitors alike testifies to the restaurant's consistent quality and service. Primarily, the culinary offerings have been described as "great", with the rock shrimp risotto, skirt steak, and crab cakes being specifically appreciated. Patrons also applauded the restaurant's 'Bring Your Own Beverage' policy and the comfortable, unhurried atmosphere. The unique blends of flavor portrayed in dishes like sweet potato and macadamia nut encrusted sea bass showcase the expertise of the chef, Nick. Altogether, Cafe Crevier promises a wonderful dining experience through its excellent service and delectable menu.
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