About Gaspares Italian Bistro

For 40 years, Gaspare Campisi has operated the restaurant that bears his name. Brooklyn born Campisi opened Gaspare's Italian Bistro in Bargaintown soon after he moved to this area in 1977. Although he was only 18, he was already an experienced chef. Since then Gaspare's has been serving the best Wines, Martinis, Pizza, Pasta, Seafood & Italian Specialties. We have the most innovative, passionately inspired menu. Our customers expectations are high and we deliver!

501 Zion Rd # 15
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Daily: 11:00 am - 3:00pm;
Dinner:
Nightly: 3:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Ocean Heights Ave.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 653-2112

Website:
http://www.gaspares.com/

Catering:
We offer many varieties of our homemade Italian cuisine available for pick up or delivery go to gaspares.com for more details

Parking Details:
We are located in a shopping center, so there is plenty of parking spaces

Executive Chef:
Chef Gaspare Campisi

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Mon - Wed 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 9:00PM - 9:00PM

Gaspares Italian Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.4

ambience

3.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Cozy (8)
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Authentic (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Good for a Date (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Fun (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Tasting Menu (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Shrimp Parmesan is always amazing! Waitress was nice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Dinner was GREAT, I wouldn't expect anything less. Everything was prepared exactly as we ask,
it was worth the wait.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Love this Place! Always a great meal and service with a smile!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 24, 2018

The food was excellent. Nicole our server was attentive. They were even willing to custom make whatever we wanted for our dinner.

Great place.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2018

love this little place,small cozy good pizza and italian food,loved the clams casino especially and their maranara sauce! really long happy hour,will go back often!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Cozy, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Veal chop was unbelievable.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Thank you for yet another GREAT MEAL!
It was outstanding.
The service is always great , consistent & outstanding!!
Happy New Year!
Can’t wait to come back!!👍😋

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent food and service!

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Service is usually very nice~ Friendly and attentive staff, however, the food is just so-so~

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Cozy
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We were here for dinner and the food was okay. It was not quite up to the usual very good standards that we are accustomed to.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great food.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Service was awesome. Food was delicious!! I will definitely come back soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Service was excellent. Food and drinks were exceptional!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Poconos)·Dined on November 7, 2017

My husband had Lasagna which he said was good. A large portion giving him enough for tomorrow.
I had Chicken Franchise. The chicken was tender and again a large portion. However on the down side it was too salty for me.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We enjoyed a very nice dinner with very good service. The selections are numerous and our meals were very good. If you enjoy onion soup with a cheesy topping, you should try the Gaspare's version. It is very tasty. All of the dishes that we have tried have been well prepared.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

local restaurant with great food friendly servers and the best martinis

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very friendly staff of servers and delicious food as well.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Very diverse menu, all typesnof dishes done well. Fantastic French onion soup, and great garlic bread. Does a great blackened fish.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 27, 2017

First visit in long time. Will definitely make it a regular. Very friendly wait staff.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The noise level was low only because when we arrived there was only one other table by the time we left there were maybe two other tables. I ordered the fluke franchese and the lemon butter wine sauce tasted like lemon meringue pie filling and was almost that thick. The side of sauteed broccoli rabe had no flavor. My husband's veal parmesan wasn't much better. We won't be going back there again.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

my wife and i have eaten at the restaurant half a dozen times. the service is always friendly and good. The food is always prepared well. we have never had a bad meal.

the veal chop is outstanding. the ravioli and meatballs are the best.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 24, 2017

This was our third time at Gaspares. Food was good,waitress was nice. The only thing is the send you specials on line. That is for take out only. They did honor the special for us.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Quick Bite
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 14, 2017

This place is cozy and family run. The service is very nice and the food is good. We have gone here many times, and always enjoy the experience......The Shrimp Franchese is a favorite, and the Tiro Miso is the most delicious we have eaten......

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Very little on the ambience but the food was very good and an excellent value with a very friendly waitstaff that means to please

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Always amazing food and sizes of portions . Pick an item and you will enjoy and come back again and again.
My fav Italian at Jersey Shore ..

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 31, 2017

With the exception of very salty pizza episode earlier this summer Gaspares always delivers exceptional quality and variety at great value for diners looking for fresh and tasty sea food and Italian specialties.. Pizza is back to exceptional tasty treat anytime in the mood.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Excellent local Italian restaurant . Very small and authentic. Portions were large. Felt like we were in Italy. Love it!

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always a hot delicious authentic Italian meal every time, recommend highly.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Excellent. Almost didn't go on. In a run down shopping center. Gave it a shot. Packed inside. Unbelievable food. That's the reason it was packed on a Monday night.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Delicious food. Service was excellent. Enjoyed every minute.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Consistently good dining. Amazing how they can put out such great Italian food in such a small space. Let's not tell too many people or well be shut out.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Easy and delicious loved it!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great, friendly service. Extensive menu makes it hard to select but diner can't go wrong! Delicious Italian fare. A bit pricey for locale.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We just love love love this place! One of the best Italian restaurants in the area. It never disappoints. We would recommend this place.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 12, 2017

A little tight (small place) but we will be back again

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 (Poconos)·Dined on August 9, 2017

We went for early bird, because the portions are just right. My husband had chicken parmigiana and I had veal franchaise. Both meals were good. We tried their Tiramisu for dessert and it was amazing. Had a nice time. Service was excellent but it is so small that there is no ambiance. But we will definitely go back.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Great experience, Great Food.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great food, big portions. Fast and friendly service.

Tags: Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Very good meal for the price. We arrived 15 min. before Early Bird, did not get seated until after early bird was over. I mentioned this to our server and she got us the EB menu. Also our drinks were reduced . This I consider good customer service as we had a reservation to catch the EB meals. I would highly recommend this place for dinner and/or lunch.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 31, 2017

As usual the food was Great. Service was excellent.

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