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La Pergola

657 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Top Tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Located walking distance from the historic Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, La Pergola offers authentic northern Italian cuisine, straight from farm-to-table.

Our menu consists of local produce, the freshest meats, daily caught seafood and homemade pastas and desserts.

Come and enjoy our traditional cuisine with family and friends. Bring along your favorite bottle of wine or spirit and relish our fresh, savory dishes in a our warm, elegant and welcoming atmosphere.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Lunch and Dinner: Monday - Friday 11:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 4:00pm -9:00pm
Saturday and Sunday : Lunch open for private parties only.
Reservation highly recommended for weekend.

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Phone number
(973) 376-6838
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Driola Kaloshi
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Private party facilities
We can accommodate private parties of up to 40 people in our side room and parties of up to 80 people in our main room.
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Private party contact
Agron Kaloshi: (973) 376-6838
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Cross street
From the Millburn train station .
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Parking details
Free public lot parking across the street, or on the rear of our building after 6pm.
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Public transit
Millburn,NJ Train Station
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 657 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.4  based on recent ratings
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDianeSS (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great good and service
Would be perfect with 2 or 3 less tables.

NJTaylors (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

Met with friends before a Papermill show. Nice ambiance and attentive service but the food was a bit slow coming out. 6:15 reservations and we had little time to spare when we finished before an 8:00pm show. The food was good, but not great. Small portions for the prices.

OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

Very good food and service; the only reason for 3 stars rather than 4 was the cost...a little pricey.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great time. Easy to park. Food was delicious. Chef came out to speak with us after the meal. Fantastic Expeirence!

Going back for the lasagna, I have not tried it but apparently it’s incredible.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Tried to go for Valentine’s Day and had made reservations for 8:15. When I got there, there was a line of people just waiting to be seated! No hosts to greet any of us or to explain what the hold up was. Left after waiting for fifteen minutes. I’m sure food would’ve been decent, but just very unorganized overall.

vippbg219 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We are SO OVER LaPergola. While some say the third time is the charm, in this case 3 strikes you are OUT of the Millburn restaurant rotation. With such wonderful choices such as Basilico, DaNico and Cara Mia, you no longer have to deal with the owners NOT honoring reservations, receiving the wrong check twice in one night, average meal ( used to be so much better) and then there is too many tables, lights too low, music on and off, and the wait staff trying their best but running around crazy.

They have NOT honored their reservation time 3 times, we received the wrong check twice, called over the owner, gave him our order and then he sent someone over with the correct check and asked us to pay quickly. The meals have been just ok, not their usual quality. The next night ate at Basilico and had a fabulous meal, great ambiance and courtesy after dinner drinks because our table was not ready. DaNico the week before: greeted like long lost relatives, the chef came out and spoke with everyone in the room and upon leaving, the waiter held the ladies coats!

vipRicklaw (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Great service great food and hospitality

AliW (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Every bit of food brought to the table was absolutely exquisite.

JEFFREYK (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

A great experience. Restaurant was lovely, service attentive but not too attentive. Thoroughly recommend. CAUTION...BYOB. Wine store down the block did not have a great selection.

NJDiner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We had their homemade pasta (squid ink and beet), which was very good. You can order half portions as an appetizer. Our entrees (fish and meat) were good, but not particularly notable. The restaurant was very busy on the Saturday night we were there. We did not wait long for our table, but we did not receive bread and bruschetta that other tables did and had to ask for it. The staff was very busy--everyone rushing around. This did not make for a relaxed setting.
All in all, food good and fairly priced, noise level fairly loud, service was fair.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent flavor profiles in our salads and entrees. We will be back.

starvedinthesuburbs (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Almost all our plates including some chewy calamari and a veal special were woefully under seasoned. In addition, for a restaurant blocks from a playhouse you would expect them to know how to get the food out so everyone makes the show. Our apps arrived quickly but we then waited 45 minutes for our entree. We managed to make the show on time but couldn’t even consider dessert.

vipNonna (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Seating was too tight- very crowded.

Gerry (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

This is a traditional classy "white tablecloth" restaurant in feel and service. The food is excellent and the service too.

vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Very nice - food was excellent -looking forward to a return visit very soon.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

I had the stuffed artichoke and seared tuna salad. Light, very flavorful, perfectly prepared. service is impeccable. lovely atmosphere. highly recommended!

vipPacman (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

La Pergola Is the best restaurant in Millburn. The competition is stiff, but La Pergola offers the most consistent and best balanced dining experience. I dine there for both lunch and dinner at least once or twice every month. Why drive into NYC when you can have comparable food and service, right here in downtown Millburn.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

The place was way to loud . You could not hear the waiter and I had trouble hearing the person sitting right next to me .

OpenTable Diner (Memphis)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Always enjoy the evening

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Always consistently good food and atmosphere!