Lago Ristorante and Wine Bar
Pasta E Fagioli
pasta, cannellini beans, onions olive oil, garlic
Romaine, homemade caesar dressing, croutons
Vitello Alla Lago
Parmigiano reggiano encrusted veal mignon, caramelized onion, fresh spring peas, sundried tomatoes, Barolo wine sauce
Service was outstanding - friendly, professional and attentive.
Overall nice dining experience food was excellent
Great find, a neighborhood gem. The menu and food are terrific and our waitress was outstanding which really helped make it a wonderful dining experience.
way too noisy. Very good food, and service. Best to avoid Sat. eve at prime time
Great first-time experience! Friendly and well-trained staff! Excellent meal choices, including the specials. Nice variants on traditional Italian cuisine. Nice wine list. Noi torneremo presto e spesso!
Was turned down rudely at the door despite reservations being available on OT through closing. Granted, it was the last day of the Euros, but there’s a polite and professional way to communicate this to someone.
My husband and I were looking for a different place to eat for our anniversary and after searching we agreed on Lago. So happy we did. It was a 40 minute ride from Dutchess County and minutes off of 684. The town was decorated for the 4th of July and looked Patriotic. Upon entering Lago, we were cheerfully greeted and seated right away. We notice a big staff and was glad to see people working after hearing some businesses are in need of help. Our server was great, cheery and I apologize for not getting her correct spelling of her name - Marial (SP?) Needless, the food and wine menu is nice and all our courses were delicious. We were asked if we wanted dessert and started to decline but decided on a tartufo and it was served with Happy Anniversary iced onto the plate. So sweet!!!! The ambiance was nice, not seated on top of one another. Reservations are probably best. The restaurant does get crowded. We are certainly returning.
The special pasta papadelle with shrimp and crabmeat was a perfect summer dish. The avocado salad was good. Service was friendly.
Great meeting spot between Bergen county and Connecticut! Order the Nutella pizza for dessert!
I unfortunately did not have a great experience at this restaurant. When I arrived, it took about 10 minutes before anyone came to seat us. I did approach someone at the bar and I was told to just wait. I finally went looking and found a waitstaff who eventually came to the front of the house.
The food was fine but unfortunately the service was so incredibly slow and further I had to get someone’s attention each time I needed some thing. It was clear that our server was working very hard so there were no complaints with her specifically, but it was just clear that the restaurant was too busy to handle the patrons adequately. this was a Tuesday, so I wonder what it would be like on a weekend. Luckily I enjoyed the company I was with but overall I won’t be coming back anytime soon.
The food here is simply amazing and the service is super friendly and attentive. The price for the good food and the good service in my opinion is appropriate. Only critique is that the place looks a little old and smells like old furniture and that you cannot sit outside.
The food was a 10!
Authentic Italian cuisine and staff.
Homey and delicious.
It is a wonderful local restaurant that I can walk to and home again.
Always the BEST Family Experience... Never EVER a disappointment...
Great place, great atmosphere, enjoyed the wine and the food!
The pasta they make in front of you is to die for! Beautiful Italian atmosphere. Waiter was great!
The room was uncomfortable warm but the quality of service and food made up for it!
This was our first time dining at Lago. We went to celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary. We sat in the lovely dining room in the back of the restaurant for a more private and quiet experience. (The front has a more lively bar/restaurant scene.) The ambiance was lovely with large murals of a wine vineyard and wine cellar. The wait staff was attentive, friendly, and accommodating. We had minestrone soup, pasta bolognese, branzino, and completed our meal with orange and coconut flavored sorbets presented in their respective fruit shells. Each dish was delicious. I also had a Prosecco which was smooth and gentle to the palate. Since it was our anniversary, the restaurant surprised us by offering the dessert on the house. All in all, we had a lovely evening, great dining experience, and will definitely return to Lago for other occasions and recommend it to our friends.
Portions were a bit small but overall, the day was incredible
Consistently delicious food here. Cannot go wrong on anything on the menu
We came for my wife birthday and it was wonderful.
Our waiter Vinny was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about the food. Made you want to try everything.
Great food and service, specials are always a treat
Our server was attentive and courteous. We were not rushed and got to enjoy catching up with old friends. I look forward to dining at Lago again soon!
Hadn’t been in over a year and it was better than we had remembered. The mushroom parpadelle in the cheese wheel was excellent as were our salads, entrees, dessert.
Great service, great food, great wine!
Definitely coming back :)
Delicious food. The service was welcoming making for an enjoyable evening.
The food was amazing. The osso bucca wasn't dry it was cooked to perfection and the special pasta dish. Papa Della lago was amazing. They cook it table side in a giant wheel of parm cheese.
The Nutella pizza is the best dessert. It's Nutella between fried dough.
Our service was even better than the food. Our server Brittnay was amazing. She helped us pick out the special my wife had which was the filet of sole franchise. Amazing. Thank you Lago and Brittany!
Nice local dining option. Good service, recommend for a nice weekday dinner.
Fantastic food, great service, lovely atmosphere!
Tasty food, great service, reasonable pricing. Would go again.
The BEST. Always treated like family. Keep up the GREAT WORK.....
Food, service, and ambiance is always superb at Lago!
Maitre D was very conscious about safety. We were asked where we felt comfortable sitting, and placed accordingly. Dinner for two including one appetizer, two mains, two desserts, two coffees, three beers came to around $90 pre-tip. Pretty good value, and the food looked great. Would try again!
This is our third time to Lago. We keep going back because the food there is very good. This is the first time we went on a Sunday night, not a Saturday. As soon as we arrived and we’re seated we were told that the kitchen closes within an hour and 10 minutes. Perhaps open table should not take reservations so close to the kitchen closing. We were slightly bothered by this. Had I called the restaurant for reservations they might’ve told me that and I would have moved up my table reservation time to earlier.
I’m not sure if we were not offered the specials of the night because of the timing of our reservation. They always have wonderful specials, and I did see them on their chalkboard as I passed by. However our server who was wonderful, did not offer them to us, nor did I ask. But I wonder whether or not it was due to the fact that the kitchen was closing and perhaps the chef did not have enough time to make some of those items for us. Again – a question to open table as to whether you should accept reservations so late to their closing time. We did make our dinner selections rather quickly, placed them with our lovely server, and everything arrived wonderful, hot, and delicious, and we did not feel rushed after that.
I will always return to Lago, however I may pay attention on non-weekend dining nights to kitchen closing times on my own.
NEVER DISAPPOINTED. Food and service are ALWAYS AWESOME. The BEST part is that you are treated like FAMILY.....
Lago is a beautiful, authentic Italian restaurant perfect for a quiet romantic dinner or a small family gathering. The back seating area is cozy and we’ve never ordered something we didn’t love.
service was fantastic, very friendly employees and the food was delicious.
Amazing experience. Friendly and very attentive waiter, and the food was excellent!
A great Italian restaurant and delicious menu!!!!!
Lago Ristorante and Wine Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 402 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.