Biagio's

4.4
144 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Located in Paramus, New Jersey, this family-owned and operated restaurant & banquet hall has been a local favorite offering home-style Italian classics for over 25 years. The terra-cotta colored walls and warm stone fireplace provide a welcoming ambiance perfect for an intimate dinner, corporate lunch, or family gathering.
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AE
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Everything was great. It was a bit too loud for conversation

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KV
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've have been coming here for over 20 years. We grew up in Bergen County now live in Orange County, NY and still drive down for a good meal. Our waiter Miguel is the best. Kudos to the chef for his special lamb shank dinner and Australian Bass special. See you soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Biagio’s was the perfect fit for daughter’s bday / college send off gathering - fireplace warm and cozy with excellent food - service - ambiance - and noise level was good for our large round table of 8 guests to enjoy great conversation. Highly recommend!

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AD
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

My family wanted to try the restaurant being we only been for events at the Terrace. I truthfully was disappointed being I come from a huge hospitality background and wanted my family to try a new place. The appetizers were ok but all food took forever to come to the tables. Our drinks also took too long. It seemed that it was the 1st day for the server at our table. My wife and I ordered from the specials but never received the salads. I can't recommend the restaurant being it more like a bar scene and the timing was way off on the courses. Needs improvement.....

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is great. We had small plates which are half the size and price. Perfect for us. And we ordered a few appetizers. Highly recommend.

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P
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

On a Sunday evening it’s very easy to avoid the crowds and enjoy your dinner. Franke was very accommodating and checked on us frequently.

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S
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Family last minute get together. Their were 8 of us and we were able to get a reservation. Our waiter, Oscar, was on point. Thank you for good food, good service and a warm welcome.

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RT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time we visit Biagios the service is excellent, food is outstanding. The wait staff is fun and always friendly. My son had the PEI mussels and WOW, taste great. Go once, you'll be hooked.

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JJ
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food and ambience. Was noisy but we still had a good time.

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JB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the service was great. we were treated with courtesy service and the food was good. we had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas. we will return soon.

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OT
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great and service exceptional. Looking forward to going back

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SC
New England
15 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Took my NY/ NJ sales team here to celebrate a great year. Food was amazing. Meat and Cheese board was delicious. So many difeerent choices and selections. Waiter was very helpful with providing recommendations. Would definately go back.

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AB
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great place! Food is excellent. Wish I could have this at home. They make their own pasta and it is excellent. Prefer the seating up by the front window. Top notch place. Got spoiled by going here. Can't settle for less when going out to eat.

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S
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

We’ve been here before with family and/or friends. We are usually seated in the front room. We have always had a great service experience until this past Saturday night. The 4 of us were seated in the back room at a tight table for 5. Our waitress seemed that she was less than thrilled to be waiting on us. At one point, we were trying desperately to get her attention, 3 of the 4 us were waving and shouting excuse me over and over again. When I asked for some lemon for my water her reply was “what for?”. She didn’t know the menu items and she brought out 5 burgers when we clearly only ordered one per person (there were 4 of us). She was annoyed with us for her mistake insinuating the 5th entree was indeed ordered. Anyone can have a bad night but when we approached the manager, he certainly wasn’t surprised. The food was as good as we remembered; the service was not.

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LD
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been there on occasion, but Friday's dining experience was superb. We all actually talked about it the next day. All four of us had something different and we were all completely happy! We were greeted at the front door and greeted with a warm smile and it only went up from there!

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JM
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thumbs up to the Manager Frank for his attentiveness and food selections for our table. Recommendations were deliciously outstanding. We will definitely be back and highly recommend Biagio’s to others. Thank you for the great hospitality.

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B
Milwaukee
67 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, wonderful service -- what else is there to say.
I've driven past this restaurant many times and the parking lot is always full -- now I know why.
Definitely recommend this restaurant for the food, wine, and service.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great people, great food

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RB
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Made a reservation on Thursday for a Friday dinner. Table we had was smack in the middle of the dining room. They offered a booth in the bar which was loud. When we went to tell the hostess we would wait for a better table at the bar, she turned away from us started chatting with someone in the bar. My wife and I walked and will NEVER return again. As poor a service as I have ever been a part of!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

If "Tasteless food, high prices" was their motto, then I'd say they hit the spot. Unfortunately, I would only recommend this place for the bar, which appeared to be hopping. Otherwise, cafeteria food at near Manhattan prices.

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AG
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

This was our second and last visit to Biagio's. On both occasions the food was good, but not worth the noise level which made it difficult to have a normal conversation. The bar was deafening and it carried over into the dining room. The host was abrupt and distracted. The wait staff was good, when they could be heard over the loud yelling that was going on around us.
We will not return.

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LN
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great. I just forgot to use my 15% coupon off the bill!

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PN
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The food and portion size was outstanding. I did feel, however, that our server had an attitude-as soon as we said we did not drinks, it became clear to us that he was not exactly pleased. He took our orders, and we were served fast, but he barely acknowledged us(although he did come over as we were eating.) We appreciated a stop at the table by the gentleman who appeared to be the owner.

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S
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

It’s nice that a neighborhood place takes reservations.

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FK
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and good service , very tasty food and reasonable prices

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RV
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service!!! Large portions and a very good selective menu. A+++

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DP
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food is amazing. The owner is so friendly and loves kids. Great Calimari and roasted cauliflower. Good wine.

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l
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We chose Biagio's for a dinner meeting with friends traveling through from out of state. Food was excellent especially the veal and scallop dishes. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Two of our party especially enjoyed the opportunities offered by the "small plates" menu .

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KB
Baltimore
40 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found this restaurant about a year ago. None of restaurants would seat us in the area on a busy Thursday night. I made one last call to Biagio's.
They were booked also but the manager told us to come to the restaurant and he would make a table for us, one way or another.
We had a fabulous dinner that night.

We drove four hours in the rain this Sunday
to get to Biagio's. We celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary.
The food and service was once again fabulous. I highly recommend the Seafood Pescatore. It was a remarkable dish for a foodie. Lot's of seafood and tasted excellent.

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N
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Service suck food wasn’t good and pricing was expensive too noisy couldn’t hear the company I was with speak charged me for bringing my own birthday cake alcoholic drink wasn’t tasty overall a bad experience never again

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ER
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

A few of us ordered the beet with goat cheese salad. The greens were full of
stems, little cheese, walnuts and the dressing was very vinegary and strong.
We all thought it was terrible. A friend ordered hamburger which looked good
though.

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D
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I dined there to celebrate my anniversary. exceeded my expectations.

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R
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great. Mario was our server and he was fantastic!

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E
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Consistently good. Great food, great menu and great service. A favorite!!

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OT
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I got together for a lunch date. The mussels app was the best we ever had . I eat the meat personal pizza that was very good, my wife kept it simple, a spinach salad with grilled shrimp. Our waiter showed us a desert plate but we were to full to try anything even though all the cakes looked very good. The service was very unrushed, overall a very good meal.

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OT
Charleston
55 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always enjoy our annual visit to Bia
Gio's for excellent Italian cuisine.

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L
Cleveland
16 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal with a group of friends! Staff was attentive. Highly recommend!

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PT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a great time. Manager even checked on us. Authentic.

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e
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Nice neighborhood place for decent food and friendly service. They made my friend's birthday very special by decorating her dessert plate, putting a candle in it and not charging us for it. That was very kind. They have a small plates section of the menu which is great if you're dieting or just want to eat lighter too.

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r
New York Area
99 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great...good food and friendly service

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