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OUTDOOR DINING,ITALIAN,BRUNCH,LIVE MUSIC,COCKTAILS - Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant, Cliffside Park, NJ
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Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant

4.5
4.5
510 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Rustica delivers a unique fine-dining experience to diners with discerning tastes & Live Entertaiment for four days a week. Trained in Italy, our Chef infuses classic northern Italian recipes with new-age American flavors. made with locally sourced ingredients, our guests can take their taste buds on a journey via our wide range of seasonal seafood dishes, steaks, pasta in an elegant and cozy environment surrounded by original, hand-crafted artwork and live melodies always in the air.
Live Music Schedule:
Thursday Nights (7-10 pm), Acoustic Latin Band,
Friday and Saturday Nights (7-10:30 pm), Live jazz band with vocals ,
Sundays (11- 3 pm ) Brunch Jazz duo on stage.
Rustica is now serving in both Skylight Patio Garden and Indoors with combined total of over 300 seat capacity suitable for any kind of Events and Gatherings, Birthdays, Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, Rehersal Dinners, Weddings, Corporate Events and many more. We look forward to creating memories with you.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Steak, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (201) 313-0802
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    James Weaver
  • Catering
    We cater to each client's personalized needs. Please contact management, Reservations RusticaLounge.com or visit us at Rusticalounge.com
  • Private party facilities
    We accept inquiries up to 90 people for outdoor Skylight Winter Garden events. Customized menus for bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party, catering, events, rehersal dinner, wedding to make every occasion memorable. Private party rooms, indoors and outdoors.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: (201) 313-0802
  • Neighborhood
    Cliffside Park
  • Cross street
    Palisade Avenue
  • Parking details
    Valet service Saturday Nights. Street parking is available.
  • Public transit
    NJ Transit 159 on Gorge Road
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Wed-Thur 7:30 - 10:30 pm.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Offers

  • LIVE JAZZ

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM,Fri - 5:00 PM - 10:45 PM,Sat - 3:00 PM - 10:45 PM
    PLEASE JOIN US ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS FOR LIVE JAZZ WITH VOCALS AND SUNDAY BRUNCH SMOOTH JAZZ. THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL COVER FEE.
    LIVE JAZZ Photo

What 510 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Jersey

    Hot spot

  • New Jersey

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

  • Bergen

    Hot spot

  • Bergen

    Romantic

  • Bergen

    Lively

510 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful restaurant and the serive was very prompt. I absolutely will be back.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    food was excellent and the service was very good.

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  3. fastd

    New York City

    119 reviews

    5.0

    119 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Still my favorite restaurant in New Jersey. will continue going back as often as I can. I don't understand why its not more crowded when I go. I guess its just a hidden gem!

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  4. MPaulJC

    New York City

    250 reviews

    5.0

    250 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    No need to cross the bridge for gourmet food, unique cocktails & REAL DEAL NY JAZZ when Rustica is here. The staff are top notch and the room is just right.

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  5. vicseven

    New York City

    86 reviews

    5.0

    86 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and service . I can’t wait to try brunch

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  6. fastd

    New York City

    119 reviews

    5.0

    119 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My favorite restaurant in Bergen County! I've never had a bad meal and the service is outstanding. Will soon return for more.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Relaxing Jazz music played throughout the night. Creative artwork on the walls for pictures and lighting level was calming. We had a wonderful dinner with our family. The steak dish, the roasted veg and pearl potatoes were amazing.

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  8. Duquesa

    New York City

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great restaurant and the food was delicious and a lot!!!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Never rushed, excellent food and service. Decor is over the top. Amazing experience.

    1 person found this helpful

  10. Lulu28

    New York City

    32 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the vibe and music, but service was lacking- snd place was not super crowded so not like wait staff was overwhelmed. Food was just average.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant using the Order Online button. Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (201) 313-0802.

Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 510 OpenTable diners.

Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Rustica Lounge Bar & Restaurant

565 Gorge Rd, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Palisade Avenue
  • Neighborhood
    Cliffside Park
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Steak, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet service Saturday Nights. Street parking is available.
  • Public transit
    NJ Transit 159 on Gorge Road
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    James Weaver
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Wed-Thur 7:30 - 10:30 pm.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (201) 313-0802
  • Catering
    We cater to each client's personalized needs. Please contact management, Reservations RusticaLounge.com or visit us at Rusticalounge.com
  • Private party facilities
    We accept inquiries up to 90 people for outdoor Skylight Winter Garden events. Customized menus for bridal shower, baby shower, birthday party, catering, events, rehersal dinner, wedding to make every occasion memorable. Private party rooms, indoors and outdoors.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: (201) 313-0802
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