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About Sette

Executive Chef Allan Philip Russo's highly acclaimed restaurant Sette resides in prestigious countryside Bernardsville, New Jersey. Nationally recognized as “One of the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the United States” by OpenTable, a status rating of “Excellent” by Zagat and an honorary recipient of “Best Chefs in America”, Russo welcomes guests to his "Elegant Tuscan" dining room while delivering European hospitality.

7 Mine Brook Rd.
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Cross Street:
Mount Airy Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(908) 502-5054

Website:
http://www.settenj.com/

Catering:
Be a guest at your own event by utilizing Sette Caterers. With a complete catering staff available and unique catering packages, inquire about our off premise catering.

Public Transit:
NJ Transit, Bernardsville Line

Executive Chef:
Allan Philip Russo

Additional:
BYO Wine, Gluten-free Menu

Sette Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

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food

4.8

service

4.9

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

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Neighborhood Gem (20)
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Romantic (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Authentic (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Cozy (10)
Local Ingredients (5)
Business Meals (4)
Healthy (4)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Casual (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 3 days ago

Our dinner at Sette was AMAZING as always. If you haven't been here, what are you waiting for??

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Great place, amazing food, spectacular service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food and service are always excellent. One of my favorite restaurants. There are only a few tables so reservations are needed. I would highly recommend to all.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food was outstanding. We dine in NYC when going to the the theater and Sette would be in the company of the best of NYC. The restaurant is small and very intimate and it was so nice to enjoy a great meal in a quiet atmosphere. The owner greeted us and instantly made us feel special. I cannot wait to return to Sette.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Excellent meal and service. Small and intimate. Extremely cold night and when door would open and close could get a little chill. However, not enough to ruin an outstanding meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Wonderful menu and food. Great service. Every time we eat here, we are very pleased. Far above average for eating in NJ!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Best authentic Italian cuisine! Great service, quaint & delicious.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Nice neighborhood BYOB. Small restaurant with about 8 tables. The focus is fresh good food. My husband had like an antipasto platter of meats and cheeses. Very good. I had the smoked prosciutto with arugula special that was great. My husband loved the orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe. It was great. I had the sausage risotto that was just ok. Not much flavor. Desserts were ok but nothing to rave about. We will go back for sure.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Love this restaurant! Food always excellent ! Highly recommend prosciutto appetizer!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Sette and staff always deliver a great experience.
We will return for sure.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Wonderful restaurant with great service and ambiance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Everything about Sette was terrific. From the warm and gracious welcome to the helpful and courteous waiters to the candle on the dessert for my birthday, the service could not have been better. The food was divine: for appetizers we had a special ravioli and a white bean soup with shrimp. Dinner was filet mignon cooked to perfection and red snapper that melted in my mouth. Dessert was profiteroles and a lemon pastry that was so light and refreshing! Bringing your own wine is an added bonus. Highly, highly recommended.

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

We always thoroughly enjoy our meals at Sette. The food is authentic yet creative and delicious - the best. The staff is friendly and helpful. The setting and decor are lovely. Parking may not be easy, but it is worth the small effort.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Outstanding food consistently. Small, warm dining environment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We are repeat customers and will continue to be the same. Allan goes out of his way to make sure that you will remember the occasion. The only complaint is that Sette is very popular and as a result it is sometimes hard to get a reservation.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

If you either live in/around the Somerset Hills in New Jersey, or plan a trip this way, you must have dinner at Sette. This restaurant is both elegant and as comforting as mom's kitchen (if your mom is Italian).
We simply love Sette. Everything about this restaurant is exceptional, the staff, ambience and the certainly the food.
My only regret is that my Italian is so rusty I'm embarrassed to express how happy I am when dining at Sette to the staff in Italian. However, if you're inclined for a bit of dialect from Napoli...mangiare e fatta grosso.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Seasonal, Casual, Authentic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We love to go to this restaurant! We go frequently, and the food and service is GREAT!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

As usual, best restaurant in Bernardsville. Daily specials are always worth trying.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2017

The food, service and environment are great. Very attentive to wishes and changes to accommodate dietary needs. Well spaced tables, even in this small restaurant. Go to location for a BYO with thoughtful dishes and a creative menu.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Decrease the noise level and put more chocolate on the dessert menu.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fabulous food & service, as always. Never disappoints. Great BYOB.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Still one of my all time favorites. Loved it from the first time and has never disappointed. You'll always get a good meal.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Fantastic! Going to Sette is always special. No matter what is the occasion or no occasion at all... it’s always delicious and authentic.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Very lovely evening for a group of 5 -- delicious dinner and very nice service (candle on dessert) when they learned there were 2 birthdays. Very courteous staff.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Thank you Sette for a delicious dinner in an elegant yet cozy atmosphere. Your food, service and setting are the best!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Healthy
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

One of the best restaurants in our area. Very sophisticated.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a wonderful meal with friends. The service was exceptional and the selections were diverse and very well prepared. The atmosphere is quaint and they don’t rush you

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

A small and precious gem. Italian hospitality and authenticity. A brilliant, unique, original well rounded menu. Love ‘bufala e speck’, ‘orecchiette baresi’ and ‘costata di manzo’. A little detail that speaks volumes...no spelling errors in the full Italian rendition of SETTE’s menu. Not an insignificant one when considering those present in supposedly renown restaurants.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

This is a treasure for the most delicious creative Italian cuisine served with love.

Tags: Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Always very good food and customer service.
Everyone at our table enjoyed the total dinning experience.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Excellent food, warm people that serve you. Just a lovely restaurant. Go if you love Italian food. BYOB

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Good location to have business meal with Verizon people or romantic occasion because atmosphere was very romantic too. Fish was not that great but all other menu including appetizer and dessert was outstanding. We'll absolutely go there again.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We always enjoy our meal service is attentive and professional. Small menu but always specials to consider.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Allan created another perfect meal to pair with the wine I brought. Once again, all aspects of the meal were outstanding!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Food was amazing. We ordered the special appetizer along with the roasted beets, presentation amazing. I had Sea Bass, my husband had short ribs, again presentation and taste amazing.
We ended dinner with coffee. Very nice never rushed. Love this place.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

If you haven't been to Sette yet, you must add this wonderful restaurant to your list. The dining room is small, so plan ahead.

Sette is one of the most authentic Italian restaurants you will find. Only the finest ingredients, an incredible menu, and a warm and welcoming staff.

We started with Smoked Italian Prosciutto on a bed of fresh arugula. The prosciutto melted in your mouth and the vinaigrette was light and flavorful. And, a beautiful arugula fritter with a lovely cheese and butter.
The main course consisted of Tagliatelle Bolognese. Beautiful pasta and in rich ragu. Perfect! We also had a special braciola of beef. It melted in your mouth, was beautifully prepared, subtle, delicious with a wonderful tomato sauce.

We finished our meal with a millefoglie with a beautiful cream. It was unbelievably delicious, freshly made (pastry warm, cream just right) and while I was rather satisfied, I had to finish this wonderful dessert. We also had profiteroles with a delicate cream filling and a delicious chocolate/berry warm sauce...I'm salivating just writhing this review.

An expresso and cappuccino and we called it a night.

Remember to bring wine, but if you don't there's a wine shop within walking distance.

Wow!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

All I can say is Fantastic! Food, service, ambiance. It has it all!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

food was great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Hot Spot, Cozy, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The owner is both welcoming and courteous. We felt right at home as we visited for the first time and celebrated our 7th year wedding anniversary. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Delicious dining experience in downtown Bernardsville! Started with a cocktail at the Bernards Inn and followed with dinner at Sette! Perfect location - excellent service - and fantastic food completed our celebration! Highly recomment the gnocchi and sea bass!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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