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About Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas set out with the goal of introducing a wonderful breadth of world-class international wine that is paired with an expansive Italian, small plate menu. Our wine list and food menu are thoughtfully prepared and selected by a team that strives to introduce our guests to new, fresh Italian flavors.

Spuntino focuses on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients with a menu that changes four times a year. To make sure that we are using the best ingredients available we work closely with a number of farms in the area including Goffle Farm Poultry (Wyckoff, NJ), Blooming Hill Farms (Monroe, NY), and Alps Provisions (Long Island City, NY).

Wine is Spuntino’s second name! With over 50 wines by the glass, over 150 by the bottle, four wines on tap, and three wine flights offered daily, Spuntino really does have something for everyone.

70 Kingsland Rd
Clifton, NJ 07011
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Tapas / Small Plates, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thu: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri-Sat: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sun: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Cross Street:
Main Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(973) 661-2435

Website:
http://www.spuntinowinebar.com/

Catering:
View our full event menu here: http://hubs.ly/H05PD2V0

Parking Details:
Plenty of parking available in open lots surrounding the restaurant

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether it’s a bridal brunch, birthday lunch, rehearsal dinner or anything in between, Spuntino is the perfect place to make your special occasion unforgettable with four different unique settings throughout the restaurant.

Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Tasting Menu (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Happy Hour (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Cozy (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Business Meals (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Romantic (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Healthy (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Authentic (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
People Watching (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined 11 hours ago

Excellent staff and great service. Attentive and everything was excellent.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service, our waiter was attentive and made good wine suggestions. The noise level was excessive, unless you enjoy shouting loudly at the person next to I would avoid the restaurant. It was not possible to hold a conversation with anyone other than your neighbor

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Menu changes seasonal , food is always top notch . I have been to several of their wine dinners and they have been exceptional . We also love to dine here due to the wonderful hospitality of our server Cindy she is highly attentive and always makes you feel like family .

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Over priced tapas. $5 for a piece of bread with toppings. Food loaded with salt. Completely bloated the next day. The pasta dish tasted only of salt.

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Our server Cindy was fantastic and hostess was very accommodating. Food was out of this world!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great place to go with a group so you can try a whole bunch of things. I love vegetables and have found all their veggie dishes to be delicious, especially the brussel sprouts and cauliflower. The bruschetta are amazing as are the meatballs and truffle fries. The main course selections I've tried have been less impressive, but it doesn't matter because there are so many other interesting and delicious things to eat. It can get a bit loud, but not so much that you can't talk.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Casual, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The server was very slow and hard to find. This is not the usual for this restaurant though.

Tags: Hot Spot, Cozy
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly. The food was very good! I will definitely go back And I would definitely recommend it!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

I was not happy with this restaurant. The food quality mediocre at best, wine selection terrible. Meatballs pasty, octopus outright terrible - tasteless except for celery and cut into thin slices. Looked pretty but useless. Pasta with long braised short ribs like beef stroganoff at high school cafeteria, arancini were mediocre, tiny golf ball sized and seemed to be mass produced.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I was at Spuntino for brunch. I liked that the menu had an array of options. Everything that was ordered was delicious. Our server was very pleasant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Loved eating small dishes. It allowed us to sample a variety of foods. The chef was able to modify the items to suit people with allergies. The waitress was terrific.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Casual, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Another spectacular wine and food event. Follow this restaurant to see their next special wine and dinner pairing for a truly special culinary delight.

Tags: Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Very good food and prompt service. Will recommend friends and family to this restaurant

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

The service and food was exceptional as always. The small bites are just perfect for sampling different plates. The quality has been very consistent throughout the years making this restaurant a great place to dine.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great place with a NY City feel. Definitely an perfect place for a firsr date and/or to meet up with a group of friends. Looking forward to going back soon. Great service and friendly unstuffy atmosphere.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Afternoon Tea, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was delicious. They don't rush you to order and get out. We sat and visited with friends for a while after finishing dinner. Great place.

Tags: Tapas
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Service (Tai and Alexis) and good food/ atmosphere make this place a winner.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always a good meal, great wine options ! Mushroom lasagna, meat and cheese plate, rice balls all tasty

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

What a great concept, Italian tapas. Lots of wonderful choices all good and big enough to share. Great room and energetic staff. Good wine list. Definitely will go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

This is a my go to spot, whether its with one person or 20. They are very accomodating and the service is always friendly.

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

My best friend and I had an amazing time here. I definitely would love to visit this restaurant again in the near future.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

My wife and I took off for the Summer, not going out to eat.
This was the first time back and Spuntino's has not lost a step.
Wonderful to see the Menu was great, the Wines were fantastic, I had the Sangiovese Flight.
Our party of 7 was very happy for the Assortment of Tapas, nothing heavy but very filling at the same time. As usual just an overall great time.
Thanks Spuntinos

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fun, Tapas, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Keep in mind the restaurant specializes in serving tapas. I ordered 3 plates and my wife ordered 3 plates. I am hard pressed to say one bite was the best. The food was excellent. We cleaned our plates with great satisfaction.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Casual, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

We had a wonderful experience / every dish was superb, our server Nadia was amazing, our group of 8 was able to engage in conversations. The wine samplings were Delish and the desserts, especially the caramel sauce served with the doughnuts - out of this world!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Fun, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

What a terrific experience. If you get the chance, sit at the bar by the charcuterie. Tai is a very skilled and pleasant server. Everyone cares about their customers.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

The waitress we had was lovely and the manager was super nice to us. We had a lovely booth. Cocktails were excellent. Good food with a variety of items to choose from. Will go back again

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Casual, Fun, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Tapas, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

First time dining here. Food was good. Waitress was very pleasant and helpful. The chairs at table we were at were not comfortable.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

This was a pleasant surprise. Very cool place and the service and food was fabulous. I did think that both the regular wine list and the food was a bit overpriced. Pricing was more fine dining than tapas. But great overall.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 5, 2017

The restaurant was clean and modern. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. The food was good as well. I would definitely visit again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The food is excellent, but beware that they are very slow here. I've eaten here many times and it's been generally the case. It's lovely not to be rushed if you're not ravenous or are on a date. We had a group of 6 eating between lunch and dinner, so the restaurant was pretty empty. We also had a 4 year old with us. We all struggled to wait the inexplicable 40 minutes between courses. The worst part is that we could see the kitchen staff goofing off and not cooking, even as the manager made his rounds of the restaurant. The waiter recommended we order 2-3 dishes apiece, so we each ordered 3, but we didn't leave full. Ask how big each portion is before ordering to make sure you're getting enough (the pizzas and salads are larger portions, while the proteins and bruschettas are smaller). I highly recommend the Herbed Polenta Fries and the Ciambelle dessert!

Tags: Tapas, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The friends we dined with recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint.
We enjoyed the varied menu, and the atmosphere

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 28, 2017

I have been here twice. This time, I began my visit in the bar waiting for my dining companion. Excellent wine, wine list and bartender. We had a drink before adjourning to the dining room.
The serving staff was terrific in the dining area, also. We each had a small plate of pasta, and split a side of their divine Brussels sprouts w/Parm, and an order of the steak.
We also grabbed the wine special, a fantastic Sauvignon Blanc.
Overall, another solid experience. Becoming a dependable, go to restaurant for predictable experience.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Tapas, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Everything we ordered was absolutely delicious and enjoyed by kids and adults. Service was great. You can keep ordering little bites and don't have to wait a long time in between the orders.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Jeremy did a great job. The octopus was the best ever. The wine was perfect. My wife had a great Birthday!!! Thank you Spuntino.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 7, 2017

I brought my parents for a late lunch on the way to the airport. The small plates allowed us to have a variety as well as eating light.
The octopus salad, calamari, lamb chops and branzino were all delicious.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We love this place - the food, wine, drinks and service are all excellent! We recommend it very highly to all of our friends and family. Very warm atmosphere.

Tags: Great Beer, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

The ambiance at the restaurant is terrific! We ordered the shrimp scampi bruschetta, the beet salad and the prosciutto and fig pizza. The salad and bruschetta were wonderful!! We even had another order of the shrimp bruschetta. But the pizza had a strong off odor and taste. I tried a bite, even though it didn't smell right, and decided not to eat it. The waitress tried to convince me that it was the carmelized onions that I was smelling but it definitely smelled like bad meat. We sent it back and it was removed from our bill. The calamari was delicious as were the other items we ordered but my friend mentioned that she found a hair in one of hers and that grossed me out! All in all, I don't think I'll be back. The wines were expensive, both by the glass and the bottle. A Vinho verde that I buy often was $9 a glass and over $35 a bottle--thIs wine costs $5.99 in my local liquor store!! I think the value is way off. Our bill was over $120 for the two of us.

Tags: Tapas
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

AMAZING Restaurant. I have been here many times and I love visiting. Seasonal menu items are something to look forward to.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

I had a tasting menu of locally sourced items and it was outstanding along with the wine pairings. My wife had tapas and thoroughly enjoyed them although she wasn't overly impressed with the red sangria.

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great food, and very good drink selection. Staff recommended great options.

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