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132 park ave., East Rutherford, NJ
201-507-0093
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Go for food, not service......................

Under new management, we decided to go. Calamari was fried & drained well. Caesar salad was good. Our friends pasta arrabiata was so-so. We found the veal frances a bit tough. Dessert of a cake very average. Service terrible- non-existent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
lfbmonkey
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fort lee , new jersey
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English first
Rutherford, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you aren't a regular they don't really seem to pay much attention to you. The food is average italian food, which you can find anywhere by us. The do have valet which is useful since the street is congested.

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fort lee , new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Under new management, we decided to go. Calamari was fried & drained well. Caesar salad was good. Our friends pasta arrabiata was so-so. We found the veal frances a bit tough. Dessert of a cake very average. Service terrible- non-existent.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Food was fine...BUT.. upon seating when I showed my "Sorrento" gift certificate ($50.) which I received as a Christmas present.Beautiful greeting card style with beautiful photo of Italian painting with their Sorrento crest on the cover which matched the crest on my plate.(expiration Dec.2015).I was told they were new owners and would not honor the gift card.They told me to... More 

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rutherford new jerser
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Italian food is very poplular and for cause. Italian restaurants in new jersey are as common as dandelion in new jersey. Exceptional Italian like a well manicure lawn for summer takes consistent work Sorrento is quiet intimate and true upscale delcious Italian. Another must eat place to be good to yourself.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Three of us dined at Sorrento Ristorante 4/11/15. We had been to this restaurant many times and enjoyed everything about it. the food was always great. We were there at 7 pm. The restaurant had a handful of people. What we did not know was it was sold to new owners. Our server came to our table and went on... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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173 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Visited Sorrento, one of our favorite Italian restaurants this past weekend & noticed immediately that something drastic had happened. As it turned out the owners ( David & Pasqualina Bikoff) had sold the restaurant to the current property owners recently who had just re-opened the restaurant 3 days earlier. They probably should have waited until they had a full staff... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Sorrento is definitely one of the better Italian restaurants in Bergen County. Beautifully appointed & serving excellent food this restaurant employs a staff of professional, tuxedo clad waiters one of which may occasionally break into singing classic Italian songs or operatic arias. And on occasion there might be live music by a guitar playing singer.

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Teterboro, New Jersey
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This place is like the good old days; one you want to go back to and get to know the owner and people working there. Personally, I love byob - spend money on good food and service, not ridiculously marked up vino. Dominic is the maitre'D and very welcoming and service oriented. You want solid italian food go here. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We would not have found this gem without TripAdvisor. Just like another reviewer, they went out and got us a bottle of wine. My wife had Pasta e Fazool and Pappardella. She enjoyed every bite. I had Calamari, which was just okay, and Fusilli, which was out of this world. If we are ever in East Rutherford again we will... More 

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Lafayette, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Fellow at a local liquor store sent us here for a late dinner after a long flight from the west coast. Didn't realize it was BYOB (he could have mentioned it and sold us a bottle), but one of the lovely men on the staff offered to run to a corner store and bought a decent bottle at our request.... More 

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Additional Information about Sorrento Ristorante

Address: 132 park ave., East Rutherford, NJ
Phone Number: 201-507-0093
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 park ave., East Rutherford, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
  • Phone Number: 201-507-0093

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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