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1 Hoboken Road, East Rutherford, NJ
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Description: This restaurant is newly opened in the former location of Romanissimo...
This restaurant is newly opened in the former location of Romanissimo. New owners - not the same owners as the previous restaurant
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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Could be a lot better!

Last night we had dinner at Al Di La - my choice as my fiance wanted to eat elsewhere. Big mistake!!!! Not because the food wasn't good it was when we finally got it. We arrived for our 7:30 reservation and were greeted by a nice gentleman who showed us to our table (and it was the table we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
hayanee1
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Pomona, New York
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  • Late Night
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English first
Newark, New Jersey
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Mistake number 1, it was Valentines Day. We stayed, we tried, never again. We arrived at 8:15 and were seated promptly in the banquet room; there were no servers. It was obvious this restaurant overbooked. Waited until 8:45 without a drink order being placed. We complained and were moved to a table in the actual restaurant. Waited another 30 minutes;... More 

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Pomona, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Last night we had dinner at Al Di La - my choice as my fiance wanted to eat elsewhere. Big mistake!!!! Not because the food wasn't good it was when we finally got it. We arrived for our 7:30 reservation and were greeted by a nice gentleman who showed us to our table (and it was the table we had... More 

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My family had my mothers 60th birthday party here when they made the new party room and loved every minute. All of the food they served family style was incredible and they gave you plenty. I haven't been here since the restaurant renovated over 5 years ago. I recently went to Al Di La to celebrate a birthday with a... More 

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Athens, Greece
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went there for an event and the menu was set so I can't really comment on their regular menu but the set menu was average and not really Italian. Nothing bad nothing good either. There was some variety and As we were several people we tried most things but nothing tasted particularly good ! Service was something between average... More 

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New York City, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I came here with a few friends and my boyfriend one night. I got the orchetti with broccoli rabe and sausage. HOLY OIL BATMAN. The thing was SWIMMING in oil. So much that it made me nauseas. For the price, it should be higher quality.

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I decided to eat out this year so I chose a place I have eaten in the past and had great food and great service. They are a really great Italian Bistro that I enjoy. They had a Thanksgiving Special with a set menu of a Turkey Dinner or a Roast Pork Dinner. You could also order off the menu.... More 

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East Rutherford, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I have been coming here for some time. Even prior to the remodel. The food is excellent. So good that I had many of my parties catered by Al Di La. Dominic, the owner, doesn't skimp! Everyone we recommend to rent the hall or eaten there has not one complaint. My personal favorite is the roasted vegetable platter! The dinner... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I HAVE EATEN AT AL DI LA MANY TIMES .. THE SERVICE IS IMPECCABLE AS WELL AS THE FOOD....ANY OF THE OSO BUCCO DISHES (VEAL BEEF PORK) OVER ANGEL HAIR OR POLENTA IS FANTASTIC. the lunch menu is great ...very affordable with good variety. i especially enjoy the chicken hotsi totsi sandwich. the owner is a rare nice and afflable... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I do not give praise lightly to italian restaurants. One because I like to cook and think my cooking is pretty good. This restaurant blew me away. First of all, I always try the pasta fagioli in Italian restaurants because there are so many variations. This was the closest to what Dad used to make He made rice and beans... More 

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Rutherford, New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love trying different Italian restaurants in the area, but were apprehensive to visit Al Di La simply due to the exterior. The interior, however, is very inviting with nice hardwood floors (a welcomed departure from carpeting at most Italian restaurants), as well as marble details and beautiful marble tabletops. The service was very good and the waitress was wonderful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Hoboken Road, East Rutherford, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This restaurant is newly opened in the former location of Romanissimo. New owners - not the same owners as the previous restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?