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Spirito's Restaurant

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714 3rd Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 351-5414
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • 30
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Favorite!

I have been eating at Spirito's for the past 25 years. I now get to still enjoy with my wife and kids whenever we crave the pizza, rav's and garlic salad. It's still one of my and family favorite. Growing up in the Burg, this was a local favorite. It's great place for families to enjoy a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
NJ_Travelerz
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

I have been eating at Spirito's for the past 25 years. I now get to still enjoy with my wife and kids whenever we crave the pizza, rav's and garlic salad. It's still one of my and family favorite. Growing up in the Burg, this was a local favorite. It's great place for families to enjoy a nice dinner. Same... More 

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Shelby, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant is like stepping back to the 1940's or 50's. It serves outstanding family style Italian food, period. There is nothing fancy about the place or the people. It is located in a neat working class neighborhood with street parking. It was opened in 1932 and is operated by the 4th generation family. They don't take credit cards, cash... More 

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was recommended by the Enterprise agent at the airport. The waitress said we had to have the ravioli. Oh my. Incredible. Home made ravioli. Cheese melts in your mouth. I had the sausage and the meatball too. The sausage was better. Overall. ..Incredible. Definitely come here to eat.

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Clark, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Decor is old, so if this will bother you then get your meal to go. I don't go there for the decor, I go there for the food. The ravioli is awesome along with the chicken and veal parmigania. And there pizza is thin crust delicious pizza. Staff is attentive and service is usually very quick. Old school delicious food.... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My first visit was 50 years ago! It was great then, and still is. This is where I was introduced to Pizza for the first time. All dishes are great.

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband used to go there when he was a kid, so we went there, the food is not great, and the decor is very old. I'm from Brooklyn, so it's hard to live up to Brooklyn pizza. Spirito's was okay, not great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and people. Cash only. No deserts.going back is a must. Will recommend to my friends and co-workers

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

When my parents were dating, this was the only place they would go to faithfully to eat hearty Italian comfort food and they have been doing so for over forty years. My first taste of pizza almost forty years ago was here and they set the standard that my globe-trotting has not found an improvement on. I will occasionally go... More 

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Boca Raton, FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place is amazing...my family has eaten here for decades...and we've been served the same great food by the same waitresses! Truly traditional Italian. Juke box, birch beer..you get the idea. The Parmesan dishes and pizzas are one of a kind; house salad - great. The wait can be long and parking, a challenge...but it is worth it. It gets... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to Spiritos for dinner. No butter, coffee or dessert but good basic food. Website link is incorrect, it takes you to a restaurant in RI. Would recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 714 3rd Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: (908) 351-5414
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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