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Grissini Restaurant

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484 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
201-568-3535
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Fine Dining

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Italian Food

The good: The food and drinks are great. You will leave completely satisfied. Grissini is the best Italian restaurant in Englewood Cliffs I have visited. The bad: It is expensive. The restaurant is relatively small so make sure you get a reservation if possible. Parking is valet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
tpmfgman
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Seoul, South Korea
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Delicious food and hip vibe made dining at Grissini a delightful dinner. The menu is fully stocked with pasta, meats, and tasty appetizers, and is also complemented by a extended list of daily specials ... too long to remember, in fact! The restaurant graciously crammed our group of 9 into a corner round table. We began our meal nibbling on... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The good: The food and drinks are great. You will leave completely satisfied. Grissini is the best Italian restaurant in Englewood Cliffs I have visited. The bad: It is expensive. The restaurant is relatively small so make sure you get a reservation if possible. Parking is valet only. Bottom line: I have been multiple times and will go back, but... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went for a Biz lunch. After looking at the Website, I was expecting a real dining experience. Though the food was well prepared and presented, and the service was good, it fell well short of "Spago of the East" as they boasted on their website. I had the pasta dish... Shrimp in cognac sauce. Quite good, but not exciting. Salads... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Having driven by the restaurant for years without ever visiting, we finally went for a special Valentine's Day dinner. I expected a little more ambiance. There is an open kitchen with several tables across from the counter, We were lucky enough not to have to sit at one of those tables. If you are going to make reservations, ask that... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Consistently delicious food. Classic Italian cuisine - brick oven pizzas- grilled seafood and meats. Creative pastas. Professional and attentive service.

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New York City, New York
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172 reviews 172 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I've been to Grissini numerous times -- several times since my first post in 2012. It's still "just OK" in my opinion. Perhaps it's "tastes" as I have a few friends who like it. None who rave about it though. Me, I just think the food is average. I don't get a lot of flavor, tastes, etc. It's just OK.... More 

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Food and service were ***** ! What more to say. Only beware the weird entrance for parking. You need to enter at the corner and slip in front of the entrance, becasue the parking lot entrance appears to be closed. This is to force valet parking only there. OK, upper crust place, upper crust service... upper crust prices... (my friend... More 

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Old Tappan, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Had my annual holiday luncheon today with my 22 employees at Grissini's. Was promised a private room but instead shared the room with other office celebrations. Had our luncheon specifically later in the afternoon to avoid the crowds. Our 22 employees were squeezed in to one long table with two on each end. If you had your back to the... More 

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New York
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155 reviews 155 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were a party of seven. Everyone's food was good and hot. It is a bit pricey. I would go back next time I am in the area.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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265 reviews 265 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We arrived on spec and were warmly welcomed The menus are very extensive and will cater for all tastes The service was impeccable and the decor clean & modern The food was deliciously well cooked I cannot fault

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 484 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Englewood Cliffs
  • Phone Number: 201-568-3535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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