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Cucina Calandra

216 US Highway 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 575-7720
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Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Fairfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Fairfield Road
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Temecula, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food here is fresh and management and staff make this place special. You can never go wrong with any of the Calandra restaurants or bakery. The food is affordable and they have a separate bar area that has live entertainment almost every night. I feel comfortable every time I visit for food or drink. It's a romantic spot for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

my wife and I have dinner their every other month or so and it is always just awesome and consistent. The food is delicious if not exceptional. Our waiters checked on us in a timely fashion. Made sure we were comfortable in every way and I was delighted and happy with the service.I recommend This place to my friends.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I tried repeatedly to email this review directly to the restaurant, but they would not respond to me at all. Par for the course… __________ I am sorry to be writing to share with you how abundantly disappointed we were in our meal at Cucina Calandra's on Sunday, Sept. 21. Our party of 26 were expected at 5PM to celebrate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Made a meal from the appetizer list and still had to take some home for lunch tomorrow! Excellent service!

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Orleans, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I were visiting some businesses in the Area. We asked for a lunch suggestion. We were told the best place to go was Cucina Calandra in the Best Western. Having done a fair amount of travelling, Hotel restaurants are generally to be avoided - especially in a smaller suburban Motel... We were totally shocked and delighted The... More 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Cucina Calandra is the best restaurant around our area when it comes to authentic Italian food with generous portions, served hot and tastes great. The appetizers, entrees and desserts are all excellent! We have been going to Cucina for several years now and are never disappointed with the food or the service. Each day they offer dinner/lunch specials which are... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can not go wrong with Cucina. Chef Henry works the wood burning pizza oven and keeps kids entertained playing with dough. The fresh pasta is the best. We've never had a bad meal. The restaurant could use a little face lift.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I've asked for a small cheese plater that wasn't on the menu and in minutes I've had an amazing variety of cheeses with a glass of Italian wine. Pasta with walnuts was great as well! Portions are huge - so choose wisely. Service is just outstanding! Cathy as well as restaurant manager - 5 stars! You are the best!

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I regulary stay in Fairfield for business and a trip isint compleate without eating at Cucina Calandra. This past visit we ordered the Margherita pizza as an appitizer and I had the Pollo Arrabbiata for the main course. The pizzas are made in a wood burning oven so the crust is always crispy and done to perfection. The free cheesy... More 

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This was my first first to this restaurant and they do have a couple around this part of New Jersey. I have always thought of the name synonymous with bakery's not restaurants, that is how bad I am. Well on a heavy rainy evening we ventured forth to meet up with some friends who had picked this restaurant to have... More 

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Additional Information about Cucina Calandra

Address: 216 US Highway 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone Number: (973) 575-7720
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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