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All 52 Fairfield Restaurants

Calandra's Mediterranean Grill

118 U.S. 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004
(973) 575-6500
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Ranked #3 of 52 Restaurants in Fairfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Clinton Road
Transit: Bus stop close to hotel
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Suburban D.C.
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had a tasty lunch there. It also features separate bar, Sicilian wine store, wonderful bakery and a grocery store.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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119 reviews 119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This place was just so nice. The food is great and so was the service. Was here coiple years ago...they have outside dining whuch was quaint. Will definitely go back!

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Montclair, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As the saying goes: you can't swing a cat by it's tail and not hit an Italian restaurant in Essex County. So there is plenty of competition. This is a very good spot but I am not sure it's worth a long trip. The Calandra Family owns other restaurants that are just as good and not as expensive. The atmosphere... More 

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northern nj
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I brought a client here for lunch. It was moderately busy. We were sat fairly promptly.. The salad was tasty,, Our chicken dishes were cooked beautifully. The pasta done right.. However the service was lacking.. Once our waiter took the order we never saw him again until I had to flag him down for the check.. Our salad plates were... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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357 reviews 357 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We stopped for a meal after a business meeting. Fortunately one of the folks we met with knew about Calandra's, as you'd never expect to find such a nice restaurant at a Hampton Inn. The food was great, especially the chicken Milanese sandwich. It was enough for two meals, so I had to just eat the chicken from the second... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Calandra's has a wonderful menu of Italian options which are delicious. The shrimp scampi ravioli are amazing. For a light lunch, try the crab/avocado salad. This is GREAT! Also, the creme brullee is creamy and delectable.

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Temecula, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

You won't go wrong eating at Calandra's Mediterranean Grill. Located inside the Hampton Inn in Fairfield, NJ. This restaurant has a romantic atmosphere. Even if you eat in the bar. There is a live piano player sometimes and the staff are some of the friendliest people around. Because their management is fantastic their employees care about the restaurant and service.... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed at the Hampton Inn and decided to try this hotel restaurant. I was surprised that a Hampton had an upscale restaurants located onsite. Ordered the Sea Bass upon the recommendation of the bartender Ahmed. It was quite an amazing dish. The bass laid on top of spinach, broccoli, white peas, and shrimp. It was well cooked, moist md rightly... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Couldn't ask for better food at a reasonable price and the service is as good as it gets. The staff makes you feel like you're paying three times as much.

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We booked a morning breakfast buffet for our wedding party. There was plenty of hot and cold breakfast items to choose from. But because there were 2 other wedding parties at the same time, people were confused on which one was which. I think a bigger sign for each party would have been more helpful.It was difficult to keep a... More 

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Additional Information about Calandra's Mediterranean Grill

Address: 118 U.S. 46, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone Number: (973) 575-6500
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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