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Solo Trattoria

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7 South St, Freehold, NJ 07726 (Main street 79)
732-780-2337
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Welcome to Solo Trattoria! Located in the heart of Downtown Freehold...
Welcome to Solo Trattoria! Located in the heart of Downtown Freehold Borough, we deliver a memorable dining experience. With a pleasant atmosphere and delicious unique dishes, yours will surely be a night to remember. In the Fall of 2005, Piergiorgio Ceciarelli opened a restaurant with a goal - to serve the best food with the warmest service and atmosphere. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli formed the heart and soul of Solo Trattoria. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli has been a restaurateur for 20 years. He started in South Florida where he built a reputation for excellent food, warm and fun atmosphere, and genuine heartfelt service. Winning the award for "Best Restaurant Owner 2001". Citi Link said, "…always has a warm smile when he greets you and a grateful thank you when he bids you 'Ciao' at the end of a meal". Originally from Rome, he has lived in California, Mexico, Florida, and now New Jersey, where he resides with his wife and children.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent start to our vacation

My husband and I had just travelled in from the UK and were taken to Solo by relatives. We found the place buzzing and the food was excellent especially the calamari and skirt steak. Service was great too. If we lived closer would definitely be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Hawley_Lady
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Camberley, Surrey
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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Camberley, Surrey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I had just travelled in from the UK and were taken to Solo by relatives. We found the place buzzing and the food was excellent especially the calamari and skirt steak. Service was great too. If we lived closer would definitely be back.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I tried this restaurant during the summer. It was a beautiful night in Freehold Boro, and as it turns out a friend's band was playing across the street, in front of City Hall. We shared an appetizer, which was very good. My wife liked her entree, but mine was just OK. it is BYOB, so you can... More 

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have been here many times. The food is always good, and the staff and owner (from Italy) are always really nice. Everything I have ever had there was very good. As an example, my daughter wanted chocolate milk and they had none. The owner sent someone to the store to get chocolate! That is pretty special. They always remember... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Took a friend there for her birthday- so disappointed! Went with a restaurant.com certificate only to be told they didn't accept them anymore. The manager didn't care and refused to honor it. You would think if they wanted to keep customers he would have done SOMETHING- even taken a little off the check. Nope. My friend had some chicken pasta... More 

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cattjer812
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is the only italian restaurant my husband will go to (his family is from Naples area). We love the Neapolitan style pizza and the pasta dishes. Great BYOB- Giorgio (the owner) is a really nice guy too. They don't have too many Italian American dishes on the menu, but you can ask and they will make it.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Simply and cozy. The pasta dishes are exceptional....as is the service. Highly recommended! a local gem!

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We dined at Solo for the first time Saturday night and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We were 3 couples who planned to spend an evening together. The service was attentive but not rushed. We shared salads, which were certainly big enough. Everyone enjoyed their entrees. The night was capped off with a couple of shared desserts and cappuccinos. We will... More 

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Colts Neck NJ
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Good food and friendly staff but the wait for a table with or without reservation can be long especially on a Saturday night. The pasta dishes are all great. I did not enjoy the steak I had on one visit. The owner is very nice and its a comfortable place to go for a good Italian meal.

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Homemade pasta was excellent! Nice mix of northern/southern offerings. Friendly and attentive service. One of the best Italian restaurants in the Freehold area. They sell wine but you can bring your own. Saltimboca was wonderful.

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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I dined at Solo's many times in the past, but last night was the worst dining experience ever. We had reservations at 7 PM for 6. The Caesar salad was so bad they removed it from the bill. The food was Luke warm at best and tasteless. Service was terrible as we were served after half the restaurant that came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 South St, Freehold, NJ 07726
    (Main street 79)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: 732-780-2337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Welcome to Solo Trattoria! Located in the heart of Downtown Freehold Borough, we deliver a memorable dining experience. With a pleasant atmosphere and delicious unique dishes, yours will surely be a night to remember. In the Fall of 2005, Piergiorgio Ceciarelli opened a restaurant with a goal - to serve the best food with the warmest service and atmosphere. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli formed the heart and soul of Solo Trattoria. Piergiorgio Ceciarelli has been a restaurateur for 20 years. He started in South Florida where he built a reputation for excellent food, warm and fun atmosphere, and genuine heartfelt service. Winning the award for "Best Restaurant Owner 2001". Citi Link said, "…always has a warm smile when he greets you and a grateful thank you when he bids you 'Ciao' at the end of a meal". Originally from Rome, he has lived in California, Mexico, Florida, and now New Jersey, where he resides with his wife and children.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 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?