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Il Vicolo

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113 S Livingston Ave, Ste 2, Livingston, NJ 07039-3000
973-740-0016
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice place. Good food.

I attended an engagement party here on a Sunday afternoon. I liked that the restaurant was closed and it was just our group. Food was very good from appetizer to dessert. Service was great as well. Was a little difficult to find the location. But will definitely visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
TCaniano
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NJ
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English first
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We have gone there several times as this restaurant has been in Livingston for many years. The food was fabulous when it first opened but they have not updated their menu since it opened. It now seems to cater to a senior crowd so they need to upgrade to bring in younger people.

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

I attended an engagement party here on a Sunday afternoon. I liked that the restaurant was closed and it was just our group. Food was very good from appetizer to dessert. Service was great as well. Was a little difficult to find the location. But will definitely visit again.

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Livingston New jersey
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a staple restaurant in Livingston. It offers your typical Italian food. They do an early bird dinner so if you go before six be prepared for the blue hairs. I would recommend if they read this to change the carpet. When you walk in you get this brick wall effect of old smelly carpet. That is why we... More 

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Bridgewater NJ USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Tried this restaurant with a family group this evening. Knew very little about it other than having attended a shower there years ago. The restaurant was lovely and the mid-week fixed price dinner $21....made for a good meal at a good price. Good bread! That's always important because it says that a restaurant cares. The meals were all excellent and... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Went here with my Dad last week because he had a discount coupon, but I don't think I'll be returning. Food was acceptable, but that's about it...who ever heard of potato chip slices in Chicken Murphy?! Restaurant is hard to find, and parking is atrocious...there's too many better Italian places in the area to recommend a trip here.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Our recent visit to this very nice restaurant turned out to be a delightful dining experience. We had been to Il Vicolo before and have always had a good meal but this restaurant keeps getting better. Under Remy's (manager & host) guidance, Il Vicolo has become a "real gem" in downtown Livingston. Even with a rather large birthday party going... More 

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Livingston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

BYOB and excellent food. The fish dinners are especially good but never had a bad dinners there. Service is excellent and I recommend all of the desserts! If you haven't had dinner here you must make a point of stopping by..service is excellent. Small inside but could host a small party in one side of restaurant.

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NJ
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stopped going to Il Vicolo years ago because we did think the food was just okay. The staff is very friendly and helpful. But, we keep reading all of these rave reviews. So, we went back again. Just okay.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We've had mixed reviews on this restaurant in the past, so it was quite refreshing to have a perfect meal served that everyone enjoyed. The place was almost empty when the six of us arrived for a late lunch. We all had different meals, several of which were seafood, which they do quite well. I had a salmon steak that... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Stopped by without a reservation recently late on a Saturday night. The staff could not have been nicer - attentive without being overbearing. Before we could even peruse the menu, the server brought warm bread, butter, and infused olive oil. The bread did not have the thick crust I enjoy, but it was tasty. The olive oil was fantastic. He... More 

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Additional Information about Il Vicolo

Address: 113 S Livingston Ave, Ste 2, Livingston, NJ 07039-3000
Phone Number: 973-740-0016
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 S Livingston Ave, Ste 2, Livingston, NJ 07039-3000
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-740-0016

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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