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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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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 17
    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
I'll Try Again

I will return as the food was tasty and reasonably priced. The menu was diverse enough that it's worth giving another shot. Next time we'll try the Prix-fixe. The customer service was okay. Waiter was dull, manager was pleasant. The dessert was a miss, some type of dry berry bread pudding. But... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Tara973
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Newark, New Jersey
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Newark, New Jersey
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I will return as the food was tasty and reasonably priced. The menu was diverse enough that it's worth giving another shot. Next time we'll try the Prix-fixe. The customer service was okay. Waiter was dull, manager was pleasant. The dessert was a miss, some type of dry berry bread pudding. But dinner was wonderful. Pasta for me, chicken for... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always fresh food and good service makes this family restaurant a great place to go for a good meal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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 23 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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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 206 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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?