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Il Ripasso

499 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ
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Ranked #10 of 68 restaurants in Livingston
Cuisines: Italian
Description: located just beyond Northfiled Road
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Description: located just beyond Northfiled Road
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English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
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210 reviews 210 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I really enjoyed my meal. The service was good, the food was really good - I was happy. We had the calamari and it was some of the best I've ever had. The sauce was really spicy, but it was worth eating! I had the rigatoni with chicken in vodka sauce and it was melt in your mouth good and... More

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

No surprises - been here many times. Friendly greeting and service. Nice atmosphere. Many repeat customers. BYOB Food is above average.

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Metro New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed our meal and we have been here numerous times. The dinner specials are always well prepared, with good taste and presentation. If you want an above average dinner, this is a great place to go. The service is always friendly and fun. Some people complain that the host can be somewhat arrogant, but I think that he is... More

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West Orange, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

What a cute place and in all these years I never knew it was there. Delicious food - the eggplant parmigiana was terrific, great salads, great homemade pastas. I ordered something simple - homemade pasta with veal bolognese sauce and it tasted so incredibly fresh. The desserts were terrific too and a nice assortment to pick from. Our favorite part... More

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

From the staff to the food - almost top notch. Very pleasant atmosphere. They use very high quality produce. We go back many times.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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150 reviews 150 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Never eating in Livingston, glad we came here. From Manhatten , there re loads of great Italian eateries. This place easily rates with any one of them. Food is good...above average, and great for area. Atmosphere is top notch. Really enjoyed the experience and service was great. Older Italian waiter speaking broken English actually added something to the entire night.... More

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Roseland, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Il Ripasso is a quaint restaurant with very good Italian food. They have a nice menu and always offer a great variety of specials. The wait staff is always friendly and we never feel rushed. Only strange thing is that every time we go, we are the youngest people in there (40/42). Certainly doesn't stop us from going back time... More

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Roseland, New Jersey
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284 reviews 284 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Il Ripasso is a nice small place with a typical Italian food menu for the area. They do a nice job on the typical dishes, but there are a lot of Italian choices in our area, and from our perspective, they are in the middle of the pack for that cuisine. It is BYO, which is nice.

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nj
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

A nice décor with good ambience. The food was very good and the wait staff was superb. Easy parking, and the staff was very gracious. Get there early, fills up fast.

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Livingston, Montana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

They want your business. Early bird special and discount coupons. Lots of choices and accomodating special dietary requests. Affordable. BYOB. Big Bang for the Buck,

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