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Trattoria Il Cafone

7 Rdg Rd, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-1201
(201) 933-3355
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Ranked #7 of 67 Restaurants in Lyndhurst
Price range: $15 - $20
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I had dinner recently with a group of friends. Ordered veal parmigiana, capellini & vodka sauce. I received a bowl of vodka soup, submerged within was the veal (not parmigiana) and capellini. Awful. I should have sent it back. Since I was with a group of people, I nibbled not to cause a problem. I would not recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Picked Trattoria Il Cafone as the restaurant for our re-pass lunch following my grandmothers funeral. The staff was accommodating, food was very good and atmosphere very pleasing. We did go in the afternoon so I'm not sure of the crowd or service in the evening, but for our purpose it filled the bill.

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Connecticut, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Wow we found this restaurant by accident and I am so glad the food and service was incredible!! It was minutes away from our hotel and it was delicious! The waiter was AWESOME ! Quick efficient service, homemade pasta and it was reasonable!! We look forward to going back!!

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Clifton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Il Cafone is a BYOB family type resturant that has a unique menu. The dishes are unique and reasonably priced. I have patronized this establishment for 15 years and have many fond memories. They have a separate room for larger parties. The menu items are very generous and you can get seafood, veal, chicken or pasta dishes. They have great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Last Friday I had my favorite, Linguine with White Clam sauce which I order often at other restaurants. The best by far is done by Chef Roberto!! Prices are so reasonable PLUS you feel extra special dining here! Il Cafone continues to produce outstanding quality meals and expert service. A quiet, clean, comfortable restaurant where the guest is number one... More

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Il Cafone is always a good stop. They're food is excellent and the selection is large. Friendly service and moderate prices. Whether it's just a couple or a large group, you won't be disappointed.

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Bomoseen, Vermont
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44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were VERY pleasantly surprised by this place! Tried it on a family member's recommendation and we had a large family group going. We had made a reservation for late lunch, but then found we were going to arrive early - they said no problem and got us in immediately. The service was very friendly and attentive. They are willing... More

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new jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I will start by saying wow oh wow. Wanna know why? I'll tell you. It's the braised short rib. Unbelievable flavor and tender as could be. Been waiting so long for someone to do it right. None of us at the table got skunked. Everything was hot, delicious and portions were great. Moderate priced bring your own OR get a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Il Cafone. In Italian is an illiterate. Unkept hobo!! This place instead in surprisingly clean and accogliente! Italian-American Fare. I prefer stricltly Italian. Hamburgers don't belong in a Trattoria! Period!! Food quality Good. Family Friendly. $$ ***.--uncle daniele matteo Hackensack Nj USA DrGraybeard. Com. (C). Dec.9.2013.

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I have been here trwice for private parties and the food is good. It is standard Italian American cooking, better than an Olive Garden but not a very innovative menu. It is nice for a pleasant evening out and the service is always friendly and helpful.

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