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Luigi's Italian Restaurant

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561 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07107
19734819696
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Italian Home Made Style

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing local restaurant with the best Canolli ever!

The food is amazing and the dessert was fantastic. Local restaurant with great service and warm ambiance is also welcoming. The canolli is the best I've ever had. IT's about 25 minutes from Newark Airport in rush hour. Well worth it. Can't wait to go again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Beth0223_72
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing and the dessert was fantastic. Local restaurant with great service and warm ambiance is also welcoming. The canolli is the best I've ever had. IT's about 25 minutes from Newark Airport in rush hour. Well worth it. Can't wait to go again!

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Nutley
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't like a thing we ordered from appetizers thru dessert even the coffee was bad. So we could not understand why the restaurant was crowded.

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Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will never be disappointed. Just be sure to not eat before the Plan to eat dinner. True traditional Italian food.

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Malta, NY
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I had a great lunch spitting everything so we had room to sample more. We started with Clams Oraganata and a huge house salad. The clams were very good but could have used a little less breadcrumbs. The salad was so good with a tomato dressing that was so nice. For lunch we split fried cod with... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The food is great. The lunch menu specials are always great and are very reasonable. I love the chicken parm and chicken francaise. The soups and salads are good too. This used to my office's Christmas party location. However now they deliver and we have it for many of our meetings.

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Union, New Jersey
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550 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I met 9 former co-workers at Luigi's for lunch. We get together every 6 weeks or so to chat and talk about old times. Our group totals about 20 people and we have between 8 and 14 at any one lunch. Our server, Josie, did a great job taking care of us. We range in age from around 50 to... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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152 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a simple neighborhood pizza place. When you walk it, the brick walls, the red tablecloths and pictures of Italy reminded me of my hometown Italian restaurant. Staff was very friendly and attentive. We shared a mixture of appetizers - clams oreganato, calamari and a hot antipasto platter with a little bit of everything. All... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Old fashioned red sauce Italian. Great for that type of food. For example, stuffed artichoke, chicken parm!

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Newark, New Jersey
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Luigi's remind me of my childhood in Hoboken. It is a warm friendly place with good food and large portions. I cannot wait to go back.

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Little Falls, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Always fresh food at this Bloomfield ave Italian restaurant. Simple decor, very good service and no long wait. Good place to get in and out fast without getting price shock!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 561 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 19734819696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Italian Home Made Style
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?