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Reservoir Tavern

92 Parsippany Blvd, Boonton (Not Parsippany!), Parsippany, NJ 07005
(973) 334-0421
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Ranked #12 of 104 Restaurants in Parsippany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Somerville, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I tried to go there for lunch today, Friday, at 1 pm. It was very crowded which wasn't a problem since I was prepared to wait. I walked up the stairs with my 1 year old grandson in my arms, my 84 year old mother with her cane and went into the restaurant. A woman stepped aside and stood directly... More

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NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Get there early or wait...this is a locals hangout and accommodates families as well as the bar crowd. My family in TX and CA make this a must stop when they are in New Jersey. The decor is plain, the noise level high when crowded which is most of the time. Staff is very efficient and everyone from toddler to... More

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great food in a rustic (hasn't been updated in years) décor. Served up by hard working fun waitress's, with a slight attitude. Love this place. Reminds me of the old Mario's in Clifton.

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Always good, always packed. Have been many times over the years. Great pizza and traditional Italian classics like giambotta. Tables are very close together. Seating for two is sometimes faster at the bar. The location is Boonton (not Parsippany). Take-out available too.

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West Orange
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's a good place to have a salad, pizza, or a good Italian meal, with a drink. It's not gourmet, but it is relatively well-prepared.

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sparta, nj
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184 reviews 184 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Saturday night - busy place. Found quality not as I remembered. Our party of five had a small pizza (judged to be too doughy with too wide a crust), stuffed peppers with linguine, stuffed eggplant (red peppers, mozzarella, spinach, artichoke, mushrooms) with linguine, veal limone with angel hair and spinach, a spinach salad, and steamed clams. Also ordered zucchini blossoms... More

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Parsipppany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Known for many years as a great pizza place. Gets extremely crowded on weekends. Nice place to bring the family for a pizza or for friends to meet after work. Food beyond pizza is OK (very good for a pizza restaurant but not comparable to a good Italian restaurant.

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Boonton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food is great, and the pizza tastes like pizza should... The thing you'll need to remember is that it's not a huge place so it fills-up fast!

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USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I can not review any of the food here except for the pizza, but the pizza is great. It is exactly what you would expect from a great NJ bar pizza pie. Perfect crispness on the pizza, and just the right amount of burnt part on the crust. Fresh sauce and cheese make this one of my faves.

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

always good but always busy. The food is traditional Italian. The pizza is what many people heard there for and it is very good. The atmosphere - lets just say they haven't remodeled in a long time.

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