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La Piazza Bistro

29 Chestnut St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3803
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Ranked #61 of 100 Restaurants in Ridgewood
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Uncomfortable and unappetizing on every level. Portions were pitifully small after waiting an absurdly long time for our orders. Over cooked salmon drenched in rancid olive oil and vegetables marinated in garlic. Resembled rabbit food. Bread was stale and inedible. Seats are hard and place is drafty. Fuggedaboudit. Complete waste of time and money.

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner sitting outside at La Piazza. It was very good, and we enjoyed it. It’s very nice, when the weather is great in Ridgewood, to eat outside. My only complaint with eating outside here was that a lot of other customers brought their dogs to dinner, and having dogs continually sniffing at me while I was... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

nice little restaurant, located off the main street ( Ridgewood Avenue ) in Ridgewood, NJ....looks small from the outside, but very cozy and nicely decorated inside; food was very good, prices are reasonable, though desserts are overpriced. this is a BYOB, small liquor store about 2 blocks away. servers were very attentive and friendly.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After we bought a Groupon my husband checked the recent reviews. They were not good, so our expectations were not high. We sat outside on a Thursday evening around 6 PM and the place was empty. The owner, who many reviewers found rude, was very pleasant and welcoming. We both ordered the mozzarella with roasted peppers and found it good... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After walking by La Piazza's inviting patio for a few years, we finally gave this place a try on a nice day when we could take advantage of the outdoor seating. Sadly, sitting down was the highlight of our visit. The bread they served was hot and fresh, but it went downhill from there. The famous "Mozzarella Della Casa" was... More 

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We recently visited La Piazza with a Groupon. I ordered the Chicken Parmigiana and it was delicious !!!!! Great sauce !!!! The place was cozy, and the waiter was attentive and pleasant. I found them in Groupon again, and plan to return very soon !!! I am not sure what people expect with a groupon, but this was definitely a... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My veal marsala was skimpy with a very lemony sauce. My friends dinner was a special and was better than my entre. Both were over priced. The atmosphere borders on seedy with dirty windows.I will not go to this restaurant again.

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New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

First of all this was not our first time here so something had to have happened to make this place go so far down hill. To start we sat down and were told we had to place our appetizer and entree order together and they wouldn't take our order until we were ready with both. Then we ordered drinks and... More 

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369 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Probably the best service we have ever had in a restaurant anywhere!Without mentioning how good the food was,I would go back again and again,just because of how nice these people were.We live within 10 miles of this place and had never been here before,it was a Sunday night and I said lets look for a deal,incredibly we used a Groupon... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Have passed by this restaurant very often but gave it a try with a Groupon. The inside restaurant is warm, cozy. Wait staff were very attentive and not at all troubled that we were using a Groupon, (some restaurants seem irritated when they hear Groupon, even though they signed up for it.) We ordered a salmon dish, with shrimp and... More 

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Additional Information about La Piazza Bistro

Address: 29 Chestnut St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3803
Phone Number: 201-447-5111
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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