We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 22 River Edge Restaurants

Dinallo's Restaurant

259 Johnson Ave, River Edge, NJ 07661-1907
201-342-1233
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #6 of 22 Restaurants in River Edge
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

26 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    10
    9
    3
    2
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
cjsmithnj
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Have been 3 times for lunch in the last month, great food each time. Had the veal special and it was phenomenal. A pasta special last time was fresh and a great portion. Room is a little tight, but the other patrons are half of the ambiance. Bar is lively, service is good- not overbearing but not 5 star either.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canada
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Entrance is down a few stairs (basement) which leads straight into the bar area with a few tables on the right side. More tables are situated in the back of the restaurant and there are some tables upstairs. There is parking on the restaurant property (not a large lot) and some street parking (difficult to find). Standard chicken parmigiana (large... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Dinallo's is a great Italian place. The food is excellent and portions are well-sized. The bread is phenomenal! The restaurant has a full bar and could get noisy for dinner, but service is awesome, and I have never had a bad meal there. Enjoy!

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Jersey
Top Contributor
194 reviews 194 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

My friend and I were driving back to NJ from a NYC event. He remembered this place he had not been to in many years. It was a Thursday night and we got there late (like 9ish) and the place was PACKED at the bar and in the regular dining area. There was entertainment and dancing. We were lucky to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
648 reviews 648 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
1,692 helpful votes 1,692 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I ate at Dinallo's for the second time Saturday night with my wife and friends. this time I had Shrimp Parmigiana (Gamberoni alla Parmigiana) really tasty and a generous portion. The other dishes were fillet of Sole, rack of Lamb and some pasta dishes. I tested all and they were so good I am not sure what to order next... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New England
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Upon checking intothe Paramus Courtyard I requested a list of local restaurants. After reviewing I asked the clerk which Italian restaurant was the best in her opinion. She replied that the best local Italian restaurant was not on the list and referred me to Dinallo's. Had the absolute best chicken parm ever ! Yes, the place is small and crowded,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Batavia, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I go here every time I am in the area, so once every couple months and love it. This family runs place has superb service and food. Now don't get me wrong, you give attitude they may snap back, it is Jersey... But seriously the food is prepared fresh to order. It is great Italian. The deep fried mashed potatoes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northern New Jersey
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

It's small, crowded and noisy. So know that going in. And the bar scene can be a little over the top (check that one out for yourself). But Dinallo's generally serves a very good meal and while a bit expensive, uses fresh ingredients and you won't leave disappointed! Recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wood Ridge, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Was having a wonderful dinner with friends one Sat, food was great, place was crowded. We had 6:30 reservations and hostess came over to us at 8:30 to tell us we had to leave because they had a reservation at that table for 8:30. Manager claims he told her to offer us a drink at the bar, but she didn't,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
648 reviews 648 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
1,692 helpful votes 1,692 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Being originally a Jersey Boy (Englewood) I see friends across the river quite often. Last night (Friday Night) We went to this place to eat until we could eat no more. My friend Steve ordered fried Calamari for the table, a great choice. I had the shrimp parmigiana, talk about large portions of food you cannot stop eating (it is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Dinallo's Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Dinallo's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Dinallo's Restaurant

Address: 259 Johnson Ave, River Edge, NJ 07661-1907
Phone Number: 201-342-1233
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  River Edge
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing