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Cafe Picasso

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81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
908-429-8850
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always great and no room for dessert

They always offer good specials and varied options with regular menu items. The plates are always filled with more than you can eat!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
ThreesonsNJ
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Somerville, New Jersey
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited Cafe Picasso last night for dinner and we could not have been anymore pleased with our experience. First, the atmosphere is very authentic! We thought the open kitchen was a very unique touch. We sat in a little hallway like area in between the larger back area and the front area near the kitchen. It was quieter than... More 

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High Bridge, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Probably one of my favorite Italian restaurant. I enjoyed another wonderful dinning experience at Cafe Picasso. The food is excellent....The portion are generous. Great service. The owners Lorenzo and Michele two brothers, have created a true Italian food and atmosphere. It's BYO .

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I would never go here again... With all the restaurants in Somerville made the worst choice last night and it would be nice if the people they hired spoke English!

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

So many of our friends have raved about Cafe Picasso and I husband and I finally decided to try it for lunch today. I am Italian and cook very well so I am familiar with a lot of the traditional foods and their preparation. While the portions were very large, both of our dishes were missing something. I had the... More 

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nj
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food is ok and there are weekly specials but the big drawback is every time we went there there was a problem with the bill. Okay it can happen in any restaurant but not every time you go. We just stopped going here besides the bill hassle it is very noisy and offers little ambiance. it is more like... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They always offer good specials and varied options with regular menu items. The plates are always filled with more than you can eat!

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Hopewell, NJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Been dining in Somerville for years and decided to try Cafe Picasso for the first time for dinner before a show. Ambiance was nice but noisy since you sit adjacent the kitchen. Menu is large with a wide range of choices. Service was a bit odd, but timely, efficient, and courteous. They kept holding the front door of the establishment... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've been here a few times. They are very busy on weekends, so be prepared to wait! There is an awkward "middle section" of the restaurant, where you will feel like you are eating in a hallway, but other than that all the tables are great. We went on a night with half price pasta, so it was an amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My husband and I have been coming here since they first opened and were still at their old location. It has always been great but I feel compelled to write about our experience on this past Saturday night. We had a large party of over 20 people for my husband birthday. Lorenzo waited on us personally and made sure everyone... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Walked in Thursday night with no reservations and sat at the espresso bar until our table was ready. Its a BYO so we had our bottle of wine on the counter and the waiter or manager ignored us for 15 minutes until he was done ringing up checks. We finally had to ask a couple sitting next to us that... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Picasso

Address: 81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
Phone Number: 908-429-8850
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 81 West Main St, Somerville, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 908-429-8850

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?