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500 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent neighborhood restaurant

Love this small delicious restaurant with excellent food and warm and welcoming staff - particularly Alberto. The Rock Shrimp (as a dinner or appetizer) is excellent as are the veal and chicken dishes. The salmon stuffed with crabmeat is delicious and the menu is enormous. Their drinks are good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Roseland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Service is great Waiters are attentive Roberto, the manger is the best!! We keep going back because the food and service is wonderful.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We have eaten here a number of times in the past and always get a fabulous meal. Service, quality of food, and people are just great. You won't be disappointed. Reservations are highly suggested.

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Maplewood,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love this small delicious restaurant with excellent food and warm and welcoming staff - particularly Alberto. The Rock Shrimp (as a dinner or appetizer) is excellent as are the veal and chicken dishes. The salmon stuffed with crabmeat is delicious and the menu is enormous. Their drinks are good size and the portions are large. They serve pizza as an... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The food is always great here and there is a wide variety of choices. They have a small bar and they serve great drinks. The service is very good.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Had dinner with a group of four on a recent Friday night. Much to our surprise there were tables empty and honoring our 7:30 reservation was not a problem. Was underwhelmed by the food. Branzino was unremarkable to me and the rock shrimp were soggy. The waiters were kindly but there was no follow through on our requests. I see... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We have been here once before and loved it and decided to try it again. It was just as great as the last time! As usual, I tried one of their specials, a grilled Cajun Salmon, which was just spectacular! I have to say, one of the best grilled Salmons I have ever tasted! We were a large group of... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have been a patron of this restaurant and Primavera at the Wilshire hotel for for many years. I prefer this locations, because it is smaller and cozier. Seafood is GREAT, the rock shrimp fantastic and the veal dishes and second to none. On a weekly basis I dine with 6-8 golfing friends from a nearby country club and they... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We came here for a birthday celebration with a group of 12 people and had a wonderful time! The food was delicious (very large proportions), and the service was excellent! I personally chose one of their "specials", the Sole Almondine. It was deliciously prepared and served perfectly over Angel Hair. A wonderful presentation! All of our group had a lovely... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant numerous times. Great Italian food, Great Staff. I would highly recommend.

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West Orange
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A quiet little table in the corner made for a romantic evening for two. The staff was very attentive. The menu had nice variety. The rock shrimp are fantastic as were the salad and pasta dishes. Would definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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