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Romanelli's Garden Cafe

279 S. New York Road (Route 9), Galloway, NJ
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Ranked #10 of 42 restaurants in Galloway
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
Description: See Review at http://www.shorenewstoday.com/columns/LetsEat/lets_eat_08Oct01_romanellis.htm
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English first
Galloway, New Jersey
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My husband and I took my sister-in-law and her husband there a few weeks ago for dinner, my husband and I were there once before and enjoyed it the first time, maybe a year ago. My salad was good and the wedding soup was good. The dinner though was horrible. Imagine all moisture being sucked out of the food even... More

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Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Romanelli's was recommended for a good Italian dinner. The food was fine and our waiter was very efficient, but a musical group was playing very loudly and everyone was requesting to be moved to a more quiet area. If I ever choose to go again, I would first call to be sure there was no "entertainment".

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Galloway, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We were surprised and pleased at the quality of the food! The service was good and has a family atmosphere!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Just a short drive from the shops of Smithville, we discovered this restaurant while looking for a gas station. It's elegant appearance (decorated for Christmas) made us think it was going to be very expensive, but we'd already been to Oyster Creek and Fred and Ethel's and wanted something new - so we went in. A pleasant surprise to find... More

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Philadelphia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Just got back to Seaview after wonderful meal at Romanellis great service food and atmosphere definitely recommend and very reasonable prices giant portions.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This place has changed. When the sweet potato fries were served it was hard to tell what it was,something black and rubbery, my face said it all and the waitress said she would take it back. This was the point at which we should have departed. My elderly mother was served this reheated meal with something white on it, like... More

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W. Hartford, CT
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We found the food quite good, the service just fine and the prices moderate. The evening special of chicken francais was tasty and more than we could eat. They also have a very nice bakery. We bought two muffins for breakfat and found them very good but a bit expensive. There are not too many places for dinner in Galloway,... More

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Smithville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Made 3:30 p.m. reservations for myself, wife, 2-yr old son and mother-in-law at this local favorite. Food is always good. Today, on Thanksgiving, it was excellent. The only problems that Romanelli's and its owner Rick is face right now is its excessive and well-deserved popularity. There wasn't enough parking, servers, space : none of that was his fault. He's doing... More

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Just had dinner there earlier this evening. Good basic Italian dining. Casual atmosphere, friendly and attentive wait staff. Portions were very generous and food was good. Nothing extraordinary but a place where you won't go wrong!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Me and my wife went to this restaurant just now , after about 10 minuts we got up and left . No service what so ever

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