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279 South New York Road (Route 9), Galloway, NJ
+1 609-652-0179
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Full service bar Great Happy Hour drink...
Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Full service bar Great Happy Hour drink and Food Specials 4-7 PM Daily at the bar Serving Breakfast & Dinner Early Bird Menu Prime Rib Specials on Weekends Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Reservation Accepted No Longer Doing Live Music on Saturdays
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    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 12
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good basic food.

It is a busy place, a bit like a diner. Service was good and food was fresh. It looks like fine dining from outside (maybe in the evenings it is) but you can grab a quick lunch before getting on the road (it's on Highway 9).

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Joanna F
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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New York City, New York
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It is a busy place, a bit like a diner. Service was good and food was fresh. It looks like fine dining from outside (maybe in the evenings it is) but you can grab a quick lunch before getting on the road (it's on Highway 9).

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We enjoyed Romanelli's Garden Cafe 3 times, once for dinner and twice for breakfast, during our week long stay at Marriott's Fairway Villas. Our dinners, lasagna, and veal parmigiana, were very, very good and my wife certainly enjoyed her key lime martini. Service was very good we enjoyed our conversation with the manager.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It may sound odd, but I was craving greens, and their house salad was better than expected. All of us loved our entrees and the service was very good. I'd return here any time.

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Brick, New Jersey
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went to the restaurant twice during our stay at the Marriott fairway villas. We were unsure where to go and the valet told us about this restaurant. We went for breakfast the first time and were impressed at the service and the atmosphere. We both had a great meal. We decided to give it a try for dinner and... More 

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The burgers were huge but a little well done. The seared tuna with the crusted sesame was EXCELLENT, the lasagna was large but not very flavorful, the chicken fingers were to my sons liking and my husband had the pork sandwich and he enjoyed it very much.

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Maywood, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Romanelli's is a clean, crisp restaurant with a HUGE menu. Our appitizer was a sausage Flatbread which, while tasty, was prepared with large, uneven chunks of pepper, onion and sliced tomato. This was followed by a substantial, fresh salad. Two of our main courses had a tomato sauce which tasted like a jar sauce. My lasagna was just OK as... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had a very good meal tonight. Romanelli's is down the road from the Seaview hotel. I had no idea this place even existed. What a pleasant surprise. Our waiter, Ian, was excellent. He was always there when we needed him, and provided very prompt service. The food was excellent. My steamed clams in garlic, butter and oils were delicious.... More 

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had a great dinner there after hearing some so so feedback but it was a good meal and we really enjoyed the place. The food seemed fresh and it was well cooked. I enjoyed the salmon and my wife loved the veal dish.

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New Jersey
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Have eaten here a number of times for all three meals. This time we went for brunch on Mother's Day and despite the restaurant being literally packed with people in large parties who had reservations, the restaurant still had room for couples and we didn't get lost in the crowd. Got seated quickly, service was fast and friendly, food was... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were looking for someplace to take my daughter (who attends Stockton University) to dinner for her birthday. We did an on-line search and found Romanelli's. Reviews looked pretty good. We made reservations and off we went. There were 6 of us, each having something different. Everything was delish. Worth mentioning was the crab soup, onion soup, bruschetta, crab cakes,... More 

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Additional Information about Romanelli's Garden Cafe

Address: 279 South New York Road (Route 9), Galloway, NJ
Phone Number: +1 609-652-0179
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 279 South New York Road (Route 9), Galloway, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Full service bar Great Happy Hour drink and Food Specials 4-7 PM Daily at the bar Serving Breakfast & Dinner Early Bird Menu Prime Rib Specials on Weekends Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Reservation Accepted No Longer Doing Live Music on Saturdays
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm

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