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“Family run Italian with a classic menu and good values...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of UVA Restaurant & Wine Bar

UVA Restaurant & Wine Bar
800 Main St, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720-1015
732-775-0906
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Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
NJ
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168 reviews 168 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Family run Italian with a classic menu and good values...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

The food is very good and the value is excellent especially if you sit at the bar. Moma walks around and makes sure all is well... Chef is likewise visible.
Nice selection of more traditional offerings.

Visited January 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Bradley Beach, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Definitely go for Sunday Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

If you are of Italian descent and your Mom (or grandma) always made "gravy" with meatballs and sausage on Sunday then go, go, go for Sunday dinner at Uva;s, They've got your grandma's recipe, If you are not of Italian descent go and feel like you are for a day.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
1 review
“Average Food, Spotty service, & Owner does not honor multiple Entertainment Cards at same table.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Problem #1: Owner claimed that she couldn't find our reservation, but we were seated after a minor delay. Problem #2: Service was spotty--some water refills, no coffee refills offer (had to request), no dessert tray offered, entrees took 45+ minutes to arrive. Problem #3: Owner would only accept one Entertainment card for the table, despite the fact that there were 3 couples with 3 cards. Owner said it was her "policy" & that she couldn't make money if she took all 3 cards. Nothing was posted to this effect up front when we were there. This appeared to be new to our server, who was apologetic. This was reported to Entertainment Publications, which said she was in clear violation of the rules of her contract. Awaiting resolution by Entertainment Publications. Just beware of the house rules if you plan on using more than 1 Entertainment card per table. The food itself was OK, but the establishment loses one star because of the above. Buon Appetito!

  • Visited October 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Friendly, Clean, Delicious, Quaint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

The bartenders, the wait staff, the hostesses...are all so pleasant and kind!! Food is delicious and the sangria is yummmmy!!!!!! The lobster bisque soup hits the spot on any cold day!

Visited October 2011
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Surf City, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“One to remember!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

Six of us popped into this lovely restaurant for a bite to eat and we were pleasantly surprised!!. The menu was very diverse, something for everyone. We were the only table which surprised us, but it is a resort town in the off season....We had everything from Burgers, which I might add are hand made, to Spinach Salad, to Lobster Ravioli....Not one bad thing to say...the dessert were so yummy, the coffee hot and fresh and our waitress was very good too!!! Five stars!!

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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