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“Great old school Italian.” 4 of 5 stars
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Il Ripasso
499 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ
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Ranked #13 of 71 Restaurants in Livingston
Cuisines: Italian
Description: located just beyond Northfiled Road
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Description: located just beyond Northfiled Road
New Providence, New Jersey
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Great old school Italian.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Never eating in Livingston, glad we came here. From Manhatten , there re loads of great Italian eateries. This place easily rates with any one of them. Food is good...above average, and great for area. Atmosphere is top notch. Really enjoyed the experience and service was great. Older Italian waiter speaking broken English actually added something to the entire night. It is a bring your own place,....they don't serve alcohol....a lot of places are like this in the area...it works, bring a few bottles. A great night.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Roseland, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nice restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Il Ripasso is a quaint restaurant with very good Italian food. They have a nice menu and always offer a great variety of specials. The wait staff is always friendly and we never feel rushed. Only strange thing is that every time we go, we are the youngest people in there (40/42). Certainly doesn't stop us from going back time and time again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Roseland, New Jersey
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208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
“Solid Italian in Livingston Center”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Il Ripasso is a nice small place with a typical Italian food menu for the area. They do a nice job on the typical dishes, but there are a lot of Italian choices in our area, and from our perspective, they are in the middle of the pack for that cuisine. It is BYO, which is nice.

Visited June 2012
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nj
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Nice ambience, good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

A nice décor with good ambience. The food was very good and the wait staff was superb. Easy parking, and the staff was very gracious. Get there early, fills up fast.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Livingston, Montana
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Early Bird Special.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

They want your business. Early bird special and discount coupons. Lots of choices and accomodating special dietary requests. Affordable. BYOB. Big Bang for the Buck,

Visited December 2012
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