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632 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
+1 732-776-7500
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

subject line sums it up. AP is certainly attracting cool, hip spots and raising the bar on the dining "experience" but this little Italian BYOB has fantastic food. The bread and pasta is exceptionally fresh. What a great find.

Thank craigd0013
Howell, United States
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 6PM reservation and arrived early. We were sat us immediately in a front window table which was great since it afforded us a great view of the "2016 Asbury Park Zombie Walk". The server was great as was the food. The menu has plenty of choices. We were a party of 4, each of us had something... More 

Thank Michael R
Brick, NJ
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no tablecloths on the table, no ambiance, dangerous unmarked steps when you walk in. One of our friends fell on the step and no manager came over to see if she was injured. One of the wait staff brought over some ice after we requested it. They mentioned to us that people trip and fall all the time... More 

Thank bruce-rhonda
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating in asbury park. Found this street by accident. And the restaurant too. Excellent food and staff. Will definitely return and recommend to others.

1 Thank jabdalla1
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've wanted to try this place for a while now, but usually end up somewhere else. We finally made it for dinner on Sunday evening and it was delicious! They seemed a bit busy for a Sunday after Labor Day, we waited a few minutes for someone to seat us, but the food made us forget about that! Lol the... More 

Thank SuziQzie
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

All in our party of 6 agreed - that the atmosphere, food and service was very very good, and we consider this one of our favorite Asbury Park restaurants, if not our overall favorite for Itlalian cuisine.

Thank debuscher
Jersey City, New Jersey
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

My family had a dinner and we had screwed up the reservation. The manager was extremely polite and helpful even though the restaurant was quite crowded. The food was delicious and the service was great - we will definitely be back. Check the site - some nights have 1/2 price pasta.

Thank Maggie M
Bill H, Owner at Belmonte's, responded to this review

Dear Maggie, Thank you for having dinner with us. We are happy that your family enjoyed it. More 

West Long Branch, New Jersey
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Went to Belmonte's last night before a concert in Ocean Grove. We were seated immediately, however, the place was pretty busy, and not enough wait staff.Therefore, we waited a bit to order. Other than that, everything was great. Started off with salads for all, they were great. I had the Chicken Giovanni, very good, my hubby had the Chicken Francese,... More 

Thank Vivian B
Bill H, Owner at Belmonte's, responded to this review

Dear Vivian, Thank you for dining with us at Belmonte's. Each meal is individually prepared to make it as fresh and tasty as we can. We're glad you enjoyed the food ! More 

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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We had a delicious dinner. Loved it was BYOB and 1/2 price pasta night. However, two people in the party ordered a pasta dish and had an add on of shrimp. The shrimp add on was $8 and each received 4 medium shrimp. The 1/2 price did not apply to the add on. If that is the policy the wait... More 

Thank Peg R
Bill H, Owner at Belmonte's, responded to this review

Hello Peg, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the food. I'm sorry your friends did not understand their side order was the normal price. 1/2 price pasta nights are very popular and along with being BYOB it's a great value for our customers. Hope to have you back soon ! More 

Central Florida, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant! Went here with friends for a night out and we're delighted with our dinners. It was very busy but our orders came out perfectly. Service was excellent too! Would suggest reservations as it gets very busy. The only negative was the noise level but not much you can do about that.

Thank bbmom47
Bill H, Owner at Belmonte's, responded to this review

Dear BBMOM47, Thank you for your kindness. Our staff works very hard and we appreciate that our efforts earned your "pat on the back"! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-7500
Freshly prepared Italian meals, BYOB (nearby liquor store), Catering, Parties

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?