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Brando's Citi Cucina

162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
+1 732-774-2222
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (59 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for our anniversary and they did not disappoint. From the moment we walked in we could tell just from being greeted by the hostess that we were going to experience a great meal, and we did. Not only was...More

Thank kbuckley3433
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife has raved about Brando’s. So when we were invited to our friends bd party I was psyched. It was a fantastic experience. Service excellent, food excellent. We sat in dining room Saturday night and literally couldn’t hear the person next to us. Like...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was informed about a ridiculous review by "Siobhan61" from another regular customer of Brandos and being a loyal customer myself, I am extremely taken back. It seems to me that the staff goes above and beyond for you and your family each and every...More

Thank ericalnazzaro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday Night Loud which was expected … nice atmosphere otherwise but little space for servers to maneuver through tight tables...had my arm bumped twice by servers trying to serve other tables … kitchen appeared to be overwhelmed... Got off to rough start as Sangria had...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dinner was amazing, I had the sea bass cooked to perfection. Followed by a pistachio ice cream dessert that topped off the evening. My only complaint was to the girl that seated us...and I hope the owners see this review. We were seated outside...More

Thank AuntbunneeH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely wonderful evening here. Ambiance is lovely. Appetizers were varied and delicious. Veal Napoleon was perfect, tasty and large. Veal parmigiana was as tasty as it was large. Same for the double veal chops. Everything was terrific. Highly recommended. Great staff. Excellent experience.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I signed on to TripAdvisor to write a great review...people should know about this place...seriously - it's that good... I was shocked and perplexed after reading a 1 star review posted (by Siobhon from Belmar) for Brandos the same night I was there! The review...More

1  Thank jizbentley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Brandos on Wednesday night for my boyfriends birthday. Everything was amazing - I had stated in the reservation that we were celebrating and when we arrived our table was decorated with confetti - nice touch! We shared the crab and avocado appetizer -...More

Thank Garden9743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brando is often our "go to" for celebrations. We celebrated my fiftieth birthday with over twenty guests a few years back, and hosted a rehearsal dinner two years ago, also with a party of twenty plus guests. Additionally, we have celebrated many other events with...More

Thank Siobhan61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st time here. Our waiter Abraham made great suggestions with both food and wine. Food was delicious and we are looking forward to coming back to try other dishes.

Thank shelly8952018
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Shannon M
June 18, 2018|
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Response from biz_Travelor7 | Reviewed this property |
They definitely have pastas. But smartest if you call them directly. Don’t know if your friend won’t have fish as well.
September 10, 2017|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
This is steven the Chef/Owner and the dish had flour on the chicken to make it crispy.Butter, balsamic, chicken stock. We cook everything to order so the dish can be customized to your needs. Just tell the server and let... More
May 24, 2017|
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Response from giantsfan11 | Reviewed this property |
Can enjoy pasta dishes for $20 and other entrees in the hi $20's and low $30's. But be advised, they offer "Peter Luger" aged steaks and the specials, for example a Kansas City steak on the bone, was $70.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-774-2222
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