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Il Villaggio

651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
+1 201-935-7733
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The service and renovated space is outstanding. The menu is what you would expect in a high end Italian Restaurant. Everything I have gotten here is prepared beautifully. Old school waiters who are professional and make you feel special

Thank tms012016
Reviewed November 5, 2017

What a wonderful surprise. The restaurant itself was beautiful. Elegant, but still comfortable. The service was excellent, with experienced servers. We had our kids with us (6,8, and 10- all three are seasoned diners) and they were treated like royalty. The food was delicious. Everything...More

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Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thank you for all of your kind words. We think that everyone should be treated like royalty while they're dining with us, and I'm delighted you loved your experience. It's wonderful all of your dishes met your expectations, and we hope you and your family...More

Reviewed October 26, 2017

Step through the doors to impressive dining. Welcomed by a maitre d'. Everything feels first class. Varied menu, something for everyone.Good service and outstanding food 🥘 I was impressed.Quite atmosphere,has a bar.More

2  Thank Montel38
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

It's wonderful you felt welcome and sophisticated as soon as you walked in. We work hard to make sure that everyone finds something that is perfect for them on the menu, and I'm happy you thought we did a good job of accommodating everyone. I'm...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

Delicious food, and attentive staff. I attended a retirement party there and the variety of food was vast and scrumptious. Beautiful ambiance!

Thank Patti I
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

I'm so happy you had a wonderful time at the retirement party, Patti. It's excellent the food and atmosphere was everything you were hoping for. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way! Sincerely, Ralph, Owner

Reviewed September 26, 2017

I attended a business dinner here with eight other people. We started off at the bar and there was a great selection to choose from. The bar is constructed very with high quality materials. At dinner, we started off with appetizers and they were all...More

Thank Laurie and Dave S
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Great food! Wonderful service! An excellent place to have any affair! Strongly recommend for weddings!

Thank swjustis
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

I'm glad you loved your whole experience. It's excellent to hear that our atmosphere was just what you were looking for. I hope you'll visit us again soon! Warm wishes, Ralph, Owner

Reviewed July 23, 2017

Took my husband there last night for his birthday after reading great reviews. Had a couple of drinks at the bar before dinner. The service was excellent at the bar and dinning area. The beet salad was great but our main dishes were a complete...More

Thank Mapibra
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your veal saltimbocca and lamb chops. I can assure you that everything is made fresh, and it's disappointing we didn't give you that impression. We would have been happy to make any adjustments to your dinner in order to ensure...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017

I was here recently with friends for dinner. It is a pretty place, but the food is definitely overrated. The tuna was not smooth, nor flavorable. The cams were runny and did not go down smoothly. The ricotta cheesecake was ok at best. Service is...More

Thank newcityman
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

I think I just reached out on a different platform but I wanted to address your feedback here, too. While I'm glad you found our service to be impeccable, and that you were pleased with our setting, I'm sorry to hear if any of our...More

Reviewed June 13, 2017

Patrick and the staff at Il Villaggio i must say you guys went above and beyond my expectations! You , elona and my matrede were incredible! The food is incredible! I think we had guests rolling out of there LOL. Il Villaggio created the perfect...More

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Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

It was an honor to work with you, Michelle, and I'm thrilled you were so pleased with Patrick's attention to details and our team's dedication at making sure your wedding ran smoothly. It's great to know you and your guests had a wonderful time, and...More

Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times while on business and it always satisfies. If you are going for the first time do not let the banquet hall exterior appearance discourage you. Go in turn to the right and you will be at the restaurant. Wonderful...More

Thank AJ G
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

AJ, thank you for always choosing to have a meal here when you're in the area for business. I'm so glad our restaurant has continued to impress you, and I look forward to seeing you again. Thanks, Ralph, Owner

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July 23, 2017|
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Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
Full bar with great wine list
Donna M
October 1, 2015|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but everyone was either local or staying with relatives. I would call Il Villagio and ask them for suggestions. I'm sure they would be happy to help.Good luck!
Marilyn D
December 21, 2014|
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Response from attoni | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Black jeans nice top/shirt. You can wear blue jeans, but I like to dress a little better just because of the atmosphere!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Carlstadt
  • Phone Number: +1 201-935-7733
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Welcome to Il Villaggio! For over 34 years, we have been perfecting our authentic Italian cuisine and providing extraordinary service to become one of the greatest Italian restaurants Bergen County has to offer. Using only the freshest ingredients, Il Villaggio delivers an authentically Italian culinary experience. We specialize in classic Northern Italian dishes, as well as a wide variety of fresh daily seafood specials. Some of our most celebrated dishes include our double-cut Veal Chop al' Aldo, Chicken Scarporiello, and Chilean Sea Bass Meuniere. Our dessert menu features homemade selections of Ricotta Cheesecake, Tiramisu, Zabaglione, and Crème Brulee. In addition to our regular menu, our experienced head chef will gladly accommodate requests for dishes of your own creation. Il Villaggio also hosts exquisite weddings, banquets, and special events. With attention to detail and the promise of old world sophistication, we bring unique beauty and elegance to every event. Our unsurpassed service, along with the quality and presentation of our food, keeps up ranked among the leading caterers in Northern New Jersey. We treat each event with the special attention it deserves for a personalized and unforgettable experience. We welcome you to our intimate, yet spacious dining area for an extraordinarily elegant dining experience unlike any other. Dine with Il Villaggio tonight for an unforgettable evening!
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