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Gambino's Italian Eatery

2442 Route 38, In the Plaza 38 strip mall, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-1242
+1 856-333-6427
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“rice balls” (4 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2442 Route 38, In the Plaza 38 strip mall, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-1242
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Everything ordered was excellent-food expertly prepared and served. Daughter from NYC said- wish we had a restaurant of this quality where I live!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ifly34467
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We had dinner here on Thursday night, a group of 8 people. The restaurant is very small and not a lot of atmosphere. We shared the calamari and an order of buffalo shrimp. The calamari was good but the buffalo shrimp was to spicy/hot to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephen K
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We look for the small, out of the way places and Gambino’s fit the bill. Strip store, not much for decor or ambiance but that’s not what we were there for. The antipasto Italiano appetizer was overpriced for what was on the plate. I’m always...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lovelake
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at gambinos many times. We ordered food for a small family gathering using the catering menu. Giovanni went out of his way to personalize our menu. We had his garden salad which we love, linguini with seafood which was exceptional and chicken...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JF602013
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

First time here. Started off with soup crab bisque(excellent) and chicken postino (really good)Had Chicken al Rocco(really good) chicken franceise(really good) and pesce rizzoto(excellent). Finished it off with cherry cheesecake and a cannolis(really really good)! Staff very friendly. Service very good Not a big place...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Alex S
Cindy G, Manager at Gambino's Italian Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi Alex, So glad you enjoyed and thank you for your review. Hope to see you soon!!!! Thanks, Giovanni & Cindy Gambino

Reviewed February 2, 2018

I recently visited Gambino's for the first time with 5 (adult) members of my family. The space is small - with maybe 7-8 tables that I would think hold about 30+ people and I had no expectations of how the food would taste. From the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank 2221Carly
Cindy G, Owner at Gambino's Italian Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

So Happy to hear how much you enjoyed dinning with us. Thanks for sharing your review. look forward to seeing you soon!!!!! Thanks, Giovanni & Cindy Gambino

Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

I chose this restaurant based on all the positive reviews and I hate to say that I was disappointed. I really enjoyed my penne vodka sauce entree and it was the best part of the meal. The dish was a good as any I have...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank theGRAZfather
Cindy G, Owner at Gambino's Italian Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

I'am so sorry to hear you had a bad experience. I truly wish that you would of told the server we would of been more then happy to give you a new dessert or take it off the check. That dessert is not one of...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

Made with Passion! you'll love this place, BYOB, it's small but the food is awesome and plentiful! The owner is friendly and accommodating, stop in, very close to the Cherry Hill Mall.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank avalon91
Cindy G, Manager at Gambino's Italian Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you so much for dinning with us. So glad you enjoyed and shared this review with others. Thank you and look forward to seeing you soon Thank-you, Giovanni & CindyGambino.

Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Best true Italian food I’ve had in a long time. Not a chain resultant, home made mozzarella, excellent chef and staff. I could not ask for anything more.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Alan G
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt thus is the best Italian food in the area. Fresh, served hot, and wonderful, friendly, personal service. Calamari was perfect, lightly fried, huge portion. The chicken, pasta, and seafood dishes were outstanding. Dining room a bit noisy thanks to one loudmouth, but...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank ScottgNJ
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September 1, 2015|
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Response from chasblip | Reviewed this property |
I would call. They are always willing to accommodate you!
Arlene J
August 20, 2015|
Response from Cindy G | Property representative |
It is approximately 10 miles from Jan's, 3 minute drive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $39
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2442 Route 38, In the Plaza 38 strip mall, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-1242
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cherry Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 856-333-6427
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Giovanni Gambino Owner/Chef has been serving homemade Italian specialties for 35 years in the South Jersey area. Our Italian Eatery is available for Dinning ,Catering & Take out. Come in and try Giovanni's homemade Arancini (Rice Balls), Pasta, Veal, Chicken and Seafood dishes. All are prepared and served fresh with the finest ingredients. All of our entrees are served with a choice of soup or salad and fresh homemade breads. Let us cater your Corporate,Birthday,Shower, Holiday etc. Events. We offer dine in, take out and Catering. We are a BYOB Please don't forget the wine! Buon Appettio!!!
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