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Spirito's Restaurant

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714 3rd Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-3806
+1 908-351-5414
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

And make sure you have cash. You may have to drive around a while before you find a parking spot on the street near the restaurant. There is no parking attached to the restaurant. But it is worth it. Have the salad for the table first. And get a bottle of red wine served cold in water glasses. All the... More 

Thank Lynda_Lou46
Summit, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a group of friends that dine out once a month. We try a different place each time. One of my friends chose Spiritos! If you LOVE raviolis and italian food, you must go here. The pasta was lighter than air. Undoubtedly the best raviolis i ever had! The salad was out of this world also. Plenty of bread,... More 

Thank surfisher
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Great Food!!! Service is hysterical. They serve bread but no butter. Pizza is to die for as well as the homemade ravioli and the veal is so tender you don't need a knife. A MUST GO TO!!!

Thank baroneag
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

The ONLY Italian restaurant that will order ravioli at. It is sooo creamy and delicious. As we live in Florida and come up to NJ twice a year, we always come to Spiritos, I've been coming here since 1952 when I was a little kid and lived in Elizabeth. About half the time that I go there, I will order... More 

Thank Richard M
New Jersey
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I've traveled throughout the US and Spirito's has the best chicken parm and ravs dinner in the country. Their thin crust pizza (I typically get the small pie) is also the best. Cash only, but as prices very reasonable you don't have to bring a lot.

Thank petergn
Kenilworth, New Jersey
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Always the same for decades! Get the veal parm and raviolis. it never disappoints! Parking is an issue so be prepared to walk after finding a parking spot.

Thank Susan M
Cranford, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The best sauce without compare as well as the pizza! The veal and chicken pants are supreme and their known for the raviolis. The original 1950's decor and bring cash only.

Thank billium3
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I had the ravioli, nothing about it was impressive. Not enough seasoning in the cheese filling or the sauce. The walls were dirty as was the diner style napkin dispenser on the table. Not recent dirty either, long time crud built up. The waitress was fairly nice.

1 Thank Tammy W
Edison, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Best italian food ever! "The Best"!!!!! I'm in my sixties and have been going there since my thirties,have sent many folks there! The cheese in the ravioli and manicotti and stuffed shells,well..it melts in your mouth!! Spiritos' is an incredible find!! You will love all of their dishes!! It is cozy,very family oriented,for all occasions really!!! Must try!!! Bella familia....................

1 Thank cigney
Cranford, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I LOVE this place. Delicious authentic Italian food. You have to get the ravioli, just melts in your mouth. All the food I've had there is amazing though. They don't take credit card so if you go bring cash!

1 Thank jad8483

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 714 3rd Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-3806
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-351-5414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?