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Il Mondo Vechio

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Main Street, Madison, NJ
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Florham Park, New Jersey, United States
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Italian and American food with variety and a BYOB. Very pretty interior and wonderful service. Owner usually comes around to the tables to make sure you have everything you need. Reservations needed on weekends. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Annette M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great birthday dinner at Il Mondo Vechio in Madison recently. The waitress and serving staff were friendly and helpful and the food was great. I ordered a seafood pasta which was generously proportioned. We were able to bring our own special blend of red wine (BYOB). The cost was a bit high, however. I think they charge... More 

Thank Christo S
Madison, New Jersey
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can never go wrong with a meal here -- whatever the occasion. Staff are friendly, do their jobs exceedingly well, and it's BYO! Not many restaurants at that price range allow that, but the main thing is the food is just delicious; always cooked to perfection.

Thank MLLCoach
Haworth, New Jersey
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235 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming décor, comprehensive menu, excellent and attentive service, excellent food, ample portions, not a cheap date, but fairly priced for the quality and ambiance it represents and a BYO which is always a plus. Expect to spent $125+/- when all is said and done. A bit noisy on a Saturday night and bring a flashlight to rad the menu.

Thank SAILSOC381
Paris, France
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have been to Italy you are not surprised if the waiter suddenly starts to "interact" with your table in an excessive way and share his opinion. This has happened to us every time we eat at Il Mondo Vechio - but we keep going back because the food is quite good. What we would change is to create... More 

Thank claudiah647
Madison, New Jersey
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for a very long time and it still seems to hold onto its four and five star status very pricey a wonderful place to wine and dine some would say it's a little dark so if you have anyone that has Vision issues bring a flashlight or don't bring them cuz it's very dark but... More 

Thank Maria O
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This restaurant is amazing for a dinner for two, as well as for a party of 50! We've eaten here several times and each time is even better than the last. We hosted our son's wedding rehearsal dinner for 50 people here last week and the service and food were off the charts! All the guests commented how great the... More 

Thank Cathy Z
Madison, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant used to be a destination. The decor is outdated. We recently went back after 10 years and the menu is almost identical. The restaurant seems to be a stepchild to the owner who has moved onto more exciting venues in NYC. But this is where it all started, in the quaint little town where people walk to dinner.... More 

Thank PastryQueen811
Madison, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a wonderful Italian cuisine treasure. The food is excellent and the service is great. This is one of the best restaurants I have eaten in and I have traveled throughout the world. I go there often and entertain there frequently.

Thank mawalk
Morristown, New Jersey
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We've been to IMV more than a dozen times and should have reviewed it years ago. It never disappoints. Considering the breadth of the menu, one might think that the kitchen is stretched too thin to produce finely prepared entrees. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Whether its meat, fish or pastas, all dishes are delicious, substantial, use only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Madison, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 973-301-0024

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