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Catherine Lombardi Restaurant

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3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903 (George Street)
+1 732-296-9463
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there several time with friends. drinks are good and also they offer a very completed wine list.

Thank andreanieri
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were 3 friends on a Sunday night We ordered salmon risotto risotto wasn't cooked Literally rice were cracking in mouth Veal cutlet wasn't tasty and it had inedible parts pasta was ok But just ok For the money that I spend with 4 bears and a glass of vine , it does not worth it I must say well... More 

Thank tigujeykhan
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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104 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Went here for dinner with a friend during the week. You have to go up steps to get to the restaurant. Does not appear to be HC accessible, although maybe there is a hidden elevator. Service was nice and attentive. We both had Caesar salad, which was ok, nothing special. I've had much better Caesar salads elsewhere. I had pasta... More 

Thank laurie b
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Went there for work dinner. Different from the sports bar style restaurants that are more common in the area. Good food and service - not much else to add!

Thank Sajal S
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I went with 5 other business colleagues for a dinner on a Wednesday night at 6:00. The place was not busy and we were seated right away. We did get a nice large round table which was great for conversation. We ordered some wine, iced tea and hot tea for drinks. The hot tea was really neat--served in a little... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Team meal at this restaurant, staff very friendly but on the ball and very professional. Food was excellent would visit again

Thank abitheblue
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The food here was amazing but the service was terrible. We were here for almost 3 hours. Food good but probably won't return.

Thank Matan O
marco island, FL
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at Catherine Lombardi located on the second floor overlooking the square on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ near the theatres. The service was exceptional, the menu varied and our selections delicious! The atmosphere was quite cozy with fireplaces and a beautiful bar. I loved the pick your own antipasti - the portions were gigantic.... More 

Thank csja
manalapan, nj
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday dinner. First of all service was fantastic and the staff were extremely friendly. Food was delicious and very nice size portions. We had the fried calamari and stuffed zucchini flowers. The zucchini flowers were the best I've ever had. For dinner, my boyfriend got the lasagna and loved it. I had the... More 

Thank runnernic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Lovely place for a romantic dinner. Wait is not too long even without a reservation. Parking can be a problem on the nights and weekends since it is located directly in downtown New Brunswick. Would recommend.

Thank RutgersPrez

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
    (George Street)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is located a few minute walk from the New Brunswick train station, on the New Jersey Transit - Northeast Corridor line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-296-9463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?