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Luigi's Italian Restaurant

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561 Bloomfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07107-1327
19734819696
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Stuart, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was meeting my brother and his wife for an afternoon get together dinner. Saw this on trip advisor and thought we would give it a try. Driving here was a little frightening because the area looks a little rundown . BUT ....OMG this place is absolutely fantastic!!! The restaurant is very small. We began with an order of bruschetta... More 

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1 Thank jeanena
Belleville, New Jersey
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Just a great Italian restaurant with huge portions and very friendly staff that makes you feel like your family.

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2 Thank MrAruba
luigi s, Owner at Luigi's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You Hope the see you soon More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here. All I can say is excellent. Awesome food...Awesome prices. Would def come again and again. Great waitress

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Thank keloe
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I love coming here food is always great and they give you enormous portions. You always bring home leftovers here. I took my Nana here for Mother's Day and the food was excellent and service is right on too. I highly recommend this place to eat dinner or lunch.

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Thank Melissa H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This family-operated eatery has huge, great Italian dishes at very reasonable prices. Service is sincere and friendly, but occasionally a little confused. Decor is pleasant. Most customers appear to be cops, firefighters, and local insiders. No liquor, but there is a store just steps away.

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Thank Lenwa2016
Clifton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

The translation of Luigi's: “awesome food.”. It's a pretty sure bet that when you go to a restaurant and order something simple, the result will give an accurate indication of what's in store. whether it's a mixed drink or an appetizer, things that should be easy to prepare are often easy to screw up. So, our first visit to Luigi's... More 

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Thank Jeffrey M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Came into town on work meeting and came with a group 15. Make sure to visit liqueur store next door before visiting as it is BYOB. Had appetizer's of calamari, clams, oysters- all were great. Bread was super- could eat it for a meal. Ate the waitress recommended chicken saltimbucca??-was one of the best I have had in a long... More 

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Thank Keith K
NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday night. How wonderful without the crowds, just great food. The prices are great for the amount of food. Always good food left over to bring home Atmosphere is relaxed and casual. Never a bad meal

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Thank TshoesNj
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The food is amazing and the dessert was fantastic. Local restaurant with great service and warm ambiance is also welcoming. The canolli is the best I've ever had. IT's about 25 minutes from Newark Airport in rush hour. Well worth it. Can't wait to go again!

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Thank Beth0223_72
Nutley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We didn't like a thing we ordered from appetizers thru dessert even the coffee was bad. So we could not understand why the restaurant was crowded.

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Thank Ray C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Bloomfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07107-1327
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 19734819696
Description
Italian Home Made Style

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