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183 Riverside Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1015
+1 732-842-5990
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tarpon Springs, FL
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is the third time we visited Birravino. We always start with the mussels: nicely prepared. The bread and fruity and aromatic olive oil are always so delicious, the pizza is always so delicious, the fruit crumble dessert is yummy. I was so disappointed to see that the pear/Brussels sprouts/almond salad with balsamic drizzle was off the menu. The way... More 

1 Thank Originalonso
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time my wife and I went. I had the squid salad appetizer had a little kick which was nice. I also had the cheese ravioli with steak pieces very good. My wife had the egg plant parm dilish. Prices are not cheep so beware. Food however very good. They have a bar wine prices per glass... More 

Thank Lenny O
Red bank
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Food is pricey but well worth the money. Homemade italian taste with very fresh ingredients. Hands down my favorite restaurant in the area. Service is great also.

Thank Cozycat48
Red Bank, New Jersey
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very good food but a bit too salty. left me with swollen fingers that night. But the real problem there is the noise. It is louder than most concerts and i fear i lost hearing as a result. i will not be returning, even though the food was very good.

Thank Rita T
Rumson, New Jersey
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016

I went in with a party of 7. Age 94 and down. They wanted to seat this little old lady on high top bar style tables. When we asked for a regular table they were not happy and placed us way in the back of a party already in session. To the right of us were 15 children with loud... More 

2 Thank barbara9611
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016

The place wasn't full but it's noisy. The portion of its $28 salmon entree was small and the $23 gnocchi was half the size of what most restaurants would serve. Salads are between $12-14 but again portion was small. One big plus was that our server Tim was helpful and attentive.

1 Thank TTLotus
New Jersey
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2016

My husband and I absolutely love Birravino formerly known as Basil T's. We've been to some fantastic restaurants in the area as well as Staten Island and Brooklyn and Manhattan. We've also traveled to Italy. I have to say the food is definitely comparable to Rome and Venice. The Bolognese sauce is to die for. Ive never had a disappointing... More 

Thank Danielle C
Manalapan, New Jersey
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200 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Dined off the restaurant week menu. Nice place, but a bit loud. Food good, drinks not so much so. And bread was nothing to write home about. I had the casa salad, sole and Napoleon for dessert. Everyone else at the table had a pasta dish. Everyone said the food was good, they gotta get some better bread though.

Thank ladydeexyz011
Manasquan, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We went here on New Year's Eve prior to going to the Count Basie Theatre. We were nervous about getting out on time, but the service was wonderful, and the food was exceptional! We would certainly go back!

Thank Lynn M
Monroe, NJ
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224 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

The music is loud but once you taste the food you don't mind it. We went there right at noon time during the week and the restaurant had just opened its doors. We ordered one of the chefs special appetizer offerings- octopus with fennel. It was absolutely tender and delicious. We followed that with an order of their pizza with... More 

Thank Angela H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Brew Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Riverside Ave, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1015
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-842-5990

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