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La Piazza Bistro

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29 Chestnut St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3803
201-447-5111
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Unfortunately this restaurant has closed in Ridgewood. When it opened years ago it was a great place to meet friends for a great meal but the last couple of years the food has gone downhill.

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Thank Florida042004
New Jersey
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275 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I must admit that the only reason we came was because of the Groupons, and we wanted to give the place another view. Nothing special in my opinion I'm sorry to say other than the outdoor seating in the warm weather,

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1 Thank XSki007
RP
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

12-26-14 wanted to give a 3 1/2. So I bought a Groupon before reading reviews after reading reviews I was hesitant but I figured I would go in and ask their opinion on what their best dish was and then I wouldn't go wrong. I asked the waitress who seemed like she may be the owner or play an important... More 

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Thank Christine G
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Uncomfortable and unappetizing on every level. Portions were pitifully small after waiting an absurdly long time for our orders. Over cooked salmon drenched in rancid olive oil and vegetables marinated in garlic. Resembled rabbit food. Bread was stale and inedible. Seats are hard and place is drafty. Fuggedaboudit. Complete waste of time and money.

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Thank robert s
Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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279 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner sitting outside at La Piazza. It was very good, and we enjoyed it. It’s very nice, when the weather is great in Ridgewood, to eat outside. My only complaint with eating outside here was that a lot of other customers brought their dogs to dinner, and having dogs continually sniffing at me while I was... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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282 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

nice little restaurant, located off the main street ( Ridgewood Avenue ) in Ridgewood, NJ....looks small from the outside, but very cozy and nicely decorated inside; food was very good, prices are reasonable, though desserts are overpriced. this is a BYOB, small liquor store about 2 blocks away. servers were very attentive and friendly.

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Thank rex e
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After we bought a Groupon my husband checked the recent reviews. They were not good, so our expectations were not high. We sat outside on a Thursday evening around 6 PM and the place was empty. The owner, who many reviewers found rude, was very pleasant and welcoming. We both ordered the mozzarella with roasted peppers and found it good... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After walking by La Piazza's inviting patio for a few years, we finally gave this place a try on a nice day when we could take advantage of the outdoor seating. Sadly, sitting down was the highlight of our visit. The bread they served was hot and fresh, but it went downhill from there. The famous "Mozzarella Della Casa" was... More 

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We recently visited La Piazza with a Groupon. I ordered the Chicken Parmigiana and it was delicious !!!!! Great sauce !!!! The place was cozy, and the waiter was attentive and pleasant. I found them in Groupon again, and plan to return very soon !!! I am not sure what people expect with a groupon, but this was definitely a... More 

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Thank Pubkahn
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My veal marsala was skimpy with a very lemony sauce. My friends dinner was a special and was better than my entre. Both were over priced. The atmosphere borders on seedy with dirty windows.I will not go to this restaurant again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Chestnut St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-3803
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: 201-447-5111

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