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“Good food, not so terrific service”
Review of Gelone

Gelone
Ranked #10 of 77 Restaurants in Lyndhurst
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2013

The big caveat with our experience was that we walked in without a reservation on a very busy Saturday night. The three of us in our party are huge fans of the owner's restaurant up the street, so thought we would try this one as well. The place was packed and we had a bit of a wait for a table. Once seated, our server decided fairly quickly that he did not need to give us the attention that he lavished on other tables. We had to ask for drink and water refills constantly, we were missing silverware on the table and it took a while to get what we needed. He rarely checked in with us over the course of the meal -- until the end -- tip time! The food was actually really good, but we based on our experience with our server, we would not go back, it was that poor.

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4  Thank ChrisandCarlos
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

We always enjoy a good meal from Gelone's. It is a BYOB and they serve excellent food from the appetizers to the entree. We celebrated a family member's birthday recently and everyone commented on the service and how great the food was. We have been there on several occasions and we are never disappointed. The Melenzane Ripiene (eggplant stuffed with ricotta cheese) appetizer is our favorite.

Give it a try, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank tpw32
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Had a large group for dinner - seating was in an L shape so it was difficult to speak with everyone. Food was not what I expected - I had heard all good things about this place but was really disappointed with the food here. Service was not good - they did not seem to want to be taking care of us. Was it because we were all women?? One diiner had to be sent back because of something in the food that looked like wood. Won't be going back.

2  Thank JKAMA
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is the best local place for really good Italian food, nice size portions and lovely decor, not fancy, just inviting. Good selections on the menu and always some "specials" of the day. And it's a BYOB. Keeps your tab down. We are frequent visitors there. The service is friendly and efficient, they always remember return customers. So nice to be treated like they are happy you came. Prices are moderate. My favorite dish is the fafalle with eggplant and tomato saue with a dollop of riccorta. Fish dishes are excellant too.

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Thank sweetonu
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

Excellently prepared Italian food. I had linguini with white clam sauce. Very generous with the clams. Party of four all very satisfied with their meals. The service was friendly though inconsistant. Good ambiance. BYOB

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Thank MenschinNJ
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