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“Area "NOT" spot.”
Review of Tutto a Modo Mio

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Tutto a Modo Mio
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Ridgefield
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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288 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Area "NOT" spot.”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

NO way! We ate here as a large family group and we all left beside ourselves. The menu is gigantic, the specials were overwhelming, way too many to choose from or even remember. The sign of a great restaurant is not offering more, it is offering quality. Average tasting fare, BYOB, and terrible parking situation. One plus, the staff is very friendly and attentive. Wish they gave the same attention to their food, it could use it.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“nice place with good food”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at this Italian restaurant. The food was very good, plentiful and reasonably priced - in fact, this was the best meal we had during our week long NY trip. The staff was attentive and friendly. The BYOB worked fine for us.
At arrival the parking was a problem for us out-of-towners and we ended up parking a few blocks away. Turns out that they have a nice little lot right to one side of the restaurant, so next time we'll know better.

  • Visited May 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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340 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2013

I've eaten at Tutto a Modo Mio several times and had excellent meals! It's in a strip mall but a nice decor inside, tremendous service, and BYOB - always a plus! Recently we shared a cold antipasto with friends and it was fantastic. I'm not a huge prosciutto fan but theirs was delicious, along with buffalo mozzarella on tomatoes, olives and cooked veggies (zucchini, radicchio, etc.) that were scrumptious. All of our entrees were outstanding (veal parm, veal marsala, fresh fish), excellent bread plus gratis bruschetta, and a choice of pasta, salad or vegetables with your entree. Topped off with Tartufo (again, one of the best), coffee and a visit from the owner, who made sure we were happy - what more could you want? (Reasonable prices - again, this restaurant delivers.)

  • Visited April 2013
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Marco Island, Florida
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219 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“what a find! LOVED this place.”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Ok… I’ll be honest.. I’m very hard to please. Some people will even say demanding at times. I like to go where they know me and treat me well. It comes with being a food snob. Besides my wife, kids and grandkids, I love food the most. I also love NJ for just one thing and it’s not the weather or car insurance rates or property taxes. I love BYO restaurants. I can go to the liquor store and buy myself a really good $25 bottle of wine and not pay the restaurant $50-60 for the same bottle if they had a license. Well here we are on President’s weekend, a Sunday afternoon at 4.00 pm and I find a business card from Tutto A Mode Mio that a student of mine recommended. I say to Susie, let’s give this place a try. I’m figuring it’s a 30 minute drive but there shouldn’t be too much traffic and the place will be empty. So off we go on a new adventure. What a surprise. The place is packed with regulars and two large parties. Luckily there are two tables left and we are greeted by the owner, “Larry” whose real name I cannot spell. Something like Aranzeo, who asked where we would like to sit. Not knowing me, I thought he was very welcoming. We were attended to by a super good guy named Chris (who is only half Italian) but who was terrific all night with his helpful suggestions and humor. Not only did we love the food, but he just added to the value and good cheer that we found here. I must say that we were concerned that given the two very large parties that our orders would be slow in coming. Not the case. We shared a stuffed artichoke to begin, which was more than enough for the two of us. Loved soaking up the sauce with the wonderful bread that comes from the family bakery located in South Hackensack, NJ. I then had a pork chop which was large and juicy, cooked perfectly. Susie asked for grilled shrimp over lettuce which was not on the menu. Their attitude is “No problem, we can do just about anything, cooked anyway you want”. All of this done with a smile and a honestly helpful mannar. Larry came over to our table twice to make sure all was going well. Not knowing us, we were delighted by the attention. Look, it sounds like I’m a stockholder or silent partner, I swear I’m not. We both love this restaurant which is very close to Fort Lee and Cliffside Park and all those high rise people. Go there. Trust me. I’ve done lots of reviews for Trip Advisor and give honest opinions. WE LOVED IT! BRAVO!

  • Visited February 2013
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