Italian Restaurants in Edison

50% Off Italian Food at La Tavola Cucina Ristorante

La Tavola

$40 $20

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Hearty Italian classics, such as mushroom ravioli, balsamic-marinated chicken breast, and veal milanese with polenta cakes

Half Off Italian Food at L&D's Sapore Ravioli & Cheese

Middlesex

$30 $15

Nearly 100 kinds of pasta, including homemade lobster with champagne-dough ravioli; 15 freshly made sauces; and a breaded-veal sandwich

Up to 52% Off at Alfonso's Family Trattoria Pizza and Restaurant

East Brunswick

$40 $20

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Choose from more than 21 gourmet red and white pizzas, veal or chicken dishes, seafood specialities, or plates piled high with pasta

Half Off Italian Fare at Milano Grille

Bridgewater

$40 $20

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Indoor or outdoor seating accompanies dinners of sautéed mussels, gnocchi with salmon and fresh asparagus, and veal milanese

Up to 58% Value Papa John's Pizza

Monroe

$37.46 $17

Hand-tossed pizzas slathered with sauce made from vine-ripened, California-grown tomatoes

Up to 51% Off Italian Cuisine at Trattoria Bel Paese

Cranford

$40 $20

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Classic Italian dishes such as veal piccata, fried calamari, and salmon with smoked mozzarella

47% Off Italian Cuisine at Bensi

Whitehouse Station

$30 $16

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Each day the chefs roll pizzas by hand, blend handmade soups, and whip up housemade sauces to pour over made-to-order Italian cuisine

Half Off Italian Food at Cafe Spezia

Ashley Plaza

$30 $15

Veal medallions, grilled North Atlantic wild salmon, and eggplant parmigiana highlight a menu of Italian entrees and house-made pasta dishes

Half Off Italian Food at Rick's Italian

Lambertville

$40 $20.99

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Celebrated chef Alex Cormier infuses gnocchi, veal parmesan, calamari, and other Italian staples with European influences.

50% Off Organic Italian Food at Naturale Cucina

Englishtown

$20 $10

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Fired in the terra-cotta brick oven, organic pizzas can be cooked to a crisp golden-brown; vegan and gluten free options available

50% Off Pizza at Villabate Gourmet

Manalapan

$30 $15

Italian favorites and fresh-made pies with inventive toppings such as the barbecue chicken pizza and the eggplant parmigiana pizza

Up to 53% Off at Mamma Mia Pizzeria

Hazlet

$25 $12.50

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Chefs shower crusts with sausage, fresh mozzarella, and homemade sauce and layer subs with Boar's Head meats

Half Off at Buon Appetito Restaurant

Bayonne

$50 $25

Chefs stock their menu with elegant Italian staples, including housemade ravioli with portobello-garlic cream sauce and veal parmesan

Half Off Pizza at Goodfella's Bayonne

Bayonne

$30 $15

Italian restaurant specializing in brick-oven pizza made with signature semolina dough, fresh mozzarella, and homemade sauces

Half Off Dinner at Valentino's Ristorante

Freehold

$40 $20

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Seven year old family-owned and operated restaurant creates contemporary Italian dishes, crafted with both Asian and American influences

Half Off Italian Cuisine at Il Vicolo Ristorante

Livingston

$30 $15

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Housemade mozzarella and flavorful sauces top authentic Italian dishes

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Pasquale’s Ristorante Italiano crafts house-made pastas, entrees, and decadent desserts for an elegant, old-world menu of Italian favorites. A clutch of pan-seared scallops and shrimp spill over an umami-laden porcini risotto ($20.95) like a gift from a mermaid secret admirer left on the shore, and boneless short ribs with a port-wine glaze recline on a bed of garlic mashed potatoes ($20.95). Light-as-air gnocchi hopscotch through bolognese sauce studded with mascarpone cheese squares ($13.95). A slice of Nonna’s cheesecake, finished with raspberry puree, puts a ricotta exclamation point at the end of savory meals. Homey floral arrangements and warm, golden walls meet sleek booths and a streamlined full bar in Pasquale's dining room, suiting moods ranging from casual to extravagant. Reservations are recommended.

1655 Oak Tree Rd
Edison,
NJ
US

Since 1967, the Mandreucci Family has lured in diners with the scent of bubbly margherita pizzas, sopressata sandwiches on semolina bread, and chicken, sausage, and shrimp mingling with rich sauces on plates of pasta. Tan brick and colorful murals of wholesome Italian ingredients surround families and couples as they twirl linguini around their fork tines or munch on slices of vodka-penne pizza, a specialty pizza topped with vodka sauce and diced ham. During catered events, guests can avoid eye contact with an old lab partner by preoccupying themselves with fresh fruits, antipasti, penne pomodoro, lasagna, and veal.

2303 Woodbridge Ave
Edison,
NJ
US

For more than 20 decades, the staff at the family-owned PJ's Grill & Pizza has instilled everything from Sicilian pies to veal parmesan with the personal touch of homemade recipes. In addition to classic pizzeria fare, the menu also boasts a few Mediterranean classics such as falafel, gyros, and greek salad, and moist slices of red velvet cake make for a satisfying end to a meal or effective energy boost during a marathon.

166 Easton Ave
New Brunswick,
NJ
US

The pizza slingers at Papa John's toss each doughy discus by hand, and top their signature sauce with decadent mozzarella, fresh vegetables, and quality meats. Pie Picassos design two pies with up to two toppings each, and can commission a portrait of baby portobello mushrooms and spicy italian sausage posing against a backdrop of chewy crust or forge a blend of three cheeses smattered with crispy bacon. Tongues tiring of pizza's circular logic can take between-bite breaks with a side of breadsticks or parmesan-garlic breadsticks. A splashy two-liter beverage keeps taste buds on their toes. Order online to arrange a pickup or delivery, or visit a Papa John's location to dine right where the cheese sticks are harvested.

2047 State Highway 35
Sayreville,
NJ
US

The quaint bakery of Il Sogno Dolce caters to sweet teeth with brownies, cookies, cakes, biscotti, and other treats crafted on site. Each dessert is made in small batches to capture a homemade taste without setting bear traps under welcome mats. Cake pops ($8 for six) combine the decadence of cake with the convenience of a lollipop and are available in combinations such as carrot cake and cream-cheese frosting, german chocolate cake and chocolate frosting, and yellow cake with lemon frosting. Crunch into house-made cranberry and white chocolate biscotti ($6.99/bag), or softly sink chompers into Earl Grey fudge ($8.99/half lb.), which was infused with the namesake leaves after cracked eggs revolted against oppressive electric mixers by dumping tea bags into batter.

619 Bound Brook Rd
Middlesex,
NJ
US

68 Ryders Ln
East Brunswick,
NJ
US