Italian Restaurants in Passaic

50% Off at Pizza Zone

Lodi

$34 $17

Create your own pizzas choosing from toppings such as salami, Italian sausage, green peppers, garlic, and cheddar cheese

Up to 53% Off Pizza and Sandwiches at Foschini's

Lyndhurst

$24.90 $12

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Brick-oven pizzas, wraps, paninis, focaccia, and family-sized salads

Up to 52% Off Italian Dinner at Que Pasta

Saddle Brook

$30 $15

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Each morning, chefs create their own penne, gnocchi, ravioli, and tortellini pastas and whip up their own sauces

45% Off Italian Food at Castalia 997 Restaurant & Lounge

Woodland Park

$40 $21.99

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Chefs curb evening appetites with platefuls of pasta, steak & homemade dessert, served inside dimly lit dining area with live entertainment

Up to 45% Off Italian Dinner at Sofia’s Ristorante

North Caldwell

$40 $22

BYOB eatery with shrimp risotto, veal specialties, and golden calamari, plus linguine prepared tableside in a wheel of cheese

Up to 53% Off at Creative Pizza

Middle Village

$27.45 $13

Non traditional toppings such as sauteed wild mushrooms, homemade meatballs, and Coca-Cola braised pork

Up to 55% Off at Luka's Italian Cuisine

Bogota

$35.85 $17

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Montenegro-born Chef Luka crafts Italian classics and signature dishes influenced by his continent-spanning culinary studies

Up to 53% Off Lunch or Brunch for Two at MK Valencia

Ridgefield Park

$40 $19

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Satisfy lunch-time tummy rumblings with sandwiches or pastas, or chow down on crab omelets or french toast in Vermont maple syrup at brunch

Up to 46% Off Italian Cuisine at Frank Anthony's

Verona

$20 $11

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BYOB eatery serves fine Italian pastas, pizzas, and specialties beneath linen umbrellas on a lush garden patio

Up to 53% Off Italian Dinner at Bella Gente

Verona

$58.85 $29

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Hot and cold starters such as clams and calamari precede classic pastas and meat dishes such as prosciutto-stuffed chicken

Up to 51% Off Italian Cuisine at 90 Park Restaurant

North Bergen

$25 $12.50

Appetizers of grilled octopus or stuffed mushrooms precede Italian entrees such as gnocchi with pesto or Milan-style veal

40% Off Italian Dinner at Cucina di Pesce

Bowery

$100 $60

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Monkfish, clams, and lobster enrich classic Italian sauces and pastas amid the urban charm of a former mob casino

50% Off Meal for Two at Rizzo's Fine Pizza

New York

$38 $19

Acclaimed Sicilian–style pizzas topped with fresh ingredients, such as anchovies, mushrooms, and garlic paired with a glass of wine or beer

Up to 46% Off at Fabio Piccolo Fiore

Midtown East

$110 $65

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Choose from a special prix-fixe menu during dinner at this Italian mainstay in Midtown Manhattan.

Up to 59% Off Italian Picnic

Upper West Side

$91 $39

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Head over to Central Park for a picnic complete with Pappardella's antipasti, sandwiches, and desserts

Up to 60% Off Italian Cuisine at Sofia Italian Grill

New York

$277 $110

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Four-course dinner with classic dishes such as veal carciofini, porterhouse steak, and salmon portofino

Up to 50% Off Wine and Flights at Zana Ristorante

Midtown South Central

$54 $27

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Patrons indulge in a large assortment of wines from a lengthy list includes global and regional wine selection

Up to 57% Off Italian Dinner at Figaro Villaggio

East Village

$76 $35

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Charming corner bistro serves classic Italian favorites

Up to 51% Off Dinner at Pasta e Pollo

Ridgewood

$70.75 $35

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Stuffed artichokes, pasta with prosciutto and vodka sauce, and chicken with veal and penne served at a BYOB Italian restaurant

Up to 53% Off Italian Dinner at La Piazza Bistro Italiano

Ridgewood

$67.40 $32

Chefs combine elements of classic and contemporary Italian cooking in dishes of chicken, veal, fresh vegetables, and perfectly cooked pasta

50% Italian Food at Masina Trattoria

Weehawken

$40 $20

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Begin with plates of cured meats and cheeses before tasting tender gnocchi in creamy sauce and grilled lamb chops

Up to 54% Off Southern Italian Cuisine at Amore Cucina

Wayne

$50 $25

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Southern Italian specialties such as eggplant sandwiches and rigatoni napolitana; three-course lunch, or two-course dinner with wine

Up to Half Off Pizza Meal at Famous Gyro & Pizza

Jersey City

$28.23 $15

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One-topping pizzas act as bedrocks to a meal accompanied by wings and garlic knot appetizers

Up to 48% Off Dinner at B & Co.

Midtown Center

$188 $99

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Organic, local, and grass-fed ingredients—often from local farms—mix into upscale Italian and Mediterranean dishes

50% Off at Ornella Trattoria Italiana

Ditmars Steinway

$50 $25

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Italian food including prosciutto di parma, penne with San Marzano tomato sauce, spaghetti carbonara, and salmone primavera

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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223 Main Ave
Passaic,
NJ
US

Slinger's Sports Restaurant's head chef, Nick Tokarski, presides over an eclectic menu of casual and upscale fare, filling mouths in a convivial atmosphere illumined by 11 high-definition TVs. For appetizers, dining companions divvy up a dozen steamed littleneck clams simmered with roasted garlic, bacon, and white wine, or prime palates with the zesty Sichuan sauce coating Ray’s spicy shrimp. Built upon a homemade flatbread foundation, the Chef’s pie pizza pairs melty cheeses with tomato sauce, wild mushrooms, red onions, and fresh basil, fostering an ideal avenue for flaunting your outfit’s built-in bib. Dre's burger stacks 8 ounces of Black Angus with guacamole and chipotle mayo and tames tongues with a flavor lasso made of jalapeños and jack and cheddar cheeses. At the Mac Bar, noshers craft macaroni masterpieces from three cheesy styles and a cornucopia of varied toppings, from hard-boiled eggs to meatballs to blackened shrimp.

413 Paterson Ave
Wallington,
NJ
US

Bensi co-owner Genci Previzi helms an immense menu of classic Italian cuisine, including hearty homestyle dishes with roots in Calabria, Italy. Entrees, joined by a house salad or cup of comforting housemade soup, range from spaghetti and meatballs to gluten-free grilled chicken in a lemon-garlic marinade served over a veggie medley. The chefs also prepare an array of specials such as pignoli-crusted goat cheese and arugula salad, barolo-braised veal osso buco, pan-seared Chilean sea bass with eggplant caponata, and nutella chocolate pizza with fresh strawberries. The dishes are served in a modern dining atmosphere where minimal table settings and simple dark-wood furniture keep the focus on the vibrant cuisine.

352 State Rt 3
Clifton,
NJ
US

The Carlino family serves authentic, home-style Italian fare as well as gluten-free versions of Italian favorites to satisfy pasta-craving customers. Diners commence with a small plate of stuffed artichoke or white anchovies with green olives and capers. Postantipasti, forks delve into plates of pasta with broccoli and baby shrimp or backflip into a ball pit of tender veal meatballs with house-made tomato sauce. Hearty entrees furnish equal parts meat and Old-World nostalgia, with seafood risotto and chicken cacciatore served with mushrooms, pancetta, and herbs splashed with a white-wine sauce to conjure memories of Nona's kitchen. A gluten-free menu accommodates the wheat-weary by carefully editing Italian staples, swapping regular pasta for gluten-free penne, topping eggplant parmigiana with gluten-free breadcrumbs, and outfitting the restaurant's resident angels with synthetic wigs instead of their traditional edible strands.

429 Piaget Ave
Clifton,
NJ
US

The River Café Trattoria serves wood-burning brick-oven pizza and fresh Italian favorites in a family-friendly atmosphere. Start dinner with a taste of Tuscany antipasti, a culinary welcoming committee of fresh mozzarella, sopressata, artichokes, roasted peppers, fried eggplant, and Sicilian olives ($12). Inside the fiery brick oven, quattro stagionia pizzas bake and bubble around a mouth-watering compilation of prosciutto, artichokes, mushrooms, and black olives ($15.95 for a 14” pie). A classic margherita hits the fresh-basil spot ($12.95 for a 14” pizza), though fork-holding green thumbs may find their herb fix with the gnocchi al pesto ($13). Glasses of fresh juices ($3.50) or canned colas ($1.30) can be poured directly into gullets or mixed together with bring-your-own beverages. A pizza alla Nutella topped with bananas, strawberries, and powdered sugar ($10) finishes the meal if traditional Italian deserts such as tiramisu ($4) don’t get there first.

517 River Dr
Garfield,
NJ
US

For more than 25 years, the aroma of traditional Italian food and tapas wafted through the kitchen and dining rooms of chef Dominick Anfuso's Al Di La. These days, however, that kitchen is the dominion of chef Peter Ingrasselino. Drawing upon nearly a quarter century of experience, chef Peter Ingrasselino, who was previously general manager and executive chef of Masina Trattoria Italiana in Weehawken, maintains the former chef's legacy while adding his own twists to the Italian-centered menu. He fills the kitchen with activity, tossing porcini and wild mushrooms with pappardelle noodles, brushing aged steak with a balsamic glaze, and wrapping sea scallops in pancetta.

Meals unfold in a dining room, where high ceilings and exposed brick evoke the ambiance of a café in Venice. Visitors sip drinks, their chatter punctuating music from live bands.

1 Hoboken Rd
East Rutherford,
NJ
US