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Locale Cafe & Bar -Closter

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208 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624-2335 (Ruckman Road)
+1 201-750-3233
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Cresskill, New Jersey
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

What a great place to go for great homemade pasta. Wait staff are great with awesome service. I had the escargot for my appetizer which was cooked to perfection. For the main course I had the blacked inked pasta which again cooked to perfection. All of the pasta is homemade. Try this place for great service and food.

Thank Norman S
Closter, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Locale is our favorite Italian restaurant in the area! We love coming here whether with friends or just me and my wife and relaxing after a long day. The atmosphere inside with the fireplace and white table cloths is upscale but friendly and the outside patio in the summer with the waterfall at the back of the patio is the... More 

2 Thank Todd C
Closter, New Jersey
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Food is fantastic. The wait staff is very cordial and awesome. I recommend this place to everyone. It's nice to sit outside when the wealthier is nice.

2 Thank Cuzzzz
Warwick, New York
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385 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with my family. Has a nice outside seating area but we ate inside. Service was very good. Has the pork chop special. Very tasty and moist. Salads were good as well. Place is a bit pricey.

Thank PennStateTim_24
Oradell, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We tried Locale for our Anniversary dinner. What a beautiful setting! The food and service were wonderful! They also have a price fix and it was amazing - great food and great value! We can't wait to go back!

1 Thank davejennegg
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127 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Real nice place out door seating beautiful day veal was extraordinary nice place a good Sauvignon Blanc lunch was wonderful try there appetizers plenty of parking

1 Thank Joe M
New York City, New York
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138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

You can never re-do a first impression. This one? DISASTER. As a preface, I'm used to NYC restaurants where you can expect elevated service from courteous professionals. Well, I had passed by Locale a whole bunch of times while in the area and thought: "This looks nice- let me peek at the menu." So, on a Friday around 4pm, I... More 

3 Thank MsQ_1215
Bronx, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

It's hard to fair when one waits forever to be served.So I'lm simply reporting on my family's experience.

1 Thank Howard Q
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238 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Still making up my mind here on how I would rate this experience. The shrimp avocado salad was fresh , the tortufo was good as well as were a couple of pasta dishes but all the additional items that were ordered during the business lunch - wine, tea, coffee etc inflated the final bill a bit too much where one... More 

Thank NJCricketer
Hoboken, New Jersey
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201 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Been to this place about 6 times already and it's always consistent. Great food.. Awesome service.. Lunch or dinner.. you can't go wrong. And have an after dinner apricot grappa.. perfect!!!!

1 Thank joeybb2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624-2335
    (Ruckman Road)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Closter
  • Phone Number: +1 201-750-3233

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