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Il Mondo Vechio

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Main Street, Madison, NJ
+1 973-301-0024
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Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:45 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When traveling to NJ, we always make it a point to dine at Il Mondo Vechio. Been doing this since the late 90's and funny enough is that been getting the same waiter every time for many years, and he always provides great service along with the staff that supports him (bussers, water, servers, etc.) The food here is simply... More 

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Thank jdhga799
Florham Park, New Jersey
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289 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed IMV in 2015 after dining in the main room -- which is very noisy and dimly lit. Based on that experience, I did not enjoy the dinner. But some friends in Madison asked to go there and I remembered to ask for the smaller room to the left. It's much less noisy and better lit. The food is... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pasta here is excellent and not too bad on the pricing. L'Allegria is also good but is a bit more spendy. Grab your favorite bottle of wine and step in and have a nice meal

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Thank Charles4564
Madison, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I've eaten here a number of times, and never been disappointed. I have also hosted meals for 20 people, and they did a seamless job. The food never ever disappoints, and the service is top notch. I consider it old school Italian, but the food is made with love. Il Monde Vechio is similar to the experience you will find... More 

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Thank progers717
Madison, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very intimate spot. The service is unbelievable and the Food ranks high on the charts. There is always an interesting group or Solo artist which adds that dimension which no other restaurant can give to you.

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Thank Denise C
Chatham, New Jersey
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This has always been our favorite restaurant for special occasions, never mind that the hostess is snooty. She is only nice to the people she knows. I mean, it's okay for us to spend big money in a fine dining restaurant. We also dress carefully as there's a dress code. We went last week for our anniversary dinner and it... More 

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Thank JennieB4
Annandale, NJ
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157 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday night 1 week before Christmas to celebrate my husband's birthday with another couple. Restaurant was VERY crowded and therefore loud, but with good reason... this restaurant is excellent. One of the best Italian restaurants I've been to in a long time. The food is superb. I can't wait I go back and try other things... More 

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Thank Patricia T
Great Falls, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were so excited to spend my father's 80th birthday here. We had a large party and planned for an early dinner so my parents could make it back to the Philadelphia area at a decent hour. The service was terrible. We were there for close to four hours and had to remind the staff three times that it was... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My cousins and I wanted to meet at a good place for a holiday dinner. We have been to this establishment before, and it was our first choice. Setting was warm with a mansion feel without being overly pretentious. Starting off with a nice Sicilian red, next up was the bread. Below are my findings. Starter: The Carpaccio was lean... More 

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Thank Russell R
Easton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a party of six relatively early on a December Saturday night. Place was packed, noisy and a nice vibe. Food was quite good At some point in the evening, after most everyone had coffee we were asked if we needed anything else because they had a long line of people waiting. So i give them credit for being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Madison, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 973-301-0024

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