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Arturos Osteria & Pizzeria

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180 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, NJ
+1 973-378-5800
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing! We used to go once a month to have dinner. If you like real italian food you must visit Arturos. You can also order it to take it home. The personal is kind and the food is amazing. And it's not expensive at all.

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Thank Laura D
Union, New Jersey
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live locally and had been wanting to come here for such a long time, but it's nearly impossible on the weekend with such long wait times. So we came here during the week to celebrate a new job and they still had outdoor seating since the weather was still good. It was fantastic!!! We shared both... More 

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Thank Chrystianne S
Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

By far my favorite pizza place within several town radius. Every visit has been great! Food and service!!!

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Thank Scott S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It's hard to believe that this gem of a restaurant continues to be superb. Not just the fine Italian food ( even with a limited menu) but the terrific service. As busy as this place is ( no reservations, sometimes a longish wait) the greeters are patient to a fault and the servers and smiling pleasant and always informed. They... More 

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Thank travelbh
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I could go to any restaurant for my birthday, and I always choose Arturo's. Years ago I was delighted by their mushroom pizza with thinly sliced fresh mushrooms (not the rubbery kind you get at your average pizza place) it's the next best thing to a truffle. The roasted broccoli with sardines is better than dessert. Crostini with ricotta Devine.... More 

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Thank Karen W
Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I have been frequent patrons of Arturo's since they first opened 9 years ago. I love the authenticity of the food and Dan's (the owner) dedication to cooking with the best local ingredients. Dan has traveled extensively in the Tuscany and Piedmont regions of Italy and has brought authentic recipes to his restaurant. Although the menu is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I never understood the hype over wood fired pizza until I had Arturo's. The dough is fermented in house with proprietary yeast and I understand each new batch is made with some of the prior batch. This leads to a crust that gets that wonderful wood oven char yet has a fantastic chew. They also make a fantastic mushroom ravioli... More 

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Thank Famil M
Maplewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Arturos Pizza is well-known in the Maplewood area because they utilize wood-fired pizza ovens to create unusual artisan pizzas that are delicious. The family-friendly eatery is usually crowded with locals, and since they don't take reservations, there is usually a line waiting outside. This BYO restaurant also features delicious pasta dishes, and their daily specials are worth exploring. Come hungry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and have endured very long waits , but still had a wonderful meal every time . The pastas are Outstanding !! They are the best we have tasted in any Restaurant in New York or Boston which have good Italian Resturants. The Salads are fresh and Imagnitive. It feels wonderful to have such good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing pizza. Get there early if you don't want to wait, we arrived at 4:45 because they open at 5. The truffle pizza with sausage and mushroom was by far the best. Could have ate the entire pie. I will no longer be getting pizza anywhere else in the area!!!

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-378-5800

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