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Catherine Lombardi Restaurant

3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
+1 732-296-9463
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eight of us had a business dinner with a set menu with shared appetizers, pasta dishes and individual main dishes and deserts. Everything (and I do mean everything) was excellent. The antipasto had three different kinds of sausage, calamari, cheese and assorted pickled vegetables. Four...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Listen, this place is good, the thing is this place is pricey, so you expect very good or amazing, and it is not that. The service is top notch, but the food is good, that is all it is. Had a great meat and cheese...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This restaurant is located upstairs, near the State Theater. The food was excellent. Real authentic Italian food, homemade sauces and pasta. On a show night the place empties out around 7:45 PM just before the show starts. The staff is very attentive and professional. I...More

Thank risty317
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The evening started out great. We had appetizers and a drink at the bar which were very good. A couple next to us asked for a restaurant week menu, it was not offered to us when we asked to see the menu for dinner! We...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 2 July 2017

that you will be fine with. Atypical menu selection. We had entrees only and skipped the appetizers and desert. Service was good and the food was fine. We were not rushed out and the check was slightly on the pricey side.

Thank lightning411
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This review covers about a half dozen visits. The owners are true "foodies" offering exquisite experiences and unique / delicious foods that are hard to find elsewhere, and, to be fair, carry a bit of risk. At this eatery and Stage Left, you pay for...More

1  Thank richard l
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great Italian food, everything is fresh, Reminds me of old time Italian restaurant. Very well run, very professional, great wine list. Steps are a journey, nice outside dinning!

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Where do I begin? Well, we checked in, had a reservation, the server checked our table, walks away, walks back and asks, may I help you. DUH. short , very short time memory. That was the first clue. Now our table, took forever to get...More

Thank Caroler7883
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Had drinks and appetizers with my coworker. The Quiet Violet is an awesome drink. The shrimp scampi quite succulent and the fresh mozzarella with roasted red peppers quite refreshing. Great drinks, great food, and wonderful conversation.

Thank LolaPorter
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Five of us had a great dinner here on a busy Saturday night. The dining room is lovely and the staff was very attentive and friendly. They work as a team so we interacted with a lot of different people. The food was very good...More

Thank sfjon4
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Yes it is open for dinner on MOndays. It is not open for lunch any day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:15 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1903
    (George Street)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is located a few minute walk from the New Brunswick train station, on the New Jersey Transit - Northeast Corridor line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-296-9463
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