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132 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1959
+1 201-935-5755
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (13 reviews)
“short ribs” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1959
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited 05/05/2018 with friends since we couldn't fine a Mexican place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. It really irks me when we're asked to sit and wait for our entire party to show up. If the place is full I might understand, but the place...More

2  Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I went with five other people for lunch during the Christmas season. Beautiful holiday decorations. The waitstaff was very friendly and helpful. The food was absolutely delicious! We were all very pleased with all the dishes. I would HIGHLY recommend Paisanos and I look forward...More

Thank outtatown
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I've gone to this restaurant many time, but went there tonight and was very disappointed. We started with the Cajun calamari. BURNT and this was pre made. I wouldn't waste my time or money ever going there again. We walked in at 5:30 and the...More

1  Thank bsanta
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Made 7pm reservation, was not seated until 7:30 ... at 8 asked for some bread, was thrown on the table without butter . Order shrimp scampi, but dry ... came floating in the sauce and shrimp very tough... Oh, yea, i will be back ......More

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We went there for my birthday dinner last night, a Tuesday at 6:00 becasue we had two little kids one 2 the other 4. We pointed out to the waiter Igor that with the kids we needed to be served without delay.....but we had to...More

1  Thank KMJH
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

In nj looking for a good italian restaurant. Stumbled upon this place. Found in a somewhat strip mall so I wasn't impressed. Walked in. Very small. Again, wasn't impressed. Waited a long time for service ( maybe a bad night?), so I wasn't expecting much....More

Thank Upland909
Reviewed 7 January 2018

A first visit on New Year's Eve. Entry space was not near big enough for the crowd. We were seated fairly quickly, with those reserving the earliest being seated first. A sign indicated that you could not request a change in the table you were...More

Thank NEasternUSA
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family In Rutherford and had our last meal here - the food was delicious. The service was fantastic. We had a range of ages in our Party from 10 to 87 and there was definitely something for everyone!

Thank clare66uk
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went with friends who had been here before. They were right when they said we would love this place. Allow some time to find on the street parking, make a reservation and BYO. The service was excellent. Carlo was very helpful with the menu...More

Thank Andy Z
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local New Yorker and it was absolutely wonderful! Service was good and all of the dishes we got were delicious!

Thank Katie G
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Mark B
22 January 2016|
Response from Joseph C | Reviewed this property |
A Reservation for a party of 50 is a must
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Park Ave, Rutherford, NJ 07070-1959
    (West Passaic)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-935-5755
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