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La Tavola Cucina

700 Old Bridge Tpke, South River, NJ 08882-1052
+1 732-238-2111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“crab cakes” (3 reviews)
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700 Old Bridge Tpke, South River, NJ 08882-1052
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

After a long day of travel due to traffic, we asked the hotel for a dinner recommendation; La Tavola Cucina was one of two. Based on Trip Advisor, we choose this one. We were not disappointed. Actual menu differed slightly from online menu, but that...More

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

La Tavola Cucina never disappoints! We were there for muscle mania and the muscle dishes were fabulous. We also had a beef with risotto that was a perfect balance and blend of flavors and textures. We have never had anything but excellent food at La...More

Thank donnamarieritz
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this place based on trip advisor comments... and I was pleasantly surprised, because the place is much better than what I was expecting... home made pasta, served with pride, passion and friendly attitude. Dishes are huge... so be careful with the number of...More

Thank Luis Arturo M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We have eaten here a number of times and have always had delicious food. The chef uses great quality ingredients and his wife has always given us great wines to go along with our meal. Servers are friendly and knowledgeable. We've been here for Valentine's...More

Thank rose7891
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We met our daughter and granddaughter at this restaurant and were welcomed like we were family. The rice ball appetizer was very tasty and the chicken parmigiana was excellent (and large!). Pasta was prepared al dente by a chef who knows how to cook like...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We decided to try La Tavola Cucina with two other couples for dinner after reading several positive reviews. We were a little disappointed. Service was very slow. One couple's appetizer wasn't served until after we had finished ours. he drink order was mixed up. Several...More

Thank CCH1223
Reviewed 11 June 2017

An unassuming restaurant on the outside (a small strip mall just off a major highway) but don't judge a book by it's cover. The fish and veggies were so fresh and cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was nice and they even had live music that...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and drinks along with a rather unique menu. The service was great and we loved the food. They also do a great job marketing and have monthly, holiday and seasonally themed menus. Great place to eat and easy to get to.

Thank CharlieCafaro
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife and I received a gift card for this restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised and now we are a faithful customers. We have been visiting this restaurant for a little over a year now and never have had a bad meal. The Chef...More

Thank jcbcpete12
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We wanted to celebrate New Year's Eve with a family dinner at a nearby restaurant. We found this hidden gem and booked it. We were all surprised of how wonderful it was on a busy holiday. The choices available for a holiday menu were many...More

1  Thank marygrozier
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21 August 2017|
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Response from marygrozier | Reviewed this property |
You can view their menu right here on Trip Advisor. Just click La Tavola Cucina and then menu and you can see their full menu with pricing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Old Bridge Tpke, South River, NJ 08882-1052
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South River
  • Phone Number: +1 732-238-2111
  • E-mail
La Tavola Cucina, or the kitchen table, has become the best kept secret in the Central Jersey area. Creatively led by owners Jill and Steve Sullivan, La Tavola Cucina provides a whole new dining experience of exceptional food and impeccable service for a great value in a comfortable atmosphere. The innovative menu offers a variety of options sure to please any palate. The chef uses only the freshest ingredients and the wines offered are chosen for quality as well as value.
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