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La Pastaria

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327 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-3626
+1 908-522-9088
15:30 - 21:00
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Sun 15:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Bridgewater NJ USA
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671 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the restaurant with a family group for a return visit to this restaurant. As the restaurant filled it got noisier and noisier and it was very difficult to have a conversation, even at the round table. We had issues with our ordering. We could not believe that an Italian restaurant did not have veal of any kind... More 

Thank giftedelaine
madison nj
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is my first time at this restaurant. The service was quick and I felt rushed. There was no one waiting to be seated and they had plenty of tables open. The food was o.k. The prices were reasonable. There was nothing here, that would bring me back again.

Thank ontheroad1072
New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is a little noisy, but it has a very varied menu and all of the food we tried was very good. The seafood is fresh and the pasta tastes homemade.

Thank snorkelersNewJersey
Summit, New Jersey
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191 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

My first experience, in spite of having lived in the area many many years. The food is okay, the portions large, but not really worth the prices. My grand daughter's spaghetti and meat balls was better than Boyardee's but not by much. My lasagna was good. What I liked best was the La Pasteria house salad. Other dishes we had... More 

Thank Jim W
Mountainside, New Jersey
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279 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Renovated recently and looks good. Menu offers something for everyone. BYO. Helpful servers. They don't take reservations but accommodated 3 of us who were on our lunch hour. The kale and sweet potato salad was very good and very large. Could have been shared. Beet salad also tasty and a good size. We added shrimp for $5.00. Capuccino at $6.50... More 

Thank snoopysister
summit nj
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I have been back ten times, and each time was delicious. The fish is awesome. I will return over, and over. My husband loves the chicken dishes there too.

Thank themegrose
Skaneateles, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This restaurant has great food and reasonable prices. I have eaten their for years when I lived in the area and now I go there every time I come back to visit. Try the eggplant rollatini appetizer and the lasagna (delicious and very large portions). Prices are reasonable for the area. No liquor license so make sure you bring your... More 

Thank Pearmartini
Short Hills, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to La Pastaria many times since it opened in 1993. Very good salads and pastas. I have never had an entree that was worth eating (i.e., stay away from meat and fish). I wish they had good Italian bread; instead they only have focaccia which is sometimes very garlicky and sometimes tastes rancid. Up until this visit... More 

Thank obbell2017
New York, NY
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had dinner here last night and the entire experience was nauseating. I ordered a grilled salmon salad with quinoa and it was disgusting, tasted like old frozen salmon. The restaurant has tons of little flies or gnats flying around which put me off eating entirely. The diet coke was flat. The bathroom was in absolute disrepair with the toiled paper... More 

Thank travelingal60
Summit, New Jersey
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Good food, excellent service. We love sitting outside during the good weather and enjoy the good food and a bottle of wine. (BYOB)

Thank Cathy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-3626
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-522-9088

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
10 months ago
Summit, New Jersey, United States
over a year ago
White Plains

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