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La Focaccia

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523 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-1544 (Aubrey street)
+1 908-277-4006
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A consistently good choice for dinner. Service is old school, and the food is great. The gnocchi is just about the best we have ever had. BYOB.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Maplewood,
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant takes reservations, but often there is a wait. The food and service are very good although we did feel a little rushed as there were people waiting to be seated. It is not inexpensive. but well worth it.

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Thank nanag1
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42 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Never honors reservations! We arrived on time for our reservation only to get told it would be 5 minutes. 1/2 hour later we finally sat down. We were squeezed into a table and were literally on top of other tables around us. I got bumped several times by the waiters because they didn't have room to get around me. The... More 

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New Jersey
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My family and I have eaten often at La Focaccia and have always been very happy with the food quality and excellent service. La Focaccia is the best fine dining option in Summit and being byob is an added advantage. The service is excellent by professional wait staff - my only criticism is that the prices of some of the... More 

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warren
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

From appetizers to dessert, everything was perfectly prepared. Fig appetizer--incredible. Also tried my friends balsamic grilled calamari...fantastic. Bronzino was very good as well. Very happy with our dining experience

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Thank bob c
New Jersey
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Second and last time at this place. Service is good. Starts with a gentleman speaking some Italian ( but he's not Italian) that makes you feel like you are there. Food came very slow to the point that we had to stop the wine serving: otherwise bottle will be done with just appetizers. Food is adequate with the typical "Italian... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Two couples, trying Focaccia again. My fried oysters, were a disappointment, could not find any oysters, must be chopped oysters with more breading than oysters. My husband was the same, fried artichoke, no artichoke but all batter! Terrible! My other friends, both ordered, sweetbreads, I did not taste that so I could not comment. My duck breast was tough! My... More 

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Thank peony09
Summit, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place is consistently very good with a nice selection of Italian dishes served up by the same staff year after year. You really can't go wrong here for a nice couples night out or a family meal

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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53 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

3 of us ate here last night, Wednesday, 6/8. For a Wednesday night at 8:15pm they were still busy but water, bread and wine-opened occurred almost immediately Very attentive staff. Very solid appetizers except my Antipasto Misto should have been room temperature and not as chilled as it was. It Italy and some other Italian restaurants would have had these... More 

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Green Brook, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very elegant restaurant; We had a 5:30 pm reservation and had just enough time to eat dinner before going to the Paper Mill for an 8pm show. We had to skip dessert b/c the timing. Appetizers were delicious and our entrees were outstanding! We savored the Red snapper and Bronzino. Waiters were incredible. Also a BYOB!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-1544
    (Aubrey street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-277-4006

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