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Dominic's Italian Restaurant

453 Avenel St, Avenel, NJ 07001-1168
+1 732-726-3355
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
453 Avenel St, Avenel, NJ 07001-1168
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dining at Domenic's feels a bit like being on a cruise; white tablecloths, polished glassware, and a friendly staff you know. The food is basic Italian but done well, and it is a notable bargain if you go before 5:30pm weekdays, where a 3 course...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here with family, never having been here before. We were a large group. The place was busy. Appetizers came out wrong and 40 minutes after they were ordered. We waited over an hour AFTER the appetizers for the food to come out. One...More

Thank mommiebear
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The food is not up to par with other Italian restaurants in the area, but the price is right. The food is just edible, but I guess you get what you pay for.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My wife and I go here regularly. They offer an early bird special which we always take advantage of. The early bird has an expensive menu and it's a byob. Service is excellent as is the food.

Thank marvin498
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

On Saturday we went to Dominic's they have the best vodka sauce I ever had ,frank the owner has the magic touch pairing his sauce with the lobster ravioli from dairy maid . Wow what a combo ! Things like soup and salad are just...More

Thank ucpd130
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Went to a wedding dinner at Dominic's restaurant. This was a middle-aged couple merging their families, so no big wedding reception … just a nice dinner at a local restaurant. The food was good but, with a little more management attention to details and staff...More

Thank UneasyRider
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant several times over the last 20+ years. I used to enjoy the food and service many years ago but have noticed a decline upon my most recent visits 2-3 years. I was not looking forward to my most recent visit....More

Thank cjg7512
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I won’t go into details but this review concerns a Funeral Repast, when we were making arrangements we asked for recommendation on where to have a Repast, we were given a list, the first Restaurant was booked for that day, we then went to Dominic’s...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Special dinner with my sister and though a Friday night was very quiet, took a good 15 minutes for server to come to our table and we felt like it was an effort for him to even come to our table! The board that listed...More

Thank mmelissa k
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We decided to try the Early Dinner special last weekend, and were pleasantly surprised. Carrying our favorite red wine, we ordered two entrees , which were accompanied by complimentary bruschetta, pasta with marinara sauce, potato and green bean vegetable, and a healthy salad. My Veal...More

Thank missfifi2111
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1 July 2016|
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Response from terpsnj | Reviewed this property |
From 4pm till 530 pm.
18 December 2014|
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Response from terpsnj | Reviewed this property |
Yes jeans are fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Avenel St, Avenel, NJ 07001-1168
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Avenel
  • Phone Number: +1 732-726-3355
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