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PJ Rufo's Restaurant

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279 Browertown Rd, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-2663
+1 973-812-7222
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While many of the dishes are typical of Italian restaurants, from what we tried all of the dishes were very tasty. It looks small from the outside but inside it is very nice and roomy. The owners are good guys and it is a very comfortable place. One standout that I'd highly recommend is an appetizer called "Italian Nachos", this... More 

Thank Robert F C
Rome, New York
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was looking for a place close to my hotel because I wanted to eat and get back as there is a blizzard coming in tonight (3/13/2017). I couldn't have been more fortunate. Stella greeted me as I came in and sat at the bar. She poured me a nice glass of Cab and gave me the specials. I had... More 

Thank Tim M
North Caldwell, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great spot for dinner or lunch each time I go here and try something else I am amazed at the quality and delicious taste pasta sauce is excellent but you must visit on roast beef Friday and treat yourself

Thank Robatpcc
New Jersey
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is not our first time to PJ Rufo's , we have dined there many times and have never been disappointed. Food and service is always spot on and I highly recommend that you visit when you can.

Thank Gigibeanz
Little Falls, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great staff, the owners are always there. Everything is good, the Seafood Salad is one of the best we've had anywhere.

Thank wfreynolds
Northern NJ
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My friend's husband is part owner. We have come here often for various occasions. I usually only eat vegetarian, chicken or fish. I had the hanger steak for some reason - unbelievable! It was cooked perfect, the sauce was so delicious. My husband got a chicken special and his sauce was equally excellent. Really cute place, nice decor and ambiance.... More 

Thank JazzinInJersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been here many times. The service is always pleasant and the food in delicious and very satisfying. We love the pork chop special. The spiedini alla romana is so light and delicious, they offer a marinara or anchovy sauce.

Thank Colleen D
Woodland Park, New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The restaurant has very good food and on certain Friday nights, maybe every, there is entertainment which is nice. The only downfall I see is that the staff is not very pleasant which can make a bad impression to the clientele. All I want to say is that they should smile once in a while... but otherwise, food is very... More 

Thank Maria D
Clifton, NJ
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Restaurant is located in a small strip mall and is truly a hidden gem. Friendly people, relaxed atmosphere and great food. A great dining experience.

Thank Linda F
Woodland Park, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife had our rehearsal dinner for a wedding there their food was great the service was great

Thank Vince L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Browertown Rd, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-2663
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Woodland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 973-812-7222

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