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Al Di La Bistro

1 Hoboken Rd, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1416
+1 201-939-1128
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“clams” (5 reviews)
“spiedini” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Hoboken Rd, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1416
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Absolutely wonderful!! My friend and I went for the first time tonight. We were greeted by the owner and his hospitality was unmatched by anyone from the many years of my dining at restaurants ... Nancy and Donna were fabulous..left there with two new friends..again...More

Thank Jerseygal16
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Don't let the name fool you. This is an outstanding Italian restaurant. Went there for dinner last night and it was outstanding from the moment we walked in until our departure. There is plenty of parking. Beautiful, classy, upscale decor, great bar, spacious dining room,...More

Thank Mimyrod
Reviewed 12 January 2017

You can always make a special request if you don't see something you want on the menu. I asked for Chicken Giambotta and it was delicious. My wife had the short ribs which were also very good. We ordered a stuffed artichoke which was just...More

Thank joeandkathy93
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The food is excellent. I've been here several times, and always go with the daily special. Genuine Italian style that tastes great.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, food is prepared fresh to order. Recommend to all for any occasion. Dominic is a classic example of old style hospitality.

Thank Wes1162
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was the worst restaurant I've ever been to. Ownership actually made our waitress pay for a meal they never served. They did remove a $12 pitcher of Diet Coke and 1 desert after telling us all deserts were on the house. We will all...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived early for a 70's birthday party for my wife's aunt. We drove up from the Atlantic City area, the previous week we were stuck in traffic for an hour prior to my wife's 40th HS Reunion. We sat at the bar the staff...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little place close to MetLife and the Meadowlands Hilton. Service was fantastic and the food was amazing. The rigatoni and the Sunday Gravy is AMAZING!! We also had bruschetta that was wonderful. Got a canoli to go and ate it later in the evening....More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Many years ago we were regulars at Al Di La on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, NJ. We moved out of state...and Dominic moved the restaurant to East Rutherford. He tells us he's soon to change the name to "Grazie" -- I hope Tripadvisor is able...More

1  Thank FormerNJresident
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Worst experience EVER. First on the way in we saw a dead cockroach on the floor and I nearly walked out. The service was bad but even worse was when I said my chicken was still uncooked, they brought the chef out of the kitchen,...More

1  Thank anthony c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hoboken Rd, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-1416
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +1 201-939-1128
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This restaurant is newly opened in the former location of Romanissimo. New owners - not the same owners as the previous restaurant
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