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Gourmet Cafe Restaurant

136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099
+1 973-316-0088
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“bread pudding” (3 reviews)
“cavatelli” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a local favorite hidden in a strip mall. We have being going here for years. The food is amazing and the service is great. Never had a meal I didn't enjoy. Great selection of mostly Italian dishes. Always have a great selection of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank richmilito
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We are regulars here at dinner time and it’s our go to place. Today we went for lunch for the first time. Wow. Could not believe how big the selection was. Our sandwich choices were crazy good!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joen987
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Everything was great. Salads, mussels, ravioli, feast pasta. We wished we had ordered the scallops because they looked so good coming out of the kitchen. The chef, Matt, visited each table after the rush ended and offer complimentary after dinner drinks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank greg b
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Great dinner with great service. Tending towards italian, but with many other options, not just pasta.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Six Women spent a lovely few hours at The Gourmet Cafe having lunch. The staff is very attentive, the menu is very varied, and the food never disappoints. I've also been there for dinner and was very pleased.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen F
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Nice staffing and tasty food. Prepare fresh on order. Wait is worthwhile. Don't go too late in lunch or dinner time, they ran out of ingredients to prepare meal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SKJ183
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Exceptional restaurant for lunch and dinner prepared by Matt, the owner. I have never been disappointed!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mary L
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The chef owner must not have been there on Sunday evening. We brought in a couple friends from Florida and were quite embarrassed that they thought the tomato basil soup was sour and the chicken undercooked. My shark and the accompanying rice were bone dry...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ricardoss_13
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Ricardo, I am sorry to read you had a disappointing night at my restaurant. I am baffled by the sour soup comment as I made the soup to order for your table. It could not have been fresher. I asked all my staff to taste...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

the food was good, but not great. The prices were quite high for the meal, quality and setting. Very small, reservations recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rickard4
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Gourmet Cafe and owner/chef Matt Pierone are the BEST! We have brought many friends here to introduce them to Matt and consistently enjoyed exceptional, creative food. When I was on a special diet I asked Matt to make a specific vegetarian dish for me, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janet S
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Janet, Thank you for introducing your friends to the restaurant! I remember that vegetarian dish. Always a pleasure to see you here. Thank you so much Chef Matthew

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3pottery
March 7, 2018|
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Response from Mr H | Reviewed this property |
Please call them. .
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Kathryn L
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Chef_Matthew_Pierone | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn I just saw this, yes we are! we can accommodate a party of 16 depending on availability but not on Friday or Saturday.
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pjdeech
May 6, 2016|
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Response from njbchbum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no liquor at all is served. BYOB Bring Your Own Booze. Bring any liquor you desire!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099 (Formerly Gourmet Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Parsippany
  • Phone Number: +1 973-316-0088
  • E-mail
Description
We are a small 48 seat BYOB restaurant. Chef/Owner Matthew Pierone has been named to Best chefs America (BCA) list since 2013. He specializes in fresh, creative Italian cuisine and is known for his Pork chops, fish and bread pudding. Outstanding customer service is a main focus at the Gourmet Cafe.
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