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La Pastaria

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30 Linden Pl, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1910
+1 732-224-8699
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16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hadn't been there in sometime so thought we'd try it once more; wrong choice. Besides being VERY noisy, of the 7 diners on this Sunday 3 or more were advised that menu items they requested were "all out of". This included basics like Chicken Parmigiana. I and another had the "Sunday Gravy" special. It was not like Grandma's. The meats... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had previously written up La Pastaria as an "old favorite" that my wife and I enjoy - good food, BYOB, and a generally relaxing experience. Unfortunately, the restaurant seems to be losing its charm. This time we were a party of 9, with reservations a couple of weeks ahead for a Sunday afternoon dinner. When we arrived, we found... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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303 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Seven friends celebrated my birthday last night at LaPastaria, and enjoyed it thoroughly. The nice thing with a group is that you can begin with a variety of starters, and sample all, Then each of us ordered a different dinner. Everything was fresh and hot. Homemade desserts ending our meal. The group thought everything was delicious. Our server, Ashley was... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Would NOT recommend this restaurant!! Ordered the special Short Ribs, very fatty. Linguine with clams not tasty & dry. Very noisy, can't even have a conversation!!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying I Love This Place ! Best Stuffed Artichokes on the planet. They have a great staff of waiters except 1 who is the rudest restaurant worker I have ever come across. I literally had to beg him for everything I needed a refill on a beverage, silverware, ect. When we ordered dessert he just threw... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had dinner with friends here last night. The rosemary bread was amazing! The fried calamari was cooked to perfection. And the grouper provencal was fantastic! I have had this dish here many times before but forgot to write about it. Our server, Frank, was also very gracious and accommodating. Great night!

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Have been eating on and off here for 20+ years. Not sure who owns this place now but whomever runs it and hired the woman responsible for take out orders is an idiot!! I ordered the Sunday gravy which is OK and comes with pasta The woman on the phone wanted to charge me $3 extra for cavateli compared to... More 

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Point Pleasant boro, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Six of us (all friends) visited last night. My husband and I did not enjoy the restaurant at all. It's the first Italian place I've been to where we had to request bread. The waiter then brought a small basket of what appeared to be croutons but was actually some type of gummy bread niblets. Everything is a la carte... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have visited this establishment at least once a month or more since it opened some 20 years ago in its original location. Over the years my experiences with the food and staff have been up and down. I am sad to report that the trend is definitely and I fear irreversibly down. The food quality has deteriorated to a... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

My wife and I return to La Pastaria whenever we want to enjoy traditional Italian fare in a friendly, relaxed environment. The restaurant is BYO, the food is very good, and the owner frequently stops by your table to get feedback - especially on any of the day's specials. This past week we stopped in with a nice bottle of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Linden Pl, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1910
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-224-8699

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