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La Focaccia

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523 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-1544 (Aubrey street)
+1 908-277-4006
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Chatham, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for over 25 years. The staff remain the same and the chef is exceptional. We have never had a bad meal and the specials rotate weekly to compliment the standard menu. We have introduced La Focaccia to several of our friends who now frequent the restaurant too. If you are in Summit, NJ... More 

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Thank DutchVW
Short Hills, New Jersey, United States
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here several times and I must like the food for it is always a tad too crowded and there are long waits for a table despite a reservation. Most recently, we were a group of 5 (supposed to be 6 but one had to cancel due to illness) at a small round table. Not sure how we would... More 

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Thank Brett L
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017

A consistently good choice for dinner. Service is old school, and the food is great. The gnocchi is just about the best we have ever had. BYOB.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Maplewood,
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149 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The restaurant takes reservations, but often there is a wait. The food and service are very good although we did feel a little rushed as there were people waiting to be seated. It is not inexpensive. but well worth it.

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Thank nanag1
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Never honors reservations! We arrived on time for our reservation only to get told it would be 5 minutes. 1/2 hour later we finally sat down. We were squeezed into a table and were literally on top of other tables around us. I got bumped several times by the waiters because they didn't have room to get around me. The... More 

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New Jersey
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My family and I have eaten often at La Focaccia and have always been very happy with the food quality and excellent service. La Focaccia is the best fine dining option in Summit and being byob is an added advantage. The service is excellent by professional wait staff - my only criticism is that the prices of some of the... More 

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warren
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

From appetizers to dessert, everything was perfectly prepared. Fig appetizer--incredible. Also tried my friends balsamic grilled calamari...fantastic. Bronzino was very good as well. Very happy with our dining experience

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Thank bob c
New Jersey
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Second and last time at this place. Service is good. Starts with a gentleman speaking some Italian ( but he's not Italian) that makes you feel like you are there. Food came very slow to the point that we had to stop the wine serving: otherwise bottle will be done with just appetizers. Food is adequate with the typical "Italian... More 

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NJ
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197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Two couples, trying Focaccia again. My fried oysters, were a disappointment, could not find any oysters, must be chopped oysters with more breading than oysters. My husband was the same, fried artichoke, no artichoke but all batter! Terrible! My other friends, both ordered, sweetbreads, I did not taste that so I could not comment. My duck breast was tough! My... More 

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Thank peony09
Summit, New Jersey
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193 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This place is consistently very good with a nice selection of Italian dishes served up by the same staff year after year. You really can't go wrong here for a nice couples night out or a family meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-1544
    (Aubrey street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-277-4006

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