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Romanelli's Garden Cafe

279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
+1 609-652-0179
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious Iralian wedding soup, chicken Florentine way too garlicky! Excessive garlic! Service just ok.

Thank mep1128
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never done a YELP or Trip Advisor Review before, but after suggestions decided to get an account just to rave about Romanelli's. While in town for a cheerleading competition, my family and I stopped here for dinner. I expected to find great food,...More

Thank ericababy1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited NJ for a cheer competition and were staying at the Marriott Vacation Villas. This restaurant was close by and you can never go wrong with Italian. The food was awesome. I had the blackened chicken Alfredo and the portion of the plate was enough...More

Thank Robyn1020
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this great review Robyn. We appreciate your kind and I will pass along to our team what a great job they did. We look forward to seeing you next year! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in Saturday night. We got seated right away. Atmosphere was nice a little dim. Our waitress was very attentive. My wife ordered the homemade ravioli. It came with her choice of salad. She enjoyed it very much. I ordered the...More

Thank Maremark
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review, we are very happy you were pleased with everything. We look forward to seeing you again! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The food is just great and the portions are huge. The service is hit or miss. Sometimes very good, and other times very slow and inattentive. Great fish franchese and large turkey dinner. Terrific stuffing. Very we’ll decorated for the holidays. Reasonable prices. Plenty of...More

Thank Stewart C
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you Stewart for the great review, we appreciate the feed back on the service and will make that a priority to work on consistent service, these are things we aim to go above and beyond each and every day. Again we appreciate the feed...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We were staying in the area for the weekend and decided to give this place a try for a Friday night dinner. Started off with cocktails from the bar and a great appetizer. I moved on to She crab soup which was delicious, while my...More

Thank msaperry
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review we really appreciate your feed back. Next time your in town we look forward to seeing you! Thank you, Drew Huggard

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Love eating at the bar for happy hour, the prices are reasonable and the food is okay. Nothing special here, it's a favorite of the summer crowd

Thank overshopped
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you Debbie for your review, we always appreciate feedback. If you could help us out and let us know what we could do to make your experience better we would appreciate it. Thanks, Drew Huggard

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had dinner. I had grouper, wife had eggplant rollatini. Both were top notch. Both had sangria, also really good. Salad or soup included. Service was pleasant and efficient. Very nice atmosphere and decor. Quiet. Around 20 minutes from A.C.

Thank ResortKing6
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for the kind review! We really appreciate the feedback I will be sure to pass it along to the staff. We look forward to your next visit, see you soon! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Girls weekend at the nearby Marriott. 6 of us arrived about 4:30. Very slow service, waitress disappeared, after not meeting her until about 15 minutes after we sat down. Spent most of the time attempting to flag a server down. Waited for drinks way too...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there on November 4. It was crowded and some had difficulty finding a place to park. I had grouper and wife had crab cakes. Both were very good especially the crab cakes. M wife was initially brought the wrong...More

Thank carolyndm
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you Carolyn for your review. We are always looking to improve and work on any opportunity to ensure you have a memorable experience. We appreciate the feedback and I hope next you decide to join us for dinner you ask for myself and I...More

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9 May 2017|
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Response from DrewHuggard | Property representative |
We will hand you another gift card of the remaining balance from your purchase.
25 July 2016|
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Response from DrewHuggard | Property representative |
Yes we have a full Children's Menu. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0179
  • E-mail
Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Full service bar Great Happy Hour drink and Food Specials 4-7 PM Daily at the bar Serving Breakfast & Dinner Early Bird Menu Prime Rib Specials on Weekends Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Reservation Accepted No Longer Doing Live Music on Saturdays
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