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8409 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2640
+1 609-823-4400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
8409 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2640
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We eat here as a family a few times each summer on Sunday nights before heading back to our Philly suburb homes. The food is consistently delicious and the service is fine. Appetizer and entree selections are varied and we byob. I can definitely recommend...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

For a mom and pop place their food is excellent. Reminds you of homemade Enjoy this place year round!!

Thank deecook25
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here twice and all of the dishes tried were first rate and home made pasta - perfecto! It is also BYOB and there is limited seating. Service was a little slow. Just don't come late as they tend to run out of...More

Thank michael51_11
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I would have included a picture but it was so good I couldn't stop taking a bite. From the fresh bread to the chicken parmesan everything was spectacular!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We went here for a Friday night dinner. The menu offers a veal substitute for any chicken dish so I ordered Veal Marsala. My wife ordered Eggplant Rollentini. After about 5 minutes, the waitress said they were out of veal (only 1 other couple there)...More

Thank Boyd7670
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We used to go here frequently but had an awful experience 2 summers ago; but we talked to our friend, Joanie who works there and we went back. She was our server that evening, and we had a terrific evening. Food was excellent, the table...More

Thank doc491002
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place has been around for a very long time, for a reason. I have been eating there for 20+ years going back to when they used to be located in Ventnor. I don’t live in the area any longer but still frequently visit and...More

Thank Serpiko1970
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Classic South Philly red Italian food transplanted to Margate. Basic Italian favorites prepared with quality food and love. The nonaggressive red sauce covers everything. Eggplant parm, eggplant rollatini, grilled chicken, chicken Marsalla, pasta-free eggplant lasagna are all delicious and fairly priced. Service is amiable. The...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Stopped here the other day for takeout, this being summer, the place was full. Drinks were reasonably priced, menu selection was decent. This is a family owned business with second generation now running business. Well know to Philly visitors as they also have a business...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We've been eating at Barrels for a generation. Joni always serves us. She's a doll! Great food! Reasonable price. Small, family owned place in the center of town. You won't be disappointed!

Thank BusinessTraveler967
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8409 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-2640
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-823-4400
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