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American Bistro

24 Washington Ave, Nutley, NJ 07110-3447
+1 973-235-0505
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“antipasti” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
24 Washington Ave, Nutley, NJ 07110-3447
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Awesome food, great cocktails and we always end up taking some home because of the large portions. Chef/owner Kenny makes the best stuffed pork chop ever! Don't miss the Shrimp Arrabiatta and Layered Sweet Potatoes! Never disappoints!

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Best place in the world! Kenny the Chef/owner is a fantastic chef. One of the best in the state! I live in Florida every time I travel to New Jersey on business. I make it a point to eat the stuffed pork chop!

Thank Antonio L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

From the first greeting when we opened the door, to the fantastic wait service, and the outstanding food. This is still one of our favorite restaurants and it has continued to maintained it's high level of service over the years.

Thank d_beesley2013
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Ate here twice for funeral repast. Very good food & service. A little crowded seating in a small space. But worth the visit.

Thank NJNancy17
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Party of five on a Saturday night. Greeted warmly by the hostess, and upon being seated were given two plates of antipasto and delicious, crusty warm bread. Our waitress arrived and took our drink orders with a smile, and offered to explain any of the...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very nice evening, friendly service, owner comes out to say hello to everyone, most people leave with enough leftovers for another meal. Food is delicious and fresh, with generous omplimentary antipasto and cookies for coffee. We always have an enjoyable evening.

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Dinner starts with a complimentary antipasto plate. Helpings are generous, always delicious and leftovers are my lunch the next day. Wonderful Pasta Fagoli.

Thank LyntonC1053
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food is excellent. The Lobster Bisque is to die for. Service is also very good. The owner comes out to talk to customers if no to busy. I have been to both the restaurant and the bar. Martinis are excellent. Bartenders are friendly and...More

Thank lourdes430
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Old school Italian dishes. Fresh food. Great staff, truly awesome, including the chef. Specials don't change but that keeps things consistent. It's a wine bar but the beer taps could use a cleaning. Love the standard dishes and the so called specials but...More

1  Thank MNLigureLigure
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a one of a kind restaurant/bistro. It's almost like you don't want to tell just anyone about it because you like it just the way it is now and you always want to be able to get a table....:) The antipasto sets the...More

Thank Margaret B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Washington Ave, Nutley, NJ 07110-3447
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Nutley
  • Phone Number: +1 973-235-0505
American Bistro is a neighborhood Italian/American Restaurant situated in Nutley, New Jersey with Amazing Food, Large Portions, Great Bar, Stellar Wine List, & 5 HDTV's in the Bar Area to watch all the games. Owned & Operated by Chef Kenny Mahon since 1994.
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