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The risotto house

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88 Park Ave # 2, Rutherford, NJ 07070
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We went on a Saturday evening, had a great meal, service was good..We have gone to the other one in Hasbrouck hts, also very good...It is a BYOB too

Thank redhead315
Rutherford, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Have often gone here for fine dining. Friendly atmosphere, great selection of food, friendly waiters. This is a bring your own wine etc. Has a great and generous early bird specials for your selection. Only day you cannot get the early bird specials is Friday. You will leave their full and satisfied

Thank ken o
Rochelle Park, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

cute little restaurant Great Italian food and the Risotto is Excellent! gets crowded on the weekends, always Great Service

Thank Joanne G
Rutherford, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have always enjoyed the Risotto House for its savory risotto dishes, but it had been awhile since we had visited. We were happy that the quality remained outstanding. We kept the appetizers on the light side, knowing that the rich risotto entrees would be quite fulling. The special was figs wrapped in prosciutto. The sweet fruit with the savory... More 

Thank johug2112
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a small restaurant, but nicely appointed with linen tablecloths and napkins. Be aware that it is a BYOB. But, it's the food that matters most and Risotto House delivers. We started with the fried calamari, which was lightly golden in color, not greasy and sooo tender! It was outstanding, particularly in comparison to the vast majority of restaurants... More 

Thank sam l
Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent selection. Reasonable prices. Amazing flavor. Staff super friendly. Cozy ambiance ideal for small or medium gathering. Easy parking

Thank 646leonora
Rutherford, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I had my sons communion party here. As always the food was very good and plentiful. The service was decent, despite the fact that Pat/Carlos was incredibly rude to me from day one. I say Pat/Carlos because he told me his name was Pat, but when you look on line it says Carlos. So I have no idea what his... More 

Thank noidgdju
North Arlington, New Jersey
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

love the shrimp risotto and they don't skimp on portion size. Have not had bad meal. Desserts pretty good as well.

Thank Bergeneddi
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933 reviews
673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Had a bad experience here some years ago,but I like the Rutherford restaurant scene and decided to give it another try with a couple of friends last week.Bravo,a splendid meal with great service,no rush,the waiters became first name friends,amazing.Its hard to believe this is the same place,I could come here once a week,we had such a good time.Highly suggest to... More 

New Jersey
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Came here on a Thursday night 6:15pm and the restaurant was half full. Most diners seem to be local seniors. After reading through the menu, I realized the reason why. This restaurant serves traditional / simple risotto specialty. It was not fancy enough to attract cutting edge crowd, but the solid cooking keep the regulars happy. We ordered a mixed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Park Ave # 2, Rutherford, NJ 07070
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: 12014385344

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