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Brando's Citi Cucina

162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
+1 732-774-2222
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatballs” (60 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brando’s is not a place you come to when on a diet. Yes, it may be a little loud, yes The Godfather is on loop at the bar, but the food, my goodness is the food delicious. Don’t miss the dry aged steaks. 36 oz...More

Thank Jaclyn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful server who guided us in our selections. We enjoyed everything except the decibel level. It was almost impossible to have a conversation. Go for the food and save your conversation for a walk after dinner.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent but our server Abraham will be the reason to come back. Never came across someone with so much knowledge with food and beverage. Needless to say stuffed veal chop paired with Jordan Cabernet on recommendation was on point!!

Thank Nero C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a surprise! I read the reviews (all excellent ) but did not believe that I would eat such an outstanding meal. The Pork Chop Bolognese was delectable! The lobster pot cooked in tin foil with shrimp, lobster tails, clams, mussels and corn in an...More

Thank Dkush1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the very best places to eat in Asbury! A bit pricey but the food is well worth it! The pollenta/mushrooms are to die for! Have been there many times and never been disappointed!

Thank lisa_klecan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first have to respond to the negative review posted by Sioban61– you explained yourself very well, but the return of your 28.00 should have been enough. If you work in the industry, as I have all my life in the very finest of NJ...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Italian classics and exquisite chef prepared dishes beautifully executed. Not a bad item on the menu. Brando's aged prime beef is a culinary celebration. Knowledgeable staff and nice atmosphere.

Thank Sfrenchhabermann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dining at Brando's was a great experience, however be careful ordering "specials", which can be very costly. The prices are never told by the waiter, and can be an unhappy surprise when you get your bill.

Thank rgarci204501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure that is saying much for our first visit here. But the red and white pies from the wood fired over were first rate especially the pesto and crispy pie crust. We started with salads - my wife’s beet salad was so-so. My Caesar...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for our anniversary and they did not disappoint. From the moment we walked in we could tell just from being greeted by the hostess that we were going to experience a great meal, and we did. Not only was...More

Thank kbuckley3433
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14 September 2018|
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Response from beagles1013 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there it was on a hosted corporate dinner so we didn’t pay a lot of attention to price. From what I recall it was on par with most high quality steak houses. You can figure with an app, steak with a side dish and... More
19 August 2018|
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Response from 46582Yankee07 | Reviewed this property |
Website for restaurant has wine list.
Shannon M
18 June 2018|
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Response from biz_Travelor7 | Reviewed this property |
They definitely have pastas. But smartest if you call them directly. Don’t know if your friend won’t have fish as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-774-2222
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