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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” (62 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the best time having appetizers, drinks and desserts at the bar! It was our very first time in Asbury Park and we came here on a recommendation. We were very pleased! We knew this place was special when the bread came with a...More

Thank MaryEllen55
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I stopped in Sunday evening on a whim and were overwhelmed with what we found. This restaurant that we never heard of was amazing! The service was excellent, the specials all sounded so good that I didn't even finish reading the menu....More

Thank bent654321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was exceptional. Food was outstanding. Huge portions and platters. Entrees were different (unusual ) but very tasty, Almost impossible to finish a meal. Parking is very difficult later in the day. Try an EARLY dinner.

Thank nina695
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just left after an awesome meal! Just became one of my top three places and right now I can’t remember the other two....

Thank joanbL4489ES
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We want to give a shout out to our fabulous waitress Theresa! She accommodated our special requests and was knowledgeable and personable. Appetizers of filet mignon- stuffed pasta and carpaccio with arugula and truffle oil were delicious. Entrees too as well as their homemade pistachio...More

Thank Fearless35833882345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to this highly recommended spot for the first time and we were not disappointed to say the least. It started with the service, which was excellent. Then onto the food, which was all delicious. For appetizers we had a house...More

Thank michaelruns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently moved to asbury and we frequent Brando’s. Sometimes for dinner, sometimes just drinks and apps at the bar. It’s always incredible, always consistent. The staff can’t be any nicer! We recommend it to everyone! Love love love the meatball insulata...More

Thank aubreylynnc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. We heard so much about Brando’s and coming from Staten Island we were a little unsure of the food. We were overwhelmed with the food and service especially our server Michael. He recommended so many amazing dishes and he was professional did not rush...More

Thank RobertandMarieB
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Ambiance, service and food quality all top shelf ! Pricey $$ but certainly worth it. Steak, veal and fish dishes all served exactly as ordered. Efficient “not rushed” atmosphere. Need to work on decibel level.

1  Thank jmtracy621
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Second time here and loved it more this time. The Octopus special is out of this world. Get it. You won’t regret it. We had mussels in a spicy red sauce and the eggplant tower, both to die for. The Pinot Noir was great as...More

Thank krys101088
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5 November 2018|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure
14 September 2018|
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Response from Sfrenchhabermann | Reviewed this property |
Expensive. I recently had a pork chop special. Very, very delicious, but it was a large chop with no sides, not even past, for $44! That was very offputting, especially after tourist season.
19 August 2018|
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Response from 46582Yankee07 | Reviewed this property |
Website for restaurant has wine list.
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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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