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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” (54 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

My friends took me out last weekend and we ordered several meals and shared. The butterflied pork chop was good. However, the veal was absolutely incredible, and so was the steak. Portion sizes are really large, even the tiramisu at the end was perfect for...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Walking into Brandos was a fabulous feeling...warm & welcoming with beautiful decor...a New York vibe. I took the time to read the inside cover of the menu & Brandos exceeded my expectations! The ambiance was warm & wonderful, the service impeccable & the food was...More

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We went to Brando's with friends of ours for the first time on Tues (10/10/17) during Happy Hour. I just wanted to say that we had such a wonderful time. The owner, the staff, and the patrons all treated us like we were family. The...More

Thank EdandLisapawlicki
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Thank you! I have heard wonderful reviews, finally dined during happy hour. Theresa was a fabulous server, very informative of wine and menu selection, a true gem! Food was delicious. Looking forward to coming back again.

Thank Beatonboat
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Went for Thursday happy hour. Fabulous happy hour menu! Great value and yummy! Was taken care by the fabulous Theresa. Have been lucky to have her as our server numerous times, including my anniversary.

Thank Silja K
Reviewed 1 October 2017

best in asbury pk. PERIOD. best happy hour, we rocked this place and the blonde bartender was outstanding katie--outstanding service. i felt guilty eating at the bar during happy hour. i hear the dinner is even better.!!!!

Thank mark j
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Brando's was absolutely delicious! The atmosphere was on the up-scale side but for a special celebration dinner, it was perfect. The service was very helpful and pleasant. For appetizer we had the meatballs insalata (Sunday gravy and garlic & oil) - so delicious! The meatballs...More

Thank NewJerseyFunTraveler
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I've wanted to go to Brando's for quite some time and finally had the pleasure to do so. My girlfriend and I decided to make a reservation for our anniversary. When I made the reservation I informed the restaurant that it was our anniversary and...More

3  Thank RobBrunnerNJ
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

How did we get so lucky on a crowded packed Asbury Park Saturday night? After trying to get a table at our usual places I remembered, Brandos! It was going to be our last attempt at eating dinner out and to my utter surprise they...More

1  Thank damaris a
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Based on the reviews I've seen really wanted to try it out. The best part of the meal was the appetizers, calamari and the beggars purses, both very good. For the main course had the Brodetto - which includes lobster, scallops, fish of the day,...More

4  Thank devil1996
Susan_Brandos, General Manager at Brando's Citi Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for posting your comments here, affording me the opportunity to respond with the facts: 1. The server checked in with you during the meal, as is customary for all our guests, and your husband replied that everything was good. 2. You husband ate...More

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10 September 2017|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
This is steven the Chef/Owner and the dish had flour on the chicken to make it crispy.Butter, balsamic, chicken stock. We cook everything to order so the dish can be customized to your needs. Just tell the server and let... More
24 May 2017|
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Response from giantsfan11 | Reviewed this property |
Can enjoy pasta dishes for $20 and other entrees in the hi $20's and low $30's. But be advised, they offer "Peter Luger" aged steaks and the specials, for example a Kansas City steak on the bone, was $70.
16 February 2017|
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Response from Gale F | Reviewed this property |
No. Good select of wines & spirits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 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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