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Al Dente

1665 Stelton Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854-5966
+1 732-985-8220
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“ravioli” (2 reviews)
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“bowling alley” (3 reviews)
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1665 Stelton Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854-5966
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good lunch specials but extremely slow service on a rainy Tuesday afternoon. It was also quite noisy.

Thank Robert & Barbar... L
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The food at this restaurant deserves 5 stars but the service is horrible. They had 2 waitresses on a busy Saturday night. They couldn’t handle it. Every review on this restaurant seems to be saying the same thing. Great food poor service. Are they not...More

Thank Mouser8
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went for my sons birthday He loves the food. It is awesome. Atmosphere old Italian cute but need a little update. Staff is great Dessert is the best finale

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have been coming to this restaurant for 27 years, and until today I would have given it 4 Stars, BUT . . . 4 of us went for a 6PM reservation on a Saturday. The restaurant was not busy when we arrived. The food...More

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a very exclusive place although the food isn't as good as it was in the past! The interior of this restaurant however is beautiful & makes the place appear so nice nicer!

Thank Lorifurey5655
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We love this hidden gem of a restaurant. The restaurant is beautiful and very elegant inside and the food is exceptional. The specials are amazing and the food presentation is excellent. It feels like you are in a restaurant in NYC. We have been going...More

Thank Nutan P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Our first visit in January was exceptional, excellent service and food quality, loved the veal parm and the antipasto. We returned again in April and had a very different experience, our waitress was not friendly, I think the work snippy fits. We were the first...More

Thank sharronsibley
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I love this place, the food and wine is really the main event and both have always been exceptional for each of my three visits. I usually go for the specials and each time has been some of the best Italian food I've ever had....More

Thank Howard61revisited
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Been twice now and both were great. Friendly service who are comfortable with the large bevy of daily specials. I've gone with specials both time. The ravioli with tenderloin was absolutely amazing. The short run ragout was very good as well. Cozy atmosphere inside, though...More

Thank Keglon
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal at this little independent in a strip center next to a bowling alley and Chinese takeout. The interior is very nice. We were seated in the tiny bar area. The waitstaff was genial and knowledgeable. Mozzarella and tomato were very good....More

Thank Texzilla H
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Michael B
11 February 2016|
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Response from Lew M | Reviewed this property |
The RAC is less than 2 miles from Al Dente. Al Dente is on the corner of Stelton and Ethel Roads,. Go down Ethel and the RAC is directly in front of you.
Cathie J
27 June 2015|
Response from SMS1628 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they have a bar in the back of the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1665 Stelton Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854-5966
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Piscataway
  • Phone Number: +1 732-985-8220
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