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La Pastaria

30 Linden Pl, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1910
+1 732-224-8699
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“sunday gravy” (4 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Italian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
30 Linden Pl, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1910
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Visited this restaurant on a Saturday night. Place was very busy and extremely loud. At one point I went to the bathroom just to get a break from the noise, and was greeted by a very dirty bathroom. Large menu selection, BYOB and very reasonable...More

1  Thank MC_TR1
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Hadn't been there in sometime so thought we'd try it once more; wrong choice. Besides being VERY noisy, of the 7 diners on this Sunday 3 or more were advised that menu items they requested were "all out of". This included basics like Chicken Parmigiana....More

2  Thank Vince S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had previously written up La Pastaria as an "old favorite" that my wife and I enjoy - good food, BYOB, and a generally relaxing experience. Unfortunately, the restaurant seems to be losing its charm. This time we were a party of 9, with reservations...More

Thank RickO880
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Seven friends celebrated my birthday last night at LaPastaria, and enjoyed it thoroughly. The nice thing with a group is that you can begin with a variety of starters, and sample all, Then each of us ordered a different dinner. Everything was fresh and hot....More

1  Thank JerseyBeachcomber
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Would NOT recommend this restaurant!! Ordered the special Short Ribs, very fatty. Linguine with clams not tasty & dry. Very noisy, can't even have a conversation!!

Thank pal512001
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying I Love This Place ! Best Stuffed Artichokes on the planet. They have a great staff of waiters except 1 who is the rudest restaurant worker I have ever come across. I literally had to beg him for everything I...More

Thank 2chokes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had dinner with friends here last night. The rosemary bread was amazing! The fried calamari was cooked to perfection. And the grouper provencal was fantastic! I have had this dish here many times before but forgot to write about it. Our server, Frank, was...More

Thank Michele45944
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Have been eating on and off here for 20+ years. Not sure who owns this place now but whomever runs it and hired the woman responsible for take out orders is an idiot!! I ordered the Sunday gravy which is OK and comes with pasta...More

Thank Michael I
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Six of us (all friends) visited last night. My husband and I did not enjoy the restaurant at all. It's the first Italian place I've been to where we had to request bread. The waiter then brought a small basket of what appeared to be...More

Thank 7Kathleen_S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have visited this establishment at least once a month or more since it opened some 20 years ago in its original location. Over the years my experiences with the food and staff have been up and down. I am sad to report that the...More

1  Thank Drtvb
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Joseph C
17 January 2018|
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Response from Gwendol | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, yes, it is byob. I do not drink so never thought whether there was a liquor menu. Just enjoyed the food immensely. Plus the friendliness
7 February 2015|
Response from marimor13 | Reviewed this property |
Pear Salad; malfade, 1/2 order of pasta with sausage and broccoli rabe. cappuccino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Linden Pl, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1910
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-224-8699
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