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Caffe Navona

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147 US Highway 46, Rockaway, NJ 07866-4018
+1 973-627-1606
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Rockaway, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Food and Service. The place is really nice and you get a lot of food for the price you pay. I highly recommend you go here.

Thank clentz2017
Rockaway, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great. Restaurant was not too busy. The waiter was wonderful but he was almost too attentive. We kind of felt like he was eating dinner with us the way he hovered. Don't get me wrong he was a great guy just a little too attentive. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. It's all amazing

Thank joan c
Rockaway, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

MY wife and I have been going to Cafe Navona a couple times a year for the past 10 years at least. We always call ahead to reserve a table by the fireplace that we call ours. The staff is attentive and welcoming. The meal is always hot and tasty. Whether it is an anniversary or a mid week dinner,... More 

Thank joespht17
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My first time at Caffe Navona was also a first date (I'm still with the guy). Good food, but not if you are into lighter fare. Very tasty and well done, but heavy. Friendly staff, great also to sit at the bar and enjoy a cocktail.

Thank Susan T
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689 reviews
518 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a very enjoyable dinner at Caffe Navona. The strip steak with the onions and garganzola cheese was very good and the steak was prepared as ordered medium rare. Very good heart of palm salad to start.

Thank Dealmaker
Blairstown, New Jersey
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Came back with wife to have dinner with daughter and boyfriend. Staff always receptive and friendly. The owner Marco is one of the best in the business in making everyone feel personally appreciated for being there and creating a great dining experience. Then there is that damn bread and the balsamic mix on the table. I can't stop eating this... More 

Thank LarrySchu
New Jersey
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90 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Recently dined here for a change of pace. It's best rated, and upscale for the area. Our food was good, but just that. Had a high end Pappardelle Bolognese in a red "gravy" meat sauce, with a fried calamari appetizer. Calamari tasted fresh, but the dipping sauce and outside breading needed seasoning. Pasta was less al dente then I like.... More 

Thank Elliott B
Denville, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately ,,,It gives me great pain a saying this about the Navona restaurant, as I have very high regards for the owner, he has worked very hard to build his business, and the food is fantastic, but his personnel are something to be desired. Still ,,,unbeknownst to myself, I still do not have no reason why I was escorted out... More 

Thank shmors
Mid-West, USA
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We arrived a little before 11:30 AM and although not yet officially open, the host graciously seated us, let us order drinks and brought bread. Everyone's meal was excellent, as were the desserts. The service was attentive, but not overbearing. This restaurant is a gem that deserves more patrons at lunch. We were the only guests, until about 12:45 PM.... More 

1 Thank Lord_Kevin
Rockaway, New Jersey
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very nice atmosphere. The food is delicious from appetizers to main courses. Selecting from the menu is difficult since everything looks enticing ....and it is. The bar looks like a hangout place for regulars but it is not big or noisy even when you dine in its vicinity. Occasional music is performed live in a non intrusive way.

1 Thank SATUL2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 US Highway 46, Rockaway, NJ 07866-4018
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Rockaway
  • Phone Number: +1 973-627-1606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?