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La Pastaria

327 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-3626
+1 908-522-9088
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“house salad” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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327 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-3626
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This BYOB features homemade pasta and Italian dishes that are all pretty good. My group and I enjoyed the pork gravy special, eggplant Parmesan, and a chicken cordon bleu style dish that all of us were very satisfied with. I also enjoyed the Italian wedding...More

Thank coachmikec
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Interesting menu and variety of pastas (and other stuff too). Unpretentious and a bit load, but friendly and always good food

Thank Vince41
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This ethnic restaurant has indoor and outdoor tables. Service was a bit on the slow side, but the food was very good when it arrived. It seems to be popular with locals. The walls are painted with great scenes from famous Italian locations, fo it's...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great menu large selection of specials great service big selection of desserts byob side walk seating

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

unorganized rude overbooked waited over 40 minutes even though we had a reservation the only good thing was that my wife had a chair she could sit in with 2 kids..... but they rudely took that away. if I could give a negative number I...More

Thank dmcesq
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We went to the restaurant with a family group for a return visit to this restaurant. As the restaurant filled it got noisier and noisier and it was very difficult to have a conversation, even at the round table. We had issues with our ordering....More

1  Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is my first time at this restaurant. The service was quick and I felt rushed. There was no one waiting to be seated and they had plenty of tables open. The food was o.k. The prices were reasonable. There was nothing here, that would...More

Thank ontheroad1072
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is a little noisy, but it has a very varied menu and all of the food we tried was very good. The seafood is fresh and the pasta tastes homemade.

Thank snorkelersNewJersey
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My first experience, in spite of having lived in the area many many years. The food is okay, the portions large, but not really worth the prices. My grand daughter's spaghetti and meat balls was better than Boyardee's but not by much. My lasagna was...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Renovated recently and looks good. Menu offers something for everyone. BYO. Helpful servers. They don't take reservations but accommodated 3 of us who were on our lunch hour. The kale and sweet potato salad was very good and very large. Could have been shared. Beet...More

Thank snoopysister
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Questions & Answers
5 May 2016|
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Response from RoyS781 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if there's a specific dress code. Don't recall anybody and T-shirts though otherwise casualwear is just fine
Lenora L
25 March 2016|
Response from Lou R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant has both chicken and veal. Its a popular restaurant so make reservations.
Donna G
21 November 2015|
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Response from Marg B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is bring your own.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901-3626
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 908-522-9088
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