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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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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the beginning of our dinner to the end it was perfect!! We were greeted by a very friendly hostess which I feel always starts the tone of the night. Once our server Bobby came over I knew we were in good hands. Talk about...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jibbsyjo
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was beyond incredible. We were looking for a dinner spot in Asbury Park ahead of a concert and this was so much more than we expected. This rivals any great Italian restaurant in NYC. Everything we are was beyond amazing and the ambience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank whitneym976
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is great, as is service. Nice selection of appetizers and daily specials. Very good bread, chopped olives, and olive oil brought to table. Food consistently good. Meatball appy very good, as is wedge salad with chunks of pancetta. Sinatra dish a hit, as well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank loulombo
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner with friends here the other night. Here’s the breakdown: Getting there- it’s super easy since there is no need to go deep into Asbury. It’s right off Main Street. Turn down Cookman Ave an pull in behind the building for valet...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gcartnick
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

For our Anniversary my husband n I Celebrated the night with six of our friends at Brando’s. We were greeted by their manager Sue who was friendly,gracious n professional. Our server Don was attentive n experienced. Now for the food.....every meal far exceeded our expectations....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flo R
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We had the best time having appetizers, drinks and desserts at the bar! It was our very first time in Asbury Park and we came here on a recommendation. We were very pleased! We knew this place was special when the bread came with a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MaryEllen55
Reviewed 13 November 2018

My wife and I stopped in Sunday evening on a whim and were overwhelmed with what we found. This restaurant that we never heard of was amazing! The service was excellent, the specials all sounded so good that I didn't even finish reading the menu....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bent654321
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Service was exceptional. Food was outstanding. Huge portions and platters. Entrees were different (unusual ) but very tasty, Almost impossible to finish a meal. Parking is very difficult later in the day. Try an EARLY dinner.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nina695
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Just left after an awesome meal! Just became one of my top three places and right now I can’t remember the other two....

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joanbL4489ES
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We want to give a shout out to our fabulous waitress Theresa! She accommodated our special requests and was knowledgeable and personable. Appetizers of filet mignon- stuffed pasta and carpaccio with arugula and truffle oil were delicious. Entrees too as well as their homemade pistachio...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
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15 September 2018|
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Response from Sfrenchhabermann | Reviewed this property |
Expensive. I recently had a pork chop special. Very, very delicious, but it was a large chop with no sides, not even past, for $44! That was very offputting, especially after tourist season.
19 August 2018|
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Response from 46582Yankee07 | Reviewed this property |
Website for restaurant has wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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