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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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“meatballs” (54 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy little place with Delicious Italian food. Very personable and knowledgeable staff. A little pricey but well worth it ! Fine Italian dining. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank Renaldo F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The is a first class Italian restaurant. We went on a busy Saturday night with a late reservation. We were seated at our expected time . The staff is wonderful and professional. The food is top notch large portions and delicious. Our group had shrimp...More

1  Thank DonP1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous choice of seafood and steaks. Always cooked to perfection. In addition, selection of wine and cocktails superb.

1  Thank montep91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school Italian atmosphere, excellent food. The fresh made pasta is like no other in the area. Great service, cozy feel but bustling. Stop reading anymore reviews and call for a reservation right now, you won’t be sorry. It will be your special Italian restaurant...More

Thank Shogun1313
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Celebrated my wife's and my birthday here. finding parking was a little tough. Place is very nice with great ambience and decor. Food was good but not great. Since we also frequent another restaurant they own - Osteria in Marlboro we have high expectations and...More

2  Thank Benzman79
Reviewed 6 November 2017

There was four of us in our party and we all thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Brando's. Great that there was valet parking; atmosphere, although a little noisy, but still enjoyable. The best part was that everything we ordered we enjoyed from the appetizers to...More

1  Thank honestEAF
Reviewed 29 October 2017

we chose brando's in asbury park because we were going to a concert at the asbury park convention center knowing there is some great italian food to be had in NJ. i had the meatball appetizer which was so huge that i took my shrimp...More

2  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Went back to brandos again this past weekend with friends for dinner and everyone raved about everything, from apps to desserts and service. Our waitress was great from start to finish and helped make our night even more fun! Will definitely be back soon!

2  Thank rgardiner225
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Dylan was an impeccable server and was so knowledgeable about the menu and specials. We ended up getting the pork chop that was delicious, the beef carpaccio and the polenta with mushrooms (which was RIDICULOUS!) We haven't been here in forever because my husband refused...More

1  Thank livineasystill
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

had been here twice while visiting my in laws. Each time was perfect. We decided to order the Seafood fra Diablo because it was exquisite last year. The appetizer of fried calamari was exceptional: light and flavorful. My father in law with a steel stomach...More

Thank Kennette B
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
This is steven the Chef/Owner and the dish had flour on the chicken to make it crispy.Butter, balsamic, chicken stock. We cook everything to order so the dish can be customized to your needs. Just tell the server and let... More
25 May 2017|
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Response from giantsfan11 | Reviewed this property |
Can enjoy pasta dishes for $20 and other entrees in the hi $20's and low $30's. But be advised, they offer "Peter Luger" aged steaks and the specials, for example a Kansas City steak on the bone, was $70.
16 February 2017|
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Response from Gale F | Reviewed this property |
No. Good select of wines & spirits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 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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