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Il Villaggio

651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072-1741
+1 201-935-7733
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072-1741
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful, semi surprise party for my sister’s 60th birthday. I say semi surprise because she knew my brother and girlfriend, my other sister, my husband and I. The surprise was our only living aunt and her daughters, cousins from Florida and dear...More

Thank Diane M
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We loved getting to host the surprise party, Diane, and we hope your sister was shocked to see everyone! I'm thrilled you enjoyed working with us, and it's excellent to hear the atmosphere was just what you were hoping for. We can't wait to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant dining room with very high ceiling, attractive bar, eclectic seating patterns and fabulous food make this an exceptional dining experience. Very pricey but in this case you do get what you pay for. Hard to single out any one dish here but everyone in...More

Thank paul3776
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're thrilled the word elegance comes to mind when you think of our atmosphere, and it's wonderful to know you had a great experience. I'm delighted everyone in your party loved their meals, and I hope you all will visit us again soon! Warm wishes,...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

The service and renovated space is outstanding. The menu is what you would expect in a high end Italian Restaurant. Everything I have gotten here is prepared beautifully. Old school waiters who are professional and make you feel special

Thank tms012016
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

I'm delighted you've enjoyed everything you've tried so far, and it's wonderful to hear you loved the service as well. We always want you to have a great experience and hope you'll dine with us again soon. Warm wishes, Ralph, Owner

Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a wonderful surprise. The restaurant itself was beautiful. Elegant, but still comfortable. The service was excellent, with experienced servers. We had our kids with us (6,8, and 10- all three are seasoned diners) and they were treated like royalty. The food was delicious. Everything...More

Thank Bellybirdsmom
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for all of your kind words. We think that everyone should be treated like royalty while they're dining with us, and I'm delighted you loved your experience. It's wonderful all of your dishes met your expectations, and we hope you and your family...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Step through the doors to impressive dining. Welcomed by a maitre d'. Everything feels first class. Varied menu, something for everyone.Good service and outstanding food 🥘 I was impressed.Quite atmosphere,has a bar.More

2  Thank Montel38
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

It's wonderful you felt welcome and sophisticated as soon as you walked in. We work hard to make sure that everyone finds something that is perfect for them on the menu, and I'm happy you thought we did a good job of accommodating everyone. I'm...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Delicious food, and attentive staff. I attended a retirement party there and the variety of food was vast and scrumptious. Beautiful ambiance!

Thank Patti I
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

I'm so happy you had a wonderful time at the retirement party, Patti. It's excellent the food and atmosphere was everything you were hoping for. Looking forward to the next time you make it our way! Sincerely, Ralph, Owner

Reviewed 26 September 2017

I attended a business dinner here with eight other people. We started off at the bar and there was a great selection to choose from. The bar is constructed very with high quality materials. At dinner, we started off with appetizers and they were all...More

Thank Laurie and Dave S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great food! Wonderful service! An excellent place to have any affair! Strongly recommend for weddings!

Thank swjustis
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

I'm glad you loved your whole experience. It's excellent to hear that our atmosphere was just what you were looking for. I hope you'll visit us again soon! Warm wishes, Ralph, Owner

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Took my husband there last night for his birthday after reading great reviews. Had a couple of drinks at the bar before dinner. The service was excellent at the bar and dinning area. The beet salad was great but our main dishes were a complete...More

Thank Mapibra
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your veal saltimbocca and lamb chops. I can assure you that everything is made fresh, and it's disappointing we didn't give you that impression. We would have been happy to make any adjustments to your dinner in order to ensure...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I was here recently with friends for dinner. It is a pretty place, but the food is definitely overrated. The tuna was not smooth, nor flavorable. The cams were runny and did not go down smoothly. The ricotta cheesecake was ok at best. Service is...More

Thank newcityman
Ralph M, Owner at Il Villaggio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

I think I just reached out on a different platform but I wanted to address your feedback here, too. While I'm glad you found our service to be impeccable, and that you were pleased with our setting, I'm sorry to hear if any of our...More

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24 July 2017|
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Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
Full bar with great wine list
Donna M
2 October 2015|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry but everyone was either local or staying with relatives. I would call Il Villagio and ask them for suggestions. I'm sure they would be happy to help.Good luck!
Marilyn D
22 December 2014|
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Response from attoni | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Black jeans nice top/shirt. You can wear blue jeans, but I like to dress a little better just because of the atmosphere!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 State Rt 17, 07072, Carlstadt, NJ 07072-1741
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Carlstadt
  • Phone Number: +1 201-935-7733
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Welcome to Il Villaggio! For over 34 years, we have been perfecting our authentic Italian cuisine and providing extraordinary service to become one of the greatest Italian restaurants Bergen County has to offer. Using only the freshest ingredients, Il Villaggio delivers an authentically Italian culinary experience. We specialize in classic Northern Italian dishes, as well as a wide variety of fresh daily seafood specials. Some of our most celebrated dishes include our double-cut Veal Chop al' Aldo, Chicken Scarporiello, and Chilean Sea Bass Meuniere. Our dessert menu features homemade selections of Ricotta Cheesecake, Tiramisu, Zabaglione, and Crème Brulee. In addition to our regular menu, our experienced head chef will gladly accommodate requests for dishes of your own creation. Il Villaggio also hosts exquisite weddings, banquets, and special events. With attention to detail and the promise of old world sophistication, we bring unique beauty and elegance to every event. Our unsurpassed service, along with the quality and presentation of our food, keeps up ranked among the leading caterers in Northern New Jersey. We treat each event with the special attention it deserves for a personalized and unforgettable experience. We welcome you to our intimate, yet spacious dining area for an extraordinarily elegant dining experience unlike any other. Dine with Il Villaggio tonight for an unforgettable evening!
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