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Solaris Restaurant

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61 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7019
+1 201-487-1969
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly family type restaurant, was going here for a family dinner and was greeted at the door with ". . you must be Uncle Tony!". Food was good, portions were plentiful and were well attended by the staff. As with most of the family style Italian restaurants in the Northeast the gravy was flavorful and was substantial, unlike the... More 

Thank Tony E
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Early Dinner. Regular Menu. Veal Franchise was tough. Not Usually. Veal Bronzini was good. Service was good.

Thank Anthony J
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

top notch rat pack night. great food, very good service and dinner music made for a very good night for all.

Thank Michael M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this place occasionally for about 10 years - watched the ownership change hands more than once. The food is adequate depending on who the current owner is. Last night I brought my wife and kids. Walked in at 6:55PM. Place was half empty. THEY TURNED US AWAY SAYING THEY WERE FULY BOOKED WITH RESERVATIONS FOR... More 

Thank Robert R
Lauren C, General Manager at Solaris Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Robert, I apologize for the delay in responding to your review. I also apologize for your experience. We have quite the small space, and Saturdays fortunately for us have been very busy which have led to a required reservation. Although the restaurant appears empty at 6:45 it it completely full by 8 pm with reservations that are usually all... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent bar service,spaghetti with a meatball the size of A softball All elderly retired gents at the bar,having a great time,they welcomed me like I was a regular.

1 Thank frankiebrooks
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179 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night for a small party. Service was ok but not very attentive. Waiter brought someone the wrong dish and kept questioning me about mine. My dish was correct! It was strange. Then the entertainment began and it was so loud we couldn't even talk. This lounge type singer was ok, but never took a break. Appetizers... More 

Thank profjan06nj
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Haven't eaten at Solari's in a while, but I still recall the fantastic meal I had there. Very nice decor and ambience which is a welcome change from the typical and unremarkable restaurants in the area. Good reputation for consistent Italian fare.

Thank NYCfoodie466
Lake Shore, Minnesota
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489 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Found this place online. Went there with my copilot. Arrived early at 5pm, immediate seating. Ordered a bottle of Amarone, wonderful. Had the Cajun Calamari, which was sweeter than spicy, but quite good. I ordered the rack of lamb which was awesome. My copilot ordered the Chilean Sea bass which was the best Sea bass I have ever had. Topped... More 

Thank Mark A
Leonia, New Jersey
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114 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

It is so refreshing that in this busy world, Solari's still exists to serve their clientele in a unused manner. A lost art in many restaurants these days. The staff is accomodating and attentive. Wines by the glass are good as well. Appetizers and entrees have always been delicious and flavorful.

Thank SuzeeG2B
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The service and appetizer was excellent Wilson was attentive and pleasant.. The only negative was the Dessert, A Cannoli was hard and very sweet. Tasted like a frozen or store bought. But overall I will be back.

Thank Anthony J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7019
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: +1 201-487-1969

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