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Casa Dante - CLOSED

737 Newark Ave, North Hackensack, NY, Jersey City, NJ 07306-2803
+1 201-795-2750
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jul 2014
“Closed - Sadly”
5 Feb 2014
“Great Italian Food with Entertainment”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
737 Newark Ave, North Hackensack, NY, Jersey City, NJ 07306-2803
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 5 July 2014

We have enjoyed many a buonissimo meal at Casa Dante ... It is sad to see a special place close. We celebrated many an event there!

Date of visit: May 2014
2  Thank KarenE46531
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My grandfather lived in Jersey City and would frequent Casa Dante and take the family out for a special dinner here. 10 years later when I moved from Manhattan to downtown Jersey City I knew I had to make it to Casa Dante. I wasn't...More

Date of visit: January 2014
1  Thank hugonyc
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We reserve in this place for New Year eve for my entire family, 16 of us. When we got there we realize we were not seating together instead on separate tables, yes, across to each other but we were all separate. We asked why couldn't...More

Date of visit: December 2013
1  Thank funtaina25
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My wife and I try to go to Casa Dante every time we're back in the New York area. Great Italian food (especially the filet of sole) and ambience. Looks like a dump on the outside, but it's wonderful inside - waiters dressed in tuxes....More

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank 31Ripvan
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Casa Dante is a classic Italian restaurant tucked away on a bustling Jersey City thoroughfare. It is an attractive restaurant that is indicative of classic, more upscale Italian restaurants that are getting harder and harder to find. The food is very well prepared and served...More

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank WCiardiello
Reviewed 4 October 2013

All the other favorable reviews are quite descriptive. What I most enjoyed: Old time waiters that didn't say "you guys" dozens of times; old time waiters that wore coat and ties and conversed with each other in Italian; waiters that that gave you plenty of...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank robert d
Reviewed 10 August 2013

If you visit Jersey City you must have a meal at this place. It has that old time gangster feel and the people who come here really dress for the occasion. This is not only a venue for an exceptional meal but also people watching...More

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank Jayme K
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Decided to give this restaurant a try and i am so glad. It is a little off the beaten path,but worth the drive. It reminds me of old school Italian. The service and food was excellent. The lobster ravioli was amazing and very reasonably price.

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank 4thefamily
Reviewed 27 June 2013

From the outside you would never guess this was such a nice restaurant. We tried their meatballs since they were profiled in Inside jersey magazine & they were truly delicious! Everything that we had was great - fish, pasta, salad & bread. Nice wine selection...More

Date of visit: June 2013
1  Thank PVBfoodie
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Been enjoying for over 40 years. Great Italian food..consistent in it's quality and service . Even with new owners, they manage delicious food and a friendly bar.

Date of visit: December 2012
2  Thank Patricia A C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Newark Ave, North Hackensack, NY, Jersey City, NJ 07306-2803
    (Kennedy Boulevard)
  • Public Transportation: 3 short blocks from the PATH Station at Journal Square. Convenient to local bus lines as well as all major highways. Beat the rush into Manhattan and stop at Casa Dante!
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-795-2750
  • E-mail
Known for fine food, excellent service, great ambiance and a history of exceptional quality since 1971. Weekend live entertainment rounds out a diners experience at this Jersey City Landmark restaurant. Jazz Fridays with Happy Hour and Saturday night live standards & pop entertainment. A favorite of foodies, celebrities, sports figures, politicians and many loyal customers in the N.Y., N.J. metro area. Large banquet room and lounge area available for parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners, on-premise valet parking. Casa Dante, awarded 3 1/2 ( of 4) Stars by the NJ Star Ledger, 2013 Wine Spectator Award, Open Table Diners Choice Award 2013 Best Italian, Best Food, Best Overall. Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence for 2013 Best Italian Restaurant by AOL & Top 10 Best Italian in NYC, yes, NYC, by Citysearch Live Entertainment Weekends. Valet Parking on Premises, full Bar and Wine service. Parties of 10 to 140 Executive Chef Gregg Freda.
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