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Torino 2 Restaurants

12 New St, Metuchen, NJ 08840-1814
+1 732-549-2500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“warm bread” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 New St, Metuchen, NJ 08840-1814
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't on Main Street so sometimes it gets lost in the shuffle, but this place has been around and it is real good Italian. It probably is the best Italian food in Metuchen, which shows as many places have opened and closed while Torino...More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I was in the area with my son for a prom tuxedo rental. A mouthwatering aroma filled the air and we had a hard time concentrating on the task at hand :). The mature gentleman who assisted us stated it was probably from the restaurant...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Not one empty table...still the service and food were top notch....try the eggplant parmigiana you won't be disappointed and when you order your espresso you can expect a complementary sambuca (not sure of spelling)...nice touch.

Thank Neats35
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times. It's great small gem in Metuchen. Wonderful food. Service is also great. This place is byob. Portions are good.

Thank Papppuu
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Quiet dinner with my husband. Had never been here before and decided to try it? Casual upscale Italian restaurant that was totally mirth early penny. Started with the calamari. My husband commented it was the best he had ever eaten. Dinner for me was the...More

Thank bkrnc
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Upon arriving, the hostess was very pleasant. Honored our reservation promptly. The atmosphere is nice and cozy. Glad we were not near the entrance because it was a very cold night and it seems that the tables near the entrance were cold. Our server was...More

Thank 1122Cheryl
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Always a great time and delicious food. Never fails to delight! Beet salad was the favorite for all.

Thank geri v
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Two couples for dinner Saturday night. Service was excellent - no rushing but always there to help. Very willing to accommodate adjustments to the menu - my friend substituted veal for chicken parmigiana. Restaurant is not overly noisy and parking is ok. Food was well...More

Thank David_Laurie6
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Reservations a must!!!!!!Such a nice atmosphere, you feel special,great for a date night or with friends and family for a special occasion . Very good service. BYOB so keeps prices down. Food was excellent. We ate Several appetizers; Fried calamari, scallops, portobello mushrooms with mozzarella...More

Thank obamagal
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Small restaurant but just enough diversity to entertain everyone's palette. The website is NOT accurate as they do not have the one dish I was savoring and waiting for all day. Beef Carpaccio. Alas. I chose the broccoli rabe with sausage as an appetizer and...More

Thank Marialice N
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Questions & Answers
Arielle B
13 March 2017|
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Response from mhs2010 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen dogs outside the coffee shop so it's possible. Dogs are very welcome outside restaurants in Vermont! So I'd call the restaurant to find out!
16 December 2015|
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Response from Marialice N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it most certainly is, No worries, there is a liquor store 30 feet away with a wonderful selection.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 New St, Metuchen, NJ 08840-1814
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Metuchen
  • Phone Number: +1 732-549-2500
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Torino Restaurants offers superb authentic Northern Italian cuisine that reflects the family’s origins in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The cuisine is a combination of traditional classics and state-of-the-art fare. All of the dishes are prepared with an emphasis on using on the freshest, prime ingredients, keeping the integrity of traditional dishes while incorporating a new style, with the focus on taste.
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