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Rigoletto Trattoria

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418 Route 35 N., Middletown, NJ 07701
+1 732-842-2277
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Middletown, New Jersey
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great local Italian Shrimp app in grand marnier is excellent Shrimp app wrapped in pancetta is excellent Crab cake app is good but missable Beef bourguignon special over homemade pasta is good Pasta with mushroom, peas and chicken excellent Veal saltimboca special excellent Shrimp with crabmeat excellent Fried zucchini side excellent

Thank NY2016
Hazlet, New Jersey
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife & I having been going to Rigoletto's for the past (2) years. Food is excellent as are the servers. We took (2) couples for dinner, their first time at Rigoletto's. They loved it. Our server was Phil who is awesome. Never rushes you through dinner. We had 6:30 reservations, were seated immediately & left at 9:10. Phil, our... More 

Thank cbenedict51
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I attended a family birthday party at this restaurant on Saturday, September 17, 2016, and had a less than favorable experience. Due to my allergy to gluten, I spoke to the host of the party to confirm whether or not the restaurant offers gluten-free options and when she called the restaurant to check, was told that it was something they... More 

1 Thank Christine L
Middletown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Second time there. First time was a private function. The food impressed us so much, we had to go back. Glad we did!

Thank Mike S
Middletown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Been here twice before based on proximity. Figured we would try it for a holiday meal and made a 7pm reservation. When we were finally seated at 7:20, waiter retorted, "It's mothers day everyone is hungry" when asked if we could have some menus. Who says that!?!?!? How about "Sure, I'll be right back with them." Anyway, it lead to... More 

1 Thank Corey S
Level Contributor
116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going for years to Rigolettos and have enjoyed the experience always. The chicken scarlino is out of this world. The pork cippolina is my daughters favorite. My only criticism would be that they could use a few more waiters. The food is fantastic. Also BYOB is something that is also great. I would recommend going.

Thank Eforce1962
New Jersey
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We were 3 couples all there for the 1st time on a recommendation. BYOB. The waitress was very nice and knew her stuff. We began with the Fried Calamari family style. It was tender and done just right. We ordered entrees such as Lobster Ravioli, Salmon Nicoletta, Chicken Romano, Monk Fish (out of Sea Bass) & Osso Bucco. Everything was... More 

Thank Mike_Drummer
Secaucus, New Jersey
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Could not eat the fish I ordered. I usually add a small amount of salt but this was excessive. I will try this restaurant one more time as it is convenient for me.

1 Thank Valjoy42
Holmdel, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

The atmosphere & staff are good but the food is excellent. The calamari is a must start appetizer. You're better off going here with a small group so you can try as many entrees as possible.

1 Thank 771payitfwd
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent pasta dishes and a new wine selection (in addition to BYOB) Great service and unique atmosphere This is why we love NJ - you can get more Italian than Jersey this side of the Atlantic !

1 Thank CountryVet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Route 35 N., Middletown, NJ 07701
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-842-2277

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