We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


103 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
+1 732-545-6100
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
103 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (101)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Simple, easy, basic Italian food. Nothing great, but a good place to go and eat, Large bar area as well with live entertainment

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was a nice experience. If I have to underline something in this restaurant, then I want to say that you can be here and avoid desserts. It is really special.

Thank Mastilovic A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great Italian food, very good wine list. Professional, friendly service. Again parking across the street.

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Classic Italian. The decor is a little stuffy but the pasta dishes were fantastic. The bar makes a superb Hendricks (gin) Martini, the spacing between courses was relaxed, and it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Thank FamilyMan13
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Panico's for at least 25 years and generally counted it as one of our favorites. However, over the past few years it seemed to be sliding downward. It felt "dowdy" and deserted. Despite all kinds of gimmicks and discounts the management...More

1  Thank NormG1
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went with a group while staying at a nearby hotel and had a relaxing and tasty dinner. The preparation of the bacon wrapped scallop appetizer included a balsamic cream sauce with spinach that was out of this world. Everyone at the table enjoyed their dishes...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and good service except for slow with many long waits between table visits. App was good eggplant rollatini. Many wines on list not available. Veal ossobucco was excellent. Good cappuccino for dessert. About 60 per person with 1 bottle wine, 2 apps, 1...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went here for the first time recently, and first impressions were pretty good. Nice place, tasteful atmosphere, good service. Unfortunately the food just didn't cut it for me. As I was visiting from out of state, I was really looking forward to a good NJ...More

Thank MO_Rates_Em
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great food and great service. I love this restaurant. Just dress fancy and you're good to go! Woohoo

Thank Matan O
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I stopped by Panico's for a light lunch. It turned out not as light for me as planned as i really wanted to try what they had on their lunch special. I ordered the crab cake and for the entree, Lobster Frances. Crab cake was...More

Thank StrengthsAsia
Nearby Restaurants
Steakhouse 85
248 reviews
.04 km away
Old Man Rafferty's
398 reviews
.06 km away
Harvest Moon Brewery
196 reviews
.05 km away
Old Bay Restaurant
156 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
State Theatre
207 reviews
.32 km away
Donaldson Park
6 reviews
1.28 km away
George Street Playhouse
80 reviews
.28 km away
35 reviews
.72 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Panico's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Church St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1242
    (Nielson Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-6100
  • E-mail
Across the street from the main Panico's restaurant, but a totally different establishment, specializing in delicious thin-crust pizza.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing