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Gourmet Cafe Restaurant

136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099
+1 973-316-0088
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Wonderful host/owner My only issue is that it can get a bit noisy But it the end it's worth it!

Thank Barbara S
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Barbara S, Thank you for dining with us, and taking the time to leave us a review. Chef Matthew

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I almost hate to share this local gem! Upscale casual, Italian; BYOB. Our most recent visit for Mother's Day was as expected: Pleasant, Unhurried, and Very satisfying! I've been enjoying GC for many years for both lunch and dinner! It is consistently delicious!

Thank flygirl78
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I was looking for someplace different to try and read about Gourmet Cafe on Trip Advisor. It is in a strip mall and is much better than it might appear from the outside. We had a lovely dinner. I started with the portobello mushroom with...More

Thank AnAnthropologist
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

AnAnthropologist, I am glad you found us and found everything to your liking. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. I look forward to your next visit, thanks again, Chef Matthew

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I am looking for a good quality restaurant in the area as a place I can depend on. I was hoping by all the good review that this might be the place. I thought the food was ok, nothing special. The prices were average, and...More

Thank Tom D
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Tom D, Sorry to hear you were disappointed, but I respect your opinion. Thanks for trying us. Chef Matthew

Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you love fresh food made with style; this is the place for you. Each dish is made with caring and dedication. You can taste it. I have never had anything here that wasn't delicious. Chef Matt makes it his personal mission to visit every...More

1  Thank Andree G
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Andree G, I am so happy to read you like the fresh food, and I appreciate your kind words! Thanks for your patronage, hope to see you soon. Chef Matthew

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Everything was great, that doesnt happen to often to me. We had the lump crab and chick pea salad, the sausage and broccoli rabe appetizer. Dinner the orange soy glazed salmon, chicken saltimbocca. The chef stopped by before and after we ate to see how...More

1  Thank rj321
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

rj321, Glad to hear you were very happy with everything! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts! Chef Matthew

Reviewed 22 April 2017

The location: an innocuous strip mall off route 46 in northern New Jersey. The atmosphere: a nicely decorated store front, casual, warm and friendly. The staff is extremely attentive, more bread without asking, filling the water etc., all without rushing. The prices are moderate for...More

1  Thank nancy s
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

nancy s, I can not wait to share this with my staff! Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to serving you again. Chef Matthew

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A small Italian restaurant in a suburban strip mall. Open the front door and you will find a restaurant filled with regulars and repeat customers. Why... Because you will also find great food at great prices served by great people. Plus it is a BYOB...More

Thank MGCBloomfield_NJ
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

MGCBloomfield_NJ Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit! Chef Matt

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Hard to believe we let 4 years go by without returning to this little gem. Brought friends this time and they enjoyed it also. We had a bit of a bubbly accident, and the staff could not have been nicer or more helpful cleaning up...More

Thank Betsy M
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Betsy I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your return visit. We look forward to seeing you sooner next time :) Thank you for taking the time to share this. We appreciate it, Chef Matthew

Reviewed 31 March 2017

So initially I was a bit put off by the location of the Gourmet Cafe, but after dining there would not let that deter me in the future! We may have tried every appetizer on the menu but my favorites were the mussels and the...More

Thank Joy S
Chef_Matthew_Pierone, Owner at Gourmet Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Joy, Thank you for giving us a try despite the strip mall location. I am glad you enjoyed your appetizers and appreciate the fresh fare. We look forward to servicing you again. Thanks again, Chef Matt

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pjdeech
7 May 2016|
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Response from njbchbum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no liquor at all is served. BYOB Bring Your Own Booze. Bring any liquor you desire!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Baldwin Rd, On the Corner of Rt 46 W, Walgreens/Baldwin Plaza, Parsippany, NJ 07054-2099 (Formerly Gourmet Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Parsippany
  • Phone Number: +1 973-316-0088
Description
We are a small 48 seat BYOB restaurant. Chef/Owner Matthew Pierone has been named to Best chefs America (BCA) list 3 years running. He specializes in fresh, creative Italian cuisine and is known for his Pork chops, fish and bread pudding. Outstanding customer service is a main focus at the Gourmet Cafe.
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