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Romanelli's Garden Cafe

279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
+1 609-652-0179
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (30 reviews)
“chicken parm” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped by after check in at Fairway Villas. We were there for early bird . An extensive menu for only 10.95 . Nicely decorated for the holiday season. Opened for breakfast, lunch and .Dinner. It was recommended by friends . Happy we tried it .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hhh1232014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The décor in this restaurant is wonderful. The food was excellent. The service was very poor the day we were there. I really want to write a fabulous review, but since our service was so horrible I just can't bring myself to do it. Go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OldBridgeTraveler
Reviewed 25 November 2018

As we have for several years, we made Thanksgiving reservations here. Initially we were pleased, but in the past several years, the experience has degraded. The good: The food is always good. Whether you get the traditional turkey dinner or order from the limited menu,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Letitia G
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Letitia, I am very sorry you had an unfortunate experience with us this past Thanksgiving, I am glad you enjoyed the food and I wish there was more for me to say about the rest of your experience. I would like to make this right...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

My wife and I visited on October 14 around 2:30 PM. There were numerous empty tables but they made us wait 20 minutes to be seated. Three people walked out due to the slow seating process.. We both ordered omelets immediately but they did not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phil P
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the name fool you. They do more than just Italian food. We were there during Octoberfest and they had a special menu. Food was good, service friendly and prices reasonable. It’s also a nice room. We liked it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank M-moate
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good food, great service, not to pricey, you get what you pay for , all around nice meal. Will go again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Artric63
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have been there before, and always enjoyed it as it is a good for an informal night out with friends or family. For a choice of soup, I ordered the crab bisque. Very disappointed as the "crab" was the processed fish available in grocery...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stuart38KLF
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I ordered Chicken Marsala and it was not what I expected. It had a watery sauce and had some odd textured, what might have been bacon in it. I did not enjoy it at all. A little pricey. The balsamic dressing was good and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FrogKGS
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Good afternoon, I apologize about the Marsala being not as thick as normal, we will look into that, as for the meat you saw in your Marsala we add Prosciutto di Parma in our Marsala for flavor, we are more than happy to remove it...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I used to work right near this cafe. Tried it a few times for different business lunches and dinner with my wife once or twice. Never impressed. Had lunch there today. Food was very good. Everyone's meals were excellent. Plates nicely presented and service good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mikekU902TX
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Wife and I had a great 4 Star visit over Labor Day. She and we’re a little disappointed this visit. Tonight place seemed to stretch the staff. The veal piccata was drowned in lemon and capers. My wife had the risotto in place of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank chris2pherdb
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10 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DrewHuggard | Property representative |
We will hand you another gift card of the remaining balance from your purchase.
26 July 2016|
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Response from DrewHuggard | Property representative |
Yes we have a full Children's Menu. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: +1 609-652-0179
  • E-mail
Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Full service bar Great Happy Hour drink and Food Specials 4-7 PM Daily at the bar Serving Breakfast & Dinner Early Bird Menu Prime Rib Specials on Weekends Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Reservation Accepted No Longer Doing Live Music on Saturdays
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