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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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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
279 S New York Rd, Route 9, Galloway, NJ 08205-9649
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed today

Wanted to try a new place and stopped in at Romanelli's. The service from Ron was excellent and very attentive to all of our requests. The food (turkey dinner, pizza, burgers) was really good as it was fresh, hot, and well prepared. The menu works...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was only here once- food arrived cold, pasta was over cooked.sauce was probably Prego, not worth the price.

Thank dfennell1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After driving by it for years going to Smithville, my wife and I finally tried Romanelli's and we loved it. The food and staff were great! The layout is beautiful! We will be going back next time we visit the area!

Thank NYnick1
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for the review! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you next time you are in the area! Thank you, The Garden Cafe Team and Drew Huggard

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were heading to Historic Smithville, a collection of shops and crafts stores, when we passed Romanelli's Cafe. What a pleasant surprise. Upon entering you are not certain if this is a fancy pants restaurant or the fanciest diner you ever saw....More

Thank Tom B
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tom, Thank you very much for your amazing review of our restaurant. We are truly glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Romanelli's Garden Cafe Drew Huggard

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually really enjoy this restaurant. This time the portions were small and what was even worse was the poor service. Our waitress was young and had a large party in the other room. Example of how the evening went... we got there and eventually...More

Thank Barbara L
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Barbara for the review. I first would like to apologize about your portions being smaller, we have been known for having very large portions. I also would like to apologize about your server that got distracted with a large party, we are all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going there for 2yrs now myself with my boyfriend and I find the decor great STAFF FANTASTIC but food is beyond believe. The same great made food ,soups,salads, all made fresh each day. AND prices and specials always great . He's been going...More

Thank Steven H
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Steven for the awesome review! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you, Drew Huggard

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in for dinner. My husband loved the lasagna and I enjoyed the scallops. My only complaint is the mashed potatoes were way too salty. Our waiter was pleasant and attentive. Although I thought the prices were a little high.More

Thank rara9999
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, we appreciate the kind words about the lasagna and scallops. We spoke to our chef about the mashed potatoes and lightened up on the salt in the mashed potatoes. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very nice meal at Romanelli's in late spring thanks to the stand-out meatballs. I would give these tennis ball-sized goodies a 5, but the rest of the meal was not as memorable. The spaghetti with red sauce was fine, but lacked anything...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant near the Seaview Hotel. Pleasant servers, good service and delicious food. Will definitely return.

Thank Nancy K
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you very much for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 June 2017

this was Our first visit to Romanelli's we live in Galloway and wanted to give it try.We were not disappointed and can't wait to go back.Our server Mario was great and so was the food.if Your in the area or live in Galloway give this...More

Thank lindaland9
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. It's always nice meeting our neighbors!! Thank you, Drew

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kimmer1966
10 May 2017|
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Response from DrewHuggard | Property representative |
We will hand you another gift card of the remaining balance from your purchase.
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greyer65
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
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
Description
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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