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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%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (29 reviews)
“chicken parm” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 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 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank ChristopherD B
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The food was good and generous food portions were served. We were there later in the evening and not many people were in the restaurant, but everything was nice and we were well taken care of.

Thank Carol and Ray L
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you Carol and Ray for the kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you're hungry for really good food, from a pizza or sandwich to a full dinner with a luscious dessert, Romanelli's is the place to go. Friendly servers, attractive dining room and a full bar round out the appealing features of this cafe restaurant. On...More

Thank AlicjaM25
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you Alicja for the kind words! Anything from our old menu as long as we have we will make it! Thanks for being with us for so long! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 10 September 2018

While visiting family on Labor Day in Galloway Township N.J. we decided to order a sandwich tray from Romanelli's Restaurant for lunch. Everyone was so pleased with the display, quality and taste, we decided to have dinner there before heading home. I ordered the cream...More

Thank gmk417
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We have passed the kind words on to our server Dan and the rest of the staff! They were very pleased to hear such nice things as the summer comes to an end! We look forward to...More

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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