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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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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 2 days ago

They need to either hire more staff or not take reservations. From a reservation time of 9:15 we weren't seated until 10:15! There were empty tables and obviously they were too busy to service them. Once seated our waitress was very attentive when present but...More

Thank Seniors57558
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently visited Romanellis for lunch and ordered a Chicken Tai Chili Salad. It was delicious!! My new favorite salad! But make sure you have a full glass of water because it’s spicy!! Loved it!!

Thank Mglick323
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Breakfast, lunch,dinner were all amazing ! The prices are fantastic. The service was perfect!! We eat there everytime we visit the Marriott Faiway Villas that is nearby. We are never disappointed when eating here!

Thank 5,882,300
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were passing through Galloway at lunchtime and the exterior caught our attention. It's a lovely building, especially for a local Italian restaurant. The interior was nice as well. We had salads and a specialty pizza. The pizza had a nice thin crust and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast there it was only ok home fries burnt tea cold service ok but overall I thought it went down compared to my other visitsMore

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

Thank you for the review, as the new owner, I am extremely concerned about how you felt we have gone down hill. If you have a minute and cared to share a little of your experience with me I would greatly appreciate it. It is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow best pancakes I had in a long time. Also, the staff were super friendly. Was in the area for a soccer tournament and glad I gave it a chance.

Thank JackMason55
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jack, Thank you for the awesome review, we are happy we could meet your expectations and glad you chose us. Hope to see you again! Thank you, Drew

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The food was not at all what we expected after reading so many good reviews. This is not good Itakian food. Steamed clam broth bland, Marinara overly sweet, and absolutely no crab in the crab ravioli or the sauce it came in, have had better...More

Thank Carolyn D
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Good afternoon Carolyn, I first would like to say I am truly sorry about your most recet experience with us. As you have stated that is unlike us to have a disappointing meal such as yours. I would really like to hear more so I...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were please with every aspect of our lunch time meal. Our server was efficient, prompt, and knowledgeable when asked questions regarding meal choices. I choose the Chicken cheesesteak and the others had Chicken alfredo and bow ties. My sandwich was not burnt or overdone....More

Thank tom K
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you very much Tom for your kind review. We really appreciate the feedback! I will absolutely pass along the review to our staff both kitchen staff and serving staff! Thank you again, Drew

Reviewed 27 March 2018

My wife and I stopped at Romanelli's Garden Cafe for Breakfast on Monday 3/26/2018. We were greeted at the front door with a smile. Our waiter was excellent and very friendly. Food and service very good. We have driven by this restaurant many times and...More

Thank Tom M
DrewHuggard, Owner at Romanelli's Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you Tom for the great review, we are glad to see that you decided to stop in and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Drew

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Delicious Iralian wedding soup, chicken Florentine way too garlicky! Excessive garlic! Service just ok.

Thank mep1128
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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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