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Brando's Citi Cucina

162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
+1 732-774-2222
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in a long time. We were wandering around Asbury and decided to go in early and eat at the bar. Our best decision ever. Our servers/bartenders Chris and Katie were phenomenal. Warm, welcoming and efficient. The food was...More

Thank Lizann M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation for 9pm, but called ahead to see if we could move to the reservation to 7:30, which they did for us without hesitation! The service was excellent, food was great, and atmosphere was right. I had the filet mignon and the...More

Thank Sahil B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Wear a sport jacket and get dressed up or a pair of jeans - love this place. Best happy hr in Asbury ! Try the Veal ; Bone In Veal Chop Parmigiana best around. Great Bar tenders !

1  Thank pjaquinto
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Restaurant had its regular menu with a few specials. Service was excellent. Wine list was varied and reasonable. The zucchini appetizer was unusual in that it was long thin slices of zucchini lightly breaded, fried and sprinkled with cheese. Had a tangy dipping sauce -...More

1  Thank giantsfan11
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Brandos,was a very good choice for lunch. Of course they were running the godfather on the TV. Food was good. service impeccable.

1  Thank Bones57
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went to Brando's last night to celebrate our anniversary. We had received a gift card for Christmas and thought this would be a great time to use it. It was fabulous. Starting with a cocktail, they make a great martini. Next, we shared clams...More

Thank Tom_and_Jo_Ann
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I dined here again about a week ago. The professionalism of Brando's staff is most impressive and pairs perfectly with the thoughtful menu and quality of execution in food preparation and presentation. I ordered the Lamb Shank (incredible) and risotto, pairing it with a bottle...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Everything at Brando's is delicious and the portions are very large. The restaurant is always packed and extremely loud but worth the trip. The rigatoni bolognese is exceptional as is the duck and all the monster size steaks. A definitive must visit. Valet parking makes...More

Thank kullerm1
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great dinner on the busy Saturday night in our favorite city, Asbury Park. The service, food, and drinks are truly fabulous. The atmosphere is wonderful. The management maintains a great vibe at a great restaurant.

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I dined here on Fri night to celebrate our Anniversary. Arrived a little early for our 7 o clock reservation, and was first led to a small noisy table near the bar. After a short negotiation we were led to a large...More

1  Thank Richard S
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25 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
prices are moderate, especially for pastas and classic Italian dishes like chicken scarpiello (20 - $28.00). aged steaks are expensive. veal chop Brando is the best ($40.00). enjoy!!!!
16 February 2017|
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Response from Gale F | Reviewed this property |
No. Good select of wines & spirits.
26 January 2017|
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Response from nickb1a | Reviewed this property |
It's not cheap but definitely worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Main St, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7027
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-774-2222
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