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7 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924-2428 (Mount Airy Road)
+1 908-502-5054
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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192 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have enjoyed more than 50 lunches at Sette since my last year's review. Although the Menu changes seasonally, Alessandro, (2nd in command) can usually get you your favorites. I recommend Market Fresh wild caught Fish with Sette "signature sauces." The veggies are prepared individually and are local produce whenever possible. The antipasti is high quality and the seasonal salads... More 

1 Thank Mr H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This hidden spot is a great dinner spot. It is small, but comfortable Service is supreme and the food delicious. Great for a romantic dinner for ytwo or a get together for friends.

1 Thank Walter C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have never been disappointed at this 8 table local gem of a restaurant. From the personal service to the consistency of the deliciously prepared authentic selections, we always want to return. The owner, Allen Russo, takes pride in his meticulously run restaurant and it shows in every aspect of the dining experience. Reservations a must. BYOB.

1 Thank Alicia B
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Sette is a lovely intimate restaurant serving wonderful food. Perfect for a date out or quiet business meeting dinner. The service is attentive, but not disturbing. We will definitely be back again!

1 Thank Jane B
New Jersey
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185 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The ambiance at Sette is warm and intimate, yet unfortunately my dinner was awful. The seared hen was terrible. It was essentially 2 inch long hen bones covered with skin but with very little meat. The flavors were nice but a boneless chicken breast would have been much better - at least there would have been something to eat! My... More 

2 Thank Carolynvonm
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The service at Sette is exceptionally good. The food is delicious and is prepared with creativity. Not run of the mill Italian! Its good, fresh food with innovative preparation. The atmosphere can be described as quaint and very Italian bistro or trattoria style. Besides the excellent food, the wait staff are attentive and Mr Russo is very friendly and makes... More 

1 Thank Fratelco
Bedminster, New Jersey
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a number of times and we have never been disappointed. Tonight was no exception. The quality of the food, cooking and service is consistently superior to other Italian restaurants in the area. The dining area is small; basically two interconnected rooms each with about 20 settings. The menu comprises regional Italian dishes across all four courses.... More 

1 Thank Bedminster31
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

For several years, every week I meet for lunch at Sette with several friends and I meet at Sette for lunch, and the food, atmosphere and service are always excellent.

4 Thank Art B
hunterdon county new jersey
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

seamless service and the ingredients speak volumes. The sea bass was the best ever and my husband said that if he ever had better short ribs he doesn't remember where or when that could have been. Five stars across the board. We already made plans to come back and share the experience with friends. Don't hesitate to plan a dinner....

2 Thank colliemagic
Edisto Island, South Carolina
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Given that Meryl Streep spent some of her formative years in Bernardsville, we were hoping to catch sight of her walking along Mt. Airy Road or even perhaps sitting next to us at a table in Sette, a nice Italian restaurant right in the middle of town. But no such luck. The restaurant, though, is very good although not without... More 

5 Thank Jim D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924-2428
    (Mount Airy Road)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit, Bernardsville Line
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bernardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 908-502-5054
Executive Chef Allan Philip Russo's highly acclaimed restaurant Sette resides in prestigious countryside Bernardsville, New Jersey. Nationally recognized as "One of the Top 100 Best Restaurants in the United States" by OpenTable, a status rating of "Excellent" by Zagat and an honorary recipient of "Best Chefs in America", Russo welcomes guests to his "Elegant Tuscan" dining room while delivering European hospitality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?