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278 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307-3082
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Best local Italian ”
3 Jul 2017
“Wonderful Italian restaurant!”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
278 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307-3082
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Renatos is our favorite restaurant in The Heights. Besides the consistently great food, the staff always makes you feel welcome especially the maitre d'. Not a tourist place. Just a solid neighborhood restaurant with a nice atmosphere and excellent food!

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

In the area is for sure the best Italian restaurant. Pizzas are very good, the swordfish really tasty and digestible. Squids are cruncy and fresh.

Thank Alberto B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

What a nice find. We had the mushroom bisque and the escarole bean soup. And the Verdure and Ai Carciofi pizzas. Each dish was delicious, and the smiling friendly service helped in enhancing the experience. And the limoncello cake was so yummy.

Thank vanimir
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We came here for their Pizzas. We tried the BBQ chicken and the all meat pizza...both were the best pizzas I have had in a long long time. The service was quite average or maybe the waitress was in a bad mood. Their Spicy waffle...More

Thank b1621
Reviewed 16 May 2017

So many great dishes done to perfection, but my go to is the rigatoni with vodka sauce, and I have them throw some fresh mozz on top too. They make decent drinks and the bill could get high if you start adding apps, but everything...More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We just moved to Jersey City and we super excited to discover Renatos. It's a cozy, welcoming place with authentic, delicious and creative Italian fare. We will definitely be regulars!

Thank Kim1117
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Have never been disappointed in this restaurant. I am so glad my cousins introduced us to this place !!! We come from Brooklyn where there are tons of good Italian restaurants and this one beats them all !! If we lived closer, we would eat...More

Thank JUDY8869
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Italian dishes and house specialties make this establishment worthy of regular visits for your Sunday dinners. The starter choices are always made fresh, and portions are adequate. Their salad dressing is a hit and available for sale. Our table was happy with the chicken française...More

Thank Rina R
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

Renatos is a staple in the jersey city heights neighborhood. I have been going there several times per month for about 12 years. It is uniquely located in the back of pizza master's pizzeria. A quaint little place you can enter on Cambridge Avenue. There...More

Thank Pinqueen300
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Don't be turned off by this place being in Jersey City! My wife's cousins go there a lot and we have become frequent visitors as well. The food is out of this world! Pizza place attached in the front which makes it seem like there...More

3  Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
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Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307-3082
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 201-659-2232
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