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Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine

224 Westwood Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6129
+1 732-222-9614
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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224 Westwood Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6129
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered Tuzzio's restaurant by chance. I had another restaurant in mind, but they were closed on the day we were in town. Traveling from Illinois to the East Coast to visit colleges, we were not familiar with the area, at all. I always use...More

Thank Rockseeker20
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Excellent food and portions are incredible! I had chicken Francaise and my husband had a pasta and sausage dish. Both were excellent, but we struggled to eat half. Would have loved to take it back to my hotel, but we didn't have a fridge. If...More

Thank Donna M
Joseph T, Owner at Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We appreciate your outstanding review. We take great pride in our portion sizes and we are saddened that you were not able to take it back to the hotel. Please come see us again. We also offer early bird which is smaller portions. Tuesday thru...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been going here for over twenty years for great italian food and service. Dont be alarmed by the atmosphere, it's a 1970's throwback with booths, panelling and gold vertical blinds. The food service and folks who work here and run this place are the...More

Thank PartzUnknown
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been going to Tuzzio's for good, home-cooked Italian food all of my life. It is a low-key restaurant that only the locals know about that serves great food at reasonable prices. This restaurant has been in existence since 1965. It was across the street...More

Thank Tara Heagele
Joseph T, Owner at Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Dear Tara, We are proud to be in business for as long as we have, and mainly because of returning customers like you. We take pride in our food. Thank you for the positive review and we hope to see you in 2017.

Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is an old school Italian restaurant that has amazing food and terrific service!! The waiter, who's always there, is friendly and very attentive. He makes wonderful recommendations and is great with the kids. The chicken parm is served in a casserole dish and is...More

1  Thank xraysta
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Tuzzio's has been around for years. I hadn't been there in a while but that's going to change! Their garlic bread is the best! Red sauce is served with it for dipping. And their pizza is so good! We had half peppers and onions and...More

Thank Magg1017
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is your typical solid neighborhood restaurant. A good red sauce Italian restaurant. A warm place where the neighbors, friends and family go for a nice night out to celebrate whatever special occasion is occurring. The food has all the pasta, meat and fish meals...More

Thank jnvpulv
Reviewed 18 September 2016

One if the best in Long Branch. Fantastic food, reasonable prices,excellent service. Just great place. Recommend to make a reservation. Instead of going in touristic restaurants on broad walk, drive 1 mile here.

Thank pokono28
Joseph T, Owner at Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for your positive review. Reservations are always a good idea for the week ends but not necessary. We look forward to your next visit. Joe Tuzzio

Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a traditional Italian place with plenty of delicious red sauce on magnificent pasta dishes. Again, they make the Lasagna like in Rome, and their makes great drinks. Did I mention they have excellent Chianti ? On a Friday or Saturday night, call for...More

Thank paulenewell
Joseph T, Owner at Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for your positive review. We work hard to make our customers enjoy their dining experience at Tuzzio's. Please come back and visit us again. We take reservations all week long. Watch for our weekly specials. Joe Tuzzio

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The whole family loved it! For me - also had gluten free pasta with meat sauce. Family had white clam sauce over linguini and fettuccine Alfredo...Amazing food, desert and value on Thursday!! Our server Chris gave five star service!More

Thank FrannyHoliday
Joseph T, Owner at Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you! We love to hear from happy customers. If you ever receive something you are not pleased with, we welcome you to speak to your server and we will prepare the meal again. I am happy that you enjoyed Chris your server, we do...More

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Questions & Answers
28 February 2017|
Response from Joseph T | Property representative |
Good Afternoon. We have early bird from 4-6 and Tour of Italy on Tuesday, along with our regular menu. Hope to see you soon.
3 September 2016|
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Response from Joseph T | Property representative |
We do not offer early bird on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is offered Tuesday thru Thursday 4:00 to 6:00. The early bird is also offered at lunch time. Monday thru Friday 11:30 to 2:00.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Westwood Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740-6129
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 732-222-9614
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