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Cafe L' Amore

455 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436-3414
+1 201-337-5558
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
455 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436-3414
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and great service! Everyone enjoys their food, especially the lobster ravioli! We love the homemade warm loaf of bread too. Mark and Michael extend a very friendly greeting to us each time we visit.

Thank lululeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great owners, great food, great service and a cozy place to enjoy Italian food. The flounder puttanesca is my favorite fish dish and my husband loves the chicken bosciolla! The pizza special is usually tempting and always delicious! Did I mention to bring your own...More

1  Thank Dawn O
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is the only pizza to eat. It is AMAZING! Love the thin crust. Love the salads. Love the brick oven. Love Michale and Mark. We have been going here for years. We have friends from California who want to eat here every night when...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I booked this restaurant for a smaller family event and could not have been happier with how it all turned out. We had about 45 people and most, if not all of us have never been to this restaurant. I read the reviews about the...More

1  Thank V9147FGrobertp
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This place is a gem and has been for consistently for many years. Michale and Mark (Owners) are always visible and welcoming . The food is always fresh and innovative and is a great mix of nouvelle Italian and American cuisines. Fish and past combinations...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped there for a business lunch since it was a middle point just off the highway (287). Parking is a problem (and the restaurant was not that full!). Food was not outstanding but met our expectation. Service was nice and adequate and we could...More

Thank MBD11
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This has been a family favorite restaurant for over 20 years! We have been eating at L'Amore since they first opened. We have since moved back to California and every time we visit NJ we have to eat here. The owners, Mike and Mark, are...More

Thank evil-G-nius
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Most importantly food really good. We have staples we love. Chicken parmigiana, fusilli, sausage, broccoli rabe and veal gardiniera. Pizza excellent brick oven thin crust. Always consistently good. Lots of competition in Oakland for Italian food and this has been our go to place for...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to this restaurant in over 1 year, but we were meeting friends for dinner and they chose Cafe L'Amour. Parking is difficult, even with the 1 valet attendant. When No one at our table raved about the food they were eating, I...More

Thank Olive C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We no longer live in New Jersey having retired to North Carolina. However,when we go back to meet up with friends and family, we make a point of stopping at Café l'Amore. The food is fabulous, authentic Italian. The owners are warm and welcoming and...More

Thank Retiredtolkg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436-3414
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 201-337-5558
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